Board News


Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda

The agenda of the December 4, 2019 board meeting was approved as presented.

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the Regular Board meeting of November 20, 2019 were approved as presented.

Reports:  Superintendent – Mr. Dennis Chambers

  1. Mr. Chambers informed the Board that the cafeteria did not open this week.  Hopefully it will be open the week of December 16.  The biggest hurdle right now is getting the outside door installed.  Paving is tentatively set for Monday, December 9.  These dates are all subject to the construction schedule.     

  2. Mr. Brown informed the Board that Chartwells has sent out a student survey and Cowan sent out a staff survey to complete.  These surveys should be completed by Friday of this week with the results shared at our next monthly meeting with Chartwells on Tuesday, December 10. 

  3. Mr. Brown reported to the Board that Tenurgy found no issues with the audit of our electric bills.  As a part of our service, Tenurgy will continue to monitor our bills for the next 36 months. 

  4. Mr. Brown and the Board discussed and went over the first reading of Policy Updates Vol. 32 #1 with some additional policies added to the update as well.    

  5. Mr. Brown reminded the Board that the January 2020 board meeting dates will be January 8 and January 22, 2020.  A board of finance meeting will be held at 6:10 p.m. on January 22, 2020.

  6. Professional Leave Requests approved by the Superintendent as of Monday, December 2, 2019 were presented.            

    Opportunity for Public Comments

    (No negative comments toward Corporation employees are permitted during the public meeting.  Alleged misconduct by a Corporation employee is to be addressed in an Executive session of the Board following meeting with appropriate members of the Administration.)

    Gabrielle Belcher was in attendance for Mr. Groves’ Government class P.I.G. (Participation in Government) project.


Business Office Recommendations

Treasurer's Report and Approval of Claim Docket

The claims #17802 to #17855 and the payroll of November 29, 2019 as listed in Appendix #1992 were approved for payment.    



The Board approved the maternity leave for Sarah Brewer from approximately May 8, 2020 through May 28, 2020 or the last teacher day for the 2019-2020 school year while staying a part of the RISE evaluations.

The Board approved the medical leave for Stacey Chester from December 12, 2019 through December 20, 2019 while staying a part of the RISE evaluations.

The Board approved to extend the medical leave for Sarah Hill from December 9, 2019 through December 19, 2019 while staying a part of the RISE evaluations.

Opportunity for Board Communication:

Mr. Alan Wright and the Board thanked Janet McIntosh and everyone in the Superintendent’s office for getting through the audit with a great report from the State Board of Accounts.


The December 4, 2019 regular board meeting was adjourned at 6:42 p.m.




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