THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL

BOARD OF THE PARISH OF GRANT, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN

AT A REGULAR MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016.

 

            The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, met in its regular meeting place, the Grant Parish School Board Office, Colfax, Louisiana, in Regular Session, Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

            There were present Mr. Randy Browning, Mrs. Lisa Roberts, Mrs. Charlene Anderson, Mrs. Mary Bullock, and Mr. Bill Riggs.

 

            Mr. Buddy Pennison, Mr. A.D. Futrell, and Mrs. Karen Layton were absent.

 

            Mrs. Sheila S. Jackson, Secretary-Treasurer was also present.

 

            The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, was duly convened by Mrs. Mary Bullock, President of the Grant Parish School Board, who then stated that the Grant Parish School Board was ready to transact any business which may come before the Board.

 

            Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved the February 2, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

            Ms. Dee Fromme spoke to the Board about CASA Advocates.  She let the Board know that any of their advocates have thorough background checks and are ready to help students.

 

            Mr. Bill Tudor of Alliance Design Group was here along with Mr. Adam Grunszinger to discuss leaks at Grant Jr. High.  Mr. Dwayne Descant will be here to see how they will fix the leaks.  The people fixing the problem will now have to stop in the office to let the staff know they are there and stop back by when they leave to give the principal information about what was accomplished that day.

 

            There was nothing to report on the Finance Committee nor the Transportation and Maintenance Committees.

 

            Motion by Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved the 2016-2017 Academic Calendar.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

 

            The 2015-2016 EGMS IDEA Opportunity Competitive Grant was applied for and has been approved by the Louisiana Department of Education.

IDEA

            Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mrs. Roberts to enter into Executive Session to discuss entrance of a student entering into the Grant Parish School System.

 

            Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved going back into Regular Session.

 

            Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously denied entry at the school until more information is received

 

            Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved going into Executive Session to consider entrance of a student into the Grant Parish School System.

 

            Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously going back into Regular session.

 

            Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved the student going to school.

 

            The Superintendent told Board Members about a 3rd grade Ag. Day @ Grant High on March 23, 2016.

 

            The Superintendent gave the Board updates on the LDOE (MFP was saved) updates, and the Legislative updates. 

 

            The Montgomery High School girl’s basketball team will play in Hammond, La. on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 4:30 P.M.

 

            Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting.

 

S/Mary Bullock

Mary Bullock

President                                             

Grant Parish School Board

 

 

ATTEST: _____________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board