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February 11, 2020 at 6:30 PM - GMSD Board Business Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Moment of Silence
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve the agenda,, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
5. Recognition and Awards
Rationale:  The Germantown Municipal School Board will recognize the attached list of students for achieving the status of being an All-State Musician.
Farmington Elementary School Choir - Amy Assad

TN Treble Honor Choir
  1. Lukas Boston

Dogwood Elementary School Choir - Joseph Smith
TN Treble Choir
  1. Rhett Stegall
  2. Sophie Joyner
  3. Abigail King
  4. Addison Cooper
  5. Kennedy Tensley.


Forest Hill Elementary School Choir - Peter Simons
TN Treble Choir
  1. Jesse Brown
  2. Marco Ovando
  3. Emiliy Weaver
  4. Lila Wilkerson


Houston Middle School Choir - Ramon Moses

TN Treble Honor Choir
  1. Evan Cantwell
  2. Savannah Chandler
  3. Katherine Gunnell
  4. Eleanor Midha
  5. Grace Mitchell
  6. Genevieve Remsen
  7. Jacob Schellhous
  8. Manya Tyag
Houston High School - Orchestra - Dr. Long Long Kang

All-State Orchestra
  1. Joseph Park 
  2. Nicholas Silea 
  3. Linus Yao 
  4. Madeline Fairman
  5. Sophia Best 
  6. Lillian Rivers 
  7. Elizabeth Craft
  8. Jenny McClain 

Houston High School - Band - Matt Taylor and John Hagan

All-State Band
  1. Sophia Cheng
  2. Cindy Liu
  3. Chandni Karuhatty
  4. Ashley Yan
  5. Megha Parikh
  6. Will Steen
  7. John Thomas
  8. Jayden Robins
  9. Eric Xie
  10. Tess Enemark
  11. Smayan Sompalli
  12. Colin Cantwell
  13. Amy Li
  14. Avani Garde
  15. Jason Clifford
  16. Maya Chambers
  17. Roshan Parikh
  18. Elliott Frankel
  19. Samuel Cai
  20. Charles Borgsmiller
  21. Major Glenn
  22. Martin Carodine

Houston High School Choir - Kinsey Moline
All-State Choir
  1. Mae Sistrunk
  2. Abigail Hetherington 
  3. Grace Applebaum
  4. Pradnya Desurkar 
  5. Emily Woelke
  6. Kate Schoggen
  7. Sanjana Nair
  8. Caroline Philips-Burk
  9. Carson Scott

 
Attachments: (1)
6. REPORTS
6.A. TLN Update (Tennessee Legislature)
6.B. Chairman's Report
Rationale:  Board member activities for Angela Griffith,
  • Participated in Community Partnerships Focus Group Meeting
  • Attended City's Planning Commission Meeting pertaining to Dogwood Elementary Cell Tower
  • School Board Appreciation at Farmington Elementary: Meeting with Administration, Lunch and Tour
6.D. Superintendent's Report
7. Citizens to be heard
8. CONSENT AGENDA
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve all the items in the Consent Agenda,, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
8.A. Approval of the Minutes
Rationale:  Approval of minutes from 1.13.20 Board Business Meeting
8.B. Annual Review / Revision of Policies - First Reading
Rationale: 

Annual Review / Revision of Policies - First Reading
Department of Operations
New Policy 6.308 - Bus Safety and Conduct 

Department of Finance
Revision of Policy FM 2.403 Surplus Property Sales 

The following policies have been reviewed and No revisions recommended at this time,
FM 2.100 Fiscal Management and Goals

FM 2.200 Annual Operating Budget

FM 2.201 Line Item Transfer Authority

FM 2.400 Revenues, Gifts, and Bequests

FM 2.4021 Investment of Idle Funds

FM 2.404 School Support Organizations

FM 2.500 Deposit of Funds

FM 2.600 Bonded Employees

FM 2.700 Accounting System

FM 2.702 Property Records

FM 2.703 Audits

FM 2.805 Purchasing

FM 2.806 Bids and Quotations

FM 2.808 Purchase Orders

 

Department of Human Resources 
Revision of Policy HR 5.102 Professional Employment
The following policies have been reviewed and No revisions recommended at this time,

HR 5.115 Employee Assignment/Transfer

HR 5.118 Employment Contract

HR 5.200 Separation Practices for Tenured Teachers

HR 5.301 Certificated Employee Jury Duty

HR 5.302 Certificated Employee Sick Leave

HR 5.303 Certificated Employee Personal and Professional Leave

HR 5.306 Certificated Employee Military Leave

HR 5.601 Conflict of Interest

HR 5.701 Employment of Substitutes


 
8.C. Approval of Family Curriculum
Brian Fisher organized a table with the Family Life Curriculum for Parents to view/review at the Board Meeting location
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve the Family Life Curriculum for 2019-20 school year, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9. BOARD ACTION ITEMS
9.A. GBOE 2020 Legislative Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve the 2020 GBOE Legislative Agenda as amended, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Rationale:  After discussion in the Work Session, the Board recommended a few amendments to the 2020 GBOE Legislative Agenda
9.B. Approval of Computer purchase for the 1:1 program
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve the computer purchase for the 1:1 program in the amount of $471,900, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments: (1)
9.C. Change Order 11 for Forest Hill Elementary School
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion passed: I move to approve Change Order 11 for Forest Hill Elementary School in the amount of $232,298, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10. Announcements
Rationale: 
  • Tomorrow Feb.12 - Community Tour Day & Leadership Germantown Education Day
  • Feb. 17&18 - TSBA Legislative and Legal Institute in Nashville
  • March 2 - Next School Board Meeting
  • March 25 - Board Work Session on Strategic Plan
  • March 31 - Town Hall Meeting for Strategic Plan Community Input
11. Adjournment
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