CHURUBUSCO — Ralph Bailey took charge of the board meeting at Smith-Green Community Schools Monday. The board asked Bailey to be interim superintendent July 2 at a special meeting after the surprise departure of Steve Darnell June 29.
Bailey is a long-time educator who served for many years at Whitley County Consolidated Schools and since retirement has been interim superintendent at many schools in northeast Indiana.
Claims were approved by the board. Regular claims of $46,298.74 and pre-paid claims of $584,641 totaled $630,939.74. Payroll came in at $542,688.53 for a grand total of $1,173,628.27.
The board approved the resignation of Trisha Brooks as Thespians sponsor with a stipend of $317 on the Churubusco Junior Senior High School extra-curricular schedule.