PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, November 7, 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, November 7, 2011 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting November 7, 2011

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, November 7, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

  2. To consider school and district performance scores;

  3. To consider the approval of contracts; and

  4. To consider a request for a Sabbatical Medial Leave.

 

Jerry Gathings led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richie Strong, Mark Bowman, Joanna Beard, Nick Dooley, Jerry Harper, Angela Johnson, Janice T. Easterling, and Kent Davis.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of October 3, 2011 as circulated.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

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 the following needed to be added to the original agenda for approval:

 

ADD TO ITEM #1:

 

SUBSTITUTES:

 

Crystal Thomas, teacher, recommended by Eddie Guchereau

Bridgett Fuller, teacher, recommended by Eddie Guchereau

 

ADD TO ITEM # 5:

 

 To approve a Resolution providing for canvassing the returns and declaring the result of the special election held in West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, October 22, 2011.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by, Raymond Desselle, to accept the addendum to the original agenda for approval.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by, J. T. Martin to approve the following Substitutes, Leaves and Resignations.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER:

 

Heather Gutherie, substitute teacher recommended by Joanna Beard

Crystal Thomas, teacher, recommended by Eddie Guchereau

Bridgett Fuller, teacher, recommended by Eddie Guchereau

 

RESIGNTIONS:

 

Elizabeth Jones, EHS Title I Teacher=s Aide, effective October 11, 2011

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

The school and district performance scores were received by the board members.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the following contract:

 

Laura Donohue, Title 1 Teacher Aide at EHS beginning October 12, 2011, and ending May 18, 2012

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve a request for a Sabbatical Medical Leave for Angela McAlpin, teacher at KHS.  This sabbatical medical leave is for the second semester of this school year.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the Resolution providing for canvassing the returns and declaring the result of the special election held in West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, October 22, 2011.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Adjournment was at 6:47 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