The Verona R-7 Board of Education held a special meeting on Aug. 2 to act on personnel to prepare for the 2011-12 school year.
Members voted to accept the resignation of Tracy Clements as high school counselor. The position remains open at the present time.
Cynthia Murphy was released from her contract to start as a third grade teacher this fall. Board members voted to fill the position by hiring Leigh Ann McRoberts.
Katherine Young was also hired as a special education para-professional. Both new hires were contingent upon background checks.