WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Ridgewood Local Board of Education met in regular session Monday Sept. 19, 2016. The meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of Ashley Edwards, a recent Ridgewood graduate who was killed in an automobile accident.

A presentation was given by Julie Feldner, teacher and Washington D. C. trip coordinator. The 8th grade trip is scheduled for May 22-25, 2017.

The treasurer's report was given and approved. The following actions were approved by the board at the recommendation by Superintendent Michael Masloski: Substitute teacher list, Jennifer Shanks, part-time Music teacher as a substitute; Patsy Cruxton and Carrie Roahig as Classified Substitutes; Wendy Croy and Maria Prater as Home Instruction teachers; and Lori Cabot resigned as RMS Honor Society Advisor.

Volunteers approved were Brandi Calway (RES), Kristina Alan (RES and RMS), and Tony Hoffman (FFA at RHS).

Supplemental contracts for the 2016 -2017-school year are: Penny Mast, Freshman Class Advisor; Duke Stark, Sophomore Class Advisor; Kathy Wright, Junior Class Advisor; Jill Bryan, Junior Class advisor; Jill Collins, Senior Class Advisor; Duke Stark, Quiz Team; Jane Buehler, National Honor Society (50%); Leslie Dulgar, RMS Honor Society; Travis Simmons, Jr. Varsity Asst. Baseball; Sally Sharier, Jr. Varsity Asst. Softball; Thad Youngen, RMS Wrestling Coach; Julie Feldner, RHS Student Council; Amy Lott, Foreign Language Club (50%); Jane Buehler, Foreign Language Club (50%); Michelle Stoffer, Teen Institute; Jill Collins, Drama Advisor; Rebecca Wells, Asst. Drama Advisor; Carissa Dickerson, Yearbook; Julie Feldner, Washington D C Trip Advisor; Andi Dobbins, Mentor (Chad Carroll); Dusty Shroyer, Asst. Baseball; Tina Parmiter, Asst. Softball.

Also approved: VIP Rehabilitation Service Contract, After School Enrichment program for grades 6-12 at a cost of $8,000. Saturday School Monitors: Todd Stoffer, Matt Colvin, Trista Claxon, and Lori Cabot. Prodigy Student Travel for the 8th grade trip to Washington D. C., New Policy 3223 for Standard Based School Counselor Evaluation; FFA field trip Oct. 19-22 to Indianapolis, Ind.; and an Exchange Student.

Superintendent Michael Masloski also presented new business and set dates for the Building and Grounds committee, and the Records Commission, and recognized the staff members that have taken ALICE training.

He also reported on the Library committee that had visited Meadowbrook High School and Muskingum University to see their 21st Century Libraries.

The next meeting will be Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Administration Building.