2014.08.18 School Board Regular Meeting

Event Date: 
August 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Description: 

FALMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
FALMOUTH, MAINE
Monday, August 18, 2014
SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR MEETING
7:00 p.m. – Falmouth Town Hall

Citizens in the audience are invited to speak during public comment and/or on a topic that is introduced during the course of the meeting
under New Business. Each citizen is to be limited to one presentation, per citizen, per topic, of not more than three minutes. Audience
participation shall cease on a topic at such time as the chairman calls for board discussion.

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. ADJUSTMENTS TO AGENDA

4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a. June 16, 2014

5. RECOGNITION
a. Maine School Nurse of the Year – Sue Raatikainen

6. COMMUNICATIONS
a. Student Representative Report

7. SUPERINTENDENT

8. LEADERSHIP COUNCIL REPORTS
a. Falmouth Elementary School
b. Falmouth Middle School
c. Falmouth High School
d. Director of Finance and Operations
e. Director of Special Services
f. Technology Director
g. Athletic Director

9. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
a. Current Openings:
Planning Time/Lunch Aide – Elementary School – replacement
High School Nordic Ski Coach
b. New Hires:
James D’Amboise – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – High School (replacement)
Megan Shean – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Elementary School (replacement)
Shannon Fitzgerald – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Middle School (replacement)
Elizabeth Blanchard Wheeler – RTI Ed. Tech. III, Elementary School (replacement)
Katie Frederick – Endorsements Coordinator (Ed. Tech. III - .5 FTE) – High School (new
position)
Lynn McLain – Childcare Teacher Assistant (0.5 FTE) (new position)
Christine Boudreau – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Middle School (replacement)
Lauren Booth – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – High School (replacement)
Dan Entwistle – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – High School (replacement)
Melanie Poperechny – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Elem. School (replacement)
Patricia Powell – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Elem. School (new position)
Alexandria Weiss – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Elem. School (new position)
Meghan Joyce – Ed. Tech. III, Special Education – Elem. School (new position)

10. COMMITTEE AND PROJECT STATUS REPORTS
a. Finance Committee
b. Facilities Committee
c. Policy Committee
d. Wellness Committee
e. PATHS Advisory Committee

11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

12. NEW BUSINESS
(Public comment will be entertained on specific business items prior to Board discussion of all new
business except on items related to individual employment decisions.)
a. Second reading and approval of revisions to policies JICH (Student Substance Use and Possession)
and JICH-R (Student Substance Use and Possession Administrative Procedures)
b. Second reading and approval of revisions to policy JICI-R (Co-Curricular Code of Conduct
Administrative Procedures)
c. Second reading and approval of revisions to policy JLDA (Wellness)
d. Approval of Robin Seeker hired as Special Education Teacher (Elem. School)
e. Approval of Tammy Heathco hired as Guidance Counselor (High School)
f. Approval of Sarah Carr hired as Grade 6 Teacher (Middle School)
g. Approval of Jessica Mowatt hired as Grade 1 long-term sub (Elementary School)
h. Approval of Erica Mazzeo hired as Curriculum Director
i. Approval of Schedule B Fall coaches, including John Mullen hired as Varsity Golf Coach:
High School Football Assistant Coaches:
Leon Smith
Mike McGovern
PJ Dowe
Jemal Murphy
High School Boys Soccer Coaches:
Boys JV Coach: Todd Whitcomb
Boys First Team Coach: Sasa Vukosaljevic
High School Girls Soccer Coach returning:
JV Coach: Britney Dupee
High School Assistant Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach:
Kathleen Duddy
High School Assistant Volleyball Coach:
Molly Northway
Varsity Golf Coach:
John Mullen
Middle School 7th Grade Football Coach:
Enrico Minervino
j. Approval of Building Leadership for 2014-2015 as indicated below:
FES Grade Level Team Leaders
K: Amy Story
1: Josh Olins
2: Laura Merrill/Elizabeth Murphy
3: Jeannie Coppinger/Suzy Palmer
4: Jen Merrifield
5: Rose Hartnett
SpEd/RTI: Karen Dunn/Lesley Fitzgerald
UA: Becky Hanaburgh/Ellen Lowery
FES Content/PLT Leaders
K: Amy Farmer
1: Amy Edwards
2: Suzie Tierney
3: Heather Canty
4: Linda Crumrine
5: Barb Stiles
SpEd/RTI: Sarah Hillery
UA/Arts Enrichment: Cathy Potter
FMS Grade Level Team Leaders
6: Joyce Hebert/Angela Piveronas
7: Ellen Lowery
8: Sara Jones and Shawn Towle
SpEd: Diane Reid
UA: Maureen Sylvia
World Languages (.5): Wendy Fisher
FMS Content/PLT Leaders
ELA: Jilda Izzo
Health/PE: Stephanie Knight
Math: Sally Bennett
Science: Carey Hotaling
Social Studies: Jeremy Stein
UA: Simon Adams/Stephanie Knight
World Languages (.5): Wendy Fisher
FHS Content Team Leaders
English: Mark Melnicove
Guidance (1.5): Danielle Calhoun
Health/PE: Karen Finnegan
Math: Mike Inlow
Science: Kim Blenk
Social Studies: Judith Main
SpEd: Louise Little
VPA: Nisu Seder
World Languages: Catherine Gram
FHS PLT Leaders
English: Mike Casey
Grade 9 (.5): Kathrina Hilinski/Tom Walsh
Math: TBD
Science: Andrew Njaa
Social Studies: Becca Schouvieller
UA: Wendy Northrup
World Languages: Catherine Gram
FHS Action Team Leader
Proficiency-based Diplomas: Kathrina Hilinski/Tom Walsh
13. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC
14. MOTION TO ADJOURN
 

Location:

Town Hall

271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105