The Hampshire County Board of Education held a regular meeting, their fortieth (40th) meeting of the 2018-2019 school year, on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

      All Board members were in attendance.

      Board members approved the agenda.

     APPEARANCES: DiAnna Liller, Principal at Hampshire High, and Kenny Sitar, HHS Alumni, discussed signage at the baseball field to honor Donnie Davis, deceased coach and teacher.

     Andrew Giobbi, Synthetic Turf Representative, discussed turf for the football/soccer field.

     Audrey White, grandparent and John J. Cornwell Elementary volunteer, questioned the need for sports upgrades. She voiced concerns about drug usage and students’ education.

     PRESENTATIONS:

     John Ellifritz, Alternative/Special Education and Option Pathway Teacher at Hampshire High, gave an update on his students’ progress.

     Dean Young, President of The Bank of Romney and Trey Stewart, Athletic Director at Hampshire High, discussed the field and track proposal.

     APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Board members approved the June 3 and 10, 2019, Board of Education minutes.

     INFORMATIONAL ITEM: A copy of May and June’s attendance report as submitted by Attendance Director Amy Haines.

     CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: Board members approved the following consent agenda items:

     School Item: The following fundraiser request:Hampshire High: Girls’ Basketball:  car washes during June and July.

     Finance Items:Bills to be paid as submitted by the finance office.

     Budget revisions.

     Treasurer’s report.

     Transfer between funds

     Substitute Pay Schedule

     Personnel Items:

     Transfer and employment of professional personnel:

Employ Amanda Whitacre on a Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed for General Science as Science Teacher at Capon Bridge Middle School effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Mike Everson on an Alternative Certificate for Multi-Categorical as Special Education Teacher at Capon Bridge Middle effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Meredith Dougherty on a Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed for Multi-Categorical as the Special Education Teacher at Romney Middle effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ John Lockhart on a Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed for Agricultural Education as Vocational Agriculture Teacher at Hampshire High effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Employ Denise Shaffer on a Permit for Multi-Categorical as Special Education Teacher at Capon Bridge Middle effective September 3, 2019.

Employ Bailey Coleman on a Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed for Music as Music/Show Choir Director at Hampshire High effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Transfer Crystal Atkinson, Grade 4 Teacher at Augusta Elementary, to Language Arts Teacher at Capon Bridge Middle School effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Victoria Sciarrabba on a Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed for Language Arts as Language Arts Teacher at Romney Middle School effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Transfer Cindy Shriver, Kindergarten Teacher at Augusta Elementary, to Grade 2 Teacher at Augusta Elementary effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Transfer Jessica Evans, Grade 4 at Springfield-Green Spring Elementary, to Grade 4 at Romney Elementary effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Transfer Daniel Aaron Rule, Mathematics Teacher at Capon Bridge Middle School, to Mathematics Teacher at Romney Middle School effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Resignation and retirement of Professional Personnel:

Resignation of Christopher Myers as Head Girls’ Basketball Coach, Head Boys Track Coach and Assistant Football Coach at Capon Bridge Middle School effective June 3, 2019.

Retirement of Patricia Brick, Mathematics Teacher at Romney Middle School, effective June 30, 2019.

Resignation of Donny Evans as Assistant Football Coach at Hampshire High School, effective June 10, 2019.

Resignation of Gibson Milburn as Assistant Football Coach at Hampshire High School, effective June 10, 2019.

Resignation of Sarah Thompson, summer TNT Tutor, effective June 18, 2019.

Resignation of Nathan Sions, Assistant Football Coach at Romney Middle School, effective June 3, 2019.

Retirement of Deb Hartsock, Curriculum/Title I/Pre-School Director at the Central Office, effective June 30, 2019.

Transfer and employment of Service Personnel:

Transfer Ashlyn Haines, Itinerant Classroom Aide/Transportation Aide at Hampshire High, to Itinerant Classroom Aide/Transportation Aide/ECCAT/Kindergarten at Romney Elementary effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Resignation and Retirement of Service Personnel:

Resignation of Dustin Potter, Substitute Custodian, effective June 24, 2019.

Transfer and employment in Extracurricular Positions:

Employ Beilan Sue and Nancy Heavner as After School Alternative Education/Virtual School Teachers at Hampshire High effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Desiree Fritsch as Social Studies Fair Coordinator effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Whitney Umstot as Young Writers Coordinator (001-18) effective for the 2019-20 school year

Employ Nicole Nealis as Head Cheerleading Coach at Capon Bridge Middle effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Victoria Ford and Cynthia Corbin as Stem Coaches at Capon Bridge Elementary (2 positions) effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Rebecca McBride as a Stem Coach at Augusta Elementary (2 positions) effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Hannah Weaver and Lindsey McNelis as Stem Coaches at Slanesville Elementary (2 positions) effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Employ Nancy Lease and Cindy Alderman as Stem Coaches at Hampshire High (2 positions) effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission for posting:

Permission to post for Mentor Teachers for new staff and employees completing the iTEACH program for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for Homebound Teachers for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for Virtual School Teacher at Hampshire High School for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for Itinerant Classroom Aide/Transportation Aide at Capon Bridge Elementary for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for Itinerant Classroom Aide/Transportation Aide at Capon Bridge Middle School for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for TASC Examiner and Substitute TASC Examiner at Hampshire High School for the 2019-20 school year.

Permission to post for Cook to prepare meals for Freshman Academy on July 23, 2019, with one day of preparation (two days total).

Permission to post for Academic Coach for Hampshire High School effective for the 2019-2020 school year.

Removal from transfer list:

Remove James Charlton from the transfer list and reassign as Maintenance/Painter with amended schedule effective July 1, 2019.

Remove Steve Hott from the transfer list and reassign as Maintenance/Electrician with amended schedule effective July 1, 2019.

Remove Robert Haines from the transfer list and reassign as Maintenance/Locksmith with amended schedule effective July 1, 2019.

Remove Terry Dawson from the transfer list and reassign as Maintenance/Plumber with amended schedule effective July 1, 2019.

Remove Sherri Mullin from the transfer list and reassign as Custodian IV with amended schedule effective July 1, 2019.

Remove Maria Hampton from the transfer list and reassign as Spanish Teacher with amended schedule effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Nancy Heavner from the transfer list and reassign as Business Teacher with amended schedule effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Cara Diehl from the transfer list and reassign as Special Education Teacher with amended schedule effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Avila Wilson from the transfer list and reassign as Music Teacher with amended schedule effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Isaac Lewis from the transfer list and reassign as Vocational Agriculture Education Teacher effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Lisa Moreland from the transfer list and reassign as Vocational Agriculture Education Teacher effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Ronnie Watson from the transfer list and reassign as Vocational Agriculture Education Teacher effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Remove Brian Hart from the transfer list and reassign as Criminal Justice Teacher at Hampshire High effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Other:

Rescind posting X20-001-06 Speech/Language Pathologist for extended year services due to lack of applicants.

Revise the retirement date for Faith Cosner, Special Education Teacher at Capon Bridge Elementary, from September 1, 2019, to August 31, 2019.

Add RoseAnna Puffenbarger as Substitute School Nurse to the Professional Substitute List for the 2019-20 school year.

*Approve the Salary Schedule for Athletics as of July 1, 2019 for WVSSAC Sanctioned Sports for the 2019-20 school year.

*Approve the Coaching Schedule for secondary sports for the 2019-20 school year.

*Approve the Supplemental Salary Schedule as of July 1, 2019, for the 2019-20 school year.

*Approve the Substitute Teacher Listing for the 2019-2020 school year.

*Approve the Substitute Service Listing for the 2019-2020 school year.

(*) Denotes this is found in Board packets

NON-CONSENT ITEMS:

A. Board members approved the third reading and subsequent adoption of the following policies:

3085 – Home School Instruction – Graduation Credits

3170 – Student Use of Motor Vehicles

4081 – Simulated Workplace Drug Free Policy (HHS)

B. Board members approved BrickStreet Insurance Company as the worker’s compensation            carrier effective July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.

Board members awarded the surplus buses as follows:

Bus #

Description

Winning Bid

Winning Bidder

5

2002 71 passenger Bluebird body with an International DT466E Engine, 116,611 miles, 5 speed Manual Transmission          VIN # 1HVBBAAN82H519038

             3,633.00

 Paul's Equipment Co.

 

 

 

12

2001 89 passenger All American Bluebird Transit with a Cummins Engine, 134,236 miles, Automatic Transmission                               VIN # 1BABNCXA81F099850

             3,819.19

 Yancey Sales

 

 

48

1999 77 passenger Bluebird body with an International DT466E Engine, 174,983 miles, 5 speed Manual Transmission                 VIN # 1HVBBAANXXH663374

             3,333.00

 Paul's Equi

           

D.         Board members declared the 1992 Ford Truck 4x4 VIN# 1FTHF26H8NNA97419 Mileage: 257756.6 as surplus property.

E.         Board members approved the formation of a sinking fund and the forming of a committee

            to oversee the collections of a minimum of 750 units to be pledged and ACH funding to begin.

F.         Board members approved the second reading of Policy 3140 – Graduation Requirements.

SUPERINTENDENT’S UPDATE: Doddridge County has graciously donated a school bus to Hampshire County Schools.

UPCOMING HAMPSHIRE COUNTY BOARD MEETINGS:

Monday, July 1, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting.

            Location:  Central Office.

Monday, July 15, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting.

            Location:  Central Office.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.

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