Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
- I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
BOARD MISSION STATEMENT
The NELSON COUNTY BOARD of EDUCATION, representatives of our citizens
and entrusted with their children,
pledges to support the mission of the NELSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
by setting visionary direction through effective policy, oversight
and efficient resource management.
QUALITY EDUCATION NOW-LEARNING FOR LIFE
Changes to the Agenda
Student and Stakeholder Engagement
Bloomfield Elementary has had an artist in residence and our students have enjoyed learning about American history through art. They have created murals about Native Americans and the Revolutionary War that will be hung in our cafeteria to showcase student work. The artist has also shared ideas with teachers as well as lesson plans for them to implement in the classroom.
Bloomfield Middle School Student Leadership Technology will compete at the state level on March 26th. Their construction of Raspberry Pi, a functioning computer, made from recycled parts, wowed the judges at regional competition. This event was in last Wednesdays Kentucky Standard, where the proud Bloomfield Middle School team was featured on the front page.
Nelson County High School has qualifiers for the state in two sports in the respective regions. Way to Go CARDS!
Wrestling – Andrew Ackley – 1st and Josh Hayes – 2nd
Swimming – Will Hutchins – tied for first in the 50 yard freestyle and was first in the 100 yard breast stroke
Congratulations to Houston Hendricks for setting a Nelson County archery record. Houston shot 292 out of 300 during the Bardstown tournament; he finished 3rd overall out of 388 archers.
Congratulations to the New Haven Elementary Academic Team who competed in the District Governor's Cup competition on February 28th. Everyone did a great job and worked very hard.
Good luck to the students preparing to compete in the regional competition on March 21st in Bardstown.
Thomas Nelson High School Senior Beta attended the Kentucky State Senior Beta Convention at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky on January 26-27, 2015.
Three-peat State Champions at Beta State Convention in Arts and Crafts Woodworking: Alex Mattingly and Austin Mattingly
Living Literature Team for earning State Runner -up. Members include: Taryn Roby, Erika Clark, Rachel Tichenor, Hannah Greer, Hannah Thompson, Wyatt Love, Evan Newsome, Gabe Martinez, and Kendall Roller.
Arts and Crafts Wreath: Loren Schuler, Cheyenne Unger, and Brittany Woodward, 1st place
District: The district raised $10,240.00 for WHAS Crusade for Children!
Expect the Best Recognition
Certified Staff: Kathy Walker (BES)
Classified Staff: Liz Mattingly (Nurse at OKHMS & NCHS)
Students: Judy Loveless (Horizons)
Parent: Keyata Harman (Parent at NCHS & Foster Heights)
Operations Consent Agenda
Motion Passed: Motion to approve consent items as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mr. David Norman.
Information: Personnel Actions
Employment: Donna McGhee STC/STLP OKHM
Melissa Locklear Tennis Coach NCHS
Classified Subs: None
Certified Substitute Teachers: Hannah Hicks, John Peterson and Adam Wright
Student Workers: None
Resignations: Nick Ackley Asst Track Coach NCHS
Amy Perry FRYSC Asst NCHS/TNHS
Amanda Thurman Bus Monitor District
Lisa Zabrecky Substitute District
Suspensions/Reprimands/Terminations: Brittnia Case
Bills and Claims
Leaves of Absence
Minutes from Previous Meeting
February Board Meeting 2/17/15
March Work Session 3/11/15
Fund Raiser Requests
Efficient Resource Management
Selection of Architect for NCELC
Architect selection for the construction of the NCELC expansion.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve Studio Kremer as the architect for the construction of the expansion at the NCELC in accordance with 702 KAR 4:160. passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Breeding and a second by Mr. Larry Pate.
Selection of Construction Manager for NCELC
Construction Manager selection for the construction of the NCELC expansion.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve BCD Inc. as the construction manager for the expansion at the NCELC in accordance with 702 KAR 4:160. It is further recommended that BCD Inc. not bid on construction related to this project. passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mrs. Diane Breeding.
BG1 TNHS Phase 3
BG-1 TNHS Phase 3/Auditorium
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education approve the attached BG-1 for the construction of TNHS phase 3/auditorium in accordance with 702 KAR 4:160. passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Breeding and a second by Mr. Larry Pate.
KISTA Bus Sale
Adoption of the KISTA Bus Sale Resolution.
Motion Passed: The Nelson County Board of Education adopt the resolution to participate in the KISTA program for the sale of school buses and authorize the superintendent or his designee to accept or reject bids. passed with a motion by Mr. David Norman and a second by Mrs. Diane Breeding.
Make-Up Snow Days
The recommendation is as follows for the make-up days missed due to snow:
Date Missed Make-Up Day
Nov 17, 2014 Feb 13, 2015 (already approved)
Jan 27, 2015 March 13, 2015 (already approved)
Feb 17, 2015 May 26, 2015
Feb 18, 2015 May 27, 2015
Feb 19, 2015 May 28, 2015
Feb 20, 2015 May 29, 2015
March 5, 2015 June 1, 2015
March 6, 2015 June 2, 2015
½ Staff Closing day will be moved from May 26th to June 3, 2015.
Flex PD day will be moved from March 13th to June 8, 2015.
Student and Stakeholder Engagement
Guest Comment Policy
Any person wishing to address the Board may do so by following these rules:
Individuals representing themselves are limited to 3 minutes.
Individuals representing a group are limited to 5 minutes.
Please step up to the microphone, state your name and address, and, if you represent a group, state the name of the group you are representing.
Adjourn Regular Session
Motion Passed: Motion to adjourn the Regular Session of the Nelson County Board of Education passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mr. David Norman.
Convene Executive Session
Adjourn Executive Session
Reconvene Regular Session
Adjourn Regular Session