The Wheaton R-3 School Board extended contracts to over two dozen faculty members at its regularly scheduled meeting on March 17.
Elementary faculty members rehired for the 2011-12 school year include: Glenda Ball, Jaymi Bellah, Diana Bray, Melissa Creed, August Flohr, David Glenn, Melissa Hayslip, Traci Mitchell, Debra Menefee, Sandra Radford, Ashley Roe, Melissa Roberson, Sally Sharp and May Yang.
The following junior and senior high school faculty members will also return to the district next year: Jodi Arnold, Sadie Ball, Valerie Ball, David Bolton, Deanne Carter, Amber Gallemore, James Green, Holley Lacey, Twyla McInturff, Michael Robbins, Rusty Roe and Jason Webb.
In other business, the Wheaton R-3 School Board:
* Hired Michael Evans to serve as junior and senior high school principal for the 2011-12 school year.
* Heard the monthly financial and administrative reports.
* Tabled a discussion on roof repairs for the school library.
* Approved a food service contract with OPAA for the 2011-12 school year.