Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, December 14, 2015

6:30 P.M.

 

As required by Section 311, Title 25 of the Oklahoma Statutes, notice is hereby given that Independent School District No. I-007 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Monday, December 14 2015 at 6:30 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room, Middle School Building at 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902.

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE (Call meeting to order and record members present)

 

 

I.          Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 2) to hear from a parent regarding the treatment of her child by the District and possible discussion by the Board after the parent has left regarding her claims where disclosure of the name of the parent or student or other information would violate confidentiality requirement of state and federal law, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to accept or reject any employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or

resignations of any individual salaried public officer or employee, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 307 (B) (1) (7)

 

A.  Motion to convene into Executive Session

            B.  Motion to return to Open Session

            C.  Statement of Minutes of Executive Meeting

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or reject any letters of resignation received

 

II.        Regular Business

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Regular Board Meeting – November 9, 2015

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

            C.  Approve Encumbrances, Warrants, Payroll Warrants, and Change Orders

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve request for transfer of $90.00 from the Little League to the Quarterback Club

                  Activity Fund

                                                                                               

III.       Public Participation (Policy BED, BED-R)

 

IV.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 09/08/2015

                                                                                                            2016                2015

                                                                                                E.S.        399                  407                                                                                                                M.S.       209                  200

                                                                                                H.S.       238                  203

                                                                                                              846                  810

            B.  December 21 – January 1 – Christmas Break

C.  January 11 – Next Regular Board Meeting, start time 6:00

D. 2013 (fall) Annual Student College Remediation Report

            E.  Superintendent’s Report

                                   

Pocola Public Schools

Regular Meeting Agenda

December 14, 2015

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V.        Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Policy revisions as advised by OSSBA Policy

                                                                        Service for the following policies: (see attached)

                                                                        CKDA: TOBACCO USE PROHIBITED

                                                                        FNCGA: WEAPONS-FREE SCHOOLS

                                                                        BEC: EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

                                                                        CFEA: SALARY DEDUCTIONS

                                                                        DOAC: SUPPORT PERSONNEL

                                                                        EIA-R4: STUDENT RETENTION (REGULATIONS)

                                                                        EIA-R5: MIDYEAR PROMOTION FOURTH GRADE

                                                                        EIED: GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

                                                                        CKC: SAFETY DRILLS

                                                                        GK: USE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY

                                                                        COF: VENDING MACHINES

                                                                        DNA-P: TEACHER PERFORMANCE

                                                                                    EVALUATION PROCEDURES

                                                                        BBB: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

                                                                                    TERM OF OFFICE

BBB-E3: APPLICATION FOR VACANT BOARD

                                                                                    POSITION

                                                                        DNAA: EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE

                                                                                    PERSONNEL

                                                                        DNAA-P: LEADER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                                                                                    PROCEDURES

                                                                        DNA: TEACHER EVALUATION

                                                                        DNA-P: TEACHER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                                                                                    PROCEDURES

                                                                        DMB: PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND

                                                                                    DEVELOPMENT

                                                                        BDFD: HEALTHY AND FIT SCHOOL ADVISORY

                                                                                    COMMITTEE/SAFE SCHOOL COMMITTEE

                                                                                    (Replaces BDFB)

                                                                        FE: OPEN TRANSFER POLICY TRANSFERS AND

                                                                                    ASSIGNMENTS

                                                                        FD: STUDENT RESIDENCY

                                                                        CFB: ACTIVITY FUNDS

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve adoption of the following Board Policy as

                                                                        advised by OSSBA: (see attached)

                                                                        BDFC: SAFE SCHOOL COMMITTEE

                                                                        EKBA: READING SUFFICIENCY TESTING

                                                                        EIAE: PROFICIENCY BASED PROMOTION

                                                                        CFB-R4: EXEMPT FOOD RUNDRAISERS

                                                                        FD-E3: STUDENT RESIDENCY POWER OF

                                                                                    ATTORNEY

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve FY2014-2015 ACE District Remediation

                                                                        Report

Pocola Public Schools

Regular Meeting Agenda

December 14, 2015

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VI.       New Business

Discussion, consideration and possible approval of other new business, if any, which has arisen since posting of the agenda and could not have been anticipated before the time of posting.

 

VII.     Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, December 11, 2015, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance, Middle School Building, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma.

 

The Pocola Public Schools district office lacks an accessible restroom.  Those wishing to attend meetings scheduled at the district office may request that the meeting be moved to an accessible location by contacting Lawrence Barnes, Superintendent, P.O. Box 640, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902, telephone (918) 436-2424