September 16, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
President Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson. Student Advisors, Ingrid Pelletier and Mindy Atwell were present.

FLAG SALUTE
Drew Carlson, who earned the rank of Eagle Scout, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Ken Christoferson revised the agenda to include Consent Agenda item 10, Personnel Consent Agenda. Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Agenda as revised for the September 16, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Minutes of the September 2, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved. Roger Myers recused himself because he was absent.

STUDENT ADVISORS’ OATH OF OFFICE
Dr. Jean Shumate, Superintendent, administered the Oath of Office to the 2014-15 Student Advisors. Mindy Atwell attends Lincoln Hill High School and Ingrid Pelletier attends Stanwood High School. Each student shared the reason they wanted to be a student advisor and then introduced their family members in the audience.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

PERSONELL CONSENT AGENDA
Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources, introduced Carolyn Coombs, who was selected and recommended to fill the position of assistant principal at Stanwood High School. Carolyn’s name was on the Personnel Consent Agenda for Board approval.
Vote:
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Personnel Consent Agenda. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

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

DONATIONS
Student Advisors, Ingrid Pelletier and Mindy Atwell, presented the recognitions, as follows:

  1. Stanwood Band Boosters provided transportation costs, $369.05, for the high school band members’ field trip to Drum Line Camp at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.
  2. Target, Take Charge of Education Program, donated to the following schools: Stanwood Elementary $300.16, Twin City Elementary $106.78, Utsalady Elementary $249.20, Port Susan Middle School $144.82, and Stanwood High School $352.49.
  3. Camano Plaza IGA donated ice cream bars, $101.01, for the back to school social and student school supplies, $300.00, to Utsalady Elementary.
  4. Stanwood Hardware donated 4 gallons of paint, $126.16, to repaint the state map on the playground at Utsalady Elementary.
  5. Cedarhome Elementary PTA provided transportation costs, $732.10 for Cedarhome Elementary 5th grade Outdoor Education Camp at Camp Orkila on Orcas Island, teacher stipend costs, $2,586.99, and transportation costs, $720.67, for 5th grade students end-of-year field trip to Kayak Point Park.
  6. Stanwood High School Booster Club provided transportation costs, $1,014.19, for the high school cheer squad to attend Cheer Camp at Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, Washington.
  7. Zoetis Industry Support Program donated $711.00 to Stanwood High School FFA Chapter on behalf of Sonshine Rural Supply ($62.00), Northwest Veterinary Clinic Stanwood ($263.00) and Tahoma Veterinary Hospital ($286.00) who selected Stanwood’s FFA Chapter. Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes a divers portfolio of animal health medicines and vaccines.

RECOGNITIONS:
Drew Carlson, Boy Scouts Troop 86, received the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized by the Board of Directors. He explained the construction of his community project, which was the installation of a flag pole at the Stanwood-Camano Fair Grounds, and he shared his appreciation for the support of his family and extended family.

ALTERNATIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Ryan Ovenell, Principal at Lincoln Hill High School and Lincoln Academy, and Curt Chester, Lead Teacher at Saratoga School, gave the annual Alternative Learning Experience report for 2013-14. Mr. Ovenell and Mr. Chester described the process for developing Student Learning Plans, student supervision and evaluation, overall goals for academic achievement, and the alternative program self-evaluation plan.

ENROLLMENT
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the first enrollment report for the 2014-15 school year. There were 4,161.78 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) students enrolled, which was above budget by 103.78 FTE. Superintendent Shumate stated that additional staff was necessary, which was already in the budget. Administrators are monitoring enrollment and additional classroom support may be needed.

CONSENT AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-9 and11, listed below. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 
1. Approval of Donations.
2. Approval of Contract with YMCA Camp Seymour and Overnight Field Trip for Stanwood Elementary 5th Grade Students to Attend the YMCA Outdoor Education/Environmental Camp Seymour, October 8-10, 2014, Gig Harbor, Washington.
3. Approval First Reading of Revised Student Policy 2410 High School Graduation Requirements.
3. Approval of 2014-15 Contract with Sunbelt Staffing for American Sign Language Interpreting Services.
4. Approval of Student Intern Agreement with the Washington Governors University 2014-2019.
5. Approval of Agreement with Bellingham Technical College for 2014-15.
6. Approval of Agreement with Northwest Career & Technical Academy for 2014-15.
7. Approval of Agreement with Island County Fire District #1 for Fire Training Services 2014-15.
8. Approval of Approval of Manage Print Services through the Hewlett-Packard Company in partnership with Microcomputer Systems 2014-2017.
9. Approval of Public School Employees (PSE) Collective Bargaining Agreement 2014-2017.
11. Approval of Bills and Payroll.

PAYROLL

FUND

WARRANT

TOTAL

August 2014

Payroll

#37056-37135

$1,049,768.47

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

$1,549,744.71

Electronic Federal Tax

$582,139.38

September 2014 (Accrual)

Payroll

#37243-37406

$48,646.38

Electronic Federal Tax

$9,563.96

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

August 29, 2014 (2014-15)

General

#37136-37152

$34,790.07

Associated Student Body

#37153-37153

$2,109.18

(2013-14)

General 

#37154-37228

$121,207.24

Capital Projects

#37229-37242

$763,011.93

 September 15, 2014 (2013-14)

General

#37407-37482

$108,822.22

Capital Projects

#37464-37468

$108,296.98

Associated Student Body

#37469-37482

$27,388.45

September 15, 2014 (2014-15 After)

General

#37483-37511

$36,732.09

Associated Student Body

#37512-37517

$5,940.00

(2014-15 Prior)

General

#37518-37568

$135,043.83

Capital Projects

#37569-37570

$29,012.68

STUDENT ADVISORS’ REPORT
Ingrid Pelletier announced that the high school’s fall sports teams were doing well and Carolyn Coombs, was hired as the new assistant principal. Ingrid served on the student interview panel for the assistant principal position and she was excited Ms. Coombs was selected. The Homecoming “Spirit Week” will be September 29 through October 3rd and auditions for the fall play were in progress.

Mindy Atwell announced that Lincoln Hill High School had a back to school barbeque, a pancake breakfast, and a new area (commons) for students, which recently had over 40 students eating lunch. Mindy said that the Leadership Team Officers were chosen and she will serve as the treasurer. Leadership officers are selected twice a year to provide opportunities for more students.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Roger Myers welcomed the student advisors and invited them to speak on any of the subjects that are on the agenda. He also complimented Ryan Ovenell and Curt Chester for their Alternative Learning Experience report.

Al Schreiber also welcomed the student advisors and was excited to learn about Drew Carlson, who earned the rank of Eagle Scout, and his involvement in our community.
Darlene Hartley addressed the student advisors and said that the Board Meetings were always better when they were present.

Julie Dean appreciated the Alternative Learning Experience report and stated how important it was for students to have educational opportunities provided; since all are different learners. She also attended the Stanwood Middle School assembly and was impressed that every staff member was introduced.

Ken Christoferson also appreciated the presentations and welcomed the student advisors.

Dr. Jean looked forward to an exciting year.

ADJOURNMENT
Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 7:58 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Attest:


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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Board