Francine Davis, former Halifax County Middle School seventh grade assistant principal, is moving to Sinai Elementary where she will serve as principal.

Halifax County School Board members appointed her to the position when they met Monday evening with a salary of $70,000.

The position at Sinai Elementary became available after Dawn Miller was appointed to serve as principal at Halifax County Middle School.

Davis was first appointed to the middle school in September of 2017.

Also included in the board’s approved personnel report were the following:

Certified personnel

Appointments

• Steve Brumfield as director of operations and maintenance with a salary of $63,500;

• Jeffrey A. Williams as guidance counselor with a salary of $42,720;

• Sebastian Taylor as an art teacher at Halifax County Middle School with a salary of $40,416;

• Jared Cabaniss as an English 6 teacher at the middle school with a salary of $40,416;

• Kiara Branch as a SPED teacher at the middle school with a salary of $42,602;

• Casey Cei as a teacher at South Boston Elementary with a salary of $40,416;

• Nicole Clem as a pharmacy tech at Halifax County High School with a salary of $40,416;

• Tanya Oliver as a kindergarten teacher at Sydnor Jennings Elementary with a salary of $40,416;

• Willa Hatcher as a SPED teacher at the middle school with a salary of $40,534;

Resignations

• Cluster Springs Elementary School lead SPED teacher Joni Foster-Card effective July 26;

• HCMS school counselor Julia Tomlinson-Powell effective Aug. 2;

• HCMS SPED teacher Ellen Matthews effective Aug. 12;

• Scottsburg Elementary SPED teacher Teylor L. Edmonds effective Aug. 16;

Retirement

• South Boston Elementary instructional coach Karla Gravitt effective Aug. 1;

Classified personnel

Appointments

• Wendy Damus as a receptionist at central office with a salary of $20,382;

• Terrence Brandon as a SPED paraprofessional at the middle school with a salary of $11,993;

• Toni Perkins as a SPED paraprofessional at the middle school with a salary of $21,213;

• Gloria Claiborne as a SPED paraprofessional at the middle school with a salary of $16,542;

• Acquela Richardson as a physical education paraprofessional at South Boston Early Learning Center with a salary of $12,456;

• Jillian Howerton as a SPED paraprofessional at South Boston Elementary with a salary of $11,993;

• Ann Henderson as a pre-k paraprofessional at South Boston Early Learning Center with a salary of $16,542;

• Darrell L. Marable as a custodian at the high school with a salary of $17,861;

• Sandra Palmer as a SPED paraprofessional at the middle school with a salary of $12,730;

• Darrell L. Marable as a custodian at Halifax County High School with a salary of $17,861;

• Adam Prevette as a SPED paraprofessional at the middle school with a salary of $16,542;

• Joanie Cranford as a SPED paraprofessional at South Boston Elementary with a salary of $11,993;

Retirements

• Scottsburg Elementary paraprofessional Donna M. Terry effective Aug. 1;

• South Boston Elementary SPED paraprofessional Helen Slagle effective Aug. 1

Resignation

• South Boston Elementary paraprofessional Karen Wilkins-Taylor effective June 30;

• Jacqueline E. Chandler car driver of car 65 effective Aug. 5

Appointments

• Veronica Chalmers, Angela Coleman, Robbin Coleman, Stephanie Crews, Cathie Dixon, Paige Fallen, Francine Gordon, Morgan Link, Dominece Majors, Rene’qua McCraw, Travis Moore, Vickie Palmer, James Sizemore and Juanita Sydnor as substitute teachers;

• Joe Miller as a substitute custodian;

• Morgan Link, Sarah Pleasants and James Sizemore as substitute secretaries;

Athletic Report

• Appointment of Tracy Roller as JV head volleyball coach at the high school with a salary of $2,500;

• Appointment of Chris Lacks as JV golf coach at the high school with a salary of $2,500;

• Resignation of Melanie Saunders from high school cross country effective Aug. 9;

• Appointment of Derek Fountain to volunteer with the middle school football team; and

• Appointment of Diante Medley to volunteer with the middle school football team

Ashley Hodge reports for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at ahodge@gazettevirginian.com

Ashley Hodge is a staff writer for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at ahodge@gazettevirginian.com