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 2017-2                                                                                                     FEBRUARY 16, 2017


A.  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.
 


 
2.  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.


3.  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.  Appointment: District Wellness Coordinator
            
The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Jennifer Brown as the District Wellness
Coordinator for the school year 2016 -2017. Stipend to be paid through the Health Insurance 
Fund (HIF).



6.  Approval Retirement Support Staff

Mr. E. Casey, Jr., a Custodian at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board 
of Education indicating he will retire September 1, 2017.  Mr. Casey has been an employee of the 
district for six years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose
of retirement, with regret.

Mrs. R. Agnes, a Secretary at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board 
of Education indicating she will retire September 1, 2017.  Mrs. Agnes has been an employee of the 
district for thirteen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the
purpose of retirement, with regret.



7.  Approval: Revised Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following revised Job
Description: Television & Broadcasting Production Advisor. Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.
 



8.  2017 Special Education ESY Program

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the 2017 Special Education ESY
Program to be conducted at Timber Creek Regional High School from 6/26/17-8/10/17.  The program
will run Mondays-Thursdays from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM, and will not be in operation on 7/4/17, as well 
as 7/24/17-7/28/17. 


9.  Appointment: NCLB Title IA-PARCC Review Teachers 
          

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of NCLB Title IA-PARCC Review Teachers for the
school year 2016 -2017.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.
 



10.  Twilight School Counselor

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for Ms. Lisa Draper to extend her 
hours within the Twilight Alternative Program from 8 per week up to 16 per week, effective on or 
before March 23, 2017 through the end of the 2016-17 school year.  Specific start date will be 
approved by the Director of Special Services & Policy, as applicable.  



11.  Approval New Clubs and Salary Guide

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the new clubs and salaries for the 
2017-2018 school year. Details are shown on the attached SCHEDULE K.





12.  Approval Resignation

H. Bradley, Assistant Intramural Coach at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, 
to be effective on February 1, 2017.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

J. Lehmann, Night Foreman at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation,
to be effective March 15, 2017. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

 

13.  Approval Revised Title IA Lit Café

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the revised Title IA Lit Café.
Details are shown on SCHEDULE N.




14.  Approval of the Transfer and Replacement in the Special Education Intramural Program

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the transfer and replacement in the
Special Education Intramural Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.




15.  Approval Special Education ESY Program

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the staffing for the 2017 Special
Education ESY Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.




16.
  Approval Family Leave

#1013, is requesting to take maternity leave form June 13, 2017 through August 1, 2017.  #1013 is
also requesting to take unpaid leave for child rearing purposes from September 5, 2017 through
September 28, 2017.
#7544, is requesting a leave of absence from January 31, 2017 through February 16, 2017, using
all accumulated sick days and the remainder of the leave is unpaid.


17.  Approval Rescind Appointment

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to rescind the appointment of 0936,
custodian at Highland High School.



B.   ATHLETICS      Nothing to Report       


C.  POLICY

1. First Reading – Policies & Procedures/Regulations

                Policies:
                      0142.1    Nepotism

2.      Second Reading – Policies & Procedures/Regulations

                Policies:
                      1510       Americans with Disabilities Act
                      2415.30   Title I – Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care
                      2418       Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973-Students
                      5116       Education of Homeless Children
                      5330.04   Administering an Opioid Antidote
                      8330       Student Records

                Regulations:
                      1510       Americans with Disabilities Act
                      2418       Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973-Students
                      5116       Education of Homeless Children     
                      5330       Administration of Medication
                      8330       Student Records




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 February 16, 2017 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 January 19, 2017 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent of Schools
and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.
 


3.  Overnight Field Trip

 
            Date of Event:      March 20 through March 21, 2017
            Nature of Event:   Teen Pep
            Location:              Port-O-Call Hotel, Ocean City, NJ
            Transportation:     Bus   
            Students:             20 – Timber Creek Students
            Chaperone(s):      Kerri DiPietro and Marci Yorkman
            Cost to District:     To be paid from Teen Pep

            

             Date of Event:      April 14 through April19, 2017 (Spring Break)
             Nature of Event:   Baseball Tournament
             Location:             Myrtle Beach, SC
             Transportation:    Bus   
             Students:            30 – Highland Students
             Chaperone(s):     DJ Gore, Ray Recca, Craig Stinson, Ryan Pavlik, Ron Strauss
             Cost to District:    There will be no cost to the district.



            

4.  Approval ESEA Accountability Action Plan -- 2016 Participation Rate and Assurances

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the ESEA Accountability
Action Plan 2016 Participation Rate and Assurances.  Details are shown on the attached
SCHEDULE I.
 


5.  Approval Revised Calendar 2016-2017 School Year

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the revised calendar for the
2016 - 2017 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.
 



6.  Approval Calendar 2017-2018 School Year

 
The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the calendar for the
2017 - 2018 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.
 
 

 

7.  Approval Revised Nursing Services

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the revision to the BHPRSD's
current medical standing physician orders, as per the attached exhibit, for the 2016-17
school year.   Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.
 


8.  Approval Student-to-Student Mentor Program

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the student-to-student mentor
program with Blackwood Elementary School.  Details are shown on the attached SCHEDULE R.
 



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
Mr. Frank Rizzo, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report


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

Nothing to Report


PERSONNEL UPDATE
Mrs. Julie Scully, Director of Personnel Management

Nothing to Report