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School Board Highlights

from the January 27, 2009 business meeting of the Uintah School District Board of Education

 

 

Recognition of Outstanding Employee – Pat Bingham:  Pat Bingham, School Nurse, was recognized and thanked for her compassion and dedication to the students of Uintah School District.

 

Recognition of Title I School Award Recipient – Ashley Elementary:  Recently the State Office of Education honored Ashley Elementary with the Utah Title I High Performing School Award.  Ashley was one of the 56 schools in Utah recognized for academic success by meeting federal testing goals for at least two consecutive years, and achieving at or above the state level on language arts and math tests.

 

Approval of Uintah Schools Foundation Funding Request:  A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve $10,000 from Capital Outlay for the Uintah Schools Foundation.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of 2009-2010 Vernal Elementary School Boundaries:  A motion was made by Dr. Rodney Anderson to approve the boundary change for the 2009-2010 school year as follows: Jensen students currently being bused to Naples Elementary will now be bused to Davis Elementary.  Allen Huber seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of New Policy 009.0500 The Sale of Food & Beverages in Schools(2nd Reading)  A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve Policy 009.0500 on second reading as presented with the noted corrections and changes.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Age Restriction for Employment:  Superintendent Charlie Nelson informed Board members that the age restriction for employment with Uintah School District is now as follows:  Age 21 and above to work with secondary students, exception for Sweepers and Part-time Food Service Workers.  Age 18 and above to work with elementary age students. 

 

Approval of Eagle View Elementary Software Purchase:  A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve the request from Eagle View Elementary to purchase SuccessMaker software in the amount of $50,000.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of 2009-2010 District Calendar:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe to approve Calendar “A” for the 2009-2010 school year.  Allen Huber seconded the motion. Those in favor:  Allen Huber, JoAnn Cowan, Scott Ruppe, and Perry Taylor.  Those opposed:  Dr. Rodney Anderson; motion carried.  (The first day of school will be Wednesday, August 26, 2009; the last day of school will be Friday, May 28, 2010.)

 

Approval of Special Education Policies & Procedures:  A motion was made by Allen Huber to approve the Uintah School District Special Education Policies and Procedures as presented.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

PersonnelAppointment of Personnel:  The following individuals were approved for appointment by the Uintah School District Board of Education:

Paula Cohrs, Part-time Food Services Worker, Naples

Julie Becroft, Teaching Assistant, Discovery

Brittany Pardue, Part-time Teaching Assistant, Ashley

Shannon Fleetwood, Part-time Teaching Assistant, Ashley

Brittany Schlosser, Connections, Ashley

Lori Lovato, Connections, Ashley

Elisa Vredeveld, Teacher, Lapoint

Katie Torres, Teaching Assistant, Discovery

Laween Billmire, Teacher, Eagle View

Ginny Dunbar, Part-time Reading Tutor, Maeser

Suzette McFarland, Part-time Music Specialist, Ashley

Camille Hallum, Part-time Computer Specialist, Ashley

Sabrina Deppe, Part-time Food Services Worker, UHS

Lisa Deyca, Part-time Food Services Worker, VMS

Angela Huber, Connections, Lapoint

Mary Matthews, Night Custodian, UHS

Robyn Lyman, Connections, Lapoint

Derrick Hadlock, Computer Specialist & Connections Specialist, Eagle View

Maylee Mountain, Art Specialist, Eagle View

Deborah Harp, Building Use Supervisor, Naples

Karen Redden, Building Use Supervisor, Maeser

Pennie Jackson, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, Maeser

Mindy Deets, Half-time Counselor, AVEC

 

Resignation of Personnel:  Letters of resignation have been received from the following:

Joan Hopp, Teaching Assistant, Maeser – effective Jan. 22, 2009

Pamela Webster, Sweeper, UHS – effective Jan. 23, 2009

Lisa Reynolds, YIC Mentor, Lapoint & VMS – effective Jan. 30, 2009

Mindy Deets, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, UHS – effective Jan. 23, 2009