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AGENDA ROLLA BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING D. KENT KING ADMINISTRATION CENTER THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010 5:00 P.M.

1. PRELIMINARY BUSINESS Duly published as per §610.020 RSMo., the Rolla School District No 31 Board of Education will meet in the D. Kent King Administration Center, 500A Forum Drive, Rolla, Missouri, Thursday, May 6, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. The Closed Session portion of the meeting will be held in the upstairs Conference Room (Room 219). Attendance at Closed Session Meetings is limited to the Board of Education, Administrative or Supporting Personnel as required by the Board of Education, and individuals or employees participating in a Board Hearing process. The Open Session portion will be held in the Board/Lecture Room (Room 134) of the D. Kent King Administration Center. Closed Session is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. Open Session is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. The Rolla Public Schools Board of Education adheres to Robert's Rules of Order parliamentary procedure. Individuals wishing an audience with the Board of Education are invited to speak at regular Board of Education Meetings during PUBLIC HEARINGS AND PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD. Individuals wishing to speak will be recognized by the Board President. When you are recognized, please state your name for the record. Board of Education Meetings are sometimes tape recorded by individuals in the audience without the Board of Education's knowledge. While taping is legal, please be aware that any comments you make and/or sidebar conversations you have may be recorded for their use. The Board of Education does not have access to copies of these tapes. A. CALL TO ORDER Meeting called to order by the president, Kelly Long, at 5:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Kelly Long, President Keith Strassner, President Elect Jeanne Cavender, Member Jane Haskell, Member Molly Malone, Treasurer James "Jamie" Myers, Member Jim Packard, Member ACTION

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Erica Westenberg, Student Representative Nancy McWhorter, Secretary Jerry Giger, Superintendent Aaron Zalis, Deputy Superintendent Craig Hounsom, Assistant Superintendent Vicki Gorman, Finance Director C. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Recommendation is made that the agenda be adopted (as amended). ACTION

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CLOSED SESSION A roll call vote is taken for all action items in Closed Session. A. ACTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION It is recommended that the meeting be closed with a closed vote and a closed record for the purposes listed in the Closed Session portion of the agenda. (§610.021 RSMo.) APPROVAL OF CLOSED MINUTES Closed minutes of the following meeting are submitted for approval: 1) April 15, 2010--regular board meeting PERSONNEL ISSUES (§610.021 (3& 13) RSMo.) STUDENT ISSUES (§610.021 (6 & 14) RSMo.) ACTION TO OPEN MEETING It is recommended that the meeting be opened. ACTION

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PUBLIC HEARINGS AND PRESENTATIONS TO/BY THE BOARD A. MSBA BOARD REPORT The May Missouri School Boards Report will be presented. TEACHER OF THE YEAR The board would like to take this opportunity to recognize Mr. Christopher Wright for being selected as the district's Teacher of the Year Representative for the state contest. Mr. Wright is well respected throughout the district by staff, students and parents. He is a very dedicated teacher and has a talent for connecting with his students. Mr. Wright is involved in both school and community organizations as well as being the technology coordinator for Wyman Elementary School Mr. John Frederick was also nominated by the Middle School for this honor. He is an outstanding teacher and goes over and above the call of duty in his daily activities. The district is fortunate to have two such outstanding teachers

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capable and willing to represent the district. C. DUKE TALENT IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM On behalf of the Board, Mr. Long will recognize the students who participated in the 2009-10 Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search. The Duke University Talent Identification Program was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to the cultivation and education of talented youth. The 7the Grade Talent Search identifies academically talented 7th graders based on standardized test scores achieved while attending elementary or middle school. These candidates are invited to complete either the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT Assessment college entrance examination. Duke TIP then provides the participants with comparative information concerning their academic abilities and resources for unique educational opportunities. The goal is to assist young people with excellent mathematical or verbal aptitude. This year Rolla had eight students who qualified for State Recognition which means that they scored at or above the national average on a least one part of the SAT or the ACT. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) D. Omar Ahmed Rohit Allada Vasanth Balakrishnan Abigail Davis Kessah Headrick Josh Lawrence Sofie Luna Ashwini Krishnamurthy

DECA DECA is an organization of marketing students in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guam, Germany and South Korea. The Rolla DECA Chapter has twenty members and competes with chapters from all of these locations, some with several hundred members. The Rolla DECA Chapter is the International Muscular Dystrophy Association Fund-raising champions this year. The chapter raised $31,000 for MDA this year. The board would like to recognize Rob Eckhoff, instructor, for his outstanding work with this student club. NATIONAL HISTORY DAY FINALISTS Thirty-one students from Rolla Junior High competed in the statelevel National History Day competition at the University of Missouri-Columbia on Saturday, April 10. Participating students from throughout the state presented their research papers, exhibits, video documentaries, interactive websites, and dramatic performances on the 2010 theme of "Innovation in History: Impact and Change". RJH brought home two 1st place entries. These students will represent Missouri at the National History Day Competition June 13-17 at the University of Maryland-College Park. RJH also had four other entries which were state finalists in their categories.

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On behalf of the board, Mr. Long will recognize the following students: Aysen Malone--1st place Junior Division Research Paper "Survival of the Fittest: The Struggle and Success of Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection" Rebecca Hanlin, Jessica Nutt and Payton Powell--1st place Junior Group Exhibit "Lewis Hine: Child Labor Exposed" Emily Fox--4th place Senior Division Research Paper "The United States Constitution: Impact and Change" Abbie Darnell--4th place Senior Division Website "Freedom Riders: Innovation in Protest" Katie Brow and Emily Strassner--4th place Senior Division Group Documentary "Norman Borlaug's Hybrid Dwarf Wheat and the Green Revolution" Lea Ahrens, Chloe Dunaway and Heidi Guetersloh--5th place Senior Group Exhibit "Lowell Mill Girls: Weaving History"

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MISSOURI COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS Mr. Long will recognize students who participated in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics District Math Competition. The competition was held at Mark Twain Elementary School April 10, 2010. 1) 2) 3) 4) Sam Kimball--Truman--2nd in Math Concepts Matthew Fann--Truman--3rd in Problem Solving & Concepts Lexi Turner--Wyman--4th in Math Concepts Mackenzie Clayton--Wyman--Honorable Mention in Math Concepts 5) Josie Crouch--Wyman--Honorable Mention in Problem Solving 6) Nicholas Janke--Mark Twain--Honorable Mention in Problem Solving 7) Jessica Qui--Wyman--Honorable Mention in Problem Solving OPTIMIST SPELLING BEE On behalf of the board, Mr. Long will recognize students who placed in the Optimist Spelling Bee held Tuesday, April 27, 2010 1) 2) 3) 4) Jessica Qiu--Wyman--1st place 4th grade Sam Kimball--Truman--2nd place 4th grade McKenna Disbrow--1st place 5th grade Colton Headrick--RMS--2nd place 5th grade

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2010 MISSOURI SCHOLARS 100 On behalf of the Board, Mr. Long, board president, will recognize two RHS students who have been selected for the 2010 Missouri Scholars 100. Missouri Scholars 100 is a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri's top academic students in the graduating class. The chosen students were recognized April 25 in Columbia, MO. To be eligible students must have a GPA of 3.75, a minimum ACT score of 29 or a minimum SAT score of 1900, be ranked in the upper 10% of the class and have taken upper level classes in

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mathematics, science, English and foreign language. They must also have excellent attendance, be exemplary school citizens and be involved in the school activity program. Students from RHS being recognized tonight are: 1) Morgan Carlile 2) Micah Fouke I. QUESTIONS FROM THE FLOOR At this time any person wishing to speak on any question previously discussed through administrative channels and not on the agenda will be granted five minutes to make a presentation to the Board. Please state your name for the record. PRESENTATIONS ON AGENDA ITEMS Any person wishing to speak on any items on the agenda will be granted five minutes to make a presentation. Please state your name for the record. ACTION

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CONSENT AGENDA A Consent Agenda is utilized by the Rolla Board of Education as a means of dealing with routine matters which must be considered by the Board of Education but require a minimum of discussion. All Board of Education members receive and review written information supporting the items listed on the Consent Agenda well in advance of the meeting. While any Board of Education member is welcome to remove any item from the Consent Agenda for separate consideration or discussion for any reason, normally, all items on the Consent Agenda are approved in one motion with a minimum of discussion. It is recommended that the following items be approved: A. MINUTES Minutes from the following meetings are submitted for approval: 1) April 15, 2010--regular board meeting FINANCIAL STATEMENT 1) Ending March 31, 2010 2) March Monthly Investment and Earnings Report BILLS FOR PAYMENT HIRING OF SUPPORT STAFF Candidates for various support staff postings filled and resignations since April 15, 2010, are presented for approval. If Board members have questions or concerns about the support staff they are urged to call Dr. Zalis prior to the meeting. SUBSTITUTE TEACHER LIST A list of substitute teachers, new since April 15, 2010 is presented for Board approval.

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TRANSFER OF FUNDS Authorization to transfer funds from General Fund to Teachers' Fund and a transfer from General Funds to Capital Projects as provided by statute. SURPLUS It is recommended that the following items be declared surplus: 1) 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT--RTI FY 09-10 CAREER LADDER COMPLETED The list of certificated staff completing their FY'10 Career Ladder Plans is submitted for approval. TUITION RATES Tuition rates for secondary and post-secondary classes at RTI & RTC are included for board approval. RETIREMENT RESOLUTIONS The following individuals will retire at the end of the 2009-10 school year: 1) Randall Arthur 2) Chuck Berendzen 3) Robert Eckhoff 4) Jerry Giger 5) Doris Gragg 6) Nancy Helton 7) Elaine Jones 8) Lucille Myers 9) Sharon Newberry 10) Charles "Chip" Parker 11) Cynthia Sachs 12) Sheryl Sandhaus 13) Jane Steelman 14) Rod Waldrip 36-39

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NEW BUSINESS A. STUDENT REPRESENATIVE PRESENTATION Erica Westenberg will give a presentation about student issues. BUILDING AND GROUNDS BUDGET The FY 2011 Building and Grounds Budget is presented for approval. SALARY RECOMMENDATION Dr. Giger will present a recommendation for the 2010-11 salary schedule. POLICY The following policies have been sent from MSBA and reviewed by the policy committee. These policies are presented for approval. 1) DIE--Audits DISCUSSION

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2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) 16) 17) 18) 19) 20) 21) 22) 23) 24) 25) 26) 27) 28) 29) 30) E.

DJC--Bidding Requirements DJF--Purchasing FEF--Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards GBBDA--Family and Medical Leave GBCC--Staff Cell Phone Use GBEBC--Criminal Background Checks GBH--Staff/Student Relations GCBA-R1--Professional Staff Salary Schedule GCD--Professional Staff Recruiting and Hiring GCN--Evaluation of Professional Staff GDBDA--Support Staff Leaves and Absences GDC--Support Staff Recruiting and Hiring GDL--Support Staff Development Opportunities IC--Academic Calendar/Year/Day IGBA--Programs For Students With Disabilities IGCD--Advanced College Placement/Dual Enrollment IGCE--District-Sponsored Instruction Options IKF--Graduation Requirements IKFB--Graduation Exercises IL--Assessment Program IND--School Ceremonies and Observances JEA--Compulsory and Part-Time Attendance JEC--School Admissions JED--Student Absences and Excuses JED-R--Student Absences and Excuses (High School) JEDA--Truancy JG--Student Discipline JHCB--Immunization of Students KKB--Audio and Visual Recording

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DISTRICT BID The board will award a contract for the following item: 1) Junior High School Roofing Bid Bids were received from: Weathercraft Inc. $79,993.00 Blackjack Roofing, Inc. $78,026.00 BOARD OF EDUCATION FUTURE ISSUES 1) 2nd MAY MEETING The next meeting is scheduled for May 20, 2010. 2) JUNE MEETING The June meetings are scheduled for June 10, 2010 and a brief morning meeting June 30 to complete the end of the year business.

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OLD BUSINESS A. RACE TO THE TOP As you know, Missouri was not selected to receive a grant in the first round of competition for the Race to the Top. DESE has been working on an application for a submission in Round 2. They have been working on the new application. A new signed Memorandum of Understanding will be needed if the district DISCUSSION/ACTION

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intends to participate in the work and receive grant funding. The MOU will be available on May 5. All of the MOUs will need to be returned by no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 14. B. FUELS FOR SCHOOLS Mr. Kelly Hinshaw will update the board about the process for the bio-mass boiler system at the Junior High School. SUMMER SCHOOL Mr. Hounsom will present updated information about Summer School. DISCUSSION

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WRITTEN REPORTS A B. C. PERPETUAL AGENDA CALENDAR FOR NEXT MONTH SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE REPORT ATTENDANCE REPORTS 1) Average Daily Attendance (ADA) by Month--March 2) Attendance Percentage by Month--March 167-168 169

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MONITORING REPORTS A. FINANCE 1) F6 Monthly financial reports

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ADJOURNMENT DATES TO REMEMBER VOLUNTEER LUNCHEON Thursday, May 13, 2010 Noon Zeno's SUPPORT STAFF BANQUET Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:00 p.m. RHS Cafeteria 2nd MAY BOARD MEETING Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:00 p.m. Closed Session 5:30 p.m. Open Session D. Kent King Administration Center 500A Forum Drive CERTIFICATED STAFF RECOGNITION Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:30 a.m. Rolla High School Cafeteria GRADUATION Friday, May 28, 2010 7:00 p.m. Gale Bullman Building JUNE BOARD MEETING Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:00 p.m. Closed Session 5:30 p.m. Open Session D. Kent King Administration Center 500A Forum Drive 2nd JUNE BOARD MEETING Wednesday, June 30, 2010 Morning (TBD) Administration Building 500A Forum Drive

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