LCSD Board Minutes 10/24/2022
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
DATE: October 24, 2022
TIME: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Hybrid Meeting (in-person at District Learning Center and online)
PRESENT: Brad Wilson, Kim Thorpe, Jeff Fehr, Barb Polley, Erik Nelson, Stephanie Fuller, Jamie Pancho, Tiffany Viall, Bo Charlton, Bryon Lewellen, Jordan Reed, Camden Jones, Dia Galvan, Karen Stanfield, Katelyn Stanfield, Diana Mendoza, Catherine Martinez, Eva Marron, Briceida Gonzalez, Jody Petersen, Krystina Nelson, Amber Corrigan, Tammy Williams, Armando Davila, and Georgia Mashayekh
AGENDA ITEMS / PUBLIC COMMENTS
- Call to order
Kim Thorpe called the meeting to order at 6:00pm.
- Public Comments or Request on Non-agenda Items
There were no public comments.
- Approval of Agenda
- Approval of Minutes – October 10, 2022
- Payables & Payroll
- Approval of Highly Capable Grant
- Approval of Chelan/Manson Wrestling Co-Op
Barb moved and Jeff seconded a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented; motion carried.
- Todos United
Officers Catherine, Diana, and Eva shared a presentation about what Todos United stands for, what they do as a club, events, celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, community service opportunities, and celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Brad and the Board asked several questions and thanked the club for their involvement at all of the schools and the community.
- Athletics – Ryan McKelvie
Ryan shared a presentation with information about fall participation numbers in comparison to last year, fall season summary for each of the sports, and winter sports.
The fall sports teams are in the playoffs at this time.
Brad celebrated Nigel Hunter for the Chelan County Sheriff’s positive student driver program. They were in the parking lot ticketing students for driving safely. Students then turn in their tickets at the front desk to put their names into a raffle.
- New Staff Introductions
Byron Lewellen is teaching elementary PE at MOE. He shared that he grew up in Everett and came to Chelan with his new wife Abby Phelps.
Camden Jones is teaching 6th grade at CMS. He has worked in a USDA research lab, as a ski lift operator and instructor, with US Fish and Wildlife Management, then went back to school for a master’s in teaching.
Jordan Reed was a paraeducator in the ELL (English Language Learners) department in Sedro Woolly School District prior to moving to the valley. He is covering for a leave of absence as a HS English teacher at CHS and has taken on a couple of ELL classes also.
- Entry Plan Report
Brad shared what he has been able to do in his first hundred days on the job as Superintendent with a presentation. He covered Safety & Security, Leadership Support, Financial Soundness, Facilities, Strategic Planning and a to-do list.
- LCSD Rebranding Project Update
Brad has been working with a local marketing team on a consistent brand logo for the district. He has come up with three different options that he would like to get the students involved in final decision. The Board agreed that it would be great to have the staff, students, and parents have an opportunity to weigh-in on the new design.
- WSSDA Conference Planning
Brad and the Board reviewed the schedule of the annual WSSDA (WA State School Directors Assoc.) Conference in November.
- Enrollment and Financial Reports – Bo Charlton
Bo shared a presentation with enrollment and financial reports.
The enrollment numbers are good with 30 FTE students over the budget.
BOARD POLICIES / ACTION ITEMS
- BP 3241 Procedure – Student Discipline (3rd reading)
Erik moved and Barb seconded a motion to approve the updates to BP 3241 Procedure as presented; motion carried.
- BP 5001 – Hiring of Retired School Employees (2nd reading)
Jeff moved and Erik seconded a motion to approve the updates to BP 5011 as presented; motion carried.
- To discuss the qualifications of an applicant for public employment and/or review the performance of a public employee with no action to be taken. RCW42.30.110.
Kim moved the Board to Executive Session at 7:05 pm for approximately 15 minutes to discuss the qualifications of an applicant for public employment and/or review the performance of a public employee with no action to be taken.
Kim Thorpe reconvened the board to regular session and adjourned the meeting at 7:20 pm.
Kim Thorpe, Board Chair Brad Wilson, Superintendent