COULEE DAM -- The Grand Coulee Dam School District board made a number of personnel decisions at its Monday night meeting.
Nate Piturachsatit resigned as Middle School track coach; Raehanne Piturachsatit resigned as Lake Roosevelt High School assistant volleyball coach; and Amanda Fisher resigned as special education paraprofessional.
Jeremiah Seekins, Lake Roosevelt High School math aid, resigned to take his student teaching assignment; and Joell Vivant-Slaven was approved for maternity leave.
Stephanie Baldwin was hired as a first-grade teacher; Katie Beery was hired as a kindergarten teacher; and Heather Raines was hired as a fifth-grade teacher.
Aaron Derr is moving from district website administrator to an internal assignment; and Jeff Piturachsatit is moving from 7-8 grade math to LR junior-senior high math.
NESPELEM -- The Nespelem School District accepted resignations and new hires and tabled some monetary decisions Monday night.
The school board hired Mary Hall as the district’s interim superintendent and will be searching for a permanent replacement for John Adkins over the next several months.
Also hired were Christina Christopherson as a teacher. Linda Rise was hired as a first-grade teacher.
Denise Hannah was hired as an assistant cook.
The board accepted the resignation of the grades 6-7-8 math and science teacher, Roger Fisher, and of classified worker and bus driver Debbie Fisher.
The district will advertise to fill the teaching position, as well as for a new boys’ basketball coach and a special education paraprofessional.
The board did not pass the district budget as planned, but will consider it at an upcoming special meeting at a time to be determined later, when the budgeting contractor can be present.
Also tabled, until more bids come in, were decisions on maintenance work for the school roof and portable buildings, and the fire alarm and suppression system.