At the regular board meeting of the Joaquin ISD trustees last week, the board unanimously extended the contract of Superintendent, Dr. Phil Worsham by one year for a total of five years, beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2019. The terms of the salary were not made available.
The board also accepted the resignation of Cassie Kay; and retirements of Debbie Leggett and Terri Smith. Stephanie Harkness was also hired on a probationary contract subject to assignment.
oaquin trustees also called a school board election for May 10. The three-year terms currently held by John Paul Lawson, Frank Cooper and Jeff Hamilton are up for re-election. Voting will take place in the Joaquin ISD boardroom and the Huxley Volunteer Fire Department.
In other business, Board President Jay Dee Cockrell asked that the Tax Ratification Election – District Security be placed on the board’s February agenda.