March 20, 2019 Regular Meeting

This meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20 at 6:00 pm in the SVHS Board Room.

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call (Ervin, Guerrero, Kent, Leeper, Pierson, Stahl, Weldy)

  3. Pledge to Flag

  4. Recognition of Visitors

  5. Appoint a Student Discipline Hearing Officer

  6. Closed Session

  7. Student Discipline Hearing

    1. Disciplinary verdict & consequences for student number SV2019-1

    2. Disciplinary verdict & consequences for student number SV2019-2

  8. Personnel

    1. Employments

      1. Individual aide at the Primary building

    2. Resignations

      1. HS English Teacher

      2. HS Boys Basketball Coach

      3. MS Assistant Girls Basketball Coach

  9. Consent Agenda

    1. Approval of Minutes

    2. Payment of Bills

    3. Cafeteria Report

    4. Treasurer’s Report

  10. Superintendent’s Report

    1. Compact bargaining dates set

    2. Lighting upgrade around bus garage

    3. HS south wing roof replacement bids

    4. Tree removal/trimming at MS and HS

    5. Summer work items

  11. Old Business

    1. Adoption of the Board Policy Manual

  12. New Business

    1. IHSA membership renewal

    2. IESA membership renewal

    3. Approval for the HS Drama Trip to St. Louis on April 4, 2019

    4. Consider QNS technology upgrades

    5. Consider the purchase of a new tractor with front loader

    6. Consier tree removal at the MS and HS

  13. Volunteers to hand out diplomas

    1. MS - Guerrero & Leeper

    2. HS - Ervin & Pierson

  14. Next regular meeting is scheduled for April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

  15. Adjournment

February 26, 2019 Special Meeting

Call to Order

President Stephanie Guerrero called the special meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.Board members present were: Cynthia Ervin, Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl and Glenda Weldy. Absent: Erech Pierson and James Kent.

Administration

Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows

Closed Session

Cynthia Ervin moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to enter closed session at 6:01 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl and Glenda Weldy.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Erech Pierson entered the meeting at 6:02 p.m.

Closed Session Adjournment

Erech Pierson moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to re-enter open session at 6:36 p.m.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Erech Pierson, Jeff Stahl and Glenda Weldy. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to accept the closed session minutes as read in closed session.  Roll call vote:  Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Erech Pierson, Jeff Stahl and Glenda Weldy.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

MS Promotion

Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to set the date for MS Promotion on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.  All voted in favor. Motion carried.

HS Graduation

Erech Pierson moved and Stephanie Guerrero seconded the motion to set the date for HS Graduation on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Adjournment

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 6:44 p.m.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

February 20, 2019 Regular Meeting

Call to Order

President Stephanie Guerrero called the February meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.  Board members present were: Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.

Administration

Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, SVP Principal Bethany Wellbaum, SVIS/MS Principal Brian Britton, and SVHS Principal Jonathan Field.

Pledge to the Flag

Mr. Field led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Visitors

President Guerrero recognized and welcomed the visitors.  Visitors present were: Kim Quinlan, Teri Runions, Jennifer Blakeman, Lori Leeper, and Kyleigh Covi.

Curriculum Director’s Report

Jonathan Field congratulated Mr. Joe Scanavino on his nomination for the Golden Apple Award as well as the SVHS GAPP program for being recognized for the 2nd year by the State Department of Education.  He also discussed the Competency Based Education Pilot Program.

Mrs. Kim Quinlan addressed the Board to discuss the Waterford Reading Program currently used at SVP.

Mrs. Teri Runions updated the Board on the implementation of the Fountas and Pinnell Literacy program currently used at SVP.

Ms. Jennifer Blakeman discussed Standards Based Grading that will soon be used at SVP.

Mrs. Lori Leeper addressed the Board to give an Attendance Center update.

Executive Session

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to enter closed session at 6:46 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Adjournment

Erech Pierson moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to re-enter open session at 7:49 p.m.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes

Cynthia Ervin moved and James Kent seconded the motion to accept the closed session minutes as read in closed session. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Employment

James Kent moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to employ Abby Hunt as Head HS Volleyball Coach. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Employment

Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to employ Rachael Roettger as HS Musical Director. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Resignation

James Kent moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Trina Waller as an at-will, benefitted bus driver effective January 31, 2019. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Resignation

Cynthia Ervin moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Josh Sowa as HS Musical Director effective January 29, 2019. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

FMLA

Martha Leeper moved and James Kent seconded the motion to grant leave to Michael Lee under the Family Medical Leave Act beginning on approximately April 14, 2019. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Consent Agenda

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Board Policy Manual

Mr. Meadows informed the Board that the Board Policy Manual will be posted on the district website and adopted in the March Board Meeting.

District Newsletter

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the upcoming District Newsletter with a focus on Fine Arts in the district. 

QNS

James Kent moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to approve a 1 year agreement with QNS for technology support services for the amount of $49,700 with no automatic renewal.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Metro Communications

Martha Leeper moved and James Kent seconded the motion to approve a 36 month agreement with Metro Communications to provide internet services for all three campuses for $1,050 per month after e-rate deduction. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Post Prom

Glenda Weldy moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to allow the Post Prom Committee to use the Illiopolis Campus on May 4, 2019, for Post Prom Activities. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

4th of July

Erech Pierson moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to allow the Village of Harristown to use the primary campus for their annual 4th of July Celebration on June 29, 2019.  All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Fall Festival

Jeff Stahl moved and James Kent seconded the motion to allow the Village of Harristown to use the primary campus for their annual Fall Festival on September 21, 2019. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

HS Graduation

Martha Leeper moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to set the date for HS Graduation on Thursday, May 23rd at 7 p.m.  All voted in favor. Motion carried.

MS Promotion

Martha Leeper moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to set the date for MS Promotion on Friday, May 24th at 7 p.m. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Adjournment

James Kent moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 8:12 p.m.  All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Next regular meeting is scheduled for March 20, 2019.