August 12, 2013 Steelton, PA The Steelton-Highspire School Board met on the above date for the purpose of planning and developing the agenda for the regular meeting of August 22, 2013 with the following members present: President, Ms. Mary Carricato; Vice President, Ms. Rachel Slade; Mr. Barry L. Baumgardner; Mr. Joseph Conjar; Mrs. Natalie Grubb; Ms. Sarah F. Metallo; Mr. John Salov; Mr. Robert Spizzirri and Mrs. Rosemary Tonkin. Also present were Dr. Ellen Castagneto, Superintendent; Dr. Wendy Reisinger, Assistant to the Superintendent; Mrs. Susan Helms, Director of Accounting/ Assistant School Board Secretary; Mr. Vincent Champion, Esq., School Solicitor; Mr. Travis Waters, High School Principal; Attached is a copy of a list of names of the members of the public who were present. Ms. Carricato called the meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.
The meeting opened with the “Pl
f Allegiance to the Flag”
ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
Ms. Carricato announced there we
re two Executive Sessions held prior to tonight’s
meeting. One on August 1
to discuss personnel, and tonight to discuss legal matters as well as personnel.
Dr. Castagneto introduced and welcomed Ms. Iris Brown, a program coordinator at Steelton-Highspire Elementary School. She has been with the district for 35 years. Ms. Brown introduced the students who are members of
the “Leaders of Tomorrow” Club.
The students are in grade 9-12 and meet in the High School Library. This group of students not only competed, but came in 1
place in the nation in the MBA Association, Inc. 12
Annual Leaders of Tomorrow Business Case Competition held at Bentley University in Boston, MA. The Greater Harrisburg Chapter of National Black MBA Association, which comprise of the following 5 members are: 2013 Central Dauphin East graduate Justice Porter; Steelton-Highspire High School Students Malika Brown, Justice Pendleton, Antiyana Hall, and 2013 Steel-High graduate Rushard Dennis. These five students competed against 20 teams from across the US and Canada, scoring a $15,000.00 cash prize. The money will be split between the team members and is intended for college and other education purposes.
PUBLIC COMMENT (Action Items)
There was no public comment.