northampton area school district



Text Box: A Capsule of the Board of Educationís Deliberations and Actions
Regular Board Meeting 
July 11, 2011
 (Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)









At the regular meeting of the Board of Education, the Board approved the following:


        Childbearing/childrearing leave for Valarie Marks for the period beginning on or about October 24, 2011, to on or about March 30, 2012, with a return date of April 2, 2012.

        Voluntary transfer of Jeffrey Mertz from Tuesday through Saturday Middle Shift Custodian to Monday through Friday Middle Shift Custodian at the High School, effective July 12, 2011.

        Childbearing/childrearing leave for Adrea Diehl for the period beginning on or about October 25, 2011, to March 14, 2012.

        Transfer of Lori Kuhns, to principal of Lehigh Elementary School, effective January 2, 2012, with no increase in salary.

        Cyndi Dolan, Junior Class Advisor for the High School, effective for the 2011-2012 school year, with an annual stipend of $1,773.00.

        Short Term Elementary Teacher candidates for specified dates during the 2011-2012 school year, including salary.

        Jenna Schooler, TPE Elementary Teacher at Moore Elementary, effective August 29, 2011, at MA, Step 2 and a total annual salary of $48,406.68 for the 2011-2012 school year, pending receipt of Pre-Employment Drug Testing results and official transcripts.

        Carrie Beleno, Principal of the Northampton Borough Elementary Schools, effective January 2, 2012.  Mrs. Belenoís salary will be $85,000 pro-rated with benefits, and in accordance with the Act 93 Agreement.

        Devin Morris, Substitute Student Summer Help, with the compensation rate of $7.25 per hour, effective July 12, 2011, through August 19, 2011, with signed Employee Disclosure Statement and pending receipt of acceptable clearances.

        Adoption of the following new/revised policies, effective July 12, 2011:  113.4 Ė Chapter 15/Section 504, 117 - Homebound Instruction, 210.1 - Possession/Use of Asthma Inhalers/Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, 226 - Searches, 505 - Employment of Substitute Noncertificated Employees, 805 - Emergency preparedness, and 904 - Public Attendance at School Events. 

        The following Real Estate Tax Exonerations:

                                                                                                            TAX AMOUNT              REASON

                  L5-1-12,      Northampton Area School District 2011       $9,378.75              tax exempt entity

        Bills for Payment.

        Attendance of Joseph Kovalchik at the Lehigh University School Study Council 2011 Study Tour to Washington, D.C., from September 27, 2011, through September 30, 2011, at an approximate cost of $750.00.