Lyons School Board – October 23, 2012
Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent recommended that the Board of Education go into Executive Session to discuss a contractual issue. The Board came out of Executive Session at 7:05 p.m.
Mr. Rich Henry, President called regular meeting of the Board of Education to order at 7:08 p.m.
Mark Clark said a few words on behalf of Cindy Quagliata.
The Board of Education approved the following retirement resolution:
Whereas, the Lyons Central School District Board of Education believes our quality of life is dependent upon citizens who are well educated and prepared for their role as members of a democratic and world class society and Whereas, Mrs. Cynthia Quagliata by her devoted service as a Lyons Elementary School Teacher played an essential role in support of the district’s mission to enable each child to become a productive member of society. Be it therefore resolved that Mrs. Cynthia Quagliata be recognized in appreciation for her dedicated and commendable service to the children and families of the Lyons School community and that her contribution of time, talent, and involvement be recognized as having been a vital asset to the ongoing quest to accomplish our mission and Be it further resolved that this commendation be memorialized in the minutes of the Board of Education meeting held on the twenty second day of October Two Thousand and Twelve.
Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent spoke to the Board of Education on behalf of Mr. Libo Alexanian who is eligible for tenure.
The Board of Education granted tenure to the following staff member:
Mr. Libarid Alexanian, Old Pre-Emption Road, Lyons, New York 14489. Tenure Ares is 7-12 Assistant Principal. Effective October 25, 2012.
Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent acknowledged the Board of Education. School Board of Education Appreciation Week is October 29 – November 2. Being a Board of Education member is a long and thankless job. Each member of the Board of Education was presented with a small token of our appreciation and a thank you to Robin Cinelli for putting it all together for us.
A brief reception was held to honor the Mrs. Quagliata, Mr. Alexanian and the Board of Education was held.
The Board of Education accepted the request for a leave of absence from Mrs. Lindsay Engels, Burwell Drive, Macedon, New York 14502 for a childbearing leave to being on or about January 10, 2013 and end on or about February 25, 2013 and a child rearing leave to begin on or about February 26, 2013 and end on May 31, 2013.
The Board of Education approved to increase the position for Ms. Marie Becker, Layton Street, Lyons, New York 14489 from a 0.5 FTE Teachers Aide to a 1.0 FTE Teachers Aide effective October 24, 2012.
The Board of Education accept the Memorandum of Agreement between the Lyons Central School District and the Lyons’ Principals Association in compliance with the new APPR standards.
The Board of Education approve the New York State External Diploma being issued to Ms. Michelle Scharett, Townline Road, Lyons, New York 14489.
Andy Richardson, Audit Committee Chairperson met with the Audit Committee Monday evening to discuss the Audit Committee Charter. The Committee made some changes and presented a draft of the changes to the Board of Education. The Board of Education will review the changes and will discuss the charter at the next Board of Education meeting.
The Board of Education approve entering into a contract with the Lyons Community Center for a post season game and practices for volleyball.
Denise Dzikowski would like to meet with Hope and Julie about the upcoming NYSSBA Conference on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Steve Veeder, Transportation Administrator/Athletic Director advocated for the boys modified programs. Currently there are 29-30 boys trying out for the boys modified program. He is requesting that Lyons create an additional Boys modified team. A question and answer discussion ensued.
The Board of Education approve the creation of the additional Boys modified basketball team for the 2012-2013 sport season.