LAKESIDE BOARD OF EDUCATION
The meeting was called to order by the president. The following members were present: Mr. Collins, Mrs. Green, Ms. Griffin, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Mosley and Mr. Williams. Mr. McJoy was absent.
The September 14, 2015 minutes were approved as presented.
The superintendent discussed the financial report and attendance report.
The Lakeside Board of Education reorganized. A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Mrs. Green to allow each board of directors remain in their present positions. The motion carried.
The superintendent and principals gave an annual report to the public. The following topics were discussed. Title I Schoolwide Programs, Indistar, School Performance Data Report and Status, PARCC Assessments, AMO’s, Corrective Action Plans, ACT, ACT Aspire, Schoolwide Parent Involvement activities, integrating technology in the classroom, how federal and special needs funds are used, HQT, ACSIP, Equity report, Standards Assurance, school safety, graduation rate and annual goals.
The superintendent discussed school board training dates (NSBA conference, ASBA Regional and ASBRC school board training. Also, the superintendent gave an update on the ADE declining balance meeting, school bus safety week and state representative Mark McElroy’s visit to the schools.
A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve November 9, 2015 as the public hearing date for the district’s facilities master plan. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the use of the hand punch clock districtwide as a time and attendance documentation tool to meet the Affordable Care Act. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Mr. Collins to enter into an agreement with the City of Lake Village to accept a four year federal grant to obtain a school resource officer for the Lakeside School District. The federal grant will pay 75% of the resource officer’s salary and the district will pay 25% for the first three years. The fourth year, the Lakeside School District will pay 75% of the school resource officer’s salary and the City of Lake Village will pay 25%. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Ms. Griffin to allow the Lakeside Band to participate in the Memphis parade. The motion carried.
The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, promotion, discipline or resignation of personnel. After the discussion, the public was allowed to return. A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve the contract of Veronica Stevens (2nd grade teacher at Eudora) to replace Helen Scott who moved to the high school as librarian and accept the resignation of Angela Mason as a special education paraprofessional and regular bus driver (she will be used as needed for bus driving). The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Mr. Livingston to change the contracts of Monique Shaw (6-12 music) and Rachel Allen from certified to classified due to not meeting the Arkansas Department of Education Licensure requirements in a timely matter. The motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.