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By Brian Hess
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Claysburg-Kimmel Recognizes Basketball Teams; Sets 2020-21 School Year Calendar


February 20, 2020

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The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board on Feb. 12, recognized the high school boys' and girls' basketball teams for their accomplishments this season. Each team qualified for the District 6 Class 2A playoffs. Also recognized were Kyle Glass (left) and Megan Hartman (right), who each scored their 1,000th career point this season. With the players are their respective coaches, Mike Harris and Jess Veverka.

The Claysburg-Kimmel school district directors approved the 2020-21 school calendar during the Feb. 12 regular meeting.

The first day for students this fall will be Wednesday, Aug. 26. The last day for students will be Wednesday, June 2. Commencement is scheduled for Sunday, June 6.

The district will observe the Thanksgiving break from Thursday, Nov. 26, through Tuesday, Dec. 1. Schools will be closed for the Christmas break from Thursday, Dec. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 3. Students will be home for President's Day break from Friday, Feb. 12, through Monday, Feb. 15. The Easter break is scheduled to begin Thursday, April 1, and continue through Monday, April 5.

Snow makeup dates are scheduled for Dec. 1, Feb. 12, April 1, April 5 and June 3.

In other business at the February meeting, the board approved the agreement between Logan Township and the C-K School District for the use of the police department K-9 unit. The agreement permits the district to use the unit to perform locker searches.

Gunner O'Malley Reed was added to the list of support staff substitutes.

Kayla Musselman's resignation from her position as junior high volleyball coach was approved by the board.

The board approved the appointments of Jennifer Wogan and Tammy Carson as co-advisors for prom and co-advisors for after-prom.

The board approved the following spring coaches: Michael Barbarini, head varsity softball; Karen Dugan, assistant varsity softball; Alison McMullen, head junior high softball; Dale Troutman, assistant junior high softball; Justin Harris, head varsity baseball; Tim Oakes, assistant varsity baseball; Ben Chamberlain, second assistant varsity baseball; Matt Campagna, junior high baseball; and Tyler Claar, assistant junior high baseball.

During the meeting, the board recognized the varsity girls' and boys' basketball teams. Each team qualified for the District 6 Class 2A playoffs.

Jess Veverka, head coach of the Lady Bulldogs, thanked the community for its support.

"We have had a very successful season, though we have had our ups and downs," Veverka said.

Mike Harris said it has been "a pleasure" to coach the varsity boys' squad.

"The boys have put in a lot of hard work and have a great attitude," said Harris, who thanked everyone for the support.

C-K seniors Megan Hartman and Kyle Glass were recognized for reaching the 1,000-career-point plateau this season. Hartman became the 13th Lady Bulldog in school history to reach 1,000 career points on Jan. 22 against Juniata Valley.

Glass became just the sixth Bulldog in school history – and the first in 16 years – to score 1,000 points. He achieved that feat on Feb. 4 against Glendale.

The school board will hold its next official meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11.


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