2017-05-16 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:02 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order by President Dr. Guernsey with the following members present: Mr. P. Grine, Mr. T. Grine, Ms. Stannard, Mr. Thompson, and Dr. Guernsey.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

PUBLIC HEARING – potential retire/rehire of Longfellow Elementary School Secretary, Karla Grine.
• No public participation

RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS

Longfellow Teacher & Student Lighthouse Teams

Student Leaders: Teacher Leaders:
Ella Burnap Jacquie Allison
Edelio Hernandez Liz Baugher
Tinley Holman Kelli Bauman
Lexxie Hosman Barbie Curlis
Jameson Krupp Meghan Davis
Dominic Miller Lisa Donelson
Ginger Rice Sara Kaltenbach
Avalon Sprang Hannah Steinmetz

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS
• Presentation by Garmann-Miller - presented by Brad Garmann
• Question by Carol Wangler: Will the Credit Recovery area of the building still be used?
• Answer by Andrew Sprang: Yes, the area will still be used. We are looking in the future at the space so we can remain competitive with other districts.
• Question by Lynn Bauman: In the corridors, will there be emergency exit doors?
• Answer by Brad Garmann: Yes
• Question by Sheryl St. Clair: What is the size of the elevator?
• Answer by Andrew Sprang: The elevator will be up to code.
• Question by Sheryl St. Clair: How many bathrooms will there be?
• Answer by Andrew Sprang: There will be a bathroom in every pod.
• Question by Joe Souder: Will the connector have two stories?
• Answer by Brad Garmann: No

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Sue E. Lehmann, Treasurer
Andrew R. Sprang, Superintendent

*At this time, members of the public wishing to leave may do so.

MOTION NO. 17-057 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:
A. Motion to approve the minutes of the following Board of Education meetings:

1. Work Session/Meeting of April 11, 2017
2. Regular Meeting of April 18, 2017

Motion to approve the following Financial Statements for April 2017 as submitted:
1. Cash Reconciliation
2. FINSUM (Financial Summary)
3. April General Fund Report
4. All Checks Report

B. Approve the five year forecast, FY17-21 and assumptions as presented.

C. Approve the agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Local Government Services Section of the Office of the Auditor of State (LGS) to compile the basic financial statements for the Fostoria City School District for fiscal years ending June 30, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

D. Motion to thank and accept the donation, to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Endowment Award Fund, from John & Patricia Loscudo.

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-058 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:
(All employment of personnel is pending completion of all required documentation/licensure requirements.)

1. RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Katharine Morookian Intervention Specialist – Riley 05/31/2017
Sarah Krock PreSchool – Longfellow 05/31/2017

2. RETIREMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Colleen Sauber Food Service II 06/01/2017
(9 years of dedicated service with Fostoria City Schools)

3. EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Joe Souder Maintenance Worker 07/01/2017

4. EMPLOYMENT - SEASONAL
Individual Position Rate of Pay Effective
Jennifer Patterson Lead Scanner $13.00 05/26/2017
Donna Elchert Asst. Lead Scanner $12.00 05/30/2017
Mark Ball Scanner $11.00 05/30/2017
Sharon Headley Scanner $11.00 05/30/2017
Lauri Pedroza Scanner $11.00 05/30/2017

5. EMPLOYMENT – CERTIFIED – HOME INSTRUCTION
Individual Position Effective
Pam Burrow Home Instruction 2017-2018
Toni Lucadello Home Instruction 2017-2018
Sherry Roach Home Instruction 2017-2018
Amy Stultz Home Instruction 2017-2018
Peggy Ward Home Instruction 2017-2018

6. EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Girls’ Tennis 2017-2018
Kelly Bates Jr. H.S. Volleyball 2017-2018
Amy Baxter Large Department Head - English 2017-2018
Amy Baxter High School Student Council Co-Advisor (75%) 2017-2018
Amy Blakely Junior Class Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Amy Blakely High School Student Council Co-Advisor (25%) 2017-2018
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Musical Director 2017-2018
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Assistant Band Director 2017-2018
Jeri Brubaker Jr. H.S. Annual Advisor 2017-2018
Cathe Bucher Senior Class Advisor 2017-2018
Pam Burrow Large Department Head – Special Education 2017-2018
Pam Burrow Sophomore Class Advisor 2017-2018
Benjamin Cates Asst. Musical Director 2017-2018
Cheryl Chaffee High School Quiz Bowl Advisor 2017-2018
Kim Fant-Cousin Head Boys’/Girls’ Cross Country 2017-2018
Kim Fant-Cousin Youth to Youth Advisor 2017-2018
Annette Griffin Jr. H.S. Student Council Advisor 2017-2018
Jerome Haupert Varsity Assistant Football 2017-2018
Erika Hossler Elementary Quiz Bowl 2017-2018
Sara Kaltenbach LPDC Chair 2017-2018
Steve Kauffman Annual Advisor 2017-2018
Steve Kauffman Asst. Musical Director 2017-2018
Steve Kauffman Pep Band Director 2017-2018
Steve Kauffman Summer Band Director 2017-2018
Steve Kauffman Head Band Director 2017-2018
Derek Kidwell Head Football 2017-2018
Derek Kidwell Jr. H.S. Athletic Co-Director 2017-2018
Nora Lambright Junior Class Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Art Lewandowski Large Department Head – Social Studies 2017-2018
Deb Melroy Art Club Advisor 2017-2018
Brian Oestreich Large Department Head - Math 2017-2018
Brian Oestreich National Honor Society Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Erin Reed Assistant Volleyball 2017-2018
Ali Root Jr. H.S. Football Cheer Advisor 2017-2018
Gabe Sierra Jr. H.S. Athletic Co-Director 2017-2018
Dawn Skornicka Elementary Student Council Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Amy Stultz Jr. H.S. Quiz Bowl Advisor 2017-2018
Amy Stultz National Honor Society Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Amy Stultz Jr. H.S. National Honor Society Advisor 2017-2018
Mathew Swortcheck TV Director 2017-2018
Tonya Theis Hi Y Advisor 2017-2018
Michelle Weber Elementary Student Council Co-Advisor 2017-2018
Aaron Weidner Assistant Athletic Director 2017-2018

7. EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Mark Bauman Weight Training Coordinator – Girls’ 2017-2018
Nate Bernal Jr. H.S. Football 2017-2018
Anitra Bolden Jr. H.S. Cross Country 2017-2018
Greg Fleming Varsity Assistant Football 2017-2018
Kurt Gilts Equipment Manager 2017-2018
John Groth Varsity Assistant Football 2017-2018
Kevin Keckler Freshman Football 2017-2018
Kevin Keckler Freshman Football 2016-2017
Krissy Lotycz Head Volleyball 2017-2018
Melissa Mason Football Cheer Advisor 2017-2018
Dustin Miller Jr. H.S. Football 2017-2018
Tracie Papenfus Assistant Cross Country 2017-2018
Jeremy Robbins Varsity Assistant Football 2017-2018
Cydell Smith Jr. H.S. Football 2017-2018
Tony Stahl Freshman Football 2017-2018
Brett Taylor Jr. H.S. Football 2017-2018
George Tucker Varsity Assistant Football 2017-2018

8. EMPLOYMENT – EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT DAYS
Individual Position Effective Days
Sandy Ellis GTE Coordinator 2017-2018 10
Steve Kauffman Instrumental Music 2017-2018 15
Alicia Lovett School Psychologist 2017-2018 10
Amy Masterson Library/Media – FJSHS 2017-2018 5
Sommer Reed College/Career Counselor – FJSHS 2016-2017 5
Sommer Reed College/Career Counselor – FJSHS 2017-2018 15
Kristen Mehringer School Counselor – FJSHS 2017-2018 15
Julie Steinhardt School Psychologist 2017-2018 35
Teresa Vogel School Counselor – FJSHS 2017-2018 15

9. EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED – SUBSTITUTE and/or SUMMER (As Needed)
Individual Position Effective
Connie Affholder Summer Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Candi Baker Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Lori Baldwin Bus Driver, Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Chana Bank Custodian, Summer Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Michelle Bishop Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Judy Bowers Custodian, Summer Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Robert Brookman Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Dana Brown Summer Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Tom Butcher Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Tina Cook Summer Bus Driver, Summer Custodian, Summer Food Service, Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Mary Coughenour Summer Bus Driver, Summer Custodian, Summer Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Ruth Elems Custodian, Summer Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Vickie Hunker Summer Custodian, Summer Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Lisa Huss Summer Bus Driver, Summer Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Sandra Jurrus Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Christina Lewis Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Terry Litton Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Nicole Lopez Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Melanie Meddles Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Kim Molter Custodian, Summer Custodian, Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Lisa Molyet Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Elaine Oswald Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Brenda Pace Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Lauri Pedroza Summer Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Sue Senn-Coleman Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Tracy Sheets Summer Custodian, Summer Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Katie Smith Summer Bus Driver, Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18
Joe Souder Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Brett Taylor Custodian, Summer Custodian, Food Service Van Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Claudia Tate Summer Bus Driver 06/01/17-06/30/18
Amy Ward Custodian 06/01/17-06/30/18
Dorothy White Food Service 06/01/17-06/30/18

10. EMPLOYMENT - SUMMER - CERTIFIED (based on student enrollment)
Individual Position Effective
Kim Fant-Cousin FJSHS May 30 – June 30, 2017

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-059 CONTINUING CONTRACTS
Mr. Thompson moved to approve issuing a Teachers’ Continuing Contract, effective the 2017-2018 school year, for the following individual(s):

(1) Cathe Bucher
(2) Amy Masterson

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-060 ALTERNATIVE CHALLENGE GRANT STIPEND
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve paying Aaron Weidner a stipend, in the amount of $1540.70, for completing the required evaluation of the Alternative Challenge Grant program (A+ Alternative Education). (To be paid from Alternative Challenge Grant Funds).

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-061 SCOPE INITIATIVE
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve paying Shawn Earl $750 for his work on the SCOPE initiative for St. Wendelin seniors during the 2016-2017 school year (to be paid from Auxiliary Funds).

Mr. P. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-062 ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the Administrative Contracts for the following individuals:

Individual Position Effective
Jennifer Abell Director of Student Services Aug. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Kelli Bauman Elementary Principal-Longfellow Aug. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Hollis Reinbolt Food Service Supervisor Aug. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Alicia Swartzmiller Asst. Transportation Coordinator July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

Mr. Thompson seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-063 SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST SERVICES
Ms. Stannard moved to approve employing Gayle Guernsey for Speech/Language Pathologist services for 10 hours weekly, at the hourly rate of $28.68 per time sheet submitted, for the 2017-2018 school year

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, abstained. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-064 CLASS OF 2017
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following list of graduates for the Class of 2017, pending completion of all graduation requirements:

Skylynn Marie Aldrich Xavier A Galvan Tyler Ray Moore
Roy Allsup Cristy Yang Gao Erin Elizabeth Nowicki
Mikalla Marie Bailey Jala Havannah Gatewood Ryan James Phillips
Donald Eric Darnell Benton Jr. Kirra May Gehr Dominique Pagie Potter
Juan Bermudes III D'Andre Lee Gehring Jule Livia Radziejewski
Raimi Bernal Eric S Gehring Austin Hunter Lee Ridgway
Demetrius James Bethel Jeremy M Gillen Cassandra Rivera
Ariyana Monae Birchfield Madison Ann Gillig Kyrie Lynn Roberts
Alyssa Marie Brandeberry Avree Joseph Alan Goins Miranda Lynn Rowe
Jeremiah Samuel Anes Brough Justin Michael Gonyer Tyler James Hicks Rusk
Adrien James Brown Ashlea Jean Marie Gonzales Austin Tyler Sauber
Anthony Steven Brown Aliana Noemi Gonzalez Gage Ryan Scott
Maxwell William Bunch Gabrielle Olivia Gregg Amani Netanya Seaburn
Jordyn Tyrell Bunley Adam David Gutierrez Demetriona Taysha Settles
Anthony Cabrales Madison Haley Jeffrey Michael Shank
Sierra Akile, Shalise Cannon Selena Ray Jean Hall Logan Ryan Sharninghouse
Bishop Raven Childers Bryan Douglas Harlan Brandon Lee Sheets
Makayla Rayne Church Shy Ann Harris Chad Dean Spangler
Manuel Collazo-Peyrot Elijah James Hickle Jayden Stanton
Brendan Allen Colvin Kyle James Hopkins Adam Jeffrey Starkey
Dalton Cook Zachary Talley Jimmison Zackary Joseph Paul Stewart
Austin R. J. Cornwell Dae'mier Nathaniel Johnson Tony Danielle St Clair
Nicola John Costello Michael David Jordan Briann Nicole Struble
Armand Cousin Jessica Taylor Kauffman Kali Renee Struble
Samuel Dwight Crabtree Andre'a Bryon Keckler Alexandria Marie Swanigan
James David Daniels Adrian Michael Kleba Madison Margaret Tate
Noah John Davoli Janice Kristine Krupp Sabra Lynae' Tate
Angel Renea Drobek Dylon Michael Lamalie Darien Carlos Tey
Morgan Michelle Dukes Tysen Lei Latansasibounluang Zavien Nathaniel Tey
Trent Steven Dukes Kaylee Nicole Layton Suni Marie Torrez
Jaden Alexander Lee Durst Elijah Paul Lobenstein Ivy Rose Tuttle
Taylor Lorraine Everding Jarrett Scott Lorenzen Destiny Renee Tyson
Alyssa Ann Ferguson Marissa C Martinez Roger Allen VanSant
Brady Fisher Mitchell Ryan Mendoza Donovan Trey Vogel
Caleb Lee Flowers Lynzee Marie Miller Lydia Nichole Wild
Alexis Renee Fox Austin Craig Milum Deija Jynell Williams
Jaycee Joseph Fuerstenau Trey Russell-Thomas Yates

Mr. Thompson seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-065 TEACHERS’ LIMITED CONTRACT
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve a 2017-2018 Teachers’ Limited Contract for the following individuals:

Mark Ball Valerie Gaunt Erin Reed
Irene Banks Marlene Gillig Sommer Reed
Kelly Bates Alexandria Gillis Kelly Ressler
Amy Baxter Stephanie Golamb Drew Romigh
Sarah Binkley Sarah Green Jessica Rosenberger
Amy Blakely Stephanie Haack Amanda Ross
Rachel Blenmen-Caldwell (.75) Drew Hanley Nicole Ross
Abigail Brickner Matthew Hauenstein David Roth
Shannon Bozigar Jerome Haupert Debra Self
Jeri Brubaker Mallory Hefner Jennifer Simpson
Laura Buchanan Tammy Helberg Dustin Smith
Pamela Burrow Abigail Jackson Kristen Mehringer
Benjamin Cates Christine Jennison Sheryl St. Clair
Julie Cholodewitsch Derek Kidwell David St. Louis
Lisa Click Denise Kirchner Hannah Steinmetz
Meghan Davis Jennifer Kopcak Amy Stultz
Justin Depinet Jack Langstaff Sarah Tagg
Lisa Donelson Cristine Linhart Janelle Tanner
Brooke Downing Alicia Lovett Nichole Terres
Brittany Eaches Katharine Mankin Terica Vaughn
Shawn Earl Stephanie Marlowe Peggy Ward
Pamela Engelmann Jessie Marsh Michelle Weber
Lexis Fleegle Amber Mills Savannah Wheeler
Courtney Fleming Kandra O'Donnell Kelly White
Amy Foster Jessica Ottney Miriah White
Nancy Frankart Jim Parker Lori Wilken
Chelsea Garner Kaye Racheter Carol Wines

Mr. P. Grine, seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-066 OVERNIGHT TRIPS
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following overnight trips:

2. Boys’ basketball, Eastern Ohio Camp, June 14–16, 2017
3. Girls’ basketball, Eastern Ohio Camp, June 21-23, 2017
4. Volleyball, Ohio State Camp, July 7-9, 2017

Mr. Thompson seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-067 SITE LICENSE
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the purchase of the Site License for the Anywhere Learning System (A+ program/software) from Fuel Education LLC, Hemdon, VA.

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-068 MOU SENECA CO. GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the Memorandum of Agreement between the Seneca County General Health District and Fostoria City Schools concerning the use of district physical facilities in the event they are needed in a disaster situation.

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-069 OHIO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Mr. Thompson moved to approve Fostoria City Schools’ continued membership in the Ohio High School Athletic Association for the 2017-2018 school year.

Mr. P. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-070 SERVICE CONTRACTS
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following 2017-2018 agreements/contracts for services:

1. The agreement between Fostoria City Schools and Vanguard-Sentinel to Participate in Excess Costs of Satellite Programs in 2017-2018 for the following program:

(a) Marketing Education

2. The agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Northern Ohio Educational Computer Association for computer services effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

3. The agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Northern Ohio Educational Computer Association for Internet Services effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.

4. The agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Northern Ohio Educational Computer Association for Circuit Pass-through Services (Longfellow & Riley Elementary) effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.

Mr. Thompson seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 17-071 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Thompson moved to go into Executive Session at 6:54 p.m. for the purpose(s) of:

• consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee, student, or school official

Mr. T. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Thompson, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

At 7:39 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 17-072 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, Mr. Thompson moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:39 p.m.

Ms. Stannard seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Thompson, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

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