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 2019-1                                                                                                  JANUARY 17, 2019

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

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. Approval: Resignations

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

P. Malone, a Special Education Aide at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of resignation,
to be effective December 22, 2018. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

S. Reid, a Cafeteria worker at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be
effective December 21, 2018. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

P. Bower, a Math teacher at Triton High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective
March 8, 2019.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.

D. Tomczak, the assistant Athletic Director at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter
of resignation, as Assistant Athletic Director, to be effective June 30, 2019.  The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of the resignation.

6. Approval: Transfer

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the transfer of T. Lim, custodian, from
Triton High School to Highland High School.  Start date to be determined and no change in salary.


7. Approval: Leave of Absence

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the following leave of absences:

#1621, has requested a leave of absence beginning January 2, 2019 through January 22, 2019, unpaid.

#0589, has requested a leave of absence beginning March 4, 2019 through March 15, 2019,
using remaining personal days and the rest unpaid.

#3060, has requested a leave of absence on or about February 10, 2019, using 10 vacation
and 3 personal days.

#1497, has requested a leave of absence beginning January 23, 2019 through February 13, 2019,
using accumulated sick days.

#3046, has requested to extend her leave beginning September 16, 2019 through January 28, 2020, unpaid.

#0152, has requested a leave of absence beginning April 29, 2019 through October 31, 2019. 
April 29, 2019 through June 18, 2019 using accumulated sick and personal days.  September 1, 2019
through October 31, 2019 unpaid.  Anticipated return to work November 1, 2019.

#0107, has requested a leave of absence beginning April 29, 2019 through end of school year, using
accumulated sick days (until medically cleared).  Anticipated return to work date is September 1, 2019.

#0318, has requested a leave of absence beginning May 13, 2019 through March 31, 2020.
May 13, 2019 through June 17, 2019 using 25 sick days and September 1, 2019 through
March 31, 2020 unpaid.  Anticipated return to work date is April 1, 2020.


8. Appointment: Sign-in Desk Monitors


The Superintendent requests approval of the persons shown on the attached schedule to be
appointed as Sign-in Desk Monitors at Triton High School for the 2018-2019 school year.
Details of assignments and salaries are shown on SCHEDULE H.
 


9. Approve: Counseling Internship


The Superintendent recommends permission be granted for the following Temple University student to serve her Counseling Internship for the 2019-2020 school year.

Student Intern:          Leah Hennessy *           
Dates:                             September 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020
Supervised by:          Alicia Kohn
School:                           Highland
Subject:                        Counseling
*Pending completion of all paperwork.

 

10.  Appointment: Support 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 I.

 

11.  Appointment: Bus Aide

The Superintendent requests approval of the employee shown on the attached schedule to be appointed
as a Bus Aide for the 2018-2019 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.
 


  B.  ATHLETICS  Nothing to Report
 



  C.   POLICY


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


               Policy:

                   4432     Sick Leave 
     
               
Regulation:

                   5200      Attendance






H.     MISCELLANEOUS

1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2018-2019  Nothing to Report

For the school year 2018-19, 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 January 17, 2019  
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 December 13, 2018 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.





3.  Overnight Field Trip

Date of Event:                   May 9 through May 11, 2019
Nature of Event:               AFJROTC
Location:                             Washington, DC
Transportation:                Bus   
Students:                            48 – Highland Students
Chaperone(s):                   Major Simpson and Sergeant Miller
Cost to District:                There will be no cost to the district.  All costs will be paid for by the Air Force.

Date of Event:                   May 2 through May 5, 2019
Nature of Event:               Indoor Color Guard and Percussion Championship
Location:                             Wildwood, NJ
Transportation:                Bus   
Students:                            31 – Triton Students
Chaperone(s):                   Robert Adams
Cost to District:                To be paid from Co-Curricular Music Account 

Date of Event:                   March 4, 2019
Nature of Event:               Teen Pep Overnight Retreat
Location:                             Ocean City, NJ
Transportation:                Bus   
Students:                            17 – Triton Students
Chaperone(s):                   Christine Sroka and Thomas Small
Cost to District:                To be paid from Physical Education Account

Date of Event:                   March 7, 2019 – March 8, 2019
Nature of Event:              Teen Pep Overnight Retreat
Location:                             Ocean City, NJ
Transportation:                Bus
Students:                            27 – Highland Students
Chaperone(s):                  Theresa Blaese and Randi Lynch
Cost to District:                To be paid from Physical Education Account

Date of Event:                   March 14, 2019 – March 15, 2019
Nature of Event:               Teen Pep Overnight Retreat
Location:                             Ocean City, NJ
Transportation:                Bus
Students:                            27 – Timber Creek Students
Chaperone(s):                   Kerrie DiPietro and Marci Yorkman
Cost to District:                To be paid from Physical Education Account


4.  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 J.



5.  Approval Curriculum 2018-2019

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the following       
Curricula:

AP Calculus
Advanced Digital Video



6Twilight Program Highland

The Board of Education is supporting the placement of #2010710, #2009762, #2008941, and #2010618
in the Twilight Alternative School. 


7. Approval: Job Descriptions

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Job Descriptions:
Supervisor of Registration, Enrollment, and Summer Programs, Assistant Superintendent and
Supervisor of Teaching and Learning. Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.



8.  Long-term Student Suspension

#2010009, is suspended from Black Horse Pike Regional School District through 3rd marking
period.  Student will receive home instruction.



 

INFORMATION ITEMS
Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

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

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