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 2021-1                                                                                                                                   January 27, 2022

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 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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: Revised Title II Equity & Empathy Professional Development             

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the employee on the attached
schedule to be appointed for Title II Equity & Empathy Professional Development. Details are shown
on schedule H.  



6.  Approval: Retirement Support Staff

Mr. J. Kaighn, a custodian at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter to the Board of Education
indicating he will retire July 1, 2022.  Mr. Kaighn has been an employee of the district for twenty-one years.
The Superintendent recommends acceptance of this resignation for the purpose of retirement, with regret.


7.  Appointment: Revised Game Security, Ticket Sellers & Game Timers

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the Triton High School employee on the attached
schedule as a Game Security, Ticket Seller and Game Timer for sporting and activity events for the
2021-2022 school year. Details of the assignment and salary are shown on SCHEDULE I.
 


8.  Appointment: Wilson Reading Instructor-Summer Instruction             

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the employee on the attached
schedule, to be appointed as the Wilson Reading Instructor, summer instruction. Details are shown
on schedule J.  



9.  Approval: FMLA & Medical & Leave of Absence

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

#1888, has requested a medical leave of absence beginning January 24, 2022, through
March 4, 2022, using sick days.

#2073, has requested leave of absence beginning March 14, 2022, through April 25, 2022,
using 10 sick days, then unpaid.

#1514, has requested leave of absence beginning April 25, 2022, through June 9, 2022,
utilizing 29 sick days and 3 personal days.  Unpaid leave of absence beginning June 10, 2022
through June 10, 2023.

#0318, has requested FMLA beginning April 25, 2022, through June 30, 2022, using 15 sick
days then unpaid.

#1954, has requested FMLA beginning January 21, 2022, through February 18, 2022, unpaid.

#1189, has requested FMLA beginning March 28, 2022, through April 8, 2022, using 10 sick
days then unpaid through June 3, 2022.

#0506, has requested unpaid FMLA extension until the end of the 2021-2022 school year; also
requests health benefits be continued.


10.  Approval: Adjustment in Salary

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the salary adjustment for the
employee listed on the attached schedule.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE K.
 


11.  Rescind Appointment

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval to rescind the appointment of
E. Hemmings, a Special Education Aide for the JT2 Program.  


12.  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 2021-2022 school year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE M.
 



13.   Appointment: Revised Sign-in Desk Coverage

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval of the revised Sign-in Desk Monitors
for the 2021-2022 school year. Details are shown on the schedule P.



14.  Appointment: Support Staff

The Superintendent recommends the appointment of the new hire for the school year 2021-2022.
Details are shown on SCHEDULE Q.
 



15.   Approval Resignation

C. Ambrose-Stone, a cafeteria worker at Timber Creek High School, has submitted a letter
of resignation, to be effective on January 6, 2022.  The Superintendent recommends acceptance
of the resignation.





 B.   ATHLETICS

1. Approval: Spring Sports Schedules 2021-2022

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the 2021-2022 Spring Sport schedules. 
Details are shown on SCHEDULE L.
 





C.   POLICY  


      1.   
  First Reading – Policies & Procedures

                2425 Emergency Virtual or Remote Instruction Program

               

                                
   
H.     MISCELLANEOUS


1.  Special Education - Out of District Placements 2021-2022     

For the school year 2021-2022, 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 27, 2022  
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 the Executive
Session portion of the December 16, 2021 Board of Education Meeting by the Superintendent 
of Schools and the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.  Details are shown on the attached schedule.
 


3.  Approval: Highland Chaperones Senior Trip

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following Highland High School
Class of 2024 Senior Trip Chaperones. The Senior Trip is scheduled for April 4-8, 2022.

Ron Strauss       Dan Beaver
Ed Casey, III       Kellyn Riley
Allyson Cook


4.  Approval: Triton Class of 2022 100 Days Celebration Activity                  

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Triton Class of 2022 100 Days
Celebration Activity, at Dave and Busters, Gloucester Township, Wednesday, February 9, 2022
from 6-9 pm.


5.  Overnight Trips

The Superintendent recommends Board of Education approval for the following overnight trips.

Date of Event:                  April 28 through May 1, 2022
Nature of Event:             Indoor Color Guard and Percussion Championship
Location:                           Wildwood, NJ
Transportation:               Bus   
Students:                          15 – Triton Students
Chaperone(s):                 Robert Adams and Steve Visentin and Parents
Cost to District:               To be paid from Co-Curricular Music Account

Date of Event:                  March 7 thru March 8, 2022
Nature of Event:              Teen Pep Retreat
Location:                           Ocean City, NJ
Transportation:               Bus   
Students:                          18 – Highland Students
Chaperone(s):                Teresa Blaese and Randi Lynch
Cost to District:               To be paid from Physical Education Account

Date of Event:                  February 28 – March 1, 2022
Nature of Event:              DECA State Competition
Location:                            Atlantic City, NJ
Transportation:               Bus   
Students:                          13 – Timber Creek and Highland Students
Chaperone(s):                 Verna Karim and one other Faculty Member TBD
Cost to District:               DECA Business Account

 

6.  Approval: Calendar 2022-2023 School Year  

The Board of Education approval is requested to accept the calendar for the
2022-2023 School Year.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE N.
 


7.  Approval: Triton Fundraisers                    

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval for the Triton Fundraisers listed on the
attached schedule.  Details are shown on SCHEDULE O.
 


8. Approval: Strong Evaluation Rubic

The Superintendent requests Board of Education approval of the use of Stronge Evaluation Rubric
for Teacher Evaluation for the 2021-22 school year.


9.  Long-term Student Suspension

#2012583, is suspended for 45 days from Black Horse Pike Regional School District beginning
January 19, 2020, pending an evaluation.

 

 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                               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, Assistant Superintendent

 Nothing to Report