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April 14, 2021 at 6:45 PM - Board of Education Regular meeting

Minutes
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
Discussion:  Meeting was called to order at 6:45 pm by Mandy Hedges, President
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 Mandy Hedges 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 on the financials, going over Financial Sheet, Previous Year Chargeables, and Cash Flow Sheets. He reminded board of Special Board Meeting
Tuesday May 25, 2021, at 12:45 p.m. to sell bonds, and touched on the legislative session issues again.  He reported that the Board Member Recall seems to be settling 
down, the POE bill he could see passing, the State School Board Charter School Resolution passed which will allow charter schools to take funds out of public school 
funds.  Schools are suing the OSSBA over this resolution.  The State Funding Formula will take effect at the start of next school year. SMPS could lose between $6,000.00
to $12,000.00 in funding.  Student Transfer Bill passed so the board will have to create a policy for next year.  May 28, 2021 is the end of the legislative session.
The school has until May to decide if going to go with OSRMT or OSIG insurance. He will get views on what the surrounding area schools will be doing and report at next
board meeting.
7. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT- JEFF THOMPSON AND TERRI HOPPER
Discussion:  Mr. Thompson reported 146 students in the elementary school, and that he has given a couple of tours of the school for possible new students. Teachers are scheduling end of school field trips, Pre-K Roundup is May 4th and will be scheduled in 15 minute intervals from 4:00 pm to 7:00 p.m., Sharon-Mutual will host the Big 4 Track meet for grades 3rd through 6th May 4th (no school that day), Elementary Graduation May 13th at 7:00 pm, Elementary Awards Assembly 9:00 a.m. May 13th, and Elementary Fun Day Track Meet, grades Pre-K  through 4th grade, May 20th with hotdogs, chips, and other refreshments served.  May 6th at 7:00 p.m. is the Spring concert. A meal and Silent Auction will be held prior starting at 5:30 p.m.  Testing started April 13th and will continue through April 26th.
Mrs. Hopper reported there is now 42 students at the high school due to one moving. Testing is complete, April 19th District Softball Tournament at Arnett, April 22nd and 23rd District Baseball Tournament at Leedey, and April 27th and 28th State FFA Convention-OKC
8. LEADERSHIP TEAM REPORT:
Discussion:  Nothing to report at this time
9. Board to consider and take action on Policy EHDF (Online Instructions and Extra
Curricular Participation)
Discussion:  Mom and dad of virtual high school student here to discuss policy.  They state they were unaware of this policy, and son wants to participate in spring football. This matter was
discussed, and it was agreed upon that the policy would be tabled until summer.  At that time a new policy, with recommendations from the teachers, will be written.  Until then
any extracurricular activities for virtual students will be dealt with case by case by superintendent or principal.
Action(s):
. This motion, made by Levi Spencer and seconded by Mandy Hedges, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Board to consider and take action on FY 21-22 School Calendar
Action(s):
Approval of FY 2021-2022 school calendar. This motion, made by Levi Spencer and seconded by Mandy Hedges, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. Proposed executive session to discuss the employment of those employees listed
on attached Exhibit A. 25 O.S Section 307(B)(1)
12. Vote to convene into executive session
Discussion:  Others in attendance of executive session: Mr. Thompson, Mrs. Hopper, Mrs. Syms
Action(s):
Approval to enter into executive session at 8:13 p.m. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
13. Vote to return to open session and executive session compliance statement read
Action(s):
Approval to return to open session at 9:24 p.m. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Neal Stephenson, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
14. Board to consider and take action on the employment of the following certified
continuing contract teachers for the 2021-2022 school year: Belinda Breisch,
Stacia Cole, Kathy Krows, Yvonne Long, Aaron Marlatt, Erica Nail, Leslie
Robinson, Vickie Schmidt, Donna Shockey, Brad Shryock, Dustie Shryock,
Jill Syms, Tonya Thrash, Brandi Green, Donna Elam
Action(s):
Approved employment of the certified continuing contract teachers for FY 2021-2022. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
15. Board to consider and take action on the employment of the following certified temporary
teachers for the 2021-2022 school year: Audra Hutchens, Megan Gilchrist, Brad Coon
Action(s):
Approved employment of the certified temporary teachers for 2021-2022. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Board to consider and take action on employment for an elementary teacher for 
2021-2022
Action(s):
Approved employment of Shay Stocking as elementary teacher for 2021-2022 school year. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Neal Stephenson, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
17. Board to consider and take action on summer school
Action(s):
Approved summer school taught by Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Cole. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
18. Board to consider and take action on summer help
Action(s):
Approved employment of Conner Thompson for summer help. He will be paid $10.00 an hour. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Levi Spencer, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
19. Board to consider future bond issue with no action taken
Discussion:  Mr. Thompson will put a resolution together and present it at the  May Board Meeting.
20. SIGN DOCUMENTS
21. SCHEDULE OF THE NEXT BOARD MEETING
Discussion:  The next board is scheduled for May 12, 2021, at 6:45 p.m.
22. ADJOURNMENT
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 9:35 p.m. This motion, made by Mandy Hedges and seconded by Neal Stephenson, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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