• 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