Sept. 10, 2019 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Pine Bush HS – REVISED

Consideration of Executive Session                5:30 p.m.

Recognition                                                                   6:45 p.m.

Regular Session                                                           7:00 p.m.                                                                                           

AGENDA

 I.     Call to Order                                                          5:30  p.m.

Consideration of Executive Session                                                    5:30  p.m.

Discussion re: Attorney/Client Privilege,

Board Communications, Litigation, Particular Contracts

 Regular        7:00 p.m.

II     Student Recognition

Students Achieving 100 on Regents/Students Achieving a 5 on AP Exams (2018-2019)

 

III.    Approval of Minutes

IV.    Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.             Consent Agenda

2.             Approval of Town of Crawford and Town of Wallkill SRO Agreements

3.             CSE/CPSE Recommendations

4.             Approval of Participation in Personalized Learning cohort

5.             Presentation: Opening of School     

6.             Presentation: Pine Bush High School Summer Academy Program

7.             Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS)

 8.             Presentation: Human Rights Academy

9.             Presentation: Agricultural Academy               

10.          Update/Discussion: Verizon Wireless

 

                *****     Public Participation     *****

11.          Acknowledgement of Receipt and Acceptance – Donation

12.          Upcoming Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

Board Discussion: Strategic Goals

 

V.             Business & Finance

 1.             Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.             District Treasurer’s Report/Cash Flow

3.             Board Approval of Agreement for Special Education Services

4.             Authorize Funding / Capital Reserve Fund

                 *****     Public Participation     *****

VI.            Consideration of Executive Session

 

VII.           Adjournment

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – September 10, 2019

AGENDA

I.               Call to Order                 5:30 PM

Consideration of Executive Session          5:30 PM

RE: Discussion re: Attorney/Client Privilege,

Board Communications, Litigation, Particular Contracts

Anticipate Reconvening to Recognition/Regular Session   6:45 PM/7:00 PM

 

II             Student Recognition

The Board of Education will recognize the following students for achieving a score of 5 on their AP Exams during the 2018-2019 school year:   

2018-2019 Grade 10, AP European History

  • Georgia Camacho
  • Krista Edwards
  • Alexander O’Flaherty

 

2018-2019 Grade 11, AP US History

  • James Acton
  • Dylan Cline-Larsen
  • Trent Cline-Larsen
  • Dylana Gutierrez
  • Corey Irwin
  • Tyler Landivar
  • Katherine Langlitz
  • Salvatore Mecca
  • Ellen Schoenberg
  • John (Jack) Torpey
  • Paul Viscardo

 

2018-2019 Grade 12 (Graduates) AP US Government and Politics

Aidan Alwang

  • Christopher Gibson
  • Nora Hines
  • Emily Morse
  • Karina Villanueva Frausto
  • Ashley Weisman

 

2018-2019 Grade 11 AP English Language and Composition

  • James Acton
  • Trent Cline Larsen
  • Micahla Marner
  • Ellen Schoenberg
  • John (Jack) Torpey

 

2018-2019 Grade 12 (Graduate) AP Chemistry

  • Kristi Zelonis

 

2018-2019 AP (Graduate) Physics

  • Kiyan Hocek

 

2018-2019 AP Computer Science Principles

  • Justin Ceiley (Grade 11)
  • Mya Karinchak (Graduate)

 

The Board of Education will recognize the following students for achieving a score of 100 on their Regents Exams during the 2018-2019 school year:   

2018-2019 Transition Regents Exam in Global History and Geography (Grade 10)

  • Caleb Arena
  • Georgia Camacho
  • Holly Kolmel

 

2018-2019 Regents Common Core Exam – Algebra I (Grade 8)

  • Jade Armstrong
  • Giovanna Brooks
  • Pooja Patel

 

2018-2019 Regents U.S. History and Government (Grade 11)

  • Aaliyah Austin
  • Katherine Langlitz

 

2018-2019 Regents Common Core Exam in Geometry (Grade 9)

  • Madeleine Cerone
  • Julian Lazaro
  • Gabrielle Rodriguez

 

2018-2019 Regents Common Core Exam in English Language Arts (Grade 11)

  • Allison Demetres
  • Katherine Langlitz
  • John (Jack) Torpey

 

2018-2019 Regents Physical Setting/Physics (Grade 11)

  • Tyler Landivar
  • John (Jack) Torpey

 

2018-2019 Regents Physical Setting/Chemistry (Grade 10)

  • Alexander O’Flaherty

 

III.           Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes of the August 20, 2019 board meetings as submitted by the District Clerk.

 

IV.          Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.            Consent Agenda

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following revised consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools: ON WEBSITE

 

2.            Approval of Town of Crawford and Town of Wallkill SRO Agreements

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is authorized to execute an agreement with the Town of Crawford and Town of Wallkill for the purpose of facilitation and implementation of the School Resources Officer program for the school year, in accordance with the agreement on file with the District Clerk.

Date: September 10, 2019

 

3.            Approval of CSE & CPSE Placement Recommendations

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the Committee on Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education placement recommendations as submitted by the CSE & CPSE Chairpersons, and reviewed by Trustee Meier.

 

4.            Approval of Participation in Personalized Learning Cohort

The Board of Education is asked to approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District affirms its continued participation in the National Cohort of Schools committed to implementing Personalized Learning, and be it further resolved that the Superintendent of Schools is authorized to affirm our commitment.     

                Date: September 10, 2019

 

5.            Presentation: Opening of School

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide a brief overview of our opening week.

 

6.            Presentation: High School Academy Program

Principal Aaron Hopmayer will present a report on the Academy Program.

 

7.            Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS)

Brian Miros, Summer School Administrator will present a report on Secondary Summer School A PowerPoint will be provided.             

 

8.            Presentation: Human Rights Academy

John Tobin will present on our Human Rights Academy. A PowerPoint will be provided.

 

9.            Presentation: Agricultural Academy

Shawn Powell, Lisa Metz, and Janine Brutvan will present on our Agricultural Academy. A PowerPoint will be provided.

 

10.          Update/Discussion: Verizon Wireless

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide an update pertaining to consideration of a mini cell phone tower with Verizon Wireless on the south end of the district, followed by a board discussion.

 

              *****     Public Participation     *****

 

11.          Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of a donation 10 backpacks filled with school supplies for students on behalf of the Stewart Air National Guard, provided to the district by Staff Sgt. Shawn Dailey and Airman Benvenuto.

 

12.          Upcoming Board Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

Our upcoming board meetings and events should be announced Tuesday evening.

The start time for the regular sessions of our board meetings –   7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.       

                Regular Board Meetings:

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School
  • Monday, October 7, 2019, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

 

                Other District Meetings:

  • September 23, 2019, 5:00 PM at District Office Audit Committee Mtg.

 

                Upcoming Events:

  • September 18, 2019 Early Dismissal Drill
  • September 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM PBHS National Honor Society Induction
  • September 30, 2019 Rosh Hashanah – No School
  • Dictionary Presentations by Wallkill East Rotary at Elementary Schools   

                E. J. Russell Elementary School: October 15, 2019 at 9:20 AM

                Pine Bush Elementary School: October 15, 2019 at 10:15 AM

                Pakanasink Elementary School: October 17, 2019 at 9:20 AM

                Circleville Elementary School: October 17, 2019 at 10:15 AM

 

  • October 29, 2019, MHSSC Staff Development Workshop, 4:30 PM dinner/5:00 PM program to be held at Mt. St. Mary College presented by the law firm of Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP entitled Tinker at 50: How Have Technology & Political Discourse Affected the Analysis?

(advise Debbie June or Jayna McAteer if interested in attending).

 

Board Discussion: Strategic Goals

 

V.            Business & Finance

1.            Claims Auditor’s Reports

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following Claims Auditor’s Reports as submitted:

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0011 dated 8/13/2019 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 580,693.20

  • Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 004946-004953)          $       19,324.84
  • General Fund (37 checks 059472-059508)            $   561,368.36

 

                    Total          $              580,693.20

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0012 dated 8/22/2019 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 216,802.37

  • Trust & Agency Acct. (5 checks 003969-003973)    $    216,802.37

                     Total          $              216,802.37

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0013, dated 8/29/2019 check run, authorizing payments in     the amount of $ 4,312,198.29

 Cafeteria Fund (5 checks 004954-004958)         $      3,096.06

 Crispell SAF (1 check 002307)         $         350.00

 HS Activity Fund  (3 checks 003896-003898)      $  13,148.43                                         

Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)   $   10,756.85

Federal Fund (9 checks 002458-002466)    $  253,680.83                                         

General Fund (122 check 059510- 059631)     $   4,030,432.12

District Activity AC (1 check 004663)  $  734.00

                          Total          $           4,312,198.29

2.            District Treasurer’s Report

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Report for the periods of July 1, 2019 through July 31, 2019 .

                                                ■             General Fund Reports: 

                                                                Monthly Treasurer’s Reports / Transfers

                                                                Budget Status

                                                ■             Monthly Treasurer’s Reports / Budget Status for:

                                                                School Lunch Fund

                                                                Capital Fund

                                                                Federal Fund

                                                ■             Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for:

                                                                Trust & Agency Fund     

                                                                District-wide Activity Fund

                                                                Student Activity Funds for: Pine Bush High School,                                          

                                                                Circleville Middle School and Crispell Middle School

                                                                Expendable Trust Fund (Scholarships)

                                                                Academy of Finance

                                                                Human Services Academy

                                                                Debt Service

 

3.            Board Approval of Agreement for Special Education Services

Recommend the Board of Education approve the agreement for Special Education Services with Kiryas Joel UFSD for the 2019-2020 school year, and authorize the Board President to sign said agreement on behalf of the District.

Dated: August 20, 2019

 

4.         Authorize Funding / Capital Reserve Fund

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush CSD Board of Education authorize the transfer of $2,000,000 from available Fund Balance to the Capital Reserve Fund effective June 30, 2019.

Date: September 10, 2019        

                     *****     Public Participation     *****

 

VI.          Consideration of Executive Session

VII.         Adjournment

 

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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