A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of San Saba ISD was held March 10th at 3 p.m. in the Central Administration Office. President Darrin Barker called the meeting to order and established a quorum with Michael Deans absent.
The students of the month were six groups for this honor: FCCLA, Business Information Management, Girls’ Basketball, Elementary UT students, Team Tennis, and Regional Powerlifters.
Staff recognition included a letter from teacher, Tracy Womack and the SSISD awards to be given at the City Awards Banquet Thursday, March 10th.
Superintendent, Leigh Ann Glaze, reported on the following:
A. The April School Board meeting will be Monday, April 11th at 6 p.m.; teacher contracts will be reviewed at a meeting on April 7th at l p.m.
B. Friday, April 1st will be the Lamar Conference.
C. In the process of getting price quotes from auditors.
D. Received a waiver from the summer feeding program and will not be required to do this.
The following Consent Agenda was approved:
1. Regular and executive meeting minutes from February 14th.
2. Amended 2010-2011 budget.
3. Allowed and paid bills.
4. Financial report.
5. Accepted donations in the amount of $2,853.00.
6. Election judges, alternate election judges and compensation for election workers.
Assistant Superintendent, Michael Bohensky, reported on the following: TAKS tests; Tutorials; Benchmarks; Cscope; teachers are focusing on instruction and textbooks.
Elementary Principal, Kay Shackleford, reported a 95.78% attendance rate; 320 enrollment; teachers from different campuses attended the Inclusion Conference; 100% of the 4th graders took the TAKS Writing; 3rd graders have completed benchmark assessments; having in-school tutorials and after-school tutorials; teachers and students were involved and excited about College Day at the elementary.
Middle School Principal, Vicki Key, reported a 96.2% attendance rate; 191 students; 92% attendance on College Day; 8th grader, Andrea Jimenez, qualified for state band; 5th & 6th grades had math benchmarks on March 9th & 10th; Cheerleading tryouts on March 10th; Track meet at Zephyr on March 10th; Tutorials for math reading begins on March 21st; TELPAS will be on March 22; 5th/8th grade TAKS math and reading SSI.
High School Principal, Woody Martin reported a 96.35% attendance rate; 202 students, March 22 and 23 - District UIL Literary events; Cheerleader tryouts were last week; the week after Spring Break will be Dilloette tryouts; Spring Sports are underway; The Tennis Team competes for State this week in Round Rock.
Jeff Pannell, Athletic Director, reported on the Historical Season of the Girls’ Basketball Great recognition on All District Teams - Coach Taylor received Coach of the Year with the TGCA 1A, 2A, 3A teams - All five Seniors received Academic All-State- Haylee Oliver received All-State Tournament, will play in TGCA All Star Game and FCA All-Star game;Boys Basketball, great recognition on the All District Team; Tennis Team is going to state for the 15th time; eight boys going to regionals in Powerlifting with opportunity to advance to state; Tucker Cromer will be playing in the football FCA All-Star game this summer in Abilene; Softball is going good, Varsity is 4-2-1 (JV is 2-1) There will be 25 players. Mill Pond Classic starts March 10th; 37 boys and 15 girls in track, track meet in Holland Thursday, March 10th; 35 boys and 32 girls in Middle School track. They are running at Zephyr Friday, March 11th.
The Old Business included the following:
a. Approved on second reading the Transfer Policy.
b. Approved seven local policies on the second reading.
The New Business included the following:
a. Amended waiver request for missed instructional days including Friday, March 4th. Will extend the school day 30 minutes for 18 days from March 28th to April 20th and also 1/2 day of the 1/2 day in school.
b. No motion on the consider/approve Accountability Incentive Plan.
c. Approved Textbook Adoptions for PK systems, ELA, ESL, handwriting and spelling.
d. Hired NR 2 - Mike Nelson - for architect - school attorneys will draw up contract.
Board members were given information from the ethics commission to help with the upcoming election.
President Barker adjourned the meeting and announced a short break before the Executive Session.