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October 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Regular October

Agenda
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Adjustments to Agenda
Adopt Agenda with Any Addenda
Student & Staff Recognition
Recognition of Torrington High School Student Ethan Creagar, National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist
Recognition of Torrington High School Football Team Member Bryan Lemmon for WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Award
Recognition of Southeast High School Volleyball Team Member Ellie Schmitt for WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Award
Recognition of Lingle Ft. Laramie High School Volleyball Team Member Jade Cooper for WHSAA Good Sportmanship Award
Recognition of Lingle Ft. Laramie High School Football Team Members for WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Awards
Recognition of Students Who Placed at State Tennis and/or Earned All-Conference/ All-State Honors
Recognition of Students Who Placed at State Golf and/or Earned All-Conference/ All-State Honors
Information and Proposals (no action)
School Presentation by Torrington Middle School
Report by Director of Curriculum and Instruction Donna Fields on Solution Tree "Response to Intervention" Professional Development Hosted by GCSD September 13-15, 2017.
Update by Marnie Herring of North Platte Physical Therapy on District Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Services
Public Forum
Recommended Actions
Consent Agenda
Approve minutes of September 12, 2017 regular board meeting and September 19, 2017 special board meeting/work session
Attachments: (2)
Approve monthly bills
Approve district monthly fiscal statement
Accept WDE Grant Awards for the 2017-2018 School Year as presented:  Title I $890,332.07; Title II $233,872.00; and Title IV $50,648.65
Accept donation from Pinnacle Bank to the Torrington High School soccer program for new girls and boys uniforms in the amount of $3,500.00
Accept donation to the Southeast FFA Chapter in the amount of $1,265.00 from the Wyoming FFA Foundation
Accept donation from Torrington Office Supply to Trail Elementary  in the total amount of $502.15 for student supplies and backpacks
Accept donations from the American Legion to the THS volleyball activity account in the amount of $1,000.00, and to the THS boys and girls track activity account in the amount of $1,000.00
Approve request for approval per District Policy 5147 (Out of District Field Trips) from Lingle Ft. Laramie Middle School to allow 6th grade science students to travel to Yellowstone National Park from Monday, May 21, 2018 through Wednesday, May 23 exceeding recommended travel times and overnight stays.
Approve request for approval per District Policy 5147 (Out of District Field Trips) from Torrington Middle School to allow 7th and 8th grade band and choir students to travel to Elitches Theme Park in Denver, CO to participate in the Music Festival on Saturday, May 12, 2018 exceeding recommended travel times, traveling out of state, and traveling on a non-school day
Approve request for approval per District Policy 5147 (Out of District Field Trips) to allow the Student Councils from the district high schools to attend State Student Council Convention in Casper on Sunday, November 12 through Tuesday, November 14, 2017 exceeding recommended travel times and overnight stays
Consider request for approval per District Policy 5147 (Out of District Field Trips) to allow Southeast HIgh School FFA students to attend the National Western Range judging content in Riggins, Idaho from November 4 -6, 2017 traveling out of state, overnight stays, and exceeding recommended travel times.
Consider request for approval per District Policy 5147 (Out of District Field Trips) to allow district students to travel to the Wyoming Latina Conference in Laramie from Friday, October 13 through Saturday, October 14, 2014 exceeding recommended travel times, traveling on a non-school day, and overnight stay

 
Old Business
Consider Approval of Revisions to District Policy 5119.1 (Child Find - Special Education) as Presented on Second and Final Reading        
Attachments: (1)
Consider Approval of Editorial Revisions to the Following District Policies with Regards to Child Find References:   

     •  District Policy 5131.21 (Discipline Consequences) Admin Reg 1 and Admin Reg 2
     •  District Policy 5131.25 (Student Threats of Violence) Admin Reg
     •  District Policy 5153 (Student Suicide Intervention Protocol) Admin Reg
New Business
Consider Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between GCSD#1 and Eastern Wyoming College for 2017-2018 Concurrent & Dual Enrollment
Consider Approval of Special Education Hiring Incentive for the 2018-2019 School Year               
Consider Approval of Purchase Exceeding $5,000.00 for the Purchase of Lumber for All District High School Woods Programs from Frank Paxton Lumber Co          
Consider Approval of Contracting with Cator Ruma for Engineering Services Including Design and Contract Administration for the Southeast Elementary School Boiler Upgrade Project   
  
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 3641.25 (Bus Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing) on Introduction and First Reading   
 
Consider Approval of Proposed New District Policy 4210.1 (Pre-Employment Physical Assessment Testing) as Presented on Introduction and First Reading
Attachments: (1)
Discussion of Potential Revisions to District Policy 4117 (Teacher/Non-Administrative Staff Evaluation)  
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to Board Leadership Governance      
Future Meetings
There will be a special meeting/ work session on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Southeast Schools
The next regular Board meeting will be Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m.
The WSBA Annual Conference will be in Casper from Wednesday, November 15 through Friday, November 17, 2017.  All Board members except Jeff McClun will be attending.
The NSBA Annual Conference will be in San Antonio from April 6-8, 2018.  Registration and housing opens on October 18.  Christine Miller, Dean Harshberger, and Carlos Saucedo will be attending
Principal's Report
Superintendent's Report
Recent conferences/meetings attended:
Salary Relations Committee - September 20, 2017.  Discussion with the Board on establishing a Budget Committee.
Wyoming Economic Development - Laramie September 21-22
Wyoming School Safety Conference on October 3, 2017 in Casper with School Resource Officer Larry Curtis
Information on University of Wyoming Virtual Lab, October 6, 2017
Information of WDE Wy-Topp Assessment Conference on October 9, 2017
Information on Superintendent exception for approval of THS Art field trip to UW
Information from Marcy Cates on Recent Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) National Conference in Denver
Adjournment
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