ELNORA — The North Daviess School Board approved several coaching recommendations for spring sports during its monthly board meeting Monday.
Steve McNabb will head the varsity baseball program with Ashley Shurtz serving as assistant and John Mullen as varsity assistant. Adam Carroll will lead the junior varsity program. Mullen and Derek Parsons will also assist with the junior high program. Shom Berry, Tyler Dunbar, Landon Mokris and Trey Smith will serve as program volunteers.
The varsity track program will be led on the girls side by Chelsea Smith with Martin Rebeck leading the boys. Bobby Owens will serve as assistant for both varsity programs. Isaiah Borders and Chase Webster will be assistants for the boys program. Amy Remsburg will coach the girls junior high team while Jason Remsburg will be the junior high boys coach. Emily Remsburg will serve as a junior high volunteer.
Beth Smith will continue to head up the softball program. She will be assisted by Bob Beuhler and Imani Largan who will also assist with the JV program. Volunteer assistants will be Jodi Berry, Cassie Knepp and Mark Knepp.
BJ Sanders takes over the junior high team with Sara Fitzgerald and Olivia Hudson assisting. Abi Sanders will be a program volunteer.
Cory Swartzentruber, Carrie Rodich and Jason Swartzentruber will be the junior high FCPs.
Lindsey Secrest will coach the varsity tennis team and Nick Wininger will lead the golf team with help from volunteer Kaleb Roark.
The board accepted the resignation of Trent Fine as co-head golf coach.
Jump Start Summer School programs will once again be offered to North Daviess students who need a little extra help. Jump Start, run July 20 -Aug. 6 for incoming first through third graders. Class will run from 8:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Most the cost of running the program is reimbursed through the state.
Jump Start will also be available for incoming kindergartners who have been identified as needing a little extra help. That program will run the same dates and time as the elementary Jump Start program but is paid for through Title I funds.
If 15 or more students enroll in the supervised agriculture education class for high school students, the program will be offered. The experience gives students a chance to earn a minimum of 75 contact hours and the program is also reimbursable through the state.
Credit recovery will also be offered from 8 a.m. until noon June 7 – June 14 for students needing to make up classes to stay on track for graduation.
A donation of $500 was accepted from Mike and Kim Burkhart for the FFA students helping during the recent auction held at the Burkhart farm.