May 12, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
MAY 12, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, RONALD BOYD AND LANA HELMS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.
THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.
A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON WHERE AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL OR STATE STATUE AND JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES. A STRATEGY DISCUSSION ALSO WAS HELD WITH RESPECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY GALEN GRABER AND SECONDED BY LANA HELMS TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
MAY 12, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS LANA HELMS, GALEN GRABER AND RONALD BOYD WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.
PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.
PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON APRIL 16, 2015, APRIL 23, 2015 & MAY 5, 2015. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
CLAIM NUMBERS 299 – 372 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
MAY 6 – OBSERVE CURRICULUM MAPPING AND DATA MANAGEMENT – VINCENNES – TRACEY NOWASKIE
MAY 18 & 19 – SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST TRAINING – INDIANAPOLIS – MANDY HANNAH
JUNE 8 & 9, JULY 14 & 15 – STROBEL EDUCATION: READING & WRITING WORKSHOPS – HUNTINGBURG – ALISHA WADE
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:
MAY 14 – 2ND GRADE – FRENCH LICK/WEST BADEN – ALLSION GRABER, GINA GRABER, JOAN SCHUTZ & DIANE SHAKE
MAY 15 – 4TH GRADE – LINCOLN BOYHOOD NATIONAL MUSEUM –JAYR PERKINS, DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN & ALISHA WADE
MAY 21 – 5TH GRADE – GLENDALE FISH & WILDLIFE AREA, DAVIESS COUNTY COURTHOUSE & SECURITY CENTER – ABBIE SWARTZENTRUBER & TENLEY LESTER
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS AND TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIPS AS EDUCATIONAL. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED AARON WILES FOR THE MS/HS ENGLISH POSITION. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH RECOMMENDATION AND EXTENSION OF BOYS BASKETBALL COACH WAS TABLED FOR THE NEXT MEETING.
ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED A 3 YEAR CONTRACT FOR AMBER DECOURSEY AS THE VARSITY VOLLEYBALL COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED. AFTER THIS WAS APPROVED AMBER DECOURSEY THANKED THE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS AND PAST BOARD MEMBERS, THE ADMINISTRATORS AND MR MADISON FOR GIVING HER THIS OPPORTUNITY TO DO THIS JOB. THE BOARD THANKED HER FOR THE WONDERFUL JOB SHE IS DOING.
THE FOLLOWING WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVAL UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH:
VARSITY VOLLEYBALL COACH – Amber DeCoursey
JUNIOR VARSITY VOLLEYBALL COACH – Remington Wagler
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Shanelle Troutman
VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Mike James
VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Dana Jones
VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Kerri Boyd
VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Brittany Derr
VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT – Jennifer Madison
8TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL – Abby Knepp
7TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL – Danielle Knepp
JH VOLLEYBALL VOLUNTEER– Amber Rademacher
JH VOLLEYBALL VOLUNTEER– Rachel Knepp
SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP INSTRUCTOR – Jenna Knepp
SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP INSTRUCTOR – Haley Taylor
SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP INSTRUCTOR – Cori Cummings
BOYS VARSITY TENNIS COACH – Tim Swartzentruber
BOYS JUNIOR VARSITY TENNIS COACH – Jordan Guinn
BOYS JUNIOR HIGH TENNIS COACH – Nathan Lester
BOYS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY COACH –JayR Perkins
BOYS JUNIOR HIGH CROSS COUNTRY COACH –Matt Anderson
GIRLS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY COACH – Susie Graber
GIRLS JUNIOR HIGH CROSS COUNTRY COACH –Susie Graber
VOLUNTEER BOYS/GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY COACH –Miles Krieger
VOLUNTEER GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY COACH – Kevin Heller
VOLUNTEER GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY COACH – Carrie Heller
VOLUNTEER GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY COACH – Jodi Knepp
VOLUNTEER GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY COACH – Andrea Bauer
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL POSITIONS AS STATED. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED. AFTER THESE WERE ACCEPTED VARSITY VOLLEYBALL COACH AMBER DECOURSEY WANTED TO THANK KERRI BOYD AND BRITTANY DERR FOR ASSISTING HER THE PAST COUPLE YEARS FULL TIME. THE BOARD ALSO THANKED THEM.
ALSO APPROVED UNDER PERSONNEL WAS AN ADDITIONAL ELEMENTARY SUMMER SCHOOL TEACHER: AMY HIXSON.
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
LAST IS IN PERSONNEL, UPON A RECOMMENDATION FROM SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND HEAD CUSTODIAN MARK YODER, THE BOARD APPROVED TIARA KENNEY AND CONNER SWARTZENTRUBER AS ADDITIONAL SUMMER HELPERS AT $8.00/HOUR. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON REMINDED THE BOARD THAT THE ISBA REGIONAL MEETING WILL BE NEXT TUESDAY, MAY 19 AT HUNTINGBURG. MR MADISON ALSO WANTED TO REMIND EVERYONE ABOUT COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES ON SATURDAY, MAY 23 AT 2PM.
IN THE FINANCIAL REPORT, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT. MR MADISON ALSO GAVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE NEW CHANGES TO THE A-F SCHOOL LETTER GRADING SYSTEM.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 9, 2015.
BEFORE THE MEETING ADJOURNED, PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER WANTED TO SAY CONGRATS TO ALL THREE SCHOOLS ON THE FOUR STAR AWARD WE RECEIVED. SECRETARY LANA HELMS WANTED TO THANK HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE ON HOW HE HANDLED A SITUATION A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO. VICE-PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD ALSO THANKED MR DOYLE.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER STATED HE WOULD MAKE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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