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September 12 2016 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CMS Open Projects Lab

Monday September 12, 2016

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

Vice-president Jarrod Bartlett called the meeting to order at 7:04 pm.  Members present were Van Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Jason Gregory, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  President Marcia Kampling was absent.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Greg Rosenhagen, CHS Principal; Amy Wallace, CMS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Todd Hague, Activities Director; Lori Kutilek, Director of Teaching and Learning and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

 

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            No patrons were present.

 

3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

It was moved by Jason Gregory and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried   6-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Jason Gregory and seconded by Van Dewey to approve the consent agenda as presented:                         Motion carried  6-0

 

·         Minutes of August 8, 2016 Regular Meeting

·         Minutes of August 22, 2016 Special Meeting

·         Payment of Bills

·         Payment of Bond Bills

·         Approval of Out-of-District Applications

·         Sept 30th Halftime dedication / October 1 tours 2:30 – 5:00 pm

·         Approval of SITE Council Memberships

·         Approval of Rental Facility Agreement

·         Approval of Weight Agreement

 

5.         TEACHING STAFF ON FLEXIBLE SEATING AND CORRELATION TO LEARNING

Teachers Marilyn Keller, Paula Sears and Angie Boone shared videos of their classroom after the implementation of flexible seating.  The teachers shared how their new flexible seating and learning correlation are working together to inspire children’s learning.

 

6.         DLR / COONROD PROJECT UPDATE

Brad Rice from Coonrod and Assoc. reviewed with the Board the cost of the total changes to the projects to date, and how it correlates to the budget.  Keith Taylor from DLR Group discussed the ball diamond concession stand and the need to write a construction contract.  They also need to determine a final location before dirt work can begin.

 

 

7.         BAND UNIFORMS

Travis Johnson updated the Board on the Band Uniform Fundraising.  The total cost of the uniforms will be approximately $45,000.  This is contingent upon design factors, fabric chosen and amount of details.  The fund raising has gone well – approximately $8,000 from the golf tournament, $ 3,000 from the Cardinal Club as well as additional individual donations.  Mr. Johnson also shared with the Board several artist renderings of ideas for the design.

 

8.         LEADERSHIP REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         KASB Convention in Wichita on December 2-4

           

CHS Principal’s Report:

·         Band will go to the State Fair on September 14th

·         discussed enrollment numbers and start of school

·         local police will be handing out medallions to students with outstanding character

           

CMS Principal’s Report:

·         Back to school in-services update

·         Jill Weber received a Social Studies Grant

·         Holley Rohloff received a Dollar General Grant for books on tape

·         7th grader Cassidy Webster was selected to be published for a poem she wrote – only 20% of the entries submitted, in the nation, are published

·         Will be holding a Spelling Bee

 

            CES Principal’s Report:

·         Enrollment update

·         Traffic changes at the front of the CES have made significant improvements

·         They are excited about the new Director of Teaching and Learning

·         They had a couple of pep assemblies to start the year off

·         Chief Winter has come to speak with the students

 

            Director Teaching and Learning Report:

·         She reviewed with the Board what she has been doing since the start of school which stems from the 5 R’s:

1.     Relationships – with staff and students

2.     Relevance – training teachers on new curriculum / team and individual planning

3.     Rigor – growth mind set

4.     Responsive Culture

5.     Results

 

            Activities Director’s Report:

·         Reported on Fall activities – participation numbers are up

·         Safety – CPR / AED training for coaches and athletes

 

9.         BOE REPORTS

            Brandt Ditgen attended the August Special Education Cooperative meeting on August 11th.

One of the points discussed was the building in Mt. Hope that they were going to purchase is now going to be leased for the day school.

 

10.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 9:15 pm Matt Voth moved, seconded by Rusty Slusser, that the Board enter into executive session to discuss personal matters of non-elected personnel to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed because if this matter were discussed in open session it might invade the privacy of those discussed and that the Board enter executive session for the purpose of discussing matters relating to actions adversely or favorably affecting a person as a student, except that any such person shall have the right to a public hearing if requested by that person because if this matter were discussed in open session it might invade the privacy of those discussed to protect the privacy rights of a student who is identifiable and that the Board  return to open session in this room at 9:25 pm.  Motion carried  6-0     (Present were BOE members and the Superintendent)

           

            The Board resumed open session at 9:25 pm.

 

14.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS / NEGOTIATIONS

It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the following job offerings and resignations:    Motion carried  6-0   

           

            Hirings:

Lela Krenzel      -           CES Cook

            Connie Hilger    -           Aide / Para

 

            Resignation:

            Bret Robinson   -           Bus Driver

 

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the early graduation plan for senior Nate Ralston.  Motion carried  6-0

 

15.        ADJOURNMENT

            Vice-president Jarrod Bartlett adjourned the meeting at 9:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jarrod Bartlett, Board Vice-president                              Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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