June 2, 2015, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE JUNE 2, 2015, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 10:30 AM and adjourned immediately to Executive Session to review the performance of a staff member for approximately 30 minutes. No action was taken.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Julie Dean, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson. Darlene Hartley arrived at 11:10 AM.

FLAG SALUTE
Ken Christoferson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Agenda for the June 2, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the May 19, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS
Julie Dean presented the donations, as follows:
1. Elger Bay Elementary PTA provided student scholarships, $484.00 to Elger Bay Elementary for 5th grade Outdoor Education at Camp Orkila.
2. Port Susan Middle School PTA provided transportation costs, $655.74, to Port Susan Middle School for transporting the band and choir to perform at Park Place Middle School and Everett Civic Auditorium.
3. Patrons of Academic Learning and the Sciences (PALS) provided transportation costs, $604.55, to Port Susan Middle School to transport the science team to participate at the State Science Olympiad at Highland Community College.
4. Stanwood-Camano Education Association donated $150.00 to the Stanwood High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) team in support of their efforts to compete at the National FBLA Convention.

JUNE ENROLLMENT
Superintendent Jean Shumate gave the enrollment report for the month of June. The 2014-15 average enrollment was 4,141.69 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) students enrolled, which was 83.69 FTE over the projected budget.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-9, listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

1. Donations.
2. Stanwood High School Field Trips: (a) Football Team Camp, June 17-20, 2015, Cheney, Washington, (b) Boys Basketball Team Camp, June 23-July1, 2015, Raleigh, North Carolina, (c) Cheer Camp, June 29-July 2, 2015, Grand Mound, Washington, (d) FFA Resource Team to National FFA Convention, October 24-November 1, 2015, Louisville, Kentucky, and (e) FFA Agriculture Sales Team to National FFA Convention, October 24-November 1, 2015, Louisville, Kentucky.
3. Stanwood High School Revised Athletic/Activities Code of Conduct.
4. Final Acceptance of the Stanwood High School Heating and Ventilation Update Project Performed by McKinstry Essention, Effective June 2, 2015.
5. Architect Contract Amendment No. 1 to the Pelletier + Schaar Master Agreement.
6. Educational Service District 112 Construction Management Support and Assistance Contract, Task Orders #2 and #3.
7. Hold the Public Hearing for the Adoption of the FY 2015-16 Budget During the Last Regular Board Meeting of the Year, August 18, 2015.
8. Personnel Consent Agenda.
9. Purchase One 30-Passenger, Front-engine Diesel, Special Needs Bus

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Roger Myers commented that the field trips approved on the consent agenda is a great way for students to engage, connect and is a great way for student fellowship throughout the summer. Roger also attended the Senior Athletic and complimented the staff for the great work they do.

Al Schreiber was looking forward to the high schools' graduations and he thanked Dr. Shumate for solving issues.

Julie Dean and Ken Christoferson were also looking forward to sunny weather for the outdoor graduation.

Dr. Shumate announced that Lincoln Hill High School's graduation was Tuesday, June 9th.

ADJOURNMENT
Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 12:07 PM.

STUDY SESSION
The Study Session began at 11:15 AM to discuss capital levy updates and budget updates. Dr. Jean Shumate, Superintendent, introduced Kevin Plambeck, Director of Career and Technical Education, to give the technology update.

Mr. Plambeck described the launching of the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for 850 computers and the ability to complete software updates within 30 minutes. He said the state online testing was a success for the students' Smarter Balance Assessment and Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) testing. The planned 3-year projects include reimaging Mac computers, teacher presentation stations, mobile labs, First Alert System, and professional development.

Dr. Shumate reported on budget updates including enrollment, teacher and administrative staffing, full-day kindergarten, and obstacles of finalizing the budget.
The following topics were discussed:
• County birthrates have increased in the past 2 years
• Enrollment roll-ups by grade level: elementary 35 less, middle 57 less
• Staffing is funded by state and levy monies and the staffing formula is based on enrollment; projected over-staffed - probable reductions
• District's priority to have full-time principals in all schools
• State budget not available; legislature is in extended special session
• Planning for full-day and/or half-day kindergarten programs

The study session concluded at 11:45 AM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President

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Vice President

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Director

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Director

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Director

Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Board