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Meeting Type: Regular Board Meeting
Location: Central Office
Date: 2/16/2009 5:30:00 PM

1.         Roll Call

2.         Invocation

3.         Accept minutes dated January 19, 2009

4.         Hearing of delegations and communications

5.         Adoption of agenda

6.         Unfinished business

7.         New business

  • A. Recognition of Pike County Elementary School and Pike County High School as recipients of the 2008 State AYP Rewards Program.
  • B. Approve resolution in opposition to uniform start date legislation.
  • C. Approve resolution recognizing February as Career Technical Education Month.
  • D. Presentation of financial statement and bank reconcilement for the month of January, 2009.
  • E. Approve payment of payrolls and bills and accounts for the month of February, 2009.
  • F. Discuss impact of federal stimulus bill on local school budget.
  • G. Discuss comments received related to adoption of new policy manual.
  • H. Approve update to Pike County School Curriculum Guide.
  • I. Approval to declare as surplus a Rockwell 3-phase drill press located at TPCT.
  • J. Approve three requests by Pike County High School JROTC:
    • Approval for students to attend JROTC Day on March 21, 2009, at Six Flags Over Georgia, with the use of two school buses at no cost to the school system.
    • Approval for students to attend the Ranger Graduation at Fort Benning, Georgia, on May 4, 2009, with the use of two school buses at no cost to the school system.
    • Approval for MSG Givner to attend the mandatory certification school at JROTC School of Cadet Command in Ft. Monroe, Virginia, from February 22-27, 2009.
  • K. Approval for Goshen Elementary School fifth graders to attend the Coosa River Science School in Columbiana, Alabama, on May 4-6, 2009, with the use of two schools buses at no cost to the school system.
  • L. Approval for Brooke Terry to attend the FastLane Software Project Manager Class in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 30-April 3, 2009, with expenses to be paid from Child Nutrition funds. 

8.         Personnel action

  • A. Approval for Lenda Sanders to be paid from Title I Carryover funds for the remainder of the school year to provide remediation and tutoring at Goshen High School.
  • B. Approve request by Keisha Mills for maternity leave and Family Medical Leave from her position as teacher at Goshen Elementary School.
  • C. Approve employment of a teacher/coach for 2009-2010.
  • D. Approve employment of an aide/coach for 2009-2010.
  • E. Approve employment of a Head Football Coach and Athletic Director at Pike County High School.
  • F. Conference concerning discipline of a certified employee.
  • G. Conference concerning termination of a support employee.

9.       Business by members of the board and superintendent of education not included on the agenda.

10.      Adjourn          

Additional items for board agenda, February 16, 2009:

1.         Consider student transfer request.

2.         Declare as surplus a list of items located at TPCT.