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Minutes of January 12, 2017

 MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING on January 12, 2017

 

A regular meeting of the Board of Directors was held at the Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine on January 12, 2017 at 7:000 pm, with all members present except Ms. Manly.  There were 5 in the audience.

Mr. Price will be the timekeeper.

Ms. Wheeler will be the norms checker.

Public Input

None at this time

Ms. Olean made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Neubert  to approve the minutes of January 5, 2017. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Ms. Kaitlyn Price shared the student report:

Student Report, January 12, 2017

The Varsity and JV girl’s basketball teams had a game today against Marshwood

The 8-12 Chorus concert was last Wednesday. Composer Jim Papoulis came to Noble to conduct his own pieces that the choirs learned.

Midterms are next week for the high school.

The board then heard from Ms. Erin Dickson, Health Coordinator for the district the program review for Health/Wellness 6-8 grade. She presented the different programs that are presented in each of the grade levels and which one we will be utilizing going forward.

Health/ Wellness Program Review Grades 6-8

K-12 Health Curriculum Review

Ms. Heidi Early Hersey, Director of Teaching and Learning, shared an overview of the K-5 science program and the work that was done over the past 18 months to determine the best program going forward.

K-5 Science Program Review

The board then reviewed several policies for the second time:

Ms. Wheeler made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Potter to accept policy ADC- Use and Possession of Tobacco Products and Electronic Nicotine Delivery System, as presented. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Ms. Potter made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Olean to delete policy GBJ-Personnel Records and Files. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Ms. Wheeler  made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Potter  to delete policy GCF– Professional Staff Hiring.  All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Mr. Price made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Wheeler to accept policy EEBB-Student Transportation in Private Vehicles, EEBB-R- Student Transportation in Private Vehicles Procedure, EEBB R-1 Employee Request to Transport Students by Personal Vehicle Form, EEBB R-2 Parent/ Guardian Permission for Students to be Transported by Personal Vehicle Form, as amended. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Other Business:

The Superintendent shared several pieces of work that won awards in the scholastic art and writing contest:  Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Honorable Mention:

Hunter Calhoun-Lang “Blume”

 

 
Leah Ford, 12th Grade “Charcoal Self-Portrait”

 

​Silver Key Awards:

Kelly Dumont, 11th Grade “Respect All Life”

 

 

Jordan Lister, 12th Grade, “The Tragedy is Not to Die, But To Be Wasted”

 

Gold Key Award

Jordan Lister, 12th Grade “Icarus”

 

 

Gold Key Award “American Visions Award Nominee”

Jordan Lister, 12th Grade, “Kenny and Janet”

 

 

Mr. Smith made the motion and it was seconded by Mr. Price to go into an executive session pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D) Labor Contract Discussion re: the Teacher’s Association.  All members voted in favor and the motion passed. In at 8:08 pm. Out at 9:03 pm.

Ms. Potter made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Olean to go into an executive session pursuant to 1M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D) Labor Contract Discussion. All members voted and the motion was passed.  In at 9:03 pm.  Out at 9:33 pm.

Ms. Potter made the motion and it was seconded by Mr. Price to adjourn the meeting. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.
Adjourned at 9:33 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Steve Connolly

Secretary