School Board Meeting - Regular

April 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

REGULAR MEETING
Monday, April 11, 2016
7:00 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL            LECTURE HALL
 

~ AGENDA ~

Call to Order

Roll Call
 Callaghan    Carter    Fitzgerald    Goldberg    House    Matthews    Reynolds    Papi    Stanton

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Statement

Report of the Secretary

1. Approval of the minutes from the Regular Meeting held on Monday, March 14, 2016 and the
Special Meeting on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

Report of the Chair

1. Announcement of the next Regular Meeting of the Board of Education: Monday, May 9, 2016
at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall.

2. Announcement of the Board of Education Budget Workshops: Joint Workshop Monday,
April 25, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. City Council Chambers.

Report of the Superintendent

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin

2. Retirements and Resignations:

  •  Connie Palys, Guidance Counselor, Kaler Elementary
  •  Susan Dixon, Grade 1 Teacher, Brown
  •  Nancy Entwistle, Speech-Language Pathologist, District
  •  Jeanette Collett, Career Prep., SPHS
  •  Celeste Gosselin, School Psychologist, District
  •  Kathleen Tremblay, Guidance Counselor, SPHS
  •  Susan Morneault, Grade 2 Teacher, Dyer

3. Report on Enrollments – Mr. Kunin

4. Report on New Business items – Mr. Kunin

Audience of Citizens - Topics on the Agenda
Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak to a topic on the agenda. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes.

Report of Committees

1. Report of the Finance Committee – Ms. Goldberg/Ms. House
2. Report of the Buildings & Grounds Committee – Mr. Matthews/Mr. Carter
3. Report of the Policy Committee – Mr. Carter/Ms. Callaghan
Board of Education Policies:
   ADC – Tobacco Use and Possession (First Read)
   KLG - Relations with law Enforcement Authorities (Second Read)
   KLG-R - Relations with law Enforcement Authorities Administrative Procedures (Second Read)
4. Report of the Middle School Facilities Task Force – Mr. Matthews/Ms. Callaghan
Next meeting of the committee scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at
Mahoney Middle School.

Correspondence

New Business

1. Consideration and action to the following personnel items:

a. Appointments

b. Issuance of Administrative Contracts

Lucretia Bagley, Principal      Skillin Elementary School
Elizabeth Fowler, Principal      Dyer Elementary School
Margaret Hawkins, Principal      Brown Elementary School
Bonnie Hicks, Principal      Kaler Elementary School
Diane Lang, Principal      Small Elementary School
Carrie Stilphen,      Principal Mahoney Middle School
Megan Welter,      Principal Memorial Middle School
Ryan Caron,      Principal SPHS
Mary Heal,      Asst. Principal Skillin Elementary School
Steve Chabot,      Asst. Principal Memorial Middle School
Benjamin Donaldson,      Asst. Principal Mahoney Middle School
Kim Bennett,      Asst. Principal SPHS
Philip Rossetti,      Asst. Principal SPHS
Todd Livingston,      Athletic Director 6-12

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

2. Consideration and action to approve policy KLG – Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities.

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

3. Consideration and action to approve policy KLG –R Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities Administrative Procedures.

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

4. Consideration and action to approve the FY 2016-2017 School Calendar.

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

5. Consideration and action to approve the following donations/grants.

  •  $500 donation to the SPHS Robotics Team from Victoria Loring of South Portland.
  •  $395 donation to the SPHS Robotics Team from the Knights of Columbus, Council 8144.
  •  $500 donation to the Memorial M.S. Kieve Scholarship fund from the Memorial PTO.
  •  $250 donation to the SPHS Music Theater from Saco & Biddeford Savings.
  •  $500 donation to the SPHS Music Theater from Martin’s Point Healthcare, Inc.
  •  $500 donation to the SPHS Music Theater from Acme Body Shop, Inc.
  •  Teaching Supplies donated by Ruth’s Reusable Resources valued at $10,672.35.
  •  $750 donation of food provided to the “Connected Coast” staff development day fromWhalley Computer Associates of Southwick, MA.
  •  $550 donation of food provided to the “Connected Coast” staff development day from JumpRope Inc. of New York, NY

Motion:     Second:     Vote:

*Audience of Citizens - Open Discussion
 

Adjournment

Motion:     Second:     Vote:     Time:

*Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak on any educational topic. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes.

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