GRANDVIEW - At Monday night's regular school board meeting the board approved hiring staff for the fresh fruit and vegetable program in the elementary schools.
For 1.5 hours each Monday through Thursday, the hired staff will include Mary Alaniz, Mariselda Morales, Eva Heberlein, Michelle Gallegos, Wayne Madson and Vickie Hernandez.
Ashley Salas was also hired as a Compass High School kitchen assistant and Rosie Winters was hired as a middle school building secretary.
In addition, the board approved a leave of absence for Sarah Curfman as an administrative secretary in the superintendent's office.
Also at the meeting, the board approved contracts with Jennifer White and Wendy Marlowe for professional services. The two were hired to design and implement a special education program.