“Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders by Pursuing Excellence Today”

 

MINUTES

Regular Meeting - Open Session

WILLARD R-2 BOARD OF EDUCATION

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7:15 P.M.

Willard Middle School Training Room

 

 

I.              PRELIMINARIES OF THE MEETING

                A.            Mrs. Puckett called the meeting to order.

 

B.            Ms. Callahan called roll.  Present were Mike Graves, Ron Crighton, Marsha Anstine, Caroline Puckett, Jeff Baker, Jana Copeland and Joel Adams.  Administrators present were Dr. Kent Medlin, Dr. Janell Royal, Jeff Staley, Stewart Pratt, Rhonda Bishop, Tom Davis, Kara Crighton-Smith, Melinda Miller, Shane Medlin, Amy Sims, Angela Stevens, Lisa Blankenship, Sandy Gold and Amy Stroder.  District Office personnel present was Sherri Callahan.

 

C.            Mrs. Puckett established a quorum.

 

II.            PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.           AGENDA AMENDMENTS/APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

Motion 3794                          Joel Adams moved, seconded by Ron Crighton, to approve the agenda as

Approve the Agenda          presented.

 

                                                YEAS:                    All.

 

IV.           PATRON INPUT

 

                Chris Church spoke re: recognition the band students received for high academic scores.  Proud of students involved in extra-curricular activities for maintaining high grades.

 

V.            PRESENTATIONS

                A.            Vietnam Project – Melissa Troxell, High School teacher, spoke re: the Vietnam project at     the high school.

 

                B.            Special Education Data Analysis – Jeff Baker presented the Board and patrons on Special Education data analysis.

 

VI.           ADMINISTRATORS REPORTS

 

                Written reports were submitted.

 

VII.          REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

                1.             Set Dates for Special Meetings

                                a.             Certified staff evaluations and re-employment

                                b.             Reorganization meeting following April election

 

Motion 3795                          Joel Adams moved, seconded by Ron Crighton, to set the date for Certified

Set Dates for Special           staff evaluations and re-employment as March 19, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. and set

Meetings                               the date for Reorganization as April 13, 2009, at 5:00 p.m.

 

                                                YEAS:                    All.

 

                2.             Discuss Sale of Athletic Uniforms

 

Marsha Anstine left the meeting at 8:25 p.m.

 

Motion 3796                          Mike Graves moved, seconded by Jana Copeland, to accept the recommendation

Accept Recommendation   of  the Activities Director.

Of Activities Director

                                                YEAS:                    Six.

                                                ABSENT:               One.

 

                3.             Mid Year Financial Report

 

Motion 3797                          Ron Crighton moved, seconded by Joel Adams, to accept the Mid Year

Accept Mid Year                  Financial Report.

Financial Report  

                                                YEAS:                    Six.

                                                ABSENT:               One.

 

                4.             Discuss Elementary Redistricting

 

                                Administration will send a new packet of information to the Board with alternative               elementary boundary lines.

 

                5. – 11.    No agenda items.

 

                12.           Board Policy Updates

                                a.             Salary Schedule Policy GDBB, GDBA-R and GCB

 

Jana Copeland and Joel Adams left the meeting at 10:25.

 

                                b.             Policy Updates (First Reading)

 

                                                Discussed.

 

                13.           Consent Agenda

                                a.             Approve the minutes of the previous meeting

                                b.             Accept resignations

                                c.             Special teachers fund transfer

                                d.             Fund balance report

                                e.             Bills presented for payment

                                f.              Budget amendments

 

Motion 3798                          Ron Crighton moved, seconded by Mike Graves, to approve consent agenda.

Approve Consent

Agenda                                  YEAS:                    Four.

                                                ABSENT:               Three.

 

                14.           Board Input

 

                                Mike Graves would like the board to be kept informed of collected revenues.   Would          like monthly presentation on financial information.

                               

                                Mike Graves would like board presentations on curriculum, course offerings, etc. 

 

                                Jeff Baker questioned how elementary classes are set up and the philosophy for setting up                classes.

 

 

 

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Caroline Puckett                                   President

 

 

 

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Sherri Callahan                                     Secretary