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Mirandy Recognized for All-State

June 27, 2018
BY ED PARSONS - Staff Writer ( , Wetzel Chronicle

During the Wetzel County Board of Education meeting on June 18, the board presented Magnolia High School junior Pat Mirandy with a plaque in recognition of Mirandy making the West Virginia Class-A All-State baseball team, First Team.

Mirandy was a vital part of Coach Dave Cisar's Blue Eagles this season, helping them to the regional finals. Several of his teammates, along with his parents, attended the meeting for the award presentation.

Board President Warren Grace presented the plaque to Mirandy on behalf of the board, as Mirandy was congratulated by all.

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Patrick Mirandy poses with his parents, Pat and Holly, at the June 18 Wetzel County Board of Education meeting. .

In other matters, the board approved the minutes of the June 4 meeting. Also approved were the recommended retirements, resignations, professional personnel changes, service personnel, extracurricular, rescindments for 2018-19 school year, and reconfigurations for the 2018-19 school year.

Routine matters approved include out-of-state trips and release from Wetzel County Schools. The treasurer's report was approved for the payment of bills for the month of May 2018, transfers and increases in the budget and for unrestricted projects.

The board also unanimously approved the expulsion of a student for a period of 365 days, for violating the Safe School Act, State Board of Education Policy 4373 (Student code of conduct), and Wetzel County Board of Education Policy "JFC" (Student code of conduct).

Update were given to the board by Assistant Superintendent Shane Highley on the progress of the welding center.

Highley said a teacher has been hired, stations are getting in place, and representatives from three welding companies had been there. He said work has been completed on some of the electric, and the entire project is about 45 percent complete.

He also updated the board on staff development, including training sessions for drivers, nurses, and teachers. He said tech day was a success.

The board will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on July 2 at the county office, beginning at 6:30 p.m.



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