LP Board Update -- June 2018

During its Regular Board Meeting held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 the Board of Education accomplished the following items.

  1. Held a public hearing on the Fiscal year 2018 Amended District 120 Budget.
  2. Approved the minutes of the May 16, 2018 Regular Meeting and the June 7, 2018 Special Meeting.
  3. Recognized the state-qualifying boys and girls track and field athletes and coaches, Rachel Hickey, Michela Ossola, Ashley Heagy, Emma Happ, Anna Jereb, John Beatty, Alexandra West, Kourtney Ewald, Nick McGee, Jesse Casas, Devon Poggi, Carson Vaske, Jakob Kupperschmid, Nick McLaughlin, Adam Spencer, Adam Kueltzo, and Jim Schaefer.
  4. Richard Turri spotlighted the fire science program, discussing career opportunities that could come from the program and sharing photo slideshows of class activities from recent years. Mr. Turri was joined by two students, Brady Rutishauser and Sam Rimmele.
  5. Wrobleski presented the Finance Committee Report.
  6. Cherpeske presented the Building & Grounds Committee Report.
  7. Alcorn presented the Policy Committee Report.
  8. Wrobleski presented the Superintendent’s Report, sharing information on preparing for the annual audit, summer renovation updates, preparing for administration retreat activities, preparing the FY 2019 budget, and receiving a bequeathment to create a new scholarship from an alumnus.
  9. Jeanblanc presented the Principal’s Report, sharing notes on end of year breakfast celebrations, summer school courses, and preparing for next fall.
  10. Parker presented the Athletic & Activities Director’s report, sharing information on spring athletic successes, a new score board coming to Howard Fellows Stadium, and Special Olympics activities.
  11. Mentgen presented the ACC/SRAVTE Director’s report, sharing information on preparing for the fall semester, expectations for future ACC enrollment, and adding equipment at the ACC Auto Shop.
  12. Baker presented the Director of Communication & Fundraising report, sharing information on summer office activities and producing the latest Renovation Sneak Peek video.
  13. Approved the FY 2018 Amended District 120 Budget
  14. Approved to permanently transfer the Working Cash fund interest to the Education fund
  15. Approved the 2018-2019 Regular Board Meeting Schedule
  16. Approved the 2018-2019 Differential Assignments
  17. Approved the 2018-2019 Traveler’s Surerty Insurance for Series 2013, Series 2015, Series 2016, and Series 2017
  18. Approved the Superintendent’s bond renewal for 2018-2019
  19. Approved the ACC application to receive government surplus supplies and materials
  20. Approved awarding Summer 2018 HLS Contract for Base Bid A: Masonry Restoration –Main Building and Base Bid B: Door and Frame Replacement and Repairs, Foundation Wall Repairs, Concrete Stair Replacement, Acoustical Ceilings Replacement, and Electrical Work – Main Building, East Gym, Dolan Building, and Auto Shop
  21. Approved submitting HLS Amendment #15, East Gym/ACC Building for Boiler House/Asbestos Abatement Work
  22. Approved the following LPHS Renovation Project Change Orders:
    • #117– BR#14 VE Credit – Eliminate Club Room 105 Finishes: (Credit: $25,454.00)
    • #118 – BR#14 VE Credit – Eliminate Corridor Niche Outside Rm 119: (Credit: $15,431.00)
    • #119 – BR#14 VE Credit – Band Room 207 Reconfiguration: (Credit: $5,683.00)
    • #120 – BR#14 VE Credit – Eliminate Laundry Room, Uniform Storage and Corridor: (Credit: $37,634.00)
    • #121 – BR#14 VE Credit – Eliminate Weight Room: (Credit: $132,020.00)
    • #122 – BR#14 VE Credit – Decrease Duct Liner Thickness: (Credit: $5,430.00)
    • #123 – Phase 3 Computer Room Islands & Electrical: $4,073.00
    • #124 – BR#14 Interior Glazing Revisions: $4,703.00
    • #125 – BR#14 VE Credit – Eliminate Boys Locker Room Locker Removal: (Credit: $1,760.00)
    • #126 – BR#15A – Library Asbestos Floor Abatement: $68,000.00
    • #127 – VE Credit Phase 4 Overhead Door Revisions: (Credit: $1,475.00)
    • #128 – VE Credit – Eliminate Concrete Sealer at Rubber Base at 1st Floor Area C Corridors: (Credit: $3,080.00)
    • #129 – VE Credit – World Language Computer Lab Reconfiguration: (Credit: $23,694.00)
    • #130 – BR#14 VE Credit – Install Ramp in Driver Ed and Oasis: (Credit: $2,158.00)
    • #131 – Furnish & Install Blackout Shades with Side Channels at Rooms 300 & 301: $3,310.00
    • #132 – VE Credit – Eliminate Masonry Demo at Band Lift: (Credit: $495.00)
    • #133 – Phase 4 Additional Tackboards per RFI-079: $2,594.00
    • #134 – Phase 4 Terrazzo Repairs thru 5-14: $2,145.00
    • #135 – Omit Door Labels: $250.00
    • #136 – Phase 4 Band Room AV Requirements: $16,014.00
    • #137 – Bonus & Prep Lab Missed Plumbing Scope: $45,828.00
    • #138 – Interior Room Signage: $11,190.00
    • #139 – Model Classroom Ceiling: $6,606.00
  1. Approved the following reappointments for the 2018-2019 school year:
    • Mrs. Amy Williams, Director of Technology
    • Mr. Scott Leonard, Technology Support Technician
    • Mr. Russ Anderson, Help Desk Technician
    • Mr. Ritchie Kowalczyk, Director of Building and Grounds
    • Mr. Matt Baker, Director of Communications and Fundraising
    • Mrs. Marsha Anderson, Cafeteria Director
    • Mrs. Lori Whalen, Business Manager
  1. Approved the following reassignments:
    • Ms. Jessica Strauch, Co-Assistant Softball Coach, reassigned to Assistant Softball Coach, effective for the 2018-2019 school year (no split stipend with Ms. Schweickert)
    • Ms. Lainie Schweickert, Co-Assistant Softball Coach, reassigned to Assistant Softball Coach, effective the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Jon Rashid)
  2. Approved the following resignations:
    • Mr. Ryan Duffy, School Counselor, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Mr. Jonathan Rashid, Physical Education Teacher, Head Girls Golf Coach, Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, and Assistant Girls Softball Coach, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Ms. Mary Scott, Area Career Center/CEO Teacher, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Ms. Casey Loving, Green Team Co-Sponsor, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Mr. Hollis Vickery, Green Team Co-Sponsor, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Mr. Justin Johnson, Assistant Football Coach, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Mr. Levi Ericson, Assistant Baseball Coach, effective the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year
  1. Approved the following appointments:
    • Mr. Mark Nowakowski, Group Interpretation Sponsor, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Rob Clydesdale)
    • Mr. Addison Barnes, Volunteer Assistant Boys Soccer Coach, for the 2018-2019 school year
    • Mr. James Cherveny, Head Girls Golf Coach, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Jonathan Rashid)
    • Mr. David Spudic, Counselor, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Ryan Duffy)
    • Mrs. Carrie Christman, PE/HE/DE Teacher, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Jon Rashid)
  1. Approved to replace the part-time Dean of Students with a full-time Dean of Students position
  2. Approved Maternity Leave for Ms. Casey Loving (Paraprofessional) on or about November 9, 2018 and returning on or about January 2, 2019, and will be using her accumulated sick days
  3. Approved accepting with regret the retirement of Mrs. Nancy Szuda (Library Assistant) effective the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year
  4. Approved accepting with regret the retirement of Mr. Thomas Joop (Custodial) effective July 31, 2018
  5. Approved accepting with regret the retirement of Mrs. Margie Schmitt (Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable) effective July 17, 2019
  6. Approved the ACC Auto Show at the LPHS Pope Building practice field on Sunday, September 16, 2018
  7. Approved the overnight Campout for the Track Team to campout at Sheridan near the Fox River on Saturday, August 25th and return to LPHS on Sunday, August 26th. This trip is being funded by the Student Athletes
  8. Approved submitting HLS amendment #74 – additional funding for masonry restoration work and library flooring.
  9. Approved retaining the Executive Closed Session minutes for the May 16, 2018 Regular Meeting and the June 7, 2018 Special Board Meeting.
  10. Approved the resignation of Ms. Aimee Taylor, choral director, effective at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year.
  11. Approved the 2018-2019 salary recommendations for non-union employee groups.
  12. Approved adopting a Tonica TIF District intergovernmental agreement.
  13. Approved authorizing a mutually acceptable tuition reimbursement agreement.