Close Board of Education Meeting

Galion Middle School Computer Lab
Tuesday, April 16 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    1. PRELIMINARY ITEMS

    1.1 Roll Call

    1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

    1.3 Adopt Agenda

    1.4 Acknowledgement of Guests

    1.5 Community Input

    1.6 Correspondence

    2. PRESENTATIONS

    2.1 Crawford Success Center
    Ms. Amanda Sheets

    Crawford Success Center would like to recognize the following students for donating their artwork to the Art for Success Scholarship Event:

    • David Harper
    • Haley Phelps
    • Ryan Utz

    2.2 2020 Cross-Curricular trip to Costa Rica
    Ms. Jenna Bollinger and Mrs. Laura Gibson

    2.3 ADDENDUM ITEM - BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVAL - COSTA RICA CROSS CULTURAL TRIP

    The Board of Education acknowledges that Galion City School District Students may participate in a non school district sponsored trip to Costa Rica during the summer on 2020 as presented to the Board in Item 2.2 by Ms. Jenna Bollinger and Mrs. Laura Gibson.


    2.4 Galion Primary School Presentation and Recognition
    Mrs. Melisa Watters and Mrs. Katy Erlsten

    Presenters from the Primary School:

    • Adylina Troiano
    • Lucciano Troiano
    • Teresa Troiano
    • Laura Humberson
    • Jenny Jackson

    3. RECOGNITION

    Recognize the Galion City Schools Food Service Department at all buildings (4th year in a row), as well as the Galion Booster Club - Football Concession and the Galion Booster Club - High School Concession (3rd year in a row).


    4. TREASURER'S REPORT

    5. DONATIONS

    Recommend to accept a $1,465.00 donation from the Softball Parents Club for new athletic uniforms.

    Recommend to accept a $250.00 donation from the Wrestling Parents Club for new athletic uniforms.

    Recommend to accept a $5,000.00 donation from the Walter R. Hessenauer Foundation for new League Championship Banners to hang in the High School gymnasium.

    Recommend to accept $3,400 from the Walter R Hessenauer Foundation for the benefit of  Galion City Schools Music Programs to purchase a Clavinova Console Digital Piano.


    6. REPORTS & DISCUSSION

    6.1 Superintendent's Report
    Mr. James Grubbs, Superintendent

    7. SUPERINTENDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS- PERSONNEL
    Mr. James Grubbs, Superintendent

    7.1 Certified

    Recommend to approve a change of placement on the pay scale, per Negotiated Agreement, for Michael Moore, Galion High School Teacher, from Bachelors + 24 to Masters, effective March 25, 2019.

    Recommend to approve the extension of the following Long Term Substitute Teacher Contract through May 24, 2019:

    • Olivia Fox

    7.2 Athletic Extra-Duty

    Recommend to accept the resignation of Matt Valentine, Head Boys Basketball Coach, effective March 26, 2019.


    8. RESOLUTION - NON-RENEW SUPPLEMENTAL/EXTRA-DUTY CONTRACTS

    Recommend to approve the non-renewal of all individuals holding a supplemental or extra-duty contract with the district at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:


    9. 2019-2020 ATHLETIC CODE OF CONDUCT
    Mr. Kyle Baughn, Athletic Director

    Recommend to approve the Galion City Schools Athletic Code of Conduct for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:


    10. 2019-2020 FAN CODE OF CONDUCT
    Mr. Kyle Baughn, Athletic Director

    Recommend to approve the Fan Code of Conduct for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:


    11. RESOLUTION - OHIO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

    Recommend to adopt the following resolution authorizing membership in the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) for the 2019-2020 school year:


    12. RESOLUTION - STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK

    Recommend to approve a resolution recognizing May 6-10, 2019 as Galion City Schools Staff Appreciation Week, and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, as attached:


    13. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REQUIRED THIRD GRADE ASSESSMENTS IN PAPER FORMAT

    Recommend to approve a resolution allowing the required third grade assessments to be administered in a paper format, as attached:


    14. 2019 GALION GRADERS BASEBALL INC AGREEMENT

    Recommend to approve an agreement between the Galion Board of Education and Galion Graders Baseball Inc. for the 2019 season, as attached:


    15. TITLE I - ANNUAL NOTICE

    The Galion City School District Board of Education enhances the educational program for educationally disadvantaged students with the use of federal funding. Title I funding ensures that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on Ohio's challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments. A complete copy of Galion's Title I Services Policy 2261, Parents Participation in Title Programs Policy 2261.01, and Parent's Right to Know Policy 2261.02 are linked below.


    16. BREAKFAST & LUNCH PRICES FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

    Recommend to approve the breakfast and lunch prices for school year 2019-2020, as follows:

    • All student breakfasts with milk:  $1.75
    • High School & Middle School lunch with milk:  $3.25
    • Intermediate School & Primary School lunch with milk:  $3.00
    • All students reduced breakfast with milk:  $0.30
    • All students reduced lunch with milk:  $0.40
    • Adult breakfast:  $2.25
    • Adult lunch:  $3.75
    • Only milk:  $0.50

    17. FIELD TRIPS

    17.1 Primary School Field Trips

    Recommend to approve the following field trips for students in the Primary School:

    • Preschool - April 25, 2019 - Gorman Nature Center and the Carousel
    • Kindergarten - May 6-7, 2019 - Lowe Volk Park
    • 1st Grade - May 8, 2019 - Galion Community Theater and Brownella Cottage
    • 2nd Grade - May 13-14, 2019 - Cross Roads Candle Factory

    17.2 Intermediate School Field Trips

    Recommend to approve behavior incentive field trips, for students in the Intermediate School, to Altitude Trampoline Park in Ontario, OH on May 20, 21 and 22, 2019 for two hours each day, one grade per day.


    17.3 2019 French Class Trip

    Recommend to approve the French Class trip, for students in the High School, to Toronto and Niagara Falls on June 3-5, 2019.


    19. EXECUTIVE SESSION

    An executive session is requested for one or more of the following matters to:
    _____ a. consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official, or to consider the investigations of charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee or "regulated individual"; unless the person being investigated of charges or complaints requests a public hearing;
    __xx_ b. consider the purchase or sale of public property if the public interest would be hurt by the premature disclosure of the information;
    _____ c. confer with the public body's attorney for the purpose of considering disputes if a court action concerning the dispute is either pending or imminent;
    __xx_ d. prepare for, conduct, or review negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees;
    _____ e. consider matters required by federal laws, or rules, or state statutes to be kept confidential;
    _____ f. consider specialized details of security arrangements if the information could be used for criminal purposes.
    _____g. no action taken.
    RECESS TIME:  8:25 PM
    RECONVENE TIME:  9:35 PM


    20. ADJOURN

    Meeting Adjourned at: 9:35 PM


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