Savannah R-III School District

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Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

January 12, 2016


Staff Recognition:  Malone Davis was recognized for her good work ethic and willingness to help in special situations in cleaning at the Early Ed. Center, the Alternative Classroom and the old Middle School gym. 

Classified Staff Employment: The Board employed Brandon Vessar and Mateo Enriquez as Minnie Cline Custodians and Amber Sage as a Minnie Cline Paraprofessional.                           

Certified Staff Employment:  The Board employed Chad Dreyer and the High School Athletic & Activities Director/Assistant Principal.

Classified Staff Resignation:  The Board accepted the resignation of Hugh McFaden as a Minnie Cline Custodian. 

Certified Staff Resignation:  The Board accepted Joy Conn as a Diagnostician and Lori Haselwood as a Middle School Science Teacher and Katie Barbosa as an Amazonia Special Ed. Teacher at the end of their contract years.

Certified Staff Retirement:  The Board accepted the following certified staff retirements at the end of their contract years: Susan Clevenger, Minnie Cline Teacher; Sheila Talmadge, Minnie Cline Teacher; Tami Pasley, Middle School Teacher; Deb Couldry, High School Teacher; Laura Shelton, Minnie Cline Counselor; and Susan Whitman, Middle School Teacher;      

Substitutes Teacher Employment: The Board employed Keeley Brunner as a substitute teacher.

Obsolete Equipment: The Board approved the disposal of the following equipment to be sold on

10        Desktop Computers

50        Monitors

5          Laptops

1          Fax Machine

75        Thin Clients

9          Desktops

3          TVs

4          Laptops

7          Printers                    

2          Overhead Projectors

2016-2017 Calendar: The Board approved posting the 2016-2017 School  Calendar as presented. The calendar will be posted for 30 days on the website and Facebook for community input.

Adoption of Revised Policy: The Board adopted the Revised Policy as IL Assessment Programs.

Adoption of the High School Activities & Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Job Description:  The Board approved the job description as presented.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Comments: The Board discussed reasons for opposition to the proposed TIF District and asked Dr. Brax to write a letter stating the opposition to be sent to the City Manager.

Technology Report:  Technology Director, Jeff Martin, gave an overview of the state of technology in the District.

Closed Session:  A closed session was held for personnel matters.