Jersey Shore lifts mask order

The Jersey Shore Area School Board approved a revised health and safety plan that allows optional masking of students and staff in the district.

The district joins other schools in Lycoming County which have recently opted to lift mask orders.

Earlier this month, a state court ruled that the state Department of Health order is illegal.

In other matters, the board approved an agreement with ESS Northeast, LLC, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, to provide substitute teachers and other related staffing needs in the district.

The board approved a transportation agreement with Clinton County Children & Youth for students in foster care.

A three-year agreement was approved with Intermediate Unit 17 to provide the district with a licensed social worker for 20 hours per week

In personnel matters, the board approved the following to fall season head coaching positions for 2022-23: Tyler Henry, cross country’ Ann-Marie Dincher, girls tennis; Michael Schall, golf.

The board approved Beth Wrench as lunch monitor at Jersey Shore Area Elementary at $9.42 per hour.

Frank Kos was approved as a bus driver for Susquehanna Transit.

The following positions and stipends for the High School musical, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, were approved:

• Heather Haigh, musical director, $2,145.00

• Michele Long, musical drama director, $2,145.00

• Tim Greene, lighting, $625

• Jeff Klugh, $625, Julie Wagner, $312, Mallory Myers, $312, stage managers.

• Charlotte Bierly, Nicola Paulhamus, Janna Riggle, public relations, $208 each.

• Sarah Keim, production set design/completion, $1,000.

• Scott Alexander, sound, $625.

The following positions and and stipends for the high school drama production, General Gorgeous, were approved:

• Michele Long, drama director, $1,500.

• Michele Long, lighting, $400.

• Heather Haigh and Julie Wagner, stage managers, $400.

• Charolotte Bierly, public relations, $400.

• Scott Alexander, sound, $400.

• Michele Long, production set and design, $563.


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