Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

September 11, 2018



New Hires: The Board employed Marisol Bryant as Middle School Para, Tracy Pflugradt as Minnie Cline Custodian, Dawn Rasco as High School Custodian, and Dino Moon as John Glenn Custodian.  Welcome to the tribe!


Transfers:  Jamie Wright took a District Maintenance position. 


Resignations: The Board accepted a resignation from Joelle Blair, Middle School Para.


Retirement: None.


Substitute Teachers: Sara Foster, Darcy Moon, Stephanie Burr, Ashley Markt, Kelsey Brooner, Kelly Sybert, Kristine Freerksen, Tammy Burns, and Alexis Johnson have been approved to sub.    


Extra Duty: None.  


Surplus Property: 25 Chromebook Carts @ $250.00 each


Policy and Procedure: The Board approved policy changes to 13 policies.  Check the Board agenda for more information. 


Middle School Accounts: The Board approved updating the Middle School bank accounts to reflect 2018-19 staff changes


Bus Routes: The final bus routes were approved


Phone System Updates: The Board Approved an equipment lease and contract with United Fiber for a Voice Over IP Phone System. 


Grant Applications: Dr. Kurre approved Grant Applications for the Big Yellow Bus Missouri Arts Council and MSTA Classroom Award. 


Ad Hoc Committees: The Student Safety & Security committee will meet on the 3rd Friday of the month at 8 AM in the Central Office Meeting Room.  The Facilities committee will meet on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 5:30 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room. 


Building Reports: Sarah Portenier spoke to the Board about changes that have happened at the High School for the 2018-19 year and what she has done to work with her staff to start off the year.  Way to go SHS!


District Programs: The Board looked over a revolving evaluation calendar for District Programs that need to be evaluated every 2 years per Board policy. 



The next Savannah R-III Regular School Board meeting will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM at the Savannah R-III Central Office Meeting Room. The next Board Work session (Board Retreat) will be held Monday, October 15, 2018, starting at 3:00 PM in the Central Office Meeting Room.