Unified School District #377 Board of Education
306 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023
(913) 833-4040 / FAX (913) 833-4210 / www.usd377.org
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Wednesday March 8, 2023
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
Regular Session (A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
1.0 MEETING OPENING
1.01 Call the meeting to order
1.02 Approval of the agenda
ACTION NEEDED: MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGENDA
2.0 HEARING OF THE AUDIENCE (A)
Speakers are encouraged to register by calling the Clerk of the Board at (913) 833‐5050 by 2:00 PM on the day of the meeting. Speakers may also register at the BOE meeting site, prior to the beginning of the meeting.
Hearing of Audience Rules:
The Board President shall be responsible for recognizing any speaker, maintaining proper order, and adhering to the set time limit. The President may interrupt or terminate an individual’s statement if it is disruptive, not germane to the business or activities of the Board, or in violation of Kansas Statutes regarding meetings or activities of the Board.
The Board President may deny any individual speaking privileges if previous conduct of the individual has indicated that the orderly conduct of a meeting may be threatened by that person’s appearance. The President has the option to stop the proceedings and poll the Board to determine if a speaker may continue.
During an open session, the Board shall not hear personal attacks, or rude or defamatory remarks of any kind about any employee or student of the School District or any person connected with the School District. The Board will also not accept public comments containing vulgar or obscene language. Any individual wishing to make a complaint about school personnel shall submit the complaint in writing to the Superintendent. If the complaint involves the Superintendent it shall be submitted in writing to the President of the Board.
State Wrestling -
NEKL Heavy Wt Lifter of the Year – Breyton Hewitt
All Time Scoring Leader – Addison Schletzbaum
1000 pt scorer – Addison Scheltzbaum
100 career wins – Bricen Lee
State FFA Degree Recipients:
National Business Professionals of America Qualifier
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.01 Approval of Minutes 2.8.2023
4.02 Approval of Financials
4.0201 Activity Reports, Bills & Claims
4.0202 Treasurer's Report
4.03 Acceptance of the Greenbush Virtual Academy Memorandum of Understanding
4.04 Acceptance of Correspondences
4.0401 Keystone Superintendents Minutes 2.9.2023
4.0402 Keystone Board of Directors mtg minutes 1.18.2023
4.0403 OPAA! February Newsletter
4.0404 OPAA! March Newsletter
4.0405 Keystone Superintendents Agend 3.9.2023
4.05 Acceptance of the Personnel Report
4.06 Acceptance of the KSDE Audit Summary
4.07 Acceptance of Food Service On-Site Reviews
4.08 Acceptance of Administrator Reports
4.0801 Mr. Wallisch
4.0802 Mrs. McMillan
4.0803 Mr. Shelton
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Board Clerk
5.02 Superintendent’s Report
5.03 Keystone Report
6.0 OLD BUSINESS
7.0 NEW BUSINESS
7.01 Band Trip Proposal (A)
Purpose: The band would like to plan for a trip in May of 2024. They will be making a proposal for approval from the Board.
Recommendation: To approve the Band Trip as presented.
7.02 2023-2024 School Calendar (A/D)
Supporting Documents: 2023-2024 School Calendar
Recommendation: To approve the 2023-2024 School Calendar as presented.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL (A)
Recommendation (35 minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss non-elected personnel matters pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume in the boardroom at_______.
9.0 ACTION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION