MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS
Regular Board Meeting
Brad Burton, board president, called the regular meeting to order at , 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, Rusty Miller, Lucy Taylor, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.
Also in attendance were Alan Mack, Barb Fulton, Tim Williams, Jim Taylor, Ruth Thompson, Carolyn Grimm, Jamie Meyer, Amanda Thompson, and Dana Rasmussen.
Good News Recognition
Allen Mack reported on the success of the Junior High Math Counts Team
and their recent Regional Competition. Beginning
in November, students meet weekly with Mrs. Teresa Brown and Lisa Bowman. Students are then chosen to compete as a team
and individually in competition. Congratulations and appreciation
were expressed to both Jamie Meyer and Amanda Thompson. Jamie competed in the state Math Counts contest
on March 11. He was the first Miami East
Junior High student to achieve this high honor in the past 10 years. In addition, Jamie and Amanda Thompson were
both recognized for outstanding performances at the regional competition on
February 18 at
Allen Mack, chairperson of the Business Partnership Committee, along with Barb Fulton reported on the success of this committee’s progress as a part of the district’s
five-year strategic plan.
The Business Partnership Committee consists of the following team members: LaDonna Mays, Brian Younce, Doug Buse, Scott Shirk, Jeff Smith, and Barb Fulton. The focus and goal this year for the Business Committee was to develop an after-school intervention program to prepare students in grades 3-8 for the math portion of the Ohio Achievement tests in March of 2006.
Highlights of the after-school “Math Training Camp” were as follows:
Approval of the minutes of the
presented by the treasurer.
B. Approval of the financial statements for February, 2006.
Approval of the Amended Tax Rates and
Amounts for 2006 (to be
collected in 2007), as previously approved by the Miami County Budget
D. Approval of the Official Certificate of
Estimated Resources for
- $2,000,000 Bond Anticipation Notes – Renewal or Issue Bonds –
A. Employment Items
1. Approval and acceptance of Mary Everett’s letter of
resignation, effective as of June, 2006.
2. Approval and acceptance of Betty Kirk’s letter of resignation,
effective as of
3. Approval of Kris Brush’s request for maternity leave to
with FMLA beginning
for an unpaid leave of absence for Bev Gheen,
assistant cook, for March 16 and 17, 2006.
Approval and acceptance of
Rhonda Vanover’s letter of
resignation as assistant junior high track coach, for the 2005-2006 school
6. Approval and acceptance of Jennifer Ziegenbusch’s letter of
resignation as high school varsity volleyball coach at the close of the 2005-06
school year season.
7. Approval and acceptance of Amanda Riley’s letter of
resignation as high school assistant cheerleader advisor at the close of the
2005-06 school year season.
8. Approval of the following supplemental contract for the
2005-06 school year:
Asst. Softball Coach – Bob Beam – Step 0
Junior High School
Assistant Junior High Track Coach – Jodie Gibson – Step 0
9. Approval of the non-renewal of all fall and winter supplemental contracts for
personnel outside the teaching staff of Miami East, effective at the close of the
2005-06 school year season as follows:
Assistant Football - Steve Kirby
Assistant Football - Frank Hall
Assistant Boys Basketball -Dean Maxson
Varsity Assistant Boys Basketball - Barry Coomes
Freshman Boys Basketball l- Skip Peterson
Boys Soccer - Manuel Perez
Assistant Boys Soccer - Jon Kellems
Girls Soccer - Emalie Carson
Assistant Girls Soccer - Jennie Gearhardt
Assistant Wrestling - Rich Randall
Cross Country - Jim Siegel
Flag Advisor - Lisa Richea
Head 8th Football Coach - David Weaver
Asst. 8th Football Coach - Dan Wiford
8th Boys Basketball Coach - Rob Maxson
7th Boys Basketball Coach - Jeffrey Mullins
7th Girls Volleyball Coach - Julie Mack
8th Girls Basketball Coach - Dean Denlinger
7th Girls Basketball Coach - Kyle Vanover
Asst. Cheerleader Advisor - Sarah Meyer
of sub teachers who have been approved by the
office. These are all on an as needed basis for the 2005-06 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 days in
the same position, then placed on beginning salary schedule.
B. Approval Of Landscaping And Mowing Contract:
Approval of Lostcreek Lawn & Fence Company’s bid for summer mowing and
landscaping the outside grounds of
C. Approval Of Interdistrict Open Enrollment For 2006-07:
of the Interdistrict Open Enrollment for the 2006-07
school year, for students who reside in school districts
that border the
D. Approval Of Administrator/Treasurer Salary Range For 2005-2006:
of the suggested salary range for administrators and
treasurer to be used as a baseline for the 2006-2007 school year.
E. Approval Of Board Policy Changes Per Neola:
Approval of the Board Policies changes which include updates to
policies, grading scales, Post Secondary Education Option (PSEOP), and
early graduation, as presented for review at the February board meeting.
Other Informational/Discussion Items:
Board publication – “Real Character Is Demonstrated In Challenging
Times” and “Class Size Reduction – Is It Worth The Price? were passed out
to Board members.
distributed. The BOE agreed to complete the appraisal forms by the April
Board meeting. Thereafter, the completed appraisals will the be forwarded
on to Dr. Decker who will be asked to compile the results and report back to
the Miami East Board of Education his findings.
- The Board of Education annual tour of the
campus and classrooms will be
held on Friday, April 21, beginning at
- Logan Pyers is
submitting a landscaping plan for the North Practice Fields as
part of Eagle Scout Project.
- Mr. Rappold reminded everyone that the
district will be hosting a Pancake
Breakfast April 1st and 29th from in the high school cafeteria.
Board Members’ Comments:
- General Discussion(s) -
Adjournment: The Board of Education adjourned the meeting at
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