March 11, 2014 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 11, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 AT 6:30 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT.  ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.  

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.

A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND SECONDED BY SCOTT LOTTES TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 11, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 AT 8:00 P.M. AT THE ALFORDSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN LOOGOOTEE, IN.  BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES, GALEN GRABER AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.

TRAVIS MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

MR MADISON ALSO CONGRATULATED THE BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL ON THE SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE MATH AND LANGUAGE ARTS AT THE ACADEMIC BOWLS.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON FEBRUARY 10, 2014.  JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THERE WERE TWO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS. JOAN HARKER ASKED WHAT THE FINAL TAX RATE CAMI IN AT AND MR MADISON SAID THEY DO NOT HAVE A FINAL NUMBER BUT THAT IT SHOULD BE BETWEEN 78 AND 79 CENTS. TERI HOLT ASKED IF WE WERE APPROVING SUMMER TEACHERS DURING THE MEETING.

IN NEW BUSINESS THE BOARD APPROVED A STUDENT WELLNESS POLICY. MR MADISON THANKED THE COMMITTEE FOR ALL THEIR WORK ON THIS POLICY. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE POLICY. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:

FEB 22 – HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS – NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MAR 14 – 6TH GRADE BAND & JR HIGH BAND – TECUMSEH HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

 APR 22 – 1st GRADE – THE CENTRE – EVANSVILLE, IN – ANDREA HUFF, TRACEY NOWASKIE, BRITTANY MILLER & BROOKE STUCKEY

MAY 22 – 3RD GRADE – MARENGO CAVE – KENDRA LEROY, GWEN GRABER & KERRI BOYD

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

FEB 22 – ISTEP SUCCESS WRITING – BALL STATE – NANCY HARRISON

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS.  GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ALSO ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

MAR 19 & 20 – INDIANA’S COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JENNIFER LEE

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS.  GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE KOMPUTROL SOFTWARE SYSTEMS ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE AGREEMENT. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED DR NANCY HARRISON AS A HOMEBOUND INTRUCTOR FOR A STUDENT IN THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO APPROVED UNDER PERSONNEL WERE THE FOLLOWING:

SUMMER DRIVER’S EDUCATION – MIKE DECOURSEY, JOSH THOMPSON, AARON ASH & JEFF DOYLE

SUMMER HS PE – AMBER DECOURSEY

SUMMER HS PE AIDE – LAURA CRANEY

SUMMER HS ENGLISH – DR NANCY HARRISON

SUMMER HS ENGLISH REMEDIATION – DR. NANCY HARRISON

SUMMBER HS MATH – MARK HOLT

SUMMER HS MATH REMEDIATION – JULIE SLUDER

ELEMENTARY SUMMER SCHOOL – ASHLEY SEAL, TENLEY LESTER, ALISHA WADE, BRITTANY MILLER, AMY KAVANAUGH & JAYNA WILD

GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL POSITIONS AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER, THE PRINCIPALS PRESENTED THE FIRST READ OF THE 2014-2015 ELEM/MS/HS STUDENT HANDBOOKS TO THE BOARD. THEY WILL BE APPROVED AT A LATER DATE.

IN REPORTS, MR MADISON REMINDED THE BOARD THAT THE ISBA REGION 9 MEETING IS MARCH 19, 2014 AT HUNTINGBURG.

CLAIM NUMBERS 116 – 189 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 8, 2014.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, TRAVIS MADISON STATED HE WOULD ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO ADJOURN.  GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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