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Changes at Wallenpaupack

By Kevin Kearney
January 29, 2014

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP — Recent changes in the Wallenpaupack Area School District include the appointment of a new board president and vice president, as well as the resignations of several athletic coaches.

Jack Spall was appointed president of the board of directors during a recent reorganization meeting. John Kiesen-dahl was voted in as vice president of the board.

Superintendent Michael Silsby congratulated the two and thanked them for their service and leadership.

The board has also accepted, with regret, the resignations of Ashley Liptak, head coach of the field hockey team; Sarah Smith, assistant field hockey coach; Michelle Walutes, assistant track and field coach; and Ellide Provenzano, assistant field hockey coach. The resignations are effective immediately. Walutes will serve as a volunteer coach on the track and field team.

In other personnel matters, the board accepted, with regret, the resignation of high school Spanish teacher Bernadette Caridi, effective June 13; and the substitute teacher appointments of Anna Scarfalloto, of Honesdale, and Nicole Jacobus of Hawley.

The board will hold its next regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on February 10 in the high school library. A committee meeting, also open to the public, will be held prior to the regular meeting, at 5:30 p.m.