Board Briefs

Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

October 9, 2018


Staff Recognition: The Board recognized Kristi Reedy for all of her hard work throughout the week of Homecoming and Shelley Logsdon for the initiative she has taken to create a Tyler user manual.  Both of these women go above and beyond for the students and families of the Savannah School District. 

New Hires: None

Transfers:  None 

Resignations: None

Retirement: None.

Extra Duty: None.  

Substitute Teachers: Melinda Dunn, Katherine Hangartner, Laura Nold, Andrea Schweizer, Leann McMillan, Ciara Clawson, and Hunter Bailey have been approved to sub.   

Surplus Property: 1 Football Leg Charger @ $1,000.00

Red Ribbon Week: October 22, 2018 – October 26, 2018. 

Policy and Procedure: The Board adopted 12 updated policies.  Check the Board agenda for more information. 

Building Trades:  A bid for Building Trades House #38 of $250,001.00 was accepted.  Dr. Kurre will finalize the contract and sale of the house. 

Student Performance Data:  Ashley Anderson was unable to be at the meeting so this discussion was tabled until November. 

Grant Applications: Dr. Kurre approved Grant Applications for the CTA Classroom Award, MSTA Classroom Award, United Way, Northwest Region Classroom Awards for Teachers, and a Target Field Trip Grant.

Ad Hoc Committees:

The Student Safety & Security committee will meet on the 3rd Friday of the month at 8 AM.  (October 19th)

The Facilities Committee will meet on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 5:30 PM.

 The Transportation Committee will meet on October 10, 2018, from 4 to 6 pm. 

All meetings will be held in the Central Office Meeting Room.  Committee meeting minutes are attached to the board agenda.    

Building Reports: Stephanie Merritt spoke to the Board about Savannah Middle School and a few changes that have been made this year.  6th-grade teacher, Jake Phillips, presented to the Board about Hydroponics that he is able to have in his classroom because of a grant he received. 

The next Savannah R-III Regular School Board meeting will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM at the Savannah R-III Central Office Meeting Room. The October Work Session has been canceled.