Savannah R-III

Board Briefs

Board of Education Meeting

November 11, 2014


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


Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) Monthly Video:  The Board viewed the MSBA monthly video.


Classified Staff Resignations:  The Board accepted the resignation of Ivy Spriggs, High School Custodian effective November 3, 2014.


Extra Duty Resignation:  The Board accepted the resignation of Phyllis Cole as an Assistant FCCLA sponsor.


Certified Staff Retirement: The Board accepted the retirement of Ron Jackson at the end of the 2014 – 2015 school year.


Substitute Teacher Employment:  The Board employed the following persons as substitute teachers: Jeremiah Hallowell; Patty Smith; Tabitha Berry; Hugh MacFaden; Kelly Diamond; James Richmond; Nicole Kahle; Aubree Krugh; and Cynthia Perkins.


Volunteer Coaches:  The Board appointed Spensyr Downing and Mica Phillips as volunteer wrestling coaches.


Accounts Payable Job Description:  The Board adopted the Accounts Payable Job Description as presented. 

Posting of Revised Board Policies:  The Board approved posting (1st reading) of the revised policies:

DB (Annual Budget)

DFA (Revenues from Investments/Use of Surplus Funds)

ILA  (Test Integrity and Security)

IM  (Evaluation of Instructional Programs)

JEA  (Compulsory and Part-time Attendance)

JEC (School Admissions)

JECA (Admission of Students)

JECB (Admission of Non-Resident Students)

JGF (Discipline Reporting and Records)

KB (Public Information    


Disposal of Obsolete Equipment:  The Board accepted the posting for the Disposal of Obsolete Equipment List on the website

New Credit Card Vendors:  The Board approved opening a Master Card account with Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) and a Visa account with Commerce Bank.

Strategic Priorities Meeting:  The Board set the date, time and location for the Strategic Priorities Meeting.  It will be Tuesday, November 18 at 6:00 pm at the Savannah High School

Consolidated School Improvement Plans: The Board approved the school improvement reports for the elementary schools

Middle School Football:  The Board tabled until the December meeting a decision on Middle School Football in order to gather more information.