Highlights of the January 8, 2014 Board Meeting




Approved a request from Richland Wrestling Booster Club to borrow wrestling mats for the January 17-19, 2014 tournament.


Approved confirmation of hourly rates from Andrews & Beard for 2013-2014.


Approved the proposed tentative 2014-2015 school year calendar (Option F).


Approved January Budget Transfers.


Approved IRS travel reimbursement rate decrease from 56.5¢ per mile to 56.0¢ effective January 1, 2014.


Approved the advertising of the preliminary 2014-2015 general fund budget.


Approved the use of HIBster on-line Anti-Bullying software.


Approved a request from Donna Murphy-Carosi to perform her school psychology internship under Claudia Mehall – 2014/2015 School.


Approved granting a Right of Way/Easement to Highland Sewer and Water Authority in conjunction with the Junior-Senior High School project.


Denied parent request regarding waiving of Forest Hills School District policy. 




Approved a leave requested by teacher Mr. Matthew Hautz under the terms of the Family and Medical Leave Act.


Approved an unpaid leave request by Paraprofessional Amy Docherty – 3 days unpaid leave.

Approved an unpaid leave request by Custodian Rhonda Holdsworth December 3, 2013 tentatively through January 16, 2014.


Approved an unpaid leave request by Custodian Donna Holdsworth December 6, 2013 tentatively through January 31, 2014.


Appointed Mrs. Deborah Lucas as a 3-hour/day Paraprofessional/Cafeteria Cashier effective January 13, 2014.


All requests for conferences, field trips and use of school facilities

presented to the Board were approved.