TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Apollo-Ridge hires physics teacher

Daily Photo Galleries

AlleKiski Valley Photo Galleries

By George Guido
Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
 

Apollo-Ridge will have a new physics teacher for the coming school year.

The school board Thursday night hired David Hauge of Indiana, Pa., for a first-year starting salary of $36,000.

Hauge previously taught in a private school system that officials did not name.

In other business

• Resident Samuel Ross of Kiski Township asked about the $6 million fund balance for the school district, which is about 25 percent of the school district's $22.9 million budget. Ross said state law prohibits a real estate tax hike if the budget reserve is more than 8 percent to 12 percent of a district's budget.

Apollo-Ridge hiked its real estate tax 2.1 mills for the coming school year.

District officials said that there are assigned and unassigned uses for the reserve. In Apollo-Ridge's case, most of the $6 million reserve is assigned for pension and health care payments.

George Guido is a freelance writer for Trib Total Media.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read AlleKiski Valley

  1. New Ken raid nets 2 suspects, $4,000 in drugs
  2. Grateful Deer Lakes alum donates artwork
  3. 2 Republicans square off in Washington Township
  4. Mia Z voices no regrets after failing to advance on NBC show
  5. Boscov’s could help sustain decade-old Pittsburgh Mills
  6. Vandergrift Council continues TV series negotiations
  7. New Kensington plans to ‘party with purpose’
  8. Mia Z fans sing the blues, as Kiski Area student leaves ‘The Voice’
  9. Route 819 in Bell Township reopened after fatal car accident
  10. Entertainment attractions going strong in Pittsburgh Mills mall
  11. Lower Burrell weighs gas rights options