Thursday, August 5, 2004

Assistant principal hired for Shawnee

In the schools

LIBERTY TWP. - Melissa Alexander, a Liberty Elementary School third-grade teacher, has been appointed assistant principal at Shawnee Elementary.

She will earn $61,770 annually.

Alexander holds a bachelor's degree from Miami University and master's degree from Wright State University. She has been a third-grade teacher at Liberty since 1999.

Mason High offers parking passes

MASON - Parking passes for Mason High School will be distributed to students from 1-3 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and Aug. 17 and 18. Tag numbers will be assigned by class in the order applications were received.

Cost is $40 for all year, $30 for two trimesters, or $20 for one trimester. Information: 398-5025.

New principal hired for Elda Elementary

ROSS TWP. - Deborah Johnsen has been named principal of Elda Elementary School, effective this week. She has a two-year contract and will earn $67,500 annually.

Pay-to-play costs more in Talawanda

OXFORD - The cost to play sports is going up for athletes in the Talawanda Schools.

High school students will pay $150 for the first sport, an increase of $50, and $75 for each additional sport, an increase of $25. Middle school athletes will pay $100 for one sport, and $50 for each additional sport, both increasing $25.

The family maximum has been increased from $200 to $500.

Information: 459-2937.

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