March 12, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES

MARCH 12, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 AT 11:00 A.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, SCOTT LOTTES AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT.  ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.  

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.

A DISCUSSION WAS HELD OF STRATEGY WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF SECURITY SYSTEMS. ALSO A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES. 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SCOTT LOTTES AND SECONDED BY JOE CUMMINGS TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

 REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES 

MARCH 12, 2013 

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 AT 11:30 A.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, SCOTT LOTTES AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.

TRAVIS MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON FEBRUARY 12, 2013.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.

IN NEW BUSINESS, ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, LINDA PARSONS, PRESENTED TO THE BOARD THE TEXTBOOK ADOPTION FOR GRADES K-5. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE TEXTBOOK ADOPTION. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS:

FEB 12 – M CLASS/ACUITY REGIONAL MEETING – MITCHELL HIGH SCHOOL – MANDY HANNAH

APR 29 – NURSE TRAINING – GIBSON SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL – MANDY ASH

APR 30 – NURSE TRAINING – SIEC – JASPER – MANDY ASH

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUEST:

MAR 8 – 5TH GRADE  – TOYOTA PLANT – PRINCTON, IN – BRET GRABER

MAR 13 – HS CHORUS – BEEF & BOARDS DINNER THEATRE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JOYCE HAWKINS

APR 4 – 2ND GRADE – AIKEN THEATRE – EVANSVILLE, IN – JOAN SCHUTZ, GINA NICHOLSON & DIANE SHAKE

APR 6 – 5TH, 6TH & JR HIGH BAND – TECUMSEH HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

APR 13 – HS BAND – CASTLE HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

APR 19 – CAREERS CLASS – OAKLAND CITY UNIVERSITY – SHEILA CONDRA

APR 26 – SADD CLUB – HENDRICKS COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS – KIMBERLY FIELDS

APR 27 – JR HIGH ACADEMIC BOWL TEAM – SARAH SCOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL – TERRE HAUTE, IN – KIM FIELDS, TERI HOLT & TREY SHOWALTER

MAY 10 – 4TH GRADE – LINCOLN BOYHOOD NATIONAL MEMORIAL – DENA LENGACHER, JAYR PERKINS & TENLEY LESTER

MAY 11 – 5TH, 6TH & JR HIGH BAND – HOLIDAY WORLD – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL MAINTENACNE AGREEMENT WITH KOMPUTROL SOFTWARE SYSTEMS. GALEN GRABER MADE THE MOTION TO ACCEPT AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, UPON A RECOMMENDATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE, THE BOARD APPROVED JOSH SCHULTHEIS AS THE HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH, THE BOARD APPROVED MICHELLE DAVIS AS A JR HIGH SOFTBALL ASSISTANT COACH. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED MIKE DECOURSEY AS A DRIVER’S ED INSTRUCTOR AND AMBER DECOURSEY AS SUMMER PE TEACHER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER NEWS, THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, LINDA PARSONS AND HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE PRESENTED THE 1ST REVIEW OF THEIR HANDBOOKS.

ALSO IN OTHER NEWS, TRAVIS MADISON STATED THAT KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP IS FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2012. CONTACT THE PRIMARY AT 486-3235 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

SUPERINTENDENT MADISON GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE REFERENDUM. HE SAID THAT EVERYTHING IS MOVING FORWARD AS PLANNED. THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS APRIL 8, 2013.

MR MADISON ALSO GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE SECURITY SYSTEMS CURRENTLY BEING PUT IN PLACE. HE SAID THAT THE BUZZ IN SYSTEMS SHOULD START BEING USED ON MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013.

TRAVIS MADISON REMINDED THE BOARD THAT THE ISBA SPRING MEETIN WILL BE ON MAY 20, 2013.

CLAIM NUMBERS 169 – 244 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 9, 2013.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, TRAVIS MADISON STATED HE WOULD ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO ADJOURN.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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