Recognizing the TAHS Main Office Staff

Recognizing the TAHS Main Office Staff

The main office at the high school has two administrative assistants that keep the school running smoothly.  Mrs. Amanda Raup and Mrs. Kaytee Eckley are usually the first faces that visitors see when they enter the high school building.

Their responsibilities are many and stretch from tracking attendance to handling all bank deposits. They do so many things for the school that most students and staff don’t even realize the scope of their duties.

Raup and Eckley work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each school day, as well as on in-service days. Raup works during the school year, while Eckley works through the summer as well.

They are responsible for answering all calls from the public, taking care of attendance, setting up meetings, and answering questions from students, staff, and the public. Their list of responsibilities is long, but these ladies thrive at their jobs nonstop.

The main office has several community outreach students who help from period to period. These students deliver hall passes, run errands, and get to hang out with Mrs. Raup and Mrs. Eckley on a daily basis.  They get to see firsthand all that the front office staff does for the school.

Senior Lukas Walk helps out during the first period and had only nice things to say about Raup and Eckley.

“They pour their heart and soul into their job to make everything run smoothly,” senior Luke Walk said.

Junior Logan Rumberger assists in the main office during the sixth period. According to Rumberger, the main office staff never fails to make people smile, even on a bad day.

“They always make room to ask how your day is and always give you a question for the day. I feel as many overlook what they do for this school, junior Logan Rumberger said.

No matter how stressful their day, they will always take the time to help students and staff. If students have questions they are always willing to answer.

Eckley has worked in the Tyrone Area School District for six years. She started in the middle school office, then moved to the middle school guidance office for a year, and has been in the main office at the high school for the past two years. Her current job title is  High School Main Office/Principal Administrative Assistant. She handles all purchase orders made throughout the high school, plans graduation, does the report cards, helps to coordinate summer school, asssists with driver’s ed, issues parking passes, and helps Mr. Packer with anyhting necessary for the daily operations at the high school.

Raup has worked in the Tyrone Area School District for two years in the high school office. Her current job title is High School Main Office/Attendance Administrative Assistant. She deals with attendance for grades 9-12, she is also the main switchboard operator and answers calls from parents and other outside callers. She also assists with the Keystone testing, monitors truancy, reviews all educational trips for students, and calculates tardies and absences for all students.

They also work together on many projects. They assist all students and guests in and out of the school and process all payments, and requests for workers’ permits.

A fun fact about them is that they have been best friends since they were 12 years old in 6th grade.

Many overlook what some of the staff do for Tyrone High, but a lot goes on behind the scenes, and they should be recognized for the hard work that they do. They are appreciated by the teachers, staff, and students.

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Rylee Fleck
Rylee Fleck, Staff Writer
Rylee Fleck is a senior at Tyrone Area High School. This is her first year as an Eagle Eye staff member. Some activities Rylee participates in are cheerleading, ski club, Golden Revolution, NHS, and Student Council. When she is not at school, she is either hanging out with family or friends. Rylee also likes to end each night watching Netflix; she is currently watching the series Pretty Little Liars. Her favorite movies are “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Mamma Mia”. Rylee likes to go camping and loves spending time at the beach. A fun fact about Rylee is that she is a triplet! Her plans after high school are to attend college at Penn State. She is super excited to be a senior this year and hopes to have the best year! She hopes to cover new cheerleading articles and do some student spotlights.
Logan Rumberger
Logan Rumberger, Social Media Co-Director
Logan Rumberger is a junior at Tyrone Area High School. This is his second year on the Eagle Eye team and he also joined the yearbook team this year as well. Logan loves everything about sports. His favorite sport to play and watch is wrestling. Logan looks forward to running back his podcast called “TSPN” for season 2 with his fellow mate Austin Lucas. Logan has big plans for this year's podcast and can't wait to show the Eagle Eye community.

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