Call to Order
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/Employee Performance: Foster Heights
Foster Heights teacher Minnie Zurkhulen will present a program on "Respect."
Amber Grace (NHS 8th grader) won the title of the 2007 Iron Horse Festival Princess.The State 4-H Junior Field Day was held on September 17, 2007 at Mammoth Cave State Park. New Haven School’s students won the following awards:
Marilyn Rogers – 1st place in the Tree Measuring categorySean Burnett – 3rd place in the Tree Identification category, 3rd place in the Tree Measuring category, 3rd Place OVER-ALL
The NCHS Drama Department is pleased to announce the third annual Senior Class Production “The Clock Struck Twelve” by James Reach, on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM. Admission is a donation.
Congratulations to Guy Fulkerson who was selected by the faculty to receive the DAR Good Citizen Award!Several Nelson County students participated in the 4th district chorus: Alicia Lynch, Shelby Fessenden, Susan Livers, Ashley Holt, Tracy Carmicle, Clara Stivers, Shelby Cundiff, Josh Rogers, Katie Hazelwood, Tiffany Simpson, Will Brooks, Amanda Kurtz, Lindsay Roush, Daniel Kennedy, Maressa Coley, Fannah Switzer, & Meredith Reid.
The Drama II Class at Nelson County High School will be presenting the classic tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Monday October 1
The Volleyball team was District Champion.
Lady Cardinal Soccer team placed 2nd in district competition.
For the Month of September
Elementary School Student of the Month – Mackenzie Nail
Middle School Student of the Month – Grace Parrish
Staff Member of the Month – Vicky Terstegge
October students of the month;
6th grade- Hunter Cooper
7th grade- John Henry Newton
8th grade- Derrick Miles
Blazer Football was runner up in the conference tournament play
Teacher Jennifer Logsdon, through a grant from KAYRE, was able to take a group of 52 students to the Louisville Zoo for an instructional trip, focusing on science.
OKHMS is holding a Halloween dance to benefit Eli Hutchins’ family October19. The football team won a championship.
Science students attended the Challenger Learning Center over fall break.
An Accelerated Reader Skating Party reward will be held next Thursday. The 8th grade has drastic improvement in students who reached their AR goals.
Dr. Janice Lantz was recognized as Administrator of the Year by the Kentucky World Language Association.
Operations Consent Agenda
Motion Passed: Motion to approve consent items as presented was passed with a motion by Mr. Frank Hall and a second by Mr. Todd Sanders.
Information: Personnel Actions
Bills and Claims
Leaves of Absence
Minutes from Previous Meeting
Student Support Services
Audit Report: Fiscal 2006 - 2007
Motion Passed: Action to approve the audit report by Brown & Company for fiscal year 2006 - 2007 was passed with a motion by Mr. Todd Sanders and a second by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Update on Attendance: Fall Break
A. Locke/K. Johnson
School Calendar: 2008 - 2009
Motion Passed: Action to approve Version __ of the 2008 - 2009 School Calendar was passed with a motion by Mr. Todd Sanders and a second by Mr. Frank Hall.
Student Instructional Services
Interwrite Learning Grant: Foster Heights
Foster Heights is seeking $15,000 in grant funding through participation in an "Interwrite Learning Contest" sponsored by Interwrite Learning. this contest involves the creation of a music video in which a teacher and at least one student will perform a song parody that demonstrates how different kinds of technology are being used in the classroom.
Motion Passed: Action to approve the grant application "Interwrite Learning" for Foster Heights School was passed with a motion by Mr. Frank Hall and a second by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS) Data
G. Hash/J. Casper
Notice of Special Session Oct. 30, 2007 5 PM re: bid approvals
Notice of Change of November 2007 Meeting Date: Change to November 13
Convene Executive Session
Motion Passed: Action to convene executive session was passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mr. Frank Hall.
Adjourn Executive Session
Motion Passed: Action to adjourn executive session was passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Ms. Judy Jett.
Adjourn Regular Session
Motion Passed: Action to adjourn the regular session of the Nelson County Board of Education was passed with a motion by Mr. Todd Sanders and a second by Mr. Frank Hall.