August 11, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 11, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 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 WHERE AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL AND STATE STATUTE AND ON JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES. A STRATEGY DISCUSSION ALSO WAS HELD WITH RESPECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY LANA HELMS AND SECONDED BY GALEN GRABER TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 11, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, LANA HELMS 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.
VICE PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON JULY 14, 2015. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
CLAIM NUMBERS 548 – 636 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.
IN NEW BUSINESS, RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE MASTER CONTRACT BETWEEN BARR-REEVE CLASSROOM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AND BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
SUPERINTENDENT MADISON ASKED PERMISSION TO ADVERTISE THE 2016 CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN AND SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE REQUEST BY MADISON. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
AUG 31 – CHANGES TO SAT/PSAT AND ACT – SIEC – JASPER, IN – CHASTITY SWARD
SEPT 9 – TWIN RIVERS COUNSELORS MEETING – VINCENNES – CHASTITY SWARD
SEPT 11 – SOUTHERN INDIANA SYMPOSIUM & CLINIC – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
SEPT 16 – FESTIVAL OF BANDS – MONTGOMERY – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
SEPT 22 – COLLEGE BOARD’S SAT FALL COUNSELOR’S WORKSHOP – IVY TECH EVANSVILLE – CHASTITY SWARD
SEPT 24 – INDIAN HISTORY CONFERENCE – EVANSVILLE – TERI HOLT
SEPT 30 – 2015 IDOE SCHOOL COUNSELOR WORKSHOP – CHASTITY SWARD
SEPT 30 & OCT 1 – SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST TRAINING – MANDY HANNAH
OCT 29 – SHARING THE IMPACT OF CLOSE READING BY STROBEL EDUCATION – HUNTINGBURG – ALISHA WADE
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE NEW MILK PRICE AT 50 CENTS FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED THE 2015-2016 ATHLETIC PASS PRICES. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUEST:
SEPT 12 – HS BAND – PURDUE UNIVERSITY – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
NOV 3 – HS BAND – NORTH KNOX – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED SHARON KNEPP AS THE ROUTE 2 BUS DRIVER.GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED JOE RADEMACHER AS THE BOYS VARSITY BASEBALL COACH. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO APPROVED WAS JOHN CANGELOSI AS A VOLUNTEER BOYS TENNIS COACH. LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
PRESENTED TO THE BOARD BY THE BUILDING LEVEL ADMINISTRATORS WERE THE 2015-2016 ECA SPONSORS AND COACHES:
HS CHEER SPONSORS – Rachel Anderson & Allison Graber
STUDENT COUNCIL SPONSOR – Beth Ann Devillez
ART CLUB SPONSOR – Lisa Duncheon
YEARBOOK SPONSOR – Kerri Boyd & Mike DeCoursey
PEP BAND SPONSOR – Stephanie O’Brian
CHORAL DIRECTOR – Leah Cochren
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
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CURRICULUM COACH – Tenley Lester & Jamie Underwood
HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM COORDINATOR – Hannah Rodimel
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 SENIOR HEAD SPONSOR – Bryan Hughes
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SPONSOR’S – Nathan Lester, Laura Craney
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR SPONSOR’S – Kelly Badger, Trey Showalter, & Dean Scott
JR HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM COORDINATOR – Hannah Rodimel
JR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEAM COACH – Laura Craney
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 COACH – Laura Craney
ELEMENTARY SPELL BOWL COACH – Gwen Graber
ELEMENTARY MATH BOWL COACH – Tenley Lester
ELEMENTARY CHEER SPONSOR – Alisha Wade

LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A CONTRACT ROLL OVER FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE. HE WILL BE ON THE 1ST OF A 3 YEAR CONTRACT. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A CONTRACT ROLL OVER FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DENA LENGACHER. SHE WILL BE ON THE 1ST OF A 3 YEAR CONTRACT. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A CONTRACT ROLL OVER FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH. HE WILL BE ON THE 1ST OF A 3 YEAR CONTRACT. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A CONTRACT ROLL OVER FOR ASSISTANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL/ K-12 CURRICULUM DIRECTOR ANDREA HUFF. SHE WILL BE ON THE 1ST OF A 3 YEAR CONTRACT. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT WE HIRE MICHELLE DAVIS AND STEPHANIE KNEPP AS PART-TIME AIDES. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN REPORTS, MR MADISON STATED THAT STUDENT ENROLLMENT K-12 WAS AT 810 STUDENTS.
ALSO PRESENTED TO THE BOARD WERE FOR APPROVAL AT THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING WAS THE CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE EVALUATION REPORT AND THE CORPORATION EMERGENCY READINESS PLAN MANUAL.
IN FINANCIAL REPORTS, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT OF CURRENT CASH BALANCES.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, COOK TERESA KNEPP MADE SOME COMMENTS ABOUT THE NEW LUNCH PROGRAM.
THE NEXT MEETING IS A BUDGET HEARING AND WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 26, 2015 AT 5:30 P.M.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2015.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, SECRETARY LANA HELMS STATED SHE WOULD MAKE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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