November 3, 2015, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 3, 2015, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 5:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

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

FLAG SALUTE
Director Roger Myers led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Agenda for the November 3, 2015, 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 October 20, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

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

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
Silver Merideth and Riley Cunningham presented the following donations and recognitions:

(1) Stanwood Elementary PTO donated $160.70 for paper supplies to Stanwood Elementary for the PTO Jog-a-thon and Auction, (2) Julie Green donated a Vito TR-502 Trombone, value $300, to Stanwood Middle School's music program, (3) Tammy Zempel donated a Yamaha Advantage YCL-200AD Clarinet and case, value $400, to Stanwood Middle School's music program, and (4) Camano Mold, Incorporated, donated $500 to support the Stanwood High School FFA Club.

RECOGNITIONS:
The Stanwood High School FFA Teams competed at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, and the results, as announced by Christine Del Pozo, Principal, are as follows:

The Agricultural Sales Team placed 5th in the nation out of 43 teams. Members of the Agricultural Sales Team were: Zach Wilson, Carmen Small, Brooke Thompson, and Jennifer Flake.

The Natural Resources Team placed 3rdin the nation out of 42 teams. Team members were: Jessica Funderburke, Brandon Reynolds, Drew Carlson, Morgan Meyers, and Kane Ayling. Individuals who received scholarships for individual placing were Morgan Meyers for placing 114th and Drew Carlson for placing 9th.

ENROLLMENT REPORT
Superintendent Jean Shumate gave the enrollment report for the month of November 2015. There were 4,242.72 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) students enrolled, which was an increase of 18.5 FTE from October. This was above the projected budget by 131 FTE of the enrolled averaged. Dr. Shumate stated that Gary Platt would send the November Enrollment Report to the Board on November 4.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-12, listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

1. Donations
2. Stanwood High School Overnight Field Trips: (a) FFA Floriculture/Nursery Landscape, November 6-7, 2015, Vancouver, Washington, (b) Girls Swim State Championship, November 12-14, 2015, Federal Way, Washington, (c) Cross-Country State Championship, November 5-7, 2015, Pasco, Washington, (d) Volleyball State Championship, November 12-14, 2015, Kennewick, Washington, and (e) Girls Soccer State Championships, November 20-21, 2015, Puyallup, Washington.
3. Contract with YMCA Camp Seymour for Twin City Elementary Outdoor Education Program, May 2-15, 2016.
4. First Reading of New Instruction Policy 2409, Credit for Competency/Proficiency.
5. First Reading of Revised Policy 5000, Recruitment and Selection of Staff.
6. 2015-16 Everett Community College Interagency Agreement for College in the High School.
7. 2015-16 Agreement with Sno-Isle Technical Skills Center.
8. Final Acceptance of the Stanwood High School and Stanwood Elementary School Roofing Projects Performed by the Garland Company, Effective September 22, 2015.
9. Final Acceptance of the Stanwood High School Exterior Wall Weatherproofing Project Performed by HS Wold and Company, Effective September 30, 2015.
10. Resolution 2015/16-001, Authorizing the Submission of Ballot Measure to the Voters for the Proposed 2017-2020 Educational Maintenance and Operations Levy.
11. Stanwood-Camano Education Association (SCEA) 2015-17 Collective Bargaining Agreement.12. Personnel Consent Agenda

STUDENT ADVISORS REPORT
Silver Merideth shared that Lincoln Hill High School participated in Red Ribbon Week, which is dedicated to the awareness and prevention of substance abuse. The leadership students made red ribbons, planted tulip bulbs and made posters for students to anonymously write messages on how substance abuse affected their lives. The leadership students received bracelets that said, "LHHS = LIVE HAPPY, HONEST, SOBER." Also, a Veteran's Day Assembly would be held on Thursday, November 12.

Riley Cunningham reported that Stanwood High School's FFA Agriculture Sales and Natural Resources Teams placed 5thand 3rd, respectively, at the National FFA Competition. Also, the girls volleyball team was competing in the district competitions, the Shakespeare play A Comedy of Errors would be performed at the high school Performing Arts Center, November 6-7 and 13-14 at 7:00 PM, and the high school was hosting a blood drive on November 10. The "Mr. SHS" competition would also be held at 7:00 PM, November 10, in the Performing Arts Center.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Roger Myers commented on the beautiful aquatics center at University Place and looked forward to having the YMCA pool available for our high school swim teams. Roger also reminded everyone that it was election-day and reminded people to turn in their ballots.

Roger attended the new high school community planning meeting at Utsalady Elementary and encouraged the community to get involved.

Al Schreiber said that the American Legion was recruiting high school juniors to attend Boys State, a summer leadership and citizenship program, at Warm Beach Camp. (Girls State will be held at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.)

Julie Dean stated that the YMCA is planned to open in mid-2016. She also thanked the administration team that organized the program on suicide prevention at the high school Performing Arts Center. There were approximately 150 attendees and there were numerous resources available for the community.

Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources/Public Relations, invited board members to view the one-time screening of Paper Tigers, a documentary film that explores the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and toxic stress on struggling teens. The film is available for employees on November 17.

Ken Christofers said it was an honor to have Silver Merideth, Student Advisor, be chosen as The Herald's Super Kid of the Week.

ADJOURNMENT
Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 5:15 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