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October 18, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting has been duly called and notice of the meeting had been posted for the time and manner required by law.
2.A. Invocation
2.B. Pledge of Allegiance
2.C. Texas Pledge of Allegiance
2.C.1) Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.
3. PUBLIC HEARING
3.A. Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST)
4. AGENDA RELATED PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to make a public statement to the HPISD School Board on a specific agenda item at this meeting may do so by completing a Citizen Comment Card (available at the door) and returning it to the Meeting Secretary prior to the commencement of the meeting to reserve speaking time.
4.A. Please address your comments to the Board and limit your comments to three minutes.
4.B. Comments pertaining to individual personnel or individual student problems are not permitted.
4.C. Please recognize that under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Board may not act at this meeting on a matter not listed on the public notice for this meeting.  If members of the public have questions or private comments for the Board, please contact any of them at their homes or offices by telephone or in person immediately after the meeting.  The Board invites public inquiries and suggestions.
5. BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
5.A. Construction Oversight Committee
5.B. Curriculum and Instruction Committee
5.C. Finance Committee
5.D. Highland Park Education Foundation
5.E. HP Arts
5.F. Staff and Community Commendations and Acknowledgements
6. SUPERINTENDENT'S UPDATE
6.A. Texas Business & Education Coalition (TBEC) Honor Roll for 2011
6.B. TASA/TASB 2011 Fall Convention Update
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.A. Minutes of the HPISD Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Held on
September 13, 2011
7.B. Minutes of the HPISD Board of Trustees Called Meeting Held on
September 28, 2011
7.C. Changes in Personnel
Attachments: (2)
7.D. Annual Review of Board Policy CDA(LOCAL)  Other Revenues: Investments
Attachments: (2)
7.E. Annual Review of Broker Dealers Authorized to Sell Investment Securities to Highland Park ISD
8. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
8.A. Education Foundation Naming Rights
8.A.1) Highland Park High School Box Office
8.A.2) Highland Park High School Auditorium
8.B. School Finance Litigation Resolution and Letter of Engagement
8.C. TASB Localized Policy Revisions
Attachments: (1)
8.C.1) Revised Policies - First and Only Required Reading
8.C.1)A) DIA(LOCAL)  EMPLOYEE WELFARE: FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
Attachments: (1)
8.C.1)B) FB(LOCAL)  EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Attachments: (1)
8.C.1)C) FFH(LOCAL)  STUDENT WELFARE: FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
Attachments: (1)
8.C.2) Deleted Policies
8.C.2)A) EHB(LOCAL)  CURRICULUM DESIGN: SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Attachments: (1)
8.C.2)B) EHBA(LOCAL)  SPECIAL PROGRAMS: SPECIAL EDUCATION
Attachments: (1)
8.C.3) Added Policy - First of Two Required Readings
8.C.3)A) FNE(LOCAL)  STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PREGNANT STUDENTS
Attachments: (1)
8.C.4) Revised Regulation - Provided for Information Only
8.C.4)A) GKD(REGULATION)  COMMUNITY RELATIONS: NONSCHOOL USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
8.D. Personnel
8.D.1) Personnel Recommendations
Attachments: (2)
8.E. Permission to Accept Gifts
8.E.1) Highland Park Sports Club
Attachments: (1)
8.E.2) Highland Park Education Foundation
Attachments: (1)
8.E.3) Anonymous Donor Gift
Attachments: (1)
8.F. Year-to-Date Summary
Attachments: (1)
8.G. 2011-2012 Enrollment
Attachments: (2)
8.H. Texas Public Information Act
Attachments: (2)
8.I. August 2011 Financial Report
Attachments: (2)
8.J. Construction Budgets
8.K. Construction Projects
9. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
9.A. Change in 2011 Supplemental Science Instructional Materials
9.B. New Jersey / Abydos Writing Project of Texas Participants
9.C. National Merit Semifinalists
Attachments: (1)
9.D. National Merit Commended Students and National Hispanic Scholars
9.E. Advanced Placement Scholars
Attachments: (1)
9.F. National Achievement Scholarship Program
9.G. Pilot for Student E-mail Grades 5-8
10. NON-AGENDA RELATED PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to make a public statement to the HPISD School Board on a non-agenda item at this meeting may do so by completing a Citizen Comment Card (available at the door) and returning it to the Meeting Secretary prior to the commencement of the meeting to reserve speaking time.
10.A. Please address your comments to the Board and limit your comments to three minutes.
10.B. Comments pertaining to individual personnel or individual student problems are not permitted.
10.C. Please recognize that under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Board may not act at this meeting on a matter not listed on the public notice for this meeting.  If members of the public have questions or private comments for the Board, please contact any of them at their homes or offices by telephone or in person immediately after the meeting.  The Board invites public inquiries and suggestions.

11. CLOSED SESSION
11.A. For discussion of the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of an employee, or to hear a complaint or charge against an employee, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.074
11.B. For deliberation in a case involving discipline of a public school child or in which a complaint or charge is brought against a district employee, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.082
12. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
13. ADJOURNMENT
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