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School Board Holding Work Session Tonight

The Lower Moreland School District will discuss numerous items on the agenda tonight.

The following agenda was posted on lmtsd.org. The Board of Directors will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Pine Road Board Room.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Open Work Session

I. Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Murawsky

II. Presentations

Question and Answers related to Options 1, 2 & 3 of the Feasibility Study
Superintendent’s Update – Dr. Marykay Feeley
o District Goals for 2012-13 School Year

III. Personnel

A. Request approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2012-2013 school year:

Pine Road School

- Pine Road Patrol Corps, Darrin Mickle, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
Intramurals (First Semester), Darrin Mickle, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Intramurals (Second Semester), Darrin Mickle, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit total $975.00

Murray Avenue School

- Head Hockey (7/8), Elyssa Nemeroff, Level II, 5.5 Units, Unit Total $1925.00
Assistant Boys Basketball (7/8), Karl Powidzki, Level II, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1750.00
- Head Softball (7/8), Craig Freeman, Level III, 5.5 Units, Unit Total $2062.50
String Orchestra (6th), Amanda Handfinger, Level III, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $1125.00
- Symphonic Orchestra (7/8), Amanda Handfinger, Level III, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $1125.00
- Choral Director (6th), Amanda Handfinger, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Dramatics, Music – Caitlin Loeffler Stein, Level I, 2.0 Units, Unit Total $650.00
- News Studio (1/2 Contract), Stephen Kelly, Level I, 5.5 Units, Unit Total $1787.50
- Choral Director (7/8), Chelsea Dehner, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Jazz Band (1/2 Contract), Michelle Lillie, Level I, 2.5 Units, Unit Total $812.50
- Band (6th), Michelle Lillie, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Band (7/8), Michelle Lillie, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Assistant Soccer (7/8), Michael Harding, Level I, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1625.00
- Science Club (7/8), Denise Meyers, Level I, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1625.00

High School

- Assistant Hockey, Jessica Brown, Level I, 8.0 Units, Unit Total $2600.00
- Dramatics Light and Sound, John Haldeman, Level II, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1400.00
- French Club, Mara Bailis, Level III, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1500.00
- Mock Trial, John Haldeman, Level III, 7.0 Units, Unit Total $2625.00
- Orchestra, Sarah Gulish, Level I, 6.0 Units, Unit Total $1950.00
- Tech Crew (Not Dramatics), John Haldeman, Level II, 2.0 Units, Unit Total $700.00
- World Affairs Council, Carole Burton-Haldeman, Level I, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1300.00
- Student Council, Gregory Pezza, Level II, 8.0 Units, Unit Total $2800.00
- News Studio (1/2 Contract), Gregory Pezza, Level II, 7.5 Units, Unit Total $2625.00
- Debating Advisor Assistant, Nick Solomon, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- Art Club (1/2 Contract), Stefanie Elfstrom, Level I, 2.0 Units, Unit Total $650.00
- Art Club (1/2 Contract), Angela Sweigart, Level II, 2.0 Units, Unit Total $700.00
- Head Girls Basketball, Richard Becker, Level III, 15.0 Units, Unit Total $5625.00
- Varsity Group, Chelsea Dehner, Level I, 9.0 Units, Unit Total $2925.00
- Music Connection Club, Thomas Church, Level II, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $1050.00
- Girls Diving, Kevin Maginn, Level II, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1400.00
- Boys Diving, Kevin Maginn, Level II, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1400.00
- Science Club, Denise Meyers, Level I, 4.0 Units, Unit Total $1200.00
- 10th Grade Class Sponsor, Greg Pezza, Level I, 2.0 Units, Unit Total $650.00
- Interact Club, Kimberly McGlonn-Nelson, Level I, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1625.00
- Buddy Club, Katie Johnson, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00
- SADD, Justin Beck, Level I, 7.0 Units, Unit Total $2275.00
- Concert Choir, Chelsea Dehner, Level I, 3.0 Units, Unit Total $975.00

B. Request approval of Dave Champion as Mentor for Gregory Boccuti, Music, Pine Road School for the full year at a stipend of $1000.00.

C. Request approval of an FMLA for Karen Reese, Murray Avenue School, Health & Physical Education, effective October 3, 2012 through October 26, 2012.

D. Request approval of an FMLA for Mary Patz, Pine Road School, Secretary, effective September 6, 2012 through October 9, 2012.

E. Request approval of Kathleen Krupa, Professional Employee, Pine Road School, Technology Teacher, Class VII-Step 1, effective at a date to be determined.

IV. Curriculum

A. Update on Title I parents meeting.

B. Update on ESOL parents meeting.

C. Update on Wellness Committee.

D. Request approval to attend Professional Meetings as attached.

V. Buildings and Grounds

A. Request approval of Art, Music and Culture Class to use the High School BandRoom, Lobby and Room 107 to put on a final show for friends and family, January 17, 2013 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm. No fee.

B. Request approval of LMSD Instrumental Music Program to sue the High School Auditorium for Lower Moreland School District All Band Night, March 11 through March 15, 2013 as attached. No fee.

C. Request approval of Pine Road PTA to use the Pine Road Lobby, Back Lobby and Multi-Purpose Room for a PTA Record Hop to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand and the Valley Youth Center on October 19, 2012 from 6:00pm-11:00pm. No fee.

D. Request approval of LMHS Guidance to use the High School Auditorium for a “Financial Aid Workshop for Students and Parents” on November 12, 2012 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. No fee.

E. Request approval of Murray Avenue School to use the High School Auditorium for an Antibullying/Cyberbulling Parent Presentation with Deb McCoy on October 25, 2012 from 6:30pm-9:30pm. No fee.

F. Request approval of Lower Moreland High School Staff to use the High School Auditorium for “College Planning Night for Juniors and Parents” on January 10, 2013 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. No fee.

VI. Business and Finance

A. Request approval of the checklist dated 9/27/12 in the amount of $308,475.39.

VII. School Board

A. Request approval of an agreement between Lower Moreland School District and Bucks County Intermediate Unit for placement of student #5267 in a Life Skills Support classroom at Maple Point Middle School, at a cost of $37,284.00. As attached.

B. Request approval of two (2) Transportation Agreements between Lower Moreland Township School District and Upper Moreland School District as per attached.

VIII. Discussion

A. Use of the Tennis Courts

IX. General Information

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7:00pm in the Pine Road Boardroom.

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