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January 8, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Superintendent's Report and Board of Education Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call the Meeting to Order, recording of members present and absent, making of request that visitors silence their cell phones and that board members refrain from using their cell phones during the meeting.
Rationale: 

 

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.)
3. Welcome to visitors.
4. Public Participation
Rationale:  "Visitors wishing to speak before the board on any item on the agenda must complete a card with name and purpose of address. A time limit may be imposed by the President."
Discussion: 

Susan Bayro - DLT Meeting question with participation with the public. 

Scott Laird - Superintendent's Contract Extension

Penny Bradford - Superintendent's Contract Extension 

Cynthia Boone - Superintendent's Contract Extension

Cassandra Surrett - Student safety issues, Superintendent's Contract Extension 

President Mike Tolson - Comments that the Board President sets the agenda. Superintendent's evaluation is to be done in January. 

5. Principal's Report and response to public participation:
Rationale: 
  • Student Report
Discussion: 

Ms. Lee - Student report from teachers. Mr. Williams comments he has gone to a paperless classroom since the use of Chromebooks. Thankful for Ms. Lee and the leadership she has brought to the district. Mrs. Davis - Attendance has improved, disciplinary action has went down, leadership is beneficial. Mrs. Kendrick -  Huge transformation with Chromebooks this year, GoGuardian monitors at all times while in school. Mrs. Culver - Implementing test prep for ACT. 

Mr. Cowan and Mrs. Hester - Attendance issues, PD training for teachers and paraprofessionals, 50% of 3rd graders passed their reading benchmark midyear


6. Superintendent's Report and response to public participation:
Rationale: 
  • Review District Treasurer Summary Report
  • Striving Readers Grant
Discussion:  Dr. Neufeld - Reviews the Treasury Report with BOE, teaming up with OCIC for grants, District has purchased about 450 Chromebooks. 
7. Spotlight: Building Honor Teachers
Rationale: 

Indian Camp: Blayne Shuping

Elementary: Cathy Gardner

High School:Sharon Holloway

8. Discussion of Board and Principal’s Goals in advance of January 15th Special Board Meeting for same.
Discussion:  Will meet at 5:30 PM January 15th. 
9. 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):
Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.A. Vote to approve the minutes from the December 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.
9.B. Approve the minutes from the December 14, 2017 Special Board Meeting.
9.C. Approve a fundraiser for soccer.
9.D. Approval for 7th and 8th grade science students to attend the 2nd Annual Osage Nation STEAM Science Fair on January 26, 2018, from 9AM - 2PM.
9.E. Approve Student Activity Account
9.F. Approve Appropriations, Change Orders, and Encumbrances:
Rationale: 

2017-2018 General Fund Encumbrance #'s: 200-209, 70129, 70130 in the amount of $45,206.42

2017-2018 Gift Fund Encumbrance #'s: 8132 in the amount of $50

2017-2018 General Fund Change Order #'s: 6, 8, 45, 56, 83, 130, 135, 136, 179, 197, 198, 199, 70020, 70024, 70070, 70094, 70127, 70128 in the amount of $77,458.28

2017-2018 Building Fund Change Order #'s: 2102, 2103, 2106, 2108, 2109, 2110, 2124, 2125, 2136 in the amount of $15,764.63

2017-2018 Child Nutrition Fund Change Order #'s: 2207, 2208, 2214, 2215 in the amount of $32,227.20

9.G. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report.
10. Consideration and vote to convene in executive session to discuss:
Rationale: 

Personnel:

  • Discussion of Public Participation Comments
  • Dr. Neufeld's Evaluation
  • Discussion of Maintenance Position
  • Discussion of extension of Dr. Neufeld's Contract
  • Review of coaching assignments by PHS administration

As authorized by 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):
Consideration and vote to convene in 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.
11. Vote to acknowledge the board has returned to Open Session:
Action(s):
Vote to acknowledge the board has returned to Open Session passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Thomas Boone.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
12. Executive Session Compliance Statement:
13. Review and vote to approve the sanctioning of the Pawhuska Indian Camp Parent Booster Club.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends approving the sanctioning of the Pawhuska Indian Camp Parent Booster Club passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
14. Consideration and Vote to approve Superintendent's contract for the 2018-2019 school year.
15. Consideration and vote to approve the extension of the Superintendent's contract for the 2019-2020 school year.
Action(s):
Motion to table the extension of the Superintendent's contract for the 2019-2020 school year passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Thomas Boone.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Vote to approve the resignation of an Indian Camp Elementary paraprofessional.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends approving the resignation of Randi Whitman, Indian Camp Elementary paraprofessional, passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
17. Vote to approve hiring a high school special education paraprofessional on a one year, non-continuing contract for the 2017-2018 school year.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends hiring Matthew Camargo, as a high school special education paraprofessional on a one year, non-continuing contract for the 2017-2018 school year, passed with a motion by Thomas Boone and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
18. Vote to approve 2 additional student instruction days due to the city wide water issue.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends adding 2 additional student instruction days due to the city wide water issue, passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
19. New Business:
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld presented Gifted and Talented field trip to National Weather Service in Tulsa passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
Dr. Neufeld presented the resignation of Stacy Sutherland, vote to accept resignation passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
Dr. Neufeld presented the resignation of Head Football Coach Joe Tillman, vote to accept resignation passed with a motion by Thomas Boone and a second by Justin Sellers.
Dr. Neufeld presented adding Manuel Gloria to be placed on the Substitute list, vote to add Manuel Gloria to the sub list passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
20. Comments from the Board:
21. Adjourn:
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the East door of the entrance of the Administration office on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.; and is posted on the website at: www.pawhuskadistrict.org.

 

 

Lauren A. Stanton

Superintendent's Secretary

Pawhuska Board of Education

Action(s):
Vote to adjourn 7:56 PM passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Thomas Boone.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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