November 12, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 12, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 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. 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
NOVEMBER 12, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 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.

BEFORE THE MEETING, MR MADISON CONGRATULATED THE LADY VIKING VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON A JOB WELL DONE AT STATE FINALS. HE ALSO WANTED TO CONGRADULATE JENNA KNEPP ON RECEIVING THE MENTAL ATTITUDE AWARD.

TRAVIS MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON OCTOBER 9, 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.

MR MADISON OPENED A HEARING ON A RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. TRAVIS CLOSED THE HEARING AND ENTERTAINED A MOTION TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. J    OE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN NEW BUSINESS, BEFORE THE CONTRACT WAS APPROVED MR MADISON READ A STATEMENT AND THEN ASKED IF ANYONE HAD QUESTIONS. MIKE GRABER, LANA HELMS AND MARIA KNEPP ASKED QUESTIONS AND MR MADISON ANSWERED THEM. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE MASTER CONTRACT BETWEEN BARR-REEVE CLASSROM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AND BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:

OCT 14 – HS SPELL BOWL – NORTH KNOX HIGH SCHOOL – JOSH SCHULTHEIS

NOV 21 – ELEMENTARY SPELL BOWL – NORTH DAVIESS ELEMENTARY – GWEN GRABER

NOV 26 – 6TH GRADE – AREA NURSING HOMES – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

DEC 7 – BAND – WASHINGTON PARADE – STEPHANIE O’BRAIN

JAN 11 – HS PEP BAND – FREEDOM HALL FOR HS BASKETBALL GAME – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

FEB 12 – HS PEP BAND – INDIANA PACERS GAME – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

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

ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

SEPT 30 & OCT 1 – IDOE SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST ADVANCED TRAINING – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – MANDY ASH

OCT 24 – GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATORS – SIEC – JASPER, IN – ABBIE SWARTZENTRUBER

NOV 14 & 15 – HECC 2013 STATE CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – ANNETTA GRABER

NOV 24 – 26 – IASP FALL PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JEFF DOYLE

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL

DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED NATHAN LESTER AS A ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT AND KEVIN WOOD AS THE 7TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH, THE FOLLOWING SPRING COACHES WERE APPROVED.

VARSITY BASEBALL COACH – Nathan Lester
JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL COACH – Jared Miller
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ASSISTANT – Eric Yoder
VOLUNTEER BASEBALL ASSISTANT – Brian Wagler
VOLUNTEER BASEBALL ASSISTANT – Dean Scott
JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL – Chris Winkler
JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL ASSISTANT – Josh Swartzentruber
VARSITY SOFTBALL COACH – Darren Kenney
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ASSISTANT – Mike Pruett
VOLUNTEER HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL COACH – Aubrey Barnard
VOLUNTEER HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL COACH – Dave Kavanaugh
VOLUNTEER HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL COACH – Jeff Jones
JUNIOR HIGH SOFTBALL COACH – Tony Graber
GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS COACH – Mandy Hannah
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS ASSISTANT – Ashley Seal
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS VOLUNTEER – Jordan Guinn
GIRLS JUNIOR HIGH TENNIS COACH – Kelsie Miller
GIRLS JUNIOR HIGH TENNIS VOLUNTEER – Kacie James
VARSITY GOLF COACH – Matt Anderson

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPTE THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

JEFF DOYLE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AND DENA LENGACHER PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL PRESENTED THEIR 2013-2014 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS TO THE BOARD. THIS WAS A FIRST READ AND THEY WILL BE APPROVED AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.

ALSO IN REPORTS, MR MADISON WANTED TO ANNOUCE THAT OUR SCHOOL RECEIVED A $15000 MATCHING SCHOOL SAFETY GRANT. HE ALSO TALKED ABOUT THAT IT WOULD BE USED FOR FIXING SOME DOORS AND A FEW OTHER THINGS.

CLAIM NUMBERS 850 – 927 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.

TRAVIS ASKED IF ANY OF THE PATRONS HAD ANY COMMENTS. THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE COMMENTED, HAD A QUESTION OR CONCERN: MARIA KNEPP, MIKE GRABER, LISA DUNCHEON, & SHADD TRUELOVE.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 10, 2013.

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

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