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October 10, 2016 at 5:30 PM - Superintendent's Report and Pawhuska Public Schools Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call the meeting to order and recording of members present and absent.
Discussion: 

President Bute called the meeting to order and attendance was taken.

Also Present were: Supt. Neufeld, Minutes Clerk Pitts, IT director Chronister, Byron Cowan, Kim Hester, Joe Sindelar, Braxton Williams, Danny Jackson, Jared Lemmons, and Dean Hix.


2. Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
Rationale:  (I salute the flag of the State of Oklahoma. Its symbols of peace unite all people.)
Discussion:  President Bute led the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
3. Welcome and Comments from Visitors.
Rationale:  "Visitors wishing to speak before the board on any item on the agenda must complete a card with a name and purpose of address. A time limit may be imposed by the President."
Discussion:  President Bute welcomed visitors. There were no comments from visitors.
4. Superintendent's Report
Rationale:  Discussion regarding Board of Education Goal Setting Session.
Discussion: 

Growing together sessions dates. Who's going Miami, October 24

 

5. Principal Reports.
Discussion: 

Elementary: Mr. Cowan addressed board of activities going on in the Elementary. New PK-6 Counselor, Mrs. DeLapp is also serving as the special ed director, she will truancy court for both IC/Elem

New secretary is working out well

Project Launch - possibly 1 position

Indian Camp: Mrs. Hester: addressed the board of activities going on at Indian Camp.

Walk to read  PK-2 all at one time.

Kdg 76 enrollment large, moved a second grade to kdg 18 in a class

High school: Mr. Sindelar addressed the board of some activities going on at the High school.

Leadership class taken over by Jeff Williams, has great skills

cleaning up high school, working on updating central places, chose LH. Paint,  General Clarence Tinker, name the LH after Gen Tinker,

Mr. Williams will be taking over doing the Veterans day assembly.

Band flag girls: got first in competition in Pryor.

Academic team: took 12 tonight to CV

Ag to national convention in Indiana

Highly qualified no longer exists.

A-F report card, jail kids affect the report card if they go to a non-accreditated facility.

VP Tolson wants to know what the rules are and how are they coming up with the grade for a district.


6. Technology Report.
Rationale:  Danny Chronister to present a technology plan.  
Discussion: 

1 to 1 initiative program

Run a comparsion of the textbook and technology.

7. Creating Gmail Accounts for all Board Members.
Discussion:  Supt. Neufeld discussed creating new gmail accounts for board.
8. Consent Agenda
Rationale:  All of the following items, which concerns reports and items of a routine nature normally approved at a board meeting, will be approved by one board vote, unless any board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of these items. The consent agenda consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent agenda passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.A. Approve September 12, 2016 Regular Board minutes.
8.B. Approve Janet K. Neufeld as a Board Member for OSAG.
8.C. Approve the Osage Nation Head Start to use a bus on November 15, 2016 to the Constantine Theater.
8.D. Approve Student Activity Account
8.E. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report.
8.F. Approve Appropriations, change orders and encumbrances.
9. Approve the request from Blake Formby for maternity leave from November 17, 2016 to January 2, 2017.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the request from Blake Formby for maternity leave from November 17, 2016 to January 2, 2017 passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Discussion and vote to ratify the Master Contract between the Pawhuska Education Association and the Pawhuska Board of Education for the 2016-2017 year.
Action(s):
Motion to table to make clerical corrections on Master contract with Pawhuska Education Association and Pawhuska Board of Education for the 2016-2017 school year passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. Memorandum of Agreement between the Pawhuska Education Association and Pawhuska Public Schools Change in Coaching Stipend.
Action(s):
A motion to approve the Memorandum of Agreement between the Pawhuska Education Association and Pawhuska Public Schools change in coaching stipend passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
12. Vote to approve the Mentor teachers for Resident teachers as per the attached list.
Action(s):
A motion to approve the Mentor teachers for Resident teachers passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
13. Discussion and vote to surplus computers and old miscellaneous items.
Action(s):
A motion to surplus computers and old miscellaneous items passed with a motion by Michael Tolson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
14. Consideration and vote to convene in executive session to discuss:
Rationale:  Personnel: Discuss Support and Certified Personnel, hiring an elementary secretary, as authorized by Title 25, Oklahoma Statutes, Section 307 (B)(1) and B(7), where disclosure of information would violate confidentiality requirements of state or federal law with no resulting vote to be made by the board. 
Action(s):
Motion to move into Executive session passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
15. Vote to acknowledge the Board has returned to open session.
Action(s):
A motion to acknowledge the Board has returned to open session passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Executive session compliance statement.
Discussion:  Board Clerk Counts read the Executive session compliance statement.
17. Vote to accept the resignation of Anne Grider, Special Education teacher, effective October 15, 2016.
Action(s):
A motion to accept the resignation of Anne Grider, Special Education teacher, effective October 15, 2016. passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
18. Vote to accept the resignation of Jamie McLain, elementary secretary, effective October 14, 2016.
Action(s):
A motion to accept the resignation of Jamie McLain, elementary secretary, effective October 14, 2016 passed with a motion by Michael Tolson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
19. Vote to hire an elementary secretary on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2016-2017 school year.
Action(s):
At the recommendation of Supt. Neufeld, a motion to hire Linda Teague, as an elementary secretary on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2016-2017 school year passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
20. Review of support staff salaries not on step.
Action(s):
A motion to increase the starting custodial base wage to $8.00 per hour not adjusted for CDL passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
A motion to increase maintenance assistant base pay to $11.50 per hour, not adjusted for CDL passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
A motion to increase all classified/support staff not on a yearly step of 1.5% passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
21. Vote to approve 2017 School Board meeting dates.
Action(s):
A motion to approve 2017 School Board meeting dates passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
22. Vote to approve the annual Election Resolution.
Action(s):
A motion to approve the annual Election Resolution passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
23. New Business:
Action(s):
Consideration for approval for FFA to go to national convention in Indianapolis, IN, Kim Soliano passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
A motion to approve One to One technology policy: passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
24. Comments from the board:
25. Adjourn
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration Office and on the East entrance of the Administration Office at 12:00 pm, Thursday, October 6, 2016 and posted on the website: www.pawhuskadistrict.org

 

 

Lauren Stanton

Superintendent's Secretary

Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 10:18 p.m. passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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