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Board Meeting Minutes                                                          September 9, 2013

Crow High School                                                                    7:00 PM



6:30 PM            Executive Session (Session under the authority of ORS 192-660) (1) Personnel (2) Negotiations (3) Legal


                        Meeting was called to order by Vice Board Chair, Jeff Ramp at 7:04 PM.  Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks, and Doug Perry were absent.  Directors present were, Troy Wilson, and Austin Bloom. Staff present: Superintendent/Principal, Aaron Brown, 7th-12th Principal, Carla DeShaw, District Service Mgr. Lee Ann Hartwig, and Library Tech, Mary Houle’  Students: Darin Houle’ and Kaelan Recca.  Patrons: Steve Recca, Pat Edwards, Jim Edwards, Linda Lay, Kari Schafer, Gary Thompson, Lil Thompson, Tracy Schwartz, Leon Houle’, Marissa McNutt-Cooper, and Kyle Rolnick.


                        II         Agenda Review


                        III        Public Comment on Non-Agenda items


o   Parent, Steve Recca addressed the board regarding the recent changes in the Parent/Student Handbook for CMS/CHS and how the district could be setting themselves up for Liability issues.  Principal, Carla DeShaw addressed one on Mr. Recca’s concerns and felt that no changes had been made that would cause a liability concern and that policies in the handbook were being enforce.


IV         Reports:


1)     Student Representative, Darrin Houle’ informed the board that all the white boards purchase by ASB were installed over the summer and are currently being used in the classrooms.  Homecoming is September 23-28th and that “VICTOR” the Cougar Mascot was ready to go for the season.  Currently the student class schedule was still a work in progress.

2)     CHS/CMS Principal, Carla DeShaw discussed the scheduled CHS Evaluation training scheduled for September 11th, one hour early release,   PBIS training that was done during in service, enforcing the dress code laid out in the student handbook, along with food in the lunchroom only.  Working on a positive climate with rewards and prepping students for good college communications.

3)     Superintendent/Principal, Aaron Brown spoke to the board regarding working with the Lane ESD on long term technology plan, current enrollments, state report cards due out the end of September, Kindergarten testing required completed by the end of September, PBIS trainings currently happening at staff meetings CBM training at the first one hour early release being scheduled with Mary Ann Oakes coming out.

4)     Board Vice Chair, Jeff Ramp did a “Board Orientation” for the board as to what a board members duties are.


V          Action Items:


a)     Consent Agenda:


Moved by Troy Wilson, seconded by Austin Bloom and carried 3-0-2 to accept the August 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the District August 2013 Check Register.


b)    Board Policies- Copies to be sent to Dean and Doug for the first reading of Policies KL, and KL-AR.

c)     District Goals


Moved by Austin Bloom, seconded by Troy Wilson and carried 3-0-2 to accept the District goals as submitted.


VI         Discussion Items:


            No update at this time regarding the Lorane water contract.


Currently the clean up is complete and the district is just waiting for the results from the DEQ.


                        VII       Information Items:


Į  OSBA Fall Regional Meeting is scheduled for October 1, 2013 at Lane ESD

Į  New Board Member orientation was addressed by Jeff Ramp

Į  Updated Board Calendar sent to board



Meeting Adjourned at 8:18