August 24, 2009 Regular Meeting Minutes

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

August 24, 2009 7:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Janice Watts, Bill Woodard, Steve Madsen, Michael Green-Secretary, and Tegan Steen-Recording Secretary

OTHERS
PRESENT

 

Patricia Stepp, Mariah Reese, Cindy Riggs and Craig Downs
 

MINUTES

 

The July 27, 2009 minutes were held until the next agenda because there were not enough members present who could vote on them.

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORT

 

None. Steve Madsen asked to make a policy that says that the Student Representative is excused from the summer meetings unless she wishes to attend.



OPERATIONS REPORTS

 

Financial Report
There were no questions from the Board about the Financial Report.

 

SUPERINTENDENT
REPORT


 

Mr. Green said that he was disappointed in the WASL scores, particularly 4th grade, and will research into why they were lower than expected.  The District did not make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).  Special Education students at the elementary level and Special Ed. math classes at WMS and WHS did not make AYP. Michael said that 208 out of 295 Washington School Districts did not make AYP.  The WMS is in step 2 of the school improvement; WHS is in step 1 and WIS will be in step 1 next year if they don't make AYP. The Board discussed the AYP and the School Improvement process with Michael.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

None.

 

 

 

CITIZENS
REQUESTS

 

Mariah Reese invited Board members and Superintendent Green to Thursday's Drop-In/Drop-Off Day at Yale. There will be a potluck dinner and sundaes for all. 

 

BOARD REPORTS
AND REQUEST

 

None.

 

 

 

DISCUSSION
ITEMS

 

None.

 

ACTION
ITEMS

 

Consent Agenda
The Board discussed the consent agenda which included two late classified personnel leave items.

Bill Woodard moved to approve the consent agenda.

Steve Madsen  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Policy No. 2412-Diplomas for Veterans

Steve Madsen moved to adopt Policy No. 2412-Diplomas for Veterans

Janice Watts  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Steve Madsen  yes  carried

Approval of Woodland Secretarial Association Collective Bargaining Agreement

Bill Woodard moved to approve the 2009-2010 Woodland Secretarial Association Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Steve Madsen  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Resolution No. 2529-KWRL Property Purchase
The Board discussed the KWRL Property Purchase with Michael, who went over the process.   This property is for a sub-station for La Center and Ridgefield buses to increase the efficiency of transportation.  The property is in Ridgefield. There was some concern with Jim Bays about what fund the money would be used. This will be discussed at a later time.

Bill Woodard moved to approve Resolution No. 2529-KWRL Property Purchase.

Steve Madsen  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

2009-2010 Fire Science Program Agreement with Kelso School District
This agreement allows two of our students to enroll in this fire science program.

Janice Watts moved to approve the 2009-2010 Fire Science Program Agreement with Kelso School District.

Steve Madsen  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Board President, Jim Bays, adjourned the meeting of the Board of Directors at 7:46pm.

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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