Meeting Summaries

BOE Sept 10

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 305

SALINA, KANSAS

September 10, 2019

 

Recognitions/Presentations

Superintendent’s Excellence Awards

Certificates were presented to the following students who were state qualifiers for Spring 2019 sports:

Golf/Salina Central High School: Lukas Freelove, Collister Ryan and Aaron Hawley. Patrick Newell, coach.

Golf/Salina South High School: Gavin Giroux, Trey Turner, Xavier Magallanes-Rivas, Parker Renz, Parker Norton and Cole Stein. Jason Hooper, coach; Kevin Quinley, assistant coach. 

Girls’ Swimming & Diving/Central High School: Vivian Wolfsen, Olivia Moore, Emily Strommen, Zoe Burmaster, Bethany Schulte and Annie Ewing. Dawn Sheforgen, coach.

Boys’ Tennis/Salina Central High School: Reed McHenry, Max Shaffer, Brady Stack, McCabe Green, Collin Phelps and Austin Beatty. Mike Goll, coach.

Track/Salina South High School: AJ Johnson, Brian Taylor, Brandt Cox, Que Hill, Jace Varela, Colin Schreiber, Isaac Mitchell, DeAndre Kohman, Keetan Munsell, Brandon Rectenwald, Kyle Quill, Jayden Miller, Victoria Maxton, Jentrie Alderson, Lauren Raubenstine and Georgia Bell. Justin Ebert, coach.

Track/Salina Central High School: Elizabeth Collins, Kadyn Cobb, Reagan Geihsler, Brianna Torres, Peyton Griffin, Cora White, Riley Counts, Blake Olmsted and Josh Morrow. Rick O’Neill, coach. 

French/Salina South High School: Adriana Salas, Yesenia Torres, Justice Martinson, Evan Patchett, Michelle Tran, Miriam Benavides, Diana Geist, Joselin Cuevas and Trey Turner. Brenda Geist, coach. 

Baseball/South High School:  Owen Bulleigh, Cason Long, Drew Baird, Charlie Baird, Cade Hannert, Caleb Copeland, Evan Vaughn, Jovan Suarez, Colby Bulleigh, Jonas Baughman, Jarrett Pittenger, Ethan Ammermann, Zach Isaacson, Cole Wassenberg, Luke Streit and Mason Lundgrin. Kris Meis, coach.

 

Personnel Report

Appointment of Certified Contract(s) for 2019-2020

  • Lewis, Joshua, agricultural/welding teacher, Central High School

    Classified to Certified Contract(s) for 2019-2020

  • Stryker, Morgan, paraeducator apprentice/CKCIE/Herington Elementary, high incidence SPED teacher/Herington Elementary

    Transfer of Supplemental Contract(s) for 2019-2020

  • Ebert, Justin, 1.0 FTE lunch duty high school/South High School, .5 FTE lunch duty high school/South High School
  • Morris, David, .5 FTE lunch duty high school/Central High School, 1.0 FTE lunch duty high school/Central High School

    Appointment of Supplemental Contract(s) for 2019-2020

  • DeWitt, Thomas, class sponsor grade 10, Central High School
  • Dix, Brad, .5 FTE lunch duty high school, Central High School
  • Eades, Elizabeth, freshman class sponsor high school, Central High School
  • Gower, Michaela, basketball assistant girls middle school grade 8, Lakewood Middle School
  • Hines, Carl, basketball head boys middle school grade 8, Lakewood Middle School
  • Nutter, Jody, overload, South High School
  • Rivers, Steve, .5 FTE lunch duty high school, Central High School
  • Smith, Jamie, .5 FTE lunch duty high school, South High School

    Classified Appointment(s) for 2019-2020

  • Bowden, Kylee, paraeducator, Heusner Elementary/CKCIE
  • Bryan, Jacob, paraeducator, South Middle School/CKCIE
  • Fancher, Sarah, paraeducator, Cottonwood Elementary/CKCIE
  • Goddard, Celeste, paraeducator, Schilling Elementary/CKCIE
  • Holman, Haley, paraeducator, South High School/CKCIE
  • McKee, Rachel, paraeducator, CKCIE/Eisenhower Abilene
  • Nekuda, Jessica, debate assistant high school, Central High School
  • Ragnoni, Taylor, football assistant middle school grade 8, South Middle School
  • Swenson, Victoria, paraeducator, South High School/CKCIE
  • White, Leanna, paraeducator, South High School/CKCIE
  • Wray, Abby, debate assistant high school, South High School
  • Wray, Abby, forensic assistant high school, South High School
  • Zuege, Julie, paraeducator, Oakdale Elementary/CKCIE

    Classified Resignations for 2019-2020

  • Barkus, Emily, cheerleader sponsor assistant middle school, Lakewood Middle School
  • Jimenez-Chavez, Ofelia, bilingual educational support staff, Schilling Elementary
  • Mayes, Abigail, paraeducator, CKCIE/Herington Pre-School
  • Montgomery, Emily, basketball assistant girls middle school grade 8, Lakewood Middle School
  • Rutherford, Jack, paraeducator, Central High School/CKCIE
  • Talley, James, debate assistant high school, South High School
  • Zook, Allie, teacher assistant III, Heartland Early Education

    Classified Retirement(s) for 2019-2020

  • Gargis, Ione, instructional assistant II, South High School

    Classified Transfer(s) for 2019-2020

  • Barkus, Emily, administrative assistant I/Lakewood Middle School, human resources assistant/District Office
  • Garcia, Esperanza, food service worker II/Lakewood Middle School, night custodian/Oakdale Elementary

    Lakewood Middle Fundraising Activity

    The board of education approved the fundraising activity for Lakewood Middle School as per Policy JHA-Fundraising Activities.

    South Middle Fundraising Activity

    The board of education approved the fundraising activity for South Middle School as per Policy JHA-Fundraising Activities.

    Bond Resolution

    The board of education approved the bond resolution.

    Student Performance Update - Ages and Stages Questionnaire

    Tiffany Snyder, director of assessment, presented an update on the results of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire. This assessment measures a student’s academic and social-emotional skills at the time of kindergarten entry.

    School Board Reports

  • Emma Doherty, board member, attended the Kansas Association for School Boards (KASB) special education workshop and the Salina Education Foundation (SEF) Annual Breakfast.
  • Carol Brandert, board member, attended the KASB special education workshop and the SEF Annual Breakfast.
  • Gary Denning, board member, attended the SEF Annual Breakfast.
  • Jim Fletcher, board member, attended the Heartland Policy Council meeting.
  • Nedra Elbl, board member, attended the SEF Annual Breakfast and the KASB Legislative Committee meeting.
  • Gabe Grant, vice president, attended the SEF Annual Breakfast, the school marathon at Sunset Elementary and a crispitos lunch at Coronado Elementary.
  • Ann Zimmerman, president, attended the Salina Chamber of Commerce meeting, the SEF Annual Breakfast and had coffee with candidates for the Board of Education.

    Upcoming Dates of Importance

    • Saturday, September 14, Teacher-of-the-Year Luncheon, Hilton, Noon
    • Tuesday, October 1, KASB Fall Regional Meeting, McPherson, 5:30 p.m.
    • December 6-8, KASB Annual Conference, Wichita

Superintendent's Report

Linn Exline, superintendent of schools, attended an active shooter training hosted by the Department of Homeland Security. Superintendent Exline met with Eric Brown, president of the Salina Chamber of Commerce, and Mike Hermann, vice president and director of athletics at Kansas Wesleyan University. She delivered Horizon Awards to Kelsey Plummer, Cottonwood kindergarten teacher, and Kristen Hanks, Salina High School South Algebra teacher. 

Worksession

The board of education reviewed a proposal for the restructure of special education programming in USD 305.