June 5, 2018, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE JUNE 5, 2018, REGULAR BOARD MEETING 
 
CALL TO ORDER
Julie Dean, Board President, called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Natalie Hagglund, Roger Myers, Ken Christoferson, and Julie Dean. Al Schreiber was absent and excused.

FLAG SALUTE
Roger Myers led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Natalie Hagglund made a motion to approve the Agenda for the June 5, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the May 15, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

RESIGNATION OF BOARD MEMBER
Julie Dean read the letter of resignation from Roger Myers, effective June 12, 2018. Roger and his wife, Lynette have moved to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Board members and Superintendent Shumate praised and thanked Roger for his service as a board member and for always thinking about “students first.”

Julie Dean presented a recognition plaque to Roger, inscribed with the following:

In recognition of Roger Myers, Director 2

Your life-long leadership and dedication to education has enriched us all. Thank you for your calming strength, empathy, humor, and wise guidance. You have inspired and made thousands of students and adults, alike, feel valued, appreciated and comfortable. Your unwavering commitment for doing what is best for kids is admirable and your service to the district will long be remembered.

Roger Myers, you are a Shining Star!

December 2001 – June 2018

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Julie Dean,
Albert Schreiber
Natalie Hagglund
Ken Christoferson

Dr. Jean Shumate, Superintendent

Former board members, Pat Patterson and Matt Keller, shared fond memories of working with Roger, as did Darlene Hartley via a letter.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

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

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITION
Roger Myers presented the donations, as follows: 
1. The Stanwood High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Competition received the following donations:
    a. $100 from Joanne Berentson
    b. $100 from an anonymous donor
    c. $100 from Judith Mieger
    d. $100 from Bud Norris
    e. $75 from Elizabeth Jamieson 
2. Box Tops for Education donated $142.10 to Port Susan Middle School
3. Kate Wickner donated a bass clarinet, value $1,000, to Stanwood Middle School Band Program.
4. Stanwood-Camano School District received the following transportation costs:
    a. $697.28 from Cedarhome Elementary PTO for a 2nd grade field trip to the Seattle Science Center,
    b. $241.58 from Stanwood Elementary PTO for the Honor Choir’s field trip to the Everett Civic Auditorium,
    c. $331.42 and $858.42 from Twin City Elementary PTA for the 2nd grade field trip to the Seattle Science Center and for the 5th grade students Outdoor Education field trip at Camp Seymour.
d. $746.58 and $772.82 from Utsalady Booster Club for the following field trips: 1st grade went to the Seattle Science Center and the ASSIST Class went to the Woodland Park Zoo; the 5th grade went to Bell Harbor Marina, and the Utsalady Elementary Fusion choir went to Elger Bay Elementary. 
5. Port Susan Middle School PTO donated $717.59 to Stanwood-Camano School District for two Port Susan Middle School teachers substitute costs and travel to attend the Career & Technical Education STEM Robotics 101 Course.
6. Twin City Elementary donated $1,805.17 to purchase a Da-Lite Advantage Electrol projector-screen for the gym at Twin City Elementary.
7. Livestock Master Foundation donated $1,000 to the Stanwood High School athletic department for the cost to cover the gym floor.

“ROOTS TO WINGS”
Denise Eichler, Stanwood High School English teacher and intern, explained an event that was held for the senior class last year called Roots to Wings. The seniors were taken by bus to visit the elementary school, which they had attended. The purpose was to reflect on the accomplishments they have achieved, to provoke memories, and reconnect with friends. The feedback from the students was very positive and the elementary students and staff also benefitted from the experience. Board members were invited to visit elementary schools with the seniors on June 15th.

CAPITAL PROJECTS
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Capital Projects, gave the McGranahan Architects’ Design Development Project Overview booklet to Board members. Mr. Platt stated that the design development phase was completed and the construction document development begins, revisions are being made to the budget, and the request for bids from building contractors will be advertised in October. Taylors’ Excavators began with Phase I, Site Improvement Work, and have moved more equipment to the new high school site and started to prepare the silt fence. The district will be working on many projects throughout the summer. Some of the projects are: a sidewalk addition at Twin City Elementary, painting at Cedarhome Elementary and Stanwood Middle School, updating heating controls at Port Susan Middle School, repairing parking lots and portables.

JUNE ENROLLMENT 
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the final enrollment count for the 2017-18 school year.
For the month of June, he reported that the actual enrollment was 4,410.14 Full Time Equivalent (FTE), which averaged 51.14 above the projected budget.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson removed consent agenda Item 10. Personnel Consent Agenda, for discussion.

Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-9 and 11, listed below. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  
1. Donations.
2. Stanwood High School Field Trips, as listed: 
a. Family, Career and community Leaders of America, May 18-19, 2018, Seattle, 
b. Ladies Wrestling Camp, July 5-8, 2018, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 
c. Leadership Camp Mt. Olympus, July 12-17, 2018, Randle.
3. Appropriate Educational Service Provider Contracts for the 2018-19 School Year for the following:
    a. ASR education Services, provides school psychologist services,
    b. Blue Water Behavioral Consulting, provides educational specialist services,
    c. Mount Vernon School District, Visually Impaired Interlocal Agreement,
    d. Pacific Learning Center, out-of-district placement,
    e. Salish Sea Deaf School, out-of-district placement.
4. Stanwood High School Revised 2018-19 Athletic/Activity Code of Conduct.
5. The 2018-19 Agreement for Interdistrict Cooperative Educational Services with Northwest Career & Technical Academy.
6. Resolution 2017/18-007, Delegating Authority to Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) for the 2018-19 School Year.
7. Food Service Proposed Increase of Lunch Price by $0.25.
8. Payment for Purchase of Computers (Pc’s, Chromeboxes and Chromebooks).
9. First Reading of Revised Board of Directors’ Policy 1400 and Procedure, Meeting Conduct, Order of Business, and Quorum.
11. Authorize the Administration to Execute the Contract with EHS-International for Hazardous Material Testing Related to the Demolition of Stanwood High School and Other Buildings on the Campus.

DISCUSSION
10. Personnel Consent Agenda:
Ken Christoferson congratulated Staci Lauinger, as the new principal of Stanwood Elementary. Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources, introduced Staci Lauinger and thanked Barbara Marsh, the retiring principal, for her services. Staci said that she was excited and thanked the Board of Directors.

VOTE
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve Item 10. Personnel Consent Agenda. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 
Board members thanked Barbara Marsh for her many years as an educator and they congratulated Staci Lauinger on her new position as the principal at Stanwood Elementary. Board members also commented on Roger Myers’ resignation; for his outstanding dedication to education and service to the district.

Roger was grateful for the Board members and staff for all they do. Roger said that he was honored to be a small part of a very, very, good district.

Julie Dean stated that the Director District 2 position would be advertised and applications would be available on June 12th.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the regular meeting at 1:53 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