SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

BLACK HORSE PIKE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
580 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ  08012

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT TO THE BOARD
Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

ACTION ITEMS

VOLUME 2016-06                                                                                                                        JUNE 23, 2016

PERSONNEL

  1. Co-curriculum Appointments    

    The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on SCHEDULE A be appointed to the listed co-curriculum positions at the stipends shown for the 2016-2017 school year and are paid for time served in the positions.  Approval is recommended.
     

 

  1. Resolution for Emergency Hiring               Nothing to Report

    We are now required to submit each month to the County Education Office 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.


  2. Appointment Per Diem Substitute Staff

    The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff for the 2016-2017 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.  Approval Employment Contract 2016-2017

          The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approval of the 2016-2017 contract for the
          Business Administrator/Board Secretary.  Details are shown on the schedule.

                                               Schedule H- Business Administrator/Board Secretary
 

  1. Approval: Job Description

           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Description:  
           Special Education Aide, Accountant Clerk, Accountant/Payroll, and Secretary to the Director of
           Personnel and Pension/Benefits Coordinator. Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.
 



        7. Approval: Payment for Read 180 Training & PLC for Freshmen Seminar

            The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the payment for teachers to participate
            in a PLC for Freshmen Seminar and Read 180 Training.   Details are shown on schedule J. 
  

  1.   Approval: Payment for Contracted Services

              The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the payment of contracted services at
              Triton High School.   Details are shown on schedule K.
  

 

      9.   Approval: Revised Curriculum Writing

           
The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the
            Curriculum Writing for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on schedule L.
 


     10.  Appointment: Additional Science Teacher-Summer Work

             The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the ADDITIONAL employee as a Science
             Teacher – Summer Work for the 2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on schedule M.
 


     11.  Appointment: Revised Support Staff

             The Superintendent recommends the revised appointment of the new hire
             for the school year 2015-2016. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on schedule N. 
 

  1. Appointment: Professional Staff

            The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
            2016-2017. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE O.
 

  1.  Approval Student Teacher

    The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following University of Phoenix
    student to serve her Student Teacher Assignment for the 2016-2017 school year.

Student Teacher:         Moriah Lilley
Dates:                          September 16, 2016 to December 2, 2016
Supervised by:             Ruth O’Donnell  
School:                         Triton Regional High School
Subject:                         Special Education

   The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rider University student to serve his
   Student Assistant Field Experience assignment for the 2016-2017 school year.

Student Teacher:          Michael Silverman
Dates:                           September, 2016 to December, 2016
Supervised by:              Jan Vizoco and Art Alessandroni (REVISED)       
School:                          Highland Regional High School
Subject:                          Student Assistant Coordinator

 

  1. Approval Anti-Bullying Specialist

            The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Ms. Lisa Draper, School
            Counselor, to serve as the Anti-Bullying Specialist for Timber Creek Regional H.S. at a rate
            of $42 per hour for services rendered that exceed normal working hours, effective 5/23/16-
            12/31/16.   


    15.   Approval Resignations

            
The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following resignations:


               T. Myers, a Grounds worker at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to
               be effective on June 6, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

              J. Glover, an Accountant at the Central Office, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be
              effective on July 3, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.
 
              G. Piscitelli,
a 1:1 Aide at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to
              be effective on August 12, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

               T. Munz III, an English teacher at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter of
               resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of
               the resignation.

               C. Lees, a Special Education Instructional Aide at Highland, has submitted a letter of resignation,
               to be effective on May 20, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

               H. Fertel, a Substance Abuse Counselor at Trion High School, has submitted a letter of 
               resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of
               the resignation.

               S. Mololenkamp, a Substitute Custodial for Black Horse Pike School District, has submitted a
               letter of resignation, to be effective on June 6, 2016.  The Superintendent recommends
               acceptance of the resignation.

               


      16.    Appointment of Twilight PE/Health Teachers

       The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the persons shown on the schedule to
       be appointed as Twilight Program staff for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details are shown on
       SCHEDULE P.
 


               

  1.    Approval: Change in Location Support Staff

                The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in location
                for the individual listed on the schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on
                SCHEDULE Q.  

  1.    Appointment: Support Staff

               The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
               2016-2017. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on schedule R .


 

      19.    Appointment BSIP Coordinators

 
             The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the appointment of the BSIP
               Coordinators for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on schedule S.
 


        20. Appointment Summer Music Program 

            The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the appointment of the Summer
            Music Program for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on schedule T.
 





      21.  Approval Family Medical Leave/Family Leave/Medical Leave/Unpaid Leave

            The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following leaves:

                K.M.  is requesting to take maternity leave from October 17, 2016  through November 23, 2016
                utilizing 25 sick days. She would also like to take FMLA for child rearing purposes from November 28,
                2016 though February 3, 2017.

 

               A.W. has requested to take leave utilizing sick days from September 1, 2016  through September 9,
              2016 and then leave without pay from September 12, 2016  through December 1, 2016.

 

               C.S. has requested to take maternity leave and leave for child rearing purposes from October 3, 2016
               through January 20, 2017, returning on January 23, 2017.  She will use her accumulated sick days from
               October 3, 2016 to December 9, 2016 (44 sick days), and the remainder of her leave will be unpaid. 

 

               K.S. has requested to take unpaid leave from February 27th through March 3, 2017.
  

               A.S. has requested to take unpaid leave from February 27th through March 3, 2017.

   

               K.B. has requested to take FMLA unpaid leave for child bonding beginning September 26, 2016 through
               November 4th, 2016. 

                J.D. has requested to take the FMLA for child rearing purposes September 1, 2016 to be the
                first day of the leave and anticipated return with a date of December 1, 2016.  

 

  1.  Special Education Summer ESY Bus/Bus Aide Staffing

             The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Special Education Summer
              ESY Bus/Bus Aide Staffing:            
            
            Mr. Leroy Mills to serve as a bus driver during the 2016 Special Education ESY Program
            from 6/27/16-8/11/16 at his contractual hourly rate.

            Ms. Veronica Foggy to serve as a bus aide during the 2016 Special Education ESY Program from
           6/27/16-8/11/16 at her contractual hourly rate.



      23.   Rescind Special Education ESY Aide

             The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve to rescind the appointment
             of Ms. Christina Lees and Mr. Maxwell Baumle as Special Education Aides for the 2016 Special Education
             ESY Program due to their resignation in the program. 

  1.  Appointment: ESY Special Education Aide

  The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employee on the schedule as a ESY
  Special Education Aide from 6/27/16-8/11/16. Details of the assignment and salary are shown
  on schedule U. 
 

 

  1. Approval: Change in Assignment Support Staff

 The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment
 for the individual listed on the schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on
 SCHEDULE V.



      26. Reappointment of District Professional Service 2016-2017

            The Superintendent recommends the appointment of district professional service for the    
            2016-2017 school year.

                                     Details are shown on the schedule below:

                                        Channel 19 Staff Station Manager-Schedule W
 



     27.   Appointment: Game Security, Ticket Sellers & Game Timers

  The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached
  schedule as Game Security, Ticket Sellers and Game Timers for sporting and activity events for the
  2016-2017 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE X.
 




    28.  Approval Support Staff Transfer

           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the transfer of:

                    P. Sanchez, a Master Mechanic at Highland High School to a Master Mechanic at
                    Timber Creek High School effective June 13, 2016 until the end of the 2015-2016 school year
                    and the 2016-2017 school year.



   29.   Revised Reappointment of Administrative Staff 2016-2017

           The Superintendent recommends revised reappointment of the district Administrative staff
           for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details of assignments and salaries are shown on SCHEDULE Y.
 

 

  1.  Appointment of Assistant Athletic Directors 2016-2017

            The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Assistant Athletic Directors for the    
            2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE BB.
 


    31.   Appointment of CPR Instructors 2016-2017

           The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the CPR Instructors for the  
           2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE CC.
 

 

  1. Appointment of Lead Teachers 2016-2017

           The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Lead Teachers for the
           2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE DD.
 


     33.  Appointment of Front Desk Coverage 2016-2017

              The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Front Desk Coverage for the
              2016-2017 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE EE.
 


      34.   Special Services Intramural Program

             
The Superintendent recommends the approval of the Special Services Intramural Program
              and staff for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE FF.
 


     35.  Request to Appoint Staff Pending Board of Education Approval

           
The Superintendent requests permission to approve staff members for appointment,
          who have been properly certified and meet all requirements, prior to the Board of
          Education meetings.  These appointments will be approved by the Board retroactively.


    36.  Reappointment Bus Driver/Bus Aide

           The Superintendent recommends the reappointment of the Bus Driver/Bus Aide
           for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details of the salaries are shown on SCHEDULE KK.
           


   37.  Reappointment Cafeteria Support Staff

         The Superintendent recommends the reappointment of the Cafeteria Support Staff for the
         2016-2017 school year.  Details of the salaries are shown on SCHEDULE AA.
          

  38.   Approval Research Study-Rowan University

          The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Elliott Karetny to take part
          in a research study with Dr. Ane Johnson in Exploring the Potential to Motivate High School
          Environmental Science students with Environmental Justice: A Mixed Methods Approach.
          Details are on the attached schedule MM.          
 

B.    ATHLETICS                                  

        
  1.  Approval Overnight Field Trips

                            The Superintendent recommends approval of any overnight field trips due to tournament 
                            participation for the 2016-2017 school year.


                    2.   Approval Fall Sports Schedules

                           The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the Fall Sports Schedules
                           for Highland, Timber Creek and Triton for the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are on the
                           attached SCHEDULE JJ.
 
                 

                     

C.    POLICY

       1.  First Reading - Policies & Procedures/Regulations

              Policies: 
                          2412    Home Instruction Due to Health Condition
                          3216    Dress and Grooming
                          4432    Sick Leave
                          4434    Support Staff Vacations and Holidays
                          5240    Tardiness             
                                
              Regulations:                                       
                           2412   Home Instruction Due to Health Condition
                           2481   Home or Out-of-School Instruction for General Education Pupils
                           5230   Late Arrival and Early Dismissal


     
     H.   MISCELLANEOUS

 

1.         Special Education - Out of District Placements 2016-2017 

For the school year 2016-17, the Child Study Team has placed the classified students listed on SCHEDULE E in special education institutions believed to be the 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 June 23, 2016 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the District Anti Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE F.



Be it resolved that the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education approves the
results of the HIB Investigations that were presented and acknowledged with in Executive Session
portion of the May 12, 2016 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools and the
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on schedule G.
 


3.     Overnight Field Trips


            The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of any overnight field trips due to
            tournament participation for the 2016-2017 school year.

                                       Date of Event:            April 20 through April 23, 2017 (Spring break)

                                       Nature of Event:         Choir Competition

                              Location:                    Williamsburg, VA

                                       Transportation:          Bus      

                                       Students:                   40 –Timber Creek Students

                                       Chaperone(s):           Daniel O’Neill, Jennifer Brown (tentative), Dorothy Deich
                                                                          (tentative)

                                       Cost to District:         Cost covered by Fundraising


                                       Date of Event:            August 17, 2016

                                       Nature of Event:         Football Team Overnight Stay

                                       Location:                    Triton High School

                                       Transportation:          None    

                                       Students:                   60 – Triton Students

                                       Chaperone(s):           Dominic Tomeo, Brian Bain, Tom Small, Bill Lewin, Rocco
                                                                          Colucci,Matt Colucci and Chris Howley

                                        Cost to District:         None

 
                                       Date of Event:             July 27, 2016 through July 28, 2016

                                       Nature of Event:          Camp College

                                       Location:                     Caldwell University

                                       Transportation:           Bus      

                                       Students:                    9 – Highland Students

                                       Chaperone(s):              Sarah Smith

                                       Cost to District:           None



4.     Acknowledgement: Class of 2016 Valedictorians and Salutatorians for Triton,
        Highland & Timber Creek High Schools

 

The Superintendent is pleased to announce the Valedictorians and Salutatorians for the
Class of 2016 as follows:

 

Highland Regional H.S. – Valedictorians: Jaclyn Alston, Kryssa Goodhart, Kathryn
                                                                 Morgan, Nusrat Nishu, Isabella
                                                                 Santosusso, Alexander Velazquez, Gina
                                                                 Venuto-Gabriella

                                          Salutatorians: Ann Marie DiGuglielmo, William
                                                                 Fitzgerald, Christian Scafidi

 

 Timber Creek Regional H.S. - Valedictorians: Staci Bell, Samantha Carlson, Jenna
                                                                  Kornicki, James Lyon, Jessica
                                                                  Manigold, Kemi Oladuja, Moriah Polk,
                                                                  Sean Stielow, Sydney Troung, Casey
                                                                  Wagner

                                          Salutatorians:  Elizabeth Paige Dickinson,
                                                                Deanna Tran

Triton Regional H.S. – Valedictorians: Zachary Billingham, Ryma Choudhry,
                                                           Jonathan Kissam, Dhruvi Patel

                                 Salutatorian: Nicole Rendine





        5.  Approval Big Brother/Big Sister

              Approval for Highland High School to continue to participate in the Big Brother/Big Sister
              program during the 2016-2017 school year.  Details are on SCHEDULE Z.
 


  1. Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Self-Assessment Grades

     The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the submission of
     the School Self-Assessment for Determining Grade under the Anti-Bullying
      Bill of Rights
    for Highland, Triton, and Timber Creek Regional High Schools, as per
      attached SCHEDULE GG. 
     


  2. Approval: Proposed Superintendent and Board of Education Goals 2016-2017

             The Superintendent recommends Board approval of the Proposed Superintendent
             and Board of Education Goals 2016-2017. Details are shown on SCHEDULE HH.
 

  1. Approve Proposal to Establish a Volunteer Fellowship of Christian Athletes
                     
     
    The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the proposal to establish a
      Volunteer Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Triton High School for the 2016-2017 school year.
      Details are shown on SCHEDULE II.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS
Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

Nothing to Report

SPECIAL EDUCATION/POLICY UPDATE
Mr. David Cappuccio, Jr., Director of Special Services & Policy

Nothing to Report

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
Mrs. Jean Grubb, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report

CURRICULUM UPDATE
Mr. Matthew Szuchy, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Nothing to Report

PERSONNEL UPDATE
Mrs. Julie Scully, Supervisor of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report