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September 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Henry County Board of Education September Meeting

Call to Order
Discussion:  Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jim McCampbell. Doug Braden recognized a moment of silence.
Citizen's Forum
Adoption of Agendas
Adopt & Approve the Consent Agenda
Director's Personnel Report
Meeting Minutes
Budget Amendments
Special Ed Surplus Equipment
Food Service - Republic Waste Contract
Adopt & Approve the Main Agenda
Discussion:  Amended - added closed executive session
* Tenure Teacher Recognition
Speaker(s):  Mr. Sam Miles
Discussion:  Mr. Miles reminded the board the procedures that are required for granting tenure. He congratulated all of the staff. Teacher are as follows: Rebecca Chambers, Jenny Cooper, Jeannie Johnson, Karla Klingenberg, Leah Nolen, Amber Powell, Trudy Pryor, Jeannie Russell, Brandi Thach, Susan Wolski Principals introduced teachers and presented them with a certificate of recognition.
* HCHS Madrigal Fieldtrip Request - Orlando, Florida
Speaker(s):  Mr. Blair Chadwick
Discussion:  In the absence of Mr. Chadwick, Dr. Norton presented the request for the fieldtrip.
* Request for Eagle Scout Project
Speaker(s):  Austin Lindsey
Discussion:  Austin Lindsey presented a request to for his Eagle Scout project which would be to add a concrete walkway at Henry Elementary.
Discussion:  Mr. Miles reminded the board of the proposal that had been rejected by the board of Verizon to place a tower at the property of Henry County High School. There has been a new proposal from Verizon and the board decided that they will not move forward.
TSBA Reminders
Speaker(s):  Chairman Tom Beasley
Discussion:  Reminder of upcoming meetings.
Henry We Care Thrift Store
Discussion:  Mr. Miles Using the building that was donated to the school system. Mr. Akers explained in detail the In-Kind money and Helping Hand funds are being used
*Family Life Curriculum
Speaker(s):  Dr. Renea Wade & Mrs. Stephanie Winders
Discussion:  Dr. Wade presented data Any year we are over the 19.5 rate over 1,000 females we are required to have a policy and curriculum to cover Family Life. The curriculum of the Michigan Model Only additions curriculum added at middle school level Added high school component, Health textbook and Michigan Model. Parents will be able to preview this curriculum at either Parent Teacher Conference or Open House
School Climate Grant
Speaker(s):  Dr. Susan Burton
Discussion:  Dr. Susan Burton explained to the board that the district had been awarded monies to use at HCHS. Students members of the YES Commitee - Youth Exchange Summit from HCHS explained the effects of school climate. YES - ways Monday's - door greaters Teacher WWE presentation Teacher goodie bags Landscape between A & B
Director's Report
Discussion:  1. Facilities Mr. Miles informed the board that he and Mr. Akers had met with TLM and Lashlee Rich regarding some facility improvements. Mr. Miles has arranged a site to visit and will email the board with a date. Teacher and Parent Committee 2. AdvancEd Reminded the board that the district is undergoing accrededation. 3. Dates of upcoming board meetings Board was given dates of meeting locations. 4. Committee's Mr. Miles reminded the board of the committee's. A list was given. Will vote in October. Dismissed for closed session
Closed Executive Session
Discussion:  Adjourn 6:40pm
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