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School Board Meet
Nov. 7, 2011

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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: November 7, 2011
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.

Note: I was at concurrent city commission meet for first 4+ topics below. -- Ted

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. -- All Present except Memory Ostrander
3) Requests to Address the Board.
4) Reading of Minutes – October 10, 2011 Regular Meeting.
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders – FY2012 General, Building, Sinking and Casualty Insurance Recovery Funds and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments.
-- Approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- Approved
7) Annual District Student Drop-out Report. -- Board had final numbers as followup to Jon Coleman report last month. Numbers are way down from past years.
8) Ace Remediation Plan Update FY12. -- Tabled
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Changes to District Board of Education Policy Book. -- Approved, a new restriction on audio and video recording device use by students. Most student devices are already supposed to be turned off during school hours.
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve JA Biztown Program Contract for FY2011-2012. -- Approved, Junior Achievement leadership program for gifted 4th & 5th graders with $25/student fee to be paid by school.

11) Resignations: -- Approved
Nancy Thompson – MS Special Needs Para.

12) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Personnel and Hiring of Classified 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 or Not Hire Classified Personnel for FY2012.
13) Vote to Convene in Executive Session.
14) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
15) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.
-- No action taken in executive session

16) Discussion and Vote to Approve Election Call Resolution, Post #2. -- Approved, & check back for new district boundaries which were also approved. This realignment is required every 10 years to adapt for population shifts in census results. Note: the state provided re-alignment has apparently "moved" Joe Hampton out of his former District 2 with new boundaries. Hampton is apparently "grandfathered" into that "new" district in the upcoming election according to Terry Due based on answer to that specific question to state officials.

17) Hiring of Personnel: -- Approved
Jackie Hass – MS Special Needs TA – 6 and ½ Hrs.

18) Assistant Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* Repairs at CHS from storm damage (the day before school start in August) are complete
* Rennovations to class rooms (one at a time) at CHS continue and have been well received by teachers and students. Improvements include new windows, carpet, enclosures for heat/air equipment.
* Brighter / more efficient lights are being installed in CHS gym.
* Large (falling) ceiling tiles at Herald gym have been replaced by smaller tiles.
* PTO shade structure at Herald (previous)
* Rain water drainage improvements at Herald
* Title II meeting
* Benchmark testing
* Pay Pal system (for cafeteria for example) still waiting for school auditor direction on how to handle "convenience fees" ... a fee per transaction required by Pay Pal.
* Tech plan meeting Nov. 8th with principals
* Common Core planning (national program ... 48 states now)

19) Superintendent’s Report. -- Terry Due reported on these topics:
* schools still in (funding) cutback mode but getting improved test scores
* December board meeting will likely set priorities for 2012 bond issue improvements (with drawings of some candidate facilities from the architect)
* December board topic for school web site enhancement plans

20) Announcements.
* CHS Cross Country Girls are were 5A State Runner Ups with 4 in top 8 (earning All-State honors: Coree Lenhart, Haley Taylor, Shelbi Kirby and Haylie Kirby).
* Marysa Trost is All-State in Softball
* Band received II at OSSAA
* First ever 5A Football playoff Friday at Pryor
* Great things happening academically

21) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted). -- None
22) 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.

Terry Due, Supt. of Schools

Posted this 4th day of November, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.

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