The Jay School Board approved hiring four teachers on Thursday, July 20 for the upcoming school year.

The board met in a special meeting and hired Lorilee Stinman as a middle school language arts teacher, Cameron Smith, physical education and coach; Jacqueline Katsuren, second grade teacher and Teresa Craig as middle school math teacher. All will be have temporary contracts.

Also approved by the board are two reassignments, Kellea Ann Hampton as an upper elementary teacher and Jessica Gonzalez to the position of Miami Family Service worker.

After the meeting, Superintendent Kenneth Bridges said he is pleased with the new additions.

The board also approved:

Federal mileage reimbursement rate of .53.5.

Declare elementary cafeteria tables and buses as surplus property.

A bid for a grinder pump at the hog barn.