SUPERINTENDENT

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 2018-5                                                                                                  MAY 31, 2018

A.   PERSONNEL

 

1.  Co-curriculum Appointments

The Superintendent recommends the persons shown on schedule A, highlighted in yellow, be appointed to the listed co-curriculum/athletic coaching positions at the stipends shown for the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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: Support Staff 2018-2019

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new support staff hires for the
school year 2018-2019. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE I.
 



6.  Rescind Student Teaching

The Superintendent recommends that the following Rowan University student’s approval for her Clinical Experience for the 2018-2019 school year be rescinded.

Student Teacher:         Virginia Jankowsky*
Dates:                                September 4, 2018, through May 10, 2019
Supervised by:              Kim Loring
School:                              Highland
Subject:                            Math



7.  Reappointment: Cafeteria Staff 2018-2019

The Superintendent recommends the reappointment of the cafeteria staff for the school year
2018-2019. Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.
 



8.  Appointment: Home Instruction Tutors

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Home Instruction Tutors for the 2018-2019 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.
 



9.  Approval School Anti-Bullying Specialists and District Anti-Bullying Coordinator Compensation

The Superintendent recommends approval, as per the attached exhibit, for the compensation of
the district's School Anti-Bullying Specialists and District Anti-Bullying Coordinator for services
provided beyond the regular working day for the 2018-2019 school year. Details are shown on the
attached schedule L.
 


10.  Appointment: Professional Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
2018-2019. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE M.
 



11.  Approval: Change in Assignment

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment
for the individual listed on the schedule for the 2018-2019 school year.  Details are shown on
SCHEDULE N.
 


12.  Approval Resignations

A. Tarricone, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective May 18, 2018 as a Special Education
Aide at Triton High School and a Special Education Aide for the Extended School Year Program. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

S. Kennedy, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective May 31, 2018 as a Special Education
Aide at Timber Creek High School. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

A. Schwartz, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective June 30, 2018 as a School Psychologist
at Triton High School.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.




13.  Appointment: 2018 Special Education ESY Program Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the employees listed on the attached schedule for the 2018 Special Education ESY Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.
 



14.  Appointment: 2018 School Security

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the 2018 School Security. Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.
 



15.  Approval: Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Description: Special Education Aide. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
 



16.  Approval Student Teaching


The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Rowan University students to serve their Clinical Experience/Practicums for the 2018-2019 school year.*

 

Student Teacher:         April Szymczyk*
Dates:                                September 10, 2018 to October 17, 2018
Supervised by:              Marci Yorkman
School:                              Timber Creek Regional High School
Subject:                            Health & PE

Student Teacher:         Cory Adamonis*
Dates:                                September 4, 2018, through October 30, 2018
Supervised by:              Kathy Pesch
School:                              Highland Regional High School
Subject:                           TOSD

Student Teacher:         Layne Mossop*
Dates:                                September 5, 2018, through October 26, 2018
                                              March 1, 2019 through May 10, 2019
Supervised by:              Jessica Kolody
School:                              Highland
Subject:                            Music (vocal)    

The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following NOVA Southeastern University student to serve his Administrative Internship for the 2018-2019 school year.*

Student Teacher:         Robert Crowley*
Dates:                                June 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018
Supervised by:              Therese Bonmati
School:                              Triton Regional High School
Subject:                            School Administration


17.  Approve: Title I Academic Enhancement Committee

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the employees on the attached schedule
for Title I-Academic Enhancement Committee at Highland. Details are shown on the attached
SCHEDULE R.
 



18.  Transfer-Professional/Support Staff (Voluntary/Involuntary)

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the voluntary/involuntary transfers for
Triton, Highland and Timber Creek professional and support staff for the 2018-2019 school year as listed
on SCHEDULE S.
 



19.  Appointment: Title III ELL Home Visits


The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employee listed on the attached 
schedule to conduct home visits for Black Horse Pikes Title III ELL program.  Details are shown 
on SCHEDULE T. 



20.  Appointment: Additional Summer Professional Development Presenters

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees listed on the attached schedule as
an additional Summer Professional Development Presenters. Details of the assignment and salary are
shown on SCHEDULE V.



21.  Appointment: Title I Summer Math Program

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employee listed on the attached 
schedule for the Title I Summer Math Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE W



22.  Approval Leave of Absences

#0952, has requested an unpaid leave of absence from July 23, 2018 through
July 27, 2018.


#1189, has requested an unpaid leave of absence effective immediately through
June 30, 2018 and September 6, 2018 through October 18, 2018.

#3177, has requested FMLA from September 5, 2018 through September 18, 2018
using sick days.  The remainder of the leave will be unpaid.  Anticipated return to work date is
November 2, 2018.

#0588, has requested a medical leave of absence from May 25, 2018 through
June 3, 2018. Anticipated return to work date is June 4, 2018.

#0440, has requested to extend his medical leave until October 31, 2018.

#0343, has requested to extend her leave of absence starting June 4, 2018 – June 30, 2018,
using sick days.  Unpaid leave starting September 4, 2018 – November 15, 2018.  Using 3 personal
days November 16th, 19th and 20th. Anticipated return to work is November 21, 2018.



23.  Approval Retirement Support Staff

M. Dinardo, a general cafeteria worker at Triton High School has submitted a letter to the
Board of Education indicating she will retire June 30, 2018. Ms. Dinardo has been an employee
of the district for eleven years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation,
for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

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

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Timber Creek High School employees on the
attached schedule as Game Security, Ticket Seller and Game Timers for sporting and activity events for
the 2018-2019 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE Y.
 



25.  Appointment: ROTC Program-Summer Work

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees listed on the attached 
schedule for summer work for the ROTC Program.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE Z.
 

26.  Reappointment: Part-time Custodial Staff 2018-2019

The Superintendent recommends the reappointment of the part-time custodians for the school year
2018-2019. Details are shown on SCHEDULE AA.
 



27.  Approval: Supervisory Change in Assignment

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the change in assignment
for the individuals listed on the schedule for the 2018-2019 school year.  Details are shown on
SCHEDULE BB.

 



28.  Approval: Suspension with pay

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the suspension of #7516 with
pay starting June 1, 2018.



B.   ATHLETICS   

        1.  Approval Fall Sports Schedules

             The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the Fall Sports Schedules
             for Highland, Timber Creek and Triton for the 2018-2019 school year.  Details are on the
             attached SCHEDULE H.
 




C.    POLICY

       1.  First Reading– For Review of Policies & Procedures/Regulations

            Policies:
                        2431  Athletic Competition
                         
                         
           


             
   
      
 
H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1.  Special Education - Out of District Placements 2017-2018

For the school year 2017-18, 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 May 31, 2018  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 within Executive
Session portion of the May 10, 2018 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE G.
 




3.  Approval Timber Creek Class of 2019 Senior Trip

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Timber Creek High School
Class of 2019 Senior Trip to be held June 3, 2019 through June 7, 2019 in Walt Disney World, Florida.  


4.  Timber Creek Class of 2019 Senior Prom

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Timber Creek High School
Class of 2019 Senior Prom to be held May 24, 2019 at Lucien’s, 81 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ.


5.  Approval Volunteer Lights and Sound Production Club

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the proposal to establish a Volunteer
Lights and Sound Production Club for the 2018-2019 school year. Details are shown on the attached
schedule.
 


6.  Approval Field Trips

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the field trips that are 
shown on the attached schedule.  Details are shown on the attached SCHEDULE X.
 



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