A regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board was held on Monday, May 8, 2017.
Lydia Burleson was recognized as Valedictorian of the Class of 2017.
Tori Mattison was recognized as Salutatorian of the Class of 2017.
The Board was given the following Head Start items for informational purposes only:
Head Start Director’s Report for April
Ron Cardwell, Gallagher Construction Services, presented an update on the stadium renovation project.
Kristin Monk presented a report on the School Health Advisory Committee for 2016-17.
Sherry McGraw presented information re: change in process of securing of deposits at City National Bank.
McGraw presented information re: catalog discount requests for proposals.
Josh Williams presented updates to the Campus and District Improvement Plans.
Along with routine matters, the following were approved:
Order authorizing the Issuance of Refunding Bonds, Establishing the Parameters for the Refunding and Delegating Authority to the Administration.
Unopposed incumbent board members Robert Cody & Robbin Vaughn were sworn in for another three-year term.
The board officers were elected as follows:
President-Leesa Toliver, Vice President-Robbin Vaughn, Secretary-Robert Cody
School Health Advisory Committee members were approved for 2017-2018.
Breakfast and lunch prices for adults & visitors were approved at $2.05 for breakfast and $3.60 for lunch, effective May 10, 2017.
Budget amendment to allow for increase to CTE budget.
Funds for Ag Shop remodel project.
Funds for welders.
ACTION ITEMS, cont.
Funds for welding booths.
Funds for CTE textbook purchases.
Funds for lease/purchase of iPads.
Funds for lease/purchase of maintenance equipment.
BUDGET WORK SESSION
Sherry McGraw gave board members copies of the first preliminary budget summary. Members discussed the summary. The next work session will be on June 13.
Billy Young Maintenance Worker Dist-wide
Kathy Houchins Librarian High School
Zander Smith Strings Teacher Dist-wide
Nicole Johnson Kindergarten Teacher ECLC
Rachael Johnson Kindergarten Teacher ECLC
Alison Thompson Grade 2 Teacher Bowie
Laura Owens Grade 3 Teacher SS Elementary
Clay Hansford Gifted & Talentend/ELAR Teacher Middle School
Natalie Martino Asst. Athletic Trainer Middle School
Kaley Williams Science Teacher High School
Kristin Brown Campus Secretary ECLC
Sarafina Clayton Grade 2 Teacher Bowie
Sy Lucas Grade 1 Teacher Lamar
Renee Johnson Grade 3 Bilingual Teacher SS Elementary
Jovona Schmidt Grade 3 Teacher SS Elementary
Kimber Thompson Grade 3 Teacher SS Elementary
Cheryl Vickery SpEd Aide SS Elementary
Amanda Williams Grade 4 Teacher SS Elementary
Pamela Carter Culinary Arts Teacher High School
Jason Meskimen Economics Teacher/Coach High School
Amanda Griffith SpEd Aide Austin Academic Center
Personnel Changes New position/campus Former position/campus
Bridget Albert SpEd Aide/ECLC SpEd Aide/Middle School
Angel McCoy SpEd Aide/SS Elementary Instructional Aide/AAC
Mariana Hernandez Grade 2 Bilingual Teacher/Travis Bilingual Pre-K Teacher/ECLC
Sonia Cordova Yanez Campus Secretary/Travis Title I Aide/ECLC
Brooke Howard Gifted & Talented & ELAR/SSMS Grade 3 Teacher/SS Elementary