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									                                   MINUTES
                    DILLON SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR
                     BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
                             405 West Washington Street
                                Dillon, South Carolina

                                  September 17, 2012
                                       6:30 P.M.


I.     The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairman Fitzgerald Lytch.

II.    Alex Lewis gave the invocation.

III.   Visitors and the media were recognized at this time.

IV.    The roll was called as follows:

       Fitzgerald Lytch, Earl Gleason, Jr., Kenneth Bethea, Ethel Taylor, Mike McRae, Burt
       Rogers and Alex Lewis

       ABSENT:


       STAFF:
       Ray Rogers, Superintendent
       Dr. Polly Elkins, Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Personnel
       Art McMillan, Assistant Superintendent for Finance
       Lynn Liebenrood, Director of Student Services
       Kathryn Thompson, Secretary

       VISITORS:


V.     NOTICE TO THE MEDIA

       In accordance with the S.C. Code of Laws of 1976, section 30-4-80 (3) amended; the
       following has been notified of the date, time and place of this meeting.

       Betsy Finklea, The Dillon Herald
MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
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  VI.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

         The minutes of August 20, 2012 were approved on a motion by Mike McRae with a
         second from Burt Rogers. All approved.

  VII.   NEW BUSINESS

         1. Teacher of the Year/District Teacher of the Year – Kellyson Poe of Stewart
            Heights Elementary School was announced as the 2012-2013 District Teacher of
            the Year. The following were also recognized as Teacher of the Year from each
            school: Connie Tallon, East Elementary; Vernetta Ward, South Elementary;
            Kellyson Poe, Stewart Heights Elementary; Shea Wallace, Gordon Elementary;
            Christopher Johnson, Dillon Middle School; Anita Langston, Dillon High School;
            Melissa Rowland, Lake View Elementary and Bill Spivey, Lake View High
            School. Ricky Blum and David Stanley of Horace Mann were on hand to present
            each Teacher of the Year with a check for $250.00. Superintendent Rogers
            presented Ms. Poe, Dillon District Four Teacher of the Year, with a check for
            $1,000.00. Information only.

         2. Budget Update – Art McMillan, Assistant Superintendent for Finance, gave
            board members an update of the General Fund Financial Report. The report was
            for July 1, 2012 through August 30, 2012. The balance for all funds as of August
            30, 2012 was $3,931,564.92.

         3. Student Services – Lynn Liebenrood, Director of Student Services, gave board
            members a Federal Update for Title I, Title II, Title III and School Improvement
            Grant. Information only.

         4. Construction Update – Superintendent Rogers gave board members an update
            on the construction for projects not completed at Dillon District Four.
            Information only.

         5. Policies – Dr. Polly Elkins, Assistant Superintendent for Administration and
            Personnel, presented the following Board Policies for the Boards approval.
            IHBH-Charter      Schools,    JJ   and   JJ-R-Student    Activities,  JJ-E(1)
            Request/Verification Form for Charter School Student Participation in Extra
            Curricular Activity, JLDBB-Self-Esteem Promotion/Suicide Prevention, GCQE-
            Retirement of Professional Staff, GDQC-Retirement for Support Staff, ADB and
            GBEC-Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace and Schools, JLCF-School Nurses,
            BEDB-Board Agenda, KF-E-Use of School Facilities Form. All policies were
            adopted on a motion by Earl Gleason with a second from Alex Lewis. All
            approved.
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        6. Personnel – Dr. Polly Elkins, Assistant Superintendent for Administration and
           Personnel, presented the following recommendations:

             Resignations:
             Linda Rogers        -       Teacher at Gordon Elementary
             Mable I. McLaughlin -       Food Service Operator

             A motion to approve the above personnel was made by Ethel Taylor with a
             second from Alex Lewis. All approved.

  VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION

        The Board entered executive session to discuss Personnel. Motion made by Alex
        Lewis with a second from Kenneth Bethea. All approved.

        A motion to return to open session was made by Ethel Taylor with a second from
        Alex Lewis. All approved.

        After returning to open session, no decisions were made.

  IX.   ADJOURNMENT

        There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting adjourned at
        8:30 p.m. Motion made by Burt Rogers with a second from Earl Gleason. All
        approved.

        Respectfully Submitted,



        __________________________________
        Fitzgerald Lytch, Chairman



        __________________________________
        Burt Rogers, Secretary

        Minutes of September 17, 2012
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