northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of education’s deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

APRIL 14, 2014

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

·       Resignation of Michele Orsulak, Itinerant ESL Teacher at the High School and Middle School, effective April 4, 2014.

·       Mr. Sansone and approximately thirty (30) students and four (4) chaperones to travel to New York, NY, on April 19, 2014.  There will be no cost to the District.

·       Resignation of Veronica Bocian as Fall Play Advisor, effective April 1, 2014.

·       Resignation of Glenn Kane, Custodian, for the purpose of super-annuated retirement, effective August 22, 2014.

·       Current special education teachers to complete the IEP process including the writing and holding of the IEP meeting for the summer 2014.

·       Resignation of Lindsay Fly as Dance Team Advisor, effective May 5, 2014.

·       The following additions to the District Volunteer Master Listing for the 2013-2014 school year:

                              NAME                                     SCHOOL

                        Laura Basara                           George Wolf

                        Michele Scott-Joseph              Lehigh

                        Andrew Snyder                       Athletic

                        Melissa Hawk                         High School

                        Karen Hein                              High School

                        Cheryl DiGiacomo                  High School

                        Marjorie Moncada                  High School

                        Mary Fries                              High School

                        Judy Odenwelder                    High School

                        Sharon Skrapits                       High School

                        Donna Pinsley                         High School

                        Claudine Smith                        High School

·       Additions and deletions to the Substitute Listing for the 2013-2014 school year.

·       Resignation of Melissa Monteith as K-12 Language Arts Supervisor, effective June 30, 2014.

·       Felicity Hahn-Panovec, 12-Month School Psychologist, effective July 1, 2014.  Her annual salary will be $67,000.00, with benefits, and in accordance with the Act 93 Agreement.

·       Summer School Instructors and their reimbursement based on the current Supplemental Reimbursement for Extra Services – Curriculum and Instruction.  effective dates for the program will be June 23, 2014, through July 31, 2014.

·       Three (3) year service agreement with Solo Pest Control of Walnutport, PA for an annual cost of $4,320.00 with a 0% increase over the three (3) year period.  Effective date: June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2017.

            #2 Fuel oil (Tank Transport) @ $2.9915/gal. to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA

            #2 Fuel oil (Consumer Tank Wagon) @ $3.3928/gal to PAPCO of Ashton, PA                                    #87 Unleaded Gasoline @ $2.938/gal. to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA                         ULS Diesel (Consumer Tank Wagon) @ $3.2148/gal., plus $0.0495/ gal. for winter additive, to                    PAPCO of Ashton, PA

            Off-Road Diesel @ rack plus $0.23/gal., plus $0.02/gal. winter additive, to Lehigh Fuels of

            Whitehall, PA

the applicable years of the settlement.