Sequim School District No. 323
“Inspire and Achieve”
503 North Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382
Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303, www.sequim.k12.wa.us
Preliminary Agenda Revised July 15, 2016 – Meeting will be held in the Clallam Transit Center, located at 190 W Cedar Street.
July 18, 2016
- 5:30 PM ~ Board Workshop on Results of Community Telephone Survey – CFW Advisory Services LLC
- 6:30 PM ~ Regular Board Meeting
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420)
4. CHANGES/ADDITIONS AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (REF. POLICY 1420)
5. STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATION & STUDENT RECOGNITION
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS - The Board believes that public comments are a very important connection between our community and the Board. This time is set aside for receiving both written and oral communication. We ask first that if you have comments, you come forward, introduce yourself and share your comments. Comments will be taken in the following order:
a. Regarding Agenda items
b. Regarding general items
c. Regarding workshop or report items
Each speaker will be allowed 3 minutes and a red card will be held up when 30 seconds remains. (Ref. Policy 1400, 1623, and 1620P). For this meeting only, we ask that all non-bond related comments be presented first, then we will hear bond-related comments.
7. BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS
a. Board president response to any action items from public comments
b. Regular board communication
c. Review last meeting’s exit slips
8. CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL: Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.
a. General Fund Vouchers No. 186282 thru No. 186282 in the total amount of $268.62; and No. 186283 thru No. 186291 in the total amount of $2,562.26; and No. 186292 thru No. 186292 in the total amount of $262.00; and No. 186293 thru No. 186357 in the total amount of $195,374.44; and No. 186358 thru No. 186456 in the total amount of $380,749.03..
c. Transportation Vehicle Fund Vouchers No. 243 thru No. 243 in the total amount of $74,343.71.
d. Payroll for the month of June 2016 in the total amount of $2,063,828.98
e. Personnel - Employment with the District will be conditional upon the district’s receipt of a criminal conviction history record that is clear of any convictions, adjudications, protective orders, final decisions, or criminal charges in accordance with Washington State law and conditional upon receipt of a sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form from prior Washington State employer(s), where employment was in a school setting, indicating that no sexual, verbal or physical misconduct materials were found in the records of such employer(s) pursuant to RCW 28A.400 and WAC 180-87-080.
1) Accept Letter of Resignation from Laura Cook, newly hired Speech Language Pathologist, effective immediately, as presented.
2) Approve Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Melinda Reed OTR/L to provide services to students as an Occupational Therapist for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
3) Offer Classified SpEd Paraeducator position to Kyla Adolphe, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
4) Offer Certificated Middle School Math position to Sara Benjamin, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
5) Offer Classified Living Skills Paraeducator position to Adam Parker, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
6) Offer Classified Olympic Peninsula Academy Learning Coach position to LeAnn Parker, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
7) Offer Certificated Fourth Grade teaching position to Carmen Merring, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.8) Offer Certificated .5 Olympic Peninsula Academy Math/Science teaching position to Norma Gorham, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.9) Offer Certificated Learning Support teaching position to Sonja Stalnaker, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.10) Offer Classified Paraeducator position to Luke Kisena, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
11) Offer Classified Special Education Paraeducator position to Katelyn Bliss Wright, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
12) Accept Letter of Resignation from Jennifer VanDeWege, Sequim High School Biology teacher and Link Crew Advisor, effective immediately, as presented.
13) Offer High School Assistant Cross Country coaching position to Debbie Crane, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
14) Offer High School Junior Varsity coaching position to Caihley Baker, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
f. Approve Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Clark Designs, to provide professional services, materials and equipment required to print and ship 3,500 2016-2017 parent guide school calendars, as presented.
g. Approve Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Air Flo Heating Company for HVAC Systems modernization as defined in Project Documents issued by Tres West Engineers for Mechanical and Electrical and by Gaby Massard, PE, for structural to be completed no later than August 22, 2016 as presented. Paid for from Educational Program and Operations Levy funds.
h. Declare as surplus assorted obsolete technology, books and miscellaneous equipment and/or supplies, as presented.
9. OLD BUSINESS
a. For Second Reading and Adoption, Policy #2421 – Promotion/Retention. Content from the current policy was moved into the procedure. Reference to NEW Policy #2107 – Comprehensive Early Literacy Plan was added and the Management Resource updated. Classified Discretionary. Dr. Ann Renker, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning
b. For Second Reading and Adoption, Policy #2107 – Comprehensive Early Literacy Plan. The new law, RCW 28A.566.2535, directs districts to identify and support students in kindergarten through fourth grade who struggle with reading skills. Districts are now required to indicate on report cards for students K-4 progress toward reading skills acquisition and whether the student is reading at grade level. Classified Priority. Dr. Ann Renker, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.
10. NEW BUSINESS
a. Approve Superintendent Contract between Sequim School District and Mr. Gary Neal, for the 2016-2019 school year, as presented.
b. Approve Food Service Price increases for breakfast and lunch meal prices by ten cents for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
Grades K-5 Breakfast
Grades 6-8 Breakfast
Grades 9-12 Breakfast
Grades K-5 Lunch
Grades 6-8 Lunch
Grades 9-12 Lunch
c. Introduce updated Policy #3240 – Student Conduct Expectations and Reasonable Sanctions. The proposed changes align with 4SHB 1541, which passed in the 2016 legislative session. The new law, which went into effect June 9, codifies recommendations from the legislature’s bipartisan Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) to address racial disproportionality in exclusionary discipline statewide. Classified Priority
d. Introduce updated Policy 3241 – Classroom Management, Discipline and Corrective Action. The proposed changes align with 4SHB 1541, which passed in the 2016 legislative session. The new law, which went into effect June 9, codifies recommendations from the legislature’s bipartisan Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) to address racial disproportionality in exclusionary discipline statewide. Classified Priority
e. Introduce updated Policy #3122 – Excused and Unexcused Absences. The proposed changes reflect the shift in truancy law brought about by 2SHB 2449. The new law leaves the juvenile court petition process intact but requires significantly more prevention and intervention efforts on the part of the district.
b. District Discipline and HIB Report – Marilyn Walsh, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
c. Superintendent’s Report
13. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
a. Board Meetings:
- Special Board Meeting Wednesday, Wednesday, July 27th – 6pm Board Workshop in the Clallam Transit Center, located at 190 W Cedar Street
- Monday, August 1st – 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
- Monday, August 15th – 6:30pm Board Meeting
- Tuesday, September 6th – 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
- Monday, September 19th – 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
b. August 16-18 – New Teacher Orientation
c. Thursday, August 25 – 7:30am Benefits Fair and 8:30am to 10:30am New School Year Kick-Off in High School Auditorium
d. Saturday, August 27 – Back-2-School Fair @ Boys & Girls Club
e. Wednesday, August 31st – First Day Back-to-School!
f. Budget Status Reports for May, 2016
14. FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER
a. Board Exit Slips