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Personnel matters

School board approves new hires


Purcell’s Board of Education met in a special meeting last Thursday to address personnel changes in the district.

The board accepted the resignation of Makayla Cooper, Jackie Grimes, Kacee Uhles, Jake Deviney, Steve Massey, Shandra Elmore and Mindy Wells.

Tammy Williams was hired as a third grade teacher and Sheila Woodell was hired as a junior high social studies teacher.

The board approved Mike Boyett as a junior high para professional with coaching duties and Kassi Buchanan as a high school registrar.

Brandy Black was hired as a second grade teacher and Jacob Willing was hired as a junior high band director and assistant band director for the high school. Tiffany Cook was approved as an intermediate school counselor and Cyndie Childers was hired as a junior high special education teacher.

Board members also approved the reassignments of Ashley Howell from fifth grade language arts to a junior high ELA/reading teacher and adding head cross country and boys track coaching duties to Ray Samford.


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