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November 23, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Governing Board Meeting

Agenda
A. Opening of Meeting
A.1. Call to Order
A.2. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Student Report
B.1. Report from Flowing Wells Junior High School Student Representative

B.1.a. A student representative will provide a review of events and activities at Flowing Wells Junior High School in academics, sports, and other extracurricular programs.

Attachments: (1)
B.2. Report from Sentinel Peak High School Student Representative
B.2.a. A student representative will provide a review of events and activities at Sentinel Peak High School in academics, sports, and other extracurricular programs.
Attachments: (1)
C. Superintendent’s Report
C.1. Update on District Events and Activities
C.1.a. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Stoltzfus will provide an update on Flowing Wells School District Events and Activities.

BREAK- The brief break provides an opportunity for families and friends to leave the meeting.
Attachments: (1)
D. Public Comments
Flowing Wells School District welcomes public comment. As outlined in A.R.S. §38-431.02, no action will be taken on issues raised in Public Comments unless items are found on agenda below. Other than this, the response to public comments will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter as a future agenda item.
Attachments: (1)
E. Consent Agenda
These items of Board business that are addressed routinely at every meeting are presented as a Consent Agenda. The Board may elect to take action on all items collectively in one motion or may individually consider any item(s) as separate agenda subjects for action.
Attachments: (1)
E.1. Approval of Agenda for this Meeting November 23, 2021
Attachments: (2)
E.2. Approval of Minutes of Governing Board Meetings
E.2.a. The following Governing Board meeting minutes are presented for Governing Board approval: November 2, 2021 (Study Session Minutes). November 9, 2021 (Open Session Minutes and Executive Session Minutes).
Attachments: (3)
E.3. District Vouchers
E.3.a. Expense Vouchers are presented for Board Approval: #6428, 6430 - 6432.
Attachments: (2)
E.4. Approval of Requests for Use of District Facilities
E.4.a. None at this meeting.
E.5. Approval of Requests for Open Enrollment Students
E.5.a. Requests for open enrollment students are submitted for your approval.
Attachments: (2)
E.6. Approval of Requests for Student Trips
E.6.a. Student Trip Requests are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
E.7. Approval of Requests to Travel
E.7.a. None at this meeting.
E.8. Acceptance of Gifts and Donations
E.8.a. Recommend acceptance of gifts and donations in the amount of $9,863.28 for the period of October 1 through October 31, 2021.
Attachments: (2)
E.9. Review of District Financial Statements
E.9.a. Review of Student Activity Balance Sheets and Auxiliary Operations Year-to-Date Budget as of October 31, 2021.
Attachments: (3)
E.10. Approval of Personnel Actions
E.10.a. Personnel Actions are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
F. Business and Finance
F.1. Recommend Approval of Change Order to FWHS Athletics Facility regarding Excavation and Replacement of Subgrade Fill
F.1.a. District Administration recommends approval for Lloyd Construction to proceed with Change Order #016 regarding excavation and replacement of 3,330 cubic yards of subgrade fill beneath the track due to failed plasticity conditions.
G. Unfinished Business
G.1. Recommend Approval of Revisions to Policy JFB - Open Enrollment.
G.1.a. District Administration recommends approval of revisions to Policy JFB - Open Enrollment. This policy was brought for review during the November 9 Board Meeting. The proposed revisions added requirements in compliance with A.R.S. 15-816.01 that the district shall post open enrollment policies on the website and that open enrollment capacity by school, grade level, and any other specialized programs must be posted on each school's website and updated at least every twelve weeks. District Administration recommends merging these new requirements with our existing Open Enrollment guidelines regarding application and notification timelines, admissions standards, and procedures for denial, revocation, and appeal.
Attachments: (2)
G.2. Recommend Approval of Policy Revisions
G.2.a. District Administration recommends approval of revisions to the following policies that were presented for review during the November 9 Governing Board Meeting.
     - Policy IC - School Year
     - Policy IHA - Basic Instructional Program
     - Policy IHAMB - Family Life Education
     - Policy IHAMD - Instruction and Training in Suicide Prevention
     - Policy IJ - Instructional Resources and Materials
     - Policy IJJ - Textbook / Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption
     - Policy JFAA - Admission of Resident Students
     - Policy JFAB - Tuition / Admission of Nonresident Students
     - Policy JK - Student Discipline
     - Policy JKD - Student Suspension
     - Policy JKE - Student Expulsion
     - Policy JLF - Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection
     - Policy KB - Parental Involvement in Education
Attachments: (2)
H. New Business
H.1. Recommend Approval to Submit Certificate of Compliance for Family Life Education for Grades 9-12 to Arizona State Board of Education
H.1.a. District Administration recommends approval to submit the required Certificate of Compliance for Family Life Education for Grades 9-12 to the Arizona State Board of Education.
H.2. Recommend Approval to Establish an Advisory Committee for Family Life Education Curriculum for Grades 7-8
H.2.a. District Administration recommends approval to establish an advisory committee for Family Life Education Curriculum for Grades 7-8. The committee will consist of parents, teachers, and administrators, and will ensure the existing draft curriculum aligns with state law regarding Family Life Education.
Attachments: (3)
H.3. Recommend Approval of Gifted Program Scope and Sequence for the 2021-2022 School year
H.3.a. The District Administration recommends approval of the 2021-2022 Gifted Program Scope and Sequence, which is generally consistent with previous years. This annual submission and approval is required by the Arizona Department of Education.
Attachments: (2)
H.4. Discussion of Draft 2023-2024 School Year Calendar
H.4.a. District Administration will present a draft of the 2023-2024 school year calendar. No action will be taken regarding this item during the current Board Meeting to allow public review and comment prior to December 14, when Governing Board approval will be requested.
Attachments: (2)
H.5. Request Approval of Revisions to 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 School Year Calendars
H.5.a. District Administration recommends approval of revisions to the school year calendars for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 to include the Juneteenth Holiday on June 19th or the closest scheduled work day if June 19th falls on a weekend. During these weeks, District twelve-month employees would work four eight-hour days rather than four ten-hour days.
H.6. Recommend Approval to Add Professional Staff Substitutes to the District Substitute Compensation Plan
H.6.a. District Administration recommends approval to add professional staff substitutes to the District substitute compensation plan, providing flexibility to hire substitutes for speech pathologists, school psychologists, and other certified/licensed professional staff. 
I. Executive Session
I.1. In accordance with A.R.S. §38-431.03.A.1, an Executive Session may be called for discussion or consideration of employment, assignment, appointment, promotion, demotion, dismissal, salaries, disciplining, termination or resignation of a public officer or district employee. 
Attachments: (1)
J. Adjourn

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