July 25, 2013

Board of Education Approves Extra-Duty Assignments for 2013-14 School Year

The Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, July 10, 2013. President George Koontz called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., with six members present. Gary Miller was absent.

BANK BIDS - The board voted 6-0 to accept the bank bid from Bank of Memphis Branch of Bank of Kirksville.

SCISSOR LIFT - The board voted 6-0 to purchase a scissor lift from United Rentals in Kirksville for $5300.

DISTRICT GOALS - A board workshop was set for Monday, August 5 to discuss short term and long term goals.

SURPLUS BIDS - The board voted 6-0 to accept a bid for the Kodak Projector from Leon Buford for $20.

STUDENT HANDBOOKS - The board voted 5-0-1 to approve the Elementary Handbook as presented. Matt McKee abstained. The board voted 5-0-1 to approve the Junior High-High School Handbook as presented. Matt McKee abstained. Copies of the handbooks will be issued to students the first day of school and placed on the district website.

SCHOOL LUNCH - "We are again forced to raise the school lunch prices ten cents, in order to meet the requirement of the National School Lunch Program and USDA," Bergeson told the board.

The new prices will be $1.85 for students in grades 7-12 and $1.75 for elementary students. Adult prices will be $2.25. K-12 breakfast will also raise ten cents to $1.40. The vote was 6-0.

TRIP REQUEST - The board voted 6-0 to approve the overnight trip request from FCCLA. Jenna Ketchum will take seven students to attend the Teen Video Awards in Los Angeles, California. They have received this prestigious honor with their anti-bullying video called "You're Never Alone." The group will be attending the No Bull Conference as well as the Teen Video Awards while in Los Angeles. They will leave Thursday, August 8th and return Sunday, August 11th. They will fly out of St. Louis and into Los Angeles. They will stay overnight on August 8th, August 9th, and August 10th.

The board voted 6-0 to donate $1,000 in honor of their national recognition in the No Bull Challenge, Anti Bullying Campaign.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - The following staff were rehired for the 2013-2014 school year with a 6-0 vote:

Carl Trueblood, Linda Hervey, Kathy Dickerson, Lisa Humes, Michella Hull, Mitchell Bales, Tom Fender, Elaine Forrester, Penny Holt, Jana Muntz, Danny Norton, Jon Wullbrandt, Bobbie Anderson, Dana Bondurant, Kim Campbell, Schelle Cooley, Jane Gelbach, Andrea Hunt, Shelby McAfee, Faith Ann Miller, Debbie Sears, Terry Taylor, Pat Arnold, Linda Clark, Vickie Mauck, LaDica Wittstock

The following extra-duty assignments were approved by a 6-0 vote:

Ryan Anderson - Senior Class; Gary Hunziker - Jr. High 7th grade girls basketball, Jr. High 8th grade girls basketball, National Honor Society; Waltedda Blessing - FFA Sponsor; Devon Breitling - Elementary Music; Lance Campbell - Jr. High Football, Varsity boys basketball, Jr. High 7th grade boys basketball, Jr. High track; Mike Hyde - Assistant Football; Jenna Ketchum - FCCLA, Student Council; Ed Koser - Assistant football, Varsity track; Troy Carper - Jr. High Football; Marc Colvin - Athletic Director; Carol McCabe - Junior Class, FBLA; Dan Burns - Varsity football, varsity baseball; McCabe/Lanham -V/JH Campus Bowl; Shaina Dochterman - varsity girls basketball, varsity track; Don Miller - Assistant softball, Faith Miller - Jr. High softball; Dana Frederick - Freshmen Class; Tina Olakowksi - Junior Class, Varsity basketball cheerleaders; Michael Fulk - Band, 9-12 Chorus; Corey Shultz - Assistant girls basketball, Jr. High softball; Kara Hamlin - Varsity football cheerleaders, National Honor Society; Terri Slaughter - Sophomore Class; Andrea Hunt - Jr. High cheerleaders, Flags; Kim Small - Varsity softball, Jr. High track

The board offered Pamela "Jo" Jones a position as an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher by a 6-0 vote.

The board offered Shelby McAfee a position as an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher by a 6-0 vote.

The board offered Amy Talbert a position as an Early Childhood Special Education Para Professional by a 6-0 vote.

The board offered Michael Moore a position as a Para Professional by a 6-0 vote.

Plan 35-737 was selected by the board as the blueprints for the next building trades house.

Meeting adjourned at 10:55 p.m.



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