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Jonesboro Community Consolidated School District #43 Board of Education met March 21

By Michael Abella | Jul 13, 2019

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Jonesboro Community Consolidated School District #43 Board of Education met March 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

1. Call the Meeting to Order Roll Call

II. Roll

Roll Call: 

Aye or Absent

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Absent 0

III. Approval of Meeting Agenda

Motion to approve the March 21, 2019 agenda - made by Choate seconded by Johnson.

Roll Call: Aye or Nay or Abstain

Aye Aye

Mrs. Angela Bowen Mr. Daryl Barnhart Mr. Don Choate Mr. Jason Hill Mr. R.W. McAlister Mr. Michael Penninger Mr. Casey Johnson

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

IV. Recognition of Guest, JEA Representatives, and Public Comment

a) JEA representative(s) present and comments:

Mrs. Stephanie Hill and Mrs. Dayna Will present as JEA representatives. Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Will presented school and student updates regarding students and activities. Representatives of the JEA also stated the Association's position of support for the County School Facility Tax.

b) Public Comments:

None

c) Mrs. Jama Eddleman - Beta Club Sponsor

Mrs. Eddleman discussed Beta Club activities and presented planning and fund raising activities to support a proposed trip to the annual National Beta Club Convention in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Administration Reports

Principal Report - Mr. Tom Stark

GENERAL INFORMATION

• Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant- A big thank you to Mrs. Turner for securing the field trip grant through IDNR for our students. The funds will be used for a field trip to the Illinois State Museum and Adams Wildlife Sanctuary in Springfield.

CURRICULUM UPDATES

• Illinois Assessment of Readiness Testing window is March 11-April 26, 2019 Illinois Science Assessment- Grades S and 8 (March 1 - April 30)

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Spring Concert-Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:00P.M. Kindergarten Screening-Thursday, April 11 from 8:00-7:00 P.M. Kids in Technology Showcase- Saturday, April 27* from 8:00-3:00 P.M. (Replaces SIT) gth grade trip-May 9 and 10 Graduation- Friday, May 17 7:00 P.M.

• Superintendent – Dr. Keith Reinhardt

• Dr. Reinhardt presented the purpose of the Illinois State Board of Education's new requirement for completion and submission of first time report - Consolidated District Plan. He conferred how this "plan" will be interlinked in the years ahead with all Federal Title Grants and IDEA Flow Through funds.

VI. Closed Session - Motion to Adjourn to Closed Session for:

• The employment, compensation, or performance of specific employees of the public body 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

• Security and school building safety 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

Motion to adjourn to closed session - made by Hill seconded by Johnson.

Time: 6:47 P.M.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

Motion to re-enter open session – made by Hill seconded by Johnson.

Time of return to open session: 8:42 P.M.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

VII. Consent Agenda a) Approve minutes of previous meeting - February 21, 2019 b) Review and Payment of Bills through March 21, 2019 c) Approve February 2019 Treasurer's Report d) Approve the destruction of executive session recordings older than 18 months after the completion of the meeting recorded.

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda - made by Barnhart seconded by Choate.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

VIII. New Business

a) Consider Approving Jonesboro CCSD#43 Consolidated District Plan

Motion to approve the proposed Jonesboro CCSD #43 Consolidated District Plan - made by Hill seconded by Johnson.

Check if no action was taken.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

b) Consider Accepting Faculty Resignation

Motion to accept third grade teacher Tracy Studer's resignation, effective with the end of the 2018-2019 school calendar - made by Barnhart seconded by Hill.

Check if no action was taken.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

c) Consider Approving District Employment Position Posting(s)

Motion to approve the employment position postings for the following 2019-2020 school year:

• 5th Grade Teacher 3rd Grade Teacher Special Education Teacher

- made by Penninger seconded by Barnhart.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

Check if no action was taken.

IX. President Prerogative and Board Discussion No discussions or comments.

X. Adjournment

Motion to adjourn - made by Johnson seconded by Hill to adjourn.

Time: 8:46 P.M.

Roll Call: 

Aye 7 - Mrs. Angela Bowen, Mr. Daryl Barnhart, Mr. Don Choate, Mr. Jason Hill, Mr. R.W. McAlister, Mr. Michael Penninger and  Mr. Casey Johnson

Nay 0

Absent 0

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