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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
MAY 5, 2014 - 7:30 PM
RONALD PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
 

A G E N D A

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Mr. Miller
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call 
  2. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. Executive Session. The Board met in Executive Session on April 22, 2014 following the Regular Monthly Meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
    2. Appointment of Treasurer on May 27.    
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. German IV Class Holocaust Museum Trip.  Mrs. Falatovich, Liam Ridings 
    2. SMART Exemplary Educator.  Mr. Kevin Willson, Business and Computer Teacher, is one of 76 SMART Exemplary Educators worldwide who has been selected to attend the Global SMART Exemplary Educator Summit in Calgary, Alberta this summer.
    3. Assessment Monitoring Report.  Monitors from the PA Department of Education visited Indian Rock Elementary on April 8 during the administration of the PSSA Writing Assessments. We received the follow up report with a perfect score.
    4. Proposed District Goals for 2014-15.  
    5. Mid-Day Transportation Discussion
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Informational Items
      1. Project Planning Lists Recommendations  
      2. Donation received from Prince Athletic Association in the amount of $2,000. 
    2. Items being recommended for approval on May 27
      1. Adoption of Final Budget 2014-15   
      2. Homestead and Farmstead Resolution 2014-15
      3. Approval of Depositories for 2014-15
        1. Metro Bank
        2. PSDLAF
      4. Bid Awards
        1. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Joint Purchasing Bids                  
          1. Custodial Supplies
          2. General Supplies
          3. Paper Supplies
        2. Unified Print Program
        3. Restoration of the High School Baseball Field Slope Project
      5. Facilities Use Fee Revision - for air conditioning at the high school
  5. New Business - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Act 80 Days for 2013-14.  The administration recommends Board approval of the application for Act 80 days for the 2013-14 school year for the following dates and reasons:

      August 19

      In-service program for all staff

      August 20

      In-service program for all staff

      October 14

      Parent-teacher meetings for elementary; In-service program for secondary

      November 11

      Parent-teacher meetings for secondary; In-service program for elementary

      January 20

      In-service program for all staff

      March 21

      Parent-teacher meetings for Valley View and Yorkshire staffs

      State approval of these dates will prevent any fines for loss of days for seniors.     
    2. Act 80 Days for 2014-15.  The administration recommends Board approval of the application for Act 80 days for the 2014-15 school year for the following dates and reasons: 

      August 18

      In-service program for all staff

      August 19

      In-service program for all staff

      October 13

      Parent-teacher meetings for elementary; In-service program for secondary

      November 3

      Parent-teacher meetings for secondary; In-service program for elementary

      January 19

      In-service program for all staff (summer trade day hours may apply)

      March 6

      In-service program for all staff

      March 20

      Valley View and Yorkshire Parent-teacher conferences

    3. Approval of Graduating Class (pending compliance of all requirements) Discussion
  6. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule
    2. Facilities Committee - Mrs. Freireich

      Eagle Scout Project - Buddy Bench at Valley View Elementary Playground
    3. Personnel Committee - Ms. Shaffer

      Fireside Chat Update
    4. Policy Review Committee - Ms. Bates
      1. Policy Revisions
        1. No. 113 - Special Education
        2. No.113.1 - Discipline of Students with Disabilities
        3. No. 113.2 - Behavior Support
        4. No. 113.3 - Screening and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities
        5. No. 113.4 - Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information
        6. Delete No. 113.5 - Child Find
        7. No. 113.6 - Surrogate Parents
        8. No. 114 - Gifted Education
        9. No. 115 - Career and Technical Education
        10. No. 116 - Tutoring
        11. No. 117 - Homebound Instruction
        12. No. 118 - Independent Study
        13. No. 119 - Current Events
        14. No. 121 - Field Trips
        15. Delete No. 121.1 School Sponsored Overnight Field Trips
        16. No. 122 - Extracurricular Activities
        17. No. 123 - Interscholastic Athletics
        18. No. 123.1 - Management of Athletes with Concussion/Return to Play
        19. No. 123.2 - Sudden Cardiac Arrest
      2. An additional Policy Review Committee meeting has been scheduled on June 12 at 5:00 PM.
    5. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Sears
    6. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

      The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report for April 24 is provided.
    7. Minutes/Announcements
      1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee - April 15
      2. Facilities Committee - February 19
      3. Finance Committee - April 2
      4. Policy Review Committee - April 22
      5. Policy Review Committee - April 29
  7. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  8. Adjournment



    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of each report.


 

     

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.