August 10, 2017
Posted Date: 08/10/2017
Last Monday the Board met for its regular monthly meeting. The following is a summary of the meeting.
a. Storm Shelter Update
Randy Palculict gave an update on the elementary storm shelter.The Moser pay request was approved for $213,546.70.
Brock A/C Service for AC, $7,077.55;Shaw Electric for HS Comp. lab wiring, $6,962.00;Renaissance Learning for software, $5,302.50;Rubicon for Atlas Software, $5,000.00; Riddell football equipment, $9,168.35; Merchants and Planter Bank of Newport for bond payment, $262,598.64;ASBA Risk Management for Insurance, $49,609.09.
From Conway to Mayflower:
Amy Maness – kg
Dylan Dang – 7th
Tucker Jones – age 5
Dominic Rogers – 11th age 16
From Vilonia to Mayflower:
River McKinzie – age 6
From Cabot to Mayflower:
Benjamin Gould - age 15
Thomas Gould – age 11
The lists of staff assignments were approved and the superintendent was given approval to make changes during the year as needed.
Our carryover balance is $1,228,561.33.This amount is in line with what it should be.A healthy carryover balance is needed to cover the costs to get the new school year started.
Preschool handbook updates were approved.
This year’s academic plan was approved by the Board.It includes the teaching strategies what will be utilized this year with the goal of continually improving the academic success of our students.The plan covers the professional development of the students, last year’s test schools and this year’s teacher evaluation guidelines for the District.
Mr Pipkins presented some of his latest research on becoming a Career and Technical School District.The Board also approved the JobPath program by Friendship Community Care for our special education and Section 504 students.This program will enhance job transitions for these students after they leave high school.
Resignations were approved for Joyce Morgan, Kimi Vernon and Charlotte Troutman.
b. Superintendent Evaluation
The Board conducted an executive session to discuss this topic.
Please let me know if you need more information on any of the above topics.