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Waldron School Board Meets in Regular Session

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The regular monthly meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building Monday, March 13, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were Clay Woodall, Angela Hunsucker, Mac Davis and Konnor McKay.  Board member Tammye Sherrill was not present.  Others present were Superintendent Daniel Fielding, Misty Owens, Kim Solomon, Chris Lipham, Ryan Walker, Kristi Sigman, Josh Atchley, Tonya Cluck, Zack Taylor, Toni Dozier, Cheyenne Smith and Randi Hickman.

President Woodall called the meeting to order at 6:31p.m. and welcomed everyone to the meeting.

Mr. Konnor McKay 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 add item G. Approve Invoices to Plumb Construction, to the consent agenda items.  Motion carried 4:0

             A motion was made by Konnor McKay and seconded by Mac Davis to approve the Consent Agenda items: A) Approval of the February 20st Minutes; B) Approve Financial Reports and Expenditures; C) Approve Purchase Orders to ITSAVVY; D) Approve Purchase Order to Solution Tree; E) Approve Jana Pschier, SLP Contract for 2023-24 SY; F) Approve Bid for Braith Cabinets; G) Approve Invoices to Plumb Construction.  Motion carried 4-0.

            Kurt Banta came to addresses any questions the school board members and administrators have pertaining to school security and the program he offers.

            A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to update the names on the Safe Deposit Box signature card at Chambers Bank, removing Gary Wayman, Cody Parks, and Zack Galinato and adding Daniel Fielding, George Kenneth Landon and Grace McPherson.  Motion carried 3-0.

            Each of the principals reported on the happenings at their buildings. Mr. Walker stated that Read Across America Week was a success at Pre-K. Mr. Walker also informed the board that there are now 33 students enrolled at Adventure Online Academy.  Mrs. Smith reported for the Elementary School, she also stated that Literacy Week was a success and they had many activities for the students.  She also stated that the GT program presented their Living Wax Museum again this year with 92 adults in attendance.  Kindergarten Registration will be on April 6th.  Mr. Taylor stated that FCA will be hosting “Courts of Faith” on March 29th.  Progress reports will be going out this week. Middle Schools Spring pictures will be March 31st.  Mrs. Solomon recognized the Waldron High School Band for making 1st and 2nd Division and the Quiz Bowl for winning the Regional tournament.  April 6th will be CAP conferences for High School students. Prom will be on April 22nd.  The High School will be having an ACT Aspire pep rally on April 27th.  She also informed the board members that the 11th graders just finished taking the ACT test.  Mr. Lipham stated that baseball and track are starting in full force.   Cheer tryouts will be this week as well.       

Superintendent Fielding informed the school board members that our administrators have done an excellent job getting the students ready for test day.

            Adjourned to executive session.  Time dismissed:  8:04   Time returned:  8:40

            A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to accept the resignation of Danielle Barnett as Elementary Teacher, effective as of March 15, 2023. Motion carried 3-0.

            A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to accept the resignations of Andrea Duhon-Piechocki as Elementary Teacher as of the end on the 2022/23 SY.  Motion carried 3-0. 

            A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to accept the resignation of Debbie Rogers as Elementary Teacher as of the end of the 2022/23 SY.  Motion carried 3-0.

            A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to accept the resignation of Judy Smittle as Bus Driver as of the end of the 2022/23 SY.  Motion carried 3-0.

A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to hire Brooke Yandell as High School Paraprofessional as of April 3, 2023.  Motion carried 3-0.

A motion was made by Mac Davis and seconded by Angela Hunsucker to hire Cain White, Head Football Coach, as of March 27, 2023.  Motion carried 3-0.

A motion was made by Angela Hunsucker and seconded by Mac Davis to adjourn.  Motion carried 3-0.

Meeting adjourned at 8:43 p.m.

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