SHAW ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO 10
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TUESDAY, January 13, 2009 – 3:30PM
Chair Sue Jefferts called the meeting to order at 3:30PM. Board members present were
Ron Woodard, Allison Lengyel, and Terri Mason. Superintendent Marie Phillips, business
manager Diane Dallas, teachers Joanne Colman Wester and Diane Clifton and parent Deanna
Shannon were also present.
APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
Ron moved to approve the minutes of the December 16, 2008 regular meeting. Motion
Ron moved to approve the minutes of the December 20, 2008 special meeting. Motion
CHANGES OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
Terri moved to approve the following items on the consent agenda:
Payroll for the January 2009 in the amount of $16,691.83
General fund Expenditures for the period ending January13, 2009 in the
amount of $6,510.77
December Budget Status Reports
HEARING OF INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
Terri brought up the possibility of Shaw adopting a sister school in Baghdad.
CORRESPONDENCE & COMMUNICATION
Diane reported that the school has purchased an Ideas & Inventions science kit and Sue
Jefferts has been reading aloud to her class on a weekly basis. Both classes have been studying
the human body and the Pacific Science Center’s Blood & Guts van is scheduled for the 20th.
Joanne has been making preparations for a year end field trip and exploring ideas for an
extended trip next year for her class.
Marie reported on the most recent parent meeting.
PROGRAM & CURRICULUM
The technology committee met for a midyear review of the plan. Marie will share the
report at the February meeting. Language enrichment programs were discussed. Marie will
advertise on both Shaw and the other islands for possible programs.
The first reading of revisions to policy & procedures 500-4, 600-1 and 600-3 took place.
Minutes of the January 13, 2009 Regular Meeting of the Board
BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT
Diane reported that the State Auditor has begun its yearly audit of the district.
BUDGET & FISCAL MATTERS
Allison moved to approve a one year lease agreement with Ron and Carolyn Woodard
for a building to house the school sponsored preschool. Motion carried. Ron abstained.
Sue moved to approve Policy 300-28 & 28P Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights
and Services. Motion carried
Sue moved to approve revisions to Policy 500-12 Tax Deferred Annuity. Motion
Sue moved to approve revisions to Policy 500-12P Tax Deferred Annuity Procedures.
Sue moved to approve revisions to Policy 200-15 Substance Abuse Program. Motion carried
Sue moved to approve revisions Policy 200-15P Substance Abuse Program Procedures.
Sue moved to approve revisions to Policy 200-13 Selection and Adoption of
Instructional Materials. Motion carried
It was moved to approve the revised School Board Calendar. Motion carried
The board self evaluation will be moved to the February meeting.
It was moved to accept the gift of a TV for the primary classroom. Motion carried
It was moved to approve the surplus property list. Motion carried.
The board discussed the use of the school facility by the community. Ron will chair an
ad hoc committee to evaluate our current policy.
The meeting was adjourned at 4.42pm
Chair Recording Secretary
Superintendent/Secretary to the Board Member