Benjamin Logan Board Approves Math Curriculum; Approves Contracts


The Benjamin Logan Board of Education convened for its regular meeting on April 22 at 6 PM.

The agenda for the meeting was approved, setting the stage for a series of critical discussions and decisions regarding the district’s operations and initiatives.

Under the section of Board Action Items, several key resolutions were passed, including:

  • Approval of meeting minutes
  • Authorization for training funded through ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funds
  • Employment of personnel for Orton Gillingham Training Stipends, also financed through ESSER III funds
  • Approval of contracts with leading educational providers such as Cengage Learning and McGraw Hill, demonstrating the district’s commitment to enhancing educational resources

Superintendent Scheu chats about this district’s Math Curriculum expenses and board concerns:

  • Authorization of maintenance services (MLJ Maintenance Services Contract), Xtek Partners Contract, and ByteSpeed Contract, further strengthening the district’s infrastructure and computer support systems
  • Adoption of a resolution regarding Reduction in Force due to financial reasons, reflecting the Board’s diligent oversight of staffing matters

Recognition was given to outstanding seniors Ben Chamberlain and Katie Workman.

Tim Scheiderer gave a detailed report of Benjamin Logan’s buildings and grounds. Scheiderer explained the condition of the entire facility and gave a five-year forecast of expenses, including preventative maintenance and reactive repairs.

The board went on to hear administrative reports, including the Superintendent’s report and the Treasurer/CFO’s financial report.

Dates will be set for upcoming negotiations soon.

A STEM grant from Honda for $5,500 and an AG03 Ohio Attorney General School Safety Grant for $7,285.50 were accepted.

Personnel matters were also addressed, including approval of various supplemental contracts, professional development stipends, and honorariums.

Contracts approved include:


  • Cheer Coach Football Varsity HS- Maxine Trout
  • Cross Country Coach MS- Nancy Forsythe
  • Cross Country Coach Boys HS- Kevin Butler
  • Cross Country Coach Girls HS- Mike Coder
  • Football Coach MS- Matt Marshall
  • Football Coach MS- Cole Carpenter
  • Football Coach MS- Lance Predmore
  • Football Coach Assistant HS- Jeff Fay
  • Football Coach Assistant HS- Kyle Seeley
  • Football Coach Assistant HS- Jordy Buck
  • Football Coach Assistant HS- Kyle Rose
  • Football Coach Assistant HS- Vincent Godsey
  • Football Coach Head HS- Paul Jenne
  • Golf Coach Head Boys HS- Perry Carper
  • Golf Coach Head Girls HS- Greg Saylor
  • Soccer Coach Assistant Boys HS- Rob Painter
  • Soccer Coach Boys Varsity HS- Jamie Hughes
  • Soccer Coach Girls Varsity HS- Kyle Trees
  • Volleyball Coach MS- Randy Cline
  • Volleyball Coach MS- Molly Vance
  • Volleyball Coach Assistant HS- Kaitlin Lindemer
  • Volleyball Coach Freshman HS- Sarah Franjesivic
  • Volleyball Coach Head HS- Jackie Cline
  • Weight Room Assistant Coordinator HS- Kyle Rose
  • Weight Room Head Coordinator HS- Joe Webb


  • LPDC Member Admin- Sally Stolly
  • LPDC Member Admin- Annette Ramga-Alatorre

The board approved the Class of 2024 graduation list and a sixth-grade trip to Camp Wilson.

Graduation is set for Friday, May 24, 2024, at 7 PM.

The Sixth grade trip to Camp Wilson is May 20-22, 2024.

Administrative matters were managed with consent agenda approvals, policy considerations, and acknowledgments of volunteer services and donations.

Donations included $265.00 from Benjamin Logan PTS for supporting the 8th Grade Washington D.C. trip and $300.00 from Bellefontaine Rotary Club to NHS to purchase supplies for Raider Relay.

The next Board of Education meeting is scheduled for May 20, 2024, at 6 PM.