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2016-04

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

April 18, 2016

Paw Paw High School Media Center

Paw Paw, Illinois

7:00 P.M.

The Regular Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 Board of Education was called to order on Monday, April 18, 2016 by Becky Moorehead, President, at 7:00 p.m. Those answering roll call were:  Jason Penman, Becky Moorehead, Chris Jones, Heidi McKee, Chris Fairchild and Daryl Rosenkrans.  Absent was Steve Richey.  Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock, Principal Charles Schneider, Patty Torman, Mrs. Wiercinski, teacher at Paw Paw Schools, Angie Lampson, Kristel Schlorff, Kristy McNally, Sue Johnston, Jeff Svendsen, FFA Advisor and Ashley Delhotal and Danyelle Levar, students at Paw Paw High School.  Mr. Walt Zukowski, of Zukowski Law Offices was also in attendance.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

Chris Fairchild, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of March 21, 2016 as presented.   

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.  Daryl Rosenkrans voted present.

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of March 21, 2016 as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.  Daryl Rosenkrans voted present.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda Items as presented:

A). Approval of the additions/corrections, as follows:

Ed.: $ 162,042.59 

OP/M: $   21,255.93    

TRANS: $     6,767.02       

IMRF: $     3,612.02       

TORT: $     3,951.90     

CAPITAL PROJECTS: $ - 0 -

     WORKING CASH: $ - 0 - 

           FIRE/SAFETY: $ - 0 -  

    ______________          

  TOTAL: $ 197,629.46  

B). Approval of the Treasurer’s Report as submitted by Eunice Rogers, District Treasurer;

C). The Financial Reports as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Open Forum:  

None

Items for Discussion:

Old Business 

Discussion of Daily Schedule for 2016-17 School Year – Mr. Adcock explained that this was brought up at the last board meeting, now they have a 7-period daily schedule, in the board packet, which they would like the board to look at and vote on it.  Under this new schedule, school will start at 8:15-3:10, lunch hours are different and IVVC will go in the morning instead of afternoon.

Second reading and Approval of New Board Policies: 6:300; 7:150; 7:190; 7:200; 7:210; 7:220; 7:240; 7:305 – this is the second and final reading, you can adopt these in Action Items.

Discussion and Recommendation from Athletic Committee Regarding Direction and Next-Steps for a Possible Sports Cooperative with Neighboring Districts (Either Earlville/Leland or Indian Creek) - Jason Penman gave a report from the Athletic Committee.  They met with those schools, and they all agreed to the co-op and they will take it back to their respective boards for discussion.  It will only be soccer to start, with an agreement for two years, and only high school students.   Earlville/Leland offers the same sports as Paw Paw, with Indian Creek offering more sports.  The committee will have to know by June as an agreement has to be signed by then, with July tweaking it, and then it has to be in place by August 1st to start the next school year. 

New Business 

Discussion and Approval of Summer FFA State Convention Trip – Ashley Delhotal and Danyelle Levan spoke on behalf of the FFA.  They were asking permission to attend the State Convention June13-16 in Springfield and for the use of a school bus.  Mr. Jeff Svendsen, FFA Advisor, would drive and Joetta Delay and Mr. Svendsen would chaperone.  So far there were 13 students going to the convention.

Approve 8th Grade Trip as Presented – The 8th grade trip would be to the Wisconsin Dells on May 13th, one day only, they would leave at 6:30 A.M. and return between 7:00-8:00 P.M.  The chaperones are Mrs. Geer, Mrs. Penman and Mrs. Dalki.

Discussion and Approval of Prom as Presented -   Prom will be at Kishwaukee Country Club on May 14th 7:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.   Prom walk will be at 4:45 at the school and the students are driving themselves.   Right now there is no after prom.

 Approve Separation of Combined 2nd/3rd Grades to Individual Grade Level Classrooms - CS

Accept Personnel Resignations and Discussion of Extra-Curricular Positions - CS

PARCC testing is completed, Mrs. Gannon-Oates has done a good job making sure students, who were absent for the testing, took those tests.   Mr. Schneider has not heard anything as of yet concerning the testing in May of science students.

Superintendent’s Report: 

Mr. Adcock told of several items that were included in the board packet.  There was information about a meeting date about the Great Lakes Railroad, and invite to the IVVC Awards Night and an invite for the open house for Mr. Ron Pieper, director of IVVC, who is retiring June 30.

Enclosures: In Board packet.

Closed Session:  

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to adjourn to closed session for personnel and probable/or imminent litigations of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 7:22 P.M. 

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

 

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to come out of closed session at 8:26 P.M.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0. 

 

Action Items:

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Daily Schedule for the 2016-17 school year.

Motion passed by a roll call vote, 6-0.  

Chris Fairchild, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the new board policies 6:300; 7:150; 7:190; 7:200; 7:210; 7:220; 7:240; 7:305.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Chris Jones, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the Recommendation From the Athletic Committee Regarding Direction and Next-Steps for a Possible Sports Cooperative with Neighboring Districts (either Earlville/Leland or Indian Creek).

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Chris Fairchild, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Summer FFA State Convention Trip as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Becky Moorehhead, made a motion to approve the 8th Grade Class Trip as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to approve Prom 2016 as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Chris Jones, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to approve the resignation of Mrs. Romanski, effective April 22, 2016, as Title I aide.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to approve separating 2nd and 3rd Grades to Individual Level Classrooms

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

Adjournment:

Chris Jones, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 8:37 P.M.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.