KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, June 5, 2006, 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the workshop board meeting on Monday, June 5, 2006, 7:30 p.m., at the Senior High School Library pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.
Absent Dennis Ritter, Carl Ziegler, Tyler Loeb-Student Representative
Also Brenda Winkler-Superintendent, Joseph Pugliese-Board Treasurer, Gretchen Diehl-Board
Present Secretary, Mark Erb, Lorraine Felker, Matt Smith, Jim Orwig, Peter Miller, Barb
Richard, Sheryl Snyder, Michael Velik, Brian and Cindy Wlazelek, Bev Berleigh, Pat Vymazal, Dan Roman-The Patriot, Elizabeth Wessner, Matt Cullen, Joan Dietrich, Tom Campbell, Karen Vymazal, Cindy O’Neil, Louis Cottone, Brenda Boyer
Welcome President Vymazal welcomed guests and opened the meeting with a moment of silence and Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He asked that everyone sign the attendance book and mark their concern next to their name. He requested that anyone wishing to speak on an agenda item please raise his/her hand to be recognized. This meeting was tape-recorded.
Student/Staff The following students were recognized. Certificates and cougar pins were presented:
Recognition Boys Tennis: 2nd Place Berks County “AA” Doubles, 2nd Place-District II “AA” Doubles,
Qualified for State Tournament in Doubles – Pat Miller and Bobby Zerwick
Girls Track: 4th Place Berks County 400m, 6th Place PIAA District III AA 400m and State
Championship Qualifier – Sara Wlazelek
Boys Track: 1st Place Team Oxenrieder Relays, 1st Place Team Stephan Meet,
1st Place Team Shippensburg U. High School Invitational – Calvin Laing, Pat
Vymazal, Josh Neyhart, Devin Peterson and Tony Akers
1st Place Team Berks County 4x100m Relay, 8th Place Team PIAA “AA” 4x100m
Relay – Vymazal, Akers, Laing, Peterson
Calvin Laing – PIAA District III AA 3rd Place 100m, 4th Place 200m, 2nd Place
Pat Vymazal – PIAA District III AA 1st Place 400m, 2nd Place 4x100m Relay,
3rd Place 4x400m relay, PIAA AA State 6th Place 400m
4x400m Relay, PIAA AA State 6th Place 400m
Josh Neyhart - PIAA District III AA 4th Place 800m, 1st Place 1600m, 3rd Place
4x400m relay, PIAA AA State Silver Medal 1600m
Devin Peterson - PIAA District III AA 2nd Place Long Jump, 2nd Place 4x100m
relay, 3rd Place 4x400m relay, PIAA AA State Silver Medal Long
Tony Akers - PIAA District III AA 2nd Place 4x100m relay, 3rd Place
National Geographic Geography Bee:
KES 1st Place – Karl Velik 4th grade
MAX 1st Place – Joseph Weiss 5th grade
ALB 1st Place – Aaron Williams 5th grade
GWC 1st Place – Brad Miller 5th grade
AMVETS Poster contest winner – 1st Place - Olivia Massaro
Berks County Earth Day Poetry Contest – 1st Place - Olivia Massaro
“There Ought to be a Law” essay contest sponsored by Rep. Semmel
1st Place – Matthew Graeff
Also, the following cafeteria employees were recognized by Ms. Snyder. Certificates and
cougar pins were presented:
The Top Banana Award – Theresa O’Mara
Little Grater Awards – Janice Mickey, Diane Shirk
Cashier of the Year – Tammy Snyder
Pear Jam Award – Wanda Herring and Cheryl Day
Personnel Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Daniel Walter, to approve the following
All Personnel Are Approved Pending the District’s Receipt of All Mandated Credentials.
Budget Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by William Yurvati, to approve the attached
Transfers list of budget transfers for School Year 2005-2006.
2006-2007 Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by William Yurvati, to approve the attached
Holiday Support Staff and Administration Holiday Schedule for School Year 2006-2007.
2006 Summer Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Kay Churchman, to approve the attached
School Bus list of 2006 summer school bus routes.
06-07 Lunch Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Alan Darion, to approve the following
Prices increases in lunch prices beginning School Year 2006-2007:
Elementary students from $1.80 to $1.90, an increase of $.10
Secondary students from $1.90 to $2.00, an increase of $.10
Adult lunches from $3.25 to $3.50, an increase of $.25
Discussion Items Budget 2006-2007
Executive Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Kay Churchman to have the board meet
Session for an executive session to discuss a personnel matter at 8:57 pm.
Motion carried unanimously.
The board reconvened at 9:47 p.m.
Apple Lease Motion made by Alan Darion, seconded by William Yurvati, to enter into the Apple
Agreement Lease Agreement with Apple Financial services for Elementary Mac-mini, elementary
Adjournment Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by William Yurvati to adjourn the meeting at
10 :03 p.m.
Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by,
Gretchen A. Diehl
School Board Secretary