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December 11 2017 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday December 11, 2017

7:00 PM Regular Meeting

Minutes

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Marcia Kampling called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were Jarrod Bartlett, Brandt Ditgen, Jason Gregory, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  Member Van Dewey was absent.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Ron Orsak, CMS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Todd Hague, Activities Director; Jodi Grover, Director of CCR; 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 Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the agenda as       presented.              Motion carried    5-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried   5-0 

 

·         Minutes of November 13, 2017 Regular Meeting

·         Payment of Bills

·         Board Appreciation Dinner in January

·         Acceptance of Golf Donation – David Harding - $750

·         Acceptance of Student Assistance Donation – United Methodist Women’s - $300

·         Purchase of Property at 106 Shadybrook - $171,502.43 (includes closing costs)

 

5.         CES K-8 Art

            K-8 Art Teacher, Isaac Shue discussed with the Board the current elementary art grading process            and is working on making changes that are more fitting for this subject and age group.

 

7:05 pm – Jarrod Bartlett arrived at this time.

 

6.         LEADERSHIP REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         The district will take possession of the Shadybrook property on January 3, 2018

·         The district will be studying ideas for the best possible use of the new facility

           

            CHS Principal’s BOE Report:

            ●The November 28 Art Show was again a success

            ●The Cardinal Classic had a full 6 - team tournament

            ●The Glee Caroling tour will take place on Monday, December 11

            ●We completed a vulnerability assessment recently on the HS / MS building as part of     updating our crisis plan

            ●December is a busy time for the music classes. I really appreciate Mr. Johnson and his students for their enthusiasm at the basketball games.

            ●Congratulations to Taton Bennett for being selected for the SCKMEA Honor Band

            ●Ann Asbury and I will be attending the State BOE meeting in Topeka on Tuesday to address the             BOE on the A+ Pilot program. We will be joined by representatives from Hiawatha elementary as          they are the Elementary Pilot program in Kansas. Representatives from the Kansas Arts Alliance        will be part of the presentation as well.

            ●Semester exams will be held December 18 -21

            ●The high school vocal concert will be held on December 18 at 7:30

            ●We are looking forward to the December 22 Professional Learning Day

            ●The Cardinal Club approved the purchase of an additional Power Rack for the weight room and an additional Glute/Ham Developer was purchased with some tournament fund money.

            ●We have been pleased to grow our Athletic Development classes from 8 to over 90 in the last 6 years. Mr. Wehrman has a goal to increase that number by the Fall.

            ●We hope to welcome back a HS student to school on Monday after being involved in a very        serious rollover accident almost a month ago

            ●Cheney will be the host site for the CPL Honor Band & Choir Concert on January 13 in our         auditorium. The concert will be held at 4:00 p.m.

 

            Activities Director’s Report:

·         Cardinal Classic Tournament went well.  Next year two teams will be leaving but we will be adding Pratt and El Dorado.

·         Cardinal Club hosted the CCT hospitality room with the Culinary Arts class providing the refreshments.

 

            CMS Principal’s BOE Report:

            ●The last teacher evaluations were done this week

            ●We celebrated, with the CMS staff on Monday 12/4, with a breakfast I cooked (with a little help   from my wife). It was to celebrate and reward the teachers for making 91           positive contacts in two weeks for the Relationship WIG.

            ●Our other WIG of students knowing how to be successful in school is also going well. We have   been rewarding the seminar class(es) with the highest percentages of no missing assignments,            best organization, and completed agendas or google calendars.

            ●Some of our students participated in the KMEA band and choir concert on Saturday 12/2.

            ●Friday 12/8 was the winter band concert for grades 5-12 at 7pm

            ●Mrs. Patterson and StuCo have organized some dress up days and activities (including a talent show) for the last week of school.

            ●Several classes are doing Secret Santa activities

            ●December 13 ESSDACK will film Jill Weber’s Special project

 

            CES Principal’s BOE Report:

·         Mrs. Graf returned from maternity leave on Monday, November 27th

·         December 1st: FABulous Family Event took place

·         Caroling by the CHS students at CES on December 11th

·         December 21st, we will host two Christmas concerts:

                        PreK-2nd grade will perform in the AM

                        3rd-5th grade students performing in the PM

·         December’s faculty meeting will focus on Zones of Regulation

·         December 18th, we will meet with our Crisis Team

·         Professional Learning Day is on December 22nd

·         Winter Benchmark for AIMSweb+ is in full swing

 

            Teaching and Learning Director’s Report:

            ●PreK/K and 5th grade had their curriculum planning dates

            ●Three teachers will attend a guided math curriculum conference on January 23rd

            ●December 4-15th will be the Winter benchmark for AIMSweb+ in both reading and math

            ●The Hour of Code is a nationwide one-hour introduction to computer coding

            ●December 22nd, staff will participate in a professional development day

 

 

7.         BOE REPORTS

            President Kampling reported on some of the workshops she attended at the KASB December       Conference.  New Board member, Julie Peintner, also attended the New Board Member           Workshop at the conference.

            Rusty Slusser attended the Special Education Coop BOE meeting and said the main discussion   was regarding the placement issues of a Maize student.  Rusty also discussed the issue            regarding the size of the auditorium during various music concerts.

 

8.         EXECUTIVE SESSION

            At  7:50 pm it was moved by Rusty Slusser and seconded by Jason Gregory to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing personal matters of non-elected personnel      exception under *KOMA to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed,        except that any such person shall have the right to a public hearing if requested by that person         because if these matters were discussed in open session it might invade the privacy of those                discussed and to protect the privacy rights of an employee who is identifiable and that the              Board resumed open session at  9:30 pm.  (Present were BOE members and Superintendent)      Motion carried   6-0

 

            Superintendent left executive session at 8:20 pm.

            Board Clerk entered the executive session at 8:41 pm.

            Board Clerk left the executive session at 8:42 pm.

            Superintendent entered executive session at 8:51 pm.

            Superintendent left executive session at 9:15 pm.

            Superintendent entered executive session at 9:20 pm.

           

            The Board resumed open session at 9:30 pm.

 

            *KOMA – Kansas Open Meetings Act

 

9.         ACCEPTANCE OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

            It was moved by Rusty Slusser and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to accept the resignation of          Bryea Simmonds, CES Asst. Cook.  Motion carried   6-0

 

            It was moved by Jason Gregory and seconded by Jarrod Bartlett to approve the offer of extending            a 2 year contract to Superintendent David Grover.  Motion carried  6-0

 

10.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Marcia Kampling adjourned the meeting at 9:32 pm.

 

 

 

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Marcia Kampling, President                                           Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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