The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on May 13, 2015. The Board took the following actions:
Heard the proposal on the Louise Sheets Grant award for Cole Field. Work will proceed with Cole Field. Total grant award $18,757.
Heard a proposal from Kevin Lynch for a JH soccer program.
Approved the minutes of the April 14, 2015 regular meeting.
Approved the Treasurer’s report by fund, the Investment report, and cash balance report as presented.
Approved the amended 5-year forecast as presented by the Treasurer.
Approved a transfer from the General Fund to the Severance fund moved $40,000 into severance.
Moved to enter executive session to discuss employment of personnel, supplemental andcontracts.
Hired the following extracurricular positions per salary schedule for the 2015-16 school year:
v Adam Fullenkamp Athletic Director
v Brett Meyer Boys Varsity Basketball
v Ryan Gutman Boys Varsity Basketball Assistant
v Jason Christman Boys 8th Grade Basketball
v Rick Geyer Boys 7th Grade Basketball
v Dan Miller Boys 7th Grade Basketball
v Mike Maurer Girls Varsity Basketball
v Kristen Altstaetter Girls Varsity Basketball Assistant
v Janine Schmitmeyer Girls JV Basketball
v Katherine Greve Girls 8th Grade Basketball
v Ryan Piche Girls 7th Grade Basketball
v Brett Meyer Boys summer basketball coordinator
v Mike Maurer Girls summer basketball coordinator
v Phil Groves Varsity Baseball Coach
v Dennis McPheron Varsity Baseball Assistant
v Paul Patton Varsity Softball Coach
v Megan Buetner Varsity Softball Assistant
v Ryan Gutman Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach
v Fred Schmerge Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach
v Bryan Trego Varsity Volleyball Coach
v Logan Pitts JV Volleyball Coach
v Katherine Greve 8th Grade Volleyball
v Jennifer VanSkyock 7th Grade Volleyball
v Bryan Trego Summer Volleyball Coordinator
v Ryan Gutman Boys Varsity Track Coach
v Fred Schmerge Girls Varsity Track Coach
v Allan Egbert Track and Field Events Assistant – Pole Vault Coach
v Kaitlyn Underwood Track and Field Events Assistant – Throw Coach
v Jason Christman JH Boys and Girls Track Coach
v Brett Meyer Varsity Golf
v Brett Meyer JV Golf
v Audrey Gutman High School Cheerleader Advisor
v Barb Will JH Cheerleader Advisor
v Heather Thaman Swimming Coach
v Kevin Lynch Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
v Jordan Paul Varsity Boys Soccer Assistant
v Paul Dingledine Varsity Girls Soccer Coach
v Riley Luthman Varsity Girls Soccer Assistant
v Beth Armstrong Yearbook Advisor
v Lynn Pleiman Academia Team
v Paula Owen Musical Director
v Marian Epperly Musical Director Assistant
v Jane Hough Musical Art Director
v Melissa Grunden Show Choir Director
v Melissa Grunden JH/HS Solo and Ensemble
v Paula Owen JH/HS Solo and Ensemble
v Jeremy Pleiman Publicity Agent
v Jeremy Pleiman 7th Grade Advisor
v Jason Liette 7th Grade Advisor
v Laura Mack 8th Grade Advisor
v Ryan Gutman 8th Grade Advisor
v Stacy Braun Freshman Class Advisor
v Chad Berning Freshman Class Advisor
v Phil Groves Sophomore Class Advisor
v Melissa Grunden Sophomore Class Advisor
v Tom Platfoot Junior Class Advisor (1.5%)
v Bryan Trego Junior Class Advisor (1.5%)
v Tom Platfoot Junior Class Prom Advisor (1.5%)
v Bryan Trego Junior Class Prom Advisor (1.5%)
v Janine Schmitmeyer Senior Class Advisor
v Lynn Pleiman Senior Class Advisor
v Jason Liette National Honor Society – ½
v Ryan Gutman National Honor Society – ½
v Melissa Grunden Music Unlimited
v Keith Puschel Senior Commencement
v Ryan Loy Student Council Advisor
v Gina Rogers Adult Volunteer Coordinator
v Paula Owen Pep Band
v Connie Schneider Fall Activities Director
v Ryan Loy Winter Activities Director
v Lynn Pleiman FTA Advisor
v Tina Paul – MH Incentives-AP Recycling Coordinator
Hired Katherine Greve for 6th grade teacher on a 1 year probationary contract per salary schedule.
Moved to hire the following certified staff members for the contracts as presented:
v Teachers eligible for 1-year contract – Jason Christman, Rachel Gregg, Jane Hough, Ashleigh Ratermann
v Teachers eligible for 3-year contract – Laura Mack, Kristen Ruppert, Paula Owen, Bryan Trego
Approved Luanne Powell and Mariah Hoge as summer school tutors.
Moved to hire summer seasonal workers as presented:
v Austin Fullenkamp, Aaron Fullenkamp, Jenna Pitts, Michaela Ary @ $8.10 per hour
v Mariah Hoge and Alex Roberts @ $9.50 per hour
Moved to hire Marissa McCormick as a substitute teacher.
Moved to accept the resignation of Tony Rogers – Bus driver, Casey Phillips – Instructional Aide and Jeff Dorsey – Industrial Tech/Drivers Ed. Instructor effective May 31, 2015.
Moved that Botkins Local School will not provide students in grades 7 & 8 with CTE for the 2015-16 school year and will apply for a CTE waiver.
Accepted the donations of $1,000 from Phyllis Serr for the Serr Scholarship and $1,000 from First National Bank for a scholarship.
Approved a contract with Carol Riggle, 015 GAAP Accounting and assistance and for the FY 2015 Modified Cash Basis/ OCBOA reports. Cost would be $4,730 for GAAP and $1,375 for Modified Cash Basis/OCBOA.