At Monday evening’s Herscher CUSD2 Board meeting, Alan High, Herscher High school soccer coach, proposed the addition of a 7th and 8th grade soccer program. The proposal includes playing other local schools, but is not an IESA sanctioned program.

There is not enough time for the program to be considered for this year, but the board will discuss the matter for next year.

Also, the board approved the Title I Schoolwide Waivers, Title I Schoolwide Plan, and Title I Parent Involvement Policy.

In addition, the board approved the Non-Certified Seniority List, the HHS Curriculum Guide for 2020-and the HHS Parent/Student Handbook for 2020-2021.

Regarding personnel, Patti Galeaz, Bonfield Grade School RTI Teacher, retired effective Jan 29, 2020. In addition, there were two non-certified retirees: Mary Jo Bailey, Herscher High School Secretary, effective June 30, 2020 and Diana Ortman, Bonfield Grade School, Media Clerk effective the end of 19-20 school year.

Amy Meyer, resigned as HHS Freshmen Volleyball Coach, pending suitable replacement.

Meghan O’Key-Arcari was hired as a PreK-Parapro (part-time), and Anthony Engelman was appointed HHS Freshmen Baseball Coach.