School board accepts resignations; reduces force

USD 410 board of education met April 28 for a special meeting, primarily to accept teacher and staff resignations and to determine non-renewed contracts.

Following 25 minutes of executive sessions to discuss personnel, the resignations of Tonya Bartel as PAT Parent Educator, Danny Lundberg, physical education teacher, Hillsboro Elementary School; Sharon Jost, classroom teacher, HES; and Charles Jones, district technology coordinator were accepted.

Resolutions to not renew two contracts also were approved. Contracts for Mickey Harvey and Claire Overstake were not renewed for the 2008-09 school year.

Ronda Suderman-King was hired as a PAT parent educator, Sharon Jost as a full-time teacher aide at HES, and Gregg Walker, instrumental music instructor for the district was given a 10-day extended contract.

A contract was approved for Robert Rempel to serve as the district's activities director.