August 12, 2014 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 12, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014 AT 7:00 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 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
AUGUST 12, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 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 JULY 8, 2014, JULY 30, 2014 AND AUGUST 9, 2014. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
IN NEW BUSINESS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON PRESENTED THE SCHOOL BOARD A CHANGE IN THE MILK PRICE FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR. CURRENTLY THE PRICE OF MILK IS $.25 AND WE ARE PAYING $.30 FOR IT SO MR MADISON RECOMMENDED THAT THE PRICE BE CHANGED TO WHAT WE ARE PAYING WHICH IS $.30. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION THE ACCEPT THE INCREASE OF THE MILK PRICE. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
SEPT 15 – CONFERENCE BY INDIANA MIDDLE LEVEL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DR NANCY HARRISON
NOV 23 – 25 – IASP FALL CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DENA LENGACHER AND ANDREA HUFF
SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON ASKED PERMISSION TO ADVERTISE THE 2015 SCHOOL BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN AND SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE REQUEST BY MADISON. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, THE FOLLOWING POSITION WERE PRESENTED BY PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE FOR APPROVAL:
HIGH SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CURRICULUM COACH – Josh Schultheis
ELEMENTARY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CURRICULUM COACH – Kerri Boyd
HS CHEER SPONSORS – Rachel Anderson & Allison Graber
JH CHEER SPONSOR – Brittany Miller
JH CHEER SPONSOR VOLUNTEER – Stephanie Graber
DANCE TEAM COACH – Jamie Underwood.
DANCE TEAM COACH VOLUNTEER – Jessica Seal
STUDENT COUNCIL SPONSOR – Teri Holt
ART CLUB SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
YEARBOOK SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
PEP BAND SPONSOR – Stephanie O’Brian
CHORAL DIRECTOR – Stephanie O’Brian
SR BETA CLUB SPONSOR – Trey Showalter
JR BETA CLUB SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
SADD SPONSOR – Kim Fields
SPANISH CLUB SPONSOR – Jordan Guinn
HAL COORDINATOR – Mandy Hannah
INTERN/CADET TEACHER SUPERVISOR – Bryan Hughes
HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM COORDINATOR – Beth Ann Devillez
HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEAM COACH – Josh Schultheis
HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEAM COACH – Tim Swartzentruber
HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEAM COACH – Mike DeCoursey
HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE ACADEMIC TEAM COACH – Matt Anderson
HIGH SCHOOL FINE ARTS TEAM COACH – Kelly Badger
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR HEAD SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SPONSORS – Tim Swartzentruber & Jamie Underwood
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR SPONSORS – Laura Craney, Bryan Hughes & Nathan Lester
JR HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM COORDINATOR – Nancy Harrison
JR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEAM COACH – Nancy Harrison
JR HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEAM COACH – Kim Fields
JR HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEAM COACH – Teri Holt
JR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE ACADEMIC TEAM COACH – Trey Showalter
JR. HIGH SCHOOL SPELL BOWL COACH – Laura Craney
HIGH SCHOOL SPELL BOWL COACH – Josh Schultheis
ELEMENTARY SPELL BOWL COACH – Gwen Graber
ELEMENTARY MATH BOWL COACH – Tenley Lester
ELEMENTARY CHEER SPONSOR – Alisha Wade

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF CRAIG WEISMAN AS AN ELEMENTARY TEACHER. TITLE I DIRECTOR, MS ANNETTA GRABER THANKED MR WEISMAN FOR THE YEARS THAT HE WORKED IN THE TITLE POSITION. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD APPROVED NICOLE LENGACHER AS THE NEW ELEMENTARY/TITLE 1 TEACHER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
MR MADISON ALSO RECOMMENDED DEBRA DUVALL AS THE NEW LIBRARY AIDE. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT WE HIRE MICHELLE DAVIS AS A PART-TIME AIDE. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
MR MADISON ALSO PRESENTED TO THE BOARD THAT HE WOULD LIKE THE CORPORATION TO PAY MR ALBERT KAVANAUGH A YEARLY STIPEND OF $1200 FOR HIS ROLE AS LEADER OF BARR-REEVE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AND AS THE ECA BUSINESS MANAGER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
MR MADISON PRESENTED A LIST OF EMPLOYEES TO THE BOARD FOR A PHONE STIPEND. THE SCHOOL NO LONGER WILL OWN PHONES OR PURCHASE PHONES. CARMEN YODER, SHEILA ROY, CHERYL GRABER AND KATRINA MURPHY WILL EACH GET $10/MONTH, TRAVIS MADISON WILL GET $80/MONTH, CODY CUMMINGS AND MARK YODER WILL EACH GET $60/MONTH AND JEFF DOYLE, DENA LENGACHER, AARON ASH, ANDREA HUFF AND ANNETTA GRABER WILL EACH GET $40/MONTH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS PRINTED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED THE ATHLETIC PRICES AND PASSES. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THESE PRICES AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
NURSE MANDY ASH ASKED THE BOARD FOR PERMISSION TO DONATE OUT OF DATE MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO CHRIS AND ROSE RABER IN THE MISSION FIELD. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, MR MADISON REMINDED THE BOARD OF THE BUDGET TIMELINE CALENDAR.
ALSO SUPERINTENDENT MADISON CONGRATULATED EVERYONE ON OUR ISTEP SCORES. IT WAS THE BEST WE HAVE EVER HAD.
MR MADISON ALSO READ A LETTER FROM THE DAVIESS COUNTY 4-H DIRECTOR THANKING THE SCHOOL BOARD FOR ALLOWING THEM TO USE OUR CAFETERIA FOR THEIR SHOW.
THERE WERE NO REPORTS.
THERE WERE COMMENTS AND CONCERNS FROM ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA FROM RON BOYD, MARIA KNEPP AND ANNETTE ALLEN.
CLAIM NUMBERS 495 – 577 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 BUDGET HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 AT 5:30PM. THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 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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