Story by Sandy Giordano, Beaver County Radio News
(Hopewell Twp., Beaver County, Pa.) The Hopewell Area School Board met on Tuesday Night and approved the retirement of the Junior high school head cook Denise Stevens. Her will retirement will be effective April 14, 2023. She has served the district in that capacity for 40 years
In other business the board approved the hiring of Kamryn Geisler as a special education teacher. She will teach at the junior high school effective December 12, 2022. Reon Nesmith resigned as volunteer junior high school assistant basketball coach, he is being replaced by Ryan Brown Temporary employment acting. high school assistant principal Nadia Engel was thanked. by the board for her service. Dr. Robert Kartychak, the assistant high school principal, has been serving as Acting Superintendent.. The new superintendent Jeff Beltz was hired. earlier this month and begins his duties on December 14, 2022. He is being paid an additional $750.00 a week during the transition period, November 29 to December 13, 2022..
The board will reorganize on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7 p.m.