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 2019-6                                                                                                JUNE 20, 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 2019-2020 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 2019-2020 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: Title IA Summer Reading Enhancement

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the
employees on the attached schedule for Title IA Summer Reading Enhancement.
Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.
 


6.  Approval: Title IA ELL Additional Hours

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for employees on the attached
schedule to have additional hours for the Title IA ELL program. Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.


7.  Approval Retirement Professional/Support Staff

C. Orsini, a Learning Disability Teacher Consultant at Timber Creek High School has
submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire October 1, 2019.
Ms. Orsini has been an employee of the district for six years and six months. The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

H. Little, a Vice Principal at Triton High School has submitted a letter to the Board of Education
indicating he will retire September 1, 2019. Mr. Little has been an employee of the district
for fifteen years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the
purpose of retirement, with regret.

D. Kline, a General Cafeteria worker at Timber Creek High School has submitted a
letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire July 1, 2019.
Mrs. Kline has been an employee of the district for eighteen years. The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.

B. Clement, a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant at Triton Regional High School
has submitted a letter to the Board of Education indicating she will retire March 1, 2020.
Mrs. Clement has been an employee of the district for twenty years. The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of this resignation, for the purpose of retirement, with regret.



8. 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 2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on
SCHEDULE L.
 


9
Appointment: Home Instruction Tutors

 

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of Home Instruction Tutors for the
2019-2020 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.
 


10.  Approval: Leave of Absence

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the leave of absence
for the following employees:

#1629 beginning November 4, 2019 through April 8, 2020. Anticipate
return to work April 9, 2020.

#0097 beginning October 14, 2019 through March 2, 2020.  Anticipated
return to work March 3, 2020.

#1167 beginning September 30, 2019 through October 4, 2019 unpaid.
Anticipated return to work October 7, 2019.

#6627 beginning June 6, 2019 through June 14, 2019 using sick days.
Anticipated return to work June 15, 2019.

#0506 beginning November 11, 2019 through May 15, 2020.  Using sick
days until January 17, 2020 then unpaid.  Anticipate return to work May 18, 2020.

#0767 beginning December 9, 2019 through March 13, 2020.  Using sick days
until January 31, 2020 then unpaid.  Anticipate return to work March16, 2020.


11. Appointment: Sign-in Desk Monitors

The Superintendent requests approval of the persons shown on SCHEDULE O to be
appointed as Sign-in Desk Monitors for the 2019-2020 school year. Details of are
shown on the attached schedule.
 




12.  Appointment: Revised Special Education Summer 2019 ESY Program Staff          

The Superintendent recommends the employee on the attached schedule to be appointed 
as a Special Education Aide for the Summer ESY Program for the 2018-2019 schoolyear. 
Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
   



13.  Appointment: Dynamic Teacher Leaders

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment
of the employees listed on the attached schedule as Dynamic Teacher Leaders for
the 2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE R.
 



14. Appointment: Intramural Program Staff          

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment
of the employees listed on the attached schedule for the Intramural Program for the
2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE S.
 



15. Approval: Curriculum Writing

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Curriculum Writing
for the 2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE T.
 



16.  Appointment: Academic Enhancement Committee

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the appointment
of the employees listed on the attached schedule for the Academic Enhancement
Committee for the 2019-2020 school year.  Details are
shown on SCHEDULE V.
 


17. Appointment: Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hires for the school year
2019-2020. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE X.
 


18.  Rescind: Appointment of Assistant Athletic Director

 The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval to rescind G. Sarkees
as the Timber Creek Assistant Athletic Director for the 2019-2020 school year.


19.  Approval Resignation

M. Nowlan, a Special Education Teacher and Girls Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach at Triton High
School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective on June 30, 2019. The Superintendent
recommends acceptance of the resignation.

20.  Appointment: Restorative Justice Committee

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the
employees on the attached schedule the Restorative Justice Committee for the
2019-2020 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Z.



21.  Appointment: Restorative Justice Committee Summer Workshops

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the
employees on the attached schedule to participate in the Restorative Justice Committee
Workshops for the 2019-2020 school year. Details are shown on SCHEDULE AA.



22. Appointment: Anti-Bullying Alternates

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the
following employees as Anti-Bullying Alternates for the 2019-2020 school year.

Stephanie Kinney, Triton
Rio Brodeur, Timber Creek  
Abigail Altman, Highland


23.  Appointment: Title II District New Teacher Coordinator

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the
employee on the attached schedule as a Title II District New Teacher Coordinator.
Details are shown on SCHEDULE BB.
 

24.  Appointment: Professional Staff

The Superintendent request Board of Education approve the appointment of the new hires
for the school year 2019-2020. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE DD.



25.  Acknowledgement of Administration Contracts

The attached 2019-2020 school year contracts have been approved by the Camden
County Office of Education.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE EE.



26.  Appointment: Administration

The Superintendent request Board of Education approve the appointment of the new hire as the
10 month Vice Principal at Triton High School for the school year 2019-2020. Details of the
assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE FF.





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 2019-2020 school year.  Details are on the
attached SCHEDULE N.
 
   


C.    POLICY     


Policies:
      2000     Table of Contents
      2431.3  School-Sponsored Athletics and Extra-Curricular Activities     
      4434     Support Staff Vacations and Holidays


Regulations:
      2000     Table of Contents
      2431.3  Practice and Pre-Season Heat-Acclimation for School-Sponsored
                  Athletic and Extra- Curricular Activities



H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2018-2019     

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 June 20, 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 May 29, 2019 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.




3. Approval: Revised Volunteer Clubs

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following volunteer clubs at
Timber Creek High School.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE I.




4. Approval: Volunteer Club

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the volunteer clubs listed
on the attached SCHEDULE K .  Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.




5. 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 August 2019
Board of Education meeting.  These appointments will be approved by the Board retroactively.


6. Acknowledgement: Class of 2019 Valedictorians and Salutatorians for Triton,
    Highland & Timber Creek High Schools

The Superintendent is pleased to announce the Valedictorians and Salutatorians for the
Class of 2019 as follows:

 Highland Regional H.S. – Valedictorian:  Sara M. Johnson
                                                                                        Katherine Grace Shewell
                                                       Salutatorian:   Allysia Arianna Edwards
                                                                                       Jennifer Marie Millisky

Timber Creek Regional H.S. - Valedictorian:  Conor Duca
                                                               Salutatorians:  Eric Eaton

Triton Regional H.S. – Valedictorian:  Paige Gosewisch
                                                                                Morgan McGroarty
                                               Salutatorian:   Elisa Ramos





7. Approval: Highland Class of 2020 Senior Prom

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Highland Class of 2020
Senior Prom to be held at Auletto’s, Deptford, New Jersey on June 5, 2020 from 7-11pm.


8. Approval: Job Descriptions

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Special Education
Aide CNA 1:1, Night Foreman, Master Mechanic, Facility Maintenance Personnel and School
Bus Driver, Custodial Maintenance, Building Mechanic, , Grounds Maintenance, Facilities
Director, Building Foreman and Part-time Custodial Job Descriptions.  Details are shown
on SCHEDULE P.
 

9.  Approval: Marching Band Schedule

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Timber Creek Marching
Band Schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.
 

 

10.  Approval Merit Goals

 WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-3.1 permits a Board of Education to include in its contract with
 the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Brian Repici, qualitative and quantitative criteria and
 associated merit salary bonuses in recognition of his achievement during the 2019-2020 school
 year, and WHEREAS, the Black Horse Pike Regional School Board of Education has now
 developed a set of annual goals for the 2019-2020 school year that it wishes to include in its
 Employment Agreement with the Superintendent, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that
 the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education establishes the following
 quantitative and qualitative criteria and merit salary bonuses for his achievement. Details are
 shown on the attached SCHEDULE W.
 



11.  Acknowledgement: NJQSAC Review

The Superintendent requests acknowledgement of the Board of Education in reference to
the NJQSAC review.  Details are shown on the attached SCHEDULE Y.
 


12.  Approval Curriculum 2019-2020

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the following Curricula:
   
          AP Statistics Curriculum
          

13.  Approval Revised Calendar 2019-2020 School Year

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the revised calendar for the
2019-2020 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE CC.
 


14.  Acknowledgement: 2017-2018 HIB Self-Assessment

The Superintendent requests acknowledgement of the Board of Education in reference to
the 2017-2018 HIB School Self-Assessment Report for Highland, Triton, and Timber Creek
High Schools, as per the attached exhibit.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE GG.
  

 

 


                                                                                            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

Nothing to Report