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, APRIL 4, 2017,

                                                                                                      

             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, April 4, 2017 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

             There were present Mr. A. D. Futrell, Mr. Buddy Pennison, Mr. Randy Browning,

 

Mrs. Lisa Roberts, Mrs. Charlene Anderson, Mrs. Karen Layton, and Mr. Bill Riggs. Mrs. Mary Bullock was 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. Charlene Anderson, 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. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved the March 7, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the March 13, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes.

 

The following Recognitions were made:

 

A.    Retirement: Teresa “Teri” Tomlin, Teacher at South Grant Elementary School, 33 years of service.

B.    Recognize State Literary Qualifiers

 

Montgomery High School

1.       Alan Fitts – Biology II

2.       Evan White – English III

 

Grant High School

1. Kyle Dubois – Advanced Math Functions and Statistics

2. Nicole Wakefield – Agriscience I

3. Nicholas Craig – Agriscience II

4. Ethan Wilkins – AgriscienceIII

5. Hannah Gandy – Algebra I

6. Ethan Chelette – Algebra II

7. Candido Filho – Calculus

8. Chi Pham – Chemistry

9. Tristen Roussell – English I

10. Heather Jones – English IV

11. Cameron Henderson – Family and Consumer Science

12. Emily Traylor – Fine Arts Survey

13. Sydney Arnold – Health

14. Danielle Lanham – Spanish I

15. Shian Murrell – Spanish II

16. Gage Roberts – United States History

 

Georgetown High School

1. Jasmye Roberson – Advanced Math Functions and Statistics

2. Logan Banes – AgriScience I

3. Johnny White – AgriScience II

4. Austin Jones – AgriScience III

5. Nathan Wright – Algebra I

6. Lakin Higgs – Biology II

7. Callie Maxwell – English I

8. Mikayala Traylor – Family and Consumer Science

9. Skylar Shuler – Fine Arts Survey

10. Jayce Arledge – Geometry

11. Shanya Canoe – Health

12. Tristin Lincecum – Nutrition and Food

13. Cody Banaus – Physical Science

14. Laura White – Sociology

15. Tyler Spruell – United States History

C.    Recognize State Qualifiers in 4-H Shooting Sport

1.   Clara Anderson – Archery-Compound 3D

2.   Jackson Nichols – Archery-Compound Modified FITA

3.       Ashlyn Inness – Rifle-CMP-open sight

4.       Sydney Inness – Rifle-CMP-open sight

5.       Tessa Coleman – Rifle-CMP-open sight

6.       Kylie Stokes – Rifle-CMP-scope

7.       Josh McGrew – Rifle-CMP-scope

8.       Joseph Huffman – Rifle-CMP-scope

9.       Keaton Nugent – Rifle-CMP-scope

10.    Preston Parker – Rifle-CMP-NATIONAL

11.    Jacob Mercer – Shotgun-Advanced

12.    Carson Seward – Shotgun-Advanced

13.    Jaden Collins – Shotgun-Modified Trap

 

D.    Recognize Board Member Training Hours

1. Mrs. Charlene Anderson – 23.5 hours

2. Mr. Randy Browning – 19.5 hours

3. Mrs. Mary Bullock – 20.5 hours

4. Mr. A.D. Futrell – 26.5 hours

5. Karen Layton – 21.5 hours

6. Mr. Roland Pennison – 13.5 hours

7. Mr. William Riggs – 20.5 hours

8. Mrs. Lisa Roberts – 8.5 hours

 

Risk Services presented Proposals for Worker’s Compensation Insurance to be voted on at the May 2017 Board Meeting.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the Proposed District and Parishwide Budget Revisions as of 4/4/2017.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved payment #2 to Johnny Williams Plumbing in the amount of $131,210.67 for Grant High School gym A/C project.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved advertising for request for proposal for Utility savings.

 

Superintendent Jackson updated the Board on the Grant High A/C project and on the Grant Jr. High athletic field project.

 

Receive for review the Proposed Changes for Student Discipline and Dress Code for 2017-2018 school year for May Board Meeting.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved giving permission to authorize Superintendent Jackson to withdraw $4,000.00 from EEF investment account balance.

 

             Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved terminating Laurna Malone, a non-certified teacher at Colfax Elementary.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved for School Board to enter into executive session to consider allowing JN to enter school in Grant Parish.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved returning to regular session.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously denied JN’s enrollment in the Grant Parish School System with recommendation to attend Adult (GED) Program.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved for School Board to enter into executive session to consider allowing CC to enter school in Grant Parish.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved returning to regular session.

 

Motion by Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved to allow CC to enroll in online courses for the remainder of this school year and return to school in the fall of 2017 in the Grant Parish School System.

 

The Superintendent discussed with Board Members:

 

A.    Louisiana Ethics Administration Program – Annual Financial Disclosure Statements for the calendar year 2016 for all elected school board members.

B.    ESSA Update

 

             Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved adjourning the meeting.

 

                                                                        s/Charlene Anderson

                                                                        Charlene Anderson

                                                                            President                                                   

                                                                            Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST: _____________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board