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School Board Minutes and School Expenses

ARBON SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

October 13, 2015

The Arbon School Board met on October 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. members Jason Williams, Jake Evans and Jessica Ward were present as were Debbie Curry and clerk, Cheri Evans.

The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the agenda. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jake to approve the minutes.  The bills were reviewed.  The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jessica to approve them.  The total M & O expenses for October was $24,390.80. The school received lottery funds of $1,249.00 from the State Department and $26.25 from interest on investments. The school M & O balance is $208,647.16. The Plant Facility received $8.61 from interest the Plant Facility balance is $51,660.18. The school funds from the Power County Treasurer have been deposit into the school’s checking account. The Fun Run/Walk fund raiser was held on September 26th.  We raised $510.00 which Cheri deposited into the Fund Raiser Account. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jake to approve the financial statement.

Debbie visited the Carmen Charter School on October 9th.  She sat in on the 4th & 5th class to observe and then visited briefly with the teacher.  She also visited with the principal/superintendent about a reading program she developed.  Debbie thought the reading program was more geared for Robin’s class.  She has shared this with Robin.  Jake met with Amanda Williams, a 2nd grade teacher from Pocatello, she shared some ideas, tools, computer programs etc. they use with their curriculum.  He shared one software program called IXL that does math, language, science costs about $200 per year for up to thirty students.  Debbie will share the information with Robin and they will investigate them.  He also gave her an app for Common Core for their computers.

The Strategic Plan was reviewed, updated and approved. The Leadership Premium Worksheet was gone over and signed.  Jake will start drafting a teacher and administrative job description to help with making sure the administrative duties are done after hours to match with the Leadership Premium description.

Kade has started on the cinder block foundation repairs.

The next meeting will be held on November 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The motion was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Approved 11-18-2015

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