• CENTENNIAL BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS
     
    BOARD MEETING
    January 8, 2013
    7:00 P.M.

     
    CALL TO ORDER
    Dr. Pollock
    ROLL CALLDr. Pollock
    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Dr. Pollock
     
    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Dr. Pollock
     
    PRESENTATIONS
    Dr. Cressman
     Ron Bernstein, Executive Director, Foundations Community Partnership
    GOOD NEWS!  Attachment
    Mr. Gretton
     
    STUDENT REPORTS
    Mr. Kurnat
    Miss Kemler
    Mr. Ceccoli (alternate)
     
    COMMUNITY COMMENTS
    Dr. Pollock
     
     
    NEW BUSINESS
    BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CENTENNIAL SCHOOL BOARD:
    Dr. Pollock
    1.

    Approves the changes to the William Tennent High School 2013-2014 Program of Studies. Attachment 1

    Mrs. Schrader Lynch
     
    2.
    Approves the Release and Settlement Agreement for student 10-8
    Mrs. Huf
     
    3.

    Accepts the Performance Audit Report of the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s Office for the time period of June 12, 2009 through August 5, 2011.
    Attachment 3

    Mr. Hartline
      
     4.Approves the use of up to three school district buses to be used in the Montgomery/Bucks Bus Road-eo competition for the pre-trip inspection testing at a cost to the district of approximately $200.Attachment 4Ms. Driban
     
     5.Approves the change orders for the McDonald Elementary School project in the amounts of $13,494.19 to increase electric feeder size and $30,280.00 (reimbursed by contractor) to replace damaged heat pumps. Attachment 5Ms. Driban
      
    6.

    Grants final approval for a trip by the William Tennent High School cheerleaders to compete in the National High School Cheerleading Competition in Orlando, Florida, February 8-11, 2013.  The cost to the District is approximately $200.00 for transportation to and from the airport. Attachment 6

    Ms. Driban
    7.

    Approves the attached overnight conference request at an approximate cost to the District of $96.00. Attachment 7

    Mrs. Huf

     

    8.

    Grants final approval for a trip for William Tennent High School German Language students to Jamison, Pennsylvania, March 15-16, 2013.  There is no cost to the District. Attachment 8

    Mrs. Huf
    9.

    Grants final approval for a trip for William Tennent High School student foreign travel to Germany, June 24-July 19, 2013.  There is no cost to the District. Attachment 9

    Mrs. Huf
    10.
    Grants final approval for a trip for William Tennent High School language students to Canada, June 24-June 28, 2013.  There is no cost to the District.
    Attachment 10
    Mrs. Huf
    11.

    Grants preliminary approval for a trip for William Tennent High School PMEA Choral participants to Hatboro-Horsham High School, February  6-8, 2013.  The cost to the District is $440.00. Attachment 11

    Mrs. Huf
    12.

    Approves the attached overnight conference request at an approximate cost to the District of $951.00. Attachment 12

    Mrs. Huf
    13.

    Approves an exception to Policy 7.18, Resident, Non-Resident and Tuition Status, for Student 1-13 to attend McDonald Elementary School for the 2012-2013 school year.  The parent is requesting transportation be provided.

    Mrs. Huf
    14.

    Approves the attached standard contract with Camfel Productions to provide The Pledge Elementary assembly at Willow Dale Elementary School on April 17, 2013 at a cost of $745.00 to the District.  Attachment 14A, Attachment 14B

    Mrs. Huf
    15.

    Approves the Standard Contract for Services with Wordsworth Academy as attached. Attachment 15

    Mrs. Huf
    16.

    Deny waiver of penalties per attached. Attachment 16

    Mr. Hartline
    17.

    Approve change order to Bid number 2013-04, Fencing Installation, Centennial School District Bus Garage. Attachment 17

    Ms. Driban
    18.

    Approves, retroactively, the curriculum materials expenditure of $38,000 for the 2012-2013 school year for the Intensive Learning Support, Life Skills and Autistic Support classes as presented to the Education Committee on 01/07/13. Attachment 18

    Mrs. Schrader Lynch
    19.

    Approves the curriculum materials expenditure of $65,000 for the 2013-2014 school year for the Intensive Learning Support, Life Skills and Autistic Support classes as presented to the Education Committee on 01/07/13. Attachment 19

    Mrs. Schrader Lynch
    20.

    WHEREAS, the role of locally elected school officials has served the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and local communities in meeting the needs of public education since the passage of the Free School Act in 1834; and

    WHEREAS, these local boards have discharged their responsibilities to public education in a manner which has placed public education in the forefront of our educational systems; and

    WHEREAS, locally elected officials have distinguished themselves and their communities in this nonpaid, volunteer public service commitment; and

    WHEREAS, the contributions of these men and women should be recognized and appreciated by those who benefit from the workings of our public school system;

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association hereby proclaims the month of January as School Director Recognition Month in this commonwealth; and

    FURTHER RESOLVE that this proclamation be communicated to all school districts, school officials and local communities in a planned program which brings visibility and awareness of the role of locally elected school officials to the citizenry of this commonwealth.

    Dr. Cressman

    PERSONNEL 
    BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CENTENNIAL SCHOOL BOARD
    approves all personnel recommendations as attached:
         Authorization to Employ 
         Resignations, Retirements, Leaves of Absence
         Per Diem Substitute Professional Staff
         Substitute Support Staff
         Curriculum Resource Team Members
    Mrs. Huf
     
    FINANCIAL  Attachment
    BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CENTENNIAL SCHOOL BOARD
    accepts the:
         Schedule of Bills, Investments, Cafeteria Fund Budget Report – December 2012
         Student Activity/Clearing Fund – December 2012
    and approves the: 
         Fund Profiles/Treasurer's Report – December 2012
         Budgetary Transfers – December 2012
    Mr. Hartline
     
    MINUTES
    BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CENTENNIAL SCHOOL BOARD
    approves the minutes of the:
         Regular School Board Meeting – November 13, 2012 Attachment
         Work Session/Regular School Board Meeting – November 27, 2012 Attachment
         Regular School Board Meeting – December 3, 2012 Attachment
         Work Session/Regular School Board Meeting – December 11, 2012 Attachment
    Mrs. Huf
     
    BOARD DISCUSSION AND COMMENT
    Dr. Pollock
     
    REPORTS
    Dr. Pollock
    EDUCATION COMMITTEE Mrs. Schrader Lynch
      FINANCE COMMITTEE Mr. Hartline
    OPERATIONS COMMITTEE Ms. Driban
     
    Bucks County School Directors Legislative Council LiaisonMrs. Schrader Lynch
    Bucks County Schools Intermediate Unit #22Mr. Hartline
    PSBA RepresentativeMr. Miller
    Middle Bucks Institute of Technology Executive CouncilMrs. Huf
     
    COMMUNICATIONS
    Dr. Pollock
     
    ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY COMMENTS
    Dr. Pollock
     
    SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEETINGS/CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Attachment
    Ms. Driban
     
    ADJOURNMENT
     
    Note:  The motions approving contracts shall not be construed as altering in any respect the terms, conditions, and limitations contained in any contract.  No summary of the contract contained in the agenda or the minutes is intended to alter in any respect the terms, conditions, or limitations contained in any contract.  In all instances, the terms, conditions, and limitations of the contract document(s) itself and not the summary shall control.