Board Meeting - March 13, 2018

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
of the Metuchen Board of Education
Metuchen High School
400 Grove Avenue
Metuchen, NJ  08840
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
8:00 PM

1.   Flag Salute

2.   Notice of Meeting

I hereby make this statement to indicate compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act known as Chapter 231 of the Public Laws of New Jersey, 1975, which became effective 90 days after enactment, January 19, 1976.
Notice of this meeting was given by providing the location, time and date of this meeting, and posting of the same on the front door of the Board of Education offices, by delivering copies to the Borough Hall and the Metuchen Public Library, The Home News and Tribune, The Sentinel, The Star Ledger, and by filing a copy with the Borough Clerk as prescribed by this law.

3.    Roll Call

Mr. Benderly
Mr. Manley
Mr. Glassberg
Ms. McGuire
Ms. Killean
Mr. Small
Mr. Lifton
Mr. Suss
Ms. Lunt


4.    Presentation/Discussion Items

  • Showcase of Success
    • The MHS Footlighters will present a preview of their annual spring musical, “Crazy for You” under the direction of Shawn Doremus, and musical direction by Stefeny Stofa-Krombholz
    • Edgar Middle School 2018 Science Fair Winners:
    • Grade 5:  Daniel Afkhami – Thermal Conductivity
    • Grade 6:  Mary McGrath & Annabelle Fedun - The Great Ice Melt Race
    • Grade 7: Janu Dreher- Effects of Magnetism on a Gyroscope
    • Grade 8: Veronica Lijeron & Amrita Sutradhar -The Science of Chocolate
  • Recognize Governor’s Educators of the Year 2017-2018:
    • Moss:  Sivan Baumgartner, Teacher
    • Moss:  Allison Sullivan, Paraprofessional
    • Campbell:  Kelli Holleran, Teacher
    • Campbell:  Meghan Jeney, RTI
    • Edgar:  Karen Logan, Teacher
    • Edgar:  Mary Jo Paulmenn, Paraprofessional
    • MHS:  Steve Cichetti, Teacher
    • MHS:  William Latta, Paraprofessional
  • Presentation
    • Review of athletics budget

5.   Report of the President of the Board of Education

6.   Report of the Superintendent of Schools

7.   Report of the Business Administrator/Board Secretary

8.   Committee Reports

9.   New Business

10. Old Business

11. Minutes

Move to approve the minutes of the following meetings:
February 27, 2018
Special Business Meeting (1)
February 27, 2018
Special Executive Meeting (2)
February 27, 2018
Board Meeting
February 27, 2018
Special Executive Meeting (3)

12. Meeting Open to the Public

(for comment on any Presentation/Discussion items, Reports and New/Old Business)

13. Meeting Open to the Public

(for comment on the recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools)

14. Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

(at this time, the Board will take formal action on the following items – see attachments)
  1. Personnel
  2. Finance
  3. Policy
  4. Curriculum

15. Meeting Open to Public

16. Announcements

17. Motion to Go Into Executive Session

(when applicable)
Resolution to Close Meeting
BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to the Sunshine Act, N.J.S. 10:4-12 and 13, that the Board of Education will now meet in executive session to discuss ____________ and that matters discussed will be disclosed to the public as soon as the reason for confidentiality no longer exist.
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