Boone Central School Board approved contracts Monday night for six certified staff members who will be new to the district next year.
The following staff hirings were approved:
• Amy Nelson will be a new kindergarten teacher. She has 12 years of teaching experience, including the past eight years at Newman Grove Public School.
• Amy Ahlers, a Boone Central graduate, will be the new third grade teacher. She has one year of elementary teaching experience at Lincoln Public Schools.
• Karlee Haecker will begin her first year of teaching as elementary guidance counselor at Boone Central.
• Jonathon Perone, an Albion High School graduate, will be activities director next year. Currently a physical education teacher at Bellevue West, he has previous college and high school coaching experience, and has served as an assistant activities director.
• Shaylee Ritterbush, a Boone Central graduate, will begin her first year of teaching as a second grade teacher at Boone Central.
• Robert Coakes, also a Boone Central graduate, will teach high school science next year. He has five years of previous teaching experience and is currently a science teacher at Elgin Public Schools.
Read the complete story in the April 11 Albion News & Petersburg Press, Print and E-Editions.