Public Meeting Minutes: May 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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May 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

May 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER BY BOARD VICE CHAIR
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
I.A. Pledge of Allegiance
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale:  The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Wesley Thomas, a 5th grade student at Erma Siegel Elementary and Diego Sosa, a 6th grade student at Northfield Elementary. 
I.B. Moment of Silence
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
III. COMMUNICATIONS
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Lisa Trail
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

The state has asked Kandy Powers to present at the Middle Tennessee Summer Symposium for 21st Century Community Learning Centers personnel in June.  In addition, she has been asked to co-present at the Tennessee LEAD Conference in October at the Music City Center.  The state has also asked MCS to present at LEAD concerning its Farm To School Program.

Congratulations to Alex Juneau, 3rd grade teacher at Pittard, who has been chosen for the 2018-2019 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship of SCORE, which is the State Collaborative on Reforming Education.  Alex is one of only 38 fellows chosen from K-12 educators, representing 24 districts across the state.  The Educator Fellowship is a yearlong program that helps educators learn about policy and equips them to advocate for their students and their profession.

Congratulations to Dr. Kristyna Mall, a teacher at Discovery School, who recently was named A Distinguished Classroom Teacher by the Tennessee Education Association.

Murfreesboro City Schools would like to thank the Memorial Blvd. Walmart for the donation of $500 worth of school supplies that will be distributed to teachers and students.

MNS would like to thank our community partners at First Baptist Castle Street for their very generous donation of $1000 to our school.  We are blessed by the congregation’s generosity! 

Reeves Rogers Elementary School has been awarded an Equipment Assistance Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture in the amount of $25,000 to purchase a Steamer for use in the school. (see attachment)

As you may remember, the MCS art display at City Hall is taken to MTSU after the city hall exhibit is over to be displayed in the Todd Art Gallery and judged along with the county and private schools.  This year, MCS won four of the nine awards.  Below are the names of the winners along with information about the 5th Winner's Circle. Our students continue to shine.    

Merit Awards

K-2nd – Jared R. – Northfield Elementary

3rd-5th – Janae R. – Erma Siegel Elementary

Awards of Excellence

K-2nd – Joshua J. - Hobgood

3rd-5th – Mack H. – Reeves Rogers Elem

Upcoming Events:

May 23 - City of Murfreesboro will be holding a Community Meeting at Overall Creek regarding the new school at 5:30 p.m.

May 24 - Joe Thompson Retirement Reception - 4-6 p.m. at Black Fox

May 31 - Ribbon Cutting of BOB's Book Bus - 5:00 at Hobgood

May 29-July 27 - Summer Food Service Program (CHOW) will be serving from 24 locations

Recognitions:

Recognition and appreciation to the Rutherford County Health Department for their partnership with the Chef Academy Program.  

Recognition of Junior Chef Winners

Talking Trash Trophy Presentation

Jared Barrett Resolution Presentation

Attachments:
IV. CONSENT ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
IV.A. Minutes 5-8-18 Board Meeting
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B. 2nd Reading of Board Policies
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
IV.B.i. Board Policy 6.302 Procedural Due Process
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.ii. Board Policy 6.304 Anti-Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber-bullying, and Hazing of Students
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.iii. Board Policy 6.316 Suspensions/Expulsions
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
IV.B.iv. Board Policy 6.3101 Gang Activity or Association
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
V.A. FY18 GP Budget Amendments
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.B. FY18 ESP Budget Amendments
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.C. FY18 School Nutrition Budget Amendments
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
V.D. Adoption of Science Curriculum
Speaker(s):  Mr. Joe Marlin
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
VI. REPORTS AND INFORMATION
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VI.A. Personnel Report
Speaker(s):  Dr. Linda Gilbert
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
VI.B. Revenue and Expenditure Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Gary Anderson
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
VII. OTHER BUSINESS
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  Vice Chair Nancy Rainier
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
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