May 5, 2015, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE MAY 5, 2015, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
President Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.

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

FLAG SALUTE
Director Al Schreiber led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the May 5, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Minutes of the April 15, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Roger seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved. Ken Christoferson corrected the date of the Minutes to read April 21, not April 15.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

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

DONATIONS and RECOGNITIONS
Julie Dean read the donations and recognitions as follows:
1. General Mills, Box Tops for Education Program, donated $146.90 to Port Susan Middle School for student supplies.
2. Stanwood Elementary PTO provided field trip transportation costs, $167.90, for Stanwood Elementary 2nd grade classes to attend a theater play.
3. Utsalady Booster Club provided field trip transportation costs, $218.72 and $731.16, for Utsalady Elementary kindergarten classes to attend the Everett Village Theatre, high school science team students to judge the Utsalady Elementary Science Fair and the 5th grade classes to go to the Seattle Pier 55/56 for outdoor educational activities.
4. Port Susan Middle School PTO provided field trip transportation costs, $1,059.90, for the 6th grade classes at Port Susan Middle School to go to the Seattle Center.
5. Stanwood Camano Rotary Foundation donated $1,000.00 to Stanwood High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) to support student competitions.
6. Elger Bay Elementary PTA provided teacher stipends, bus transportation, and ferry expenses, $4,333.56, for Elger Bay Elementary 5th grade Outdoor Education at Camp Orkila on Orcas Island.

RECOGNITIONS
1. The Stanwood High School State Science Olympiad Team earned 10th place out of 23 high school teams in Washington State. The medal winners and their events were:
1st place: Air Trajectory – Jonathan Evoy and Daniel Evoy
2nd place: Write It Do It – Danielle Fortin and Braeden Hood
2nd place: Mission Possible – Paul Mourges and Jonathan Evoy
4th place: Scrambler: Aleric Riggs and Connor Tayon
4th place: Geologic Mapping: Danielle Forting and Yasmine Hejazi
4th place: Astronomy – Alex Kelley and Yasmine Hejazi
5th place: Wright Stuff – Jonathan Evoy and Daniel Evoy
5th place: Mission Possible: Jess Grant and Ronnie Ripley
5th place: Scrambler – Ben Chapman and Ryan Redlinger
2. Gayle Richards, Bloodworks Northwest Donor Resources Representative, thanked Stanwood High School for hosting the April 21st blood drive and announced that 113 volunteer blood donors came to donate blood. Appreciation was given to George Colby, Leadership Advisor, and the Associated Student Body for their hard work.

MAY ENROLLMENT
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the enrollment report for the month of May 2015. Enrollment totaled 4,106.75 FTE. He noted that enrollment declined by 10 FTE from April and that the 2015-16 budget projections would be based on May's enrollment.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1 through 7, listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1. Donations.
2. First Reading of Revised Student Policy 3416, Medication at School.
3. Second Reading/Adoption of Personnel Policy 5010, Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action and Student Policy 3207, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying.
4. Second Reading/Adoption of Management Support Policy 6957, Change Orders.
5. Northwest Educational Service District 189 Contract for Data Communications Network Support Services for the 2015-16 School Year.
6. Letter of Agreement with Public School Employees of Stanwood-Camano (PSE) Related to Food Services, effective May 6, 2015 through August 31, 2017.
7. Personnel Consent Agenda.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Board members congratulated District staff for another excellent audit report. Ken Christoferson added that having an outstanding audit made it easy to relate to community members. Darlene Hartley praised Superintendent Shumate for having high expectations and that she knows how adamant the Superintendent is for doing what is right and getting things done. Dr. Shumate also thanked all of the District staff involved and said that they take their jobs seriously and they do what is best for children.

Roger Myers said that he attended the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) Regional Meeting in Monroe. The Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn, addressed the audience and he expressed his doubt that the state budget would be completed by July.

Al Schreiber added that some of the WSSDA State Board Members also attended the regional meeting.

ADJOURNMENT
Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 12:12 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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Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Board