WINDSOR COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Board Meeting –August 11, 2010 - Windsor High School Library

 

Call to Order

President Matt Greuel called the meeting to order at 7:31 P.M.

 

Roll Call

The following members were present: Geo Glasscock, Wanda Kearney, Terrie Hudson, Matt Greuel, Vince Welsh, and Kurt Stremming.  Rob Bullock was absent Also present were Administrators Sharon Keck, Erik Van Hoveln, and Cynthia Bankson

 

Consent Agenda

Vince Welsh made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, second by Kurt Stremming.  Member’s votes were: Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – yes, Kurt Stremming, and Geo Glasscock – yes. MOTION CARRIED 6- yes, 0 – no.

 

Correspondence & Visitors

Matt Greuel read a thank you note from Leslie for a plant that she received after surgery.  He read a thank you note from Linda Bennett for a clock and gift card.  He read letters of resignation from JoAnn Stoneburner, WHS PE and health teacher and Delaine Mulvaney, 1-1 aide.

 

Old Business

Principals gave an enrollment update.  WGS is at 177 students and the preliminary numbers at WHS may be up 5-6 students.

 

Sharon is still waiting for Krista Curry to bring the documentation for insurance for Zumba classes.  Until we have that information, no decision can be made on gym usage.

 

There is no estimate as yet on the dumbbell rack.  Derrick Krile will be building it.

 

New Business

There are changes in the Certified Handbook.  Sharon handed out information on proposed changes.  There are changes to the job description for School Social Worker.  Two deletions and one addition because of RTI.  A motion was made by Kurt Stremming and seconded by Wanda Kearney to accept the changes as suggested.  VOICE VOTE MOTION CARRIED.

 

Sharon gave a budget summary that showed the revenue received in July.  She indicated that the budget would depict a worst case scenario.  Discussion centered upon deficit concerns.  Sharon voiced concern over operations/maintenance issues especially the boilers.

 

Executive Session

A motion was made by Geo Glasscock, seconded by Kurt Stremming to go into executive session at 7:10 PM.  Member’s votes were:  Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – no, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, and Wanda Kearney – yes. MOTION CARRIED 5- yes, and 0 – no.

 

Reconvene

A motion was made by Wanda Kearney and seconded by Terrie Hudson to reconvene the regular meeting at 7:22. VOICE VOTE carried.

 

Possible Board Action

A motion was made by Kurt Stremming and seconded by Wanda Kearney to accept the resignation of Joann Stoneburner. VOICE VOTE CARRIED.

 

A motion was made by Kurt Stremming and seconded by Matt Greuel to accept the resignation of Delaine Mulvaney. VOICE VOTE CARRIED.

 

Erik Van Hoveln made a recommendation to hire Lori Bennett as Junior High Volleyball Coach, Josh Forsythe as Assistant and JV Basketball Coach, Mariah Bolin as high school track coach, and Joslyn Scherzer and Karen Pfeiffer as Junior High Cheerleading Coaches.   A motion was made by Geo Glasscock to accept these recommendations and second by Kurt Stremming.  Member’s votes were: Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Walk – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, and Terrie Hudson – yes. MOTION CARRIED: 6 –yes, 0 –no.

 

Mr. Van Hoveln made a recommendation to hire Melanie Walk as one- on-one aide. A motion was made to hire Melanie Walk as a one-on-one aide by Geo Glasscock and seconded by Kurt Stremming.  Member’s votes were: Vince Welsh – abstain, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda – Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, and Matt Greuel – yes.  MOTION CARRIED 5 – yes, 0 – no and one abstention.

 

Cynthia Bankson made a recommendation to hire Travis Protz as 5/6 basketball coach, Joslyn Scherzer and Theresa Coleman as 5/6 cheerleading sponsors.  A motion was made by Kurt Stremming, second by Terrie Hudson to accept her recommendation. Member’s votes were: Kurt Stremming - yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, and Vince Welsh – yes. MOTION CARRIED 6 – yes, 0- no.

 

Principal’s Report

Ms Bankson reported that:

·        Denise Sentel has painted a mural in the front hallway of the building.  Thank you, Denise.

·        Summer Maintenance projects are coming along well.

·        8/20 Teacher Institute Day

·        8/23 First day of student attendance

·        8/24 Flag raising

·        9/6 Labor Day

 

Mr. Van Hoveln reported that:

·        The high school did make AYP but not at the level expected

·        8/19 New teacher mentoring

·        8/20 First day for staff

·        8/23 First day for students

 

He also reported that Lake Land College wishes to borrow our water wheel.  He was directed to allow them to borrow it.

 

Superintendent’s Report

Mrs. Keck reported that the old gym heat exchange needs to be replaced.  She is getting estimates and expects it to be in the range of $8,000 to $10,000.

 

Other

None

 

Adjournment

The motion to adjourn was made by Geo Glasscock and seconded by Kurt Stremming at 7:46 P.M.   MOTION CARRIED by voice vote – all yes.