PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING April 11, 2016.

 

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, April 11, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting April 6, 2016

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, April 11, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.      To receive information concerning contracts, resignations and leaves;

2.      To consider adopting a calendar for the 2016-2017 school year;

3.      To approve summer FEED program.

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Don Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, James C. Burrell, Cullen Kovac, Todd Smith, and Sam Ashley

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Julie Linson

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Billy Wilhite, and Joanna Beard.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Sam Ashley, to approve the circulated minutes of the Regular Board meeting of March 7, 2016.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

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 agenda.

There were two new items added to the original agenda.

 

1.      To consider a support employee stipend.

2.      To accept a Title I grant involving Delta WorkReady Academy.

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith to add two new items to the agenda.

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

There was no information concerning contracts, resignations and leaves.

                         

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to adopt a calendar for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL CALENDAR

2016 – 2017 SCHOOL YEAR

 

DATE

DAY OF WEEK

DESCRIPTION

August 18, 2016

Thursday

Teacher Report – Lingo Center

August 19, 2016

Friday

Teacher Professional Development

August 22, 2016

Monday

Students Report – Early Dismissal

August 23, 2016

Tuesday

First Full Day of School

September 5, 2016

Monday

Labor Day Holiday

October 6,7, &10, 2016

Thursday,Friday, Monday

Fall Break

October 28, 2016

Friday

Last day of 1st 9 weeks

October 31, 2016

Monday

Teacher Professional Development/No students

November 21-25, 2016

Monday-Friday

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 21, 2016

Wednesday

Christmas Early Dismissal                        

January 6, 2017

Friday

Teachers Return/Professional Development Day

January 9, 2017

Monday

Students Return

January 16, 2017

Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday

January 17, 2017

Tuesday

Last Day of Fall Semester

January 18, 2017

Wednesday

First Day of Second Semester

February 20, 2017

Monday

Presidents Holiday

March 17, 2017

Friday

Last day of 3rd 9 weeks

March 20, 2017

Monday

Teacher PD/ No students

March 27-31, 2017

Monday-Friday

Spring Break

April 14 & 17, 2017

Friday and Monday

Easter Break

May 26, 2017

Friday

Last Student Day

May 29, 2017

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday

May 30, 2017

Tuesday

Teacher Work Day

May 31, 2017

Wednesday

Final Report Cards

 

FALL SEMESTER:                    August 24, 2016 – January 17, 2017                  83.5 Days

SPRING SEMESTER:               January 18, 2017 – May 26, 2017                      84 Days

TEACHER DAYS:                     August 18, 2016 – May 31, 2017                        173 Days         

STUDENT DAYS:                     August 24, 2016 – May 26, 2017                        167.5 Days

 

 

DATES

REPORT CARD

DAYS

1

Aug. 24, 2016 – Oct. 26, 2016

November 2, 2016

44

2

Oct. 27, 2016 – Jan. 17, 2017

Jan. 23, 2017

39.5

3

Jan. 18, 2017 – Mar. 17, 2017

Mar. 22, 2017

42

4

Mar. 21, 2017 – May 26, 2017

May 31, 2017

42

 

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve summer FEED program.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith to approve a support employee stipend.

 

                         9 month support          $250

                        10 month support          $278

                        11 month support          $306

                        12 month support          $333

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac to act as lead fiscal agency for a Title I grant involving Delta WorkReady Academy.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Julie Linson

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Cullen Kovac, J. Kelly Coleman, and Don Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     Julie Linson.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

_____________________________                ____________________________

J. Kelly Coleman, President                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                 West Carroll Parish School Board