Ludlow Independent
October 16, 2014 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Mr. McMillen
Discussion

Others Present at Meeting:
Mike Borchers, Superintendent
Jenny McMillen, Board Secretary & CCR Coordinator
Rick Smith, Director of Special Education
Travis Caudill, High School Principal
Trisha Scheyer, River City News

1.2. Pledge of Allegiance by Ms. Hayden
2. Approval of Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #26 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the amended Agenda, to include an Executive Session for the purpose of the evaluation of the Superintendent, passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Mr. Stephen Chapman.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. Monthly Reports
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly reports.

3.2. Personnel
3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
3.4. Spotlight Items
Attachments
Discussion

Mrs. McMillen reviewed the activities that took place during the October 2nd Parent University.

4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #27 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly bills.

4.3. Facility and Fundraising Requests
Discussion

Mr. Chapman asked about NorthKey's Facility Request. He wanted to make sure that the program was one that was specifically for our students/families. Mr. Borchers explained that NorthKey wanted to hold as open session on our campus, offering services to our students/families.

4.4. Substitute Teacher
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. Dual Credit Project
Discussion

Mrs. McMillen reviewed the status of the dual credit program.

5.2. State Assessment
Discussion

Mr. Borchers and Mrs. McMillen reviewed the School Report Card and the results of the 2014 Spring State Assessment.

5.3. Closing the Achievement Gap
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed both schools' Closing the Achievement Gap Reports. He reviewed the specific strategies that each school has put into place to close the gap.

The process of using the new Reading Assistant Program was explained.

5.4. Project Updates
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the status of the constructions projects. He recognized that Ideal Supplies donated about $10,000 toward materials and labor for the new gate at the stadium.

5.5. Approval of Partial School Day Calendar for Student
Actions Taken

Order #28 - Motion Passed:  Approval of a shortened school day and week for an elementary student for the remainder of the 2014-2015 year passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Ms. Amy Hayden.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Mr. Chapman asked about when the stadium gate will be locked and unlocked each day. He asked about the possibility of reaching out to the police to patrol around the stadium during the winter, when no one should be on the field.

6.2. Staff
Discussion

No items.

6.3. Teachers
Discussion

No items.

6.4. Public
Discussion

No items.

7. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #29 - Motion Passed:  Pursuant to KRS 156.557 (4) (c)approval to retire to Executive Session to have preliminary discussions relating to the Evaluation of the Superintendent passed with a motion by Ms. Kymberly King and a second by Ms. Amy Hayden.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
8. Re-Open Meeting
Actions Taken

Order #30 - Motion Passed:  Approval to re-open the meeting passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
9. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #31 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 PM passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes