BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

MINUTES

September 26, 2005 – Boardroom

Board of Directors

Administrators

Judy Croce, Chair

Mike Brotherton

Denise Pratt

Mike Tucker

Jacque Gerdes

Mike Bonner

Kathleen Rodden-Nord, Superintendent

Kathryn Hedrick, High School Principal

Wanda McClure, Business Manager

Amy Lesan Laurel Principal

Tom Endersby, Oaklea Principal

Staff

Staff

Others

Jill Case

Kate Gillow-Wiles

Mary Jo Huisman

Randine Doggett

Bruce Reinmuth

Mike Thoele, Tri-County News

Zach Gerdes

Randy Trummer

Others

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DIRECTOR TUCKER, SECONDED BY DIRECTOR PRATT, TO APPROVE THE REVISED MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR CASEY WAHI, COUNSELOR AT OAKLEA MIDDLE SCHOOL.  LEAVE TO BEGIN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 2005-2006 SCHOOL YEAR WITH THE OPTION OF RETURNING EITHER AS SOON AS HER HEALTH PERMITS OR THE BEGINNING OF THE 2006-2007 SCHOOL YEAR.  The motion was APPROVED unanimously by those board members present.

Superintendent Rodden-Nord will send Casey a letter clarifying that Casey’s approved leave has been revised to allow for her to return before the end of the 2005-2006 school year with a doctor’s full medical release and a 30-day notice to the district.

2003-2004 / 2004/2005 AYP Comparisons – Meets/Exceeds Percentages – Writing

Writing                    2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

Grades 5, 7, & 8                59.44%                     59.9%                   Total Students

Grades 5, 7, & 8                54.85%                     62.31%                     Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grades 5, 7, & 8                29.47%                     42.07%                     Special Education

Math                    2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

Grades 5 & 8              75.14%                     72.05%                     Total Students

Grades 5 & 8              59.5%                   66.6%                   Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grades 5 & 8              27.99%                     48.58%                     Special Education

English/LA                   2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

       

Grade 5                      71%                     83.9%                   Total Students

Grade 8                      52%                     59.8%

Grade 5                      28.5%                   77.8%                   Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grade 8                      50%                     25%

Grade 5                      35%                     56.3%                   Special Education

Grade 8                      18%                     45%

Math                    2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

Grade 5                      71%                     93.7%                   Total Students

Grade 8                      66%                     61.4%                  

Grade 5                      28.5%                   95%                     Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grade 8                      33%                     37.5

Grade 5                      30%                     62.5%                   Special Education

Grade 8                      8%                   35%

Oaklea / State Score Comparisons – AYP 03/04 and 04/05 – Meets/Exceeds Percentages.

Reading/Lit           2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

Grade 5                      71/75                    84/81                    Total Students

Grade 8                      52/59                    60/63                   

Grade 5                      35/42                    56/50                    Special Education

Grade 8                      18/19                    45/23                   

Grade 5                      */54                      78/62                    Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grade 8                      */32                      25/36                   

Grade 5                      */65                      76/72                    Econ. Disadvantaged

Grade 8                      */42                      49/47                   

*= Results for a small number of students is not reported.  If the total in any group is less than 5, an asterisk is reported instead.

Oaklea / State Score Comparisons – AYP 03/04 and 04/05 – Meets/Exceeds Percentages.

Math                    2003-2004              2004-2005              Population

Grade 5                      71/79                    94/84                    Total Students

Grade 8                      66/59                    61/64                   

Grade 5                      30/47                    63/56                    Special Education

Grade 8                      8/19                      35/24                   

Grade 5                      29/60                    95/69                    Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grade 8                      33/32                    38/39                   

Grade 5                      */69                      89/76                    Econ. Disadvantaged

Grade 8                      */42                      44/48                   

* = Results for a small number of students is not reported.  If the total in any group is less than 5, an asterisk is reported instead.

Oaklea / State Score Comparisons – AYP 04/05 – Meets/Exceeds Percentages.

Writing                    2004-2005              Population

Grade 7                      50/39                    Total Students

Grade 7                      25/8                      Special Education

Grade 7                      38/20                    Ethnicity (Hispanic)

Grade 7                      46/25                    Econ. Disadvantaged

Oaklea Goals – School Improvement Plan – 2005 Update

             

The meeting adjourned at

                                                                                                                                                                                     

Superintendent / Clerk                                                            Chair, Board of Directors