King Middle School
SBDM Council Meeting
KMS Media Center
August 09, 2012
The King Middle School Site Based Council met on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the King
Middle School media center.
The following council members were present for the meeting: Terry Gordon, Jason Bryant, Mark Harris,
Michael Harris, Christie Devine, and Robin Dean. Angie Wilson and Brian Pendygraft were also in
1. Opening Business
a. Agenda approval- The SBDM Council approved the August agenda by consensus.
b. July meeting minutes approval- The SBDM Council reviewed the July special called
meeting minutes and they were approved by consensus.
c. Good news reports- Mrs. Robin Dean commented that the first day of school went very
well. Mr. Mark Harris reported that all of the new math books were in and that the
Phoenix got off to a great start. Mrs. Christie Devine also stated that the first day of
school went very well. Mr. Michael Harris stated that the end of the school day was
much smoother as compared to years past. Mr. Jason Bryant commented that the staff
appeared to be working well together and that the Dragons had great students.
d. Public Comment- None.
2. Student Achievement- Mr. Gordon stated that he had no data at this time but that the RTI
programs were in full swing.
a. Map testing window (August 27, two weeks) - Mr. Gordon stated that the first Map
testing window will be August 27th and would run for two weeks.
b. EXPLORE testing September 17, 2012- Mr. Gordon stated that the EXPLORE test would
occur on September 17th, 2012 for all eighth graders.
4. Budget Report
a. Revisited SBDM Allocation- Mr. Gordon reported that the district received an additional
$35 per student which totaled around $22,000 for KMS alone.
b. PD, ESS, and Title I funding- Mr. Gordon reported on the PD, ESS, and Title I funding.
(See attachments) Mr. Gordon did state that the district was in the process of the
Ranking Report and that the Title I funds would not be touched for the 2012-2013
c. Activity Account- Mr. Gordon reported on the financial report. (See attachments)
5. Committee Reports- None to report at this time.
6. New Business
a. I-Pad purchase- Mr. Gordon reviewed estimates for a classroom set of I-Pads. (See
attachments) Mrs. Robin Dean made the motion to approve the funding for a classroom
set of I-Pads from Apple Inc. Education (See estimate attached); Mr. Michael Harris
seconded the motion. All members in favor. Motion passed.
b. LPC membership- Mr. Gordon reviewed the requirements for the parent and teacher
representatives of King Middle School. (See attachment) Mrs. Christie Devine
volunteered to be the KMS parent representative for the LPC committee.
7. The SBDM meeting was adjourned. Mrs. Christie Devine made the motion to adjourn and
Mr. Michael Harris seconded the motion. Approved by consensus.
8. The next scheduled SBDM meeting will be September 13th, at 3:30 p.m. in the King Middle
School Media Center.