Arthur Community Unified School District 305 Board of Education met Aug. 21.
Here is the minutes provided by the board:
The regular meeting of the Arthur Board of Education was called to order by President Beth Wiley at 6:00 pm in the Arthur CUSD Unit Office with the following members present: Suzi Berkich, Brock Casteel. Monica Green. Ryan Nettles, Justin Wierman, Beth Wiley and Mr. Shannon Cheek. Kristie Mechling arrived at 6:04 pm. Visitors were also present.
A motion was made by Suzi Berkich, seconded by Kristie Mechling to approve the consent agenda as presented which included bills for approval of $292,323.47. Upon roll. all members present voted yea. Motion carried.
Principal's Reports were presented. See attached.
Amanda Romine reported about the success of online registration through Skyward.
Superintendent's Report was presented. See attached.
During Board Comment, Kristie Mechling expressed her excitement for the start of a new, good school year. Suzi Berkich commented about following all the activities on Twitter and everything looks fun and exciting. Beth Wiley remarked the junior high brochure given out at First Night at AGS was great.
A short break was taken at 7:03 pm.
A motion was made by Justin Wierman, seconded by Ryan Neilles to enter executive session at 7:15 pm under the Open Meetings Act for the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline. performance. or dismissal of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District to determine its validity. 5 ILCS 120/2 ( CX1) and for collective bargaining matters between the District and its employees (5 ILCS 120/2(C)2)). All members present voted yea. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Suzi Berkich, seconded by Monica Green to leave executive session at 7:25 pm. All present voted yea. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Brock Casteel, seconded by Ryan Nettles 10 accept executive session minutes as read in executive session. Upon roll, all members present voted yea. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Suzi Berkich. seconded by Ryan Nettles to approve the personnel report as presented which includes: approved Heather Piper as Assistant High School Scholastic Bowl Coach and Freshman Class Sponsor. approved Chantell Benedict as Junior Class Sponsor. approved Kayla Huckleby as Freshman Class Sponsor. approved Alisha Henning as LGS Concessions Manager, approved Jill Wulff as LGS Student Council, approved Pam Boddy as a long term substitute, approved Lisa Feriozzi as 1''Grade Teacher at AGS, approved Paige Cherry as an Aide al AHGS, approved Lesley Fleming as Web Page Manager and Yearbook Coordinator at AHGS. accepted resignation from Tabatha Davis as Assistant Sofiball Coach, accepted resignation from Shannon Blesse as Administrative Assistant, accepted resignation from Kelly Martina as JH Math at LGS, and accepted resignation from Megan Parsons as 1' Grade Teacher at AGS. Upon roll, all members present voted yea. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Suzi Berkich, seconded by Justin Wierman to adjourn al 2:28 pm. All members present voted yea. Motion carried.