School Board

About Our Board

As an independent nonprofit organization, Cliff Park High School is governed by a dedicated group of community leaders who put our students’ needs first, provide fiduciary oversight of public funds, and ensure compliance with all policies required by the Ohio Department of Education.

Board Members

  • Rodney Hale, President
  • Robert McIntosh, Vice-President
  • Nicole Barnes, Secretary
  • Dana Calhoun
  • Amy Clay
  • Lynn Patterson
  • Fred Shuemake

Board Meetings

The Cliff Park High School Board will meet on the dates below. All meetings are held at 6:00 pm at the locations listed below. Notices for re-scheduled meetings or additional meetings will be posted on the school's website and posted at the school.

Board Meeting Locations:
Cliff Park High School: 821 N. Limestone Street, Springfield, OH 45503
Marshall High School: 4720 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown, OH 45044



Food Allergy Policy

Cliff Park High School is seeking public comment on its Food Allergy Policy related to protecting students with food allergies. You are invited to review the draft policy, which is available on the School’s website:

The School will accept public comment on the policy through March 8, 2022 by email to: Randy Smoot at  Public comment will also be accepted at the Board Meeting on February 15, 2022.


Seeking Public Comment on ARP IDEA Part B Special Education Plan

Cliff Park High School is seeking public comment on the ARP IDEA Special Education Plan detailed below.

ARP Special Education Part B IDEA Plan

The school will use $12,820.11 to provide additional intervention specialist services to eligible students.

If you would like to comment regarding the planned use of these funds, please contact Randy Smoot at

Public comment will also be accepted at the Board Meeting on February 15, 2022.

Board Calendar


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Directors of Cliff Park High School will take place on March 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. via video/telephone conference. To join the meeting please go to the following website:, and access via telephone at 1-301-715-8592, Meeting ID: 889 5287 5219. The purpose of this meeting is to consider various administrative matters and such other general business that may properly come before the Board of Directors. Please check the School’s website at for potential updates to the meeting information or for changes to future meetings.


Board of Directors Meeting Schedule 2021-2022

  • August 17, 2021
  • September 21, 2021
  • October 19, 2021
  • November 16, 2021
  • December 21, 2021
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • May 17, 2022
  • June 21, 2022

All meetings are held at 6:00 pm at the location indicated.