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Meetings


The Directors of the Board of Education meet every two weeks. Unless otherwise noted all meetings are held at the South Portland High School Lecture Hall. Please enter the building near the cafeteria.

In the event of a national holiday, meetings are held on Wednesdays.

All meetings are open to the public. Regular meetings allow for an "Audience of Citizens."

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.

Most meetings are recorded and may be viewed online here




Regular Meeting

Monday, February 12, 2018

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SPHS - LECTURE HALL

7:00 pm

REVISED AGENDA

Call to Order

Roll Call

House, Johnson, Kirk, Matthews, Petit, Perkins, Tipton

*Glidden,*Turner

*student representatives

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Statement

Report of the Secretary

1. Approval of the minutes from the Regular Meeting held on January 8, 2018.

Report of the Chair

1. Announcement of the next Board of Education Workshop: Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the SPHS Learning Commons.

2. Announcement of the next Regular Meeting of the Board of Education: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall.

3. Announcement of the Budget Workshops: Tuesday, March 20, Thursday, March 22, Tuesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the SPHS Learning Commons.

Report of the Superintendent

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin

2. Thornton Heights Lions Vision Screening Program – Ms. Eberle

3. Resignations/Retirements – Mr. Kunin

Resignation:

Anne Bureau, School Psychologist, Brown/Small

Retirements:

Carol Bibeau, G/T, Memorial

Barbara Grant, Grade 1, Small

Susan King, Grade 2, Skillin

Victoria Kundishora, Special Ed., Memorial

4. Report on Enrollment

5. Update on Regionalization – Mr. Kunin

6. Update on State Subsidy – Mr. Kunin

7. 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. House/Mr. Perkins

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

3. Report of the Policy Committee –Ms. Tipton

(Second Read) GCBDE – Professional Staff Sabbatical Leave

(Second Read) GCOA – Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff

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

Next meeting of the Committee: Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the SPHS Learning Commons.

Correspondence

New Business

1. Consideration and action to approve the following personnel items:

a. Elections:

District Instructional Support Administrator (.5FTE) (1 year only) Sara Helman

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

Softball, Head Coach Ralph Aceto

Tennis, Boys, Head Coach Tom Hyland

Tennis, Boys, Assistant Jim Braley

Tennis, Girls, Head Coach Elizabeth Scifres

Tennis, Girls, Assistant Resty Sapuan

Track & Field, Boys, Head Coach David Kahill

Track & Field, Boys, Assistant Bryan Hoy

Track & Field, Girls, Head Coach Karen Reardon

Track & Field, Girls, Assistant Darryl Wilkinson

Middle School

Baseball, Grade 8 Joe Robinson

Baseball, Grade 7 Connor Hasson

Lacrosse, Boys, Grade 8 Bruce DeCesare

Lacrosse, Girls, Grade 8 Sarah Millington

Lacrosse, Girls, Grade 7 Gabi Michaud

Softball, Grade 8 Paul McLellan

Mahoney

Indoor Track, Head Coach Ryan Tuttle

Track & Field, Assistant Ryan Tuttle

Track & Field, Assistant Stacey Nixon

Memorial

Track & Field, Head Coach Matt Green

Track & Field, Assistant Vince Mathews

Motion: Second: Vote:

2. Consideration and action to approve the purchase of one (1) Type “D” passenger school bus as specified in the City of South Portland Bid #34-18 which closed on January 26, 2018 from O’Connor Auto Park at a cost of $111,000.

3. Consideration and action to approve policy GCBDE – Professional Staff Sabbatical Leave.

4. Consideration and action to approve policy GCOA – Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff.

5. Consideration and action to accept the donations/grants:

  • $500 donation to Memorial Middle School from the Beta Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma for Diane Baker’s Grade 8 Math class for cooking lessons featuring the use of fractions.
  • $5000 donation to Memorial Middle School from WEX for the 2018-2019 Camp Kieve trip fro Grade 6 students.
  • $800 donation to Memorial Middle School from the SPCE Rotary Charitable Fund for Violence Prevention Network programming.
  • $1000 donation to the SPHS Outing Club from the Teens to Trails organization for equipment for club trip as well as event fees.
  • $1410 donation to the South Portland School Department’s school libraries from Inn By The Sea’s
  • “Books for a Booking” promotion. The Inn also donated books with a total value of $159.87.
  • $3000 awarded to Skillin Middle School from WinterKids for taking second place in the WinterKids Winter Olympics.
  • $500 donation to Skillin Elementary School from Saco Biddeford Savings Institution in support of Skillin’s participation in the WinterKids WinterGames.
  • $250 donation to Skillin Elementary School from Coastline Credit Union in support of Skillin’s participation in the WinterKids WinterGames.
  • $500 donation to Skillin Elementary School from the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce in support of Skillin’s participation in the WinterKids WinterGames.

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.

Adjournment