Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education
Central Office Meeting Room
Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:30 PM ~ Open Meeting 7:00 PM
September 10, 2013
Work Session Minutes
I. President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:32 PM.
II. Board President Questions/Issues: None
III. The Board reviewed the agenda items.
IV. The Board discussed placing items (F) Adoption of Revised Board Policies, (G) Adoption of New Board Policy and (H) Posting of Revised Policies to the consent agenda.
V. President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 6:42 PM.
Open Session Minutes
I. Call to Order ~ President Houston called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Members Present: Kelly Houston, President; Jim Vega, Vice-President; Susan Garrison, Linda Kozminski, Dr. Ken Rosenauer, and Mark Schneeflock.
Members Absent: Jennifer Peterson
Others Present: Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Kenny Ragland, Zac Coughlin, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Troy Dunn, Kelly Warren, Leisa Blair, Clint Howren, Steve Waigand, Annie Maier, Mary Porter, Linda Gillispie, Linda Nickell, Connie and Danny Huffman, Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.
II. Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ Ms. Linda Gillispie questioned the Board about Policy GCBDA, Professional Staff Short-Term Leaves and Absences. She questioned the use of personal days and sick leave wording. Mr. Houston said that it would be voted on tonight but that they would revisit it at next month’s meeting.
III. Consent Agenda ~ Mr. Schneeflock made a motion to move items (F) Adoption of Revised Board Policies, (G) Adoption of New Board Policy and (H) Posting of Revised Policies to the consent agenda. Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 5 - 1 vote.
A. Approval of the August 26, 2013 minutes, as presented.
B. Approval of bills dated: August -$1,128,175.71; August -$948,099.15; September -$121,990.14; September -$263,129.19; September -$51,875.53, as presented.
C. Personnel ~ The Board accepted the personnel list, as presented.
Jesica Baltezor Para Professional MS
Jennifer White 3 Hour Kitchen at HS
Sonya Castro 3 Hour Kitchen at HE
Jill Nolen SACC at John Glenn
Robin Fragola Extra Duty - 12th Grade Sponsor.
Substitutes To Hire:
Jeffrey St. John
. The Board adopted the Revised Board Policies as presented:
BBBB School Board Ballot Issues
DLB Salary Deductions
EBBA Illness and Injury Response and Prevention
ECG Animals on District Property
FEF Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards
GBCC Staff Cell Phone Use
GCBDA Professional Staff Short-Term Leaves and Absences
GDBDA Support Staff Leaves and Absences
IGC Extended Instructional Programs
IGCE District-Sponsored Instruction Options
IKF Graduation Requirements
IND Ceremonies and Observances
JECC Assignment of Students to Grade Levels/Classes
JHG Reporting and Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect
. The Board adopted the New Board Policy as presented:
IGBE Students in Foster Care
. The Board approved the posting of the following policies:
JCB Intradistrict Transfers
JG-R Student Discipline
JHCD Administration of Medications to Students
JHCF Student Allergy Prevention and Response
IV. Ms. Garrison made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda. Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 6 – 0 vote.
V. Action Items: Requires Motion
D. General Journal ~ $ 4,214,474.12
Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to approve the general journal. Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.
E. Student Assessment Results ~ Dr. Julia Schmitz presented a powerpoint presentation showing the Annual Progress Review (APR); State Accreditation; and Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)/End of Course (EOC) trends and comparisons.
Mr. Coughlin gave a report on the 2013 ACT Scores.
Dr. Mattson gave a Title I Report ~ (Federal Programs based on free and reduced lunches) funding language arts or com arts.
Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to approve the Student Assessment Results. Mr. Vega seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 6 – 0 vote.
VI. District Reports ~ The High School, Middle School, Elementary Schools and Special Services presented their monthly district reports.
VII. Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Dr. Rosenauer seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 - 0 vote. TIME: 7:43 PM.
Kelly Houston, Board President Janna Wuest, Board Secretary