Wendell Johnson leaves the Collinsville School Board after 22 years.
Wendell Johnson (seated center) was joined in this photo by current
and former board members.
Jennifer McElroy won the school board seat 3 (formerly held by Johnson)
13, 2018 school election. She was sworn in and took her place at
the March 12th board meet.
3. All members were present: Stout, Ostrander,
Johnson->McElroy, Bess, Reed
4. No request to address board
5. Consent agenda approved
6. Approved authorization to close school for up to 8 days if teachers
7. Approved a resolution in support of Collinsville teachers.
attended in big numbers - TWEET)
8. Building Site Reports:
-- CHS/Kiker: lost 2 teachers to oil & gas industry in past month.
-- CHS student Will Boyer addressed the board and the many teachers
in attendance. His topic was that students "were not communicated
with" on the seriousness of the crisis in Oklahoma education underfunding
--MS/Harp: 12 students qualified for State STEM competition, 8th graders
started Frosh enrollment
-- Alt/Keim: Enrollment at 40 (3 MS & 37 HS)
6th/Keim: JOM art winners / STEM training
-- CUE/Stacy: $6K from bookfair (net $1500), BizTown, ELL testing, GT
-- Herald/Hunt: $6K McTeacher, Mitzy
Vogel spoke for teachers
-- ECC/Boomer: April 17th McTeacher NIght, April
18 Pre-K enrollment, teacher stressed over uncertainty for their
students with walk out, Carol Ann Sallee spoke for the teachers.
11-14 Executive Session 6:53 - 7:48pm
15. Approved rehiring directors
16. Board Organization: President Stout, VP Reed, Clerk Bess
17. Resignations accepted
18. Directors Reports
-- Julie Crutchfield: latest state funding cuts ~$57k March 2nd (even
after mid-year adjust)
-- Kelly Hamlin -- Ready for state testing in April (if school in session
- unknown otherwise)
-- Michell Janah (CNP) -- working on how to feed kids if school cloded
19. Superintendent's Report -- Lance West:
* $84K car tag dollars from Cherokee Nation
* Check from ODOT for track resurface
* Architects meeting on new school buildings designs
20. Announcements -- Collinsville wrestlers are 2018 State Champs, Basketball
girls finished strong
21. New Business -- approved rehiring for CNP director (left off list
above in 15)
Wright comments in purple