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2014 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education

Back row:  Mr. Ev Harris, Mr. Ken Musch, vice president, and Mr. Richard Helminski
Front row: Mrs. Mindy Ward, assistant treasurer, Sherri Koback, president, Mrs. Keiran Menacher and Kathryn Hott, Superintendent


Leave a message for any board member by calling the district office 419.867.5600.


 

 

The next meeting of the Board of Education will be a Special Session  and is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 4 pm.   The May Study Session will take placeo on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  The May General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

 

When and Where Are Board Meetings Held?
A Board of Education in the State of Ohio can only take action at meetings open to the public.  The Springfield Board of Education typically holds its monthly business meeting at 5:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Administration Building, 6900 Hall Street, Holland, Ohio. If the schedule is adjusted for any reason, that information is posted and the community is notified in advance.

Addressing the Board of Education:
To permit citizens to be heard and at the same time conduct its meetings efficiently, members of the Board will hear the public only at times scheduled for such comments.

A citizen, community or school related group who wishes to be formally placed on the agenda at a Board meeting must give notice to Cathy Semonin, Springfield Local Schools' Superintendent Kathryn Hott's administrative assistant, 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Notice must include name and address of person, telephone number,  name of group and topic to be addressed.  To reach Mrs. Semonin via telephone, please call the school district at 419.867.5604.  Comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per person and fifteen (15) minutes per topic, except as additional time is granted by the Board President.

Meeting Agendas

April 23, 2014
  -  General Meeting Agenda  (call SHS Office to obtain a list of 2014 graduates)
  -  General Meeting Addendum

April 9, 2014
  - Study Meeting Agenda

March 26, 2014
  -  General Meeting Agenda
  -  General Meeting Addendum

March 24, 2014
  -  Special Meeting Agenda

March 19, 2014
  -  Special Meeting Agenda

March 11, 2014
  -  Study Meeting Agenda

February 25, 2014
  -  General Meeting Agenda
  -  General Meeting Addendum

February 4, 2014
 -  Study Meeting Agenda

January 22, 2014
  -  General Meeting Agenda
  -  General Meeting Addendum

January 17, 2014
  -  Special Meeting Agenda

January 14, 2014
  -  Special Meeting Agenda

January 8, 2014 Organizaton Meeting
  -  Meeting Agenda

December 27, 2013
  -  Special Meeting Agenda

December 11, 2013
  - General Meeting Agenda
  - General Meeting Addendum

November 20, 2013
  - General Meeting Agenda
  - General Meeting Addendum

November 6, 2013
  - Study Meeting Agenda

October 23, 2013
  - General Meeting Agenda
  - General Meeting Addendum

October 9, 2013
  - Study Meeting Agenda

September 25, 2013
  - General Meeting Agenda
  - General Meeting Addendum

September 11, 2013
  - Study Meeting Agenda


Meeting Minutes
  -  March 19 Special Meeting
  -  March 11, 2014 Study Meeting
  -  February 25, 2014 General Meeting
  -  February 4, 2014 Study Meeting
  -  January 22, 2014 General Meeting
  -  January 17, 2014 Special Meeting
  -  January 14, 2014 Special Meeting
  -  January 8, 2014 Organization Meeting
  -  January 2, 2014 Special Meeting
  -  December 27, 2013 Special Meeting
  -  December 17, 2013 Special Meeting
  -  December, 2013 General Meeting
  -  November, 2013 Study Meeting
  -  October, 2013 General Meeting
  -  October, 2013 Study Meeting
  -  September, 2013 General Meeting
  -  September, 2013 Study Meeting
  -  August, 2013 General Meeting
  -  August, 2013 Study Meeting
  -  July 2013 General Meeting
  -  July, 2013 Special Meeting
  -  July, 2013 Study Meeting 
  -  June, 2013 General Meeting
  -  June, 2013 Special Meeting
  -  June, 2013 Study Meeting
 
 

What follows is a brief biography of Springfield School Board of Education members:

 

President:  Sherri Koback
Occupation: Business Owner
Mrs. Koback, her husband Scott, and her children are either Springfield students or graduates. Her dedication to her alma mater finds her very active in many booster organizations and it is unusual not to find her at all district athletic or academic events!  Mrs. Koback’s work in the district and throughout the community resulted in her receipt in 2012 of the Ohio School Boards Association NW Region Outstanding Citizenship Award.  She was reelected to her second term in November, 2013, and is beginning her fifth year of service to the community.

Vice President:   Ken Musch
Occupation:  Civil/Structural Engineer
Mr. Musch and his three daughters are proud alumni of Springfield High School and he has four grandchildren attending Springfield schools. He recently completed his 32nd year of service to the Springfield Board of Education and has received numerous regional and state awards including the prestigious Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement. His service also earned him selection as a Master Board member, the all NW Ohio Regional Board, and as an All-Ohio Board member in 2000. He, wife Sharon, children and grandchildren all reside in the community.

Members:

Ev Harris
Occupation: Real Estate, Insurance
In 2014, Mr. Harris will have served the community as a member of the Springfield Board of Education for 41 years. He has received numerous regional and state-wide recognition for his contributions to public school education and leadership including the prestigious Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement. Three times he has been named to the all NW Ohio Regional Board, in 2001 was chosen as an All-Ohio Board member, and has also been named a Master Board member. Mr. Harris also serves on the Board of the Springfield Schools Foundation. Professionally, Mr. Harris has been honored with seven Nationwide Insurance Community Service Awards. His wife Lana and both children graduated from Springfield High School and his two grandchildren also attend school in the district.

Richard Helminski
Occupation:  Springfield Township's Assistant Fire Chief
Mr. Helminski began his service on the Springfield Board of Education in January, 2014.  He is a proud graduate of Springfield High School where he excelled both academically and athletically.  Mr. Helminski began his service to our community in 1987 as a volunteer fire fighter.  He holds many certifications, includng those as a paramedic and fire safety officer.  In 2006, he was appointed Assistant Fire Chief.  He and his wife Rebecca are the parents of two daughters, both of whom attend school in the district.

Keiran Menacher
Occupation: Manufacturer's Sales Representative

Mrs. Menacher is now serving as a member of the Springfield Board of Education for her 19th year. She is active on many district-level committees and in 2009, her accomplishments led to her selection to the All Ohio School Board.  This honor followed her receipt in 2007 of the prestigious Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement. Mrs. Menacher has also received numerous regional and state awards and recognition for her contributions to the district and education.  She lives in Holland with her husband Bill and is the mother of two sons, both Springfield High School graduates.
 

 

 

 

 

 












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