Minutes of the U234 Board of Education Special Meeting on Feb. 27

Monday, February 27, 2023


Members of the USD 234 Board of Education met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2023, for a special board meeting at the board office.


President Danny Brown opened the meeting.


The board held a work session led by Superintendent Destry Brown to update the board regarding long-range facility and maintenance needs facing the district.  Gina Shelton, Finance Director/Board Clerk provided financial information in regard to the various funds that can be used for capital projects.  There was discussion.


The board went into an executive session for personnel matters.


The board approved the following items:

  • Approval of Personnel Report (following)


President Danny Brown adjourned the meeting.





February 27, 2023




Sabrina Cady – Resignation, Van Driver/Fort Scott Middle School Paraprofessional, effective March 8, 2023

Colin Downey – Resignation, Fort Scott High School Social Studies Teacher, effective at the end of the 2022-23 school year

Lienna Upchurch – Resignation, Eugene Ware Special Education Teacher, effective at the end of the 2022-23 school year

Robert West – Termination, Preschool/Eugene Ware Custodian, effective March 7, 2023



Megan Blythe – Fort Scott High School Art Teacher – remainder of 2022-23 school year

Alicia Craig – Change position to a 4-hour Van Driver and 6.50-hour Winfield Scott Paraprofessional, effective 03/06/23

Jamie Dawson – Transfer from Eugene Ware Paraprofessional to Winfield Scott Paraprofessional on 02/21/23

Alexandrea Herring – Preschool/Eugene Ware Custodian, effective February 23, 2023

Mesa Jones – FSHS Play Assistant

David Martin – FSHS Assistant Swim Coach

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