Somers Public Schools
October 22, 2012 7:00 PM
BOE Meeting Template
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
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4. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS
4.1. Building Goals Presentation
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There will be a PowerPoint report on building goals.  Building administrators will be available to answer any questions board members may have.

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4.2. Long-Range Plan Review
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Administrators will review their Long-Range Plan requests with the board and answer any questions board members may have.

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5. CORRESPONDENCE
6. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1. Approval of Bills
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7.2. Request for Child-Rearing Leave (N. Dzicek)
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Ms. Nicole Dzicek, SES Grade 3 teacher (.5 FTE) is requesting a child-rearing leave for the remainder of the 2012-2013 school year following the birth of her child in March, 2013.

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8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1. Approval of MBA Field Trip to Washington, D.C.
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MBA Science teacher, Ms. Porter, and Social Studies teacher, Mr. Szafir have requested board approval of a grade 8 field trip to Washington, D.C. in February, 2013.  They will be available to answer any questions board members may have.

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8.2. Donations
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A number of donations totalling $5,300 have been made to the SHS athletic program.  These donations are intended to support improvements to the baseball field.

The Abello Charitable Trust has made a $1,500 donation in support of the 2012-2013 3-POP Program.  This program supports character education and community service initiatives promoted by the Mabelle Avery Middle School.

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8.3. Second Warning/Adoption of DBS Code: 3541.34 - Non-Public School Transportation
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This policy was first warned at the 10/9/12 board meeting and is now ready for formal adoption.

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9. OLD BUSINESS
9.1. Pension Plan Review
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Mr. Case and Mr. Frigo will provide an update to the board regarding the noncertified pension plan for the school department.  Board members will have an opportunity to ask questions about the plan.

10. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
10.1. SHS Senior Exit Survey
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Mr. Cotzin's 2012 Senior Exit Report is included in the packet.  He will be available to answer any questions board members may have.

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11. COMMITTEE REPORTS
11.1. Budget
11.2. Curriculum
11.3. Policy
11.4. Salary & Negotiations
11.5. Planning
11.6. Other Committees
12. OTHER
13. ADJOURNMENT
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