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  YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting
July 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM
Ronald H. Provard Education Center

   
A G E N D A

  1. General Business 

    Call to Order
     - Mr. Miller 
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
    2. Roll Call
    3. Public Comment
    4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting of June 15, 2015. [Public Comment; Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Posenau  [Consent Agenda:  Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    Approval of Financial Reports as of June 30, 2015
     [File for audit]
    1. Treasurer's Report (All Funds)
    2. Condensed Board Summary Report - General Fund Revenue
    3. Condensed III Board Summary Report - General Fund Expenditures Report
    4. Condensed III Board Summary Report - Capital Projects, Capital Reserve, Food Service 
    5. Fund Accounting Check Summary Report - General Fund, Food Service, Capital Projects
    6. Student Activity Account Summary 
    7. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on June 15, 2015 following the Regular Monthly Meeting and prior to this evening's meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
    2. Response to Prayer Request.  It is unconstitutional to begin a public school board meeting with a prayer. Government endorsement of prayer in a public school setting violates the Establishment Clause.
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle 
    1. Student Enrollment Report  
    2. Final Report for Graduating Class 
    3. Title change:  Secretary to Administrative Assistant
    4. PSSA Cut Scores.  The PA Department of Education informed all school districts via a letter dated July 13 that the implementation of "new, more rigorous standards have resulted in lower standardized test scores, particularly in Mathematics."
    5. Recommendation to add an ESL Teacher Position in lieu of Lincoln Intermediate Unit Contract.  The Administration recommends Board approval of the elimination of one ESL teacher position from the LIU contract and the addition of one ESL teacher position employed by the District.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    6. The Administration recommends approval of the following two foreign exchange students at the high school for 2015-16.
      1. Nagy Csenge Edua.  Nagy is a native of Hungary and currently attends Debreceni Reformatus Kellegium Doczy Gimnaziuma. She is sponsored by the Rotary Club of York and will reside with three York Suburban families during the 2015-16 school year. Nagy's first home placement will be with Joseph and Amber Seidel, 1679 Sleepy Hollow Road.
      2. Marina Branco Lopes Corte Real.  Marino is a native of Brazil and currently attends Centro De Ensino Darwin Guarapari. She is sponsored by ICES, International Cultural Exchange Services, and will reside with the Mellinger family during the 2015-16 school year. Tyler and Nikole Mellinger live at 1028 Hill Street.

        [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    7. Early Learning Partnership Update
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason 
    1. The Administration recommends approval of the advertising and soliciting of bids for the Auxiliary Gym at the High School.  

      Auxiliary Gym Estimate
      Auxiliary Gym Floor Plan

      [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends approval of the contract with Apple Nissan for a three year lease for a Nissan Sentra for Drivers Ed. The monthly payments will be $274.58.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    3. The Administration recommends approval of the Scheduled Service Agreement with Trane for the East York Elementary site, York Suburban High School site and York Suburban Middle School site for eight (8) years.  In prior years this has been a three year agreement.  With this agreement we have built in repair costs, service costs, automatic five year warranties and additional discounts.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    4. Informational:
      1. Facilities Projects Update
      2. Donation from Valley View Elementary PTO in the amount of $1,726.56 - $1,256.64 for the transportation for various field trips and $469.92 transportation for Kindergarten and 1st Grade field trips to Perrydell Farms and Flinchbaughs Orchard respectively. 
      3. Donation from Indian Rock Elementary PTO in the amount of $6,094.54 - $3,750 for soccer goals and $2,344.54 for the transportation for various field trips.
      4. Donation of a Buffet Bb Clarinet and a Buffet A Clarinet matching set, a Buffet Crampon Evette & Schaeffer Model Bb Clarinet and a Leblanc Paris Clarinet for a total estimated value of $3,000 from Bruce Bushwick and Lisa Levin.
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Huh
  7. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy

      The minutes of
      March 19 are provided.
    2. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder

      The minutes of
      May 4 are provided.
    3. Facilities Committee Report - Mrs. Freireich

      The minutes of
      March 18 are provided.
    4. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer 

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, appointments, employment, transfers, building re-assignments, re-appointment of spring coaches, volunteer coaches and substitutes. Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items? If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
      1. Resignation
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Ashley Baisch, full time substitute music teacher at the High School for the first semester, effective July 6, 2015.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Karen Sides, Secretary to the Principal at Yorkshire Elementary, effective June 15, 2015.
      2. Appointments
        1. Recommend the appointment of Mary Collins as High School Assistant Link Crew Advisor at the salary of $660 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        2. Recommend the appointment of Shannon Metzler as High School Trojan Theatre Director at the salary of $2,400 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      3. Employment
        1.  

          Name:

          Amber J. Krzanowski

           

           

          Education:

          Laurel Valley Middle High School, Diploma; St. Vincent College, B.A. in English; St. Vincent College, M.S. in Education, Special Education

           

           

          Certification:

          English 7-12

          Special Education N-12

           

           

          Contract:

          Temporary Professional Contract

           

           

          Salary:

          $61,600 – M.S. – Step 1

           

           

          Assignment:

          Learning Support – High School

           

           

          Effective:

          2015-2016

           
        2. Recommend the employment of Marissa Caldwell as a full-time substitute half-day English teacher at the high school for Alyce Keene, effective for the 2015-2016 school year at the salary of $25,712.50 which represents Step 1 of the Bachelor's Schedule. Salary is pro-rated based on 50% employment. Ms. Keene is on a temporary assignment as K-12 Technology Integrator.
        3. Recommend the employment of Brian Marshall as First Assistant Football Coach at the salary of $6,032 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        4. Recommend the employment of Emily Neff, who is currently a 50% Reading Specialist, as a full-time Reading Specialist at the salary of $77,000 (M.S. + 15 - Step 13) beginning with the 2015-16 school year.
        5. Recommend the employment of Kathy Pavoncello as Administrative Assistant to the Principal at Yorkshire Elementary at the hourly rate of $15.32, effective August 3, 2015.
        6. Recommend the employment of Catriona Smith as a long term substitute librarian at East York Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary from August 17, 2015 through September 2, 2015 and September 8, 2015 through September 30, 2015 at the daily rate of $105.
      4. Transfers
        1. Recommend the transfer of Robert Haynes, custodian, from a Level 3 position to a Level 2 position at the hourly rate of $14.35, effective August 3, 2015. Mr. Haynes will also be a lead custodian at the stipend of $200 per year (to be pro-rated based on an effective date of August 3, 2015).
        2. Recommend the transfer of Glenn Weirich, custodian, from a Level 2 position to a Level 3 position effective August 3, 2015. Because this move is an involuntary transfer, Mr. Weirich will keep the Level 2 hourly rate, but will not receive the $200 lead custodian stipend.
      5. Building Re-Assignments for 2015-2016

        Name

        2014-2015 Building Assignment

        2015-2016 Building Assignment

        Adamy, Brandi

        High School

        Middle  School

        Anderson, Susan

        Valley View/Indian Rock/ Yorkshire

        Valley View/Indian Rock

        Barrett, Katie

        Valley View/Indian Rock/Yorkshire

        Valley View/Indian Rock

        Beach, John

        High School

        High School/Middle School

        Breen, Lori

        High School/East York

        East York/Yorkshire

        Coppersmith, Sarah

        Indian Rock

        Valley View

        Coy, Michael

        High School/Middle School

        High School

        Crawford, Dianne

        Valley View/Yorkshire

        Valley View/High School

        Evans, Jamie

        Middle School

        Middle School/Yorkshire

        Gentzyel, Brian

        Middle School/East York/Yorkshire

        Middle School/Valley View/Yorkshire

        Haynes, Robert

        East York/Yorkshire

        Middle School

        Husler, Matthew

        High School East York/Valley View

        High School/East York

        Jansen, Shane

        High School

        High School/Middle School

        Ketterman, Pamela

        Indian Rock

        Middle School

        Kreiser, Aaron

        High School

        Indian Rock

        Lopez, Lillian

        Middle School

        High School

        Love, Nicole

        Middle School

        East York/Yorkshire

        Marshall, Brian

        East York/High School/Indian Rock

        East York/High School/Yorkshire

        Milkowski, Elizabeth

        High School/Valley View

        High School

        Ohl, Jeffery

        Middle School/High School

        Middle School

        Payne, Scott

        Middle School/Yorkshire

        Middle School

        Peritz, Beth

        Indian Rock

        Valley View

        Price, Hazel

        East York

        Middle School

        Robinson, Joseph

        High School

        High School/Middle School

        Shearer, Carole

        High School/Middle School

        High School

        Toner, Janet

        Middle School/Yorkshire

        Middle School

        Weirich, Glenn

        Middle School

        East York

        Weld, Jesse

        High School/Valley View

        High School/Valley View/Yorkshire

        Willson, Kevin

        High School/Valley View

        High School

         
      6. Re-Appointment of Spring Coaches for 2015-2016

        Kent Gable, Head Golf, Step 4, $4,318

        Mr. Gable was incorrectly approved at the salary of $6,483 at the June 15, 2015 Board meeting.
      7. Volunteer Coaches for Fall 2015-2016

        Scott Toman

        Football

        Scott Toman

        Girls Tennis

        Michael Jackson

        Cross Country

        Jeffery Ohl

        Cross Country

        Adam Walton

        Cross Country

        Christine Krebs

        Cross Country

        Kate Leik

        Cross Country

        Katelyn Balmer

        Cross Country

        Erin Kerchner

        Girls Soccer

        Jamie Evans

        Girls Volleyball

        Oliver Good

        Girls Volleyball

        Dee Chambers

        Girls Volleyball

        Gina Neiderer

        Girls Volleyball

        Anna Meerbach

        Field Hockey

        Patricia Selegrath

        Cheerleading

         
      8. Substitutes for 2015-2016

        Mary Loyer
        Diane Lupinetti
        Nicole Mostert
    5. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears

    The
    "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of June 30, is provided.
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  14. Public Comment
  15.  Adjournment


    THERE WILL BE AN EXECUTIVE SESSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING.


    ADDENDUM

     

    TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

    FROM:           Michele A. Merkle, Ed.D, Superintendent

    DATE:            July 20, 2015

    SUBJECT:    Addendum to the Agenda for the Board Meeting of July 20, 2015 

     

     

     

    VII.   Committee Reports

             D.   Personnel Committee Report 
    - Ms. Shaffer

                    
     3.  Employment  

                             g. 
                

    Name

    Allyson H. Gable

     

     

    Education

    Dallastown Area High School, Diploma; Kutztown University, B.S. in Special Education/Elementary Education

     

     

    Certification

    Special Education PK-8

    Grades 4-8 (All subjects 4-6, Science 7-8)

    Grades 4-8 (All subjects 4-6, English Language Arts and Reading 7-8)

     

     

    Contract

    Temporary Professional Contract

     

     

    Salary

    $25,712.50 (Salary is pro-rated based on 50% employment) – B.S. – Step 1

     

     

    Assignment

    Learning Support – Indian Rock Elementary

     

     

    Effective

    2015-2016


                              h.

    Name

    Scott J. Wagner

     

     

    Education

    Loyola Blakefield High School, Diploma; York College of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Secondary Education Mathematics; Walden University, M.S. in Education, Math 6-8

     

     

    Certification

    Mathematics 7-12

     

     

    Contract

    Temporary Professional Contract

     

     

    Salary

    $65,600 – M.S. – Step 5

     

     

    Assignment

    Mathematics – Middle School

     

     

    Effective

    2015-2016


                         i.  
    Recommend the employment of Allyson Gable as a half-time Learning Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary School effective for the 2015-2016 school year at the hourly rate of $10.50.

           7.  Volunteer Coaches for Fall 2015-16 (additional coach)

    Chad Garner

    Football


          9.   (Revised) Re-Appointment of Extra-Curricular/Co-Curricular Advisor for 2015-16

    LAST

    FIRST

    POSITION

    STEP

    SALARY

    McAuliffe

    Molly

    MS Musical Choreographer

    Step 3

    $1,024


     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.