LCSD Board Minutes 12/12/2022

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

MINUTES

                                                                                                                                                                                               

DATE: December 12, 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, Jess Poland, Piper Grossberg, Erin Morin, Jamie Pancho, Brian Wood, Scott Granger, Terry Sanders, Kirk Marshlain, Tiffany Viall, Todd Hausman, 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.

 

CONSENT AGENDA             

Barb moved and Erik seconded a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented; motion carried.

 

REPORTS

  • FBLA – Students

Piper Grossberg shared a presentation about the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Club, membership numbers, upcoming competitions, and what events they usually do each year.  There has been 100% growth in membership this year.

  • Teaching & Learning – Tiffany Viall

Tiffany shared a presentation explaining the curriculum adoption process for math, who is on the math curriculum adoption committee and what timeline they are working on.  The presentation also has

student data from the Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (TBIP) at each grade level from last year. Tiffany explained the multilingual learner instructional support in LCSD.

  • Student & Services & Inclusion – Kirk Marshlain

Kirk shared a presentation covering the big picture of MTSS (Multi-tiered Systems of Support) and Student Intervention Teams. These systems and processes look different at each building and at each grade level.  Kirk and Student Intervention Teams are reviewing data at all buildings to create an MTSS Handbook for common procedures across the district.

 

UPDATES              

CMS – Brian Wood

  • MS Boys’ Basketball is wrapping up this week. Girls’ basketball and wrestling will start up in January.
  • The CMS leadership is changing some of the annual Reindeer games for more inclusion this year.
  • ELA (English Language Arts) teachers are using Amplify curriculum and students are moving forward.
  • CMS attendance board meets weekly to review student data and finding ways to help students be successful.

CHS – Jamie Pancho

  • Busy with athletics and concerts this week.
  • Family input night last week allowed the families to have deep conversations about CHS programs and classes.
  • Celebrations for FFA students placing in several competitions.
  • Culinary arts program is growing with cooking classes and catering opportunities.

CSI – Terry Sanders

  • Celebrations include 90% attendance rate for Nov. and Dec., two students earned new internships this past week and family input night allowed for deep discussion about internship opportunities.
  • Staff attended Restorative Justice training last week. There is a lot of learning that happens in the Restorative Justice process. Terry and staff will continue the use restorative justice for conflict resolution.
  • New signage for the CSI building is being worked on.
  • Coyotes Care program is going well, and students are engaged in the character building.
  • A WVC (Wenatchee Valley College) representative came to present some of their curriculum and programs.
  • A representative from the IBEW (Int’l. Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) will be coming to visit so that students can learn more about becoming electricians.

MOE & Holden Village – Erin Morin

  • Family Input night was held on 12/5 and allowed opportunity for deeper conversation about parent perspectives and wants. There was a feedback form with questions for parents.
  • 12 students have withdrawn from MOE, with several families moving to more affordable housing in Entiat.
  • Winter concerts this week in the Community Gym. There will be an all-school sing along on 12/16.
  • MOE staff will be making visits to Zillah and Eastmont schools to learn how they are serving EL students.
  • 5th Grade Leadership team is off to a good start. There were so many students interested that they had to apply for the team with an application. Since not everyone could be on the 12-person team, there were enough applicants to create a Kindness Club and a Helping Club so that students can learn new leadership skills.
  • Currently there are 7 students at Holden Village Community School with one teacher and several substitutes in the village. Erin will visit the village in January.

 

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT              

  • Celebrations

Brad thanked the MOE recess paras who help all the students during their time outside in the elements every day!!

He also thanked all of the MOE paras who help kids get ready for recess and cover crossing guard duty in the elements.

  • Communications Update

Brad shared a presentation with information with celebrations and communication targets.

He talked about social media statistics, website communications, monthly newsletter, daily bulletins, weekly notifications at MOE, KOZI radio on Wednesdays, press releases, printed newsletter, and events/meetings/outreach with interpretation.

 

BOARD POLICIES / ACTION ITEMS

  • Annual Organization of the Board: Elections
  • Board President – Kim Thorpe
  • Board Vice-President – Stephanie Fuller
  • WSSDA Legislative Representative – Stephanie Fuller
  • WIAA Representative – Erik Nelson

Jeff moved and Barb Seconded a motion to approve the change in Board organization; motion carried.

Brad shared some details and planned training for opioid related overdose protocol in LCSD.

Erik moved and Barb seconded a motion to approve the BP 3424 & Procedure as presented; motion carried.

Kim shared that there were 85 students at the WSSDA conference and how the LCSD Board would like to add students to governing board. There was much discussion about the number of students and if there should be an advisory board that meets with representatives attending board meetings. There was a suggestion of Jamie and Brian putting the idea of an advisory board to see how many students may be interested prior to changing the policy and procedure. The Board also suggested reviewing policies from other districts that have students on their boards.  Brad will move forward with more research.

There was a small addition to the reporting process.

Jeff moved and Barb seconded a motion to approve the updates to BP4311 Procedure; motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • 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 7:53 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.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Kim Thorpe reconvened the board to regular session and adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm.

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Kim Thorpe, Board Chair                                                                    Brad Wilson, Superintendent

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