September 9, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES, GALEN GRABER AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT.  ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.  

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.

A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES.  A DISCUSSION WAS ALSO HELD ON ASSESSMENT, DESIGN, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOOL SAFETY AND SECURITY MEASURES, PLANS AND SYSTEMS. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND SECONDED BY SCOTT LOTTES TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

 THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 AT 8:00 P.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES, GALEN GRABER 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 AUGUST 28, 2013. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

IN NEW BUSINESS, MR MADISON MADE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD TO ADOPT THE 2014 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE 2014 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

AUG 27 – PROJECT ASPIRE, VU & 21ST CENTURY SCHOLARS COUNSELORS MEETING – VINCENNES – CHASTITY SWARD

SEPT 5 – BACK TO SCHOOL WITH FOOD ALLERGIES – DEACONESS GATEWAY HOSPITAL – MANDY ASH & CHERYL GRABER

SEPT 10 – IN DOE SCHOOL COUNSELOR WORKSHOP – JASPER HS – CHASTITY SWARD & JEFF DOYLE

SEPT 16 – FESTIVAL OF BANDS ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING – LOOGOOTEE – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

SEPT 17 – COMMODITY FOOD SHOW & OVEN DEMO – BLOOMINGTON – TERESA KNEPP, JOYCE GRABER & MARK YODER

SEPT 19 & 20 – SIX TRAITS OF EFFECTIVE WRITING BY KRISTINA SMECKENS – FISHERS – NANCY HARRISON

SEPT 30 – SERVSAFE RECERTIFICATION – WASHINGTON – TERESA KNEPP & JOYCE GRABER

SEPT 30 & OCT 1 – SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST ADVANCE TRAINING – INDIANAPOLIS – MANDY HANNAH

OCT 4 – COLLEGE BOARD COUNSELOR WORKSHOP – IVY TECH EVANSVILLE – CHASTITY SWARD

OCT 10 – NEW HIGH ABILITY COORDINATOR WORKSHOP – INDIANAPOLIS – MANDY HANNAH

NOV 12 – IN STUDENT FINANCIAL AID ASSOCIATION HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR WORKSHOP – IVY TECH BLOOMINGTON – CHASTITY SWARD

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 REQUESTS:

SEPT 20 – 4TH GRADE – DAVIESS COUNTY FOURTH GRADE FARM FAIR – 4-H GROUNDS WASHINGTON – DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN, JAYR PERKINS AND TENLEY LESTER

OCT 2 – SENIORS – UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA – EVANVILLE – CHASTITY SWARD

OCT 8 – HS CHORUS – CHOIR FESTIVAL @ NORTH KNOX – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

NOV 5 – HS BAND – FESTIVAL OF BANDS @ LOOGOOTEE – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

DEC 1 – HS & JR BAND – CHRISTMAS PARADE – WASHINGTON – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MAR 19 – HS CHORUS – BEFF –N- BOARDS – INIANAPOLIS – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING BOARD POLICIES(SEE ATTACHMENTS):

TRANSFER STUDENT POLICY

POST SECONDARY ENROLLMENT POLICY

FIREARMS POSSESSION ON SCHOOL PROPERTY POLICY

TRUANCY POLICY

PROFESSIONAL LEAVE/TRAVEL POLICY

GIFT CARDS POLICY

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POLICIES AS WRITTEN. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING WINTER SPORTS

COACH RECOMMENDATIONS.

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL COACH – Bryan Hughes
JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL COACH – Eric Yoder
VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL ASSISTANT – Dean Scott
FRESHMAN BASKETBALL COACH – Kendall Murphy
BOYS BASKETBALL PROGRAM  VOLUNTEER – Josh Schultheis
8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Mike DeCoursey
7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Josh Swartzentruber
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Dave Kavanaugh
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Kraig Knepp
6TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Alex Knepp
5TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Alex Knepp
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Albert Kavanaugh
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Dwayne Murphy
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Amber DeCoursey
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Tyson Wagler

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH – Mark Holt
JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH – Bret Graber
VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL ASSISTANT – Joe Rademacher
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL ASSISTANT – Amber Rademacher
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Tim Sanders
HS GIRLS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER/TRAINER – Michelle Wood    

8TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Kevin Wood
6TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Paige Knepp
5TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Michelle Davis
ELEMENTARY GIRLS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Tenley Lester

               

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO THE BOARD APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ECA CLUB

SPONSORS.

YEAR BOOK SPONSORS – Lisa Duncheon & Mike DeCoursey

JR BETA CLUB SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
SADD SPONSOR – Kim Fields

PEP BAND – Stephanie O’Brian

CHORAL DIRECTOR – Stephanie O’Brian

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER NEWS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON STATED THAT PENNIES FOR PLAYGROUND KICKED OFF IN THE ELEMENTARY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE NEW EQUIPMENT THAT IS BEING BOUGHT WITH A MATCHING GRANT SECURED BY NURSE, MANDY ASH. HE STATED THAT SOME GROUND WORK WILL NEED TO BE STARTED IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

IN REPORTS, THE BOARD ASKED FOR A TEACHER NEGOTIATION INFORMATION UPDATE. SUPERINTENDENT MADISON GAVE THE BOARD AN UPDATE.

CLAIM NUMBERS 662 – 748 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. GALEN GRABER 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 OCTOBER 7, 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 JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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