September 8, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 AT 6:30 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 RONALD BOYD AND SECONDED BY LANA HELMS TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 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.
SECRETARY LANA HELMS LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON AUGUST 11, AUGUST 20 & AUGUST 26, 2015. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
CLAIM NUMBERS 637 – 750 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. RONALD BOYD 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, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON MADE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD TO ADOPT THE 2016 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE 2016 BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND ALL BUDGET RESOLUTIONS. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
MR MADISON OPENED A HEARING ON A RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. MR MADISON 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. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
AUG 3 – STUDENT TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP – EVANSVILLE – JOAN SCHUTZ & DIANE SHAKE
AUG 26 – TWIN RIVERS PRINCIPAL MEETING – LINTON – JEFF DOYLE
AUG 31 – SEPT 4 – MCLASS TESTING – K-2 TEACHERS
SEPT 18 – REFINING THE METHOD OF EVALUATION – SIEC – TRAVIS MADISON, JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER & ANDREA HUFF
SEPT 25 – JOSTENS FALL YEARBOOK WORKSHOP – VINCENNES UNIVERSITY/JASPER CAMPUS – KERRI BOYD
SEPT 30 – DIGITAL CONTENT CURATION WORKSHOP –SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 – ANDREA HUFF
SEPT 30 – SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN REGIONAL TRAINING – HUNTINGBURG – DENA LENGACHER & JEFF DOYLE
NOV 2 – HIGH IN PLAIN SIGHT: DRUG TRENDS & IDENTIFICATION – CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – EVANSVILLE – MANDY ASH
NOV 12 – ANNUAL SCHOOL CORPORATION USER MEETING – PLAINFIELD, IN – TAMARA SWARTZENTRUBER
NOV 22–24 – IASP FALL PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER & ANDREA HUFF
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUEST:
SEPT 11 – 4TH GRADE – 4H GROUNDS – WASHINGTON, IN – KERRI BOYD, DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN & JAYR PERKINS
SEPT 29 – JUNIOR CLASS – WESTGATE – CRANE, IN – JEFF DOYLE & KELLY BADGER
NOV 13 – SENIOR CLASS – WESTGATE – CRANE, IN – CHASTITY SWARD & MIKE DECOURSEY
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED THE ADDITIONAL 2015-2016 ECA COACH/SPONSORS:
JH CHEER SPONSOR – Jennifer McWilliams
DANCE TEAM COACH – Alyssa Robertson
HS FINE ARTS TEAM COACH – Mike DeCoursey
HS SCHOOL SPELL BOWL – Josh Schultheis

RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO PRESENTED TO THE BOARD BY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH WERE THE 2015-2016 WINTER SPORTS COACHES:
JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL COACH – Eric Yoder
VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL ASSISTANT – Dean Scott
FRESHMAN BASKETBALL COACH – Kendall Murphy
BOYS BASKETBALL PROGRAM VOLUNTEER – Trey Showalter
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
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Keith Tyler
6TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Logan Graber
5TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL – Alex Knepp
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Albert Kavanaugh
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Amber DeCoursey
ELEMENTARY BOYS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Tyson Wagler
JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH – Bret Graber
VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL ASSISTANT – Kevin Wood
GIRLS BASKETBALL PROGRAM VOLUNTEER – Michelle Wood
8TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Brittany Derr
7TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Brittany Derr
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Steve Bullock
JH BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Hannah Bullock
6TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Jenna Knepp
5TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL – Amber DeCoursey

LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL THE POSITIONS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL DENA LENGACHER, THE BOARD APPROVED GWEN GRABER AS A HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTOR. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED MATERNITY LEAVE FOR TENLEY LESTER STARTING SOMETIME IN OCTOBER. LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS REQUEST. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE REQUEST AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN REPORTS, MR MADISON REMINDED THE BOARD THAT THE ISBA FALL 2015 FALL REGIONAL MEETING IS OCTOBER 26, 2015 AT HUNTINGBURG.
ALSO MENTIONED IN REPORTS WERE SOME CORRECTED STATEMENTS ABOUT THE TEACHER’S CONTRACT THAT WAS APPROVED AT THE LAST MEETING.
IN FINANCIAL REPORTS, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT OF CURRENT CASH BALANCES.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2015.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, VICE PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD STATED HE WOULD MAKE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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