Greenwich Twp. School Board Brief

Regular Board Meeting May 9, 2023

Board Brief

The following information is intended to inform staff and community members of recent action taken by the Board. The information included in this brief is not intended to be a complete summary and does not replace official Board minutes.


Mrs. Susan Vernacchio - School Board President

Mrs. Erin Herzberg - School Board Vice-President
Mr. Andrew Chapkowski

Mr. John T. Goetaski

Mrs. Roseanne Lombardo

Mrs. Meghann Myers

Mrs. Fiona Paterna

Highlights from the Greenwich Township School District Board of Education Regular Meeting May 9, 2023

Enrollment: 426

1. Superintendent Recommendations Approved
A. Club Advisors for 2023-2024, Homebound Instruction 2023-2024, Summer Camp Instructors 2023, ESY Staff 2023, Grade Level Chair Persons for the 2023-2024 school year, ScIP Committee 2023-2024, all stipends for each are listed in the Board agenda.

B. Acceptance of the resignation from Annelise Walker.
C. Non-tenured teacher renewals.
D. Central Office Staff renewals.
E. Part-time Aides, Cafeteria/Lunchroom Aides, Part-time Custodian, LDTC, Treasurer of School Monies, renewals.

F. Full-time Custodian renewals
G. Stacy Podolski and Daniel Giorgianni as 2023-2024 HIB Specialists at a stipend of $500.00 each.
H. Tuition Reimbursement for Miranda Coughlan and Sean Keane.
I. Use of accrued personal day, above three in a year, Tina Sayers and Sarah Wedgwood.
J. FT aides to assist in after school clubs, by request of a Club Advisor, as needed, at a rate of $17.50 per hour.
K. Brianna Gentile as a substitute school nurse for the ESY program 2023, at a rate of $35.00 per hour, as needed.

2. Policy/Regulations
A. 2nd reading of a total of 16 policies/regulations.

3. Curriculum & Instruction
A. Field Trip:

1. Dress Rehearsal for Spring Concert - 5/23/23 $235.00
2. Drama Club Production - 5/12/2023 $260.00
3. Graduation practice - 6/14/2023 $240.00
4. 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades to Battleship NJ, May 24, 2023, $2,821.50

B. Workshop -

1. Megan Ballinger - Virtual summit, "The Art of STEAM", 6/29/23-7/1/23, $144.00

4. Budget & Finance

A. Contract between Greenwich Township Board of Education and Archbishop Damiano School, retroactive to 4/17/23, SID#7364176884, through the 2022-2023 school year.
B. Contract between Greenwich Township Board of Education and Gloucester County Special Services School District, ERI, retroactive to 4/24/23, SID#6736602241, through the 2022-2023 school year.

5. Report of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary- Approved

A. Bills Lists with payroll

B. Student Activities Account statements March 2023
C. Voided Checks

6. Building & Grounds

A. Use of facilities request from PTO, Broad Street School auditorium, Candy Bar Bingo, May 16, 2023, from 6pm-7:30 pm
B. Use of facilities request from Gibbstown Youth Volleyball, May 29, 2023 - June 24, 2023, front field of Nehaunsey Middle School, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

7. Public Session -

Several Members of the Community spoke on a variety of topics including: transportation request for student outside of courtesy bussing boundaries; questions/comments regarding maintenance of our facilities; completion of negotiations; staff retention, professionalism, and morale; appropriate student treats, and a request for information on code of conduct and HIB procedures.

8. Executive Session - Yes

9. Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:30 pm

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Next Regular Board of Education meeting is scheduled for TUESDAY, June 13, 2023, at 6:30 pm.


The schedule for the 2023 Board of Education meetings is available online