April 16, 2012

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

(There are no communications at this time.)

PRESENTATIONS

1. Introduction of Elizabeth Douglas, 8th grade student and Secretary of School Spirit for the Student Council at Galloway Township Middle School.

2. Proposed Galloway Township Middle School Wrestling Club Sharon Kurtz, Principal; Carl Dolente, Assistant Principal; and John O'Kane, Classroom Assistant

3. Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Jersey Shore Science Fair:

  • Deanna Bigio - Third Place Project: "Martial Artists ...They Don't Feel a Thing"
  • Gitika Malhotra - Honorable Mention Project: "Drink at Your Own Risk"
  • Caitlyn Fee - Participant Project: "Going...Going...Dark"
  • Nick Polis - Participant Project: "Water: Dirty or Clean"
  • Science Teacher - Debra Sommers

4. Congratulations to the following members of the Galloway Township Middle School "Grizzlies" Volleyball team that won the Atlantic Cape Junior High Division I Championship with a perfect 10-0 season:

  • Emily Chen Matt Schaaf
  • Matt Glick Joey Santiago
  • Darcy McLaughlin John Searight
  • Bobby Maguire Jennifer Severino
  • Abbas Malik Mitul Surti
  • Emma Nickerson Serena Thong
  • Carlos Rivera Tiffany Vibora
  • Captains - Eshani Choksi and Courtney Olson
  • Managers - Tiffany Bell and Kaitlyn Juliano
  • Coach - Tim Waldman

B. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment B.1)
  2. Student Enrollment Report as of March 30, 2012 (Attachment B.2)
  3. Out of school suspensions for the month of March, 2012 (Attachment B.3)
  4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the reporting period from March 16 to April 12, 2012 (Attachment B.4)
  5. Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report presented to the Board on March 19, 2012 for the reporting period from February 10, 2012 to March 15, 2012

6. Update and Discussion: Transportation

C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution to accept the letter of intent to retire from Sandy Hoffman, nurse at Galloway Township Middle School, with regret, effective June 30, 2012. Ms. Hoffman has been employed by the Galloway Public School District for 24 years and her dedication and commitment to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.
  2. Resolution to approve the retirement of Helene A. Berchtold, food service staff member, with regret, effective January 1, 2012. Ms. Berchtold was employed by the Galloway Public School District for 23 years and her dedication and commitment to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.
  3. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Thomas Reilly, custodian at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective April 20, 2012.

4. Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2011-2012 school year effective April 17, 2011 through June 30, 2012 pending successful completion of
criminal history review. Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-SB-SA

  • Jean St. Martin-Shah: Certified $80.00 per day
  • Sonia Taggart: Certified $80.00 per day
  • Nicole Sweiderk: Certified $80.00 per day
  • Britney Baumgartel: Non-Certified $75.00 per day
  • Jose DelRosario: Non-Certified $75.00 per day
  • David McMahon: Non-Certified $75.00 per day

C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

5. Resolution to approve the following substitute custodians for the 2011-2012 school year effective April 17, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $7.50 per hour; Account #11-000-262-22-00-SB-SA
Ann Marie Bings
Carmon Alomia-Hood

RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

6. Resolution to approve the following staff for the Summer Theater Program beginning Monday, June 25, 2012 through Friday, July 27, 2012: Salary: $25.55 per hour; Account #63-800-320-101-00-SA
Brian Conover
Angela Ret
Patricia Yamaguchi

7. Resolution to approve the following staff for the Summer Pops Program beginning Monday, June 25, 2012 through Wednesday, August 1, 2012: Salary: $25.55 per hour; Account #63-800-320-101-00-SA
Benjamin Fong
Patrick O'Keefe
Jeremiah Paton

8. Resolution to approve Sue Flicker as the nurse for Summer Pops and Summer Theater from Monday, June 25, 2012 through Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Salary: $25.55 per hour; Account #63-800-320-101-00-SA

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Resolution to approve Arthur Rann 4th grade students to do a community service project in Patriot Park in the Community Garden on April 20, 2012 (rain date 4/27/12).
2. Resolution to approve Galloway Township Middle School students to attend the annual Student Council Recognition Picnic at Veterans Memorial Park on June 1,2012.
3. Resolution to approve Galloway Township Middle School students to attend the 8th grade annual trip to Outdoor World on June 6, 2012 (rain date June 8, 2012).
4. Resolution to approve home instruction for Smithville student, M.V., special education (due to illness), 10 hours per week, up to 60 days beginning March 14, 2012. Account #11-150-100-320-00-00

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolution for formal Board action, by the School Business Administrator, Timothy E. Kelley:
1. Resolution to approve SVE to attend 7th grade in Galloway Township Public Schools, for 67 days at a cost of $4,551.98 ($67.94 per diem X 67 days) beginning March 3, 2012 through June 12, 2012. (DYFS placement - tuition billed to home district)

2. Resolution to approve MH to attend 7th grade in Galloway Township Public Schools, for 105 days at a cost of $12,060.30 ($114.86 per diem X 105 days) beginning January 9, 2012 through June 12, 2012. (DYFS placement - tuition billed to home district)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, at the regular meeting on April 23, 2012 by the School Business Administrator, Timothy E. Kelley, and the Finance Committee:

  1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for March 31, 2012. (Attachments E.1and E.1a)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachments E.2)
Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.3)
Special Income Detail. (Attachments E.4)

  1. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for March 2012 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)
  2. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for March 31, 2012. (Attachment E.6)
  3. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of March 31, 2012 after review of the secretary's monthly financial reports (appropriations section) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, that to the best of our knowledge, no major account or fund has been over expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(b) and there have been no changes in anticipated revenue sources and/or amounts so that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
  4. Resolution to approve the Secretary's and Treasurer's Report for the month(s) of March 31, 2012. (Attachment E.7)
  5. Resolution to approve the April Bill List - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.8)
  6. Resolution to approve the April transfers - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
Informational Item: Update on the April 2nd and April 11th job site meetings.

G. POLICY: There are no policies to be reviewed at this time.

H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

1. The Galloway Renegades Organization has requested the use of the GTMS cafetorium on Saturday, April 7, 2012 for a reception from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(Custodial fee of 1- ½ times the prevailing rate is applicable. Administrative approval was granted
prior to board meeting.)

2. PAL has requested the use of the GTMS gymnasium on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from March 27, 2012 through June 28, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for basketball.
(Administrative approval was granted prior to board meeting.)

I. NOTICE OF MEETINGS
April 23, 2012 Regular Meeting of the Board GTMS 7:00 P.M.

J. SPECIAL EVENTS

  • April 28, 2012 Education Foundation "People of the Year" Dinner Dance The Carriage House 6:00 p.m.
  • May 10, 2012 Spring Open House GTMS 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • June 2, 2012 Education Foundation 5K/1Mile Fun Run - Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • June 5, 2012 District Retirement Celebration The Carriage House 5:00 p.m.
  • June 12, 2012 GTMS Promotional Ceremonies 4:00, 5:30, 7:00, 8:30 p.m.

Spring Concerts

  • May 9, 2012 GTMS Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble 7:00 p.m.
  • May 15, 2012 Arthur Rann Elementary School 7:00 p.m.
  • May 17, 2012 Roland Rogers EXPO and Concert 6:30 p.m.
  • May 22, 2012 Reeds Road Elementary School 7:00 p.m.
  • May 22, 2012 Smithville Elementary School 7:00 p.m.
  • May 30, 2012 Galloway Township Middle School 7:00 p.m.

K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.
Activity: NJDOE Legal Update
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Timothy Kelley 4/19/12 Registration: $75.00 11-000-251-592-00-00

Activity: NSTA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Forum and Expo
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Cyndy Legowski 5/17 & 18/12 Registration: $125.00 (each) 11-000-223-580-16-01
Tina Pruna " " "

Informational Items:
Activity: Coastal Learning Seminar "Self Mutilation Behavior in Youth and Adults"
Staff Name Date Expenses
Patti Stewart 3/30/12 None
Nicole Fedeli " "
(Administrative approval given prior to meeting)

Activity: 2012 Spring Book Look Workshop
Staff Name Date Expenses
Rosemary Hansberry 4/19/12 None

Activity: New School Lunch Regulations
Staff Name Date Expenses
Robbin Remster 4/26/12 None

Activity: Ropes Course by AtlantiCare
Staff Name Date Expenses
Angela McDonough 5/1/12 None

Activity: When a Family Has Been Affected by Cancer
Staff Name Date Expenses
Christine Butterhof 5/23/12 ETTC hours
Patricia Palumbo " "
Lindsey Zabelski " "

Activity: NJ ASK 6-8 Math Committee Workshop - Work with Measurement, Inc.
Staff Name Date Expenses
Carol deRuyter 6/13-15; 7/17-20;
8/14-17; 8/22-23/2012 None

L. OLD BUSINESS

M. NEW BUSINESS

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • Student Matters - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
  • Personnel - Superintendent's evaluation
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