Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

October 14, 2014



MSBA Monthly Video:  The Board viewed the MSBA monthly video


Closed Session:  A closed session was held for discussion of personnel and a student matter.


Motivational Writing:  Jacie Judd, a Minnie Cline student, read a motivational writing that she wrote.


Staff Recognition: 

·         Linda Olson and Karla Burnett were recognized by the Board for their work well beyond the call of duty for a special ed. paraprofessional. 


·         Minnie Cline food service staff of Nancy Hueser, Tammy Burns, Connie Morey, Linda Schmidt, Karen Lundy, Helen Bruce, and Melissa Roberts for implementing changes in the food service program to better accommodate students and staff.


Class Recognition: Mrs. Musser’s 4th grade class at Helena conducted a book drive this fall.  They gave an overview to the Board on how they did this. 


Classified Staff Employment:   The Board employed Jason Boyer as a District Maintenance person.


Retirement:  The Board accepted the retirement letters of nurse, Cindy Phillips, effective January 31, 2015 and middle school teacher, Shirley Catlett, at the end of the school year.


Substitute Teacher Employment:  The Board employed, Gary Hurst, Spencer Ernst, Shelley Morgan

and Anne Davies as substitute teachers.


After School Child Care Employment: The Board employed Kailey Harden to assist with after school child care


Red Ribbon Week Proclamation: Proclamations were signed by the Board of Education and will be sent to each building in the district to recognize “Red Ribbon Week” October 23-31, 2014. 

Adoption of Policy JHCD: The Board adopted policy JHCD.

Adoption of Job Descriptions:  The Board adopted the job descriptions for the Assistant Superintendent, Technology Director and Assistant Technology Director.

Posting of Job Description:  The Board approved the posting (1st reading) of a job description for the Accounts Payable position.

Board Reports:  The Board accepted reports on “Investment of Idle Funds and Parents as Teachers.


Consolidated School Improvement Plans:  The Board accepted the school improvement reports for the High School and Middle School.


Missouri State Performance Plan for Special Ed.:  The Board accepted the plan as presented.


Second Closed Session:  A second closed session was held for discussion of a student matter.