MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Board approved contracts for several staff positions for the 2008-09 school year at their meeting on October 6.
Among those approved were the contracts for Prom sponsor, basketball cheerleading and two para-educator positions.
The contract for Prom sponsor was approved for Cindy Godbersen of Marcus; the contract for basketball cheerleading was approved for Caryn Barry of Marcus; the contract for a full-time para-educator was approved for Laura Petersen of Cleghorn; and a contract for .4 para-educator was approved for Gina Pottebaum of Le Mars.
In a related matter, the Board approved the resignation of para-educator Jill DiMilia, who is leaving town.
In other action, the Board discussed at length the Board's and Superintendent Jan Brandhorst's goals for the 2008-09 school year, and also discussed the Business Manager's contract.