BCS Board Reviews District Report Card 


The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday night.

Executive Director of Instructional Services, Shanel Henry, presented the district’s state report card to the board.

She outlined strengths and areas in need of improvement.

BCS earned an overall score of 3.5 out of 5.

Superintendent Brad Hall comments on the report card:

Gap closing was the district’s best category.

This measures a student’s own growth from one year to the next.

The weighted graduation rate was 95.8 percent.

You can see the BCS Report Card at HERE

Several personnel items were approved by the board:

  • Candace Wagner and Karen Rader were hired as intervention specialists
  • Rosalind Brown, Linda McQuinley, Joni Siler, Phil Forsythe, Alex Burton, Lilie Elliott, and Polly Rodenhausen were hired as substitutes, Brown, McQuinley, Siler, and Forsythe are substitute teachers on special assignments
  • Kristy McKirahan was hired as a tutor for home/in-school instruction
  • Alex Burton, Joanna Eaton, Cassidy Hicks, Tawnya Irick, Erica Morris, and Jordan Vermillion were hired as educational aides
  • Hunter Siler was hired as a maintenance worker

The following substitute workers were approved:

  • Thomas Christensen as a bus driver.
  • Sue Crawfis as a food service worker.
  • Holli Taylor as a school nurse.

The following supplemental coaching contracts were approved:

  • Henry Stolly – high school boys head basketball
  • Zach Showalter – assistant high school boys basketball (freshman, junior varsity, and varsity)
  • Sean Egler – junior varsity boys basketball
  • Drew Jackson – freshman boys basketball
  • Caleb Mitchell –  8th grade boys basketball
  • Mike Mosbarger – 7th grade boys basketball
  • Tom Rose – middle school boys basketball assistant
  • Jeremiah Vigansky – 7th-grade girls’ head basketball

The board also approved two volunteer coaches:

  • Josh Jones – high school boys basketball
  • Meredith Richters – high school swim

Barb Triplett was hired as an athletic worker.

The board increased the trip rate for substitute bus drivers to $16.75/hour.

Finally, the board recognized the September and October Seniors of the Month with an achievement pin and a $15 gift card to Ron’s Pizza.

  • September – Ashton Carey and Jack Varner
  • October – Austin Hammond and Emily Taylor

The next board meeting will be November 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Center.