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Sequim School District

Inspire and Achieve!

logo Sequim School District #323

“Inspire and Achieve” 

503 North Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382

Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303    www.sequim.k12.wa.us

 

August 1, 2016

Preliminary Agenda Revised July 29, 2016 
 
6:30 PM Regular Board Meeting
 

PLEASE NOTE:  Meeting will be held at the Clallam Transit Center, located at 190 West Cedar Street.

 

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 July 18, 2016 Regular Board Meeting and the July 27, 2016 Board Workshop.

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:

1)  Regarding Agenda items

2)  Regarding general 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). 

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. 186457 thru No. 186509 in the total amount of $145,341.32; and No. 186510 thru No. 186542 in the total amount of $82,081.94.

b.   Payroll for the month of July 2016 in the total amount of $2,164,670.63.

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)   Accept Letter of Resignation from Nick Parks, Sequim High School History teacher and High School Junior Varsity Softball coach, effective immediately, as presented.

d.  Approve Renewal Agreement Number One between Sequim School District #323 and Sodexo America, LLC, updating the contract beginning September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017 as presented.

9.         OLD BUSINESS

a.    At first reading, 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

b.    At first reading 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

c.     At first reading 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.

10.       NEW BUSINESS

a.   

11.       REPORTS

a.     Superintendent’s Report

12.       FOR YOUR INFORMATION

   a.      Board Meetings:

    • Monday, August 15th – 5:30pm Board Workshop; 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
    • Tuesday, September 6th – 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
    • Monday, September 19th – 5:30pm Board Workshop; 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting

 b.    Back to School Events

    • August 16-18  – New Teacher Orientation
    • August 18 – Invitation for Board to have lunch with new teachers @ 12 noon.
    • August 25 – 7:30am Benefits Fair and 8:30am to 10:30am New School Year Kick-Off in High School Auditorium. Board is invited to attend.
    • Saturday, August 27 -- Back-2-School Fair
    • Wednesday, August 31st – Back-to-School!

 c.     Budget Status Reports for June 2016

13.      FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER

            a.   Board Exit Slips

14.       ADJOURNMENT

Last Modified on August 1, 2016
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