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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
JANUARY 23, 2012 - 7:30 PM
RONALD PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

An Executive Session will be held at 6:30 PM, prior to this meeting.
 
A G E N D A

  1. General Business 
    1. Call to Order - Mr. DeHaas
      1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
      2. Roll Call
      3. Public Comment
      4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes - Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 19, 2011 and the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of January 9, 2012.  [Approve as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Miller  [Consent Agenda:  Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, a motion to approve the below-mentioned items; second; and roll call vote] 
    1. Approval of Treasurer's Report as of 12/31/11 [File for audit]  The Treasurer's Report, Summary Report and Check Summary are provided. 
    2. Fund Account Reports showing balance as of 12/31/11
      1. Food Service Fund - $102,904.67 
      2. Capital Reserve Fund - $254,608.84
      3. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $1,378,235.04
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2011-12 - $1,237,067.79
      2. Food Service Fund - $136,329.62
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $30,117.60
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $94,425.83
  3.   Board President's Report - Mr. DeHaas
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in executive session following the December 19, 2011 Regular Monthly Meeting and prior to this evening's meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues. 
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Orban 
    1. Student Enrollment Report.  The Student Enrollment Report is provided.
    2. Congratulations to High School Students for scoring 800 on Scholastic Aptitude Test.
      1. Thomas Garncarz, son of John and Anne Marie Garncarz - 800 Writing
      2. Maggie Sullivan, daughter of Gregory and Rowena Sullivan - 800 Reading
    3. Grant received for German IV Students.  Mrs. Falatovich, High School German Teacher, reported a grant was received from the Central Pennsylvania Holocaust Education Fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, modeled on a fund established in memory of Sidney Slotznick by his widow, Diana J. Slotznick, and is being used to send High School students to the US Holocaust Museum in the spring.
    4. Non-Resident Tuition Student.  Based upon the request for admission of Student No. 212713, the Board will discuss and vote on this request.  [Motion and Vote] 
    5. Technology Update.  Dr. Merkle and Mr. Henry will provide an update.
    6. State of the District Mid-Year Report/Superintendent's Survey.  Dr. Orban will provide information on District Mid-Year Report and Superintendent's Survey.  
    7. School Board Recognition Month.  The Pennsylvania School Boards Association has designated January as School Director Recognition Month as a fitting time for educators and citizens across the Commonwealth to show their appreciation to those unpaid citizen volunteers who serve public education.  Dr. Orban would like to recognize our Board of School Directors at this time. 
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Mr. Hogg
  6. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy  
    1. The annual Academic Standards & Curriculum Meeting is February 15 at 6:30 PM in High School Room 121/123. 
  7. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The Communications Report is provided.
    2. The next Communications Committee meeting is scheduled February 13 at 6:00 PM. 
  8. Facilities Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp 
    1.  The next Facilities Committee meeting is scheduled February 1 at 5:30 PM. 
  9. Finance Committee Report - Mr. Miller
    1. The next Finance Committee meeting is scheduled February 8 at 7:30 AM.
  10. Personnel Committee Report - Mrs. Shaffer
    1. Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, requests for leave of absence, approval of disability benefits, retirements, resignations, granting of professional status/tenure, substitute teachers, and guest teachers.  Would any board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; roll call vote.
    2. Employment  
      1. Recommend the employment of Cheryl Bowman as a 33% full-time substitute Computer Teacher at the Yorkshire Elementary School for the second semester of the 2011-2012 school year at the salary of $46,875 (Step 1 of the Bachelor's Degree Schedule) to be prorated based upon the length of her employment. 
      2. Recommend the employment of Angela Edel, who is currently a 60% Business Education Teacher at the High School, as full-time Business Education at the Middle School and High School beginning January 17, 2012.
      3. Recommend the employment of Mary K. Hand as a full-time substitute English Teacher at the High School beginning September 30, 2011.  Mrs. Hand started the position as a long term substitute at the daily rate of $105.  The end date of the position has changed to March 28, 2012 which makes it a full-time substitute position at the salary of $46,875 (Step 1 of the Bachelor's Degree Schedule) to be prorated based upon the length of her employment.
      4. Recommend the appointment of Thomas Lubaszewski as Assistant Baseball Coach at the salary of $2,239, which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      5. Recommend the employment of Angela Pessognelli as a Substitute Intervention/Kidwriting Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
      6. Recommend the employment of Kathryn Raybin as a Substitute Food Service Employee at the hourly rate of $8.80, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
      7. Recommend the appointment of Jared Moore as the Middle School Musical Set Construction person at the salary of $561 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      8. Recommend the employment of Ashley Russell as a long term substitute teacher for Amy Mason, 4th Grade Teacher at East York Elementary School, at the daily rate of $105 starting December 12, 2011 through January 27, 2012.
      9. Recommend the employment of Ashley Russell as a long term substitute teacher for Louise Hasenfuss, 4th Grade Teacher at Indian Rock Elementary School, at the daily rate of $105 starting March 9, 2012 through approximately April 20, 2012. 
    3. Requests for Leave of Absence
      1. Recommend Board approval of the request of Melissa Miller, 5th Grade Teacher at East York Elementary School, for a disability leave for maternity purposes starting on or about April 14, 2012 through approximately May 25, 2012.
      2. Recommend Board approval of the request of Karen Wasbers, Lunchroom Aide at East York Elementary School, for an unpaid leave of absence for restoration of health starting November 21, 2011 and extending for an undertermined period not to exceed one year.
    4. Approval of Disability Benefits
      1. Recommend Board approval of the extension of disability benefits for Beth Landau, English Teacher at the High School, through the end of the third marking period pending final authorization by her physician. 
    5. Retirements
      1. CORRECTION to Agenda of December 2011 - All of Lonna Ashton's 28 years in education were with York Suburban School District.
      2. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Pamela McIntosh, Reading Specialist at Indian Rock Elementary School, effective at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  Mrs. McIntosh is retiring after having served 38 years in education, all with York Suburban School District.
      3. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Patricia Rinkevich, 5th Grade Teacher at Indian Rock Elementary School, effective at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  Mrs. Rinkevich is retiring after having served 20 years in education and 19 years with York Suburban School District.
      4. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of David Wint, Computer Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  Mr. Wint is retiring after having served 25 years in education and 23 years with York Suburban School District.
    6. Resignations
      1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Stephanie Barnes as JV Softball Coach effective January 17, 2012.  Mrs. Barnes has accepted the position of Varsity Head Coach.
      2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Nancy Lewis, Lunchroom Aide at East York Elementary School, effective January 3, 2012.
    7. Granting of Professional Status/Tenure.  Recommend awarding the professional status/tenure to the following temporary professional employee who has completed six consecutive semesters of employment in the York Suburban School District and "during the last four months of the third year has performed satisfactorily [Section 1108 of the Public School Code of 1949 as amended by Act 16 of 1996]."  This professional status should be effective January 23, 2012.

      Holly Davis
    8. Substitute Teachers and Guest Teachers  
    9. The next Personnel Committee meeting is scheduled February 13 at 2:00 PM.
  11. Planning Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. 2012-13 School Calendar.  The administration recommends approval of the draft 2012-13 school calendar.  [Motion and Vote] 
    2. The next Planning Committee meeting is scheduled February 13 at 7:30 PM.
  12. Policy Review Committee Report - Ms. Bates
    1. The next Policy Review Committee meeting is scheduled February 16 at 3:45 PM.
  13. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Mr. Sears 
  14. York County School of Technology - Mr. Kirk  
  15. York Adams Academy Report - Mr. DeHaas
  16. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears 
    1. "...by Dawn's Early Light" outlining the highlights of the January 3 LIU Board Meeting is provided.
  17. Legislative Policy Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy 
  18. Business Office Report - Mr. Younkin
    1. 2012-13 Budget Development.  The administration will provide an update on the FY2012-13 budget development.  
    2. Budget Transfers 2011-12.  The administration recommends approval of the December 31, 2011 Budget Transfers for the 2011-12 Budget.  [Motion and Vote] 
    3. PlanCon Part K:  Project Refinancing.  The district has received approval of the PlanCon K for the refinancing of the 2003 Series General Obligation Bonds.  These documents must be entered into the Board Meeting minutes.  [Motion and Vote] 
  19. Recognition of Visitors
  20. Adjournment
     


ADDENDUM

 

TO:                  Members of the York Suburban School Board

FROM:            Kathryn L. Orban, Superintendent

DATE:             January 23, 2012

SUBJECT:     Addendum to the Agenda for the Board Meeting of January 23, 2012 

 

X.  Personnel Committee Report

      E.  Retirement

           5.  Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Laurel Cornell, 1st Grade Teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  Mrs. Cornell is retiring after having served 31 years in education, 30 of those years with York Suburban School District.


 

     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.