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
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:
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.