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 May 13, 2016 – All meetings in the District Board Room unless otherwise noted.
May 16, 2016
Agenda –Board Meeting
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420)
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Request approval of the minutes from the May 2, 2016 Regular Board Meeting
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 on an agenda item, you come forward, introduce yourself and share your comments. Then, the president will ask for speakers with general comments to come forward and introduce yourselves and share your comments. 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)
7. BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS
8. CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL: Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.
c. 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. Offer Laura Cook Certificated Specialist Speech Language Pathologist position for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.
2. Accept Letter of Resignation from Russell Lodge, Helen Haller Elementary principal, effective July 1, 2016 as presented.3. Accept Letter of Resignation from Carrie Rodlend, Olympic Peninsula Academy Enrichment Coach, as presented.4. Accept Letter of Resignation from Anna Jensen, Paraeducator at Greywolf Elementary, effective June 15, 2016 as presented.5.
Accept Letter of Resignation from Steve Brown, Sequim High School Special Education teacher, effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, as presented.
9. OLD BUSINESS
a. For Second Reading and Adoption, Policy #3432 – Emergencies. The policy has been updated to reflect the changes required by the 2013 Legislature. Engrossed Senate Bill 5620 which updated the emergency drill requirements for schools beginning with the 2013–2014 school year. The new annual drill requirements are as follows:
• Three fire evacuation drills.
• Three lockdown drills.
• One shelter-in-place drill.
• One additional safety-related drill to be determined by the school.
Schools are still required to conduct no less than one safety drill per month that school is in session, to annually document the date and time of each drill and to file a report with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC). Classified Essential
b. For Second Reading and Adoption Policy #3141 – Nonresident Students. WSSDA has updated Policy #3141, Nonresident Students, to align more closely with RCW 28A.225.225, the statute controlling applications for enrollment from nonresident students, students receiving home-based instruction and children of school employees. Classified Essential.
c. At First Reading 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
10. NEW BUSINESS
a. Washington School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) 2016 Publication and Electronic Media Awards – Patsene Dashiell, Communications Director
b. Summer Board Meeting/Retreat dates
a. Learning Support Federal Programs Annual Report to the Board – Shelley Langston, Director Learning Support Services
b. Superintendent’s Report
12. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
a. Upcoming Board Meetings, etc.
- June 6 – 5:30pm Board Workshop, 6:30 Regular Board Meeting
- June 20 -- 5:30pm Board Workshop, 6:30 Regular Board Meeting
- July 4 -- Independence Day, NO BOARD MEETING
b. Week of June 1-8 – Interview Student Board Representative Candidates
c. Graduation Activities
- June 1 ~ Scholarship Award Night – 6pm in the Auditorium
- June 5 ~ Baccalaureate – 5:30pm @ Dungeness Community Church
- June 10 ~ Graduation Rehearsal – 9am in the stadium
- June 10 ~ Graduation! -- 6pm in the stadium (Reserved seating for the board)
d. Other End of the School Year Activities
- June 6 @ 6:30pm – Middle School Band Concert
- June 7 @ 7:00pm – High School Band Concert
- June 8 @ 7:00pm – High School Choir Concert
- June 9 @ 6:30pm – Middle School Band Concert
- June 15th – Last Day of School (Early Release)
e. June 13 from 4pm to 5:30pm – Retirees Reception in the High School library
f. Student Enrollment Report taken May 2, 2016
13. FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER