|Board recognizes VHS basketball team|
The Concordia Parish School Board recognized the achievements of the Vidalia High School boys' basketball team and took care of routine matters during a brief regular meeting Thursday.
Coaches Robert Sanders and Damus Smith and players were honored for the Vikings runner-up finisher in Class 3-A this past season.
The board approved the payment of invoices for March totaling $3.8 million and went into executive session to discuss a "student problem."
Additionally, the board changed the date for its May meeting to the 21st.
In personnel matters, the board approved:
Mary Alice Higgs, English teacher, Vidalia High School, effective May 21, 2009.
Kathryn Morris, Social Studies teacher, Monterey High School, effective May 21, 2009.
Noelanne Bennett-Kimball, special education teacher, Ridgecrest School, effective May 21, 2009.
Ruth Walker, special education teacher, Ferriday High School, effective May 21, 2009.
Annie M. Lawrence, paraprofessional, Vidalia Jr. High, effective May 21, 2009.
Jerome Harris, Central Office Maintenance, effective April 30, 2009.
Ricky Arrington, Title I Maintenance, effective June 1, 2009.
Tina Fitt, counselor, Vidalia Lower and Vidalia Upper, return from extended medical leave, effective March 30, 2009.
Janice Rogers, teacher, Ferriday Lower, return from extended medical leave, effective March 19, 2009.