JOSEPH BERTRAND…..RHONDA McCRONE…..FRANK PEDICINI…..MICHELLE THERIOT…..JAMES WEISBARTH
Volume 2006-2007………………………………………………………………………………….…Number 11 Report from the Board of Education Regular Meeting of May 17, 2007. 1.
Honors and Acknowledgements A. Midwest Talent Search Honorees (1) John Bouhall (9) Pamela Keller (2) Natalie Brdar (10) Ethan Kocjan (3) Benjamin Brown (11) Jared Kurz (4) Nicholas Buchta (12) Scott Loeffler (5) Tatiana Faria (13) Emilie Macek (6) Olivia Henton (14) Nicholas Macek (7) Grace Hsu (15) Soumyajit Mazumder (8) Elizabeth Kane (16) Katherine McLellan B.
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Eric Miranda Jared Palazza Benjamin Radeff Denton Sagerman Nicholas Smith Christopher Traylor Carey Woods Cody Yanniello
PTA Reflections Winners at State (1) Hope Burkart – Falls-Lenox Primary School – 1st Place – Visual Arts (Primary School Category) (2) Faith Burkart – Middle School – 1st Place – Video/Film (Middle School Category) (3) Julie Trapp – High School – Honorable Mention – Photography (High School Category)
Administrative Reports A. PTA Report – Mrs. Cindy Kelly B. Administrative Reports (1) Mr. Weber – reviewed the financial report for April; discussed the appropriation modifications; discussed the workers’ compensation program; reported on the amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and their necessary certification to the County Auditor; asked the Board to adopt an updated five-year forecast; reviewed purchase orders that exceeded 10% of original obligation; and asked the Board to approve current health, dental, and vision rates. (2) Mr. Lewis/Mrs. Rami – Mr. Lewis gave an update on the status of the various current job openings throughout the District, both teaching and support staff. Mrs. Rami – gave an overview of the upcoming Summer School programs i.e., Summer Magic and Summer Discovery. She also noted that two new classes have been added to these programs – “Moving Along” for special needs students has been incorporated into the Summer Magic program, and “The Power of Healthy Choices” has been added to Summer Discovery. (3) Mr. Atkinson – reported on the following topics: Transportation: the school bus Roadeo was held on May 5. Of a total of 96 participants, 7 were from Olmsted Falls and 3 of the 7 placed in the top 22; Nancy Hunt has been named the North Region “Driver of the Year”; have been notified that the 1st of 2 State Patrol bus inspections will be held on Wednesday, June 6; two new school buses are to be delivered by the end of the month; Buildings and Grounds: High School football field drainage has been completed; sidewalk, driveway, and parking lot repairs will be advertised for bid in May and the work to begin in July; various maintenance projects are scheduled, i.e., 2 academic wing restroom renovations and replacement of asbestos hallway tile at the High School; and carpeting Falls-Lenox media center; reported on the donation of land west of Falls-Lenox; gave an overview of the Adaptive Playground program stating that
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the committee has raised over $17,700.00 to help with the program; Personnel: staff appraisals are being completed; summer staff recommendations were made; summer staff orientation meeting has been scheduled; and support staff meetings have been scheduled. (4) Dr. Hoadley – discussed the donation of 2.93 acres of property adjacent to Falls-Lenox, which may be used in the future for additional parking; discussed the updated Acceleration Policy and the deadline to file with the Ohio Department of Education; discussed the renewal of the health services contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health; reviewed the student fees for the 2007-2008 school year; and discussed the proposed constitutional amendment for school funding and that all public school districts in Ohio are being asked to collect one signature per student and donate $1.00 per student to this initiative, and that our PTA units have expressed a willingness to donate to this campaign and collect signatures. Polaris Career Center Report – Mrs. Rhonda McCrone Legislative Report – Mrs. Rhonda McCrone
Consent Agenda A. Donations (1) From Mr. Steven Ludwinski, (32595 Wintergreen Drive, Solon, OH 44139) property west of Falls-Lenox Primary School (2) From Randy Kimbro (8847 Fairlane Drive, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138) $200.00 toward student scholarships for Washington, D.C. trip (3) Middle School PTA (Mrs. Pam Portik, President, 7309 Bayberry Court South, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138) $4,000.00 toward student fees for the following field trips: SwingsN-Things, Buckeye Lanes, and Geauga Lake Physics Day (4) From Various Companies and Individuals for the Adaptive Playground at Falls-Lenox Primary School B.
Minutes Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 19, 2007 were approved.
Recommendations of the Treasurer (1) Approved Financial Report for the Period Ending April 30, 2007, and Any Cash Advances and Transfers (2) Adopted 412 Certificate and Appropriation Modifications for FY 2007 (SY 06-07) (3) Adopted Resolutions (a) Olmsted Falls City School District OSBA Risk Management and Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program (b) Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying Them to the County Auditor (4) Adopted Updated 5-Year Forecast (5) Authorized Approval of Purchase Orders and Invoices Which Were Greater Than or Equal to $3,000.00 and Exceed 10% of Original Obligation (Vendor: Carolina Biological) (6) Approved Health, Dental, and Vision Rates as Per Group Contract with Medical Mutual of Ohio and Guardian for FY 08 (7) Adopted Bowers Shore/West Scholarship Fund/Academic Resolution
Recommendations of the Superintendent (1) First Reading of Revisions to Acceleration Policies (5112, 5409, 5410 and 5464) (2) First Reading of New/Revised/Replacement Policies of the Board of Education (3) Approve High School Graduation List for the Class of 2007 Pending Completion of All Requirements
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Renew Contract with Southwest General Health Center for Athletic Training Services for the 2007-2008 School Year Renew Contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for School Health Services for the 2007-2008 School Year Approve Agreement with McKinstry & Associates (566 Alice Street, P. O. Box 5, East Palestine, OH 44413) for Student Accident Insurance to be offered for the 2007-2008 School Year Adopt Resolution Entitled “Resolution Authorizing 2007-2008 Membership in the Ohio High School Athletic Association” Adopt Student Fees for the 2007-2008 School Year (attached) Authorize the Olmsted Falls City School District to Advertise and Receive Bids for Crack Seal, Chip Seal, Sweep, Mill and Asphalt Surface Patch and/or Asphalt Pave District Parking Lots and Driveways for 2007 Adopt Resolution Between the Olmsted Falls Board of Education and Gardiner Trane for the HB 264 Project Overview Adopt Resolution of Support for the Constitutional Amendment Proposal “Getting It Right! For Ohio’s Future”
Personnel Items see below
Set Date, Time, and Place of Next Meeting A. Special Meeting – 7:15 p.m., May 31, 2007, Cleveland State University, Wolstein Convocation Center, 2000 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 for commencement and any other items that may come before the Board B. Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m., June 28, 2007, offices of the Olmsted Falls Board of Education, 26937 Bagley Road, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138
Hearing of the Public on Agenda Items
Adopt New Negotiated Agreement Between the Olmsted Falls Education Association (OFEA) and the Olmsted Falls Education for the Period July 1, 2007 Through and Including June 30, 2009
Summation of Decisions Made (not by resolution)
Adjournment 4 – Personnel
Resignations: MOLNAR, RUSS – Teacher, due to retirement SZALAY, RICHARD – Teacher, due to retirement Certificated Staff (07-08 SY): EDWARDS, MARY – Teacher MEINHARDT, LISA – Guidance Counselor PAPA, RACHAEL – Teacher Certificated Staff (06-07 SY): CHAPIN, SUSAN – Unpaid Parenting Leave GRATZER, MARY – Tutor for Home Instruction HARTER, PAULA – Tutor MARTIN, MELISSA – Tutor for Home Instruction MASTERS, TERESA – Unpaid Parenting Leave POJMAN, DEBRA – Unpaid Parenting Leave
Support Staff (07-08 SY): CILLO, KAREN – Secretary/Clerk, Auxiliary Services Casual Labor as Submitted Support Staff (06-07 SY): CILLO, KAREN – Secretary/Clerk, Auxiliary Services – as needed STANEK, DONNA – Unpaid leave of absence Numerous supplementals and stipends for the remainder of the 06-07 school year and the 07-08 SY
OLMSTED FALLS SCHOOLS Basic School Fees* Current 2006-2007
Grades 1 – 3
Grades 4 – 5
Grades 9 – 12
As listed on attached
* Does not include incidental fees (i.e., field trips, admissions, etc.) 5/07
As listed on attached
PROPOSED FEES FOR 2007 – 2008
CURRENT FEES FOR 2006-2007 Activity fee (9-12) Includes fees for: Assemblies, Locks, Parking Newspaper, Student ids, Computer Accessories (excluding disks), Career Portfolio Materials Graduation (Estimate) Transcript Fee AP Test Fee OGT Social Studies Rev. – 10th gr. Art I & II Portfolio Prep Drawing Ceramics Sculpture Computer Art Painting Advanced Biology Advanced Gen. Science Biology, Manual & Goggles
38.00 3.00 84.00 20.00 20.00 30.00 20.00 25.00 25.00 20.00 25.00 28.00 15.00 20.00
Chemistry Earth Science (General) Geology & Space Project Physics P.S.S.C. AP Chemistry Math Fee – ALL COURSES Language Arts 9 – Writing Manual Life Skills I, II Food Wise Family Matters Parenting Issues Survival for Singles Foods with Flair Fashion Focus Food Fitness C.A.D. I & II Product Manufacturing Photography I & II Digital Publishing Multi Media I Web Design I, II & III Prac. Bus. Concepts w/Computers Band Uniform Cleaning Choir Robe Cleaning Physical Education Sports Fitness Applied Wellness Athletic Training
10.00 8.00 15.00 8.00 10.00 25.00 10.00 2.00 20.00 25.00 15.00 15.00 23.00 30.00 7.00 25.00 10.00 40.00 36.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 20.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
The Bookstore will continue to base costs on current pricing. 5/17/07
Activity fee (9-12) Includes fees for: Assemblies, Locks, Parking Tags, Newspaper, Student ids, Student Planner, Computer Accessories (excluding disks), Career Portfolio Materials Graduation (Estimate) Transcript Fee AP Test Fee OGT Social Studies Rev.–10th gr. Art I & II Portfolio Prep Drawing Ceramics Sculpture Computer Art Painting Advanced Gen. Science AP Biology (added) AP Chemistry Anatomy &Physiology (added) Astronomy (added) Biology Chemistry Earth Science (General) Geology (formerly Geology & Space) Principles of Physics (formerly Project
38.00 3.00 85.00 20.00 20.00 30.00 20.00 25.00 25.00 20.00 25.00 15.00 30.00 25.00 30.00 15.00 20.00 10.00 8.00 15.00 8.00
Honors Physics (formerly PSSC) Math Fee – ALL COURSES Lang. Arts 9 – Writing Manual Life Skills I & II Food Wise Family Matters Parenting Issues Survival for Singles Foods with Flair Fashion Focus 1-6 Food Fitness C.A.D. I & II Product Manufacturing Photography I & II Digital Publishing Multi Media I Web Design I, II & III Prac.Bus Concepts w/Computers Band Uniform Cleaning Choir Robe Cleaning Physical Education Sports Fitness Applied Wellness Athletic Training
10.00 10.00 2.00 20.00 25.00 20.00 20.00 23.00 30.00 15.00 25.00 10.00 40.00 38.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 0.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
The Bookstore will continue to base costs on current pricing.