Board of Education Members

Pictured Left to Right: Gina Benecke, Skeat Hug, Karen Beck, Tyson Stuckey, Jeremy Hurst

 

Current Board Meeting Report

Superintendent Report, June 20, 2022

Items of Interest

Welcome new staff:
Pending approval by the Board, I would like to welcome Emily Hammersmith (AMS) and Jesse Nofziger (AES) to the Archbold Area Schools Team. Emily comes to us from her position at the Independence Education Center through the NwOESC and Jesse joins us from Montpelier Exempted Village Schools.

Sale of Turbine Energy Credits:
We recently completed a transfer of 936 Tier 1 RECs to NDC Capital LLC at $21.00 per REC for a total of $19,656.00. Once received these funds will be transferred to the Turbine Maintenance Fund to offset expenses and the balance needed to pay off the debt on or before December 1, 2026

Additional Professional Development Days in 2022-23:
The administrative team is seeking approval for the addition of four two-hour delay days for the purpose of professional development for the 2022-23 School Year. The dates are scheduled for:

September 26, 2022
October 24, 2022
December 5, 2022
January 30, 2023

Parking Lot Update:
We are in the process of scheduling the next stage of our parking lot upgrade which will include the East High School Lot. The timeline for the job will be within the window of July 18, 2022 and August 12, 2022.

Legislative Updates

Work Session:
Without a scheduled board meeting in July, I would like to propose consideration for a board work session to discuss the financial forecast of the district. I have supplied some potential dates for you to review and check availability. 

 

Archbold Area Schools Board Meeting Minutes for June 20, 2022

Approved May 16, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes.

Approved June 6, 2022, Special Meeting Minutes.

Approved May 2022 Financial Reports. 

Approved appropriation modifications as submitted. 

Adopted temporary appropriations at 75% FY’22 budget amount.

Approved Hylant Group/Ohio School Plan Liability, Violence, Auto, and Property Insurance Coverage beginning July 1, 2022 thru June 30, 2023, total package $62,809.

Approved a transfer of $2,375.71 to the Turbine Maintenance Fund from GF.

Approved an advance of $717.79 to High School Athletic Sports Complex Fund, 300-9590 from GF.

Approved a transfer of $103.98 from Class of 2022, 200-9022 to Class of 2024, 200-9024.

Approved a Then and Now to Twin Cities, dated 3/31/2022 for $9,495.00

Approved School Year 2022-2023 Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training and Rehabilitation Center Educational Agreement at $77.00 per student, per week day for students assigned to NWOJDT & RC.

Approved the Class of 1967 $25 donation to the Archbold Band program in memory of Phyllis Grisier Reed.

Approved the following change funds for the 22-23 School Year:

 

Ann Dominique

$ 50.00

 

Sandy Babcock

$ 50.00

 

Renee Lovejoy 

$ 50.00

 

Allan Gladieux

$2,500.00

 

Royal Short, Concessions 

$ 900.00

 

AMS Athletics

$ 500.00

 

Robin Wyse

$ 100.00

 

Diane Bernath

$ 50.00

Approved a $500 anonymous donation to the High School Athletic Department.

Approved revisions to the Elementary Student Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved revisions to the Elementary Faculty Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved revisions to the Middle School Student Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved revisions to the Middle School Faculty Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved revisions to the High School Student Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved revisions to the High School Faculty Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved Elementary School Fees for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved Middle School Fees for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved High School Fees for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved a resolution of intent not to provide career-technical education in grades 7 and 8 for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Approved an amendment to the 2022-2023 school calendar to include 2-hours of professional development on the following dates: September 26, 2022; October 24, 2022; December 5, 2022; and January 30, 2023.

Approved a Contract for Spanish Instruction with Edon Northwest Local School District beginning August 1, 2022 and ending on July 31, 2023. 

Approved the following one-year supplemental contracts for the 2022-2023 school year:

 

Assistant Volleyball Coach

Marli Cheney

 

LPDC - (High School)

Krysti Bowerman

 

LPDC - (Administrator)

Michele Bagrowski

 

LPDC - Chair (Administrator)

Royal Short 
(Revised from prior approval)

Approved Carson Meyer as a volunteer Football Coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Accepted the resignation of Ronda Lovejoy as EMIS Coordinator/District Registration Clerk, effective July 31, 2022, contingent upon being awarded a contract with NWOCA on Monday, June 27, 2022.

Approved Mitchell Hogrefe as a volunteer Jr. High Football Coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Approved Michael Short as a volunteer Jr. High Cross Country Coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Approved Jed Grime as a volunteer Girls Golf Coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Approved a contract for Joslyn Mohring as a Student Custodial Worker for Summer 2022, effective June 2, 2022.

Approved a contract for Abigail Short as a Student Custodial and Technology Worker for Summer 2022.

Approved a contract for Madeline Short as a Student Custodial worker for Summer 2022, effective June 7, 2022.

Accepted the resignation of Michelle Rose as Playground Aide, effective June 6, 2022. 

Approved the Classified Substitute list for the 2022-2023 school year, pending all requirements and certifications are successfully met. 

Approved a one-year contract for Emily Hammersmith as a Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.

Approved a one-year contract for Jessica Nofziger as a Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.

Approved compensation increases for the administrative staff. 

Approved administrative salary index beginning August 1, 2022.