Public Meeting Minutes: December 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

December 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Opening Procedures
1.a. Call to Order
1.b. Roll Call
1.c. Excuse Absent Member(s)
Action(s):
Motion to excuse Terry Gilliland Passed with a motion by Robert Kinsey and a second by Kyle Long.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Open Meetings Law
4. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to accept the Consent Agenda Passed with a motion by Paul Snyder and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.a. Adopt Agenda
4.b. Approve Minutes as follows:
4.b.1. November 12, 2018
Attachments:
4.c. Approval of Certified Staff Recommendations for Hire
4.c.1. Robert Quijas, Construction Trades, Scottsbluff High School
Attachments:
4.c.2. Bethany Conde, Math (one semester only), Bluffs Middle School (January 7 - May 22)
Attachments:
4.c.3. Carolyn Escamilla, Heath Teacher (one semester only) , Bluffs Middle School (January 7 - May 22)
Attachments:
4.d. Approval of Certified Staff Retirement:
4.d.1. Karen Harshbarger, Media Specialist, Scottsbluff High School
4.e. Approval of Certified Staff Resignation
4.e.1. Terrie Baze, 8th Grade Math, Bluffs Middle School
4.e.2. Bethany Conde, Math, Bluffs Middle School (Effective May 22, 2019)
4.e.3. Carolyn Escamilla, Health Teacher, Bluffs Middle School (Effective May 22, 2019)
5. Expenditures
5.a. Expenditures not including Douglas, Kelly and Ostdeik: $2,118,264.17
Action(s):
Motion to approve expenditures not including Douglas, Kelly and Ostdeik for $2,118,264.17 Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Robert Kinsey.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
5.b. Expenditure for Douglas, Kelly and Ostdeik: $87.50
Action(s):
Motion to approve the expenditure for Douglas, Kelly and Ostdeik for $87.50. Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Kyle Long.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Long: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6. Awards and Recognitions
6.a. Math Club
Speaker(s):  Shelby Aaberg
6.b. Football
Speaker(s):  Joe Benson
6.c. Cross Country
Speaker(s):  Aaron Carrizales
7. Public Comment - a total of 20 minutes will be allotted (no more than 5 minutes per speaker)
Discussion:  There was no one from the public to address the board at this meeting. 
8. Students Report
Discussion:  SHS  - Scottsbluff High School was recently featured in an article by the74 website. The article highlighted several of our current students and graduates. https://www.the74million.org/article/can-innovative-rural-schools-stem-the-urban-bleed-and-reseed-middle-america/
Thespian Troupe   Thespian Troupe #819 will present  "An Evening of One Acts" December 14th and 15th , 7:00 PM in the SHS Auditorium.
HOSA - HOSA- future health professionals volunteered at the Jingle Jog with the YMCA.
HOSA Fitness had their first student complete a 5k at the Jingle Jog with Ms. Anderson. They took 7th and 8th place out of 150.
All HOSA Fitness members are running at least 2.5 miles or more at this point and are also in the weight room. 
HOSA participated in the RWMC trauma simulation. 18 students acted as trauma victims for the hospital wide trauma activation. Students were there from 7:15 am to 1:00. 

DECA   This school year marks the 60th anniversary of the Scottsbluff DECA chapter. All Scottsbluff DECA members, alumni, business partners, and supporters are invited to join this year’s chapter members in celebrating the occasion with a dinner held at 6:30 PM on December 19th in the Scottsbluff High School commons area. Kevin Schaff, founder and CEO of Twyst Inc, mentor at the Yale Entrepreneurship Institute, and a Scottsbluff DECA alumnus, is scheduled as the special guest speaker for the event.

 
9. New Business
9.a. Revision to Board Policy 705.04 (Acceptance of Gifts for Schools)
Action(s):
Motion to approve Policy 705.04 Acceptance of Gifts for Schools as presented Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Robert Kinsey.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10. Reports and Proposals
10.a. Board Members
Discussion:  Paul Snyder wanted everyone to know that he thuroughly enjoyed working with Kyle Long, as this was Kyle's last meeting.   
Kyle Long wanted to thank everyone for their hard work and dedication that they give our students every day.  Kyle said that he has been on multiple boards, but this one was the most rewarding.  
 
10.b. Board Committee Reports
10.b.1. Curriculum & Instruction/Americanism committee - Met Friday, November 16. Next meeting is Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
10.b.2. Facility committee - Next meeting is December 13, 2018 at 12:00 at the District Office
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
10.b.3. Finance committee - Met Monday December 3. Next meeting is January 7, 2019 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Attachments:
10.b.4. Student Services committee - Met Thursday, November 15. Next meeting is Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
Attachments:
10.c. From the Administrative Staff:
10.c.1. Chief Financial Officer
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
10.c.2. Executive Director of Student Services
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
Attachments:
10.c.3. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
10.c.4. Director of Facilities and Maintenance
Speaker(s):  Randy Scott
10.c.5. Superintendent
Speaker(s):  Rick Myles
11. Other School Personnel
12. Future Meetings and Dates to Remember - meeting dates will be published in the Star Herald and/or on the District website
12.a. December 21, 2018 - End of 1st Semester
12.b. December 24, 2018 - January 7, 2019 - Winter Break
12.c. December 28, 2018 - District wide Network Outage (Network Relocation Project)
12.d. January 7, 2019 - ½ PD/Work day/No Students
12.e. January 8, 2019 - First day of 2nd Semester
12.f. January 8, 2019 - Next Board Meeting
13. Adjourn
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Paul Snyder.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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