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December 9, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION RULES
2. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  This meeting is called to order at           pm by           .
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS
Description:  Are there any items that should be added to the agenda at this time?
There being no additional items, we will move to the Consent Agenda.
OR Please note that the following items will be added to the agenda (list items):




5. PUBLIC COMMENT ON CONSENT AGENDA & REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
Description:  Is there any public comment on the Consent Agenda & Regular Agenda items?
If none, we will move on to Presentations/Reports.
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  (Enclosure for each item provided)
The following are offered as part of the Consent Agenda.  The motion noted will allow for the authorization of all listed items, without discussion, unless a member of the Board requests that any one of all be considered individually.
6.A. Secretary's Report
6.A.1. November Minutes
6.B. Financials
Presenter:  Pam Stermer, Director of Finance
6.B.1. October 2019
6.C. Personnel
Presenter:  Lourdes Puzevic - Director of Human Resources
6.C.1. New Hire
6.C.1.a. Bradley Hohs
Description:  EES - Special Education Teacher
6.C.1.b. Carrie Brown
Description:  HS - Special Education Caseload/Co-Teacher
6.C.1.c. Cecelia Davis
Description:  HS - Special Education Caseload/Co-Teacher
6.C.2. Retirements
6.C.2.a. Robin Buchler
Description:  CO - Superintendent
6.D. Consent Agenda Approval
Description:  Are there any additions or corrections to the Consent Agenda?

There being no changes (OR with the stated changes), DO I HEAR A MOTION regarding these
items?

Suggested motion: I move to approve the Consent Agenda items as received (or corrected).

Motion by XXX and supported by XXX to approve the Consent Agenda
items as received (OR corrected).

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:


Motion carries (is defeated/invalid) 
7. PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS
7.A. Later Elementary Presentation
Presenter:  John Berlin, LES Principal & Team
7.B. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
7.C. 2018 Bond Update
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
7.D. School Board Report
8. OLD BUSINESS
8.A. Second Reading of Board Bylaws/Policies
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
8.A.1. Vol. 34, No. 1
Description:  The following policies from Vol. 34, No. 1 were distributed via BoardBook on November 07, 2019 and are being presented for a second reading:

Policy 1420      - School Administrator Evaluation
Policy 1615      - Use of Tobacco by Administrators
Policy 2265  - Child Care Center Staff and Volunteers
Policy 2410  - Prohibition of Referral or Assistance
Policy 2418  - Reproductive Health and Family Planning
Policy 2628  - State Aid Incentives
Policy 3210  - Staff Ethics
Policy 3215      - Use of Tobacco by Professional Staff
Policy 3220      - Professional Staff Evaluation
Policy 4215  - Use of Tobacco by Support Staff
Policy 5230  - Late Arrival and Early Dismissal
Policy 5512  - Opiod Antagonists
Policy 6880  - Use of Tobacco by Students
Policy 7330      - Disposition of Real Property
Policy 7434      - Use of Tobacco on District Premises
Policy 7440.03 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Policy 8400      - School Safety Information
Policy 8462      - Student Abuse and Neglect
8.A.2. Policy Second Reading Vote
Description:  The Policy Committee was provided the documents via BoardBook on November 07, 2019.

DO I HEAR A MOTION:
Suggested motion: I move to approve Board Policies from Vol. 34, No. 1 for second reading.

Motion by           and supported by           to approve Board policies from Vol. 34, No. 1 for second reading.

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated/invalid)
9. NEW BUSINESS
9.A. New High School Courses
Description:  The HS administration is seeking to expand its course offerings in the area of social studies. We are in need of additional electives for students, and we have many students attracted to social studies that do not want to pursue one of our Advanced Placement Options.

Currently, the most common electives chosen are psychology, sociology, and anthropology.  Psychology and Sociology are starting to decline in numbers, as many of our students have already taken these courses.  More important, we are trying to anticipate future needs as members of our social studies department phase into retirement and the general certifications/endorsements to teach psychology, sociology, and anthropology (in particular) are no longer part of the group social studies endorsement.  About a decade ago, the group SS endorsement changed and does not allow our more recently certified teachers are not endorsed to teach psychology and sociology.

We are asking for consideration that the listed courses be approved and allowed to be added to our course offerings.  They would then be options that our students could select.  As always, the ability to add any of our courses to our final master schedule would still be driven by the number of student requests for the course.  As such, there are always courses in our offerings that don't make it into our master schedule.

Suggested motion: I move to approve the high school administration's recommendation of adding the social studies courses as presented (or corrected).

Motion by       and supported by       to approve the high school administration's recommendation of adding the social studies courses as presented (or corrected).

Roll call:
Arugaslan          Ford          Magrath          Miller          Noffsinger          Roethlisberger          Sylvester

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated/invalid)
9.B. Access Control Bids
Presenter:  Tony Nuismer, Director of Information Technology
Description:  The administration is recommending approval of SVT's bid for the gate and access controls at the ECEC, Team Room, HS office, MS office, and LES vestibule.

Suggested motion: I move to approve proceeding with the recommended bid from SVT for the ECEC, Team Room, HS office, MS office, and LES vestibule projects as presented (or corrected).

Motion by       and supported by       to approve proceeding with the recommended bid from SVT for the ECEC, Team Room, HS office, MS office, and LES vestibule projects as presented (or corrected).

Roll call:
Arugaslan          Ford          Magrath          Miller          Noffsinger          Roethlisberger          Sylvester

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated/invalid)
9.C. Reading Now Network Resolution
Presenter:  Robin Buchler, Superintendent
Description:  The administration is requesting the board's approval and support of participation in the Reading Now Network.

Suggested motion: I move to approve and support the participation in the Reading Now Network as presented (or corrected).

Motion by XXX and supported by XXX to approve and support the participation in the Reading Now Network as presented (or corrected).

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:

Motion carries (is defeated/invalid) 
9.D. Overnight Trip Request - Hook
Description:  Overnight trip request for David Hook to take the HS Choir students to New York in March.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...

Suggested motion:
I move to approve the HS Choir's New York trip request for David Hook.


Motion by       and supported by       to approve the HS Choir's New York trip request for David Hook.

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:

Motion carries (is defeated/invalid)
10. VISITORS ADDRESSING THE BOARD
Description:  (Four minute individual limit)
Are there any visitors wishing to address the Board?
11. ANNOUNCEMENTS, INFORMATION, IMPORTANT DATES
Description:  Dec 10 -- 7th & 8th Grade Choir Concert
Dec 11 -- 6th Grade Choir Concert
Dec 13 -- HS Drama: Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, 7:00pm
Dec 14  -- HS Drama: Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, 2:00pm
Dec 16 -- 8th Grade Activity Night
Dec 17 -- YMCA Community Group Meeting, 12:00pm
Dec 17  -- 4th Grade Music Program, 6:00pm
Dec 18   -- YMCA Community Group Meeting, 9:00am
Dec 19   -- YMCA Community Group Meeting, 6:00pm
Dec 20   -- EES Annual Christmas Breakfast, 7:00am & 
Dec 21 - Jan 05 -- Winter Recess
Jan 13 -- MS Board Presentation
Jan 15 -- 1/2 day, MS/HS Only
Jan 16 -- 1/2 Day, MS/HS Only
Jan 17 -- 1/2 Day, MS/HS Only
Jan 17 -- EES Math Night, 6:00pm
Jan 20 -- 1/2 Day, All Students
Feb 07 -- Snowcoming
Feb 10 -- HS Board Presentation
Feb 14 -- 1st Annual Day of Giving
-- 1/2 Day, All Students
Feb 17 -- No School
Feb 20   -- EES Maker Night, 5:00pm
Mar 09 -- EES Board Presentation
Mar 17 -- 2nd Grade Music Program, 6:00pm
Mar 20 -- 1/2 Day, All Students
Mar 26 -- Conferences (see bldg. calendars for times)
Mar 30 -- Conferences (see bldg. calendars for times)
Mar 31 -- 1/2 Day, All Students
-- Conferences (see bldg. calendars for times)
Apr 01 -- 1/2 Day, All Students
-- Conferences (see bldg. calendars for times)
Apr 02 -- No School
Apr 03 - Apr 12 -- No School, Spring Recess
Apr 13 -- Athletic Board Presentation
Apr 18 -- Prom
Apr 23   -- 1st Grade Music Program, 6:00pm
May 06   -- Senior Awards Night, 6:30pm
May 09 -- Band @ Tulip Time Parade
May 11 -- Student Celebration
May 25 -- No School, Memorial Day
May 26 -- Senior Breakfast, Assembly, & Grad Practice
May 27 -- Commencement
   7:00pm, WMU Miller Auditorium
Jun 08 -- 1/2 Day, MS/HS Only
Jun 09 -- 1/2 Day, MS/HS Only
Jun 10 -- 1/2 Day, All Students, Last Day of School
Jun 29 -- Superintendent Board Presentation
12. ADJOURNMENT
Description:  * Did the Board take a recess?  If yes, Recessed at _________ pm and reconvened at _________ pm.
* Did the Board enter into a work session?  If yes, was any action taken?
   Actions taken:






DO I HEAR A MOTION to adjourn the meeting?
Motion by           and supported by           to adjourn.
Meeting adjourned at           pm.
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