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School Board Highlights

from the September 30, 2008 business meeting of the Uintah School District Board of Education

 

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Recognition of Gregg StensgardGregg Stensgard, teacher at Uintah High School, just returned from Perm, Russia where he competed in the World Championship Wrestling.  He came back as the Bronze Medal Veteran World Champion in Greco Wrestling.  Gregg shared some of his experiences with members of the Board of Education and patrons present.  Congratulations Gregg.

 

Proposed New Policy 009.0400 Dietary Services for Children with Food Allergies and Other Special Dietary Needs:  (1st Reading)  A motion was made by Shane Frost to table approval of Policy 009.0400 until Risk Management has had an opportunity to review the policy.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Creation of Educator Evaluation Committee:  A motion was made by Shane Frost to approve the recommendation to appoint 3 teachers, 3 parents, and 3 administrators to the Uintah School District Educator Evaluation Committee.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Scott Ruppe to approve the appointment of Gina Wiseman, Pennie Jackson, and KayLynn Barton to serve as the parent representatives on the Uintah School District Educator Evaluation Committee.  Perry Taylor seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Perry Taylor to approve the appointment of Marianne Evans, Paulette Goodwin, and Ashley Dailey to serve as the teacher representatives on the Uintah School District Educator Evaluation Committee.  Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of Policy 007.0115 Student Enrollment Options:  (1st & 2nd Reading)  A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve Policy 007.0115 as presented on first and second reading.  Shane Frost seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

Approval of Uintah School District Enrollment Options for 2009-2010 School Year:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe, seconded by JoAnn Cowan, carrying unanimously, that the Uintah School District Board of Education declares all elementary schools closed to boundary change requests for the 09-10 school year due to the probable issue of redrawing the current elementary boundary lines. 

 

Approval of Use of Vernal Middle School Capital Outlay Funds:  A motion was made by Scott Ruppe to approve $23,700 of capital outlay funds which will be used to purchase furniture and cabinets for Vernal Middle School.  (These funds were carried over from the 2007-2008 fiscal year for Vernal Middle School).  JoAnn Cowan seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.

 

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

Alison McPherson, Maeser Site Facilitator, Connections

Kimberly Wilson, Band/Music Teacher, VMS

Kelli Smith, Teaching Assistant, Discovery

LaRissa Goodrich, Teaching Assistant, Discovery

Kimberly Washington, Sweeper, Naples

LeAnne Smuin, Food Services Worker, VJH

Daniel Turner, Sweeper, Maeser

Cheryl Tetreault, Teacher, Naples

Robyn Lyman, Specialist, Connections

Sylvia Carrell, Interventions Teacher, Oasis Christian Center

Melanie Thompson, Reading Tutor, Lapoint

Mechelle McLendon, Food Services Worker, VJH

Erika Jenkins, Teaching Assistant, Ashley

Julie Latham, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, Naples

Milie McKell, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, VJH

Vernie Heeney, ESL Teaching Assistant, AVEC

Carrie Lamb, Specialist, Connections

Teri Burns, Reading Tutor, Maeser

Christyna Newton, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, Maeser

Chelsea Stansfield, Asst. Volleyball, UHS

Dan Carner, Kitchen Equipment Repair, Maintenance

 

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

Mandy Moorman, Food Services Worker, VJH – effective Sept. 18, 2008

Suzanne Smuin, Teaching Assistant, Naples – effective August 25, 2008

Milton Valora, Sweeper, VJH – effective Sept. 15, 2008

Nancy Wales, Teaching Assistant, Davis – effective Sept. 24, 2008

Gayla Harvey, School Nurse – effective Oct. 10, 2008

Jennifer Holfeltz, Food Services Worker – effective Sept. 29, 2008

Linda Bartel, Girls’ Basketball Asst. Coach – effective Sept. 29, 2008

 

Transfer of Personnel:  Julene Richards, Teaching Assistant, has been transferred from Naples to Vernal Middle School.