April 17, 2014 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 17, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 AT 6:00 P.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 ON JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES. A MOTION WAS MADE BY GALEN GRABER AND SECONDED BY JOE CUMMINGS TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 17, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 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 MARCH 11, 2014. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THERE WERE COMMENTS FROM A FEW PATRONS DICUSSING THE REFERENDUM AND WHAT THE FINAL TAX RATE WAS.

IN NEW BUSINESS THE BOARD APPROVED A CASH FLOW LOAN RESOLUTION. MR MADISON STATED THAT LOCAL BANKS WOULD NEED TO HAVE THEIR BIDS IN BY 10AM ON FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

APRIL 8 – REGISTERED SCHOOL NURSE – SIEC – JASPER – MANDY ASH

APRIL 10 & 11 – HARMONY CONFERENCE – FRENCH LICK, IN – CODY CUMMINGS, ANNETTA GRABER, DENA LENGACHER, JENNIFER LEE, JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH & TRAVIS MADISON

APRIL 27 & 28 – ASPIRING PRINCIPALS CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – NANCY HARRISON

MAY 16 – CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT – SIEC – JENNIFER LEE, NANCY HARRISON & ANDREA HUFF

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

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:

APRIL 16 – SADD CLUB – HAMILTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS – KIM FIELDS

APRIL 30 – JUNIOR CLASS TRIP – ST. LOUIS, MO – JAMIE UNDERWOOD, LISA DUNCHEON & TIM SWARTZENTRUBER

MAY 1 – 6 – CLASS OF 2014 – WASHINGTON D.C./NEW YORK – MIKE DECOURSEY, STEVE BULLOCK, & MATT ANDERSON

MAY 2 – GRADE 5 – GLENDALE, COURTHOUSE, & DC SECURITY CENTER – ERIC YODER, ASHLEY SEAL & ABBIE SWARTZENTRUBER

MAY 3 – ACADEMIC TEAM – SARAH SCOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL – TERRE HAUTE – NANCY HARRISON

MAY 7 – KINDERGARTEN – WONDER LAB – BLOOMINGTON, IN – NATALIE KNEPP, KRISTA SWARTZENTRUBER, LINDSEY FREYBERGER & AMY KAVANAUGH

MAY 8 – LIFE SKILL STUDENTS – HOLIDAY WORLD – JAMIE UNDERWOOD

MAY 9 – GRADE 4 – LINCOLN BOYHOOD NATIONAL MEMORIAL – DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN, JAYR PERKINS  & TENLEY LESTER

MAY 12 – GRADE 5 – SPRING MILL – ERIC YODER, ASHLEY SEAL & ABBIE SWARTZENTRUBER

MAY 28 – GRADE 2 – FRENCH LICK, IN – ALISHA WADE, JOAN SCHUTZ, GINA NICHOLSON & DIANE SHAKE

JUNE 25 – 28 – EMILY LEE – NATIONAL BETA CONVENTION – RICHMOND, VA – TRAVELING WITH WASHINGTON CATHOLIC

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

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED A MATERNITY LEAVE REQUEST FOR PAIGE KNEPP. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS REQUEST AS STATED. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, UPON A RECOMMENDATION FROM SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND HEAD CUSTODIAN MARK YODER, THE BOARD APPROVED LANDON LENGACHER, LINDSEY GRABER,  RACHEL LENGACHER, MYRON STOLL, JON MCMULLEN, & DYLAN EISENHUT AS SUMMER HELPERS. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED RYAN GRABER AS JH BASEBALL VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER, SALLY PETTY PRESENT BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS WITH THE GARY SANDIFUR TOBACCO- FREE AWARD.

IN REPORTS, MR MADISON ANNOUNCED TO THE BOARD, THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL WAS NAMED A FOUR STAR SCHOOL BY THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

CLAIM NUMBERS 190 – 274 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED.  GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 13, 2014.

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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