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Board Briefs

Regular Board Meeting on Monday, June 26, 2017

You can download a PDF version of this issue of Board Briefs by clicking this link. 

 

BOARD MEETING

 

  • Reports to the Board:
    Each month, the board receives written reports from each school and program: https://www.woodlandschools.org/board/meeting/276/3

    • TEAM High Report: Director Lesa Beuscher inquired about whether TEAM High School students and families can access grades in the district’s Skyward or APEX systems. Business Manager Stacy Brown explained that there is currently no way to see progress in Skyward, and Superintendent Michael Green stated that he will investigate the APEX service and report back to the school board.

  • Board Reports, Requests, and Comments:

    • Director Steve Madsen attended the Governor’s Summit in May and shared information with the school board regarding the proceedings of the summit.

  • Discussion Items:

    • First Reading of Revised Policy No. 5010: With no objection from board members, this policy will be presented for second reading and approval at next month’s board meeting.

    • Negative Lunch Balance Procedure: The procedures for students’ owing money for school meals were reviewed by the board members. Director Janice Watts inquired about students holding past-due balances to ensure their accounts are reviewed for qualifying for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. Watts stated that she seeks to ensure no student falls through the cracks. With no objections to the drafted procedures, the procedures will be published in student handbooks, the district website, and in the policy manual.

    • New Location for School Board Meetings: The Business Services portable will be expanding office space into the current board meeting room in the coming school year. After some discussion, board members agreed that the Woodland High School library or career center would serve as the best possible locations for future meetings. Director Watts and Superintendent Green will tour the two locations and make a final decision. 

  • Action Items:


    Upcoming Board Work Session:
    Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Location to be determined.

    Upcoming Board Business Session: Monday, July 24, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Location to be determined.