Kelly Misch, 440-285-4052, ext. 409

BOE members take oath of office

During the Chardon Local School District Board of Education’s organizational meeting on Jan. 13, board members Karen Blankenship, Guy Wilson and Keith Brewster, elected in November, took their oaths of office.

Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer Deb Armbruster also swore board member Madelon Horvath in as board president and Mrs. Blankenship as vice president.

The BOE also made their 2020 appointments, including Mrs. Blankenship as the Chardon Schools Foundation liaison and tax incentive review council representative, Mr. Brewster as legislative liaison, Mr. Wilson as student and staff liaison and board member Paul Stefanko as the Auburn Career Center representative.

The next regular meeting is Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the BOE office, 428 North St. in Chardon.

Chardon celebrates school board

The Chardon Local School District celebrated School Board Recognition Month by thanking the Chardon Board of Education.

Students created gifts and cards that matched the 2020 Ohio School Boards Association’s Planting the Seeds of Success theme, including finger-painted leaves on trees from Tiny Topper Preschool students. Chardon High School seniors Kaylie Malloy and Caleigh Dawson, who serve as student liaisons to the board, also expressed their gratitude to the board during their January presentation.

“There is something really special about Chardon,” Kaylie said during her presentation. “It’s obvious how much you care about our students. You help build this school community and support it.”

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