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3 Percent Raises Approved for SVSD Employees

The employees had agreed to a pay freeze during the 2012-2013 school year, and the new one-year agreement is for the 2013-2014 school year.

The Saucon Valley School Board voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve retroactive (to July 1, 2013) three percent raises for paraprofessionals, food service workers, secretaries and a number of administrators, including superintendent Dr. Sandra Fellin, assistant superintendent Dr. Carl Atkinson and business manager David Bonenberger, the Express-Times reported.

The employees had agreed to a pay freeze during the 2012-2013 school year, and the new one-year agreement is for the 2013-2014 school year, the article indicated.

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busybody January 22, 2014 at 07:16 PM
@keeping it real, how exactly did I get vulgar? By stating the truth? That there are "mother's" in Hellertown who are making their living on their knees, or that there are big fat bullies on the bus overpowering the younger, smaller, kids and taking what ever they want. It's not vulgar hon, it's life. Wake up and smell the coffee.
busybody January 22, 2014 at 07:35 PM
@ all of you, if I had a child or grandchild in those schools and I knew that they had a practice in place called "forgotten lunch", I would be at every freaking school board meeting, on every person who was running for the school board, after every parent, every clergy member in the town and township, which I believe considers itself to be mostly "Christians", and demand that this practice stop. You might just as well take those kids strip them down to their underwear and make them stand on a table in the middle of the lunch room because that is how much you are embarrassing and shaming them, and for what? So a bunch of priggy adults can talk about the kid not having their lunch money. Right here, right now, I will say without knowing one single teacher, administrator, school board member that I am embarrassed and ashamed that my tax dollars are contributing to the denigration of a child, 8 or 18, angel or hoodlum. I feel nothing but disgust for every person employed by the SVSD who knows of this policy and has done nothing about it. You may be good teachers, but your indifference makes you all bad people. I truly hope you understand Karma, because she is coming for all of you.
SV Parent January 23, 2014 at 11:37 AM
@Walter.... agree the teacher's union is a factor, a big factor but when you talk buses, kids teaching kids, lunch issues, front office attitudes etc. those are admin decisions and deserve some scrutiny and we are talking about if admin has earned 3%
busybody January 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM
And the cocks crow Walter, because that is all they can do.
Julie January 28, 2014 at 03:41 PM
@busybody....all because a kid gets a cheese sandwich?! I don't get it. Do you think a child who doesn't hasnt had money in their account for several days but has been getting regular lunches should be given nothing, or be given a regular lunch?

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