first_imgLatest Stories By Blood Sugar Blaster You Might Like Something sweet: Phillips celebrates 105 The day was May 18, 2012, and Inez Phillips knew the importance of that day. “It’s my birthday,” she said,… read more By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Email the author Pike BOE will cut 13 teachers Next UpBazzell also recommend a condensed calendar for the school year 2012-13 in accordance with the school calendar bill passed by the State Legislature.The board approved the superintendent’s recommendation, which includes a start date of Aug. 20. 2012.“We have taken Labor Day out of the calendar because it comes so close to the opening school date,” Bazzell said. “In October, Columbus Day will be a holiday, which will give us a break about half way through.” The Pike County Board of Education met Monday afternoon and made recommendations for non-renewal of contracts for 13 teachers, three specialty positions and three aides and adopted a calendar for the school year 2012-13.Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, said that he hopes to re-employ most of the positions, especially the elementary positions.“We will sit down and look at enrollment and retirements and hopefully be able to re-employ most positions by June 11,” he said. “However, some of the positions will not be renewed.” Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daycenter_img Published 10:50 pm Monday, May 21, 2012 Book Nook to reopen “That will give us 178 instructional days and 187 days for contracted personnel,” Bazzell said. “This is the best calendar that we can come up with.  The only good thing that I can say about the Legislature’s school calendar bill is that it sunsets in a year and a half.”The board also approved the hiring of Ashley Meadows as Spanish teacher at Goshen High School for the school year 2012-13 and accepted the resignation of Janice Cox bus driver effective May 25. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Veterans’ Day is a national holiday and will be taken in November along with three days at Thanksgiving. The first semester will end on Dec. 19 and school will dismiss for the Christmas holidays.Students will return to class on Jan. 3, 2013, and the first break after the holidays will be Presidents Day in February. Spring break will coincide with Troy University’s spring break March 11-15. Then, there will be no break until the last day of school. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more