CANFIELD – The South Range School Board this week approved an updated five-year financial forecast that shows a positive cash balance through the end.
Submitted by District Treasurer Mario Nero, the forecast shows a positive cash balance of just over $4 million in the former, but drops to $751,605 in the latter. The forecast also calls for the district to enter a spending deficit in the second year at just under $211,000 and increase to nearly $1.5 million in the last.
In other cases, the board approved a 1.95% pay increase for non-union staff, except Superintendent Bethany Carlson and Nero. The increase is the same as that of the contracts of teachers and classified unions.
The board also accepted the resignation of Eileen Hyland as a teaching assistant, hired Heidi Guilliams as an ESSER college tutor, and agreed to continue the Raider before and after custody program for 2022-2023 with associated costs. paid by parents enrolling eligible children.
Additionally, the council approved a lease agreement for the South Range Soccer Club to use the district’s southern grounds. The agreement is the same as the one with the Little Raiders program, in which the organization will maintain and scratch the ground and cannot install any permanent structures.
The board also approved the following additional contracts for the 2022-23 school year: Allegretto – Assistant Football Coach, Clyde Beaver III – Girls Varsity Track, Tyler Bradley – Co-MS Football Coach, Ericka Burkey – Academic Challenge, Ericka Burkey – Senior Class, David A. Buzzacco -Co- MS Football Coach, Allison Carrocci – HS Cheerleading Assistant, Charles Colucci – Volunteer Wrestling Coach, Matthew Combs – Freshman Football, Brian Crumbacher – Volunteer Football Coach, Alex Dickey – Assistant MS football, Bart Dockry – Volunteer Football Coach, Alexis DeMain – Assistant Women’s Football Coach, Frank Dispenza – Assistant Group Manager, Niki Dispenza – Majorettes/Flagline, Keith Drewnoski – Volunteer Football Coach, Donee Feren – Sporting Director, Jeffrey Fishel – Girls Varsity Basketball, Sarah Fishel – Ticket Manager 7-12, Sarah Fishel – National Honor Society, Anthony Foster – Football Coach Volunteer, Cade Frank – Speech & Debate Volunteer, Nicole Fryfogle – Speech & Debate, Mark Giesy – Web Page Manager, Frank Giordano – Assistant Wrestling Coach, Maria Joseph – Yearbook Advisor, Terry Kenney – Varsity Cross Country Assistant , William Klucinec – Boys Varsity Basketball, Roger Lewis – Middle School Band, Roger Lewis – High School Band, Gianna Maranucci Rohan – Junior Class Counselor, David Markulin – College Wrestling Coach, Brock Miller – 7-12 Assistant Athletic Director, Brock Miller – 7th Grade Women’s Basketball, Christopher Patrone – MS Football Assistant, Brenda Petit – Middle School Student Council, Brenda Petit – Middle School Yearbook Advisor, David Rach – Assistant Football Coach, Jacklyn Racketa – Power of the Pen, Jacklyn Racheta – English Festival, John Richardson – Volunteer Wrestling Coach, James Richley – Deputy Group Manager, Angela Rosen – Key Club Advisor, Anne Marie Napl es – Assistant Speech and Debate, Donald Newell Jr. – Assistant Wrestling Coach, Donald Newell Sr. – Volunteer Wrestling Coach, Nicole Rothbauer – Volunteer Speech and Debate, Kristen Scott – High School Student Council, Amy Shane – High School Cheerleading , Laurel Sobota – Assistant High School Drama Coach, Michael Sobota – Drama Coach, Michael Sobota – Middle School Drama Coach, Michael Sobota – Facilities Coordinator, Deborah Staffeld – Pen Power, Joseph Staffeld – Boys Football Assistant Coach , John Tomaino – Assistant Wrestling Coach, *Chad Turchetta – Volunteer Wrestling Coach, Lisa Toy – English Festival, Lisa Toy – Future Teachers of America Advisor and John Veneskey – High School Vocal.
Carlson reminded everyone that graduation is at 6 p.m. on May 28 and the last day for students is June 2.
Carlson also reported that the district continues to seek replacements for teacher aides, teachers and bus drivers. She said the district will help train anyone who wants to become certified to drive a bus and “All positions are ideal for stay-at-home parents who want to work only while their children are in school.”
The June board meeting has been rescheduled for 3:30 p.m. on June 29.