Public Meeting Agenda: April 24, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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April 24, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

April 24, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER BY BOARD CHAIR
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
I.A. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale:  The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Amy Wade, a 5th grade student at John Pittard, and Lexi Cipollone, a 6th grade student at Mitchell Neilson and also the Read to Succeed County-wide Spelling Bee winner! 
I.B. Moment of Silence
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
III. COMMUNICATIONS
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Lisa Trail
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

We are pleased to announce that Lea Bartch has been asked to serve on the Advisory Council for the regional Invention Convention.

Many thanks to Middle Tennessee State University for their partnership with Club Marvel and for hosting our students this year.  On Saturday, the 14th, more than fifty students, and many parents, attended the graduation ceremony.  In addition to MTSU, we want to thank Greg Lyles for his leadership, the Transportation Department for their help, and teachers Kenecia Sullivan, Francina Austin, Kim Nelson, Kandy Powers, and Kelly Jones for working with the students on Saturdays throughout the year.

Many thanks to MTSU for hosting the Special Olympics again this year.  Students from Black Fox, Cason Lane, Erma Siegel, Northfield, Reeves-Rogers, and Scales joined nearly 500 student athletes from across the county to compete in various athletic events. 

Many thanks to Northfield’s Tammy Sutton, Hobgood’s Chick Knitter, Overall Creek’s Erin Nunley, and Mitchell-Nielson’s Alison Murphy for coaching students at the recent middle schools Mathematics Competition at MTSU.  And many thanks to Cindy Cliche who assisted all of the teams.  That competition involved about 20 schools in the region, and   MCS competed in the 6th grade division.  Congratulations to Northfield’s Kevin Scott Slate who placed 16th in the competition, to Overall Creeks’ Hayden Suerstedt who placed 4th in the competition, and to Overall Creek that placed 6th among all schools.

On Saturday, April 28,  the 11th Elementary Science Olympiad will be held at John Pittard Elementary.  Pittard has been the host site for this event since its inception.  Bradley, Discovery, Erma Siegel, John Pittard, Northfield, Reeves-Rogers, and Scales will be competing.  Many thanks to Billie Jo Thompson, Suzanne St. John, Shea Payne, Eric Matthews, Angela Pope, Kaycie Jones, Caleb Jones, Luke Dickerson, Stacey Burt, Xan Lasko, and Sondra Smith for coaching the teams over the past many weeks.

Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-19 school year will be Thursday and Friday, May 3rd and 4th.  All children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 15th.  For an overview of registering your child for kindergarten, go to our cityschools.net website and search New Student Registration in the search bar.

A reminder to our listening public:  Murfreesboro City Schools will be closed on Tuesday, May 1, for Election Day.

We want to congratulate Mr. Bill Spurlock, who was recently named as the next Director of Rutherford County Schools.  We look forward to a very collaborative relationship with Mr. Spurlock and to continuing the strong partnership we have with our neighboring school district.

Congratulations to the MCS Cheer Competition Team. In their first year of existence, they competed in Nationals.  Many thanks to the parents and grandparents of these students, as well as principals and teachers for their support. Also, we want to thank Amber Kelly, Jessica Jacobs, and Megan Brewer for their coaching, encouragement, and perseverance.

 

 

IV. CONSENT ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
IV.A. Approval of School Fees
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B. Second Reading of Board Policies
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
IV.B.i. Board Policy 3.203 Crisis Management and Associated Administrative Directive
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.ii. Board Policy 3.205 Security
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.iii. Board Policy 3.400 Student Transportation Management
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.iv. Board Policy 3.401 Scheduling and Routing
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.v. Board Policy 3.404 Private Vehicles
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.A. Percent of Student Grades
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.B. Approval of the 2018-2019 General Purpose School Fund, School Nutrition, and Extended School Program Budget
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.C. 1st Reading of Board Policies
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.C.i. Board Policy 5.202 Separation Practices for Non-Certified Employees
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.C.ii. Board Policy 6.203 School Admissions
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.C.iii. Board Policy 6.206 Transfers Within the System
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.C.iv. Board Policy 6.309 Zero Tolerance Policy
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
VI. REPORTS AND INFORMATION
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VI.A. Revenue and Expenditure Report for February and March
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
VI.B. Personnel Report
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
VII. OTHER BUSINESS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
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