Regular Meeting

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

7:00 p.m.


1. Call to Order: The President will call the meeting to order.

2. Communications/Visitors: The President will recognize any visitors to the meeting and present any communications.

Gabriella Morando will give a presentation to the Board regarding our online program.

Abigial Vincent, Student representative to the Board will present her report.

Financial Items:

  3. Minutes: The President will call for additions or corrections to the August regular and September special meeting.

  4. Financial: The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report forAugust 2017.

5.  Approve permanent appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018 at the fund level.

6.  Accept donation from Therm-O-Disc/Emerson Charitable Trust in the amount of $1,000 for student academic and cultural activities.

7.  Accept donation from School Speciality of two Experia USA Aurora LED Projectors for Eastern and Western Elementary valued at $1,378.64 each.

   Motion by ______________, seconded by ___________________, to approve items 3-7.

Personnel Items:


8. Maternity Leave:  Approve a maternity leave request for Trisha Kist, Western, from approximately November 27, 2017 - January 26, 2018.

9. Resignation:  Accept the resignation of:

Emily Santamaria - High School Prom co-advisor for the 2017-2018 school year

Rebecca Bigley - High School Prom co-advisor for the 2017-2018 school year

Rachel Frantz - Junior High Power of the Pen advisor for the 2017-2018 school year

10. Employment: Approve the employment of:

Jennifer Morris - Elementary academic mentor, 3 hours per week

Rachel Frantz - Junior High Power of the Pen advisor

Anne Mutti - Junior High Power of the Pen advisor

Rebecca Bigley - Prom advisor

Jordan Monica - Substitute teacher

Don Snyder - Long term sub, Art, effective September 18 - approximately January 2, 2017, $110.00 per day

11. Salary Adjustment:  Approve the salary adjustment for:

Melissa Hassmann - ME +30 to ME +40 (effective 8/23/17)

Grant Weaver - ME +20 to ME +30

Roxanne Drueschler - ME to ME +10

Heather Remy - ME +20 to ME +30 (effective 8/23/17)

Sara Thorburn - MA +10 to MA +20


12. Resignation: - Accept the resignation of the following for:

Krystin Kentosh - Western Elementary, sub calling

13. Employment - Approve the recommendation to employ the following:

Delmon Rose - Pre-School bus aide, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, one year contract, effective August 22, 2017

Cindy Shasky - Western, sub calling for 2017-2018 school year

Kyrstin Kentosh - ESL tutor for 2017-2018 school year

Other Business:    

       14. Administrative Team Contract:  Approve the three-year contract with the Administrative team/those in non-union positions effective retroactively to August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020 per enclosure.

15. Public Records Training:  Approve Treasurer Jason Whitesel as the designee on behalf of the Board for the Auditor of State public records training.

16. Substitute Bus Driver Wage:  Approve an increase to the substitute bus driver wage to the starting base rate for bus drivers at step 0 as listed in the new contract.

17. Coaching Recommendations: Approve the following coaches for the 2017-2018 school year:

Kevin Morrow - 7th grade boys' basketball

Buck Morton - 8th grade boys' basketball

Gabe Benjamin - Junior High wrestling

Ryan Oliver - Junior High wrestling

Tad Davis - JV boys' basketball

Julie Studer - Freshman girls' basketball

Kayla Heimann - Assistant swim coach

18. Athletic Program Coordinator: Approve Jay Schmidt as the Athletic Department Program Advertising Sales Coordinator for the 2017-2018 school year.

19. Athletic Handbook: Approve the 2017-2018 school year

20. In Lieu of Transportation: Approve payment for "In Lieu of Tranportation" for Lexington students attending Discovery School, St. Joseph's Catholic School, Gilead Christian & Foundation Academy. 

21. Board Policy Updates: Approve proposed Board policy updates from the Pepple/Waggoner Law firm. These updates reflect recent legistation. Policy 6.09 Student Absences & Excuses; 6.10 Habitual Truancy Interventions Strategies; 6.16 Graduation/Diploma Requirements; 6.21 Code of Student Conduct; 6.35 Administering Medication to Students; 6.49 Diabetes Care; 6.50 CPR & AED Training; 7.04 Promotion, Placement & Retention; 7.07 Academic Prevention/Intervention; 7.16 College Credit Plus; 7.21 Interscholastic Athletics; 7.31 Career Advising; 10.28 Eligibility for Free or Reduced Price Meals or Free Milk; 10.31 Student Meal Charges

Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve items 8-21.

       22 Adjournment: Motion by ___________________, seconded by ___________________, to adjourn.