Steelton, Pennsylvania March 21, 2013 The Steelton-Highspire School Board met on the above date with the

following members present: President, Ms. Mary J. Carricato; Vice-President, Ms. Rachel M. Slade; Mr. Barry L. Baumgardner; Mrs. Natalie Grubb; Mr. John Salov; Mr. Robert Spizzirri; and Mrs. Rosemary Tonkin. Mr. Joseph Conjar and Ms. Sarah F. Metallo were absent. Also present was Dr. Audrey Utley, Superintendent; Dr. Wendy Reisinger, Assistant to the Superintendent; Mrs. Sherry Roland-Washington, Assistant to the Superintendent; Mrs. Leigh Beth Zema, Business Manager; Mr. Vincent Champion, School Solicitor; Mrs. Annie Long, Board Secretary; Mr. Travis Waters, High School Principal; Mr. Timothy Wendling, Elementary School Principal; and Mrs. Carol Hollern, Recording Secretary. 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 “Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag”.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION Ms. Carricato announced that an Executive Session will be held following tonight’s meeting to discuss personnel.

PRESENTATIONS Dr. Utley updated the Board on the Resolution that is being presented to alter and curtail the Kindergarten Program for the 2013-2014 school year. Jo Pepper, Director of the Capital Area Head Start, presented the Board with options of operating a program at the Elementary School that would service three and four year olds beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

PUBLIC COMMENT (Agenda Items) Susan Vorkapich of 416 “S” Street, Steelton, inquired if Head Start would be receiving the District’s Pre-K Grant. Marsha Gehret of 501 Rosedale Avenue, Highspire, said that there has been talk of cutting Federal Programs including Head Start. Ms. Pepper replied that the Head Start program is already expecting a 5% cut and has addressed how they would accommodate the cut.

March 21, 2012 Page 2 APPROVAL OF MINUTES Mr. Salov made a motion to approve the February 11, 2013 Planning Meeting minutes. Second by Mrs. Grubb. All members present voted aye. Mr. Spizzirri made a motion to approve the February 21, 2013 Legislative Meeting minutes. Second by Mrs. Grubb. All members present voted aye.

CURRICULUM REPORT SCHOOL BOARD RESOLUTION Mr. Salov made a motion to approve the attached resolution to alter and curtail the Kindergarten Program effective for the 2013-2014 school year. Second by Ms. Slade. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent)

FINANCE REPORT GENERAL FUND Ms. Grubb made a motion to the following financial reports for the month of February, 2013. Second by Ms. Slade. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent) Treasurer’s Report February 2013 (Report #1) Balance 2/1/13 Receipts Disbursements Balance 2/28/13 Accounts Payable/Estimated Expenditures Report February 2013 vendor payments in the amount of $65,445.52 which include vendor checks #36655-#36673. (Report #2) March 2013 estimated expenditures in the amount of $100,000.00 including vendor payments in the amount of $363,272.49 which include vendor checks #36677-#36692. (Report #3)

$ 1,156,597.20 $ 1,555,348.56 $ 1,307,626.45 $ 1,404,319.31

March 21, 2013 Page 3 CAFETERIA FUND Cafeteria Report February 2013 (Report #4) Balance 2/1/13 Receipts Disbursements Balance 2/28/13 ATHLETIC FUND Athletic Association Financial Report February 2013 (Report #5) Balance 2/1/13 Receipts Disbursements Balance 2/28/13

$ 5,038.45 $ 88,627.40 $ 79,229,38 $ 14,436.47

$ $ $ $

3,229.47 2,264.70 2,700.13 2,794.04

STUDENT ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT Student Activities Financial Report February 2013 (Report #6) Balance 2/1/13 Receipts Disbursements Balance 2/28/13 CONSTRUCTION FUND ACCOUNT Construction Fund Report February 2013 Balance 2/1/13 Deposits Disbursements, February Interest Balance 2/28/13

$ 25,556.62 $ 7,150.54 $ 7,685.83 $ 25,021.33

$ 3,992.59 $ ------$ ------$ 1.07 $ 3,993.66

March 21, 2013 Page 4 REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL TAXES Exonerations for personal taxes as presented on List #6, persons applying for exoneration of the $200.00 Occupation Tax for 2012-2013, the $200.00 Occupation Tax for 2011-12, the $200.00 Occupation Tax for 2010-11, and persons applying for full exoneration/ deletion of the Occupation, Per Capita and Residence Taxes for 2012-13, 2011-12, and 2010-11. (Report #7) 2013-2014 CAPITAL AREA INTERMEDIATE UNIT GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET Mrs. Grubb made a motion to adopt the proposed 2013-2014 Capital Area Intermediate Unit General Operating Budget. Second by Ms. Slade. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent)

PROPERTY AND SUPPLIES REPORT FACILITY USAGE Attached is a list of approved facility usage requests.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES REPORT FIELD TRIPS Ms. Tonkin made a motion to approve a field trip to the Franklin Institute on May 22, 2013 for the fourth grade class. Second by Ms. Salov. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent) Attached is a list of approved field trips. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT CONFERENCE REQUESTS Ms. Slade made a motion to approve the following conference requests. Second by Mr. Spizzirri. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent)

March 21, 2013 Page 5
Name Jennifer Feldser Conference/Site PA Educational Technology Expo & Conference, Hershey, PA School Safety Seminar, DeSales Univ. Date 2/11/2013 Cost $100/Sub

Tim Wendling Sue Vorkapich

2/25/2013

$0 $349/Regis $150/Sub $159

2013 Conference for PA KG Teachers 3/7-8/2013 Harrisburg Hilton (Pre-K Counts Mandatory) Ethics Principals & Case Studies (credits for PA CPA’s) Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment & Placement Program @ PATTAN Updating ESK Planned Instruction @ PATTAN 3/28/2013

Susan Helms

Tracy Hipple Amanda Deng Patty Birdsall

3/4/2013

$0

5/16/2013

$0

BOARD POLICY Mr. Spizzirri made a motion to approve Board Policy No. 209 – Health Examinations/ Screenings. Second by Mr. Salov. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent) STUDENT EXPULSION Ms. Slade made a motion to approve the attached Admission of Fact and Waiver of Expulsion Hearing dated February 15, 2013. Second by Mr. Spizzirri. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent) Dr. Utley congratulated the Girls’ Basketball Team on a great season.

SPECIAL REPORTS Athletic Association Mr. Petrovich reported that baseball season starts tomorrow at Boiling Springs. Mr. Petrovich reported that he attend an Athletic Director’s meeting where discussion was started on league realignment. Mr. Salov made a motion to purchase eight additional District 3 Girls Championship Medals. Second by Ms. Grubb. All members present voted aye on roll call. (7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 2 absent)

March 21, 2013 Page 6 PSBA Representative There was nothing to report. HACC Mr. Spizzirri reported that he and Dr. Utley will be attending a budget meeting next week. Joint Local Government Association There was nothing to report. Strategic Planning Team There was nothing to report. Buildings and Grounds There was nothing to report. Discipline Committee There was nothing to report. Budget Committee There was nothing to report.

BOARD ROUND TABLE Mr. Salov, Mr. Spizzirri, and Mrs. Tonkin congratulated the girls’ basketball team on an outstanding season.

PUBLIC COMMENT (ANY TOPIC) John Hoerner of 436 Second Street, Highspire, PA, asked what the upcoming Executive Session concerned and said that he was told that the regular meeting must be called to order and then an Executive Session can be announced and held.

March 21, 2013 Page 7 ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 7:17 p.m. on a motion by Ms. Slade. Second by Mr. Spizzirri. All members present voted aye.

______________________________ Carol L. Hollern, Recording Secretary

______________________________ Annie M. Long, Board Secretary