Public Meeting Agenda: August 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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August 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

August 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
III. COMMUNICATIONS
 
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Lisa Trail
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale:  The Foundation would like to invite everyone to the Back to School Dash on September 14 at 7:00 a.m. at Overall Creek.

Thanks to Murph's Fun Run for 12 great years of partnership.

Salem is proud to announce the Saint Bernard now has an official name.

MCS would like to thank the following businesses for their school supply donations:
  • eAllen Boutique
  • Newcomers Club
  • Hwy 231 Church of Christ
  • Murfreesboro Muslim Youth
  • Nissan
  • United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (Stuff the Bus)
MNS would like to thank Third Baptist Church for their generous donation of money for their uniform and school supply closet as well as the 15th annual Back to School lunch for all staff. 

MCS would like to thank Higher Ground Worship Center for their donation of 35 back packs full of school supplies over the summer.

View Safety PSA's-Lisa Trail thanked the Murfreesboro Police Department and City TV for helping with the PSA's.

Dr. Gilbert informed the Board that the embargo had been lifted on some very important information.  She told of all of the accomplishments of MCS and the big announcement was 9 of our schools were recognized as Reward Schools, we received a 5 for growth in Math and ELA. 
 

Roseann Barton thanked all teachers and staff for their hard work.
Mr. Campbell echoed what Roseann said. Mr. Campbell asked principals to please let teachers and staff know how proud the Board is of them. Becky Goff said that our staff and students have been doing this all along and that  future testing will continue to show that we are an exemplary district.

Mr. Shacklett said that on thing that is really special about our school system is the daily effort that everyone puts in to our students. These students are being prepared today for tomorrow. Principals and staff are finally getting the recognition that they deserve.

 

IV. CONSENT ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
IV.A. Approval of 6-25-19 Board Minutes
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
IV.B. Approval of Board Policy 5.1141 Teacher Effect Data (annual review-no change)
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
IV.C. Approval of Board Policy 5.500 Discrimination/Harassment
of Employees (two minor changes)
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
V. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.A. First Reading of Board Policies
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.B. Approval of Board Policy 1.2021 Boardsmanship Code of Conduct
replaces Board Policy 1.1061
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.C. Approval of Board Policy 2.403 Surplus Property Sales
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.D. Approval of Board Policy 4.400 Instructional Materials
rescinds Board Policy IS 5 and Board Policy STU 41
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.E. Approval of Board Policy 6.303 Interrogations and Searches
replaces Board Policy STU 21
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.F. Approval of Board Policy 6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices
in School-rescinds Board Policy STU 43
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.G. Approval of Board Policy 6.3131 Discipline Foundation Policy
School-wide Positive Behavior of Intervention and Support
replaces Board Policy STU 22
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.H. Approval of Board Policy 6.3132 Intervention Supports and Alternatives
to Suspension-replaces Board Policy STU 23
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.I. Approval of Board Policy 6.709 Student Fees and Fines
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.J. Approval of Board Policy 6.710 Gifts-replaces Board Policy STU 19
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.K. Approval of ESP Tuition Increase
Speaker(s):  Mr. Ralph Ringstaff
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.L. Approval of Revised Pre-K Partnership Agreement Between
Mid-Cumberland Head Start and MCS
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Dr. Gilbert will bring another contract before the Board when the new company takes over the Head Start program. This contract will end on October 31, 2019.
Attachments:
VI. REPORTS AND INFORMATION
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Mr. Anderson informed the Board that enrollment is up 189 students as of today.  He, Dr. Gilbert, Mr. Ringstaff, and Mrs. Arnette are looking at numbers daily. 
VII. OTHER BUSINESS
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Sgt. Newberg was in the audience. Dr. Gilbert asked him to come forward to be recognized for the tremendous job that he and his SSEO's do for our school system. Dr. Gilbert said that Sgt. Newberg is stellar. He trains all of our schools in Safety Plans and is supervisor to all SSEO's. 

Roseann Barton said that she had met with Dr. Gilbert and other Instrutional Administrative staff this week and received alot of great information regarding curriculum.  She also mentioned that K-2 did not receive Expenditionary Learning and asked what curriculum they were using.  Dr. Dodson came forward and explained the process for K-2. 
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  Chair Butch Campbell
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Meeting adjourned at 7:19 p.m. 
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