LAKE TWP.  During the regular meeting on Dec. 19, The Lake Local Schools Board or Education approved Derrick Bailey as the board president pro-tempore for the annual organizational meeting scheduled for Jan. 9.

The regular board of education meeting will immediately follow the organizational meeting.


- Approved the district’s school calendar for 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years.

- Held the monthly Hartville Lion’s Club, Uniontown Lion’s Club and the Lake Board of Education recognition program. The following students and staff were recognized: Stormi VanHorn and Carter Herendeen, 3rd grade; Persis Saji and Celton Dutton, 5th grade; Emma Moorhead and Carson Miller, 8th grade; Sarah Igleheart and Drew DeLap, 12th grade. Also recognized, Alissa Milini, teacher of the month; Nancy Hudak, employee of the month; and Rosemarie Hoover, volunteer of the month.

- Awarded the Momentum Award from the Ohio Department of Education to Lake Elementary School in recognition of exceeding expectations in student growth on the Ohio School Report Cards for the 2015-16 school year. Principal Donna Bruner accepted the award for the school.

- Went into executive session to discuss the purchase of property for public purposes or the sale of property at competitive bidding with no action taken.

UP NEXT: The next Board meeting is 7:00 p.m., Jan. 9 at Lake Middle School, 511 Market Ave. SW, Hartville.