February 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Regular Monthly Board

1. Call to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of the Minutes
4.a. January 8, 2015
4.b. January 13, 2015
4.c. January 23, 2015
4.d. January 29, 2015
5. Announcements by the Board
6. Recognition of Faculty and Staff
7. Public Comments
8. Old Business
8.a. Mr. Willie McDonald's request to purchase parcel of land beside Magee Elementary
9. Dr. Kay Berry
9.a. E-Rate Expenditure Application
10. Dr. Bo Huffman
10.a. Conversion of Programs
11. Dr. Tom Duncan
11.a. Board Policy Updates
12. Debbie Davis
12.a. Curriculum Updates
13. Jeanie Pigg
13.a. Board Policies--Section J
14. Consent Agenda
14.a. Consider requests to refund  lunch money to Stephanie Jordan and Donna Miller.
Description:  Food Service funds
14.b. Consider request from Mendenhall Elementary School to accept a $500.00 donation from Lipscomb Oil Company
14.c. Bus Turnaround(s)
14.d. Request from Mendenhall Elementary to donate old library books to the de Grummond Library at USM.
15. Travel Requests
15.a. Dr. Rasheda Bell, Tony Boone,Susan Walker, Sharonda Jones and Kristel Thrash request permission to attend" Building Expertise:Your Journey to Rigor", June 16-20, 2015 in Orlando, FL.
Description:  TIF Funds
15.b. Dixie Everett requests permission to attend the 2015 Secondary Test  Coordinators Training, February 25, 2015 in Starkville, MS.
Description:  District Funds
15.c. Misty Hanna and Debbie Davis request permission to attend Curriculum Associates Conference, February 25-27, 2015 in Orlando, FL
Description:  No Costs to District
15.d. Dr. Roma Morris and Joe Hanna request permission to attend the 2015 PREPS-MAPE Conference, March 17-19, 2015 in Choctaw, MS.
Description:  District Funds
15.e. Emma Stamps requests permission to travel with Mendenhall Junor High Gifted students to the Audubon Zoo on February 20, 2015 in New Orleans, LA
15.f. Elizabeth Christian requests permission to travel on the following dates for teacher recruitment purposes:
15.f. February 17-18, 2015 Memphis University Memphis, TN
15.f. March 10-11, 2015 South Alabama University Mobile, AL
15.f. April 1-2, 1015 Miles College Birmingham, AL
15.f. April 9-10, 2015 Grambling State University Ruston, LA
15.f. April 15-16, 2015 Valley State University Itta Bena, MS
15.g. Kelly Nelson, Amy Shepherd, Roy Rigsby and Jared Hayes request permission to travel with Magee High Beta Club to Beta Convention, February 16-18, 2015 in Tupelo, MS
Description:  Student Club Funds
15.h. Glenn Harris requests permission to attend the 2015 PREPS-MAPE Conference, March 17-19, 2015 in Choctaw, MS
Description:  District Funds
15.i. Jennifer Parker requests permission to attend Text Set Project, March 30-31, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI.
Description:  Sponsored by MDE
15.j. Kathy Gibson requests permission to attend the National Art Association's National Conference, March 26-28, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.
Description:  Federal Funds
15.k. Allen Maddox requests permission to attend a C-2 Factory Tour, February 25-27, 2015 in Gaffney, SC
Description:  All expenses paid by Empire Truck Sales
15.l. Elizabeth Christian and Teena Welborn request permission to attend Education Interview Day at Auburn University, March 10, 2015 in Auburn, AL
15.m. Jill Zattoni requests permission to attend the MS School Nurse Conference, April 14-17, 2015 in Biloxi, MS.
Description:  District Funds
15.n. Willard Rutland requests permission to travel to DECA State Competition, February 19-21, 2015, In Jackson, MS.
Description:  Student Club Funds
15.o. Brenda White and Carol Ann Drane request permission to attend the HOSA State Leadership Conference, March 18-20, 2015 in Jackson, MS.
Description:  Student Club Funds
15.p. Sheila Carney requests permission to attend the MS Speech & Hearing Annual Conference, March 29- April 1, 2015 in Jackson, MS.
Description:  Federal Funds
15.q. Jeanie Pigg and Tanya Evans request permission to attend the Spring Forum of Brustein & Manasevit PLLC review of EDGAR regulations, May 5-9, 2015
Description:  Federal Funds
15.r. Tanya Evans requests permission to attend Adult Education Summer Conference sponsored by MS Community College Board for Adult Education; June 1-3, 2015 in Tupelo, MS.
Description:  No cost to District
15.s. Durwood Anderson, Milton Green and Monroe Allen request permission to attend the 2015 Gulf Coast Coaching Clinic, February 18-20, 2015 in Biloxi, MS.
Description:  District/Athletic Funds
16. 16th Section
17. Human Resources
18. Finance
18.a. Request approval of Asset Disposals
18.b. Request approval of Monthly Claims Docket
18.c. Request approval of Financial Reports for December 2014
18.d. Landry and Lewis Contract
19. Legal
20. Superintendent's Report
20.a. March 2015 meeting
20.b. Ratify approval for Dr. Dave Nicholas to participate in CPAS test item writing program at MSU,February 9-10, 2015.
Description:  All expenses paid by RCU.
21. Executive Session
21.a. Student Discipline
22. Adjournment
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