Board Meeting - December 11, 2018

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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:45pm

1.Call to Order


2.Flag Salute


3.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 Criterion Sentinel, The Star Ledger, and by filing a copy with the Borough Clerk as prescribed by this law.

4.Roll Call

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


5.Showcase of Success

  • MHS Winter Concert Preview
The Vivaldi Strings Ensemble will be performing Winter Wonderland/Let It Snow arranged by Bob Cerulli, and directed by Elisabeth Sato.
  • Metuchen Fall Sports Championship Teams
Girls Cross Country
White Division Champions
Central Jersey Group II Sectional Champions
Group II Champions
Emma Kacani
Sara Lignell
Camille Lussier
Molly Malague
Tasha Pais
Caroline Schleif
Nina Suss
Bridget Thomas
Kelli Holleran:  White Division Coach of the Year
Field Hockey
GMC Conference Champions
Alexandra Battaglia
Sarah Jeney
Arielle Benderly
Claire Kenny
Sophia Caposino
Maeve Kenny
Anna Capron
Noelle Leaf
Kamryn Chaudry
Amelia Lorenzo
Alexandra Glutz
Isabel Weiner
Emily Glutz
Jodie Zeng
Lauren Hausser
Matt Murphy, Manager
Boys Soccer
Blue Division Champions
Sam Basilici
Trent Leaf
Thomas Cordes
Brayan Lino
Ben Cunningham
Griffin Makar
Michael Cyran
James McGuire
Ryan Doyle
Jake Musmanno
Michael Fuccile
Ben Rabinowitz
Ryan Grice
Luke Rivera
Parth Gujrathi
Giacomo Spasiano
Colin Hueston
Arun Subramanian
Avi Hogan-Appell
Liam Walker
Griffin Kick
Justin Wentnick
Matt Lai
Edgar Middle School
Undefeated Girls Soccer Team
Kayla Berenfeld
Samantha Pfeiffer
Macey Bradley
Samantha Rabinowitz
Charlotte Breen
Maggie Rivera
Mary Chura
Nika Rockafeller
Cassidy Connors
Austen Rodey
Victoria Espinosa
Claire Schleck
Kayla Fineman
Chloe Soden
Brooke Fuccile
Leah Wentnick
Katie Gray
Maddie Wheeler
Sarah Hausser
Juliana Woods
Alexandra Lipshutz
Ella Polakowski, manager
Edgar Middle School
Undefeated Boys Soccer Team
Ardi Ahmed
Aaron Honig
Eitan Berenfeld
Thomas Kacani
Henry Busch
Harry Kuhne
Jake Chinchar
Matheus Marques
Max Cohn
Nicholas Mills
Daniel Cordes
Brandon Sinclair
James Cotton
Armon Singh
Jack Cunningham
Tim Sullivan
Jonathan Dereka
Chayse Stolarski
Ben Galeota
Nicolas Van Leeuwen
Sahil Gujrathi
Antoni Zaniecki


  1. Audit 2017-2018: A representative from Baker Tilly LLP will be present to discuss the results of the 2017-2018 school year audit
  2. Student Safety Data System (SSDS) – Period 2 (January – June 2018)


  1. President’s Report
  2. Superintendent’s Report, including District Goals Update
  3. Business Administrator/Board Secretary’s Report
  4. Committee Reports

8.New Business


9.Old Business


10.Approval of Minutes of the Board of Education Meeting

Move to approve the minutes of the following meeting:
November 27, 2018
Special Business Meeting 1
November 27, 2018
Board Meeting
November 27, 2018
Special Business Meeting 2
November 27, 2018
Special Business Meeting 3

11.Meeting Open to the Public

(for any topic discussed up to this point in the meeting)
  1. Meeting Open to the Public
(for comments on the recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools)

13.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

14.Meeting Open to Public (for anything you wish to discuss)




16.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.
  1. Adjournment
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