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Regular Meeting of the
Board of Education of the County of Roane

September 12, 2019

6:00 pm @ Roane County High School, Spencer, WV

This agenda is available to the public upon request at any time during regular business hours preceding the upcoming Roane County Board of Education meeting. Public participation and attendance are welcomed and encouraged. This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the County School System's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in agenda item, "Presentations." Speakers are asked to express themselves in a civil manner, with due respect for the dignity and privacy of others who may be affected by your comments. While it is not our intent to stifle public comment, speakers should be aware that if your statements violate the rights of others under the law of defamation or invasion of privacy, you may be held legally responsible. If you are unsure of the legal ramifications of what you are about to say, we urge you to consult first with your legal advisor. The Board reserves the right to amend this agenda with emergency personnel/financial matters which may arise after publication.

  1. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Department Update: Curriculum & Instructional Support
    3. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update regarding Student Expulsion #20190606A
    2. Update regarding Student Expulsion #20190606B
    3. Enrollment and Student Achievement
      1. 2019-20 Enrollment to Date
      2. 2018-19 Balanced Scorecards
      3. 2018-19 Student Achievement Data
    4. Board and Superintendent Goals for 2019-20
    5. Proposal to Create Extracurricular Assignments
      1. Social Media Coordinator (school-based at all 5 schools)
      2. Robotics Sponsor(s) (RCHS)
    6. Proposal to Create Additional Cook Positions for 2019-20 School Year
      1. Cook II, Roane County High School
      2. Cook II, Spencer Middle School
  3. Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following consent agenda, as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Board Meeting on August 22, 2019 and Special Board Meeting on August 29, 2019
    2. Financial
      1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
      2. Payments of bills as submitted; pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting
      3. Financial Reports
    3. Policies
      1. Policy 511 - Employment of Substitutes (Third Reading and Adoption)
      2. Policy 227.1 - Parent and Family Engagement (annual review and readoption)
    4. Contracts
      1. AIA B221 - Service Order with Thrasher Group for Planning Study for New Spencer Middle School
      2. AIA B221 - Service Order with Thrasher Group for Planning Study for Safe Schools Entrances
      3. Roof Repair and Improvements to Roane County Schools Change Order #5 for $6,710
      4. Roof Repair and Improvements to Roane County Schools Change Order #6 for $14,950
      5. Personal Transportation for services-1 student
    5. Student Transfers
      1. 1 Student from Kanawha County Schools to Roane County High School, pending approval from Kanawha County Schools
    6. Fieldtrips
      1. RCHS FFA to Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV for Fall Leadership Conference on 9/26/19-9/27/19 by County Bus
      2. RCHS FFA to Ohio Farm Science Review in London, Ohio on 9/19/19 by County Bus
      3. RCHS FFA to WVU, Morgantown for Fall career Development Event on 9/10/19-9/11/19, by County Bus
    7. Volunteers
      1. Spencer Elementary School
        1. Carey Elkins and Linda Ramsey
      2. Spencer Middle School
        1. Robert Mertz
      3. Geary Elementary Middle School
        1. Kellie Rose, Bridgette Bragg, Tina Mace, Tina Snodgrass, Christian Hammonds, Kristie Gray, Ivy Carper and Jessica Helmick
      4. Walton Elementary Middle School
        1. Ronnie Seabolt, Brenda Seabolt, Kailyn Morris,Joe Reed, Vickie Reed, Jennifer Cox, Dana Taylor, Amy Mace, Brandy Blackwell, Sarah Wright, Miranda Reed, Linda Bode, Leo Bode, Kim Smith, Keisha Brown, Shelly Osborne, Andy Osborne, Sheena Anders, Angela Joness, Brittani Steele, Mildred Sheets, LeeAnn McCumbers, Angela Barrett, Elisha Teel, Heather Parsons, Tammy Stricklen, Kathern Craft, Danialle Witt, Samara Tallman, Tara Anderson, Pamela Kyle, Jennifer Thurman, Makala Elmore, Rodney Cox, Billy Cottrell, Tiffany Shafer, Sarah Cottrell, Melinda Parsons, Amanda Nichols, Peggy Paxton, Sallie Spinks, Billie Huffman, Larry Huffman, Brandy Gentry, Nick Carpenter, Cassie Patton, Kahty Craft, Michelle Bailey and Madison Raines
      5. Roane County High School
        1. Sarah Greathouse, Teresa Harper, Diann May, Jerry Rhodes, Patricia Smith, Jill Taylor and Amanda Mitchell
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Hunt, Lola - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 26, 2019
      2. Painter, Myra - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 28, 2019
      3. Jurkovich, Regina - Math Field Day Sponsor (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective August 29, 2019
      4. Harper, Erika - Math Field Day Sponsor (Spencer Elementary School), effective September 10, 2019
      5. Myers, Jennifer - Substitute secretary (RCS - Substitutes), effective September 11, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Patton, Lori - Accountant II / Secretary II (Spencer Elementary School), effective September 13, 2019
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Huffman, Deborah - Accountant II / Secretary II (Geary Elementary / Middle School) to Accountant II / Secretary II (Roane County High School), effective September 13, 2019
      2. Strickland, Amanda - Accountant II / Secretary II (Spencer Elementary School) to Accountant II / Secretary II (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 13, 2019
      3. Mullen, Richard - Bus Operator (Bus #20) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #24) (RCS - Operations), effective September 13, 2019
      4. Starcher, Warren - Bus Operator (Bus #56) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #20) (RCS - Operations), effective September 13, 2019
    4. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Vaughan, Brittney - Teacher / Kindergarten (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective December 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020, Maternity Leave
      2. Stepp, Rachel - Teacher / 2nd Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective February 17, 2020 to June 30, 2020, Maternity leave
    5. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Casto, Bridgette - Prom Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective September 13, 2019
      2. Wright, Deborah - Mentor for Accountant II / Executive Secretary (RCS - Central Office), effective September 13, 2019
      3. Carpenter, Dennis - Assistant Coach, Girls Basketball (Spencer Middle School), effective September 13, 2019
      4. Gray, John - Senior Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective September 13, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks