Northampton Area School District

THE MORNING AFTER

A Capsule of the Board of Education's Deliberations and Actions

Board Reorganization Meeting

December 5, 2005

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

At the Reorganization Meeting of the Board of Education, Robert Koch was elected President of the Board and Jean Rundle was elected Vice President of the Board. 

The Board approved the following:

    Workshops     Regular Meetings    Combined Workshop/Regular Meeting

    January 9       January 16              - - - -

    February 6      February 13            - - - -

    March 13         March 20                - - - -

    April 3             April 10                  - - - -

    May 8              May 15                   - - - -

    June 12           June 19                  - - - -

     - - - -               - - - -                       July 17

     - - - -               - - - -                       August 7

     - - - -               - - - -                       August 21

     Sept. 11         Sept. 18                - - - -

     October 9      October 16             - - - -

     Nov. 6            Nov. 13                  - - - -

     - - - -               - - - -                      Dec. 4 (& Reorganization)

          All Workshops and Meetings will be held at the Senior High School Auditorium.

          Policy - Jean Rundle, Robert Koch, and Jim McRell

         Meet and Discuss - Geraldine Skrapits, Madelyn Kemp, and Cory Fenstermaker

               Facilities - David Gogel, Jean Rundle, Geraldine Skrapits, and Richard Zuercher

        Legislative - Richard Zuercher and Jane Erdo

         Act 93 - Jean Rundle, Madelyn Kemp, and Geraldine Skrapits

         Technology - Cory Fenstermaker, Geraldine Skrapits, and Jim McRell

         Employee Benefit Trust - Richard Zuercher

         Contract Negotiations - Jean Rundle, Madelyn Kemp, and Jim McRell

         Safe School Task Force - Geraldine Skrapits, Jean Rundle, and Jim McRell

         Northampton Community College - Nick Politi

         Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School - David Gogel and Cory Fenstermaker

         Colonial Intermediate Unit #20 - Jane Erdo

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Northampton Area School District

THE MORNING AFTER

A Capsule of the Board of Education's Deliberations and Actions

Regular Board Meeting

December 5, 2005

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education on December 5, 2005, Mr. Conner presented the PDE Keystone Achievement Awards to the four elementary principals.  He also gave an overview of the Middle School Improvement Plans in reading and mathematics.  Mark Thompson, MKSD, presented the architect report.  Henry Guarriello, D’Huy Engineering, presented the engineer report.  Dr. Ott announced English teacher Paula Ulrich was voted Teacher of the Quarter recently by Radio Station WLEV and will receive $1,000 for materials for her classroom.  Mr. Paccio presented the Technology Steering Committee report, Mr. Gogel presented the Facilities Committee report, Mr. Politi presented the NCC report, and Brittney Hein presented an update on Student Council activities.

The Board approved the following:

         Name                        School

         Joanne M. Schultz     Lehigh

         Donna L. Zangari        Borough

    Crystal Manning - Mondays and Tuesdays, effective December 5, 2005.  Salary will be $7.00 per hour, without benefits.  

    Debra Bednarcik - Wednesdays and Thursdays, retroactive to November 30, 2005.  Salary will be $7.40 per hour, without benefits.  

                      K4 22 5A-T127A 0501,             ‘01, ‘02, ‘03    $2,682.30  Trailer removed from  park as of 7/1/05    

                Herczeg, Michael & Melissa