September 17, 2014 Minutes

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

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 AT 5:00 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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 AT 5:30 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 12, 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 17, 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 MADE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD TO ADOPT THE 2015 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE 2015 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
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. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:
SEPT 12 – 4TH GRADE – DAVIESS COUNTY 4-H GROUNDS – WASHINGTON, IN – JAYR PERKINS, DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN & ALISHA WADE
OCT 7 – HS CHORUS – CHORAL FESTIVAL – BLOOMFIELD HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
NOV 4 – HS BAND – BAND FESTIVAL – SOUTH KNOX HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
NOV 12 – HS CHORUS – BEEF & BOARDS THEATRE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
NOV 22 & 23 – JR BAND STUDENTS – SOUTH KNOX HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
JULY 23, SEPT 16, SEPT 30, OCT 28, NOV 18, DEC 2, 2014 & FEB 3, 2015 – RIGOROUS CURRICULUM DESIGN SIEC MATH – HUNTINGBURG, IN – BROOKE STUCKEY, NATALIE KNEPP, KRISTA SWARTZENTRUBER, JOAN SCHUTZ, ERIC YODER, DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN, TENLEY LESTER, MARK HOLT, ANDREA HUFF, AARON ASH, JEFF DOYLE & DENA LENGACHER
JULY 24, SEPT 18, OCT 2, OCT 30, NOV 20, DEC 4, 2014 & FEB 5, 2015 – RIGOROUS CURRICULUM DESIGN SIEC ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS – AMY KAVANAUGH, TRACEY NOWASKIE, DIANE SHAKE, KERRI BOYD, ALISHA WADE, ABBIE SWARTZENTRUBER, JOSH SCHULTHEIS, ANDREA HUFF, DENA LENGACHER, AARON ASH & JEFF DOYLE
AUG 14 – SIEC CURRICULUM PLANNING MEETING – JASPER, IN – JEFF DOYLE
SEPT 8 – COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS – VINCENNES UNIVERSITY – TRAVIS MADISON, JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER & ANDREA HUFF
SEPT 12 – LEGO EV3 ROBOT TRAINING – WESTGATE ACADEMY – STEPHEN BULLOCK
SEPT 18 – FESTIVAL OF BANDS MEETING – BARR-REEVE – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
SEPT 23 – NEW PRINCIPALS WORKSHOP – SIEC – JASPER, IN – ANDREA HUFF
OCT 2 – 2014 POST SECONDARY PATHWAYS – WESTGATE ACADEMY – CHASTITY SWARD
OCT 2- DATA DRIVER DECISION MAKING – THE PALMS – PLAINFIELD, IN – MARY LOTTES & TRAVIS MADISON
NOV 3 – INDIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL AID ASSOCIATION – IVY TECH – BLOOMINGTON, IN – CHASTITY SWARD
NOV 23 – 25 – IASP FALL CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JEFF DOYLE AND AARON ASH
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE RETIREMENT OF ANNETTA GRABER TO BE EFFECTIVE IN DECEMBER 2014. BOARD MEMBER SCOTT LOTTES SPOKE TO ANNETTA, SAYING SHE HAS PUT A LOT OF TIME INTO THIS SCHOOL. HE THANKED HER FOR THE MANY YEARS OF DEDICATION AND FOR ALL THE CHANGES IN TECHNOLOGY THAT SHE HAS HAD TO WORK THROUGH. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER ALSO THANKED HER FOR EVERYTHING THAT SHE HAS DONE. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND THE COMMENTS BY MR LOTTES & MR GRABER AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS WERE PRESENTED BY PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE FOR APPROVAL:
JR HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM COORDINATOR – Beth Ann Devillez
JR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEAM COACH – Laura Craney

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITIONS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, AARON ASH PRESENTED THE 2014-2015 WINTER COACH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPROVAL:
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
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Jon McMullen
6TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Alex Knepp
5TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Alex Knepp
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Albert Kavanaugh
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Logan Graber
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
8TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Kevin Wood

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN REPORTS, MR MADISON TOLD THE BOARD THAT THE NEXT ISBA FALL REGION MEETING IS ON OCTOBER 13, 2014 IN HUNTINGBURG.
ALSO IN REPORTS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON GAVE THE BOARD INFORMATION ON THE FIX-IT COALITION. MORE INFORMATION WOULD COME IN THE NEXT MEETING.
CLAIM NUMBERS 578 – 682 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 21, 2014.
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 SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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