The regular monthly meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building Monday, November 14, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were Clay Woodall, Angela Hunsucker, Konnor McKay and Mac Davis. Board member Tammye Sherrill was not present. Others present were Superintendent Daniel Fielding, Misty Owens, Tonya Cluck, Ryan Walker, Keith Brigance, Cheyenne Smith, Zack Taylor, and Chris Lipham.
Vice-President Clay Woodall called the meeting to order at 6:36 p.m.
Mac Davis began the meeting with a word of prayer.
Angela Hunsucker led the Pledge of Allegiance.
A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to approve the Consent Agenda items: A) Approval of the October 17th Minutes; B) Approve Financial Reports and Expenditures. Motion carried 3-0.
A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to approve the recommendation of Superintendent Daniel Fielding to give all licensed and classified employees a one-time bonus in the amount of $750.00 to be paid November 18th. Motion carried 3-0.
Mr. Fielding informed the board about some negotiations that are taken place with the two buses that are being leased in order to purchase them.
A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to appoint Clay Woodall as School Board President. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Konnor McKay to appoint Mac Davis as School Board Vice-President. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Clay Woodall and seconded by Mac Davis to appoint Angela Hunsucker as School Board Secretary. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to appoint Clay Woodall as Voting Delegate for ASBA. Motion carried 4-0.
Each of the principals reported on the things that are happening at their building. Mr. Walker reported that ABC/First Step will be having cookie and ornament decorating with parents coming up. He also stated that there are 33 students enrolled in Adventure Online Academy. Mrs. Smith told the board about the great success of the Fall Festival, even after having to move it to the FBC Family Life Center. Mr. Taylor informed the board of all the activities happening at the Middle School, some of which include; Red Ribbon Week, Homecoming Spirit Week, Socials that have started back up, Veterans Days program, Paint Party and Pep Rally’s. Ms.
Cluck was so proud of how Homecoming went and how great the floats looked this year. She also stated the “Be Proud Be Pro” was a huge hit for the students.
Superintendent Fielding informed the board members that there are a lot of good things going on in our school system. He spoke about the reading program where the high school students are going to the elementary school and reading to the students and how much they all enjoy it.
A motion was made by Konnor McKay and seconded by Mac Davis to approve the resignation of Ashley O’Dell as of November 14, 2022. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Konnor McKay to transfer Haleigh Hunt to ½ time ABC Paraprofessional and ½ time First Step Paraprofessional retroactive to November 1, 2022. With 2 years’ experience. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Konner McKay to hire Patricia Slade as High School Paraprofessional effective November 7, 2022. Motion carried 4-0.
A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Konnor McKay to adjourn. Motion carried 4-0.
Meeting adjourned at 7:19 p.m.