Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

Board Meeting Minutes August 16, 2011

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg. The following members were present:

 

Patrick Bard, Danny Crouse, Dwight Bard, Mark Mosemann, Allen Morton, Timothy Mellott and Donald Whiteside.

Also present were Kendra Trail, superintendent; Theresa Corle, elementary principal; Meredith Hendershot, high school principal; Debra Schetrompf, business manager; Diane Younker, supervisor of special education; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; Doug Leisher, technology specialist, and Anita Munson, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were: Dave Smith, Edgar Yates, Bryan Strait, Gerri Strait, Terry Hann, Stacy Barnhart, Edward Barnhart Jr., Vicki Ott, Scott Bohrer, Teresa Varner, Michelle Shank, Brian Shank, Levi Shank, Jen Silver, Roland Silver, Maureen Litton, L. I. Barber, Shaelyn Wawro, Brianna Wawro, Shirley Pryer, Misti Kerns, Richard Wawro, Melody Mellott, Alexander McAllister, Gavin McAllister, Morgan Strait and Courtney Strait.

 

1.      The meeting was opened with prayer by Mr. Dwight Bard and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Mr. Patrick Bard.

 

2.      There was no student recognition.

 

3.      There were no presentations given.

 

4.      Several citizens and school board members held a discussion regarding junior high soccer.

 

Mr. Patrick Bard announced that there was an executive session held on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 for negotiation reasons.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the minutes of the July 19, 2011, Board meeting.

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

6.      Communications. There were three letters of resignation from Andrew Brown as track and field coach for the 2011-2012 school year, a letter of resignation from Ryan Ickes as junior high assistant soccer coach for the 2011-2012 school year and a letter of resignation from Aaron Harris as junior high head soccer coach for the 2011-2012 school year.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the minutes of the August 2, 2011, special meeting for planning purposes

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - abstained

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard- yes

6 yes 0 members no 1 member abstain. Motion carried.

Mark Mosemann abstained because he was not present at the special meeting for planning purposes.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to accept the letters of resignation from Andrew Brown as track and field coach for the 2011-2012 school year, Ryan Ickes as junior high assistant soccer coach for the 2011-2012 school year and Aaron Harris as junior high head soccer coach for the 2011-2012 school year.

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Justin Sholes from September 5-9, 2011, and November 8 through December 12, 2011.

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve Kelly Sipes as Americorps worker for the 2011-2012 school year for the purpose of transition:

 

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the list of fundraisers for 2011-2012 school year:

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the list of field trips for the for 2011-2012 school year:

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the list of professional conferences for the for 2011-2012 school year:

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the 2011-2012 teaching and staff assignments:

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the contract with CAMCO for physical therapy services for the 2011-2012 school year at a rate of $56.00 per hour.

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve authorization to employ day-to-day substitutes (professional and support staff) as needed provided each candidate has on file a valid teaching certificate (professional), criminal background check, child abuse history clearance, FBI clearance, required health and TB test, and federal form I-9.

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve Sarah (Keefer) Weeks as long-term substitute teacher for Ashley Myers beginning September 12, 2011, at a daily rate of $115.00

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the following substitutes pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Kathryn Marie Walters as a substitute teacher

b.      Owen Bernecker as a substitute teacher.

c.       Whitney R. Meyers as a substitute teacher.

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the second reading of the following policies:

 

a.       Policy 007, Local Board Procedures, Policy Manual Access

b.      Policy 217, Pupils, Graduation Requirements

c.       Policy 218.1, Pupils, Weapons

d.      Policy 226, Pupils, Searches

e.       Policy 314, Administrative Employees, Physical Examination

f.       Policy 414, Professional Employees, Physical Examination

g.      Policy 514, Support Employees, Physical Examination

h.      Policy 705, Property, Safety

i.        Policy 907, Community, School Visitors

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - abstain Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

6 yes 0 members no 1 member abstain. Motion carried.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept the letter of agreement with Healthy Community Partnership for Student Assistance Program (SAP).

 

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the following classes under 10:

 

a.     Basic Geometry 7

b.    Graphic Design (Yearbook) - elective 6

c.     Philosophy and History of Religion elective 7

d.    Advanced Earth and Space - elective 5

e.     AP Stats - elective 2

f.     Advanced Physics - elective 3

g.    2 D Art 9

h.    Anatomy & Physiology 8

i.      History 101 ACM 8

j.      PSSA Math 1

k.    Spanish IV 8

l.      Ag Mech. 3

m.  Construction Trades 2

n.    Drafting 4

o.    Wildlife and Fishery 7

 

Danny Crouse - no Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

6 yes 1 members no. Motion carried

 

22.  There was a discussion on the junior high assistant boys basketball coach, junior high head soccer coach and junior high assistant soccer coach. The Board by common consent decided to vote on the junior high assistant boys basketball coach at a later date.

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to allow the administration to hire a junior high head soccer coach and junior high assistant soccer coach.

Danny Crouse - yes Mark Mosemann - yes

Dwight Bard - yes Allen Morton - yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Timothy Mellott - yes

Patrick Bard - yes

7 yes 0 members no. Motion carried

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to accept the financial reports as presented. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion carried.

 

25.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the payment of bills as presented. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion carried.

 

26.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to accept the administrative reports as presented. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion carried.

 

27.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to go into Executive Session for personnel, litigation and purchase or lease of real estate with adjournment to immediately follow with no action to be taken VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion carried.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:36 p.m.