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R-VI proceeds with Greenhouse Project

Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 11:24 am

trojan-1The Community R-VI School Board approved a measure for FFA Advisor Stacy French to move forward on the Greenhouse project.
During the meeting held on Wednesday, December 14, board members voted for French to apply for a Greenhouse grant after she discussed and presented several options.
French presented the board a FY2018 Greenhouse proposal showing a quote of $23,642.61 for a 24’x48’ structure constructed by the International Greenhouse Company.
Administration
Reports
According to meeting minutes, Community R-VI Superintendent Cheryl Mack discussed the preparation of the calendar for the next school year
Superintendent Mack also reviewed the Transportation Report and some possible upcoming changes in legislation. She presented a list of the CSIP, Bright Futures and Future Ready committees. Finally, she discussed expanding the AG department. There was nothing new to report from OPAA! Food Management.
Community R-VI Elementary Principal Tammy Angel reported that attendance for November was at 96%. She shared that the Christmas program went very well and was enjoyed by all. She stated that the K-2 staff have been introducing iPads back into the classroom. Finally, Principal Angel reported at this time, she has had zero office referrals for the month of December.
Secondary Principal Bob Curtis reported the secondary attendance for November was at 96%. 14 out of 164 students are below 90% attendance. Community participated in the Norm Stuart Classic and two students were awarded MVP in Deann Brooks and Cadin Escamilla. He shared information on a new program, “Odesseyware.” This would be used for credit recovery. Finally, he shared that the band and choir did a wonderful job at the Christmas program.
Miscellaneous
The board voted to approve the agenda as presented and the following consent items:
A. Meeting Minutes – Regular Session November 14, 2016
B. Transfer to Teacher’s Fund from General Fund
C. Nurse’s Report
D. Additions to the District Substitute List
E. District Evaluations
1. Special Education
The board voted to approve and pay the December 2016 bills.
Bailey Bowers, 3rd grade student, presented the elementary newsletter and updated the board on activities going on in the elementary.
Missy Carter, 3rd grade teacher, did a presentation on Plickers. She demonstrated the app’s functions and how it is used in the classroom.
Haley Nobis reported on the Future Ready Summit that she, Principal Angel, and Superintendent Mack attended. The summit was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.
Greg Fort read a thank you card from Kerry Dubbert. The board voted to approve a five-year contract, renewable each year, with OPAA! Food Management, Inc.
The board also voted to grant a residency waiver for the following minors: S.W., A.W. and D.W. for the remainder of the school year.