Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

February 12, 2019


Recognition: Helena Elementary was recognized for their Exemplary Professional Learning Community award.  The District Food service staff was recognized for their efforts on countless weather-related early outs and their ability to get students fed in an efficient manner. 



New Hires:  The Board hired Alexis Myers- HS Custodian and Deanna Huffman- JG Secretary.  Welcome to the tribe! SACC will be adding Jordyn Burnett, Madyson Lytton, and Tessla Paxton to their team. 


Resignations: Karla Burnett -Softball Coach and Jamie Yates-High School Spanish, effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year. 


Extra Duty: The Board hired Garet Jackson- Assistant Baseball Coach    


Substitute Teachers: Erin Fleharty, Rob Beattie, and Nicole Schellhorn have been approved to sub.   


Action Items

Draft Calendar: The Board approved the Draft Calendar for the 2019-20 school year.


Facilities Audit: The board approved a contract with GGA for the facilities audit. 


2018-19 Calendar: After the excessive snow days this year, the Board approved adding March 15, 2019, and April 19, 2019, as two (2 hour) early release days on the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar.  As it stands, the last day of school will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019.  See the District website for an updated academic calendar.


Program Review

 The Board reviewed the current Library Programs.  Check the Board agenda for more information. 


Discussion Items

Safety and Security Recommendations see the Board Agenda for full list


Building Reports

Roxanne Rooney spoke to the Board about the challenges teachers are facing with all of the snow days.  She also thanked the Board for opportunities within PLC. 


Be sure to catch one of our upcoming community meetings!


The next meeting of the Savannah R-III Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room. The next Board Work Session will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room.