September 2012

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on September 12, 2012, and took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the August 8, 2012, board meeting.

* Approved the financial report by fund.

* Reviewed and approved the Investment Report

* Reviewed the Payroll, Expenses, Receipts, and GF balances for FY 90, 10, 11, 12, and 13, and cash balance report.

* Committee Reports:

- Park Board -- clean-up day

- Technology -- We are working with Dave Uetrecht to review the building technology design

- Louise Sheets -- grant committee will meet at the end of the month

- OSFC -- Design Development phase is ongoing.

* Adopted appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2013.

* Hired personnel:

Jill Anthony - janitor on a 1-year contract

Holly Russell - substitute aide

Haley Furrow - 8th grade volleyball coach

Jacquelyn Russell - Jr. Class advisor

Gina Rogers - Elem. Principal/intervention Coordinator -- 3-year contract

Jonathan Fisher - sub-janitor

Corinne Metzger - substitute teacher

Cheryl Finchum - substitute teacher

Dan Miller - 7th grade basketball coach

* Approved student teachers for the 2012-13 school year:

Nicholas Baumer (with Chad Berning)

Emma Kuch (with Jen Holtzapple)

* Approved the overnight trips for the FCCLA to attend the Fall Leadership Meeting Oct. 15 and 16, and for the FFA to attend the National Convention Oct. 24-27.

* Approved donations:

$1690 for the Carl & Phyllis Serr Family Scholarship

$100 for the Roggenkamp scholarship

$200 for the Cross Country fund

$100 anonymous donation for the FFA Big E Trip to defray student costs.

$550 in memory of Marie Behr

* Accepted a donation of golf polos from Gary and Anita Bornhorst

* Approved the program service agreement with the Shelby Co. Educational Service Center commencing August 1, 2012.

* Entered executive session to discuss employment of personnel.


Connie Schneider, Supt.

Botkins Local School