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Verndale school board approves personnel changes

The Verndale School Board approved three hirings and accepted two resignations Monday evening in a special meeting.

Mike Hess was hired as the district's IT Network Support manager. Olivia Wermers came aboard as an elementary teacher and Kristin Johnson was approved as a long-term substitute teacher.

Resigning their positions were kindergarten teacher Jessica Miller and long-term substitute teacher Paige Johnson.

Other matters approved by the board included an agreement with the College in the Schools/Concurrent Enrollment pact with Central Lakes, a contract with M State for eCampus services, a mental health purchase of service with Northern Pines and a school nursing services contract with Wadena County Public Health.

The next meeting of the board is Aug. 14.