May 2020

Botkins Board of Education May Board - - Botkins Local School Mail

The Botkins Board of Education met on May 13th for the regular board meeting and took the following actions:

  • Approved the minutes of the April 8th regular board meeting.

  • Approved the Treasurer's report by fund, general fund activity, the Investment report and cash balance report as presented.

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

  • Approved a contract with Carol Riggle for the FY 2020 Modified Cash Balance/OCBOA Reports at a cost of $1,500.

  • Amended the Certificate of Estimated Resources and made supplemental Appropriations and modified appropriations as presented.

  • Entered Executive session to consider the employment, appointment, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official.

  • Left Executive session.

  • Hired the following personnel for the 2020-2021 school year for supplemental contracts:

Chris Abke - Adult Volunteer Coordinator

Chad Berning - Freshman Class Advisor

Stacy Braun - Senior Class Advisor

Stacy Braun - RESA Mentor

Sara Brown - Veterans Day Coordinator

Berning, Chad - Freshman Class Advisor

Susan Covelli - Concession Stand Coordinator

Andrew Davis - Yearbook Advisor

Phil Groves - Sophomore Class Advisor

Melissa Grunden - Show Choir Director

Melissa Grunden - JH/HS Solo and Ensemble

Melissa Grunden - Sophomore Class Advisor

Melissa Grunden - Music Unlimited

Ryan Gutman - 8th Grade Advisor

Margie Haehn - Musical Assistant Director

Jena Holtkamp - Freshman Class Advisor

Jena Holtkamp - Concession Stand Coordinator

Sybil Koenig - RESA Mentor

Jason Liette - 7th Grade Advisor

Jason Liette - RESA Mentor

Ryan Loy - Student Council Advisor

Ryan Loy - Winter Activities Director

Laura Mack - 8th Grade Advisor

Laura Mack - National Honor Society-1/2

Jeff McPheron - Fall Activites Director

Paula Owen - Musical Director

Paula Owen - JH/HS Solo and Ensemble

Paula Owen - Pep Band

Tom Platfoot - Junior Class Advisor (1.5%)

Tom Platfoot - Junior Class Prom Advisor (1%)

Jeremy Pleiman - Publicity Agent

Jeremy Pleiman - 7th Grade Advisor

Lynn Pleiman - Academia Team Advisor

Lynn Pleiman - Senior Class Advior

Lynn Pleiman - FTA Advisor

Keith Puschel - Senior Commencement

Keith Puschel - Musical Assistant - Lighting/Technology

Ashleigh Ratermann - Recycling Coordinator

Ashleigh Ratermann - National Honor Society - 1/2

Bryan Trego - Junior Class Advisor (1.5%)

Bryan Trego - Junior Class Prom Advisor (1%)

Bryan Trego - Athletics Facilities Manager

Katie Watercutter - Veterans Day Coordinator

Bobbie Young - RoBotkins

Brad Bergman - Boys Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach

Sarah Bergman - JH Girls Basketball Coach

Andrew Davis - JV Boys Basketball Coach

Tricia Dietz - JV Volleyball Coach

Heath Geyer - Boys 7th Grade Basketball Coach

Rick Geyer - Boys 8th Grade Basketball Coach

Phil Groves - Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Ryan Gutman - Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach

Ryan Loy - Girls Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach

Kevin Lynch - Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Dennis McPheron - Girls JV Basketball Coach

Brett Meyer - Golf Coach

Brett Meyer - JV Golf Coach

Jordan Paul - Varsity Boys Soccer Assistant Coach

Sean Powell - Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

Holly Russell - High School Cheerleader Advisor

Fred Schmerge - Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach

Leroy Tatarski III - Girls Varsity Soccer Coach

Bryan Trego - Varsity Volleyball Coach

Elizabeth Will - JH Cheerleader Advisor

  • Hired the following certified staff members for the contracts as presented. Teachers eligible for a 3-year contract - Andrea Jones, Norman Leugers, Vicki Steinke and Katie Watercutter. Teachers eligible for a 1-year contract - Erin Hayes.

  • Hired the following classified staff members for the contracts as presented. Eligible for a 2-year contract - Kellie Baughman, Jane Fullenkamp, Mike Hoy, Susan Leugers, Sarah Webb, Norman Yager, Terri Yinger.

  • Hired Colleen Maurer - Summer School Tutor - on an as needed basis as presented.

  • Accepted the resignations of Brenda Tennant as Guidance Secretary effective as of June 30, 2020 and Dennis McPheron as Janitor effective as of August 14, 2020.

  • Hired the following students as seasonal summer help: Carter Pleiman, Brandt Boerger, Elijah VanBrocklin, Courtney Sutton, Jacob Pleiman, Makenna Maurer, Andrew Puschel and Jasmine Brown.

  • Approved that Botkins Local School will not provide students in grades 7 & 8 with CTE for the 2020-2021 school year and will apply for a CTE waiver.

  • Approved the Superintendent will represent the board and approve overnight trips for the summer of 2020.

  • Accepted the following donations: $1,000 from First National Bank to be used for Scholarships and $1600 from the Community Club to be split between the FFA, FCCLA, Track/Cross Country and Girls Basketball.

  • Approved the agreement with the Botkins Federation of Teachers for new contract language, salary and benefits as presented.

  • Approved to pay presented supplementals at 50% for the 2019-20 school year.

  • Passed the Resolution Regarding Distance Learning for the 2019-20 school year as presented.

  • Moved the June Board of Education regular meeting to June 24th at 7:00 PM.

  • Approved the change of health insurance language to the Classified Employee Handbook.

  • Approved the raises for Administrative and Classified staff as presented.