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June 20, 2019 Board of Education Meeting Highlights

June 20, 2019 Board of Education Meeting Highlights


  • The District held a reception for the retirees and presented them with certificates for their years of excellent leadership and service to the School District and our Community. 


  • The Top 10 Class of 2019 were presented with certificates for their outstanding academic performance. 


  • Faith Murns and Jenna Kratz were recognized for receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award for their community service projects at the Kenoza Lake Firehouse and Cochecton Men's Club Field. 


  • Mr. Scardino was recognized as the Sullivan West Standout for his outstanding effort and dedication to our students.


  • The Board congratulated and thanked Student Board Member, Emily Gaebel, for representing the student body during the monthly meetings. 


  • Mrs. Joyce-Turner provided the Board with updates of the Sullivan County School Boards Association meeting and Countywide Academic Achievement dinner. 


  • The 2018-2019 school calendar was amended to reflect the half days in the Elementary School on June 25 and June 26, 2019. 


  • The Board approved the date for the Annual Organizational Meeting, which will be July 8, 2019. 


  • Mr. Reynolds provided an update of the NYSSMA performances this year. 


  • The Board recognized Mrs. Nervegna for her beautiful artistic dove design in Jeffersonville. 


  • Mrs. Krentz shared a video she made for 6th grade students of instrumental opportunities that are available in the music department at the High School.


  • The Board authorized transfers and deposits into various District reserve fund accounts.


  • The refuse removal bid was awarded to Thompson Sanitation for the 2019-20 school year.


  • The Board accepted generous donations from the Sullivan Renaissance, Rose and Kiernan and National Honor Society.


  • The Board authorized agreements with the Charlton School, Center for Discovery and Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing for the 2019-20 school year.


  • The Board approved Memorandums of Agreement with individual school employees for their continued employment for the 2019-20 school year: Mrs. Poston, Dr. Bressler, Mr. Tranchina, Mrs. Huggler, Mrs. Meckle, Mrs. Meyer, Mrs. Priebe, Mrs. Kautz and Mr. Lambrigger.


  • The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement with the Western Sullivan Administrators and Supervisors Association regarding a new collective bargaining agreement.


  • The Board abolished, reduced and approved various positions for the 2019-20 school year, which were included in the approved school budget.


Please visit the Board of Education website to review the full agenda.