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
BMS Jr Beta Club presenting results from the KY State Beta Convention.
- Poetry is one of the areas of competiton at the Junior Beta Convention. Haley Abell of BMS competed in that category and this was her entry. They are given a prompt there on site and have one hour to write. Her prompt - A Garden With No Fence.
Read by Bloomfield Middle School student, Taylor Beavers
All of the Nelson County Schools sent a representative to the Annual Nelson County Spelling Bee. Bloomfield Middle School 6th grader, Jade Coulter came in 2nd. She did a great job!
The Nelson County Lady Cards won their 5th District Championship in a row. Way to go Lady Cards!
Nelson County High School Senior, Anthony Barnes took 3rd place in a resume contest at the Transition Fair in Lexington.
Nelson County High School results for the Regional FFA Speaking Contest were; Prepared Public Speaking – Tai Robbins – Superior, Extemp. Public Speaking – Audrey Coomes – Superior 2nd, Freshman Public Speaking – Morgan Newton – Superior, Creed – Makayla Bowen – Superior, Dairy – Huston Lanham – Superior, Floral – Brittany Bowling – Superior, Greenhouse – Lissa Mattingly – Superior, Horse – Baylee Cissell – Superior, Sheep – Dean Hendricks – Superior, Small Animal – David Chan – Superior, Turf & Lawn – Kayla Williams – Superior, and Talent – Brooke Cooper – Superior 3rd.
(Health Occupation Students of America) members, Rachel Young won 1st place in her speaking competition and Sabrina Johnson won 3rd place in her pathopsychiology (study of diseases) competition.
AJ Youngman, a student at Old Kentucky Home Middle School, made the 19th District All Tournament Basketball Team.
Thomas Nelson had perfect attendance for the ACT. 162 out of 162 juniors showed up for test day demonstrating the courageous spirit of the Lincoln House Lions.
Katie Hagan, a 5th grade student at New Haven School was the Grand Winner of the Science Fair with her project “Super Soap Suds”.
New Haven School Art Contest Grade Level Winners
K-1, Brenin Pedigo and Jacob Wilcher
2nd, Jacob Thornsberry and Carmen DellAgnello
3rd, Cory Greenwell and Emma Reiter
4th, Mary Beth Mattingly and Abby Williams
5th, Hannah Webb and Jimmy Pinkston
Bloomfield Elementary students: Jonah Brown, Camie Ashley, Abby Cornish, and Emily Simpson auditioned for the play Shrek and were selected to be a part of the cast this summer.
Boston School students; Dalton Hutchens and Juanita Vittitow placed at Regionals and will be competing at the State Governor’s Cup.
Operations Consent Agenda
Motion Passed: Motion to approve consent items as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Frank Hall and a second by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Information: Personnel Actions
Vincent Delaney Teacher OKH/Homebound
Jackie Donahue Cook/baker New Haven
Kim Farvour Cafeteria Monitor OKH Middle
Jonathan Harrison Asst Girls BB Coach TNHS
Stacey Johnson Bus Monitor District
Katie Kelien Swim Coach NCHS/TNHS
Chris Pearson Asst Wrestling Coach NCHS
Melinda Porter Bus Driver District
Donnie Reid AD Director FH
Stephen Sims Asst BB Coach TNHS
Amanda Thurman Cook/Baker FH
Transfers: Lisa Anderson from Cook/Baker to Food Service Asst I
Linda Allen from Foster Heights to NCHS
Jennifer Burman from Bus Monitor to Bus Driver
Sean Millhouse from Foster Heights to NCELC
Carolyne Sanders from Bus Driver to Bus Monitor
Positions Added: None
Classified Subs: None
Certified Substitute Teachers: Kayce Humkey and Thomas Settles
Emergency Certifications: None
Student Workers: None
Resignations: Virginia Ayers Bus Driver District
Laura Beard Teacher NCHS
Cynthia Kelley Bus Driver District
Robert Plowman Bus Driver District
Retirements: Catherine Clark Cook/Baker New Haven
Suspensions/Reprimands/Terminations: Bill Bennett
Bills and Claims
Warrant Report 3-19-13
Leaves of Absence
The following is a list of personnel that are presently taking leaves of absence with board approval:
Classified Employee Horizons – Secretary
Certified Employee Cox’s Creek – Teacher
Maternity Leave - None
Minutes from Previous Meetings
Minutes from Previous Meetings:
Regular Board Meeting Minutes 2/19/13
Board Work Session Minutes 3/6/13
Overnight/Out of State Trips
- 2nd Grade Classroom Teachers, Foster Heights 2nd Grade, to take approximately 125 second graders out of state to the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, IN on March 6, 2013.
- Mitchell Tiller, OKHMS Girls Basketball Coach, to take 34-30 eighth grade students to Middle School girl’s Summer Basketball Camp in Columbia, KY on July 22-24, 2013.
Student Support Services
Change Order #001-TNHS Agriculture Room
A garbage disposal was requested to be added to the project by owner. Material and labor to install an outlet and switch to operate the disposal totals $375.42 to BCD Inc.
Motion Passed: Motion to approve Change Order #001 passed with a motion by Mr. Frank Hall and a second by Mr. Damon Jackey.
Final Payout-TNHS Agriculture Room-BCD Inc.
The following vendor has completed all contractual obligations for the bid packages listed and have applied for final payment. All work has been inspected by architects, construction manager, and owners and found acceptable.
TNHS Agriculture Room-BCD Inc.-$50,373.55
Motion Passed: Motion to approve the final payment for the vendor, BCD Inc passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mrs. Diane Berry.
Final Payout-TNHS Agriculture Room #2, BCD Inc.
The following vendor has completed all contractual obligations for the bid packages listed and has applied for final payment. All work has been inspected by architects, construction manager, and owners and found acceptable.
TNHS Agriculture Room Final Pay #2, BCD Inc. -
Motion Passed: Motion to approve final payment for vendor, BCD Inc. passed with a motion by Mr. Damon Jackey and a second by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Construction to alleviate the infiltration problem at OKHMS.
Motion Passed: Motion to award the contract for construction to alleviate infiltration at OKHMS to BCD Inc. passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Berry and a second by Mr. Frank Hall.
FRYSC Budget FY 2014
Approval of FRYSC (Family Resource and Youth Services Center) Pilot Funding Project for FY14.
Motion Withdrawn: Motion to approve the FRYSC Pilot Funding Project for FY14 was withdrawn by Mr. Nicky Rapier.
Snow Day Make-Up
The recommendation for a make-up day missed due to snow is as follows:
Date Missed Make-Up Day
March 5, 2013 May 30, 2013
Motion Passed: Motion to approve the make-up day of March 3, 2013 to be on May 3, 2013 for the 2012-2013 school year passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mrs. Diane Berry.
Student Instructional Services
District Improvement Plan
4 Areas of the CDIP: Increase Student Achievement/Non-Duplicated GAP/college Career Readiness/Graduation Rate
District Writing Plan
Each school district is required to have a writing plan that provides students with multiple opportunities to develop complex communication skills as well as access to and use of technology throughout the writing process. The district writing plan should also outline procedures for monitoring the literacy activities within each school. The submission of the Nelson County Writing Plan is brought before the Nelson County Board of Education for approval.
Motion Passed: Motion to approve the District Writing Plan passed with a motion by Mr. Damon Jackey and a second by Mrs. Diane Berry.
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 was passed with a motion by Mr. Nicky Rapier and a second by Mr. Damon Jackey.
Convene Executive Session
Adjourn Executive Session
Reconvene Regular Session
Adjourn Regular Session