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 2019-9                                                                                                          SEPTEMBER 12, 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: Science Teachers Summer Work

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employees
on the attached schedule for science summer work.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.



6.   Appointment: Support Staff

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



7. Appointment: Assistant Athletic Directors

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the Timber Creek
Assistant Athletic Directors for the school year 2019-2020. Details are shown on SCHEDULE J.



8. Approval: Resignations

M. Taylor, a Special Education Aide at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation,
to be effective on August 30, 2019. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.


9. Approval: Additional ESY Coordinator Hours

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the additional hours for the ESY Coordinator
for the 2019 summer program. Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.



10.  Approval: Leave of Absence

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

#0433 beginning August 12, 2019 through a tentative return date of November 11, 2019. 
Using all sick, personal and vacation time.

#0957 effective immediately, intermittent unpaid leave.

#3102 effective immediately, intermittent unpaid leave.

#1665 beginning October 28, 2019 through November 1, 2019, unpaid.

#1319 beginning January 6, 2020 through the end of the 2019-2020 school year,
using 17 sick days.

#6093 beginning October 21, 2019, anticipated return to work January 2, 2020.


11.  Appointment: Sign-In Desk Coverage

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employees on the
attached schedule for the Sign-in Desk Coverage for the 2019-2020 school year.  Details of the
assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE L.



12.  Appointment: Title III ELL Positions

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employees on
the attached schedule for the Title III ELL positions.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.



13.  Appointment: Revised Wellness Committee

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



14.  Appointment: Title IA Math Tutors

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the Title IA Math
Tutors listed on the attached schedule.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.



15.  Appointment: Intensive Reading/Literacy Instructor

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employee
on the attached schedule as an Intensive Reading/Literacy Instructor, after school for the 2019-2020
school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.



16.  Approval: Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the Secretary to the Superintendent
Job Description. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
 

17.  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 S.
 


18.  Appointment: Title I Coordinators

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employees listed on the attached
schedule as Title I Coordinators for the 2019-2020 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE U.



19.  Appointment: NCLB Cafeteria Supervision

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the employees listed on the
attached schedule as NCLB Cafeteria Supervisors after-school/during school programs for the 2019-2020
school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE V.



20.  Appointment: Twilight Teacher

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of Jacqueline Trakimas
as Mathematics Teacher for the Twilight program on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 


21.  Approval: Horizontal Adjustments for Academic Re-Classification on Salary Guide

The Superintendent recommends approval of the horizontal adjustments on the salary guide for staff listed
on schedule Y due to academic re-classification.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.
 



22.  Rescind: Cafeteria Appointment:

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to rescind the appointment of
R. Vennell and L. Brozozwski as General Cafeteria workers at Highland High School.



23.  Appointment: Perkins Position

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of the Perkins position as
the Study Guide Developer for the school year 2019-2020. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Z.








B.   ATHLETICS    Nothing to Report


   
C.    POLICY

Second Reading:

Policy:

     5517     Pupil Identification Cards




H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1. Special Education - Out of District Placements 2019-2020     

For the school year 2019-2020, 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 Nothing to Report

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 September 12, 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 August 22, 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 Curriculum 2019-2020

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

ELL English Advanced
ELL English Beginner
ELL English Intermediate
Freshman Seminar
Job Transition
Journalism


4.  Appointment: Marching Band Positions

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approve the appointment of Marching Band
positions at Timber Creek High School for the school year 2019-2020. Details of the assignment
and salary are shown on SCHEDULE R.



5.  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 T.



6.  Approval: Freshman Seminar PLC

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approve the payment for the employees listed on
the attached schedule for attending Freshman Seminar PLC.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE W.



7.   Approval: Letter to the Parent/Guardian

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the following revised letter to all ELL
Parents/Guardians of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District for the 2019-2020 school year. Details are
shown on the attached schedule.






                                                                                              INFORMATION ITEMS
                                                                                  Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent    

                                                                                                     Food Services
                                                                                            Summer School Summary
                                                                             Career and Technical Education Program Letter

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, Assistant Superintendent

Nothing to Report