Public Meeting Agenda: December 4, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 4, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

December 4, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
1.A. Invocation- Rev. Rex Arnold with St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
1.B. Flag Salute and Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Mrs.Suzanne Cannon
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
Rationale: 

 

3. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Simeroth
3.A. Yukon Middle School Choir- The Mill-Aires and Ms. Judy Dinkel, Choir Director/ Ms. Elizabeth Dragoo, Choreographer
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
3.B. Presentation of Dropout Rates and College Remediation by Dr. Sheli McAdoo/Melissa Barlow
Speaker(s):  Dr. Sheli McAdoo/Melissa Barlow
3.C. OK State Testing Report by Ms. Desarae Witmer
Speaker(s):  Ms. Desarae Witmer/ Ms. Angela Bileyu
Goals:
  • COMMUNICATION- We will develop a communication plan that provides transparent, accurate, and timely information to meet the needs of our District stakeholders, including employees, parents, students and community members.
  • CURRICULUM- We will establish a research-based curriculum to implement a viable, relevant, meaningful learning experience for all students.
3.D. Yukon High School Theatre Department- The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
4. Board Member Communications and Announcements
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
4.A. Individual Board Member Comments
4.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
Rationale: 

December:

  • 12/4-12/8:  School Board Filing Period for School Board Member Post # 3 @ Canadian County Election Board- 200 S Bickford Ave, El Reno, OK 73036
  • 12/7: Holiday Tea- Ranchwood ES, 1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
  • 12/21- 1/3: Winter Break

January:

  • 1/4:  School Resumes- ALL Sites and Offices
  • 1/8:  School Board Meeting- YPS Admin Bldg, Board Room, 600 Maple, Yukon OK 73099, 6:30 p.m.
  •  1/16: Board Luncheon: YPS Admin Bldg., Conference Room, 11:30 am- 1:00 p.m.
  • 1/26: Yukon Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala, The Palace Event Center, 2310 N Banner Rd, El Reno, OK

 

 
5. Communications
5.A. Communications- Request from Patrons to Address the Board- Pursuant to Board Policy AF. Comments can be made only by District Patrons, concerning items listed on the Agenda.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
6. Business Items: Finance Consent Docket- All of the finance consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
Goals:
  • COMMUNICATION- We will develop a communication plan that provides transparent, accurate, and timely information to meet the needs of our District stakeholders, including employees, parents, students and community members.
  • FINANCE- Our District will establish a financial plan that will inform and benefit all stakeholders.
6.A. Approval of Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments:
6.B. Treasurer's Report(s) and General Fund Report(s)
6.C. Child Nutrition Report and Newsletter
Attachments:
7. Business Items Consent Docket: All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
7.A. Accept and Approve the Minutes from the Special Board Meeting and the Regular Board Meeting on: November 6, 2017.
7.B. Approval of the Out of State Travel request from Aaron Dillard, DECA Instructor for Yukon High School and 5-10 students, to travel to Orlando, FL to attend the DECA Convention Sports and Entertainment Marketing Conference, on January 31- February 4, 2018.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: Parents to pay $800-900/per student. School: DECA Activity Fund. Trip was approved for Ms. Jayna Cox during the November meeting. Mr. Aaron Dillard is attending as a chaperone. 
Goals:
  • INSTRUCTION- We provide meaningful learning with high expectations for all.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT- We will create and implement professional development that is relevant and applicable to meet the needs of all educators.
7.C. Approval of the Out of State Travel request from Jeremy Reed and Jeff Hall, Football Coaches for Yukon High School and 1 student, to travel to Philadelphia, PA to attend the US Navy student recruitment to honor coaches, on December 8-10, 2017.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: Coaches will be paying their way to attend. 
7.D. Approval of the Out of State Travel request from Leander Walker, Dain Foster, Emilie Shannon, Sports Medicine Instructors for Yukon High School, to travel to New Orleans, LA to attend the National Athletic Trainer Association Training Clinical Symposium, on June 24-30, 2018.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: No cost to General Funds/District; Paid by 412 and Athletic Training Funds
Goals:
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT- We will create and implement professional development that is relevant and applicable to meet the needs of all educators.
7.E. Approval of the Out of State Travel request from Barney Moon, Tennis Coach for Yukon High School and 14 students, to travel to Denison, TX to attend a competition/scrimmage, on February 16-17, 2018.
Rationale:  COST ANALYSIS: no cost to district, not to exceed $320 per student paid by parents
Goals:
  • CURRICULUM- We will establish a research-based curriculum to implement a viable, relevant, meaningful learning experience for all students.
7.F. Approval of the STEM program expansion to include Yukon High School sophomores in the Pre-Engineering and Bio-Medical programs at the Canadian Valley Technology Center for the 2018-19 school year.
Goals:
  • COMMUNICATION- We will develop a communication plan that provides transparent, accurate, and timely information to meet the needs of our District stakeholders, including employees, parents, students and community members.
  • CURRICULUM- We will establish a research-based curriculum to implement a viable, relevant, meaningful learning experience for all students.
7.G. Approval of Dr. Jason Simeroth, YPS-Superintendent, to serve as Negotiating Agent and Authorized Representative on behalf of YPS in possible mediation involving Sysco foods.
7.H. Approval of Yukon Fine Arts Center Rental Contract from Studio 5678 for January 20, 2018.
Goals:
  • FACILITIES- Provide efficient, cost effective facilities that address the learning needs of our students and enhance instruction.
8. New Business:
8.A. New Business-This business, in accordance with Oklahoma Statues, title 25- 311 (A)(9), is limited to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting this agenda.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
9. Personnel Docket:
9.A. Personnel-Vote to convene or not to convene, in executive session pursuant to 25 O.S.307 (B)(1) and (B)(7) to discuss the contract and/or annual evaluation of the Superintendent; and the resignations, employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change of assignment and/or transfers, as listed on the attached Exhibit A.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
Attachments:
Goals:
  • PERSONNEL- We will recruit, retain, and compensate highly motivated educators that are committed to professional growth and excellence.
9.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes' compliance announcement.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
9.C. Approval of Personnel Items as listed.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
Attachments:
Goals:
  • COMMUNICATION- We will develop a communication plan that provides transparent, accurate, and timely information to meet the needs of our District stakeholders, including employees, parents, students and community members.
  • PERSONNEL- We will recruit, retain, and compensate highly motivated educators that are committed to professional growth and excellence.
10. Adjournment
10.A. Consideration of and motion to adjourn the meeting
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon
11. Public Notice/Agenda- The public Notice/Agenda was posted at 600 Maple, Yukon, OK 73099 at the front entrance of the Yukon Public Schools Administration Building/Office, and the Yukon Public Schools website on the 1st of December, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent.
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