Hopewell Area School Board Meets To Discuss Shake-Up In Its Teacher Staff

Hopewell School Board met last night  and approved the retirement of 6th grade teacher Joyce Gratson.  Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano reports that Gratson has taught in the district 22 years and  her retirement is effective 2/3/2017. A full time special education  teacher for grades k-4 was approved for Margaret Ross Elementary School effective today.  A special education aide  position was eliminated, and one was added at the junior high school with board approval because some  elementary students are now in junior high. The board’s regular meeting is on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m.