• Board Notes/Agenda from

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

    Board of Education Meeting




    ·         Call to Order and Adoption of Agenda – Chairman Steve DeBerry

    ·         Opening Devotional

    ·         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

    o   Star Students

    §  Macenzi Richardson

    §  Quamir Sivels

    §  Samantha Aguilar-Santiago






    RECOGNITIONSThe Board recognized the following individuals.


                 ·         Resolution of Esteem for Katherine “Kathy” Smith Morris (Enclosure 1)        


    ·         Montgomery County Schools Community Partnership Awards

    §  Myron and Barbara Dice, Co-Pastors, Sandhills Circuit United Methodist Church

    §  Bill Hudson, Montgomery Insurance

    ·         2010 Montgomery County Schools Christmas Card Winner

    o   Tayea Nooe, West Montgomery High School

    ·         National Board Certified Teachers for 2010-2011

    o   Initial Certification:

    §  Rhonda Bristow, East Middle

    §  Katie Tucker, Green Ridge Elementary

    §  John Beard, Star Elementary

    §  Jeannette Dawkins, Star Elementary

    §  Misty Hildreth, West Montgomery High

    o   Renewals:

    §  Suzanne Maness,  Mt. Gilead Elementary

    §  Linda Thompson – Star Elementary

    ·         Making a Difference Winners – Elementary Level

    o   Reggie Cagle, Candor Elementary

    o   Charlotte Burris, Troy Elementary

    ·         National School Board Recognition Month


    CONSENT AGENDAThe Board approved the consent agenda.

    • Board Minutes:  December 6, 2010 Regular Meeting – (Enclosure) – Carol Hardee
    • Personnel and Auxiliary Reports –  Kevin Lancaster
    • Budget Amendments 5,6,7 - (Enclosure) – Kathy Johnson
    • Change January Board School Visit Date – (Enclosure)



    I.  NC Public Schools Will Produce Globally Competitive Students


    • Star Elementary School – Star Elementary Running Club
      • Principal, Vance Thomas
      • PE Teacher-Star Elementary, Liz Honeycutt

    Bible Classes – (Enclosure) – Dale Ellis Action Item – The Board approved Dr. Ellis’ request for permission to move forward and look at the feasibility of offering Bible Classes in MCS.


    II. NC Public Schools Will Be Led by 21st Century Professionals


    • Sandhills Regional Education Consortium Race to the Top/Z. Smith Reynolds Grant – Sandhills Leadership Academy – (Enclosure) – Dale Ellis  Action Item – The Board approved the memorandum of agreement.


    III. NC Public School Students Will Be Healthy and Responsible



    IV. Leadership Will Guide Innovation in NC Public Schools


    • Strategic Planning  Timeline – (Enclosure) – Dale Ellis  Action Item – The Board approved the Strategic Planning Timeline submitted by Dr. Ellis.


    V. NC Public Schools Will be Governed and Supported by 21st Century Systems

    • Budget Timeline – (Enclosure)   Dale Ellis – Dr. Ellis informed the Board of the Budget Timeline for MCS
    • Policy and Regulations  -  (Enclosure) – Kevin Lancaster  Action Item – The Board approved the following policies

    o   Policy Code    1310/4002     Parental Involvement

    o   Policy Code 1510/4200/7270 School Safety

    o   Policy Code 2121                  Board Member Conflict of Interest

    o   Policy Code 3101                  Concurrent Enrollment and Other                                                                        Curriculum Expansions

    o   Policy Code 3320                  School Trips

    o   Policy Code 3430                  School Improvement Plan

    o   Policy Code 3610                  Counseling Program

    o   Policy Code 4100                  Age Requirements for Initial Entry

    o   Policy Code 4335                  Criminal Behavior

    o   Policy Code 4400                  Attendance

    o   Policy Code 5005 DELETE District Advisory Committees

    o   Policy Code 5027/7275        Weapons and Explosives Prohibited

    o   Policy Code 5070                  Public Records

    o   Policy Code 6340                  Transportation Service/Vehicle


    o   Policy Code 6401                  Ethics and the Purchasing Function

    o   Policy Code 7410                  Career Status

    o   Policy Code 7510                  Leave of Absence

    o   Policy Code 7730                  Employee Conflict of Interest

    o   Policy Code 7810                  Evaluation of Licensed Employees

    o   Policy Code 7820                  Personnel Files


    ·         Policy and Regulations – (Enclosure 11) – Kevin Lancaster First Reading


              o   Policy Code 3405                Students At Risk of Academic Failure

    o   Policy Code 7241                  Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial

    Motor Vehicle Operators

    o   Policy Code 7900                  Resignation

    o   Policy Code 7930                  Professional Employees:  Demotion and


    o   Policy Code 7950                  Probationary Teachers:  Nonrenewal


    ·         Five Year Facility Study – (Enclosure) – Bill Mingin – The Board heard a presentation on facility needs.


    VI. Superintendent’s Remarks


    ·         Dale Ellis – (Enclosure)Dr. Ellis updated the Board on the PLC trainings that have been taking place throughout MCS.



    closed session for the purpose of DISCUSSING PERSONNEL [NC GENERAL STATUTE 143-318.11(a)(6)] .


    ADJOURNMENT – Chairman DeBerry




    • Monday, February 7, 2011, 6:30 p.m.



    • January 19, 2011, Noon – Star Elementary Visit


Last Modified on January 24, 2011