The Pleasant Valley School District board of directors approved 9-0, the 2012-2013 fall assistant coaching positions. They are:
*Boys' Soccer, Varsity, Mike Dragotta; JV-Ashley Kozicki, Alex Wunder; Jr. High, Mr. Mark Kutteroff, Richard Whiteford
*Cross Country, Varsity, Richard Rimple; Jr. High, James Igoe
*Field Hockey, Varsity, Colleen Dinan; Jr. High, Alison Kutzler, Corin Owermohle
*Football, Varsity, David Biever, Steve Lazicki, Split Stipend Matt Triolo, Dave Pacchioni, Kevin Nagle; Freshman Mark Versuk, Dan Frable; Jr. High Justin Micklos, James Ward
*Girls' Soccer, Varsity Derek Strohl; JV-Jim Shoopack
*Girls' Tennis, JV-Ralph Weichand
*Golf, Varsity-Paul Evans
*Volleyball, Varsity/JV-Kathy Gesiskie, Craig Morris; Jr. High-Drew Dymond, Jenny Kuntz, Split Stipend
2012-2013 Winter Head Coaching Positions are: Boys' Basketball-Ken Piontkowski; Girls' Basketball-Nadia Gauronsky; Wrestling-Mark Getz
2012-2013 Athletic Director/Assistant Athletic Director positions are: Athletic Director-James Percey; Asst. Athletic Director (HS) -Greg Bowman; Asst. Athletic Director (MS) -Maureen Shields.
2012-2013 Fall Cheerleading Advisor positions are: Varsity-Whitney George; JV-Lindsay Monks
2012-2013 Athletic Volunteer positions are: Cross Country- Robin Bok, Jeff Eberhardt; Football-William Jacobs, Robert Madsen, Michael Keefer
2012-2013 Supplemental/Co-curricular positions are:
*Class Advisors-Junior Class, Monica Tramontina, Mark Tramontina, Split Stipend; Freshman Class, Ms. Suzanne Hunsicker; *Drama, Musical Advisors, Accompanist-HS Drama Adv. Dan Mulligan, HS Drama Asst. Marcie Mulligan, HS Drama Asst. Carol Ring, HS Musical Asst. Marcie Mulligan, HS Musical Asst. John DeVivo, HS Set Painter Sue McDermott; MS Drama Adv. Rollene Gougher, MS Drama Asst. April Kresge, MS Musical Adv. Roxanne Scott, MS Musical Asst. Rollene Gougher; PVI Drama Adv. Nadine Snyder, PVI Drama Asst. Crystal Hicks.
*National Honor Society Advisors- Art George Boudman; Music James DeVivo, Senior Miranda Ford, Senior Theresa Sinisko, Split Stipend
*Newspaper Advisors-High School Jackie Ludka; Middle School A. Gibb-Lucas
*Student Government Advisors-High School Tim McCutchan
*Yearbook Advisors-High School Philomena Reduzzi; Middle School Sandy D'Agostino, Suzanne Hunsicker, Split Stipend
*AP Coordinator, Sheri Fallon
*High School Computer Club, Melissa Ruschak
*Dance Team, Rachel Brown
*Debate Team, Barbara Arroyo
*Middle School Diversity Club-Stefanie Almeida, Jim Shoopack, Split Stipend
*Envirothon, Mark Liscinski
*FBLA, Melissa Ruschak
*Key Club, Danielle Unger
*Literary Magazine, Bernadette Fierro
*Mock Trial, Christina Novak
*PVI Builder's Club, Kathy Dekmar
*PVI Environmental Club Claudia Hill, Susan Pekala
*SADD Nadine Scheller, Shannon Mackes, Split Stipend
*Scholastic Scrimmage Robert Young, Sandy D'Agostino
*Science Olympiad, Shannon Mackes
*Stage Manager (HS)-Craig Morris; Stage Manager Asst. Rachel Macey
*World Language Club, Justine Curcio.
2012-2013 Marching/Jazz Band Positions are: Jazz Band Director, James DeVivo; Marching Band Director, James DeVivo; Marching Band Advisor, Tyler Hutta, Loretta Bretzger
*the hiring of Professional staff substitutes-Jacob Huff, all areas; Sandra Reilly, Librarian; Rachel Tinney, Elementary School Counselor; Elizabeth Balser, Elementary; Meredith Capuan, Special Education/ Elem.; Daniel Costenbader-Special Education/ Elem.; Kassidy Milford, Elementary.
*the hiring Support Staff substitutes-Maritza Boasci, monitor; Lisa Costenbader, cafeteria worker; Shefike Mehmedi, cafeteria worker/monitor; Maritza Rodriguez, custodian; paraprofessional associates Elizabeth Balse, Meredith Capuano, Marcia Corwin, Daniel Costenbader, Colleen Daly, Courtney Kane, Adam Smith.
*Laurie Kratz for the position of head cook at Polk Elementary School, effective May 14, 2012 (replacement assignment.)
*Monica Heck for the position of casual security officer.
*Cyber Curriculum Developers-Anthony Chupa,Social Studies, Gr. 7,1 credit course (30 hours), $750 stipend.
*high school spring school-Danielle Unger, English 1 credit course (30 hours), $1637.50 stipend.
*events managers for the 2012-2013 school year to share a stipend as set by the supplemental contract-Loretta Bretzger, Gena Orlowski.
*the following transfer effective for the 2012-2013 school year-Dave Stefani, from Health & Physical Education Teacher at Polk Elementary School to Dean of Students at the PV Middle School.
Approval was granted to accept the letters of retirement from the following employees: Michael Kello, PVMS assistant principal, effective July 15, 2012; Patricia Kutzler, bookkeeper, effective May 10, 2012.
Approval was granted to accept the letters of resignation from the following employees: Vincent Rauss, school police officer at the rank of Lieutenant, effective May 8, 2012; Erica Williams, substitute teacher, effective May 10, 2012.
The following individuals were approved for the position of paraprofessional associate for the ESEA Title I Summer School at Pleasant Valley Elementary School at a weekly wage of $360: Kristine Delmas, Karin DePaul, Gregory Duff, Susan Ferretti, Christine Finelli, Kate Harkins, Lee-Ann Jacobson, Laura Jecker, Kim Karaman, Susan Marcin, Jay Ohland, Mary Smith, Karen Voulo, Lynn Walling, Dawn Wilson; Substitutes-Debra George, Custodian; Ashley Newton, Paraprofessional Associate.
The following individuals were approved for the position of teacher for the ESEA Title I Summer School at Pleasant Valley Elementary School at a weekly wage of $460: Christie Doll, Ryann Easterday, Susan Geiger, Nancy Harkins, Julie Harris, Michele Herrmann, Tara Liddy, Danielle Lukashewski, Monica Ohland, Amy Polak, Robin Snyder, Michelle Storm, Todd Urland, Richard Whiteford; Substitutes-Magdalena Bialek, Elementary'; Colleen Daly , Elementary'; Courtney Kane, Special Education/Elementary; Adam Smith, Social Studies; Michael Tanzos, Music.
Approval was granted to accept the letter of resignation from: Tracy Mina, PVI monitor, effective May 17, 2012. Ms. Mina wishes to remain on the substitute list for monitor.
The board approved Polk Parent Volunteer, Ms. Jean Gower.
The board approved the discarding of textbooks. Board director Gould asked Ms. Geary if the items were being thrown out. Ms. Geary explained that all possible other means of disposal were investigated. The company was notified and the district tried to give the books to other schools that may be in need, but no one was interested. She also stated that we use the books until they are basically unusable.
Approval was granted for the HP Financial Services three (3) year Technology Lease Agreement not to exceed $96,960.66 yearly.
Approval was granted to advertise for sealed bids for HVAC Air Filters.
The following contracts were approved:
*Gorman & Associates, P.C. Earned Income Tax Audit. Cost: Base Fee of $3,050 and hourly rate for additional services $72 (An increase of 1.7%; no increase on the hourly rate for additional services). Audit the financial statements of the PVSD Earned Income Tax Offices as of and for the year ending December 31, 2011 and prepare the financial statements with copies for each Board member and responsible official of the school district;
*Gorman & Associates, P.C. Audit. Cost: Audit Fee - $25,600, Single Audit Fee - $2,900 and hourly rate for additional services $72 (An increase of 1.8% for Audit and 1.8% for Single Audit services; no increase on the hourly rate for additional services). Audit the financial statements, business-type activities, each major fund and the aggregate remaining fund information for the 2011-12 fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 and Single Audit.
*Scientific Learning Corporations. Cost: $12,530.00. Renewal Agreement for support, services and web-based training for Pleasant Valley Elementary effective June 18, 2012 through August 31, 2012. To be paid through Title I and General Fund
*Camphill Special School. Cost: $7,403.60. 2012 Extended School Year Enrollment for student #063012BG for the period June 30, 2012 to July 28, 2012. Paid through IDEA Funds.
The following General Supply bid awards were approved:
Bye-Mo'r, Inc. $432; Kurtz Bros. $4,425.83; Klingaman's Inc. $301.50; Phillips Supply Co. $493.62; Pyramid School Products $4,521.60; Standard Stationery Supply Co. $1,147.43; School Specialty, Inc. $1,757.02; Stotz & Fatzinger Office Supplies $396;