Warren East High School

Site Based Decision Making Council

August 26, 2014

The regular called meeting of the Warren East High School Site Based Decision Making Council was held August 26, 2014 in the principal’s office.

  1. Calling the Meeting to Order

Ms. Nicole Clark called the meeting to order at 4:30 pm

Members present: Nicole Clark, Johnathan Cline, Kate Hendrix, Tabatha Nunn, and Amy Stillwell.

Members Absent:  Jennifer Cooper, Don Holland (left at 4:28) and Kimberly Wardlow

Guests: Ms. Drew Couch and Mr. Adam Spinks

  1. Opening Business
  1. Agenda Approval:  Following discussion and review the agenda was approved by consensus.
  2. Minutes of the July 31, 2014 regular called meeting: Minutes were approved by consensus.
  3. Good News
  1. Ms. Clark is pleased to announce that our ACT scores improved .6 over last year.  
  2. Ms. Clark noted that the school raised almost $300 for ALS thru the Ice Bucket Challenge.
  3. Ms. Clark also mentioned that 369 students earned over 900 college credit hours of Dual Credit last year.  
  4. Ms. Stillwell noted that the Girls Soccer team has won 3 of its first 4 matches.
  1.  Public Comment:  None

  1. Miscellaneous
  1. Renovation Update:  Ms. Clark updated the council on the renovation process.  She noted that the floor tiles in the front hallway will be put in over several nights and weekends to not interrupt learning.  She also noted that she thinks students and staff are handling the renovation well.

  1. Policy/Procedures:
  1. Student Handbook:  After discussion and review the 2014-2015 Warren East High student handbook was approved by consensus. See handout A.
  2. Faculty Handbook:  After discussion and review the 2014 – 2015 Warren East High faculty handbook was approved by consensus.  See handout B.

  1. Budget
  1. School Activity accounts were reviewed by the council.  See handout C.
  2. SBDM Budget was presented and reviewed by the council. See handout D.
  3. Fundraisers/Field Trips:  After review and discussion submitted fundraisers and field trips were approved by consensus.  See handouts E and F.

  1. Instructional
  1. Classes Over Cap:  Ms. Clark handed out the list of classes that are over thirty one students.  Ms. Hendrix addressed some concerns she had heard from some concerned faculty.  After review and discussion the classes over capacity was approved by consensus. See handout G.

  1. Personnel:
  1. Consultation for purpose of filling vacant position.
  2. Ms. Clark made the motion pursuant to the provisions of KRS 61.801(1)(f) that the council go into closed session for discussion which might lead to the appointment of needed employees.  Motion was approved by consensus at 5:12 pm.
  3. The council came back into open session at 5:24 pm.
  4. Ms. Clark informed the council that Victoria Duncan will be recommended to the  superintendent to be employed as an FMD Instructional Aide for the 2014 – 2015 school year.
  5. Ms. Clark informed the council that Tonya Graham will be recommended to the  superintendent to be employed as a Secretary for the 2014 – 2015 school year.
  6. Ms. Clark informed the council that Gary Strain will be recommended to the superintendent to be employed as a Special Education Teacher for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

Next Meeting

The next meeting of the WEHS SBDM Council will be held on September 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm in the Principal’s Office.  This will be a regular meeting.

Motion to Adjourn

Meeting was adjourned at 5:25 pm by consensus.

Respectfully Submitted,

Matthew D. Bastin