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School Board Meeting                                                                       December 11, 2006

Lorane Elementary                                                                    7:00 PM



Board Chair:_______________________________Superintendent:______________­­­­­_____­­­­ ­­­



7:00 PM            Meeting called to Order


Board Chair, Jeff Ramp called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.  Present were Directors, Paul Atkinson, Mike Wiederhold and Andy Stahl Wellborn, Dean Livelybrooks absent.  Staff Present: Superintendent, Dr. Eileen Palmer, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig,  Principals, Ron Osibov, Staff members: Mary Houle’ , Bob Drullinger, Jason Gard and Paula May.

Patrons present: Darren Willits, Vicki Simonsen, Tracy Evans, Dorene Carroll, Sharon Kester, Candy Middaugh, Coleen Jentzsch, Jolene, Gilman, and Carrie Warden.  West Lane News Reporter


1.1               Call to Order-Flag Salute

1.2               Review and Acceptance of Agenda

1.3               Approval of Minutes Regular Board Meeting, November


Moved by Paul Atkinson, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 4-0-1 to accept the November 13, 2006 Regular Board Meeting minutes as presented.


1.4               Next Board Meeting, January 8, 2007, Crow High School English Room, 7:00 PM.



1.5               Introduction and Comments of Guests and Representatives


a.                   Colleen Jentzsch spoke to the board as representative for a group of parents who have concerns regarding the Middle school being housed at the High School.  They feel that the board should look into moving the Middle School back to Applegate Elementary due to the following facts:


·         Older students Bullying

·         Inappropriate Dress (Dress Code)

·         Promiscuity

·         Intermingling of Students

·         Test Scores

·         Teacher/Teacher/Parent Communication


Possible proposed solution from the concerned parents:


·         More Teacher Awareness

·         Enforcement of School policies

·         More parental involvement

·         Moving the Junior High back to Applegate


The board appointed Principal, Ron Osibov to setup a committee to review the following concerns, and bring this information back to the Superintendent and board.



1.6               Board Report


a.       Discussion was held by the board regarding the OSBA legal Assistance Trust Fund and the board supporting the use of OSBA Trust fund for legal litigations.


Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 3-1-1 to

Support the OSBA Legal trust fund.  Dean Livelybrooks absent, Andy Stahl

Wellborn, objected.


1.7               Staff Report


a.                   Superintendent, Dr. Eileen Palmer (see submitted report)

b.                   Principal, Ron Osibov, (see submitted report)

c.                   Principal, Kathi Holvey (see submitted report)

d.                   Athletic Coordinator, Jason Gard (see submitted report)


1.8               Student Report


a.       None submitted at this time.  Mary Houle’ highlighted events that the ASB were focusing on.


2.0            Review and Correspondence to Board


a.       None at this time.



3.0            Consent Agenda


The following procedures for the consent agenda are established by Policy.  The Superintendent recommends adoption by a single consent motion the following listed items which are identified on the agenda by a double**.   Any of these items may be removed from the consent agenda by the director notifying the Superintendent at least 24 hours prior to the meeting that the director will request that the item be considered separately and as regularly listed on the agenda.  Items that remain on the consent agenda will be acted upon following the “Preliminary Business.”


The affected individual, organizations or institutions shall be notified that the item has been removed from the consent agenda and informed of the approximate time for consideration.  Persons who request an opportunity to address the board prior to action shall be grated 15 minutes for such presentations.  If a director request the removal of an item at the meeting without prior notifications, that item will be considered at the next regular board meeting.


4.0               Financial


4.1               General Fund Financial Summary

4.2               Check Register Payment of Claims against the district December 06

4.3               Student Body Accounts


Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Andy Stahl Wellborn and carried 4-1, to accept the reporting of agenda items 4.1 and 4.2, and further approves the payment of claims against the district listed in agenda items 4.2.


5.0               Curriculum


a.       Discussion was held regarding state mandated all day Kindergarten the could happen and that the board wanted to have a cost analysis on having a 5 day Kindergarten over the current 3 day Kindergarten.  The district needs to be proactive to this decision so that we can help the students when they first enter school as oppose to correcting learning disabilities later.

b.       Concern was brought up by Mike Wiederhold regarding sending out letters to the public for donations students and staff are representing the district.  Professionalism should be a priority.

c.       Graduation requirements were discussed and concerns were made that a meeting with parents should be schedule to discuss any concern held by parents and administration.  A meeting will be scheduled prior to the board meeting January 8, 2006.  This meeting will be held at 6:00 and the high school. Parents should be notified prior to see if there is any parental interest on the possibility of additional graduation requirements.


6.0               Transportation, Building and Maintenance


a.                   No report at this time


7.0               Policies




8.0               Personnel


Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 4-0-1toaccept the Resignation of Tammy Eubank, Instructional Aide, Applegate Elementary.  Dean Livelybrooks absent.


9.0               Items for next Agenda


a.                   Division 22 Report

b.                   Auditors Report

c.                   Board Presentations

d.                   Student Advisory Report



10.0            Meeting Adjourned 9:00 PM