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2013-03-25 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday,March 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger and Kent Somers. Also present: ChrisHimsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, students, parents, patrons and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Mary Wysong called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the March 11, 2013 regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

COMMENDATIONS

Dr. Shamanoff presented thefollowing commendations: Several Maple Creek student groups enjoyed success at the recent 2013 ISSMA contest held at Garrett High School. Many Carroll High Students enjoyed success at the recent Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference held in Indianapolis.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSHolly Humbert, Hickory Center Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 3/8/13. Rebecca Perkins, Carroll High School Teacher, resigned as of the end of the 2012-13 school year. Megan Weaver, Natatorium Instructional Assistant Office,resigned as of 4/12/13.
  2. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSAmanda Harley, Carroll Middle Teacher, requested leave from 5/17/13 through the end of the 2012-13 school year. Dawn Martin, PerryHill Food Service Assistant, requested leave from 4/30/13 through the end of the 2012-13 school year. Carrie Mast, Hickory Center Teacher, requested leave from 3/13-28/13. Carol McCracken, Cedar Canyon Instructional Assistant,requested leave from 2/18/13-3/28/13. Kim Riebersal, Carroll Middle FoodService Assistant requested leave extension from 3/19/13-4/6/13. Tammi Smith,Bus Driver, requested leave from 3/14/13-5/17/13. Heather Trent, Bus Driver and Courier, requested leave from 5/15-17/13.
  3. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Emily Blais

Carroll Middle

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 5/17/13 through the end of the 2012-13 school year.

Jessie McCracken

Carroll Middle

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 4/8-19/13

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION Lori Arnold, Carroll Middle Head 7th Grade Volleyball Coach, resigned as of the end of the 2012-13 school year.
  2. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommend the following for the 2012-13 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Natalie Brewer

Carroll High

Tennis (F) Volunteer

Norman Perrine

Carroll High

Show Choir Equipment Driver Volunteer

Mallorie Schon

Maple Creek

Assistant Soccer (F)

Motion to approve items A-E by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Cindy Fortman

Corporation

5/8-10/13

$ 350.00

Adm. Travel

IASBO Annual Meeting, Fort Wayne

Dave Hey

Corporation

6/24-26/13

$1,290.00

Staff Dev.

2013 Summer National Training Conf.

for Energy Education, Schaumburg, IL

Bill Mallers

Corporation

5/8-10/13

$ 275.00

Adm. Travel

IASBO Annual Meeting, Fort Wayne

Julie Striggle

Corporation

5/8-10/13

$ 350.00

Adm. Travel

IASBO Annual Meeting, Fort Wayne

  1. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Eel River 5th Grade

3/27/13

Chartered Bus

Marengo Cave, Marengo, IN

Carroll High Japanese Classes

4/9/13

Chartered Bus

Mitsuawa Marketplace and Art Institute of Chicago

Arlington Heights and Chicago, IL

Carroll High French Classes

4/9/13

Chartered Bus

Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Huntertown 5th Grade

4/24-25/13

School Bus

Camp Crosley YMCA, North Webster, IN

Perry Hill 3rd Grade

5/14/13

Chartered Bus

Sauder Village, Archbold, OH

Motion to approve items F and G by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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  1. STUDENT TRANSFERS Recommended that Alyssa Pattee, Carroll Middle 8thGrader (Continuance) and David Pattee Carroll High 12th Grader(Continuance) be approved for out of district student transfer for the 2013-14 school year and that tuition be waived. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer;seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

Recommended The enclosed real estate option agreement for $46,567.00 on the Barrett Property of 46.567 acres adjacent to Carroll High School. If the option is exercised, the option payment will be applied to the purchase price of the property which is $10,000.00 per acre. The option is funded from the 2008 Carroll High School construction bond issue. Motion to approve by Ron Felger;seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Motion to approve claims and payroll, subject to audit, by John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

Motionto adjourn by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger.

Meeting adjourned.





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