Board of Education Members

From Left: John Downey, Phil Nofziger, Karen Beck, Roel Galvan, Jeremy Hurst

Phil Nofziger, President         pnofziger@archboldschools.org

John Downey, Vice Pres.         jdowney@archboldschools.org

Karen Beck                                 karenbeck@archboldschools.org

Roel Galvan                          rgalvan@archboldschools.org

Jeremy Hurst                        jmhurst@archboldschools.org










Current Board Meeting Report

February 12, 2018

Superintendent Report

Last week we were able to complete classroom walkthroughs of every classroom in the middle school and elementary buildings.  These planned out and focused walkthroughs give us the opportunity to see our teachers posting objectives, using formative assessment, and utilizing other effective teaching methods.


At our four, countywide superintendent meeting I was able to share our ideas for graduation requirements.  All of the 22 districts there, were given the chance to provide feedback and give input.  Although Laura Kohler was not able to attend from the State Board of Education, she asked that we share our discussion with her and hopefully this relationship will allow us to have insight and influence on this topic in the future.


Our mid-year newsletter was finished this week and posted to our Facebook Page, webpage, and we printed copies to share with the people at Fairlawn, those who come to the community meal next Tuesday, and also shared them at a few of our local businesses.


Tomorrow night, February 13 the staff of Archbold Schools will be sponsoring the Community Meal.  We hope that people will come out and join us for good food and fellowship!


There are so many exciting things going on the district right now and we have had a lot of recent accomplishments that I am very proud of.  One Book, One School, We the People, Choral and Band awards and accomplishments, elementary math team, spelling bee competitors, mock trial, Super Streaks, and many more.  All of these programs and successes take place because of our outstanding staff and students!

Archbold Area School Board Meeting Minutes for December 12, 2018

Approved January 8, 2018 Organizational Meeting Minutes. 

Approved January 8, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes.

Approved January 2018 Financial Reports.

Accepted the amounts and rates determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certify them to the County Auditor. 

Approved the donation of 576 Candy Canes to the elementary school from Spangler Candy Company in December. 

Approved a transportation contract with Dawn Gerig effective 2/5/18 for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. 

Approved a 3-year contract with Julian & Grube, Inc. to prepare GAAP financial statements in compliance with accounting principles for $5,300 annually.

Approved a 60-month copier contract with Current Office Solutions beginning March 2018.

Approved an overnight trip for the football team to Camp Palmer on July 30th, 2018 and returning July 31st, 2018.

Approved an updated 2018-2019 Archbold Area Schools Calendar, reflecting the correct President’s Day. 

Approved Macey Rupp for early graduation, having met all the requirements as of December 20, 2017.

Approved revisions to Wellness Policy #8510.  

Approved revisions to Class Rank policy #5430.

Approved an overnight choir trip to New York City on March 27-31, 2019.

Approved a one-year contract for Jeremy King as homebound tutor   up to 5 hours per week, for the 2017-2018 school year, effective February 8, 2018.

Accepted the resignation of Matt Cousino as EL custodian, effective January 9, 2018.

Approved a one-year contract for Ron Rice as EL custodian for the 2017-2018 school year, effective January 24, 2018.

Approved Tess Pinter as a certified van driver, having met all certificate requirements pursuant to board policy effective 1/19/2018.

Approved a one-year contract for Tess Pinter as a classified sub for the 2017-2018 school year.

Approved one-year fall supplemental coaching contracts for the 2018-2019 school year.  

Approved Garrett Grime and Loren Brown as volunteer baseball coaches for the 2017-2018 school year.

Approved a one-year supplemental contract for Jack Downey as an assistant football coach for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Approved a resolution to approve a lump-sum principal payment on the H.B. 264 Project Loan and to set aside a fixed annual amount to the Wind Turbine Maintenance Fund for the purpose of satisfying debt to the Qualified School Construction Bonds.









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