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February 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
Administer Oath of Office to New Board Members
Heather Saul and Ryan Clayton
Executive Session for Personnel and Litigation Update - 6:00 p.m.
Call to Order - 7:00 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Adjustments to Agenda
Adopt Agenda with Any Addenda
Student & Staff Recognition
Choral Presentation by the Southeast Cy-Tones Under the Direction of Brittany Milstead
Recognition of Retired Board Members Linda Kessler (31 Years) and Dr. Robert Byrd (2 Years)
Recognition of Students Who Earned WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Awards: Hayden Hill - LFL Boy's Basketball; Sterling Johnson - SE Boy's Basketball;  Nycholas Melchor - THS Wrestling;  Jared Lemmon, Jordan Malm, and Nathan Stitt - THS Boy's Basketball; and Logan Murphy, Taylor Walsh and Adia Sherbyn - THS Girl's Basketball
Information and Proposals (no action)
School Presentation by Southeast Schools
Presentation by Southeast Schools Counselor Amanda Fogle
Presentation on Proposed 4-Day School Week
Public Forum
Recommended Actions
Consent Agenda
Approve minutes of January 9, 2018, regular meeting and executive session, and minutes of January 24, 2018, special meeting and executive session
Attachments: (2)
Approve monthly bills
Approve district monthly fiscal statement
Attachments: (1)
Approve additional safety exceptions to WDE Chapter 20 Rules for the 2017-2018 school year as presented
Accept resignations submitted by  LFL Elementary 5th grade teacher Jenna Kautz and Lingle Ft Laramie/ Southeast Schools Family & Consumer Science teacher Tammie Ostdiek
Approve purchase exceeding $5,000.00 for the purchase of one floor scrubber for Trail Elementary in the amount of $5,390.00 and one floor scrubber for Torrington High School in the amount of $5,300.00 from Bluffs Sanitary Supply
Approve purchase exceeding $5,000.00 for the purchase of metal door for Torrington High School band hallway from Doorways of Wyoming in the total amount of $7,622.00
Accept donations as follows:  $800.00 to the Southeast Ag Shop Activity account from Mark and Kim Schmidt; $1,023.60 to the Southeast High School Wrestling department for new uniforms from the SE Booster Club; and $2,500.00 to the Lingle FFA Program on behalf of Clay Peterson through the Monsanto America's Farmers Grow Communities program
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow Torrington High School Drama Club students (including students from SE and LFL) to travel to the Candelight Dinner Theatre in Johnstown, CO on Friday, May 11, 2018 exceeding recommended travel times and traveling out of state
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow Southeast Jr Sr High band and choir students to travel to Elitch Gardens in Denver, CO to participate in a music festival on Saturday, May 12, 2018, exceeding recommended travel times, traveling on a non-school day, and traveling out of state.
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow district 5th grade DARE students to travel to Wyoming DARE Day at Elitch Gardens in Denver, CO on Saturday, May 5, 2018, exceeding recommended travel times, traveling on a non-school day, and traveling out of state.
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow Torrington Middle School 6th grade students to travel to Custer State Park, Custer, SD for 6th grade camp May 23 through May 25, 2018 exceeding recommended travel times, overnight stay, and traveling out of state.
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow Southeast Elementary and Lingle Ft. Laramie Elementary 5th grade students to travel to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Denver, CO on Friday, May 18, 2018, exceeding recommended travel times, and traveling out of state
New Business
Consider Approval of Request to Rehire District Retiree to Work as a Special Education Paraprofessional for the Remainder of the 2017-2018 School Year
This is for a one-on-one position working with high needs students
Consider Approval of Offering Contract to Donna Fields as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Data Management for the 2018-2019 School Year
Consider Approval of New Job Description for Dean of Students, and Posting of Part-time Positions at Southeast Schools and Lingle Ft. Laramie Schools for the 2018-2019 School Year
Attachments: (2)
Consider Approval of Contracting with J & J Floors LLC to Refinish THS Gym Floor and Stage, and Gyms at Lingle, Southeast, Trail and Torrington Middle School
Consider Approval of Contracting with Painting Unlimited for Painting Projects at Southeast High School and Torrington Middle School
Consider Approval of Contracting with Anderson Carpet for District Flooring Replacement Projects
Consider Approval of Contracting with H & H Mudlovers for the Wiseman Field Parking Lot Concrete Project
Business Manager Marcy Cates will provide a brief presentation.
Consider Approval of Contracting with Studio 120 Architecture, Baker & Associates for LaGrange Elementary Office and Security Renovation Design and Administration
Business Manager Marcy Cates will provide a brief presentation.
Consider Approval of the Deletion of  District Policies as Presented
  • District Policy 4119.12 (Severance Benefits) - out of date; covered in 4140  Fringe Benefits
  • District Policy 4219.1 (Retirement of Support Staff  Members) - out of date; covered in Rehire Retiree 4302
  • District Policy 6171 (Programs for Handicapped Students) - obsolete
Attachments: (5)
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 1250 (Visitors to Schools) as Presented on Introduction and First Reading
Attachments: (1)
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 5156.20/4219.30/4119.52 (Speaking Languages Other than English) as Presented on Introduction and First Reading
Attachments: (2)
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 6163.6 (English Language Learners) as Presented on Introduction and First Reading.
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 1330/3370.1 (Community Use of School Facilities) as Presented on Introduction and First Reading
Future Meetings
The next special meeting/ work session will be hosted by Trail Elementary on Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.   Elementary principals will provide updates on student performance, and the Board will further discuss 4-day school calendar proposal.  Trail Elementary will provide a light supper.
The WSBA Legislative Forum will be on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Little America in Cheyenne. Please let Loreen know by February 13 if you plan to attend.
The next regular Board meeting will be Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a special board meeting and work session on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  A preliminary budget work session will be held at 5:00 p.m., followed by Sue Belish from WSBA to provide board member training on Leadership Governance.
The NSBA Annual Conference will be in San Antonio from April 6-8, 2018.  Registration and housing has been completed.  Superintendent Chrostoski,  Christine Miller, Dean Harshberger, and Carlos Saucedo will be attending
Principal Report
Principal Marv Haiman - Torrington Middle School
Superintendent's Report
Update on Mock Crisis Drill Planning at Lincoln and Trail Elementary Schools
Update on Parent Focus Group Meeting Held on January 23, 2018
Reassignment of Cory Gilchriest and Randy Epler as K-12 Principals at Lingle Ft. Laramie Schools and Southeast Schools for the 2018-2019 School Year
Update on Insurance Claim for Transportation Office Water Damage
Adjournment
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