Dr. William J. Bisignano, Jr.
The LRHSD Board of Education recognized the retirement of long-serving member Dr. William Bisignano from the Board. Dr. Bisignano was elected as the Medford Township representative to the LRHSD Board in 1997. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birnbohm and Board President Linda Eckenhoff presented Dr. Bisignano with a plaque honoring his 20 years of service to the LRHSD Board of Education and to his commitment to meeting the needs of all Lenape District students. Shawnee High School's Student Council President, Claire Flannery, and members of the Shawnee Concert Choir were also in attendance to help celebrate.
Lenape Jennifer McGrann Security Assistant Katherine Posch Nurse Paraprofessional Shawnee Wilfred Currier Custodian Cherokee Louis Arnold Interim Math Kayla Fratello Interim Special Education Christine Gunner P/T Paraprofessional Seneca Gerald Seigafuse Security Assistant District Lisa Gough Bus Driver
2017 Opening Day All-Staff ReviewSuperintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birnbohm presented to the Board of Education a review of this year's Opening Day for all district staff members.
Leaves of Absence
Name Location Raina Marshall Shawnee Marilyn Novack Shawnee Candace Robinson Sequoia Martin Rotindo Shawnee Dana Spera District Melissa Valloreo Shawnee
Donations* The Board of Education approved the donation of a golf cart valued at $3,600 for Lenape's Athletic Department from Lenape's Girls Soccer Booster Club.* The Board of Education approved the donation of EpiPens valued at $600 for Seneca High School from EpiPen4Schools Program by Mylan.* The Board of Education approved the donation of supplies and labor valued at $2,500 for Shawnee's JV Baseball Mound from Shawnee's Baseball Booster Club and Brian Anderson.
* The Board of Education approved the donation of shirts valued at $540 for Shawnee's Field Hockey Anniversary Game from Shawnee's Field Hockey Booster Club.
* The Board of Education approved the donation of a tandem axle trailer valued at $5,247 for Seneca's Marching Band from Seneca Band Parents.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $5,000 for the District's Chris Herren Presentations from Cherokee's Yearbook Club.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $2,008 for Shawnee's Class of 2018 from Shawnee's Class of 2008.
* The Board of Education approved the donation of sheet music valued at $100 for Seneca's Music Department from Margaret McVey.
Policy* The Board of Education approved on second reading Board of Education Policy 5330.04: Administering an Opioid Antidote.
Transfers & Promotions
Name From To Effective Date Jeffrey Misuraco Seneca Paraprofessional Lenape Paraprofessional 9/1/17
Resignations & Retirements
Name Location Position Effective Date Lauren Albanese Cherokee North P/T Paraprofessional 8/29/17 Kirk Anderson Cherokee North Custodian 12/1/17 Keith Giberson Lenape Science 7/1/17 Lisa Grunkemeyer Lenape Paraprofessional 11/1/17 Alyse Herman Lenape Guidance 1/1/18 Christopher Mitchell Lenape Math 1/1/18 Sheri Mitchell Lenape Health/PE 1/1/18
MiscellaneousNumerous other requests for approval of student activities and education items were approved by the Board of Education. These approvals are reflected in the formal minutes of the meeting which are available in the office of the Board of Education secretary.The next Board of Education meeting is Wednesday, October 18th at 7:30 p.m. at the Lenape District Administration Building in Shamong.