CLK School Board reorganizes

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette CLK Schools Superintendent Christopher Davidson recognized January as School Board Recognition Month by thanking the CLK School Board members for their dedication to the school district.

CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw (CLK) Public Schools conducted its organizational meeting, during which officers were appointed for the upcoming year.

The board appointed Phyllis Locatelli as president, while Michael Louma was appointed vice president. Melanie Parker is secretary, and Daniel Zubiena is treasurer, with Maria Campioni, James Vertin and Jason Wickstrom as trustees.

Superintendent Christopher Davidson announced that January is School Board Recognition Month, and offered his own appreciation.

“Community and business leaders, students, parents, teachers and other district staff,” said Davidson, “salute the C-L-K Board of Education for shaping education at CLK Schools. School Board President, Phyllis Locatelli; Vice President, Michael Luoma, M.D.; Secretary, Melanie Parker; Treasurer, Daniel Zubiena and Trustees: Maria Campioni, James Vertin, and Jason Wickstrom were recognized at their January meeting for setting goals for learning, developing policy, for guiding students and staff, overseeing educational programs, approving budgets for school district needs, and for making decisions that affect the quality of education in the C-L-K community.”

Among other action items, board members extended their appreciation to Calumet High School teachers Susan Rosemurgy and Robert Bohlsen and his students for fabricating a wooden plaque for the Calumet Lions Club.