Congratulations to our baseball team for winning the 3A State Championship. I heard that June 5, is going to be announced as Golden Eagle day in honor of our team by the County Judge. His announcement will be today or tomorrow.
Last night was the regular monthly meeting. The meeting went for about 30 minutes. A summary of the meeting is as follows.
I. Call to Order
a. Teacher of the Year awards
Congratulations to these fine teachers. Elementary school winner is Kristin Allbritton, Middle School is Alicia Eberhard and High School is Johnette Reynolds. Congratulations to our excellent teachers for looking after our students so well.
III. Consensual Items of the minutes and financial report were approved.
IV. Business Items
a. The following expenses over $5000.00 were approved. AR Dept of Ed. for Medicaid State Match, $9,012.54; PCMI for substitutes, $5,974.45; PCMI for substitutes, $6,524.57
b. Four student requests to transfer into the district were approved
c. Due to State requirements the school district has to have at least a minimal charge on lunch prices. The Board approved the following prices for next year.
Breakfast: Students all schools - $1.50; Adults - $2.00
Lunch: Elem. - $2:50; MS/HS $2.75; Adults - $3.50
d. Food Service Bids
The winning bidder approved by the Board was US Foods.
e. Election Budget that is to be published for the next Board election was approved.
f. FEMA Disaster Recovery Loan
The Board approved a resolution for a FEMA Community Disaster Loan. This could result in low interest or a forgivable loan to the District. This probably won’t be needed but it will be there if the need arises.
g. Board Policy Updates
Policy 1.6.1 and Policy 7.23 updates were approved
h. Student Handbook changes
Next year’s student handbook was approved.
The following resignations were approved:
Melody Thompson - HS Counselor
Amanda Crews – Compt. Tech.
Billy Forrester – Custodian
Brandy Lane – Elem. Teacher
Lisa Davis – Sp Ed
Sharlee Crowson – HS English
Tammy Bryant – Para Pro
Cindy Fortson – Elem. Teacher
Tiffany Barnes – Elem. Teacher
The following recommendations for employment were approved
Tracy Standridge – Food Service
Misty Sillavan – Sp. Ed.
Russell Denette – HS English
Jessica Kaplan – HS Art
Joseph Lyle – HS English
Ethan Shaw- HS Band
Kayla Brown – Elem Teacher
Emily McEuen – Elem Teacher
Destiny Bair – Elem Teacher
Thanks for your support for Mayflower School District.