LAKE TWP.  The Lake Local Schools Board of Education accepted one administrative resignation and one retirement, and rehired the person who resigned as a new business manager. 

The board accepted the retirement of Director of Operations Chris Eliopoulos, effective June 30, 2017, and the resignation of Principal of Hartville Elementary Jeffrey S. Breit, effective June 30, 2017. The board approved rehiring Breit as the business manager of the Lake Local School District, effective July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. 

"Chris Eliopoulos was with the district for over 25 years," said Superintendent Kevin Tobin. "Breit will transition into the position held by Eliopoulos over the summer. He’ll take over the duties of the director of operations plus additional responsibilities."

OTHER ACTIONS: 

- A representative from the state Auditor’s Office presented district treasurer Nicole Nichols with a certificate for having an error-free, clean auditor’s report for the fifth consecutive year.

- 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: Sophia Sharp and Zachary Novak, 3rd grade; Avery Neidert and Thomas Bailey, 5th grade; Gianna Douglas and Koby Miller, 8th grade; Samantha Minor and Kyle Paul, 12th grade. Also recognized were Jenna Reynolds, teacher of the month; Erin DeHaven, employee of the month; and Nina Musgave, volunteer of the month.

- Approved spring coaches for junior varsity tennis coach, middle school cheerleading coach, middle school wrestling, assistant strength, assistant varsity softball, assistant dance team, mat stat advisor, middle school head track coach, and a number of assistant and volunteer varsity track coaches.

UP NEXT: The next Board meeting is 7:30 p.m., March 20 at Lake Middle School, 511 Market Ave. SW.