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November 6, 2018

Posted Date: 11/06/2018



Superintendent update


Our regular monthly meeting was held last night.  The following is a summary of the meeting.



  1. Call to Order
  2. Visitors
    1. Middle School student awards for perfect attendance were presented.  Mrs. Hogue and Mrs. Lybrand were also recognized.

High School awards are next month.

  1. Consensual Items of minutes and financial reports were approved.
  2. Business Items
    1. Expenses > $10,000 were approved as follows:

Farmers & Merchants Bank for bond, $27,764.38; Progressive Technologies for Security Doors $34,868.81; Thorn Flooring for Gym, $36,050.00; First Security Bank for bond, $13,149.00.

  1. Student Transfers for Dakoda Jones from Conway age 15 (11th grade) was approved.
  2. Anaphylaxis Standing Orders as presented were approved.  This will allow Epi pins to be used in emergencies.
  3. Millage Extension Update

The Board prepared for the Nov. 12 public meeting at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizens Center.The following is the outline of the bond expenditure that is being considered.

Track and Synthetic Turf$1,500,000

Field House/Bleachers$3,500,000

    1. Access Roads Update

A short discussion was held on property boundaries.

  1. St Louis Bids

The Middle School trip request is to go to St Louis this year.The Board approved the bid from Grand Classroom for this trip.

  1. Architect Contract

This was tabled until the school attorney has a chance to repond.

  1. High School Academic Presentation

A detailed presentation was provided by Mr. Slough and Mr. Cox on the Enrichment period initiative.

  1. Credit Card Use

The Board approved to keep the credit card system that has been on trial.

  1. Curriculum Approval

The current curriculum that is kept on the ATLAS software was approved by the Board.

  1. Enrolment Discussion

The last four years’ enrolment numbers were presented and a discussion was held with the administration team on current enrolment issues.

  • Staff Banquet

Some Board planning was carried out for the Dec 4th Staff Banquet.

  1. Employment

Mrs. Burgess’ request for an extended leave of absence was approved.The long term substitute, Paige Kordsmeier of Maumelle was approved to cover for Mrs. Burgess.

  1. Adjournment



Have a great day.




John Gray