Board Highlights 10/10/16

South Hamilton Board Highlights

WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BOARD TABLE LAST NIGHT

Monday, October 10th, 2016

6:00 p.m.

MS/HS Building in the Boardroom

 

6:00 p.m. – Public Hearing – Resolution to Participate in ISL – The South Hamilton Board to hear public comment on the pending Resolution to Participate in ISL  (See copies of the public notice and resolution to participate in packet)

 

     Call-to-order: Mr. Will Johnston

         Read: Learning Today . . . Leading Tomorrow. Learning Today For A Better Tomorrow.

 

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Consent Agenda

Consent Items:  (All items listed under the consent agenda will be voted on by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a motion is made and approved prior to the time board members vote on the consent agenda items.) 

Approve the Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes
  2. Financial Reports
  3. Flexible Benefit Payments
  4. Bills
  5. 28E Agreements for Shared Staff with NE Hamilton & Webster city
  6. Open Enrollments

Open Enrolled – IN

Name

Of Student

Grade ResidentSchool To Receiving School Reason, if Any
Jackson Hill PK Roland-Story South Hamilton 2016-2017

Open Enrolled – OUT

Name

Of Student

Grade ResidentSchool To Receiving School Reason, if Any
Laila Kadolph K South Hamilton Roland-Story 2016-2017
Chloe Larson K South Hamilton Gilbert 2017-2018
Clay Rickerl K South Hamilton Roland-Story 2017-2018
Macy Schnittjer 5th South Hamilton Ames – Home school Change of address
Madelyn Schnittjer 7th South Hamilton Ames – Home school Change of address
Caitlin Bare South Hamilton Ames Change of address

 

Old Business

                                                                                                           

  1.   Visitors

 

Public Forum(Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents/guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about topics relevant to the District.  Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting.  Speaker’s participation is limited to three minutes once per board meeting.  The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, district administration, or staff(The district asks that any-and-all speakers remember Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees or students and/or their performance.

  1. Board Learning Session – The Role of the Board, reflection upon Board Goals, and determination of what kind of process the Board prefers before annual goals are developed at the November meeting.   Literature pertaining to the role of school board members and the characteristics of effective school boards along with six Board Goal examples included in the packet.  Mr. Howard presented
  2. Reports/Insights:       
  3. Student Council – Representative to present – Paxton Wicks
  4. Activities Director – Todd Coy – Mr. Dryer gave the report for Mr. Coy
  5. Director of Buildings and Grounds – Curt Stoecker gave his report
  6. Director of Technology – Loyal Winborn gave his report
  7. Elementary Principal – Paul Hemphill gave his report
  8. Secondary Principal – Scott Dryer gave his report
  9. Superintendent – Ken Howard gave his report
  10. The state required TQCPD Group met on Wednesday, October 5th to discuss the use of PD funds for the coming year. The state affords monies for general PD and learning opportunities aligned with Iowa Core. A packet showing the work and line items is included in the packet.
  11. One of this month’s discussion items is an overview of the Certified Annual Report [CAR] – see data and information in the packet
  12. An early drafted Certified/BEDS Enrollment is in the packet.  Mr. Howard reviewed the numbers, etc. at the table.
  13. An overview of project status will be provided.

 

   New Business

  1. Review/discuss – FY16 CAR for the South Hamilton Community Schools – Mr. Howard presented
  2.   Review/discuss/approve/reject – Resolution to Participate in the Instructional Support Levy

                                                                   Program

The board approved the Resolution to Participate in the Instructional Support Levy Program employing a 5-Year Board Approved ISL using a combination property/surtax similar to the percentages approved for the FY09 program.   See funding and percentages for FY16 on the chart provided.

 

  1.   Review/discuss – First reading of the following reviewed and/or revised board policiesSERIES 100 – SCHOOL DISTRICT

Code No. 100 LEGAL STATUS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Code No. 101 EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Code No. 102 EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

Code No. 102.E1 ANNUAL NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Code No. 102.E2 CONTINUOUS NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Code No. 102.E3 NOTICE OF SECTION 504 STUDENT AND PARENTAL RIGHTS

Code No. 102.E4 COMPLAINT FORM

Code No. 102.E5 WITNESS DISCLOSURE FORM

Code No. 102.E6 DISPOSITION OF COMPLAINT FORM

Code No. 102.R1 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

Code No. 103 LONG-RANGE NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Code No. 103.R1 LONG-RANGE NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Code No. 104 ANTI-BULLYING/ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY

Code No. 104.R1 ANTI-BULLYING/ANTI-HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION  PROCEDURES

Code No. 104.E1 COMPLAINT FORM

Code No. 104.E2 WITNESS DISCLOSURE FORM

Code No. 104.E3 DISPOSITION OF COMPLAINT FORM

                First reading of the following reviewed and/or revised board policySCHOOL DISTRICT 

                WELLNESS POLICY

Code No. 507.9 WELLNESS POLICY [INCLUDING APPENDICES A-E]

 

  1. Personnel                                                                                                                                                          
  1. Additional Announcements/Concerns
  1. 11.  BOARD “TALKING POINTS” FOR PUBLIC and COLLEGIAL DOCUMENTATION OF

                                 BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT GOAL PROGRESS INDICATORS

                                                                    “Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.”

  1. Adjourn