The BOE met on May 12th for the regular board meeting and took the following actions:
Approved the minutes of the April 13, 2021, 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 2021 Modified Cash Basis/OCBOA Reports at a cost of $2000.
Entered executive session at 7:28 to consider the employment, appointment, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official.
Left executive session at 8:29.
Hired the following personnel for the 2021-22 school year for supplemental contracts at salaries to be determined:
Chris Abke - Adult Volunteer Coordinator
Chad Berning - Freshman Class Advisor
Stacy Braun - Senior Class Advisor
Stacy Braun - RESA Mentor
Sara Brown - Veterans Day Coordinator
Susan Covelli - JH Concession Stand Coordinator
Susan Covelli - HS Concession Stand Coordinator
Brittany Gross - Yearbook Advisor
Phil Groves - Sophomore Class Advisor
Melissa Grunden - Show Choir Director
Melissa Grunden - HS/JH Solo and Ensemble
Melissa Grunden - Sophomore Class Advisor
Melissa Grunden - Music Unlimited
Ryan Gutman - 8th Grade Advisor
Jena Holtkamp - Freshman Class Advisor
Sybil Koenig - RESA Monitor
Gerald Lenhart - Drivers Education Instructor
Jason Liette - 7th Grade Advisor
Jason Liette - RESA Monitor
Ryan Loy - Student Council Advisor
Ryan Loy - Winter Activities Director
Laura Mack - 8th Grade Advisor
Laura Mack - National Honor Society-1/2
Patty Mack - Musical Assistant Director
Jeff McPheron - Fall Activities Director
Paula Owen - Musical Director
Paula Owen - HS/JH 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
Lynn Pleiman - Senior Class Advisor
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
Olivia Schneider - Musical Assistant Director
Lavelle Smith - Training Manager/Drivers Education Instructor
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
Tony Arnold - Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Assistant Coach
Sarah Bergman - JH Girls Basketball Coach
Sarah Bergman - JV Volleyball Coach
Sara Brown - 7th Grade Volleyball Coach
Travis Dietz - Girls Golf
Brittany Gross - Girls Varsity Basketball Coach
Phil Groves - Varsity Boys Basketball Coach
Ryan Gutman - Coed Varsity & JH Cross Country Coach
Kevin Lynch - Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
Gavrielle Mann - Head Swimming Coach
Brett Meyer - Boys Golf
Brett Meyer - Boys JV Golf
Tom Platfoot - JH Girls Basketball Coach
Ashleigh Ratermann - 8th Grade Volleyball Coach
Kaci Schmerge - High School Cheerleader Advisor
Logan Watercutter - Assistant 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-Erin Hayes, Paula Owen, and Bryan Trego; Teacher eligible for a Continuing contract-Katherine Watercutter.
Hired the following classified staff members for the contracts as presented: Eligible for a 1-year contract-Lori Kramer; Eligible for a 2-year contract-Jill Kreitzer, Beth White, Ann McCafferty, Jayme McCullough, Mike Free, Phil Snider; Eligible for a continuing contract-Susan Covelli.
Hired the following administrative staff members for the contracts as presented: Eligible for a 3-year contract-Annette Hensley, Mick Jones, Brad Bergman.
Hired the following personnel: Business Education Teacher-Brittany Gross; 2nd Grade Teacher-Gavrielle Mann
Hired the following personnel as summer school coordinator and tutors: Summer School Coordinator/Tutor-Rob Berryman; Tutors-Karinne Lotz, Kristina Paul, Raquel Brown, Becky Walters, Ashleigh Ratermann; Summer School tutor (through the MRESC)-Erin Maier
Hired the following students as seasonal summer help: Keegan Thorpe, Elijah VanBrocklin, Makenna Maurer
Approved that Botkins Local School will not provide students in grades 7 & 8 with CTE for the 2021-22 school year and will apply for a CTE waiver.
Accepted donations from the following: $100 from Bornhorst Printing Co. to be used for Cole Field, Anonymous donation of $50 to be used for Cole Field, $1000 from First National Bank to be used for scholarships, $300 from Susan Schneider to be used for the Gary Schneider Memorial Scholarship, $176.50 from Kona Ice to be used for the Cross Country/Track Fund.
Approved the agreement with the Botkins Federation of Teachers for new contract language, salary, and benefits as presented.
Hired Brad Bergman as the 2020-21 Youth League Basketball Coordinator.
Approved the boys and girls basketball programs overnight trips to team camps during June 2021.
Granted a 1% increase to classified and administrative staff.