Lincoln County
March 14, 2024 5:30 PM
Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order - Superintendent: Mr. Bruce Smith; Chair: Ms. Etta S. Meek; Vice Chair: Ms. Christine Killen; Board Members: Ms. Gloria Sneed, Mr. Marvin Wilson, and Ms. Jennifer Broadbent
1.a. Pledge of Allegiance
1.b. Vision Statement: The Vision of Lincoln County Schools is to empower every student with the knowledge and skills necessary to become college, career and citizenship ready by providing high quality education and enriching opportunities in every classroom every day.
1.c. Mission Statement: "Every Student, Every Classroom, Every Day: College/Career and Citizenship Ready!"
2. Set the Meeting Agenda
3. Recognitions

Crab Orchard Elementary will recognize the academic acheivement of students. 

4. Public Comment
5. Superintendent and Staff Reports
5.a. Monthly Personnel Action Report
5.b. Report on Superintendent's Non-Contract and Out-of-District Days
5.c. Monthly SBDM Meeting Agendas and Minutes from Schools
5.d. Enrollments
5.e. Early Childhood Communication
5.f. Drills Report
5.g. Monthly Financial Statements, Accounts Payable, Payroll and School Activity Funds
6. Consent Agenda
6.a. Minutes of the February 1, 2024 Working and February 8, 2024 Regular Meetings
6.b. Purchases over $40,000

  • U.S. Bank, Series 2021 School Bld. Revenue Bond, $61,337.50
  • U.S. Bank, Series 2023 School Bld. Revenue Bond, $58,909.38
  • Thirty (30) Interactive Boards at SES, $90,000

6.c. Superintendent's Travel
6.d. Leave Requests

  • Medical Leave for classified transportation staff, Jan. 22 to Feb. 7, 2024
  • Medical Leave for certified staff at LCMS, Feb. 14 to Feb. 19, 2024
  • Maternity Leave for certified staff at COE, Feb. 28 to May 20, 2024
  • Maternity Leave for classified staff at BOE, Mar. 27 to June 12, 2024
  • Medical Leave for certified staff at LMCS, Feb. 28 to Mar. 7, 2024

6.e. Facility Requests

  • First Priority to use LCHS Auditorium for Club Event date TBD
  • LCHS Volleyball Boosters to use Elem. gyms for practice/games Mar.-May 2024

6.f. Trip Requests

  • COE Kindergarten to Cincinnati Zoo on Apr. 22, 2024
  • SES, HLE, WBE, MS & HS Archery to State Tourn. in Louisville on Mar. 29, 2024
  • LCHS Life Skills to Salato Wildlife Center in Frankfort on May 9,2024
  • WBE Social Studies to Capital in Frankfort on April 8, 2024 

6.g. School-Wide Fundraising Activities

  • HLE to begin Aviator Concession Stand to benefit all students
  • WBE to host Candy Grams and Box Tops for Ed. to benefit all students
  • District to solicit donations for Attendance Cup Challenge rewards for students

6.h. Apply For, Accept, and Implement Grants

  • HVE to apply for a $25,000 STEM grant 
  • Apply for Five (5) $40,000 Elem. Reading Diagnostic Mini Grants  

7. Action Items
7.a. Head Start/Early Head Start Grant Documents
7.b. Surplus Items at Kings Mt. Elementary

Board member Ms. Gloria Sneed is requesting approval to surplus the bookshelves and benches at Kings Mt. Elementary and donate them to the Broughtentown Community Center

7.c. Food Service Items for Surplus

The Food Service department requests approval to declare the following times as surplus and take them to the recycling center: ice machine, 2 food cutters, 2 holding cabinets, tilt skillet, and combi oven parts. 

7.d. External Booster Club for Archery

Coach Jeremy Pope requests permission to form an external booster club for the middle and high school archery program. 

7.e. Amended 2023-24 School Calendar

On January 23, 2024 the District had a snow day.  Therefore the current calendar must be amended to make up this day and requires Board approval.  

7.f. 2025-2026 School Calendar

The Calendar Committee met to discuss options for the 2025-26 school year.  After a lengthy discussion, a calendar was recommended for adoption

7.g. 2024-2025 Student Handbook

Online registration begins in the next few weeks.  The student handbook needs to be approved for the 2024-2025 school year so it is available as part of the registration process.

7.h. 2024 LCHS Graduation Date

Lincoln County High School is requesting Board approval to waive the section in Board policy 08.113 which states 'graduation exercises shall be held on the evening following the final day of classes for seniors' and set the 2024 graduation date for Friday, May 17th at 7 p.m. in the J.C. Eddleman Gymnasium.   

7.i. Pay Application # 3 LCHS Corridor Project

Jarboe Construction submitted a pay application in the amount of  $77,029.80 the work done on the Lincoln County High School Corridor project through January 31, 2024

7.j. Pay Application #4 for the LCHS Corridor Project

Jarboe Construction submitted Pay Application #4 in the amount of $65,967.36 for work done through February 22, 2024 on the Lincoln County School Corridor project. 

7.k. BG-1 for Kings Mountain Elementary

The BG-1 is the first step in the Kings Mountain Elementary demolition project

7.l. Diploma Types/Graduation Honors

Board approval is required for any changes to graduation diploma types and graduation honors.  

7.m. Bids for Surplus Ag Equipment

Award the following bids:

Larry Jenkins: Drill Press $251, Sand Blaster $101, Dust Collector $101, 3 Bandsaws $201/each,  Table Saw 1 $76, Table Saw 2 $51, Multi-Press $51, Welders $26/each

Tim Yoder: Engine Block Equipment $40


7.n. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher Position

Upon a recent review of students records, the Exceptional Child department has identified several students with hearing impairments that require a full-time Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher on staff.  These students are in immediate need of services and for that reason the Exceptional Child department also requests this teaching position be posted and hired as soon as possible for the 2023-2024 school year. 

8. Move to Executive Session per KRS 61.810 (1)(f) Discussions Which Might Lead to the Discipline of an Individual Student
9. Return to Open Session
9.a. Possible Action on Executive Session Discussion
10. Adjourn