PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, May 2, 2011.

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, met in a regular session at its regular meeting place, the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, in Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting May 2, 2011

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, May 2, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.             To consider substitutes, leaves, resignations, and vacancies;

2.             To consider the approval of the Summer Feed Program;

3.             To consider the approval of the 2011-2012 Pupil Progression Committee;

4.             To consider adopting a calendar for the 2011-2012 school year;

5.            To consider an executive session to discuss the Department of Justice visit on April 19 & 20 and the possible implications.

 

Jerry Gathings led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, Kathy McAllister, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, Raymond Desselle, and Jerry Gathings.

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:    Kent Davis, Betty Freeman, Sheri Pippin, Toney Grimes, Eric Grimes, Perry Brantley, Melanie Schrock, Carolyn Guchereau, Eddie Guchereau, Mark Bowman, Joanna Beard, Betty Wink, Jeanna Womack, Charlotte Hamilton, Deanna Smith, Jack Libby Richie Strong, Angela Johnson, and Janice Easterling.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of April 4, 2011, as circulated.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Jerry Gathings, and Raymond Desselle.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

The Parish Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, was duly convened as the governing authority of the parish for school purposes by the Honorable J. Kelly Coleman, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

President J. Kelly Coleman asked if there were any changes to the original agenda.  

 

Kent Davis stated that on Item # 3, there is to be one parent change.  Bobbie Carr will replace Laura Donohue.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the following substitutes and resignations.

 

RESIGNATIONS:

 

Debbie Allen, Educational Diagnostician, effective June 7, 2011.

 

SUBSTITUTES: Ron Ellkins, substitute teacher, recommended by Steve Harris.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, Raymond Desselle, and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to approve the participation in the Summer Feeding Program that will be held at Oak Grove Elementary Cafeteria.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Jerry Gathings, Kathy McAllister, J. T. Martin, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin to approve the following 2010-2011 Pupil Progression Committee Members:

 

EHS: Eddie Guchereau, Martha Simms, Penny Hale

KHS: Truman Smith, Brandon Smith, Mickey Whitney Hudolin

OGE: Joanna Beard, Susan Sims, Tammy Gunter

GES: Perry Kelly, Jamie Barnett

FHS: Steve Harris, Karen Johnson, Lisa Smith

OGHS: Emily Bradley, Tonya Berthelot

 

Central Office/Other: Belinda Chop, Mark Bowman, Chris Elms, Richie Strong, Debbie Taylor, Sherry Hillman, Charles Holley

 

Parent/Community: Tammy Hartley, Rachel Layton, Bobbie Carr, Moses Craft, Melba Reemes, Carmita Thompson, James Barnes, Sherry Pippin, Heather Madden

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Kathy McAllister, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, and Raymond Desselle

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion seconded by Raymond Desselle to approve the 2011-2012 school calendar.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Johnny Smith made a motion seconded by Jerry Gathings to enter into executive session at 6:37.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Kathy McAllister, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, and Raymond Desselle.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle to reconvene into regular session at 8:00 p.m.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Raymond Desselle Johnny Smith, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Adjournment was at 8:00 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President

West Carroll Parish School Board

 

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Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board