December 19, 2013

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



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.