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November 10, 2020 at 6:45 PM - Board of Education Regular meeting

Minutes
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
Discussion:  Meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. by Levi Spencer, Vice President.  Others in attendance:  Jeff Thompson, Superintendent, Terri Hopper, Principal, Trisha Thompson, Encumbrance Clerk, Jill Syms, Marcus Cook, Garrett Stocking, Jordan Benites, Monica Stephenson.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. SALUTE TO THE OKLAHOMA FLAG
4. INNVOCATION
5. STANDING RESOLUTIONS
Action(s):
Motion to approve standing resolutions 1 and 2. This motion, made by Bill Clem and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.1. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S)
5.2. SCHEDULE OF BILLS AND REPORTS
6. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: JEFF THOMPSON
Discussion:  Mr. Thompson reported that every member of the Board is up to date on training. No further training will be scheduled at this time.  Will check back in January.
Financial reports were looked through.  Mr. Thompson is monitoring the school finances on a monthly basis.  He ask for any questions, and there were none.
7. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT-JEFF THOMPSON AND TERRI HOPPER
Discussion:  Mr. Thompson reported on the elementary school. Enrollment went up by one student in 3rd grade.  The Scholastic Book Fair is online this year.  It is currently underway, and he encouraged everyone to check it out.  This spring they will try to schedule an in-person one.  The Christmas Store starts online November 16th-December 4th. It will be in-person December 7th-December 10th. Veterans' Day Program will be tomorrow, November 11th, at 11:00 a.m., Thanksgiving Break is November 25th-29th, and the local 4-H canned food drive ends November 20th. Upcoming basketball games: November 12th 5/6 Shattuck, November 23rd 5/6 at Leedey, November 30th 5/6 Fargo.
Mrs. Hopper reported on the high school.  Enrollment has increased by one junior, 1st round playoff game is Friday November 13th, at Mutual against Granfield, JH basketball in underway, the FFA Trophy Auction will be November 17th at 6:30 p.m., the livestock judging scheduled for last week has been changed to January 10th, 2021, and the ASVAB is scheduled for November 18th at 12:15 p.m. Looking ahead, she reported that by 2024-2025, each school must offer 4 AP classes.  She will be coordinating with other districts to develop consortium to meet the requirement. She then brought in three Seniors, Marcus Cook, Jordan Benites, and Garrett Stocking to talk about the ice storm clean up. She stated everyone was excited to help.  Marcus Cook reported that there was no complaining, and the entire school came together, which really made him happy.   Jordan Benites stated that it was the funnest thing they have done as a class, and Garrett Stocking stated that helping each other helps bring us together. He talked about football, and said this was the closest football team they have ever had.
8. LEADERSHIP TEAM REPORT:
Discussion:  Mrs Syms reported that the bonfire Thursday night went well, and had a good crowd.
9. BOARD TO CONSIDER AND TAKE ACTION ON ADDITIONAL SERVICE STIPENDS
Discussion:  Mr. Thompson stated there is 33 fulltime employees. Each employee will receive a Christmas bonus.  Fulltime employees $250.00, part time employees $125.00 for a total of $8,500.00.
Action(s):
. This motion, made by Levi Spencer and seconded by Bill Clem, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. BOARD TO CONSIDER AND TAKE ACTION ON REGULAR BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2021 SCHOOL YEAR.
Discussion:  The Wednesday after the 2nd Monday of the month was the recommended dates for the 2021 school year. Mr. Thompson ask if there was any questions or concerns with the dates. It was brought up about moving the meeting back to Mutual, but after discussion, it will be left at Sharon. 
Action(s):
. This motion, made by Brandon Spray and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. BOARD TO DISCUSS ANNUAL DROPOUT REPORT WITH NO ACTION TO BE TAKEN.
Discussion:  Reported that there were no drop outs the 2019-2020 school year
12. BOARD TO CONSIDER AND TAKE ACTION ON THE SHARON-MUTUAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS VIRTUAL LEARNING GUIDE.
Discussion:  No action taken. Discussed keeping everything going as is and staying in school. The school has had one positive Covid case and 4 Flu cases. We will still try to have Christmas program, try to keep as many visitors out of the building as possible, fog the buses more frequently, and fog gym after games. If the student has self quarantined for 2 weeks he/she can still play.  If we are out of school the rest of the year there will be no sports.The school does not do the quarantining, the Health Department does that. The elementary has 22 students doing virtual and the high school has one.  
13. NEW BUSINESS
Discussion:  None
14. SIGN DOCUMENTS
15. SCHEDULE OF THE NEXT BOARD MEETING
Discussion:  The next Board meeting will be December 9th, 2020, at 6:45 p.m.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 7:46 p.m. This motion, made by Levi Spencer and seconded by Brandon Spray, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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