School Board Meeting

February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

 

 

 REGULAR MEETING 

Monday, February 13, 2017 

7:00 p.m. 

SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL LECTURE HALL 

~ AGENDA ~ 

 

Call to Order 

 

Roll Call 

Callaghan House Kirk Matthews Thompson Tipton Papi Stanton 

 

Pledge of Allegiance 

 

Opening Statement 

 

Report of the Secretary 

1. Approval of the minutes from the RegularMeeting held on Monday, January 9, 2017. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

Report of the Chair 

1. Announcement of the Board of Education Workshop: Monday, March 6, 2017 to review mathematics learning in elementary school and recommendations moving forward. 

 

2. Announcement of the next RegularMeeting of the Board of Education:Monday, March 13, 2017 

at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall and Budget Workshops: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, and Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall. 

 

Report of the Superintendent 

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin 

2.

Retirements:

Lucretia Bagley, Principal - Skillin Elementary

Kevin Farrell, Science - SPHS 

Shelley Alfiero, Grade 2 - Brown Elementary School 

Teresa Keahon, Instructional Support – Brown Elementary 

Margaret Dineen, Guidance – Kaler Elementary 

 

Resignations:

Abby Morgan, Grade 5 - Small Elementary

 

3. Report on Enrollment – Mr. Kunin 

4. Report on Regionalization – Mr. Kunin 

5. FY18 Budget Update – 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. House/Ms. Tipton 

2. Report of the Buildings& Grounds Committee – Mr. Matthews/Ms. Kirk 

3. Report of the PolicyCommittee – Ms. Callaghan/Mr. Thompson 

Board of Education Policies: 

JICK – Bullying (Second Read) 

JICK – R- Bullying – Administrative Procedure (Second Read) 

JICK – E1 – Bullying Report Form (Second Read) 

JICK – E2 – Bullying Investigation Form (Second Read) 

JICK – E3 – Bullying Summary of Disciplinary and Remedial Actions (Second Read) 

JLF – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (First Read) 

JLF-R – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Administrative Procedure (First Read) 

JLF-E – Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form (First Read) 

GCOA – Supervision of Professional Staff (First Read) 

4. Report of the Middle School Building Committee - Mr. Matthews/Ms. Callaghan 

Next meeting of the committee: Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Mahoney Middle School. 

 

Correspondence 

 

New Business 

1. Consideration and action to the following personnel items: 

a. Elections: 

b. Appointments: 

SPHS 

Baseball, Head Coach Mike Owens 

Baseball, JV Jon DiBiase 

Baseball, First Team Steve Stinson 

Lacrosse, Boys Head Coach Tom Fiorini 

Lacrosse, Boys JV Larry DeCesare 

Lacrosse, Girls Head Coach Leslie Dyer 

Lacrosse, Girls JV Sarah Marckoon 

Softball, Head Coach Alexis Garrison 

Tennis, Boys Head Coach Tom Hyland 

Tennis, Boys Asst. Jim Braley 

Tennis, Girls Head Coach Elizabeth Scifres 

Tennis, Girls Asst. Resty Sapuan 

Track & Field, Boys Head Coach David Kahill 

Track & Field, Boys Asst. Bryan Hoy 

Track & Field, Girls Head Coach Karen Reardon 

Track & Field, Girls Asst. Darryl Wilkinson

Middle School 

Baseball Grade 8 Joe Robinson 

Baseball Grade 7 Connor Hasson 

Lacrosse, Boys Grade 8 Gabe Romano 

Lacrosse, Boys Grade 7 Bruce DeCesare 

Lacrosse, Girls, Grade 8 Sarah Millington 

Lacrosse, Girls, Grade 7 Gabi Michaud 

Softball, Grade 8 Paul McLellan 

Softball, Grade 7 Ken Micucci 

Mahoney 

Track & Field, Head Coach Laurence Clifford 

Track & Field, Asst. Ryan Tuttle 

Track & Field, Asst. Stacey Nixon 

Memorial 

Track & Field, Head Coach Matt Green 

Track & Field, Asst. Greg Trefsger 

Track & Field, Asst. Vince Mathews 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

2. Consideration and action to authorize expenditures of up to $20,000 from the Musical Program Reserves Fund #0202-91870 to replace/update the sound system in the South Portland Auditorium as detailed in the Superintendents memo. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

3. Consideration and action to authorize expenditures of up to $20,000 from the Capital Project Fund #0303: 

SPHS construction/renovation to replace/update the sound system in the South Portland Auditorium as detailed 

in the Superintendent’s memo. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

4. Consideration and action to authorize expenditures of up to $30,000 from the Capital Project Fund #0303: 

SPHS construction/renovation for the SPHS Courtyard Project as detailed in the Superintendent’s memo. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

5. Consideration and action to approve South Portland’s share of the FY2018 tuition obligation (Part I Budget) 

to Portland Arts & Technology High School in the amount of $347,499.66. 

Motion: Second: Vote:

 

6. Consideration and action to approve an extension to the contract of the Superintendent of Schools through 

June 30, 2017. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

7. Consideration and action to approve policy JICK – Bullying. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

8. Consideration and action to approve policy JICK-R – Bullying Report Form. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

9. Consideration and action to approve policy JICK-E1- Bullying Report Form. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

10. Consideration and action to approve policy JICK – E2 – Bullying Investigation Form. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

11. Consideration and action to approve policy JICK – E3- Bullying Summary of Disciplinary and Remedial Actions. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

12. Consideration and action to waive the restriction on overnight trips for middle school students as detailed in 

Principal Megan Welter’s memo. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

13. Consideration and action to accept the following donations/grants: 

• $250 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from Coast Line Credit Union. 

• $500 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from Berry Dunn. 

• $500 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from Hews Company, LLC. 

• $1000 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from IBEW Local 567. 

• $3000 donation to the SPHS Outing Club from Teens to Trails. 

• $656 grant to SPHS Ecology Class from EcoMaine. 

• $500 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution. 

• $500 donation to the SPHS Robotics Program from Prime Motor Cars. 

• $250 donation to the SPHS Musical Theatre production of “Once Upon a Mattress” from 

 Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution. 

• $250 donation to the SPHS Musical Theatre production of “Once Upon a Mattress” from  

Martins Point Health Care. 

• $500 grant to Andrew Gelman, Grade 6 teacher at Memorial Middle School, from the 

Natural Resources Council of Maine. 

$500 donation to Memorial Middle School’s Out Door Classroom project from Portland Trails. 

• $310.55 anonymous donation for an appreciation luncheon for the South Portland School Department Custodial Staff, whose great work supports our students and our schools. 

 

 

 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

*Audience of Citizens - Open Discussion 

*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. 

 

14. Consideration and action to enter into executive session pursuant to 1 MRSA§405 (6) (D) to discuss negotiations with the South Portland Service Employees Association and the South Portland Administrator’s Association. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

15. Consideration and action to come out of executive session. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

Adjournment 

Motion: Second: Vote: Time:

 

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