MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of February 15, 2005

Regular Board Meeting

 

Mark Davis, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m., held at Miami East PreK-8 School. The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Mark Davis, Rusty Miller, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.

 

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Good News Recognition

 

Fred Worths Inauguration Trip. Mr. Worth and six students from his class described and displayed pictures of their trip to Washington D.C. for the recent presidential inauguration. Each of the students described the trip and things they will remember from participating in this years inauguration. Mr. Worth thanked the BOE for their continued support of activities such as these.

Chuck Martins Chalkwaves Presentation. Mr. Martin showed the BOE the recent acquisition of the video Chalkwaves program. Mr. Martin explained how the program allows staff members to integrate movie clips and pictures into lessons. The BOE were able to view yet another way the smart boards can be used in the classroom. Mr. Rappold thanked Mr. Martin and the staff in the district for making effective use of this type of technology. In addition, Mr. Welbaum was recognized for coordinating the districts smart board training sessions that assist staff members in using this type of software. Mr. Davis recognized Mr. Putnams efforts in getting everything up and running this year.

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

 

A.         Approval of the minutes of the December 21, 2004 regular

meeting, and the re-organizational and budget hearing meeting of

January 11, 2005, as presented by the treasurer. Addendum #1

 

B.           Approval of the financial statements for December, 2004

and January 2005. Addendum #2

 

            C. Other Information:

             

- School District Income Tax Receipts Update Addendum #3

 

 

- Response Letter to Ohio Department of Education on

Five-Year Forecast Projected for FY 2007 Deficit

Addendum #4

 

 

- School Finance Newsletter

 

 

- Board of Education Self-Evaluation Forms -

 

 

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT:

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

 

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NEW BUSINESS:

            A. EMPLOYMENT ITEMS:

             

1.                    Approval of acceptance of Margaret Dillows

letter of resignation, for retirement purposes, effective

February 28, 2005. Addendum #5

 

2. Approval of Heather Gillilands request for maternity leave from the end of April
throughout the remainder of the 2004-05 school year (May 2 thru June 3). Addendum #6

 

3. Approval of unpaid leave of absences for the

following classified employees:

Christine Shaw (Aide) February 14-15, 2005

Betty Kirk (Bus Driver) March 9-18, 2005

Beverly Gheen (Asst. Cook) March 9-16, 2005.

Tammy Hamiel (Bus Driver) March 21-23, 2005

 

4. Approval of the following supplemental contract

for the 2004-05 school year:

High School

Head Girls Softball Coach Curt Schaefer Step 1

Asst. Girls Softball Coach James Nickel Step 0

Asst. Boys Baseball Coach Jeff Haulman Step 0

Asst. Track Coach Micah Mitchell Step 3

Jr. High

Head Track Coach Gary Church Step 0

Asst. Track Coach Rhonda Vanover Step 0

Class Play Advisor Janet Stevens

 

5. Approval of sub teachers who have been approved

by the Miami County Educational Service Center and on file

in the central office. These are all on an as needed basis

for the 2004-05 school year. The board-approved rate of

pay has been set at $73.00 per day through 10th consecutive

day and $83.00 per day from 11th day through 60 consecutive

day, then place on beginning salary schedule.

 

 

B.      OUT-OF-STATE TRIP APPROVAL:

Approval of an out-of-state trip for Performing

Arts for the New York Trip, from April 27-30, 2005. Addendum #7

 

 

C. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER CONTRACT FOR 2005-06 SCHOOL YEAR:

Approval of the School Resource Officer Contract

for the 2005-06 school year. Addendum #8

 

 

D. DONATION OF SCORERS TABLE AT JR. HIGH:

Acceptance of the donation of an eight-foot

scorers table to Miami East Jr. High from the Athletic Boosters.

 

 

E. 2005-06 SCHOOL CALENDAR APPROVAL:

Approval of Calendar B for the 2005-06

school year. Addendum #9

 

F.       CROSS COUNTY CONFERENCE:

Approval of membership to join the Cross County Conference effective the 2006-2007
school year.

G.      STATE OF OHIO INVOICE:


Approval of the resolution to send the State of Ohio an Invoice in the amount of
1,791,047 to continue drawing attention to the funding crisis in the state.

 

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OTHER INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION ITEMS:

            - Info regarding Junior and Senior Students late arrival week of

            March 14-18 during OGT administration

 

            - Revisions to the District Request for Use or Rental of

School Facilities Form Addendum #10

 

- Miami East Junior High Viking Press Addendum #11

 

            - The Board What You Need To Know About Special Educationand

            Conquering Controversy Without Losing Your Balance-

Addendum #12

 

-     Information regarding the strategic planing surveys that will be distributed to the staff, parents, and community members.

-     Recognized the accomplishments of the Varsity boys and girls basketball teams in the tournament. Also, recognized the accomplishments of the varsity wrestling team that qualified eight wrestlers to the district. Lastly, congratulated the eighth grade junior high girls for winning the CBC tournament.

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS:

 

- General Discussion(s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING

MIAMI EAST K-8 SCHOOL

MARCH 15, 2005

7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

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