ST JOHN SCHOOL BOARD ENDICOTT SCHOOL BOARD
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, September 26, 2016
Endicott School Library
Marvin Schmick called the Endicott meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Janet Leifer called the St John meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Greta White led the flag salute.
Present from Endicott were Marvin Schmick, Nancy Anderson, Jamie Misner, Greta White and Debbie Schlomer. Present from St John were Janet Leifer, Alan Blumenshein, Shantyl McGuire, Jim Rogers and Valerie Brewer. Also present were Suzanne Schmick (Superintendent), Bruce Porubek (Endicott Principal), Mark Purvine (St John Principal) and Dana Crider (Business Manager). Guests at the meeting included Trish Hilt, Missy Repp, Becky Gonzalez and Becky Dickerson.
Greta White moved and Debbie Schlomer seconded the motion to approve the board minutes of the August 22, 2016 regular meeting and the agenda of the current meeting as mailed. All Endicott board members agreed. Jim Rogers moved and Alan Blumenshein seconded the motion to approve the board minutes of the August 22, 2016 regular meeting and the agenda of the current meeting as mailed. All St John board members agreed.
REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD
Due to the resignation of board member Kelly Lundberg, the St John board is without a Vice Chair. Valerie Brewer moved and Alan Blumenshein seconded the motion to elect Jim Rogers as Vice Chair for the remainder of the year. All St John members agreed.
GOOD NEWS ITEMS, COMMENTS
The MS is conducting a food drive competition. At this time, the 8th graders are winning. 15 kids from Endicott and St John helped with the fall community cleanup in Endicott. The Tin Foil Man was a success!
ENDICOTT – Greta White moved and Jamie Misner seconded the motion to approve the items on the consent agenda. Approved were the September 2016: payroll warrants #30807146-30807173 in the amount of $95,663.15 and direct deposit funds in the amount of $54,961.05; the General Fund accounts payable warrants #30807090 & #30807091-30807142 in the amount of $51,469.45; the ASB Fund accounts payable warrants #30807143-30807145 in the amount of $495.59. All Endicott board members agreed.
ST JOHN – Shantyl McGuire moved and Jim Rogers seconded the motion to approve the items on the consent agenda. Approved were the September 2016: payroll warrants #32209081-32209117 in the amount of $122,534.36 and direct deposit funds in the amount of $79,304.60; the General Fund accounts payable warrants #32209022-32209080 in the amount of $50,654.91; the ASB Fund accounts payable warrants #32209011-32209019 & #32209021 in the amount of $6,323.28; the CPF Fund accounts payable warrant #32209020 in the amount of $11,918.37. Also approved: 2016-17 supplemental contracts: Travis Echanove – Sophomore Class Advisor, Roger Beck – ASB Advisor (2/3), Ethan White – ASB Advisor (1/3); Preschool bus routes for Tammy Gering and Lauralee Simpson. All St. John board members agreed.
Greta White moved and Jamie Misner seconded the motion to approve the 2016-17 certificated contract for Corrie Tollett, Endicott Social Worker. All Endicott board members agreed.
Jamie Misner moved and Nancy Anderson seconded the motion to approve the 2016-17 extended contract for Corrie Tollett, Endicott Social Worker. All Endicott board members agreed.
Alan Blumenshein moved and Jim Rogers seconded the motion to approve the 2016-17 agreement with Kelly Lundberg to provide high school Spanish I support services. All St John members agreed.
COOPERATIVE BOARD MATTERS
Information was provided to all board members planning to attend the upcoming WSSDA Annual conference in Spokane.
Plans were made for St John and Endicott board members to attend the Regional WSSDA meeting in Lacrosse on October 5th.
St John and Endicott boards will meet with Lacrosse board members for a special meeting on Wednesday, September 28th in Endicott. This meeting will provide an opportunity for all board members to get to know one another along with their hopes and ideas for a possible sports cooperative. No decisions will be made at this meeting.
Mr. Purvine provided updates for the St John building including the current staff book study, homecoming events in the high school this week, and the upcoming Open House. He also provided information regarding the new discipline rules set forth by the state. Barry Long visited students in both districts about making good choices.
Mr. Porubek provided updates for the Endicott building including spirit week in the middle school, Open House and dinner tonight, and athletics. The PTO will host a carnival in the Endicott gym at the end of October.
Superintendent Schmick provided information to both boards regarding the Washington Leadership Academy that she, Mr. Purvine and Mr. Porubek have joined this year.
Dana Crider provided September enrollment reports along with August financial reports for both districts.
Marvin Schmick acknowledged the guests and thanked them for attending.
Greta White moved and Debbie Schlomer seconded the motion to adjourn the Endicott board meeting. Marvin Schmick adjourned the Endicott meeting at 8:10 pm. Alan Blumenshein moved and Shantyl McGuire seconded the motion to adjourn the St. John board meeting. Jim Rogers adjourned the St John meeting at 8:10 pm.
Suzanne Schmick, Superintendent Janet Leifer, St. John Board Chair
Marvin Schmick, Endicott Board Chair