KENTON CITY SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION

” TENTATIVE “ 

March 16, 2009

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Administration Building
222 West Carrol Street
Kenton, OH   43326


MISSION STATEMENT
Learning Is The Bridge To Success

1. Call to order – President Haudenschield       Time __________

2. Roll call of members

Baird______Blue______Brim______Blue______Wilkerson____

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the regular meeting of February 11, 2009.

Motion to accept ____________Second__________Vote_____________

5. Principal/Supervisor/Faculty Reports

a. High School – Veteran Diploma to Jerry Corwin

b. Middle School

c. Elementary 

d. Curriculum  

e. Technology 

f. Cafeteria Report

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

6. The public participation section of the Board of Education’s Agenda is specifically designated for the public to address the Board with their compliments, concerns and/or questions.  The Board welcomes your comments.  If you wish to address the Board regarding a problem, the Board would remind you of two things.  First, your comments should be factual and respectful of the rights of others.

Second, before coming to the Board with a specific problem, you should have first addressed the problem with the appropriate teacher, staff member or administrator.

a.   Jolene Buchenroth

b.    

c.    

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

7. Reports of Treasurer

a. Cash position report of February 28, 2009.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

b. Review of accounts payable (check register)

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

c. Investment report

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

8.   Superintendent’s reports/communications

a.  

b.  

c.

d.

e.

9. Board Committee Reports

a.

10. Old Business

    a.  

11. New Business 

a.  Administrative Contract Recommendations

NAME                CONTRACT LENGTH             EFFECTIVE DATE

Rick Abbott 2 Years August 1, 2009

Mike Blechinger 2 Years August 1, 2009

Angie Butterman 2 Years August 1, 2009

Ryan Collins 2 Years August 1, 2009

Michael McCreary 1 Year August 1,2009

Motion to accept ____________Second__________Vote_____________

b.  Approve the attached Policy on Retirement Incentive for Administrators.

Motion to accept ____________Second__________Vote_____________

c.  Accept the Retirement Resignations for the following people: 

Steve Ickes –  Middle School Principal, effective June 30, 2009. Steve is retiring with 35 years, 11 of those years with Kenton City Schools. Steve is requesting severance pay.

Brett Molk – Assistant Principal at the Middle School, effective June 30, 2009.  Brett has been with Kenton City Schools for 35 years.  Brett is requesting severance pay.

Jane Baker – Science Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2008 – 2009 school year.  Jane has been teaching at Kenton City Schools for 35 years, and is requesting severance pay.

Larry Justice – Art Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2008 – 2009 school year.  Larry has been teaching at Kenton City Schools for 36 years, and is requesting severance pay.

Nancy Young Rapp – Computer teacher at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2008 – 2009 school year.  Nancy is retiring with 35 years; 24 of those with Kenton City Schools. Nancy is requesting severance pay.

Jane Landsberg – Learning Disability Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.  Jane is retiring with 35 years; 31 of those years with Kenton City Schools.  Jane is requesting severance pay. 

Carol McKinley – Reading Interventionist Teacher at Eastcrest and Northwood, effective June 30, 2009.  Carol has been teaching at Kenton City Schools for 35 years.  She is requesting severance pay.

Ed Clements – Custodian at the High School for 13 years, effective April April 1, 2009.  Ed is requesting severance pay.

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

d.  Approve the following staff reduction for the 2009 – 2010 school year.

KMS Health Teacher 

1/2 Assistant Principal

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

e.  Approve the supplemental one year limited contracts for 2008 – 2009, contingent upon receipt of required certificates.  (BCI, FBI, Sports Medicine, CPR, Activity Certificate, etc.)

Jones  – High School Asst. Baseball (1/2) – Step 1 – 3 Yrs. Exp.

Matt Dudek – High School Asst. Baseball (1/2) – Step 2 – 4 Yrs. Exp.

Megan Manns – KMS Head Track Coach – Step 1 – 5 Yrs. Exp.

Chad West – KMS Asst. Track Coach- Step 1 – 3 Yrs. Exp.

Rebecca Wolfe – KMS Asst. Track Coach – Step 0 – 0 Yrs. Exp.

Nancy Baum – KHS Asst. Track Coach – Step 3 – 7+ Yrs. Exp.

Dave Stuck – KHS  Asst. Track Coach (1/2)    – Step 2 – 7 Yrs. Exp.

Shawn Dobbins –  KHS Asst. Track Coach (1/2) – Step 0 – Exp. 0

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

f.  Approval of the following volunteers for the 2008 – 2009 school year, contingent upon required certificates.  (FBI, BCI, Sports Medicine, CPR, Activity Certificate, etc.)

Eric Oldham – KMS Track Coach Volunteer

Northwood Volunteers for Camp Wilson (scheduled for April 15-17, 2009)

Marilyn Decker, Angela Martino, Thomas Pistora, Anthony Marvin

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

g.  Approval of Substitute Teachers/Educational Assistants/Secretary/Bus driver for the 2008 – 2009 school year contingent upon proper certification/training, BCI/FBI check, etc.

Jackson C. Smith – Sub Teacher

Tina Elliott – Sub Teacher

Cathy Hanson – Sub Secretary, Educational Aide

Renea Perkins – Sub Educational Aide

Katie Mustain – Sub Teacher, Sub Secretary, Sub Educational Aide

Nicole Fay – Sub Teacher

Stephanie Temple – Sub Secretary, Administrative Assistant (effective April 1, 2009)

Scott Byrne – Sub Bus driver

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

h.  Approve the hiring of Daniel Comstock bus driver for the Findlay route effective February 27, 2009.  Step 1 – (2 hours per day) 

60 days probation period starting February 27 and ending May 25.  61st day May 26, 2009.

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

h.  Approval of the following purchase order(s) that are over the $10,000. Superintendent limit:

#4699 to Elisha B. Hicks for Professional Development services for Westview Kindergarten teachers and staff in the amount of $36,000.00.

(Westview School Improvement Grant funds can only be used by Professional development at Westview.)

Motion to approve__________Second____________Vote____________

12. Motion to Adjourn         Time _____________________

Motion____________Second____________Vote____________

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on  April 20, 2009 at the Administrative Office at 7:00 p.m.