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 2021-2                                                                                                                         February 25, 2021

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 2020-2021 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 Nothing to Report 

The persons listed on SCHEDULE C are recommended for employment as per diem substitute staff
for the 2020-2021 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: ESY Coordinator               

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the employee on the attached
schedule to be appointed as the ESY Coordinator.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE H.  



6.  Appointment: Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the school year 2020-2021.
Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE I.



7. Appointment: Revised Title II Equity Professional Development

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule for the
revisedTitle II Equity Professional Development for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown on
SCHEDULE J. 


 

8.  Appointment: Revised Academic Enhancement Committee

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule
as the Academic Enhancement Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown
on SCHEDULE K.
 


9. Appointment: Spring Intramural Coaches

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule
as the Spring Intramural Coaches for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown
on SCHEDULE L.
 


10. Appointment: Spring Intramural Aides

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the employees on the attached schedule
as the Spring Intramural Aides for the 2020-2021 school year. Details are shown
on SCHEDULE M.
  


11.  Approval: Retirement

Mrs. B. Brady, an English teacher at Highland High School has submitted a letter to the Board
of Education indicating she will retire July 1, 2021.  Mrs. Brady has been an employee
of the district for twenty eight years. The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation,
for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


12.  Approval: Leave of Absence

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

#1681, has requested an unpaid FMLA effective March 11, 2021. Anticipated return to work
April 26, 2021, then intermittent.

#1796, has requested intermittent FMLA effective immediately.

#0168, has requested FMLA effective March 8, 2021 through April 12, 2021, using 1 personal day,
13 sick days, then unpaid.

#0775, has requested a FMLA extension beginning March 1, 2021 through March 21, 2021. 
Anticipated return to work March 22, 2021.


13.  Approval: Support Staff Transfer

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for K. Larkin, Special Education Aide
transfer from Timber Creek High School to JT2 at Camden County College for the remainder of the
2020-2021 school year.


14.  Approval Resignation

L. Owen, Principal at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be effective
April 1, 2021 or earlier upon mutual agreement.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of
the resignation.

C. Miller, JROTC teacher at Highland High School, has submitted a letter of resignation, to be
effective February 23, 2021.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance of the resignation.


15.  Appointment: Custom Color Guard Design

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education appoint B.W. as the Custom Color Guard
Designer for Timber Creek High School.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE N.
 


16.  Approval: New Job Description

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the new PT Building Mechanic Job
Description. Details are shown on SCHEDULE P.
 


17.   Approval Revised Triton Chaperones 2021 Senior Trip

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for T. Bonmati, Vice Principal to
replace D. Lacovara, Vice Principal, as a chaperone for the 2021 Triton Senior Trip which is scheduled
for May 24, 2021.

 

18.   Approval: Indoor Percussion Positions

The Superintendent recommends the approval of the persons on the attached schedule for the
Indoor Percussion positions at Highland High School. Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
 



19.  Approval: Change in Assignment

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the change in assignment for
the employee listed on the attached schedule. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on
SCHEDULE R.
 

 



B.   ATHLETICS

1. Approval: Spring Sports Schedule 2020-2021

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the 2020-2021 Highland, Triton and
Timber Creek Spring Sports schedule.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.
 




C.  POLICY

1. First Reading Policy and Regulation

     Policy:
     4434            Support Staff Vacations and Holidays
     5460            High School Graduation

     Regulation:
    
5460            High School Graduation


2.  Second Reading Policy

     0164.6         Remote Public Board Meeting During A Declared Emergency
                  


H.     MISCELLANEOUS

1.  Special Education - Out of District Placements 2020-2021     

For the school year 2020-2021, 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 February 25, 2021  
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 January 28, 2021 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.
 




 




     INFORMATION ITEMS
       Dr. Brian Repici, Superintendent

    “Black History Month Activities and Programming
     "Equity Professional Development report by Brian Repici, Jordana Simmons, and Tara Wood"
"Phase II Schedule Possibilities"
                                                                 

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
Mr. Frank Rizzo, Board Secretary/Business Administrator

Nothing to Report

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

“STEAM Award Winners”

PERSONNEL UPDATE
Mrs. Julie Scully, Assistant Superintendent

Nothing to Report