Posted Date: 08/04/2020
Last night was the Board’s regular monthly meeting for August. The following is a summary of the meeting.
The Board approved the Bond refunding that saved the District approximately $130,000.
The COVID-19 plans for the schools were reviewed.The Board moved to let the elementary administrators decide on mask wearing for the school.They also required masks to be worn on bus routes.
Farmers and Merchants Bank, bond refunding deposit return, $25,100.00; Merchants and Planters Bank of Newport, bond, $258,102.17; ASBA Risk Management Program, Insurance, $57,600.85; Van Horn pay App 6, $811,619.27.Jackson Brown Palculict, Architect, $ 3,856.93.
Student in from Conway S.D.
Aaliyah Hendrix - grade 11
Ah’Niyah Taylor-grade 9
In from Jacksonville S.D.
Desiree McKinney age 12
To Jacksonville S.D.
Alexandria Pannell - kindergarten
The Board approved the plan.
The Board approved the change to the unpaid sick leave policies.This will allow the payment rate to be the at the current substitute teacher rate.
The proposed calendar was approved.
The list was approved by the Board
The statement was moved by the Board and signed by the President.
This was postponed to later in the meeting and then approved by the Board.The Superintendent was given approval to make changes during the year, if required.
We plan to employ one nurse on a temporary basis for the high school.We are looking for a suitable applicant.
There have been a few changes made for COVID-19.The handbook was approved.
Hiland Dairy Foods was the winning bidder.
Paulette McKinney - Elem Custodian was approved.
Long Term Sub for MS Choir - Jenna Kirk Harper was approved.
MS Special Education – Stephanie Cox was approved.
Elem Special Ed – Monica Cole was approved to be the long term substitute for this position.On her certification this vacancy is to be brought back to the board.
MS Assistant Principal – Leah Campbell of Perryville was approved.
Elem. Receptionist –Tara White of Mayflower was approved.
MS Art – Melisa Foster was approved.
Computer Tech. – this position is still vacant.Looking for a suitable applicant.
Principals mentioned a couple of brief items of discussion.
The Board worked with the Superintendent Search Company.
Have a great day.
Mayflower School District.