New Riegel Superintendent Elaine Nye announced during Board of Education meeting Monday evening that preliminary information indicates the school district will be rated excellent, although they will have to wait for the value-added data to see if they qualify for an excellent with distinction rating. They met 26 of 26
Nye said she received a letter from Hopewell-Loudon School requesting a withdrawal from the Midland Athletic League for football only. Even though North Baltimore had previously decided to move to the Blanchard Valley Conference, she said they are interested in remaining in the MAL if scheduling can be worked out. Further discussions are to take place at a meeting July 17.
Also, Nye asked if the board can determine administrative salary schedules before May 31 so staff members may be notified by July 1.
Nye is to lead a facility tour for the class of 1962 Saturday.
Treasurer Jane Schalk reviewed the 2012 fiscal year end. She said revenues totaled $289,000 over expenditures for the year. The general fund balance as of June 30 was $2,171,700, the cafeteria balance was $17,500 and the athletic balance was $13,600.
In other business, the board:
Approved enrollment in the Ohio SchoolComp 2013 Workers' Compensation group rating program with an enrollment fee of $600.
Authorized the treasurer to invest a minimum of $500,000 in the state Star Plus program.
Approved transferring $10,500 each month from July 2012 through June 2013 from the general fund to the general fund health insurance reserve.
Accepted the resignation of Scott Hall as 8th-grade boys' basketball coach effective June 26, 2012.
Approved a certified contract for Catherine Darr as a language arts teacher for the 2012-13 school year pending completion of all employment requirements.
Approved Kari King, adult summer cleaner, for a part-time, non-certified position effective June 4- Aug. 17 as needed.
Entered into a memorandum of understanding with Tiffin University to establish a dual enrollment program for college algebra, principles of sociology and introduction to anatomy and physiology, for $2,500 per class.
Approved the adult lunch price of $2.55.
Approved Joseph Stevens as substitute bus driver for a non-certified position under a one-year limited contract for the 2012-13 school year.
Entered into agreement for actuarial services with Findley Davies for $2,000.
The board of education is to meet at 7 p.m. August 13.