by Joe Siccardi
Reveille Between the Lakes
The Seneca Falls Board of Education reorganized Monday (July 9). Joseph McNamara was elected president of the board, with Melissa Baxter getting the VP nod.
New members to the board were sworn in, Christina Ganzon, Joell Murney-Karsten and Anthony Noone.
Appointments and designations included Mark Socola, district treasurer; Phyllis Moore, deputy district treasurer; Monica Kuney, district clerk; Amy Jacuzzo, audit committee secretary; Robert Boulware, purchasing clerk, certification of payroll, records access officer, records management officer; Linda Wadhams, tax clerk; Five Star, Community, First Niagara, Lyons National and JP Morgan Chase, bank depositories; Robert McKeveny, Public Law 874 (impact aid), Title IX compliance officer, sexual harassment officer; Reveille/Between the Lakes and others, official newspaper; Lifecare, school physician; Raymond Wager, independent auditor; Management Advisory Group of New York, internal auditor; Alan Corlett, claims auditor; Jack Rowles, asbestos designee; Harris Beach, school attorney; Mary Jo Shrey and Diane Macaluso, CSE chairs; NYSIR, liability insurance; and King & King, architects.
Extracurricular positions approved included Trish Brewer, Ski Club; Anna Luisi, senior play, dramatic director, vocal director; Deanne Balcer, middle school play; Laura Fitzgerald, pit bank director, marching band director; Jerry Fitzgerald, assistant marching band director; Deana Balcer, color guard director; Denise Vil-la-Ignacio, drum line director; William Morey, overall writing coordinator, high school writing coordinator; Robert Rutter, middle school writing coordinator; Michelle Pane, Frank Knight writing coordinator; Alison Uticone, yearbook literary advisor; Diane Cappellino, yearbook business manager, bookstore manager, fundraiser coordinator; Guy Turchetti and Eileen Osterhout, yearbook photo design; Nicole Moody, middle school yearbook; Deena Swen-son and Elizabeth Terry, co-Student Council advisors; Jim Bruni and Melissa Morrin, Mid-dle School Student Council advisors; Doug Jones, Model UN; Carol Parish, extracurricular treasurer, assistant senior class advisor; Virginia DeMillo, senior class advisor; Pamela Becker, junior class advisor; Linda McKeveny, sophomore class advisor, National Honor Society; Breana Mullen, freshman class advisor; Diane Neal, data administrator assistant; Amanda Wild, chemical hygiene officer; Mary Beth Gray, nursing supervisor; Jim Bruni, teacher mentor coordinator, public relations coordinator; Carleen Mull, Title I coordinator, Frank Knight RTI coordinator; Sheri Doell, guidance coordinator; Cindy Ody-Ortego and Mary An-drews, Frank Knight RTI case managers; Kathy Hilfiker and Mary Sinicropi, Cady Stanton RTI co-coordinators; Melissa Caswell, Cady Stanton RTI case manager; and Dave Major, intramurals.
Department chairs will be Diane Cappellino (business); Diana Foster (English); Dana Colvin (family & consumer education, health); Linda McKeveny (foreign language); Cynthia Chuttey (math); Andrew Day (technology); Karen McNamara (library); Heather Cole (music); Larry Lang (physical education); Mary Jo Doyle (science); and Melissa Morrin (social studies).
Team leaders will be Debbie Mead (kindergarten); Darlene Johnson (first grade); Pam McCulloch (second grade); Jackie Brown (third grade); Jennifer Morrell (fourth grade); Susan Beadnell (fifth grade); Christine Petrocci (sixth grade); Dave Major (seventh grade); Lee Foster (eighth grade); and Rob Rutter (special areas).
Dignity Act coordinators are Neil Scheer (Frank Knight); Susan Moulton (Cady Stanton); Sheri Doell (middle school); and Jennifer Palmer (Mynderse Academy).
Fall coaching staffs were filled. Boys’ soccer will include Lisa Anderson (varsity); Steve Presutti (JV); Jim Bruni (modified); and Curtis Irland and Johnny Andreas (non-paid assistants). Girls’ soccer coaches will be Melissa Morrin (varsity); Brittany Gates (JV); Larry Lang (modified); and Don VanCleef and Andy Reese (non-paid assistants). The cross country varsity skipper will be Don Densmore. Football coaches will be Mike Miller (head varsity); Kirk Ward and Joe Caraher (varsity assistants); Ron Johnson (head modified); Corey Foster and Chris Clemenson (modified assistants); Jim Bruning volunteer assistant; and Mike Miller (strength and conditioning). Cheerleading will be handled by Chris Greer (varsity); and Anne Fulkerson (modified). Volleyball coaches are Nicole Moody (varsity); Alissa Moody (JV); and Stephanie Bertino (modified). Tennis coaches will be Mike Marriam (varsity); Pete Perine (JV); Joe Jacuzzo (modified); and Gus Garnsey (volunteer assistant).
Keith Butler was appointed substitute school bus driver.
The board will conduct board meetings in the Cady Stanton library unless otherwise noted. Board round tables will be held at the respective schools following the regular session, Jan 28 at Cady Stanton; Feb. 25 at Frank Knight; March 18 at Seneca Falls Middle School; and April 29 at Mynderse Academy.
Breakfast prices were set at $1.55 for K-8 and $2 for all others; and lunch at $2.10 grades K-5, $2.15 for grades 6-12 and $4 for adults.
Bus usage rates were set at $2.97 per mile, $36 per hour and miscellaneous expenses for outside groups and $2.97 per mile, $23.77 and miscellaneous expenses for school groups. Substitute pay rates were also set.
Gifts and donations were acknowledged from Generations Bank ($250 for the Generations Bank Award); Verizon Foundation ($200 for the Gary Irland Award); Jonathan Caraccilo ($125 for the Vincent Caraccilo Award); SFCSD Block M ($51); MA Baseball Dugout Club ($34); FK Sunshine Club ($18); Joseph Adonna ($17); Leslie Sowards ($17); and Mrs. Alan Brown ($16).
Overnight conference attendance was approved for the superintendent at the Fall Leadership Summit in September and Winter Institute in March and for administrator/administrator interns Janet Clendenen, Kevin Rhinehart and Jim Bruni for Network Team Institute training.
In other business, the board appointed summer bus drivers Darlene Mumford, Mabel Roffe, Linda Bush, Sue DelPapa and Shelly Dyson and monitors Sonya Jesmer, Heather Stevens, Joanne Mills, Mary True and Jacque Pethybridge; appointed Amy Jacuzzo as pro-clerk tem; appointed Management Advisory Group to assist with the completion of the district’s state aid and other financial projects; delegated authority to require a medical examination for employees to the superintendent; opted to participate in the free and reduced meal program; approved a district professional development plan; agreed to participate in cooperative bidding; authorized the vice president to sign documents in the president’s absence; authorized the superintendent and business manager to approve transfers up to $10,000; added Dignity for All Students Act and code of conduct on school property policies; adjusted the budget to reflect an increase of $3,689 from the Arts in Education program; transferred $55,000 from the unappropriated fund balance to cover an operating deficit for the district lunch fund; approved a $1,915.36 tax refund to ITT for an overpayment; created a building maintenance mechanic/bus driver position; approved the district public safety plan; appointed Safety Zone, Penfield, as asbestos air monitoring for the current capital project; and approved a memorandum of agreement with Superintendent Robert McKeveny.
John Butlak was elected board president and Kathleen Oldfield vice president when the Waterloo Board of Education reorganized last Thursday (July 5).
Newly elected board members were also sworn in, Oldfield, Dominic Christopher and Nicohl Swartley.
Officers appointed included Mark Socola, district treasurer, authorized signator on checks; Phyllis Moore, deputy district treasurer, alternate signator on checks in Socola’s absence; Sharon Cudlin, district clerk, access to information officer; Joanne Slauson, deputy district clerk, auditor for extra-classroom accounts, records management officer, certification of payroll, purchasing agent, signator for school lunch programs; Linda Wadhams, tax collector; and Management Advisory Group of New York, internal auditor.
Other appointments included Dr. Timothy Ryan and Lifecare Medical Associates, school physician; William McGowan, Matthew Fletcher, Randy Ray, Joseph Turri and impartial hearing officers, school attorneys; Cheryl O’Connors (high school), Sherrill O’Brien (middle school), Sue Ann Lincoln (Skoi-Yase) and Barbara Christopher (LaFayette), central treasurers for extra-classroom activity accounts; school principals, attendance officers; Sandra Hopkins, internal claims auditor; Jeffrey Mo-chan (district safety officer); Steven Marshall (LEA representative for as-bestos; and Raymond F. Wage, cpa, district auditor.
Designations included Commu-nity, Bank of American Chase Manhattan, M & T, Five Star, First Niagara, Citizens, Savannah and Lyons National as bank depositories; Finger Lakes Times and Reveille/Between the Lakes, official newspapers; Terry MacNabb, official spokesperson; and Jonathan Nicoletti, signator for federal programs.
The board set athletic admission charges at $3 for adults at football and boy’s and girls’ basketball games; $2 for adults at volleyball and wrestling matches or night games at other sporting events; and $1 for students at all events. A student season pass was set at $15 for the first child and $10 for each child thereafter in the family.
Non-resident tuition rates were set at $1,250 for K-5 and $2,500 for grades 6-12.
School lunches will be $2.20 for grades 6-12, $1.95 for grades K-5 and 25 cents for reduced lunch. Breakfast for grades K-12 will be $1.25 and 25 cents for reduced breakfast. Adult lunch will be $3.35 with tax, while adult breakfast will be $2 with tax.
At the regular meeting which followed, the board approved Waterloo Community Center to use the high school soccer fields Saturdays (Aug. 18-Oct. 27) for youth soccer games, Skoi-Yase primary gym Saturdays (Dec. 1-March 16) for youth indoor soccer and basketball games and use of buses July 6 and 13 and Aug. 3 to Vince’s Park, July 20 to Roseland Park and July 27 to Seabreeze Park; Seneca County Youth Bureau to sue buses July 9-20 for its swim program at Vince’s Park; Seneca County Sheriff’s Department to use the high school track July 21 for a pt test; approved the 2012-13 school calendar; acknowledged receipt of a donation of series of first edition signed books and memorabilia signed by au-thor Rick Riordan from Tristan Folk, a broken John Deere 7/26 snowmobile to Technology Program for repair and/or scrap from Kimberly Brown ($50) and two jack stands for the Technology Program from Ad-vanced Auto Parts, Geneva ($25); ap-proved allowing Adriana Rogers and Ethan Wolverton to attend Skoi-Yase as non-resident, tuition paying students; declared a list of library books from Skoi-Yase and the high school as surplus for sale and/or disposal.
In personnel matters, resignations were accepted from Patricia Baity (food service helper), Dustin Coleman (assistant football coach) and Bonnie TenEyck (part time cleaner); granted leaves for Carrie Nies (middle school mathematics), and Kathleen Wright (high school guidance counselor,); furloughed Allison Osytek (teacher aide); and appointed Joshua Bailey, Jason Bishop II, Travis Cook, Joshua Hennigan and Kyle Mollenkopf (temporary laborers), Susan Lane (part time school secretary I), Allison Osytek (school monitor), Deborah Hoffman (secondary special education department chair), Sherri Monell (elementary special education department chair), Amanda Mucedola (science department chair), Lisa Miller (auditorium manager), Thomas Alex-ander (secondary extended school day teacher), Robert Cline and Joanna Leo (secondary extended school day teacher substitutes), Daniel Hacker and Amanda Moore (co-advisors to Class of 2016), Brian Oddi (assistant football coach, Linda Johnson (instructional substitute) and Bonnie TenEyck (non-instructional substitute).
In other action, the board approved the district’s staff development plan; participation in the cooperative bidding process through BOCES; and the contracts with Henry Landschoot as part time instructional technology staff developer and Victoria Bauder-Rivet as part time coordinator of the Waterloo Teacher Center.
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