Harvey Hietala is the newest director on the school board of Independent School District 318.  Doctor Patricia Westerburg resigned the position in February.  The board nominated and approved Mr. Hietala at last night’s general meeting.  Heitala will serve until the November election.

The district also has a new Superintendent.  Doctor Bruce Thomas was offered a two year contract and accepted it last night.

During last night’s meeting, the board also approved a resolution to terminate a continuing contract teacher and approved to place a teacher on unrequested leave of absence.  ISD 318 School Board meets in regular session again on May 19th at 7o’clock.