May 2014

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on May 14th , 2014. The Board took the following actions:

v The Board thanked the School District for their support of the 2 mill PI renewal levy.

v Approved the minutes of the April 9, 2014 regular Board meeting.

v Approved the Treasurer’s report by fund, the investment report, and cash balance report as presented.

v Approved the amended a transfer from the General Fund to the Severance fund in the amount of $35,000.

v Approved the amended 5-year forecast as presented by the Treasurer.

v Adopted resolutions of commendation for the following:

FCCLA National Qualifiers:

¨ Environmental Ambassador (Senior) members Noah Burton, Amber Buehler and Katie Skinner placed 2nd at State and will be competing at Nationals.

¨ Parli Pro Team II consisting of Bethany Christman, Michaela Dietz, Andrea Goettemoeller, Vicki Grillot, Becca Knoop, Courtney Kohler, Erin Place and Denise Schwartz placed 1st at State and will be competing at Nationals.

FFA National Qualifiers:

¨ General Livestock Judging team members Micah Smock, Nolan Greve, Derek Shaffer and Hannah Wagner placed 5th out of 123 teams at Finals in Columbus.

v Approved the overnight trip for Volleyball to Maumee Bay July 17-19

v Hired the following personnel listed as summer tutors and coordinators:

Chelsea Rogers Special Ed. Teaching Supplemental

Becky Spence Summer Tutor

Casey Horstman Summer Tutor

Becky Walters Summer Tutor

Jennifer VanSkyock Summer Tutor

Kristin Higgins Summer Tutor

Leyna Bogart Summer Tutor

Adam Fullenkamp OGT and summer tutor

Andrea Koenig OGT and summer tutor

Instructional Supplemental

Phil Groves OGT tutor

Janine Schmitmeyer OGT tutor

Gina Rogers Summer School Coordinator

Krista Meyer Summer School Coordinator

v Entered executive session to discuss hiring of personnel.

v Hired the following personnel for supplemental for the 2014-15 school year at a salary to be determined:

Adam Fullenkamp Athletic Director

Brett Meyer Varsity Boys Basketball

Phil Groves JV Boys Basketball

Brad Schmerge Freshman Boys Basketball

Jeff Roberts 8th Grade Boys Basketball

Dan Miller 7th Grade Boys Basketball

Brett Meyer Boys Summer Basketball Coordinator

Phil Groves Varsity Baseball Coach

Ryan Gutman Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach

Fred Schmerge Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach Assistant

Bryan Trego Varsity Volleyball Coach

Jennifer VanSkyock 7th Grade Volleyball Coach

Haley Furrow 8th Grade Volleyball Coach

Bryan Trego Summer Volleyball Coordinator

Ryan Gutman Boys Varsity Track Coach

Fred Schmerge Girls Varsity Track Coach

Allan Egbert Track & Field Event Assistant (Pole Vault)

Brett Meyer Golf

Brett Meyer JV Golf

Audrey Gutman High School Cheerleader Advisor

Barb Will JH Cheerleader Advisor

Heather Thaman Head Swimming Coach

Kevin Lynch Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Jordan Paul Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Assistant

Joe Welker Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

Janel Welker Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Assistant

Beth Armstrong Yearbook Advisor

Lynn Pleiman Academia Team

Paula Owen Musical Director

Marian Epperly Musical Assistant Director

Melissa Grunden Show Choir

Melissa Grunden JH/HS Choir Solo and Ensemble

Paula Owen JH/HS Band Solo and Ensemble

Jeremy Pleiman Publicity Agent

Jeremy Pleiman 7th Grade Advisor

Jason Liette 7th Grade Advisor

Laura Mack 8th Grade Advisor

Ryan Gutman 8th Grade Advisor

Stacy Braun Freshman Advisor

Chad Berning Freshman Advisor

Phil Groves Sophomore Advisor

Melissa Grunden Sophomore Advisor

Tom Platfoot Junior Advisor (1.5%)

Bryan Trego Junior Advisor (1.5%)

Tom Platfoot Junior Prom Advisor (1%)

Bryan Trego Junior Prom Advisor (1%)

Janine Schmitmeyer Senior Advisor

Lynn Pleiman Senior Advisor

Ryan Gutman National Honor Society (1/2)

Jason Liette National Honor Society (1/2)

Melissa Grunden Music Unlimited

Ryan Loy Student Council Advisor

Gina Rogers Adult Volunteer Coordinator

Paula Owen Pep Band

Connie Schneider Fall Activities Director

Ryan Loy Winter Activities Director

Lynn Pleiman FTA Advisor

Keith Puschel Senior Commencement

v Hired the following for summer seasonal workers and tech aide as presented:

Rachelle Maurer

Bailey Schnippel

Erik Greve

Cameron Flora

Mitchell Goubeaux

Jared Goubeaux

Josh Miller

Aaron Fullenkamp

Jacob Cooper

Reid Manger

Christian Hoskins

Jocelyn Counts

Nolan Greve

Malia Prout

Isaac Oen

v Accepted the resignation of Dan Knepper as of the end of the school year.

v Accepted the resignation of Jeff McPheron effective August 1, 2014

v Accepted the resignation of Emily Bayless effective May 31, 2014

v Approved a $500 donation from Brad and Jessie Steinke for the Lego robotics for the gifted program.

v Approved the program service agreement with the Shelby County Educational Service Center for the 2014-15 school year.

v Results of OGT tests came in. The class did well overall.

v The summer school calendar has been set. Mrs. Gina Rogers and Mrs. Krista Meyer will be coordinators. Summer school will be June 18ththrough July 18th.

v Reminder that graduation will be held Sunday, May 25th at 2:00PM.

v Special thanks to Evonne Schnippel for her outstanding work with Box tops. We earned $3854.06.

v Reviewed the principal mentoring program for the new principal.

v Loose furnishing bids will be approved at the June BOE meeting.

v Fire Marshall conducted an inspection. No violations were reported.