May 17, 2016, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE MAY 17, 2016, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Under the direction of President Ken Christoferson, Student Advisors Riley Cunningham and Silver Merideth facilitated the meeting. Riley Cunningham called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Julie Dean, Natalie Hagglund, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson. Student Advisors, Silver Merideth and Riley Cunningham, were also in attendance.

FLAG SALUTE
Steve Redfern, community member and husband of Kathy Redfern, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Agenda for the May 17, 2016, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Minutes of the May 3, 2016, Regular Board Meeting. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Natalie Hagglund made a motion to approve the Minutes of the May 3, 2016, Special Board Retreat Meeting. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
Julie Dean presented the following donations and recognitions:
1. Wesley Garman and Collin McMillan donated $200 to the Stanwood High School band program.
2. Stanwood Elementary PTO provided transportation costs to Stanwood Elementary for the kindergarten field trip to the Children's Museum ($402), a 4th grade field trip ($369.19), and the 5th grade literacy study field trip to the Everett Performing Art Center.
3. Twin City Elementary PTA provided transportation costs, $270.79, to Twin City Elementary for the kindergarten field trip to the Everett Children's Museum and for the Highly Capable field trip to Camp Casey.
4. Utsalady Booster Club donated $257.17 and $436.95 to Utsalady Elementary to purchase playground rubber balls and a button-maker.
5. Box Tops for Education Program donated $283.10 to Utsalady Elementary.
6. Stanwood Booster Club, Sports Account, provided transportation costs, $486.79, to Stanwood High School athletics program for the track team's competition in Seattle and the boys soccer team camp at Warm Beach.
7. Stanwood Band Boosters donated $2,640 and $13,065 to the Stanwood High School band program to purchase audiovisual equipment and band equipment.

RECOGNITIONS
1. Stanwood High School hosted a successful blood drive on May 3. Gayle Richards, Bloodworks Northwest Representative, recognized Christine Del Pozo, Principal, George Colby, Leadership Advisor, and Jill Knott, school nurse, for their support. This school year, Stanwood High School registered 159 donors, collected 129 pints of blood and had 50 first time donors.

AWARDS
• Joy Rusko, Secretary to the Superintendent, introduced and recognized the following awards:
o Classified Employee of the Year: Roseann Lindell, Food Services Lead Cook at Stanwood High School. Don Vennetti, Director of Food Services, and staff: Susan Bear, Mary Murray, Dewan Simonis, and Linda Duncan, recognized Roseann.
o Teacher of the Year: Kathy Redfern, AP Physics/AP Calculus at Stanwood High School. Christine Del Pozo and Riley Cunningham, who wrote her nomination, recognized Kathy.

• The Board of Directors and Jean Shumate recognized the 2015-16 Student Advisors for their service on the board. Riley Cunningham - Stanwood High School, and Silver Merideth - Lincoln Hill High School, represented their respective schools at all of the board meetings. Each student received a certificate of achievement and an inscribed glass cube memento.

• The Board of Directors and Jean Shumate made a surprise announcement and presented Joy Rusko, Secretary to the Superintendent, an award in recognition of her ongoing commitment and dedicated service.

• Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources, presented the retirement awards and tributes to Glen Beam and Roseann Lindell.

Board members presented Certificates of Achievement and Superintendent Shumate presented framed photo for the employees and gift certificates on behalf of Umpqua Bank (sponsor) in partnership with Stanwood Cinemas, Dos Reales and glass engraved paperweights.

RECESS
Silver Merideth recessed the meeting at 7:50 PM for approximately 15 minutes to allow guests to leave. She resumed the meeting at 8:10 PM.

FINANCIAL REPORTS
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the Monthly Financial Reports for April 2016, and he reviewed the Executive Summary.

INTRODUCTION
Ken Christoferson introduced Ross Short, who accepted a new assignment at Stanwood High School. Mr. Short will be .5 Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and .5 Dean of Students (pending board approval) for the 2016-17 school year. Principal Christine Del Pozo and Kevin Plambeck, Director of CTE, praised Mr. Short for his hard work and dedication. Mr. Short thanked the Board for the opportunity.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-10 listed below. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1. Donations.
2. Stanwood High School Field Trips, as listed:
a. Advanced Culinary Education, June 3-4, 2016, Portland, Oregon
b. Boys Basketball Camp, June 19-25, 2016, Austin, Texas
c. Future Business Leaders of America National Competition and Leadership Conference, June 26-July 3, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia
d. Girls Golf State Tournament, May 23-25, 2016, Spokane, Washington
e. Girls Tennis State Tournament, May 26-28, 2016, Kennewick, Washington
f. Track State Tournament, May 26-28, 2016, Tacoma, Washington
g. Boys Golf State Tournament, May 22-25, 2016, Spokane, Washington
3. First Reading of Policies, (a-e) as listed:
a. 1400 Meeting Conduct, Order of Business, and Quorum
b. 1430 Audience Participation
c. 1440 Minutes
d. 610 Conflicts of Interests
e. 3141 Nonresident Students
4. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Student Policies, (a-e) as listed:
a. 3126 Child Custody
b. 3140 Release of Resident Students
c. 3142 International Exchange Students
d. 3231 Student Records
e. 3240 Student Conduct
5. First Reading of Revised Policies, (a-d) as listed:
a. 2021 Library Media Centers
b. 2022 Technology and Electronic Resources and Internet Safety
c. 2026 Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses
d. 2071 Career and Technical Education
6. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Policy, as listed:
a. 3245 Isolation and Restraint of Students
7. Final Acceptance for Stanwood Elementary and Twin City Elementary Clock, Bell, and Intercom System Replacement Projects.
8. Hold a Public Hearing on August 16, 2016, for the Adoption of the FY 2016-17 Budget.
9. Personnel Consent Agenda.
10. Bills and Payroll:

PAYROLL FUND WARRANT TOTAL
April 2016 Payroll #45045-45113 $1,254,334.50
Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House) $1,783,103.69
Electronic Federal Tax $657,722.25
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
April 29, 2016 General #45114-45225 $211,220.81
Capital Projects #45226-45232 $113,128.17
Associated Student Body #45233-45265 $35,158.18
May 13, 2016 General #45266-45402 $269,936.84
Capital Projects #45403-45407 $66,171.33
Associated Student Body #45408-45425 $9,679.93
Transportation Vehicle #45426-45426 $997.95

STUDENT ADVISORS REPORT
Silver Merideth announced the completion of session seven at Lincoln Hill High School and stated that school will end in less than a month. Students are looking forward to a field trip to the Seattle art Museum and Experience Music Project, the YMCA Achievers meet for the last time and the final pancake breakfast is scheduled. Lincoln Hill High School Graduation will be held on Monday, June 13th at 6:30 PM in the Performing Arts Center.

Silver Merideth thanked Ross Short for providing the etched glass awards and others for supporting her while being a Student Advisor.

Riley Cunningham reported on some of the events at Stanwood High School: FFA and FBLA students qualified for national competition, student senate meetings and the leadership "pen-pals" ended for the year, and the Senior Prom was very successful, over 300 students attended. Tennis, track, golf, and baseball teams qualified for post-season play.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Roger Myers congratulated the student advisors and wished them great success in their futures.

Al Schreiber thanked the student advisors and retirees that were recognized. He also congratulated Joy Rusko on her award.

Natalie Hagglund announced that The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards, Honoring High School Musical Theater named Stanwood High School in many categories for "Disney, the Musical" and "Grease".

Julie Dean said she was looking forward to the high school graduations and recognition ceremonies.

Ken Christoferson stated that the role of our student advisors on the board is vital and he invited them to keep us informed how they were doing after their graduations. Ken also thanked Joy Rusko for her service.

Jean Shumate told the student advisors that they had done an excellent job facilitating the board meeting.

ADJOURNMENT
Silver Merideth adjourned the regular meeting at 8:15 PM.

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

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Date of Approval