February 20, 2018, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Natalie Hagglund, Roger Myers, Ken Christoferson, Al Schreiber, and Julie Dean. Student Advisors, Ashley Peterson and Omar Figueroa, were present.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Julie Dean excused the Board to executive session at 6:16 p.m. to review the performance of a public employee for approximately 45 minutes. No action was taken.

RECONVENE
Julie Dean reconvened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM.

FLAG SALUTE
Al Schreiber led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Agenda for the February 20, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the February 6, 2018, 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
The student advisors presented the donations, as follows: 
1. Kristina and Michael Credere and Mario & Lori Marquez donated a Latin Percussion City Conga Set with stand, value $298.38, to the Stanwood Middle School Band program.
2. The Stanwood-Camano School District received donations from the following:
a. The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, transportation costs, $288.50, for the Stanwood Elementary 4th grade field trip to the Stillaguamish Fish Hatchery.
b. Cedarhome Elementary PTO, transportation costs, $269.70, for the Cedarhome Elementary 5th grade field trip to the Stillaguamish Fish Hatchery.
c. Utsalady Booster Club, transportation costs, $178.30, for 5th grade field trip to the Stillaguamish Fish Hatchery and $1,814.80 for Eagle Enrichment teacher stipends for Robotic League Teams. 
d. Sound Water Stewards of Island County, transportation and a substitute teacher cost, $352.16, for Lincoln Hill High School geology students field trip to Cama Beach.
3. Theresa Metzger donated a King Trumpet, value $500, to the Stanwood Middle School Band Program.
4. The following Stanwood High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students qualified for State competition, from the results of the regional competition, see attached.
5. The results of the Schack Art Center 2018 Snohomish County Scholastic Art Awards, see attached. The Scholastic Art Portfolio Exhibit will be on display until March 4th in Everett.
6. Hannah Grierson and Joshua Johnson, Stanwood High School seniors, are finalists in the 2018 Competition for National Merit Scholarship.

UTSALADY ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS
Colleen Keller, Utsalady Elementary Principal, and teachers Keri Tedrow and Kalina Shouse, presented information about Lego Robotics and their teams. They explained the value of the FIRST Impact STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that includes learning how to code robots, problem solve, and participate in Lego League competitions. Students demonstrated their robots. Parents, Grant Shaw and Julie Herber, addressed the Board and requested their support.

AWARDS
Shining Stars: Kathleen Robbins, Utsalady Elementary, and Gabe Larson, Stanwood High School.

Classified Employees of the Month: Dawn Nordin, Stanwood Middle School (January)

Teachers of the Month: Renee Barrie, Twin City Elementary (November) and Erin Nguyen, Twin City Elementary (January).

Volunteer Service Award: Michelle Huntley, Utsalady Elementary, and Gary Rygg, Stanwood High School.

Principals Colleen Keller, Utsalady Elementary, and Christine Del Pozo, Stanwood High School, recognized the shining stars and volunteers from their schools. Board Members and Superintendent Jean Shumate recognized the award recipients with certificates of appreciation. The awards are sponsored by Heritage Bank in partnership with Klesick Farms, Stanwood Cinemas, Dos Reales, and Twin City Lanes. Robert Wickstrom, Heritage Bank VP, Community Banking Manager, presented gifts and gift certificates to the award recipients.

RECESS
Julie Dean recessed the meeting for approximately 5 minutes at 8:15 PM, to allow guest to leave. She reconvened the meeting at 8:23 PM.

FINANCIAL REPORT for JANUARY 2018
Steve Lidgard reported on the financial reports for the month of January. He reviewed the executive summary.

CONSENT AGENDA
Natalie Hagglund removed item 11, Bills and Payroll, from the consent agenda for discussion.

Al Schreiber made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-10, listed below. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  
1. Donations.
2. Second Reading/Adoption of Personnel Policy 5271, Reporting Improper Governmental Action.
3. Second Reading/Adoption for the Removal of Personnel Policy 5281, Disciplinary Action and Discharge.
4. Second Reading/Adoption of Personnel Policy 5309, Non-Represented Employee Compensation and Benefit Policy.
5. Contract with YMCA Camp Orkila for Elger Bay Elementary 5th Grade Outdoor Education Learning Experience.
6. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) College Ready Math Grant to Implement the Agile Minds Program.
7. License Agreement with Agile Mind Educational Holdings, Inc. for Support in Mathematics.
8. Northwest Educational Service District 189 Legal Services Cooperative Agreement for 2018-19.
9. Personnel Consent Agenda.
10. Stanwood High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Field Trip to the State Competition, March 6-9,2018, Kennewick.

11. Bills and Payroll.
DISCUSSION:
Natalie Hagglund removed voucher 52940, made to herself as an accompanist for the high school musical, and Al Schreiber pulled voucher 52939 made for his wife in-lieu of transportation.

VOTE:
Julie Dean made a motion to approve all of the bills except vouchers 52939, Joanne Schreiber, $88.94 and 52940, Natalie Hagglund, $800.00. It was seconded by Ken Christoferson; the motion was approved unanimously.

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve vouchers 52939 and 52940. It was seconded by Roger Myers; the motion was approved. Natalie Hagglund and Al Schreiber abstained.

 

PAYROLL

 

FUND

 

WARRANT

 

TOTAL

January 2017

 

Payroll

 

#52732-52792

 

$1,456,252.01

   

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

     

$2,055,951.06

   

Electronic Federal Tax

     

$774,236.13

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

           

January 31, 2018

 

General

 

#52793-52900

 

$210,051.78

   

Capital Projects

 

#52901-52913

 

$452,958.75

   

Associated Student Body

 

#52914-52938

 

$41,265.68

February 15, 2018

 

General

 

#52939-52939

 

$88.94

   

General

 

#52940-52940

 

$800.00

February 15, 2018

 

General

 

#52941-53076

 

189,466.31

   

Capital Projects

 

#53077-53086

 

$491,165.25

   

Associated Student Body

 

#53087-53118

 

$14,736.48

 

 

STUDENT ADVISORS REPORT
Omar Figueroa (O.P), Lincoln Hill High School, reported that 10 students received information at a Jostens Leadership Conference, learning about business skills and that a college degree is not necessary to own your own business. Other news: students volunteered at EATS Café; some of the seniors began applying for scholarships; the food pantry is working well, and O.P. is helping on the school yearbook.

Ashley Peterson, Stanwood High School, reported on Valentine’s Day activities, preparing for a Sadie Hawkins dance, blood drive, and a school assembly featuring the ARTS.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 
Roger Myers announced that senior wrestler, Mason Phillips, was undefeated in his high school career and was the State Champion. The Stanwood High School boys and girls basketball teams and the swimming team qualified for state competition.

Ken Christoferson said it was a great night; he acknowledged the benefits of the robotic team demonstration, and the successes of students, staff and volunteers being awarded.

Natalie Hagglund stated that the evening meetings are her favorite. She invited everyone to come to the performance of Fiddler on the Roof, at Stanwood High School, March 2, 3 and 8, 9, and 10.

Al Schreiber, Julie Dean and Jean Shumate concurred with the other board members’ remarks and added their appreciation of the student advisors.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the regular meeting at 8:35 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