June 22, 2009 Regular Meeting Minutes

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

June 22, 2009 7:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Bill Woodard, Tina Cayton, Steve Madsen, Chelsey Rohm-Student Representative, Michael Green-Secretary, and Tegan Steen-Recording Secretary

OTHERS
PRESENT

 

Patricia Stepp, Mariah Reese, Craig Downs and Stacy Brown.
 

MEMBER ABSENCE

 

Bill Woodard moved to excuse Janice Watts from the meeting.

Steve Madsen  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes  carried

MINUTES

 

Tina Cayton moved to approve the minutes of the June 8, 2009 regular meeting.

Steve Madsen  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes  carried

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORT

 

Chelsey Rohm said that school's out and graduation went well. Summer school starts on June 23rd.


OPERATIONS REPORTS

 

The Board reviewed the WCE, Tech and Financial/Enrollment Reports and had no questions for administrators.

Steve Madsen said that he and his Yale constituency understand that Kathie Griffin's position as WCE Coordinator and Community Liaison was sacrificed in order to keep Yale School open. He wants Kathie to know that they appreciate all the work she's done for the District and that she'll be missed.

SUPERINTENDENT
REPORT


 

Michael Green said that it was a very calm ending of school this year.  School offices will be open through the end of the week and will re-open on August 17th.  The District Office will shift to new summer hours of 8am-2pm starting Monday, June 29th.

Michael said that he wanted to acknowledge Kathie Griffin's years of service to the District.  He said we'll begin to know how much we'll miss her when she leaves because she has done so much, so well for so long.

Summer school will consist of extended school year for special ed. students, credit recovery at TEAM High and a summer math class for students who did not pass the math WASL, and will be held at WHS. Tuition will be charged for the credit recovery program and a portion of the tuition will help pay for the teacher.  The WASL math program is being funded with remainder PASS funding.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board reviewed a thank you letter for Melanie Anderson for coordinating Art Fest.

 

 

 

CITIZENS
REQUESTS

 

None.

BOARD REPORTS
AND REQUEST

 

Steve Madsen said he and his wife volunteered at Play Day at WPS.  He said they had amazing activities and he and his wife watched 4 students.

Jim Bays said that the Board retreat will be at ESD on August 26th from noon until 8pm. Snacks and dinner will be provided.

 

 

 

DISCUSSION
ITEMS

 

Policy No. 6883-Closure of School Facilities for Instructional Purposes

The Board discussed the re-draft of this policy. The Board found one edit and the edited policy will be on the next agenda for final reading and approval.

 

2009 WSSDA Legislative Assembly

The Board discussed the 2009 WSSDA Legislative Assembly that will be on September 26th in Vancouver. The Board agreed that one member should attend to save the cost of registration. Janice Watts is the Board's Legislative Representative and will be asked if she can attend. If not, Steve said he would like to attend if he can in her place.  The other Board members are unable to attend.  Jim Bays asked if the Districts impact fees resolution that Janice Watts proposed at the last Assembly should be proposed again. Michael said we still have time to do this.

 

We Are Woodland-July 17th

Michael Green asked Board members if they would like to have a table at the We Are Woodland, July 17th event to promote the need for a new High School and to talk about the good work the District is doing. Bill Woodard was very interested in attending and Jim, Tina and Steve said they would like to be there also.  Michael will find out the times and prepare handout material.  The Board agreed it was a good idea to attend.

 

ACTION
ITEMS

 

Consent Agenda
The Board discussed the consent agenda which included a last minute resignation of Louise Debreczeny, who is a LEAP instructor. Michael said Deb Kernen is looking at restructuring the LEAP program.

Bill Woodard moved to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Steve Madsen  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes  carried

Resolution No. 2527-Classified Layoffs
There was a name that was left off of last month's resolution for classified layoffs. This resolution adds a 1 hr. sub caller position to the list of layoffs.

Steve Madsen moved to approve Resolution No. 2527-Classified Layoffs.

Bill Woodard  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Steve Madsen  yes  carried


Policy No. 2410-Graduation Requirements
This policy was not changed from last meeting.

Tina Cayton moved to approve Policy No. 2410-Graduation Requirements.

Steve Madsen  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes  carried

2009-2010 ESD 112 Contracts
The Board discussed the 2009-2010 ESD 112 Contracts.

Tina Cayton moved to approve the 2009-2010 ESD 112 Contracts and authorize the Superintendent to sign all agreements.

Steve Madsen  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes  carried

*Tina Cayton said that she was approached by parents of the Girls' Basketball and Volleyball teams who would like the colors of the uniform shorts changed.   The Board discussed this and asked Craig Downs, the new Athletic Director, to research this and return to the Board with the information.

*The Board thanked Mariah Reese for the thank you cards that she sent to them.  Mariah said that she attended Field Day last Wednesday which had over 100 people participating.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Board President, Jim Bays, recessed the meeting into executive session at 7:41pm to discuss negotiations with no action to be taken upon return.

Board President, Jim Bays, reconvened the meeting into regular session at 7:56pm.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Board President, Jim Bays, adjourned the meeting of the Board of Directors at 7:56pm.

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

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