Three reports presented at Oswego school board meeting

The Oswego Board of Education met Sept. 25 and heard three reports.

Dr. Linda Doty, Dr. Dean Goewey and Mary Volkomer, Oswego elementary school principals, presented a report involving protocol for responding to at-school incidents of violence.

Their overview explained the duties and responsibilities of school district employees and also the responsibilities toward the victim and the alleged aggressor. It was also stressed that these guidelines include documentation and building safety practices.

Craig Dailey of King & King Associates presented an overview of the Phase 3b capital project as well as the 2012 capital project that was approved by the voters in May. He talked about the timetable of the projects and provided a tentative time table for each.

Terri Daino-Delahunt was also presenting to the board as she reviewed the success and impact of the Bookmobile as it toured the district throughout the summer months.

In the area of instruction, approval was given for the Oswego High School Marching Buccaneers to travel to Newark, N.J. and MetLife Stadium from October 12-14 to compete in the U.S. Bands Yamaha Cup Invitational.

Meanwhile among the personnel items the board accepted the resignation of technology teacher Stephen Cass and computer club advisor Rory Malone and appointed Ken Kern as a co-team leader for technology and home and career skills.

Probationary appointments included part time school monitor Michele Carson and grounds workers Joseph Scharf and Harry Bickford.

Theresa Verdoliva was named as a provisional custodian and David Elen as a temporary head automotive mechanic. Jo Ellen Smith was given permanent appointment as a senior account clerk-typist.

The board also approved $8,000 for obligations supporting the district web site and provided allowance for A.R.C. of Oswego to be added to the list for use of school district facilities.

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