School board continues budget work

AnnGardner Eubank

by AnnGardner Eubank

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland school board on Tuesday, February 23, proposed adjustments that would make the beginning step of the teacher salary scale for the next school year $44,500.

During its budget workshop, the board also continued to discuss requests from instructors and departments, including a request to add a full time athletic and activities director. High school principal Travis Burns said the responsibilities related to maintaining a quality sports program exceeds the time allotted to the current part-time position.

Burns also noted that a full-time athletic director would take on additional responsibilities…

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