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
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
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
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
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
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
Chris Acre, President Greg Hooten, Secretary