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School Board Meet
Feb. 8, 2010

Kevin Jones Is New CHS Head Football Coach
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school board news.

Collinsville Public Schools
1119 West Broadway
Collinsville, OK 74021

All persons interested in attending the Regularly Scheduled School Board Meeting for Collinsville Public Schools, Independent District I-6, should make plans to attend the meeting at the following date, time and place to wit:

Date: February 8, 2010
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 W. Broadway Collinsville, OK 74021

The following items will appear on the agenda at the above scheduled meeting to wit:
NOTE: The Board of Education may discuss, vote to approve, vote to disapprove, vote to table or decide not to
vote on any item on this agenda.
1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. -- all present
3) Presentation By The Constituency. -- none
4) Reading of Minutes - January 11, 2010 Regular Meeting. -- approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2010 General and Building Funds, All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. -- approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- approved

7) Resignation: -- accepted
a) Kim Fahrion, HS Family Consumer Science.
b) Lance West - Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.

8) Declare Surplus and No Longer Needed by the District: Chalkboards. -- approved
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Dropout Report for Grades 7-12 for FY2010. -- approved -- CHS Principal Jon Coleman reported 23 dropouts for 2008-2009 with three re-entering for a net 20 students lost which is comparable to recent years.
10) Discussion and Vote to Accept Student College Remediation Report. -- approved, Jon Coleman indicated math continues to be a challenge but he hoped recent efforts will produce improved test results this year.
11) Discussion and Vote to Approve AIDS Curriculum and Update. -- approved, The presentation has been upgraded to Powerpoint on the Smartboards and will includes a self esteem topic this year. The parent's preview is the 23rd.
12) Discussion and Vote to Approve Extra Duty Salary Schedule for FY2010. -- approved, the only changes were increases to the top of the possible range for head baseball & softball coaches and assistant and middle school wrestling coaches.
13) Discussion and Vote to Approve Using Activity Fund General Account 909 Funds for Partial Purchase of Track Sound System. -- approved, about $5000 from the existing building bond balance will supplement about $5000 from the "sign" activity fund and will be used for the new CHS track sound system.
14) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss the Hiring of Personnel, Pursuant to Section 307(B)(1) of the Open Meeting Law,O§, so that the Board May Return to Open Session and Vote to Hire Personnel to Fill Current Vacancies.
15) Vote to Convene in Executive Session.
16) Vote to Approve Board Return to Open Session,
17) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.

18) Hiring of Personnel: -- approved
a) Athletic Director. -- Jim Riley (who has been assistant for a year and filling most duties the past few months with Lance West moving up)
b) Head Football Coach. -- Kevin Jones (who has been defensive coordinator most recently and coaching for ~17 years) ... replacing Lance West

19) Assistant Superintendent's Report. -- Lance West reported that the preliminary report from the insurance company is that fixing the chilling tower at the middle school (frozen for the 2nd time this winter) would likely be covered. He also reported that the insurance company would also be attempting to recover the cost from a list of those that might be responsible. The school was not on that list. Corrective measures will be taken to prevent another occurance.

20) Superintendent's Report. -- Terry Due reported that the current loss of state aid had reached $639K and that hope for relief from Oklahoma's Rainy Day Fund (with uncertain approval) was still pending. Cost cutting efforts will continue.
* Bad Weather Days -- the school's decision to go with a total hours requirement of 1080 hours (instead of the typical 180 days total) would allow the most options with 5 snow/ice/cold weather days already used (Jan 4-7-8-29-Feb 1).

21) Announcements. -- none
22) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted). -- approved, naming the south (smaller) softball field at CHS after Glen Sunday (who's funeral was this morning and) had volunteered years of free labor and worked with the kids at the softball fields. The north (larger) field is already named for Howard Ray.
23) Adjournment.
This notice being given and displayed by the authority of the School Board of Independent District, I-6, acting by and through the undersigned. By:________________________________
Terry Due, Supt. of Schools

Posted this 5th day of February, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.

=======================Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Athletic Director:
Jim Riley

Track Sound System

Dropout Report

Softball Field Honor For Glen Sunday

Chilling Tower Will Likely Be Covered By Insurance


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Remaining 2010 School Board Meeting Dates

March 8, 2010 -- 2nd Monday

April 5, 2010 -- 1st Monday

May 10, 2010 -- 2nd Monday

June 7, 2010 -- 1st Monday

July 12, 2010 -- 2nd Monday

August 9, 2010 -- 2nd Monday

September 8, 2010 --
2nd Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m.

October 4, 2010 -- 1st Monday

November 8, 2010 -- 2nd Monday

December 6, 2010 -- 1st Monday

All meetings start at 7:00 p.m. unless designated otherwise and are held at the Education Service Center at the above address.

Board approved 12/7/09