BLACK HORSE PIKE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

580 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012



Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent



 VOLUME 2014-02                                                                                                     FEBRUARY 20, 2014




1.      Co-curricular Appointments            


         The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on SCHEDULE A be appointed to the listed 
         co-curricular positions at the stipends shown for the 2013-2014 school year and are paid for time 
         served in the positions.  Approval is recommended. 





2.        Resolution for Emergency Hiring          Nothing to Report


         We are now required to submit to the County Education Office each month a list of persons we 
         have hired that have not yet received final approval of their criminal history check. The 
         Superintendent recommends approval of the Resolution shown on SCHEDULE B that lists 
         those persons and the positions to which they have been appointed.





3.        Appointment: Per Diem Substitute Staff         



         The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute 
         staff for the 2013-2014 school year, pending completion of all pre-employment 
         requirements. Certificates held and compensation rates are also shown. Approval is recommended.






4.        Approval: Professional Development/School Business Requests 


          The Superintendent recommends approval of the Professional Development/School Business 
          requests shown on SCHEDULE D.  Details of these requests and costs to the district are shown 
          on the schedule.



           5.        Request to Serve Student Teaching

                    The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Education students at 
                    Rowan University, to serve their clinical experience assignment for the Spring semester, Q3, of the 
                    2013-2014 school year


Student Teacher

Supervised By




Laura Dye*

Teresa Pasquarello

March 17, 2014 to

May 9, 2014


Health and PE

Marion Carlin*

Randie Lynch

March 24, 2014 to       April 30, 2014


Health and PE

           *Pending completion of criminal history clearance.



6.       Senior Trip 2014 Chaperones Highland

                       The Superintendent seeks Board of Education approval for the following faculty members 
                       to serve as chaperones on the Highland High School Class of 2014 Senior Trip, April 7 - 11, 2014 
                       to Orlando, Florida. 


                       Ron Strauss – Administrator                              Dyette Brown - Administrator

                       Mallory Pantaleo - Senior class advisor               Lori Scabarozzi – Asst. Senior Class Advisor

                       Katrina Fowler - Junior class advisor (Interim)      Jen Brown – Supervisor

                       Liz Gadomski – Teacher                                    Ken Schoudt - Teacher

                       Raymond Reca – Teacher                                  Andy Thies – Teacher



           7.        Thomas Jefferson Nursing Practicum Students


                       The Board of Education approval is requested for the nursing students, to serve their 
                       clinical nursing practicum within the Black Horse Pike Regional School District as listed, and 
                       pending receipt of criminal background clearances:









Bridgette McMahon


Triton Regional HS


February 2014-March 2014


Martin Igoe


Timber Creek Regional HS


February 2014-March 2014


Alyssa Clifford


Highland Regional HS


February 2014-March 2014


 8.       Retirement: Professional Staff

           Mr. William Breuer, the Science & STEM Supervisor for the District has submitted a letter to         
           the Board of Education indicating he will retire July 1, 2014. Mr. Breuer has been

           an employee of the district for twenty six years. TheSuperintendent recommends

           acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


9.        Appointment: NCLB Title IA – HSPA Review Teachers

          The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the NCLB Title IA – HSPA Review     
          Teachers for the 2013-2014 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on 
          SCHEDULE H.




               10.       2014 Special Education Summer ESY Program



                     The Board of Education approval is requested for the 2014 Special Education Summer 
                     ESY Program.  The program will be conducted at Timber Creek Regional High School for 
                     eligible students with disabilities from June 30, 2014 through August 15, 2014 (Monday-Thursday). 




    11.       Request: Family Medical Leave of Absence 
                J. Napoli, a Math Teacher at Triton High School, has requested Family Medical Leave of Absence, 
                beginning January 30, 2014. Her anticipated return to work date is March 19, 2014 without 

                     J. Cooper, PE Teacher at Timber Creek High School, is requesting FMLA from April 30, 2014 until 
                     June 11, 2014 utilizing 30 sick days. She will take FLA from June 12, 2014 to June 26, 2014 without 
                     pay for the remainder of the school year. She is also is requesting to take FLA for bonding from 
                     September 11, 2014- October 23, 2014 with out pay.

                     Audrey DiRienzo, teacher at Highland High School, is requesting to extend her FLA 
                     leave without pay to care for her newborn from her original return date of March 24, 2014 to her 
                     new return date of May 1, 2014.

12.       Approval: Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Description: Supervisor of Personnel Management. Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.



13.       Approve: Revised Title IA Math and Language Arts Literacy Tutoring 



          The Superintendent recommends approval of therevisedTitle IA Math and Language Arts Literacy 
          Tutors for the 2013-2014 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on 
         SCHEDULE J.



               14.      Approval of Curriculum Writing 2014-2015 School Year 
                         The Superintendent recommends approval for the Curriculum Writing for the 
                         2014-2015 school year effective immediately. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K. 

15.     Appointment: Support Staff

          The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the school year

          2013-2014. Details of the assignment and salary are shown onSCHEDULE M.






      1.         Approval: Spring Athletic Schedules (HHS, TCHS, THS)

                        The Superintendent recommends approval of the proposed Highland, Timber Creek 
                        and Triton Spring Athletic Schedule for the 2013-2014 school year. Details are shown on 
                        Schedule L.





1.  First Reading – Policies/Regulations    



Policies                                                                           Regulations

4340   Grievance                                                       1550   Affirmation Action Program
                                                                                          for Employment and 
                                                                                          Contract Practices/Employment 
                                                                                          Practices Plan Complaint

                                                                               2624 Grading System

        4434    Support Staff Vacations & Holidays






         1.            Special Education – Out of District Placements 2013-14          

For the school year 2013-14, the Child Study Team has placed the classified students listed onSCHEDULE E in special education institutions believed to be best staffed and equipped to deal with the specific learning disabilities identified for these students. Acknowledgement of the Board of Education for these placements is requested.








 2.      Harassment Intimidation & Bullying (HIB) Investigations      

Be it resolved that the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education acknowledges that the HIB Investigations, were presented within the Executive Session portion of the February 20, 2014 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator. Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.



3.       Highland Senior Trip 2015

                       The Board of Education approval is requested for the Highland High School Class                         
                        of 2015 to participate in their Senior Trip to Orlando, Florida, April 20 - 24, 2015. 


           4.        Highland Senior Prom 2015

                       The Board of Education approval is requested for the Highland High School Class                         
                        of 2015 to hold their senior prom on June 5, 2015 at Aloft in Mt. Laurel, NJ. 


                      5.        Overnight Field Trip

Date of Event:   2:00 PM on Friday, May 2, 2014 through 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 3, 2013

                        Nature of Event:Overnight – Montclair School of Conservation – Envirothon Competition
                        Students:         20 –Triton and Timber Creek Students

Chaperone(s):   Charles Renner and Annetta Pasquarello

Transportation:  BUS

Cost:                Paid for by Science Department



Date of Event:   2:30 pm on Friday, February 21, 2014 until 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 23, 2014

Nature of Event:Overnight – National Cheerleading Competition-Ocean City, MD

Students:         19 – Triton Students

Chaperone(s):   Andrea Owings, Alyssa Ciarrocchi, Lauren Franco, Nikkole Wilson, 
                       Rachel McDermott

Transportation:  Charter Bus

Cost:               Covered by Cheerleading Account 



          Date of Event:   6:30 am on Thursday, March 20, 2014 until 3:30 pm on Friday, March 21, 2014

          Nature of Event:Overnight – FCCLA Spring Leadership Conference-Cherry Hill, NJ

          Students:         10 – Highland Students

          Chaperone(s):   Patricia Herrmann

          Transportation:  Parents

          Cost:               Covered by FCCLA 



Date of Event:   2:00 pm, March 5, 2014 through 2:00 pm, March 6, 2014

Nature of Event:Overnight – Teen Pep Retreat – Ocean City, NJ

Students:        17 – Highland Students

 Chaperone(s):   Teresa Pasquarello and April Wilson

Transportation:  T&L Bus Company

Cost:               Covered by Teen Pep Account 




6.       Approval: Revised Calendar 2013-2014 School Year               


          The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the Revised Calendar for the

          2013 - 2014 School Year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.




               7.       Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights


                        The Board of Education certifies that permission is granted to apply for funds to support 
                        the implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act for the purposes described in 
                        the application, in the amount of $17,619. 





Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

"School Walk Through"




Mr. David Cappuccio, Director of Special Services

Nothing to Report


Mrs. Jean Grubb, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report 


Matthew Szuchy, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Nothing to Report


Julie Scully, Supervisor of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report