The Board met in regular session on Tuesday, March 16, with President Kambic presiding.
A recording of the National Anthem performed by Red Land High School's Choral Quartet comprised of Seniors Mayson Bryant, Georgia Halley, Timmy Seiferth, and Reagan Starrett, was played to start the meeting.
The minutes of the meetings held February 11 and 18, 2021, were approved.
The Board approved the Treasurer’s Report for the month ending February 28, 2021, showing invested and available funds of $44,480,594.65.
Dr. Stoltz indicated the latest legal update from the solicitor’s office was available for Board members.
Dr. Argot shared the Central Treasury Reports for Cedar Cliff and Red Land High Schools.
Mrs. Tierney provided more details about the West Shore Foundation, including the intent to award innovation grants in the next couple of weeks, and Dr. Stoltz added that the Foundation recently supported Red Land High School Baseball’s Capital Campaign.
Mrs. Moyer highlighted an opportuity through the Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School for students to participate in a Fire and Rescue Information Night
on April 12, 2021.
Recognition by the Board
Youth Art Month 2020 and 2021
Once again this year, the District partnered with Lamar Advertising and our Partners in Education to celebrate Youth Art Month with a community-wide billboard display. Mrs. Fourhman shared a presentation recognizing the 2020 and 2021 student billboard artists, their teachers, and sponsors. A complete list of featured artists and a slideshow of their work can be viewed on the District website for 2020
Board Shout Outs
Dr. Stoltz thanked Capital BlueCross for a recent $1,500 donation and gave a shout out to the Food Service Department for providing 419,254 total meals since March 17, 2020.
Mr. Stoltenburg commended New Cumberland Middle School on its virtual performance of A Sherlock Holmes Radio Mystery
and Mrs. Tierney applauded the high schools on their student productions.
Recognition of the Public
Opportunity for Students to Speak
A comment received electronically from a student related to prom was read to the Board.Agenda Items
No members of the public addressed the Board.Business Items
Bills for Approval
The Board approved bills for the period February 22, 2021, through March 9, 2021, listing checks which totaled $2,679,284.96.Personnel
The Board approved all personnel items as presented.Budgetary Transfers
The Board approved the budgetary transfers as requested.
Bid Awards – Art Supplies and General Supplies
The Board awarded bids for Art and General Supplies.
Capital Area Intermediate Unit 2021-2022 General Operating Budget
The Board approved the Capital Area Intermediate Unit's 2021-2022 General Operating Budget.
Revised Board Policies
The Board approved revisions to Board Policies 247: Hazing; 249: Bullying/Cyberbullying; 626: Federal Fiscal Compliance.
ExCEL Virtual Learning Academy
Dr. Whye introduced the District's new ExCEL Virtual Learning Academy
and provided the Board and community with information about the process used to develop the academy and its offerings.
Supporting Student Success
Dr. Whye reviewed challenges from this school year and shared information related to the District's plans to support student success.Revised Board Policies
Dr. Argot shared a potential new Board Policy 622, related to accounting and financial reporting standards stipulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.Rossmoyne Construction Update
Mr. Sanders provided an update on the Rossmoyne construction process and shared the District's intent to welcome students to their new school on Monday, April 12, 2021
Recognition of Public
Public comments received electronically from parents related to spring sports, graduation, and prom were read to the Board.