The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on April 14, 2015. The Board took the following actions:
Heard that we received approximately $100,000 in federal monies. We discussed how funds are spent, special education salaries, OT/PT/speech, equipment and supplies.
Heard from public that they would like to see math materials professional development ADHD/differentiation.
Heard a presentation on the NHS trip to Kentucky for the service project.
Approved the minutes of the March 11, 2015, Board of Education regular meeting.
Approved the Treasurer’s report by fund, the Investment report and cash balance report as presented.
Moved to participate in Ohio School Comp for the 2016 Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program. The third party administration is CompManagement. Enrollment fee is $290.
Moved to accept the donation of $22,607.00 from the Botkins Athletic Booster for track equipment and $500 anonymous donation for the Drama Club.
Amended the Certificate of Estimated Resources, make supplemental Appropriations and modify appropriations as presented due to donation for track fund and RttT budget for computers.
Approved the Then and Now purchase orders.
Heard from the following committees:
o Heard update on building project from the Building and Maintenance.
o The Foundation committee is to meet May 3 @ 7:00 PM.
Approved the list below of graduates of the Class of 2015 as presented, pending completion of all necessary courses:
Alex Michael Adams Reid Anthony Manger
Kaylee Sue Bailey Samuel Richard McCafferty
Kaitlyn Marie Barhorst Cheyenne Nichole McGough
Layla Ann Bogart Kyle Robert Moellenkamp
Brooke Nicole Bornhorst Caleb Richard Oren
Whitney Marie Bornhorst Trevor Joseph Ott
Mackenzie Kay Brown Jacob Colby Place
Lucas Alfred Buehler Sarah Rose Platfoot
Jocelyn Elizabeth Counts Malia Christine Prout
Eric Benjamin Egbert Lakota Sioux Running Hawk
Brian Michael Fisher Kaitlyn Jean Schmerge
Josie Ann Frey Bailey Marie Schnippel
Mitchell Robert Goubeaux Josephine Dalhya Steinke
Phillip Joseph Greve Mitchell Andrew Stone
Allison Renee Guckes Grace Elizabeth VanBrocklin
Jamie Deanna Handshoe Hannah Marie VanBrocklin
John-Michal Alton Haught Hannah Maire Wagner
Taylor Elizabeth Hittepole Tayler Marie Weatherhead
Christian David Hoskins Garrett David Wilcox
Austin Ray Jones Corinne Mallory Woodruff
Kenneth Joseph Kramer II Daniel Ray Carl Wyan
Brandi Lynn Landreth Seph Allen Zimpfer
Moved that Botkins Local School, grades 7-12, become a member of OHSAA for the 2015-16 school year.
Adopted the 7-12 handbook for the 2015-16 school year as presented.
Adopted the K-6 handbook for the 2015-16 school year as presented.
Approved the Classified handbook for the 2015-16 school year as presented.
Approved the Faculty handbook for the 2015-16 school year as presented.
Approved the changes to the Wellness Policy for 2015-16 school year as presented.
Adopted changes to the Board policy manual as presented.
Approved the following overnight trips as listed:
o FFA Camp – sometime in June
o Boys Basketball Camp – June 15th and 16th at University of Findlay
o Girls Basketball Camp – June 18th and 19th at Wilmington College
Adopted the resolution for the use of the school grounds for the Carousel as presented.
Accepted the resignation of Rita Monnin as of June 30, 2015.
Hired Kendra Berryman as a substitute teacher.
Hired the personnel listed below as summer tutors and coordinators per salary schedule:
o Betsy Spence Summer tutor
o Becky Walters Summer tutor
o Jennifer VanSkyock Summer tutor
o Jason Christman Summer tutor
o Leyna Bogart Summer tutor
o Adam Fullenkamp OGT and summer tutor
o Andrea Koenig OGT and summer tutor
o Laura Mack OGT tutor
o Janine Schmitmeyer OGT tutor
o Gina Rogers Summer school coordinator (EL/JH/HS)
o Jason Christman Summer school coordinator (EL/JH/HS)
o Krista Meyer OGT summer tutoring coordinator
o Lynn Smallwood Summer speech
Approved the Indoor Environemental Quality Management Plan.
Hired the students below as season summer help:
o Dani Schneider
o Jared Goubeaux
o Valerie Christman
o Joshua Miller
o Nolan Greve
Hired Michaela Ary at minimum wage for custodial duties as needed.