A number of positions were approved by the Catasauqua school board during the Feb. 14 meeting.
The board unanimously approved Trajano Bastida as the Catasauqua Middle School soccer coach with a stipend of $2,671; James Schaffer and Erin DeBoer as Catasauqua High School Brown and White co-advisers with stipends of $1,772; Erika Proctor as the CHS assistant softball coach volunteer; Randy Gillespie as CMS assistant soccer coach volunteer; and Richard Clancy as CHS assistant softball coach with a stipend of $2,671.
During the meeting, the board also appointed Nicholas Roberts and Tahree Robinson, both to serve as districtwide custodians.
Also, the board approved a change in employment status for Paul Holaska from van driver to substitute van driver at a rate of pay of $17.63 per hour, effective Jan. 31, and Janice Kovacs from noncertified instructional aide substitute to noncertified instructional aide at Sheckler Elementary School at a rate of pay of $112.50 per day, effective Feb. 6.
In addition, the board approved the retirement of Sheckler teacher David Burker, effective at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Burker has taught in the district for 32 years.
The board will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. March 14 in the district administration office board room, 201 N. 14th St.