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December 19, 2013

posted Dec 20, 2013, 7:45 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839 

Regular Meeting Summary 

December 19, 2013 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on December 19, 2013, at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, located at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas. 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Recognized the Gates Award Winners for the second six weeks

·         Upheld the decision of the Superintendent to deny the Level 2 grievance of Carey Trahan

·         Approved from the Consent Agenda the following:

o   Minutes of the November 21, 2013 Regular Meeting

o   The Lab of Tyler as Drug Testing Company for Student Drug Testing Program

o   Financial Status Report

o   Budget Amendments

o   Tax Collection Report

o   Accounts Payable

·         Accepted the Financial Audit Report for the Year Ending August 31, 2013

·         Approved the Improvement Plans for the 2013-2014 school year

·         Approved Policy Update 98

·         Received the following reports:

o   Student Accomplishments

o   Enrollment/Attendance

o   School Events/Calendar

·         Accepted the resignation of Patsy Cartwright

·         Employed James Dellis as Special Education Aide

·         Received copies of Superintendent Evaluation Instrument

·         Approved a community forum to seek input on the possibility of calling a bond election to build a new high school and gymnasium

·         Received Report on School Board Continuing Training Requirements 

 

The next regular meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is January 23, 2014, at 7:00 PM.

November 21, 2013

posted Nov 25, 2013, 8:21 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Dec 20, 2013, 7:45 AM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839 

Regular Meeting Summary 

November 21, 2013 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held November 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas. 

1.      CALL TO ORDER – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

A.    A quorum was established

1)      Members Present: Malon Reed, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Roger Jones; Members Absent: Brad Chapin

2)      School Officials Present: Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Kim O’Dell

3)      Guest(s) Present: None

B.     Pledges of Allegiance

C.     Invocation: Steve Webb

2.      PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

3.      CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by John Day and seconded by Steve Webb to approve the consent agenda consisting of:

A.    Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting, October 17, 2013

B.     Approve Financial Reports for the Month

1)      Financial Status Report

2)      Budget Amendments – The addition of one account in Fund 199 for a Floral Design class in the Agriculture Department in the amount of 5000.00.

3)      Tax Collection Report

4)      Accounts Payable

Yeas: John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None

Abstain: Malon Reed, Roger Jones

4.      REPORTS

A.    Principals’ Reports

1)      Student Accomplishments - Received Information

2)      Enrollment/Attendance - Received Information

3)      School Events/Calendar - Received Information

4)      Career Day - Received Information

B.     District Site-Based Committee Facilities Report – Received Information

C.     Facilities Upgrades – Received Information and held discussion concerning ongoing and needed repairs. 

5.      ACTION ITEMS

A.    Superintendent Evaluation Instrument – It was moved by John Day and seconded by Roger Jones to adopt the Draft B Superintendent Evaluation Instrument.  

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

B.     Student Drug Testing Policy - FNF (Local) – It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Darren Farley to adopt the proposed changes to Slocum ISD Policy FNF (Local) to include a Mandatory Drug-Testing Program for all students in grades 7-12 involved in school-sponsored extracurricular activities or parking a vehicle on school property.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

6.      PERSONNEL

              No discussion needed.

A.    Students and Discipline of Students - None

B.     Students – Non Disciplinary Action - None

7.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.    Board Training – Received Information and discussed training to be held in the February 2014 meeting at 6 PM.

B.     Plans for Future Maintenance, Renovation and Construction – Received Information and held discussion.

8.      FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS –

                    There will be a Level 3 grievance at the next meeting.

9.      ADJOURN –

              It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Steve Webb to adjourn the meeting.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

 

                                                           

Malon Reed – President

 

______________________________

John Day - Secretary

October 17, 2013

posted Oct 21, 2013, 9:08 AM by Joel Parker

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on October 17, 2013, at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, located at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Recognized First Six-Weeks Gates Award Winner

·         Approved from the Consent Agenda the following:

o   Minutes of the September 23, 2013 Regular Meeting

o   Financial Status Report

o   Tax Collection Report

o   Accounts Payable

·         Received the following reports:

o   Student Accomplishments

o   Enrollment/Attendance

o   School Events/Calendar

o   Highly Qualified Teacher Report

·         Received information on Superintendent Evaluation Instrument

·         Approved a Resolution to Appoint Malon Reed as Representative to the Anderson County Appraisal District Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term

·         Discussed Timber Management

·         Discussed Facility Upgrades

·         Approved Superintendent’s recommendation on substitute personnel

 

The next regular meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is November 21, 2013, at 7:00 PM.

September 23, 2013

posted Sep 25, 2013, 7:40 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839 

Regular Meeting Summary 

September 23, 2013 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on September 23, 2013, at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, located at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas. 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Approved from the Consent Agenda the following:

o   Minutes of the August 22, 2013 Public Hearing Meeting

o   Minutes of the August 22, 2013 Regular Meeting

o   Financial Report

o   Student Activity Accounts Report

o   Tax Collection Report

o   Accounts Payable

·         Received the following reports:

o   Student Accomplishments

o   Enrollment/Attendance

o   School Events/Calendar

o   FIRST Report

o   Superintendent Training Dates

·         Discussed Facility Upgrades

·         Discussed Changes to Student Travel Regulations

·         Discussed Timber Management

·         Approved Additional Stipend for Joel Parker

 

The next regular meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is October 17, 2013, at 7:00 PM.

August 22, 2013

posted Aug 23, 2013, 10:35 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Sep 25, 2013, 7:39 AM ]

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held August 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas. 

1.      CALL TO ORDER – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551 

A.      Establish Quorum – Board President, Malon Reed, announced that a quorum was present and that the meeting was duly called.

1)     Members Present – Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

2)     Absent – Brad Chapin

3)     School Officials Present – Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Mark Leuschner, Kim O’Dell

4)     Guest(s) Present – Kay Reed

B.      Pledges of Allegiance

C.      Invocation – Steve Webb

 

2.     PUBLIC COMMENT - None

3.     CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Darren Farley to approve the consent agenda consisting of

A.      Minutes:

1)     Regular Meeting, July 18, 2013

2)     Special Meeting, July 29, 2013

B.       Business Manager - Monthly Financial Reports

1)     Financial Report – resolution to commit 1 million dollars for future capital expenditures

2)     Budget Amendments – final amendments – (see attached)

3)     Accounts Payable

4)     Tax Collection Report

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

        Nays: None 

4.     REPORTS

A.      2013 TEA Accountability Ratings – Both campuses met the standard. Received Information.

B.      Anderson County Special Education Coop Budget for 2013-2014 – Received Information.

C.      Projected Enrollment – Received Information.

D.     Facilities Report (Termites) - Received Information.

 

5.     DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

A.      Budget for the 2013-2014 School Year

It was moved by Darren Farley and seconded by Steve Webb to pass the budget presented in July.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

        Nays: None 

B.      Set Tax Rate for the 2013-2014 School Year

It was moved by Roger Jones and seconded by Daniel Bailey to set the

tax rate to 1.04 per cent.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

        Nays: None 

C.      Additional Region VII Contract for 2013-2014 School Year

It was moved by Steve Webb and seconded by John Day to increase the cost of the Region VII Contract by $600.00 for the superintendent’s membership in the academy.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

        Nays: None 

D.     September Board Meeting Date

The meeting was set to be held on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM. 

E.      Consider Drug Testing Program for Secondary Students

Received Information. 

 

6.      PERSONNEL

A.      CLOSED SESSION (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074) No closed session was held.

(1)  Employ Substitute Personnel – It was moved by Steve Webb and seconded by Roger Jones to employ Substitute Personnel recommended by the Administration.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nays: None 

(2)  Resignations - none 

 

7.     FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

8.     ADJOURN –

It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Steve Webb to adjourn.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

        Nays: None

July 18, 2013

posted Jul 22, 2013, 7:03 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Aug 23, 2013, 9:40 AM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

 

Regular Meeting Summary 

July 18, 2013

 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held July 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Library of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

  1. CALL TO ORDER – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

  1. Establish Quorum – Board President, Malon Reed, announced that a quorum was present and that the meeting was duly called.

    1. Members Present/Absent – Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin, Darren Farley, John Day

    2. Absent -  Steve Webb

    3. School Officials Present – Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Kim O’Dell, Mark Leuschner

    4. Guest(s) Present – Joel Parker

  2. Pledges of Allegiance to United States and Texas Flags

  3. Invocation – Cliff Lasiter

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT - None

  2. CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by John Day and seconded by Darren Farley to approve the consent agenda consisting of

    1. Minutes from the

    2. June 20, 2013 Regular Meeting

    3. Business Manager Monthly Financial Reports

      1. Financial Report

      2. Budget Amendments

        1. Move 2000.00 from Fund Balance to Fund 699 for Land Purchase

      3. Accounts Payable

      4. (There was no Tax Collection Report this month)

    4. 2013-2014 Appraisal Calendar

    5. Supply Bids for 2013-2014

    6. Additional Region VII Contract for 2013-2014

      1. Provides the Addition of Hosting TxEIS Student/TxSuite(SSIS) for an additional cost annually of 1317.00.

Yeas: John Day, Darren Farley, Malon Reed

Nays: None

Abstain: Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin


  1. REPORTS

    1. Review 2013-2014 Student Handbook - Errin Deer presented changes.

    2. Review 2013-2014 Employee Handbook - Received Information.

    3. Preliminary First Report -

The District received a perfect score.

    1. Property Survey and Purchase -

Both Survey and Purchase were completed and the contract closed on 7/16.


  1. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

    1. Proposed Budget for the 2013-2014 School Year – Received Information.

    2. Proposed Tax Rate for the 2013-2014 School Year

A motion was made by Malon Reed and seconded by Roger Jones to keep the Proposed Tax Rate at $1.04.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Approve August Board Meeting Date

A motion was made by Brad Chapin and seconded by Daniel Bailey to set the August Board Meeting date to August 22nd.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Schedule Budget Hearing

A motion was made by John Day and seconded by Brad Chapin to schedule a Budget Hearing for 6:50 PM, August 22nd.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Schedule Tax Hearing

A motion was made by Roger Jones and seconded by Malon Reed to schedule a Tax Hearing for 6:55 PM, August 22nd.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Approve Special Board Meeting Date

A motion was made by John Day and seconded by Brad Chapin to schedule a Special Board Meeting for July 29th at 7 PM.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Approve Faculty Salary Scale and Stipends for the 2013-2014 School Year –Received Information.

    2. Approve Staff Salaries for the 2013-2014 School Year – Received Information.

A motion was made by Malon Reed and seconded by John Day to table approval of Faculty and Staff Salary and Stipends.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Change Teacher Work Day – Received Information.

    2. Purchase Student Personal Computing Devices

A motion was made by Malon Reed and seconded by Brad Chapin to purchase 40 Netbook laptops for a cost of $9622.40.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Update Technology Infrastructure

A motion was made by Brad Chapin and seconded by John Day to purchase 7 network switches for a cost of $45,208.00.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Approve Self-Insurance Program for Secondary Student Netbook Damage

A motion was made by Malon Reed and seconded by Roger Jones to approve self-insurance program for secondary student netbook damage.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


    1. Property Value Study Appeals Service

A motion was made by John Day and seconded by Daniel Bailey to enter into a contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP for Property Value Study Appeals Service.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


  1. PERSONNEL
    1. CLOSED SESSION (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074/551.0821) In closed session the Board met from 8:50 PM until 8:53 PM.  No votes were taken during closed session.

  1. Resignations

A motion was made by Roger Jones and seconded by Brad Chapin to accept the resignations of Donna Dickey as cafeteria manager and Josh Jones as teacher/coach.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


  1. Student Transfer Request

A motion was made by Malon Reed and seconded by John Day to accept the recommendation of the Superintendent on student transfer requests.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None




  1. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS

The Board will take action on Salaries and Stipends during a special meeting on 7/29.

  1. ADJOURN

A motion was made by John Day and seconded by Daniel Bailey to adjourn.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Brad Chapin

Nays: None


June 20, 2013

posted Jul 15, 2013, 2:23 PM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

June 20, 2013

 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held June 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

1.     Call to Order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551 – Meetin called to order at 7:15 PM.

A.    Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present -- Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

2)     Members Absent – Roger Jones, Brad Chapin, Daniel Bailey

3)     School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Cliff Lasiter, Kim O’Dell

4)     Guest(s) Present – Kay Reed, Joel Parker

B.    Pledge

C.    Prayer – Steve Webb

2.      Recognition(s) – Mrs. Regina Hogan’s class was recipient of grant from Wal-Mart for 1500.00.

3.     Public Participation – None.

  1. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) – Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to approve minutes of May 16, 2013 Regular meeting.

Voting:

Aye:  Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: Malon Reed

  1.  Reports and Recommendations

A.    Business Manager

1)     Budget – Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Malon Reed to approve Budget report.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

2)     Budget Amendments - Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to transfer 175,000.00 from General Fund to Capital Projects Fund and to transfer 5,000.00 from Fund 11 to Fund 36.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

3)     Accounts Payable – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to pay the bills.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

4)     Tax Collections – Motion by John Day seconded by Steve Webb to approve the Tax Report for May, 2013.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

5)     Investment Policy – Motion by John Day seconded by Malon Reed to adopt Investment Policy recommended by Superintendent.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

6)     2013-2014 Budget Draft – Received Information

B.    Superintendent

1)     Preliminary Student Assessment Report – Received Information

2)     Projected Enrollment – Received Information (projected to be 427 students)

3)     Cafeteria Account Debts – Received Information (debts are now under 5000.00)

  1. Replace Core Switch (Technology Infrastructure) -- Motion by John Day seconded by Malon Reed to authorize Superintendent to replace Core Switch in the Technology Infrastructure.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Audit Engagement Letter – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to approve the Audit Engagement Letter.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Claims Administrative Service Agreement – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to adopt Claims Administrative Service Agreement.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. TASB Policy Update 97 – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to adopt TASB Policy Update 97.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Property Value Study Appeals Service – No information to date, no action taken.
  2. Instructional Materials Allotment – Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to approve Instructional Materials Allotment agreement.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Fees for Meals – Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Malon Reed to approve new fees for meals.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

13.  Personnel-Closed Session (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074/551.082)

Entered Closed Session at 8:10 PM and exited Closed Session at 8:20 PM.  No votes were taken during closed session.

A.    Resignations – None.

B.    Employ Certified Personnel

Motion by John Day seconded by Steve Webb to employ Julie Neel as classroom teacher/coach and Sam Stanley as Agricultural Sciences teacher.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

C.    Employ Staff Personnel – None.

D.    Student Personnel Report – Received Information

E.    Staff Personnel Report – Received Information

F.    Student Transfer Request --Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to approve Student Transfer Requests as recommended by Administration.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

G.    Rescind Approval of Student Transfer Request -- Motion by Darren Farley seconded by John Day to approve recommendation by Administration to Rescind Approval of Student Transfer Request.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

14.  Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments -- Land purchase and parking.

15.  Adjourn – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to adjourn.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None 

 

____________________________________________

President – Malon Reed 

 

____________________________________________

Secretary – John Day

 

May 16, 2013

posted May 17, 2013, 7:54 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Regular Meeting Summary 

May 16, 2013

 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on May 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Recognized the Gates Award winners for the fifth six weeks.

·         Received reports and recommendations from the business manager, principals, and superintendent.

·         Approved ESC Region 7 contracts for the 2013-2014 school year.

·         Received information concerning the price of meals for the 2013-2014 school year.

·         Approved Board Goals for 2013.

·         Approved Superintendent’s Performance Goals for 2013.

·         Approved the employment of staff for the 2013-2014 school year.

·         Approved personnel report.

·         Accepted teacher’s resignation.

 

The next meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is June 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

April 25, 2013

posted Apr 30, 2013, 7:18 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Summary 

April 25, 2013

 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on April 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Recognized the Gates Award winners for the fourth six weeks.

·         Recognized Slocum High School for being designated as a Title I Distinguished School.

·         Received reports and recommendations from the business manager, principals, and superintendent.

·         Received a report on delinquent taxes.

·         Approved the purchase of athletic and activity insurance for 2013-2014 school year.

·         Approved contract for the services of detection canines during the 2013-2014 school year.

·         Received first draft of board and superintendent annual goals.

·         Employed a part-time aide for technology program.

·         Approved faculty contracts for 2013-2014 school year.

·         Employed a principal to be assigned to the elementary school.

·         Approved the superintendent’s recommendations for student transfer requests..

·         Employed a part-time teacher.

 

The next meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is May 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

February 21, 2013

posted Feb 22, 2013, 8:18 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624


A regular meeting of the Slocum Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on February 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. During the meeting the Board took the following action:

 

  • Approved the monthly financial report.
  • Received the monthly principal’s report.
  • Conducted a public hearing on the Annual District Report for 2012.
  • Authorized the superintendent to enter a contract for the purchase of property.
  • Approved TASB Policy Update 96.
  • Accepted a resignation from a staff employee.
  • Employed a staff member.
  • Discussed campus and facility security.

 

Following the regular meeting the board called a special meeting to participate in Board Training.

 

 

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