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					WHAT                 Regular scheduled Board Meeting of the Board of
                     Directors of the Guy-Perkins School District

WHEN                 March 9, 2010

MEMBERS PRESENT      Chris Acre, Mike Garrison, Toby Harrington, Greg Hooten
                     Wefus Tyus

MEMBERS ABSENT       NONE

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHRIS ACRE, PRESIDENT AT 7:35 P.M.

IN THE MATTER OF     A motion was made by Toby Harrington to approve the
Minutes              minutes of the February 11, 2010 regular board meeting.
                     Mike Garrison seconded the motion. Motion passed, 5-0.

IN THE MATTER OF     Meeting was turned over to Superintendent, David
Financial Report     Westenhover. Mr. Westenhover presented the financial
                     Report for the month ending February 28, 2010. Greg
                     Hooten made the motion to approve the financial report.
                     Wefus Tyus seconded the motion. Motion passed, 5-0.

IN THE MATTER OF     Lisa Baker-Elementary Principal’s Report
Principal’s Report   A report was given on the following topics:
                            A. Benchmark Testing/Boot Camp Week 3/29
                            B. Pre-Focus Testing/Post Testing
                            C. Pearson Study Guide
                            D. Parent/Teacher Conferences, March 18th
                            E. K-6th Students, Published Authors
                            F. April 12th-16th, Benchmark Testing Week
                            G. Enrollment: 225 K-6, 15 PreK

                     Brian Cossey-High School Principal’s Report
                     A report was given on the following topics:
                            A. Ag Ed Dept./Teacher Appreciation Lunch
                            B. Quiz Bowl/6th Place in Tournament
                            C. Guy-Perkins Hosting Sr. Quiz Bowl Regionals
                            D. End-Of Level Grade 11 Literacy Testing
                            E. Althletics/Congrats to both Sr. High Basketball
                               Teams.
                            F. FCCLA/Hosted District 2 Meeting on Feb 23rd
                               916 students/39 schools represented
                            E. FBLA/District Conf. April 28th (Middle level)
                               Sr. High State/March 29 & 30
                            F. Enrollment: 229
IN THE MATTER OF    Mr. Westenhover presented the following items on the
Building Projects   current building projects:
                            A. Pre-School Facility: The Pre school project has
                                Experienced some delays. (59 days over
                                contract time). Waiting on HVAC in order to
                                finish.
                            B. Re-Roof Project: 75 % complete to date.

IN THE MATTER OF    Mr. Westenhover presented two students for legal transfer
Student Transfers   from the Greenbrier School District: Jasmine Dempsey and
                    Colton Potts. He recommended that the board accept these
                    two students into the Guy-Perkins School District. Mike
                    Garrison made the motion to accept the recommendation.
                    Toby Harrington seconded the motion. Motion passed, 5-0.

IN THE MATTER OF    Mr. Westenhover presented the following personnel
Personnel           resignations: Danielle Kelly (Secondary English) and
                    Brent McNabb (K-12 Music). He recommended the board
                    accept both resignations effective for the 2010-2011
                    school year. Toby Harrington made the motion to accept
                    the recommendation. Mike Garrison seconded the motion.
                    Motion passed, 5-0.
                    Greg Hooten recommended the board retire into Executive
                    Session at 8:00 p.m. The board resumed regular session at
                    8: 15 p.m.
                    Mr. Westenhover recommended that the Board renew
                    Refus Caldwell’s contract for the 2010-2011 school year
                    and that the contract should be extended from 220 days to
                    240 days. Chris Acre made the motion to accept the
                    recommendation. Toby Harrington seconded the motion.
                    Motion passed, 5-0.

IN THE MATTER OF    The Classified PPC Committee presented the minutes of
PPC                 the last PPC meeting along with a counterproposal and
                    recommendation for the current proposed calendar
                    changes for make-up days. The Committee recommended
                    that the President’s Day Holiday, and the Good Friday
                    Holiday be used as two possible make up days, and the
                    other (3) inclement weather days be added to the end of the
                    school year. The Certified Personnel Policy representative,
                    Stacy Ralls, presented and recommended the same
                    counterproposal as the Classified PPC.
                    Toby Harrington made a motion to accept the Classified
                    and Certified PPC counterproposal for inclement weather
                    days for the current school year. Greg Hooten seconded the
                    motion. Motion passed 5-0.
                     The Classified PPC Committee and the Certified PPC
                     Committee also had the following recommendations for the
                     2010-2011 School Calendar:
                             Option #2 Calendar with the following changes,
                             In the case of inclement weather, it is recommended
                             that Jan 17 (MLK Holiday), Feb 21 (Pres.Holiday),
                             March 18 (Teacher In-service Day), and April 22
                             (Good Friday Holiday) be used to make up any
                             missed school days. Any additional days missed
                             due to inclement weather should be added on to the
                             end of the school year.
                     Toby Harrington made the motion to accept the 2010-2011
                     School calendar recommendations as presented by the PPC
                     Committees. Greg Hooten seconded the motion. Motion
                     Passed, 5-0.
                     The Certified PPC committee also had a recommendation
                     To the Board to for the implementation of Direct Deposit
                     on payroll checks for employees. Employees would be
                     given the option of Direct Deposit or to continue to
                     receive the traditional paper paychecks. Mr. Westenhover
                     recommended the board accept this proposal. Mike
                     Garrison made the motion to accept. Toby Harrington
                     seconded the motion. Motion passed, 5-0.
                     Personnel Policy updates (3.32 and 8.23) were presented to
                     the Board by David Westenhover. The policy updates are in
                     regards to the FMLA. Mr. Westenhover recommended that
                     the policy be sent to the Classified and Certified
                     Committees for review. Mike Garrison made the motion to
                     accept the recommendation. Chris Acre seconded the
                     motion. Motion passed, 5-0.


IN THE MATTER OF     Mr. Westenhover presented the Board with the Athletic
Athletic Audit       Audit Report. This report was presented for informational
                     purposes.


IN THE MATTER OF     Mr. Westenhover presented to the Board information from
General Discussion   SEECO, Inc. regarding mineral rights and mineral leases.
                     The Board agreed to allow Mr. Westenhover to pursue
                     negotiations on the school’s mineral rights/lease.

                     Mr. Westenhover presented to the Board the following
                     Items pertaining to the Athletic Department:
                            A. Addition of Jr. High Softball Team
                            B. Addition of Bowling Team
                        The Board agree that the Athletic Department could pursue
                        The addition of the sports to the Athletic Program.

                        Mr. Westenhover formally invited the Board Members
                        to attend a faculty and staff Seafood Boil on March 19,
                        2010 immediately following the end of the school day.


IN THE MATTER OF        Chris Acre made a motion to adjourn the meeting at
Adjournment             8:55 p.m. Toby Harrington seconded the motion. Motion
                        Passed, 5-0.




______________________________                _____________________________
Chris Acre, President                         Greg Hooten, Secretary

				
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