LP Board Update -- December 2018

During its Regular Board Meeting held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 the Board of Education accomplished the following items.

  1. Approved the minutes of the November 28, 2018 Regular Meeting.
  2. Grace McCormick, Marley Crabbe, Ivy Soens, Jaidynne Lash, and Paiziah Chounard introduced themselves as the new group of Student Ambassadors.
  3. Recognized Mr. Carney for his efforts organizing a student exchange program with Naperville Central High School.
  4. Spotlighted the Physical Education program, featuring Mr. Keating discussing the Advanced Physical Training program.
  5. Approved the Board Member expenditures and reimbursement for the IASB Joint Annual Conference.
  6. Alcorn presented the Policy Committee Report.
  7. Meier presented the Finance Committee Report.
  8. Wrobleski presented the Superintendent’s Report, sharing information on the proposed tax levy, the ROE facility compliance report, the latest prevailing wage update, an upcoming ISBE review of the school breakfast and lunch program, submitting a grant application for cafeteria equipment, and introduced Mr. Baker who assisted in presenting the State of the District Report focusing on facilities, technology, and community engagement.
  9. Jeanblanc presented the Principal’s Report, sharing notes on tutoring opportunities in academic divisions, the 8th Grade Open House, and the recent Code Red/ALICE training organized by Mr. Sash.
  10. Parker presented the Athletic & Activities Director’s report, sharing information on recent Cavalier Bowling, Scholastic Bowl, and Wrestling accomplishments, Kristen Adams being recognized with a track & cross country distinguished service award, and upcoming activities.
  11. Mentgen presented the ACC/SRAVTE Director’s report, sharing information on a positive LaSalle County Health Department inspection and an equipment donation to the welding program.
  12. Baker presented the Director of Communication & Fundraising report, sharing information on the upcoming final renovation video, potential website and stadium seating upgrades, and new communication technology in the building.
  13. Approved adopting the 2018 Tax Levy for School Year 2019-2020
  14. Approved the following LPHS Renovation Project Change Orders:
    1. CO 234 PCI-394 - Additional Admin Wing Painting: $27,952.00
    2. CO 235 PCI-400 - Misc Door Revisions: $13,613.00
    3. CO 236 PCI-414 - Misc Tower Extras Thru 12-5: $16,797.00
    4. CO 237 PCI-415 - Furnish Additional Interior Signage: $1,855.00
    5. CO 238 PCI-418 - Misc Block Extras Thru 11-29: $25,546.00
    6. CO 239 PCI-420 - Eliminate Painting of Exposed Corridor Ceiling - 1st Floor 1963 Wing: ($1,952.00 credit)
  1. Approved a resolution authorizing preliminary proceedings in connection with the issuance of Taxable General Obligation School Bonds, Series 2019 of LaSalle-Peru Township High School District Number 120, LaSalle and Bureau Counties, Illinois, of up to $3,700,000 of working cash fund bonds and paying for costs related thereto, as amended
  2. Approved the destruction of the following tape-recorded closed sessions:
    1. (2008) 7-22-2008, 8-20-2008, 9-24-2008, 10-15-2008, 10-29-2008, 11-19-2008, 12-11-2008, 12-17-2008;
    2. (2009) 1-7-2009, 1-21-2009, 2-2-2009, 2-18-2009, 3-24-2009, 4-15-2009, 5-6-2009, 5-20-2009, 6-17-2009, 7-15-2009, 8-19-2009, 9-23-2009, 10-21-2009, 11-10-2009,11-18-2009, 12-16-2009;
    3. (2010) 1-20-2010, 2-17-2010, 3-8-2010, 3-17-2010, 4-21-2010, 5-19-2010, 6-16-2010, 7-21-2010, 8-23-2010, 9-22-2010, 10-20-2010, 11-17-2010, 12-15-2010d. (2011) 1-19-2011, 2-10-2011, 2-16-2011, 3-8-2011, 3-16-2011, 4-20-2011, 5-3-2011, 5-9-2011, 5-18-2011, 5-23-2011, 6-1-2011, 6-22-2011, 6-28-2011, 7-19-2011, 8-8-2011, 8-22-2011, 8-31-2011, 9-21-2011, 10-11-2011, 10-19-2011, 10-29-2011, 11-16-2011, 12-21-2011
    4. (2012) 1-18-2012, 2-15-2012, 3-21-2012, 4-18-2012, 5-16-2012, 5-30-2012, 6-11-2012, 6-20-2012, 7-13-2012, 8-15-2012, 9-19-2012, 9-25-2012, 10-17-2012, 11-28-2012, 12-19-2012
    5. (2013) 1-16-2013, 2-20-2013, 3-20-2013, 4-24-2013, 5-15-2013, 6-19-2013, 7-2-2013, 7-17-2013, 8-21-2013, 9-17-2013, 9-25-2013, 9-30-2013, 10-16-2013, 11-6-2013, 11-20-2013
    6. (2014) 1-15-2014, 2-19-2014, 3-19-2014, 4-9-2014, 4-23-2014, 5-21-2014, 6-18-2014, 7-16-2014, 8-20-2014, 9-24-2014, 10-15-2014, 11-3-2014, 11-19-2014, 12-9-2014, 12-17-2014
    7. (2015) 1-5-2015, 1-21-2015, 1-30-2015, 2-12-2015, 2-18-2015, 3-18-2015, 4-22-2015, 5-5-2015, 5-20-2015, 5-28-2015, 6-5-2015, 6-24-2015, 6-29-2015, 7-15-2015, 7-29-2015, 8-10-2015, 8-19-2015, 8-28-2015, 9-21-2015, 9-23-2015, 10-21-2015, 11-18-2015, 11-30-2015, 12-16-2015
    8. (2016) 1-20-2016, 1-28-2016, 2-17-2016, 2-29-2016, 3-4-2016, 3-16-2016, 3-21-2016, 4-20-2016, 5-2-2016, 5-11-2016, 5-24-2016, 6-29-2016, 7-20-2016, 8-16-2016, 9-7-2016, 9-21-2016, 10-19-2016, 11-14-2016, 11-16-2016, 12-8-2016, 12-21-2016
    9. (2017) 1-18-2017, 2-15-2017, 2-27-2017, 3-15-2017, 3-27-2017, 4-4-2017, 4-19-2017, 4-26-2017, 5-11-2017, 5-17-2017
  1. Approved the following Building Permit applications:
    1. HLS Amendment #6, Auto Shop (2018 Summer Work)
    2. HLS Amendment #7 Dolan Building (2018 Summer Work)
  2. Approved the following Statements of Completion and Applications for Occupancy:
    1. HLS Amendment #73, Main Building (2018 Summer Work)
    2. HLS Amendment #75, Main Building (Emergency Water Heater replacement)
    3. HLS Amendment #6, Auto Shop (2018 Summer Work)
    4. HLS Amendment #7, Dolan Building (2018 Summer Work)
  1. Approved revising the 2018-2019 Regular Board Meeting Schedule by rescheduling the January 16, 2019 Board Meeting to January 23, 2019
  2. Approved the PRESS Board Policies Recommendations (2nd Reading)
  3. Approved the 2019-2020 LPHS Program of Study
  4. Approved submitting the property tax relief grant application to the ISBE
  5. Approved letting bids for the following:
    1. Music Room Sound Recording System
    2. LPHS Sports Complex Sound System
  6. Approved the following resignations:
    1. Mr. Kevin Keating, Assistant Football Coach, effective the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year
  7. Approved the following reassignments:
    1. Ms. Lisa VonDrehle, from Ala Carte Line (2) to Ala Carte Line Server/Cashier (1) position, effective December 20, 2018
    2. Mrs. Brenda Mini, from Ala Carte Line (3) to Ala Carte Line (2) position, effective December 20, 2018
  8. Approved Paternity Leave for Mr. Matt Glupczynski (Social Science Teacher) on or about January 14, 2019 and returning on or about February 4, 2019, and will be using his accumulated sick days
  9. Approved Paternity Leave for Mr. Rob Clydesdale (Social Science Teacher) on or about April 30, 2019 and returning on or about May 14, 2019, and will be using his accumulated sick days
  10. Approved Maternity Leave for Mrs. Monica Leskanich (English Teacher) on or about April 28, 2019 and returning at the start of the 2020-2021 school year, and will use her accumulated sick leave until depleted with the remaining leave unpaid
  11. Approved and retained the Executive Closed Session minutes for November 28, 2018
  12. Approved the resignation of Mr. Kevin Champlin (ACC/LP CTE teacher and Tech Club sponsor), effective Dec. 21, 2018
  13. Ratified the Security Staff Collective Bargaining Agreement, 2018-2023

 

The Board recognized Pat Carney for a recent classroom project. Kevin Keating gives a presentation on the APT Program.