NORTHAMPTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
THE MORNING AFTER
A Capsule of the Board of Education's Deliberations and Actions
Regular Board Meeting of December 8, 2003
Leibenguth gave the Technology Committee report.
Mr. Politi gave the Northampton Community College report.
Cody Schuler reported on student council activities.
The Board approved the following:
to the listing of volunteers for the 2003-04 school year.
leave for Carrie Eberly, Special Education Teacher at Wolf Elementary
School, effective on or about the PM of June 3, 2004 through the end of the
first semester of the 2004-05 school year, with anticipated return to the
classroom for the beginning of the second semester (January 2005).
transfer of Victoria Milburn to an elementary teacher, effective upon the
hiring of her replacement in special education.
and deletions to the Substitute List, effective December 9, 2003.
of Mary K. Hall, Special Education Teacher at the Senior High School,
effective January 30, 2004, or sooner if her replacement is hired and can
begin teaching immediately.
approving the Security Benefit Flexible Benefits Plan and the Basic Plan
Document at no cost to the District.
and one half dock days for Jodi
Thompson, due to medical reasons.
Gee as a LTS elementary teacher, effective date to be determined, until on
or about May 3, 2004. Her per diem rate of pay will be $199.47, no benefits.
Christine as a LTS Kindergarten teacher, effective on or about January 5,
2004 for the remainder of the 03-04 school year.
Her salary will be $37,500, prorated with benefits.
of Ronald Taylor, Julia Kline, and
the High School newspaper staff at the 79th Annual Columbia Scholastic Press
Convention at Columbia University in New York City, NY March 16-19, 2004 at
a total cost to the district not to exceed $2,592.28 for the chaperones.
Field trips are subject to crisis plan action should the need arise.
school tutoring program at the Middle School for PSSA test preparation for
special education students to begin on January 5, 2004, with the retroactive
action occurring at the January board meeting.
of Miss Simpson, Mrs. Reilly, Mr. Lantzer and participation of the
Big-N-Band, Chorus, and Orchestra at the music festival in Williamsburg, VA
May 6-10, 2004 with a total cost to district of $900.00 for substitutes. Field trips are subject to crisis plan action should the need
of Silke Keeler, Network Specialist, Jayne Hartzog, Instructional Technology Specialist, and John Bendekovits, Middle School
Technology Teacher, at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo
& Conference in Hershey, PA February 22-24, 2004 at an approximate cost
Mogel as Interim Head Coach for the Girls Basketball Team, effective
retroactive to November 25, 2003 until the completion of the necessary
posting and interviewing process. He
will be paid $6,807.00, prorated based on 100% of the stipend as per the
collective bargaining agreement.
of new girls’ head basketball coach and assistant coach as soon as
possible following the necessary posting and interviewing with
appropriate clearances, with
retroactive actions occurring at the January board meeting.
Instructional Assistant position at Lehigh Elementary School to meet special
education needs for the duration of the 2003-04 school year.
C. Yonosh as a LTS Spanish Teacher at the Senior High School, effective for
the second semester of the 2003-04 school year.
Her salary will be $38,300.00 prorated with benefits and is based on
a BA+15 Degree and Step 1 and Year 1 of the current Salary Schedule.
Fixed Discount Program as awarded by the IU20 Joint Purchasing Board for the
period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.
Estate Tax Exonerations:
H6 20 20-M-1, Deutsch, Thomas 2001 & 2002 $313.39 Trailer disconnected from utilities and pad to be trashed and removed from park
H6 20 20-A-49T, Juhasz, Stephen 2001
Trailer disconnected from
utilities and pad to be
trashed and removed from
Hearing Waiver and Agreement for high school student number 2003-03.
of a commemorative gavel to Mr. Ted Fritz in recognition of his years of
service to the Northampton Area School District as School Board President.
Leibenguth as a Board representative on the Facilities Committee.
Skrapits as a Board representative on the Facilities Committee.
Schools, Safe Community Task Force.
for abandonment of the new high school project.