From: Shelly Massey
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Subject: 11.11.08 board highlights.doc

School Board Highlights

From the November 11, 2008 business meeting of the Uintah School District Board of Education

 

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Approval of Comprehensive Guidance PlanA motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve the Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling plans as presented.  Shane Frost seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Adoption of CUSAP ReportA motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to adopt the Consolidated Utah Achievement Plan (CUSAP) as presented.  Perry Taylor seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of Human Sexuality Curriculum:  A motion was made by Perry Taylor to approve the Human Sexuality Curriculum as presented for use in the Uintah School District.  Shane Frost seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Discussion on Board Budget Priorities:  A discussion was held giving direction for District Administration to begin building the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

 

Employee Bonus:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe, seconded by Shane Frost, carrying unanimously, approving payment of a bonus in the net amount of $125.00 to contract employees working 20 hours or more per week.  Non-contract employees working at least 40 hours during the month of October, and up to 78 hours per month, will receive a net amount of $75.00.  The Business Office will determine when the bonus will be paid, which will be before payday in December.  The bonus will be a separate payroll run and paid through direct deposit.

 

UHSAA Board of Trustees Elections for 2009:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe that Uintah School District does not support the proposal by Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) to decrease the number of athletic contests.  Shane Frost seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Discussion on State Education Reform:  Superintendent Charlie Nelson led a discussion regarding State Education reform.  According to Superintendent Nelson, the reforms previously sponsored by Governor John Huntsman are being reconsidered.

 

Approval of Additional Custodian:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe to approve the request to hire one additional full-time custodian for extra-curricular activities at the high school.  This position will be paid from recreation funds.  Shane Frost seconded the motion.  Those in favor:  Scott Ruppe, Shane Frost, JoAnn Cowan, and Dr. Rodney Anderson.  Those opposed:  Perry Taylor; motion carried

 

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

Angela Redmond, Food Services Worker

Marianne Shaheen, Home School Supervising Teacher, AVEC

Deborah Harp, CTE Teacher, VJH

Neyca Ireland, Reading Tutor, Davis

Michael Parkes, Teacher, VJH

Evette Hadlock, Teaching Assistant, Eagle View

Shanna Wheeler, Registered Nurse

Cami Cook, Registered Nurse

Becky Harrison, Sweeper, Naples

Emily Arnold, Connections, Ashley

Rebecca Rampton, Connections, Ashley

David Ahrnsbrak, Visual Arts Teacher, Maeser

Roberta Poglajen, Asst. Volleyball

 

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

Toni Evans, Food Services Worker, VMS – effective October 8, 2008

Nancy Domgaard, Teaching Assistant, Eagle View – effective October 29, 2008

Julie Michaelson, Sweeper, Eagle View – effective November 3, 2008

Jennie Laws, Sweeper, Eagle View – effective November 3, 2008

Teresa Bradley, Connections, Maeser – effective November 5, 2008

Heather Smuin, Preschool – effective November 5, 2008

Cheryl Tetreault, Teacher, Naples – effective November 14, 2008

Paul Hendrickson, Asst. Boys’ Tennis Coach – effective November 1, 2008

 

 

 

 

FYI:  The November 25, 2008 business meeting of the Uintah School District Board of Education has been canceled.  The school visit to Ashley Valley Education Center will be rescheduled.