The Van-Far R-I School Board held a special meeting last Thursday with the sole purpose of going into an Executive Session to fill some staff positions.
Board President Christy Nelson and members Jim Hopke, Kevin Motley, and Dr. Greg Frost were present for the votes. Board members Larry Wheeler, Pete Nasir, and Kimber Nation were not present for the meeting.
The board approved a measure to hire Madeline Flake as the new Family and Consumer Sciences teacher. She was also hired as the SOE-FACS Director and FCCLA Sponsor.
Tonya St. John has been hired as the SOE-FFA Director and FFA Sponsor. Several extra duty contracts were also approved as presented. The meeting adjourned after 31 minutes.