EGG HARBOR CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING���

August 12, 2009

 

The regular meeting of the Egg Harbor City Board of Education was held on the above date at 7:00 p.m. at the Charles L. Spragg School, 601 Buffalo Avenue, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, with President Stephen Bouchard opening the meeting, and board membersRick Dovey, Joseph Farnan, E. Daniel McGinnis, Jeanne Williams and Lloyd Wimberg present.Also present were: Superintendent, John Gilly III; Business Administrator, Joseph Smurlo; Rittenberg Principal, Jack Griffith; Board Solicitor Ronald Sahli and Board Secretary, Marie Setterman.

 

Mr. Bouchard called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the following statement:

In compliance with the N.J.A.C. 5:18-3.15, in case of fire or other emergency, which should cause this facility to be evacuated, I direct your attention to the location of the exits in this facility.Also, there will be no smoking in this facility.

This is to advise those present at this meeting of the Board of Education of the Egg Harbor City School District, in the County of Atlantic, that adequate notice has been given of this meeting as required by the provisions of Chapter 231 of the Laws of 1975; that notice thereof has been forwarded for publication in the District official newspapers, posted in the Spragg and Rittenberg Schools, and forwarded to the Egg Harbor City Clerk within the time required by said Act.

 

Mr. Bouchard directed the secretary to enter this public announcement into the minutes of this meeting.

 

Mr. Bouchard called for the flag salute and roll call, which is reflected in the opening paragraph.

 

Mr. Gilly introduced Karen Porreca, Erin Ritson, Lacey Lemons who enthusiastically presented the Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum.

 

Mr. Gilly introduced Jerry Taylor, Project Manager from The Vaughn Collaborative Architecture & Planning who explained the Community School Interior Color Selections along with Mrs. Porreca.

 

Mr. Gilly and Mr. Griffith thanked Mrs. Porreca for all her effort and time that she put into the color selections of the new middle school.

 

Mr. Smurlo introduced Robbi S. Acampora, President of Capital Financial Advisors, Inc.Ms. Acampora advised the board of the financing options to purchase solar energy panels.

 

After the solar presentation, Mr. Bouchard asked the Buildings and Grounds Committee (Mr. Farnan, Mr. Dovey and Mrs. Williams) to consider the various possibilities of what was presented and recommend a course of action to the Board.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

No comments.

 

COMMENTS FOR THE GOOD OF THE BOARD

 

No comments.

 

MONTHLY REPORTS

 

The Superintendent, Business Administrator, Supervisor of Special Projects and School Principals reported on the month May

 

Mr. Gilly reported that the Spragg Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.Mr. Gilly said that even though the EHC Community School is running behind schedule, it should be ready for the 2010-2011 opening.

 

Mr. Gilly reminded the board that this is the last year of the EHCEA contract.

 

Mr. Smurlo talked about the business office items that are on the agenda for approval tonight.

 

Mr. Griffith talked about the district�s improved instruction and communication.

Mr. Griffith said that he is asking the Board to appoint eleven LAL teachers for language arts professional development and professional learning community activities tonight.

 

Mr. Wimberg left the meeting at 8:40 p.m.

 

 

BOARD MINUTES

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Farnan, seconded by Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the following sets of minutes:

1.���� July15, 2009 Regular

2.���� July 15, 2009�� First Executive��

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

FINANCIAL ITEMS

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Dovey, seconded by Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the Board Secretary�s Report and the Treasurer�s Report for June 2009. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Dovey, seconded Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the Board Certification pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11. The Egg Harbor City Board of Education certifies that as of 7/31/09 after review of the Board Secretarys monthly financial report (Revenue and Appropriation sections) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials that to the best of our knowledge no major account or fund has been over-expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(a)2-3 and there have been no changes in anticipated revenue sources and/or amounts so that sufficient funds are available to meet the districts financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Dovey, seconded Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the June 2009 Bill List as follows:

1.                  General Account - $732,284.78

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $5,171.03

4.                  Payroll Account $148,679.03

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Dovey, seconded Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the budget transfer (Resolution #10-01) for the 2009-10 school year in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6:20-2:13 and Chapter 196 Laws of 1967, as follows: July 31, 2009 Fund 10 $25,790.01 (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

FACILITIES

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the use of facilities for the Egg Harbor City Volleyball league for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board authorized the Superintendent, Business Administrator and Solicitor to pursue and evaluate for recommendation to the Board the feasibility and costs for erection/construction of a maintenance building/field house on the site of the new middle school. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the contract with Contini Caterers of Margate Inc. as the districts food service management company for the 2009-10 school year. Contract terms and conditions are in accordance with the specifications and proposal as follows:

Management fee: $12,000 annually ($340.00 more than 2008-09 or 3%)

Guarantee breakeven contract; not to exceed total management fee.

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the Lunch prices for the 2009-10 school year as follows:

Spragg Rittenberg

Full Reduced Full Reduced

Lunch $2.25 $.40 $2.50 $.40

Breakfast $1.00 $.30 $1.25 $.30

Adult Lunch $3.50 $3.50

Adult Breakfast $1.65 $1.65

 

Prices remain unchanged from the previous year.

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board approved Resolutions # 09-19 and # 09-20 authorizing the Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES, a cooperative alliance composed of NJSBA, NJASA, and NJASBO) to bid to obtain electric generation and natural gas services for the district effective through May 2014. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the disposal of old, broken, obsolete, and/or non-operable technology equipment. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

PERSONNEL

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the change in teacher training level for Laura Gentile from BA to BA+15 for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the letter of resignation from Regis Vitale, LDT-C, dated 7/23/09 and effective 7/31/09. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of all staff to participate as substitutes in the Early Intervention After School Reading Program (grades K-3) for the 2009-2010 school year, at the contractual rate funded by the FY 10 Reading First Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of all staff to participate in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers before and after school programs for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate, funded by the FY 10 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of the following staff to participate in the Early Intervention After School Reading Program (grades K-3) for the 2009-2010 school year for 2 days per week x 36 weeks x 90 minutes each day at the contractual rate funded by the FY 10 Reading First Grant:

Marie Farnan

Allyn Johnson

Laura Gentile

Tara Macchione

Lee LaRosa

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-recuse; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of the following instructional staff to participate in the after school Wilson Reading Program for the 2009-2010 school year, 2 days per week x 36 weeks x 90 minutes each day at the contractual rate funded by the FY 10 Reading First Grant:

Nancy Rizzo

Donna Fiedler

Kristin DeAngelis

Barbara Ellis

Ellen Sullivan

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of substitutes for the 2009-2010 school year:

1. Teacher Substitutes

Daily rate: 1) Atl. Co. Sub. Cert. w/60 credits + - $65.00; 2) Atl. Co. Sub w/BA - $70.00; 3) NJ Teach. Cert - $75.00

Donna Heffley Co. Sub. Cert.

Christine Patterson Co. Sub. Cert. w/BA

Lauren Bouchard Co. Sub. Cert.

Jeannette Layton NJ Teach. Cert.

Tatsiana DaGrosa NJ Teach. Cert.

Joseph Rossi NJ Teach. Cert.

Donna Stallard Co. Sub. Cert.

 

2. Teacher Aide Substitutes

Daily rate: $55.00

Sharon Milne

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Kristin DeAngelis, Mary Dovey, Lee LaRosa, Debbie Rollins, Donna Fiedler and Linda LeCompte as mentors for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-recuse; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Yvette Ortiz as the part-time NJ FamilyCare Facilitator Outreach Coordinator for 18 hours per week from September 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009, at the annual salary of $18,720.00 funded by the FY 10 100% Insured for Sure Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Marc Roesch as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Project Director effective 9/1/09 at the annual salary of $47,531 funded by the FY 10 21st CCLC Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Zakiyah Johnson as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Administrative Assistant effective 9/1/09 at the annual salary of $33,462 funded by the FY 10 21st CCLC Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Elizabeth Morgenweck as Rittenberg Principal Secretary for the 2009-2010 school year at the annual salary of Step 1 $32,462, prorated to the start date of 8/13/09. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Rittenberg clerk Patricia Cheatham for the 2009-2010 school year at the annual salary of Step 1 $24,050. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the Rittenberg extracurricular and coaching assignments for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate as follows:

Junior Honor Society Margaret Markkanen

Yearbook Club Gretchen Halfpenny

Environmental Service Club Melissa Axelsson

Band/Chorus Lacey Lemons

Student Council Concetta Burzo / Gretchen Halfpenny

Athletic Coordinator Shawn Sullivan

Web Master Angela Maione

Intervention & Referral Services Christine Bryant

AM/PM Duty (4) James Connelly, Gretchen Halfpenny,

Winifred Blankenship, Renee Ahern

Afternoon PM Duty (2) Concetta Burzo, Angela Maione

Athletic Chaperones Jennifer Connelly, Jason Vander Ryk,

Theresa Sartorio, Thomas DAttilio,

James Connelly

Girls Basketball Shawn Sullivan

Boys Basketball Jason Vander Ryk

Baseball James Connelly

Softball Laura Gentile

Long Detention Lead Teacher Mary OSullivan

Office Detention Lead Teacher Jocelyn Murphy Stout

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the Spragg extracurricular and coaching assignments for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate as follows:

Safety Patrol Laura Gentile

Public Relations Kristin DeAngelis

AM/PM Duty Staff (5) Betty Phelps, Shannon Deninger

Donna Fiedler, Kristin DeAngelis

Performing Arts Advisor Jim Goodrich

Intervention & Referral Services Kristin DeAngelis

Breakfast Monitors (2) Nancy Rizzo, Shannon Deninger

Office Detention Staff All CLS teachers

Wee-Deliver Susan Lorenzini

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Spragg School Nurse, Tracy Santo for the 2009-2010 school year at the annual salary of Step 1-BA $47,531. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)
Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the ppointment of the following staff to participate in the NJPIRC Parental Involvement Grant: Tina Hennaut, Lauren Roesch (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)
 
Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the creation of the following position: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Coordinator funded by the FY 10 21st CCLC Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the job description for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Coordinator. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of Katie Sementa as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Coordinator effective 9/1/09 at the annual salary of $37,497 funded by the FY 10 21st CCLC Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the appointment of the following eleven (11) LAL teachers for up to 25 hours each for language arts professional development and professional learning community activities for a total of 275 hours at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant:

Renee Ahern Christine Bryant

Thomas DAttilio Linda LeCompte

Ann Marie Giaccio Barbara Ellis

Concetta Burzo James Connelly

Mary Dovey Shawn Sullivan

Shaun Gunther

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the posting for a part-time 21st Century After School Program Site Coordinator. Position will be paid at an hourly rate of $20 per hour, 3.5 hours per day, 5 days a week for 35 weeks. Salary is not to exceed $12,250 funded by the FY 10 21st CCLC grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)
 

Upon a motion by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the change in teacher training level for Lauren Roesch from BA to BA+30 for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

STUDENT ITEMS

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Heist, seconded by Mr. Wimberg, the Board approved walking field trips to various institutions/businesses/parks located within Egg Harbor City for all District students throughout the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mrs. Heist-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Wimberg-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Mr. Wimberg left the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

 

PROGRAMS

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board accepted the FY10 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant application for a total allocation of $425,000. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the adoption of the Visual and Performing Arts Textbook series: Macmillan McGraw Hill Publisher, Spotlight on Music (2008) (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the contract with Management and Evaluation Associates for the 2009-2010 school year in the amount of $17,000.00 funded by the FY 10 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the contract with Source 4 Teachers Substitute Teacher Replacement for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the contract with Therapeutic Learning for Children (Occupational Therapy) for the 2009-2010 school year in the amount of $120 for initial evaluations and $60 for each 30 minute therapy session. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved the Richard Stockton Educational Psychology fieldwork placement Andria Haneman for 40 hours from 9/21/09 through 12/22/09. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Professional development activities have been recommended by building Principals, approved by the Supervisor of Special Projects and the Superintendent as directly related to the fulfillment of individual professional improvement plans and/or required by the New Jersey Department of Education, No Child Left Behind legislation (NCLB), local student Individual Education Plans, or entitlement/discretionary grants. Adequate funds have been appropriated.

 

Upon a motion by Mrs. Williams, seconded by Mr. Farnan, the Board approved Professional Development Workshops for the 2009-2010 school year. (Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-recuse; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

 

 

POLICIES/REGULATIONS

 

Upon a motion by Mr. Farnan, seconded by Mrs. Williams, the Board approved the Second Reading of Revised Policy as follows:

1. Policy 6150 Home Instruction

2. Regulation 6150 Home Instruction

(Roll Call: Mr. Dovey-yes; Mr. Farnan-yes; Mr. McGinnis-yes; Mrs. Williams-yes; Mr. Bouchard-yes)

NEW BUSINESS

 

None

 

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

 

The Board received the following informational items:

 

                     Letter from Robert Menendez dated 7/15/09

 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

Lisa Jiampetti commended Spragg teachers, Mrs. Warrakah and Mrs. Duran for their involvement this summer during the Peace Pilgrim multicultural celebration.

 

Mr. Dovey reported that he had spoken to Cliff Mays recently and that Mr. Mays would like to honor the teachers that taught in the old White Horse Pike School. His idea was to possibly put something in the new middle school in honor of them. The White Horse Pike School, where African American students were segregated from the white students and taught in a separate area, closed in approximately 1953.

 

 

COMMENTS FOR THE GOOD OF THE BOARD

 

No comments.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

None

 

 

CALENDAR DATES

 

District dates of interest for the upcoming month:

August 27 Spragg Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10:00 a.m.

September 3 New Staff Orientation

September 7 Labor Day (bldgs. closed)

September 8 First Day for Staff

September 9 Regular Meeting

September 10 First Day for Students

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business, upon a motion by Mr. Farnan, seconded by Mr. Dovey, and carried unanimously, the Board adjourned the meeting at 9:00 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

E. Marie Setterman

 

E. Marie Setterman

Board Secretary