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August 20, 2013

Muskogee Board of Education at a glance


— At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Muskogee Board of Education:

• Heard an update on bond issue projects.

• Approved annual cooperative athletic agreement with St. Joseph Catholic School.

• Awarded naming rights for Indian Bowl’s football field to the Creek Nation for $75,000 over five years.

• Accepted a $76,664 bid from Texas Independent Elevator for a new elevator at the Board of Education Service and Technology Center.

• Approved standing resolutions.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Upon return to regular session, the board approved:  

• Hiring a new bus assistant, but tabled action on bus driver and a mechanic.

• Retirement of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Carsetta Rowland - 2nd Grade Teacher - Cherokee.

*Lonnie Simmons - 6th Grade Teacher - Sadler.

• Resignation of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Daniel Jefferson - Computer Teacher - MHS

• Resignation of the temporary extra-duty of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

STIPEND    NAME    SITE    AMOUNT

BASKETBALL    

Denise Webb        AR        $2,723

CROSS COUNTRY    

Boys-Head            Daniel Jefferson        MHS    $1,320    

• Employment of the temporary extra-duty of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

STIPEND    NAME    SITE    AMOUNT

ACTIVITIES

ACADEMIC PURSUIT

Levi Capps    MHS    $1,156

David Dewoody    AR    $1,212

CHEER

2nd Assistant    Susan Gatzman    AR    $2,366

2nd Assistant    Megan Harmon    AR    $2,366

CHOIR

Teresa Pointer    MHS    $4,516

CLASS SPONSORS

11th Grade    Melissa O’Dell    MHS    $1,230

12th Grade    Terri Brossett    MHS    $1,230

CURRICULUM COORDINATORS

Elective    April Coen    AR    $2,6988

Math    Catherine Dennis    AR    $2,688

Reading    Tina Greer    AR    $2,688

Science    Debra Kinman    AR    $2,688

Social Studies    Pamela Morgan    AR    $2,688

Special Education    Lisa Rogers    AR    $2,688

Language Arts    Keli Wilbourn    AR    $2,688

Special Education    Michelle Chambers    MHS    $3,763

English    Deborah Gould    MHS    $3,763

Social Studies    Jack Reavis    MHS    $3,763

GIFTED & TALENTED

Shelly Beck    Cherokee    $2,000

Beverly Boyer    Creek    $2,000

Brad Huddleston    Creek    $2,000

Sarah McWilliams    Harris Jobe    $2,000

Annie Stevenson        Sadler    $2,000

Jessica Hiseley    Sadler    $2,000

Georgie Chapuis    Sadler    $2,000

Annetta Custer    Whittier    $2,000

HONOR SOCIETY

National    Susan Gatzman    AR    $620

State    Susan Gatzman    AR    $620

JOURNALISM

Yearbook    Debra Kinman    AR    $1,220

Speech/Drama    Beverly Boyer    MHS    $1,043

Speech/Drama    Emily Finney    MHS    $1,043

PSYCHOMETERIST

Kim Stotts    District    $1,734

ROBOTICS

Assistant    Mark Colvin    MHS     $1,500

SAFETY PATROL

Sally Denton    Grant Foreman    $500

Patricia Brewster    Harris-Jobe    $500

Kay Middleton-Price    Irving    $500

STUDENT COUNCIL

Brad Huddleston    Creek    $500

Joanne Myers    Grant Foreman    $500

Heather Miller    Harris Jobe    $500

Shawna Shorb    Irving    $500

Georgie Chapuis    Sadler    $500

Nelita Cash    Whittier    $500

Steve Thomas    AR    $1,500

TESTING COORDINATORS

Rebecca Parks    BFSA    $1,000

Carole McBride    Cherokee    $1,000

Charolette Mitchell    Creek    $1,000

Joanne Myers    Grant Foreman    $1,000

Jared Johnson    Harris-Jobe    $1,000

Kay Middleton-Price    Irving    $1,000

Misti Loge    Sadler    $1,000

Rogena McClain    Whittier    $1,000

THEMATIC LEADERS

Science    Susan Perry    BFSA    $1,272

TITLE I TUTOR

Nancy Burris    Murrow Home    $25/hr

Jennifer Norwood    Murrow Home    $25/hr

VIDEO PRODUCTION

Debbie Young    Pershing    $1,183

Joe Owens    AR    $1,183

Shane Stewart    MHS    $1,183

WEBPAGE DESIGN

Brad Huddleston    Creek    $806

Michelle Behrens    BFSA    $806

Megan Harmon    Grant Foreman    806

Gina Batie    Harris-Jobe    $806

Rebecca Scheihing    Sadler    $806

Mary Thompson    Tony Goetz    $806

Rogena McClain    Whittier    $806

Carolyn Madding    RAA    $806

Debra Kinman    AR    $2,000

Mike Walcutt    MHS    $3,000

YEARBOOK

Samantha Fowler    BFSA    $538

Christy Lockhart    Cherokee    $538

Joanne Myers    Grant Foreman    $538

Gina Batie    Harris-Jobe    $538

Aprel Paris    Irving    $269

Lisa Lamont    Irving    $269

Georgie Chapuis    Sadler    $538

Melissa Jackson    Whittier    $538

• Employment of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Michelle Colclasure - Speech Pathologist - ECC

• Temporary employment of the certified staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Ashley Eller - Kindergarten Teacher - BFSA    1 Semester Contract.

*Kimberly Flanary - 1st Grade Teacher - Pershing

*Linda Kennedy - 6th Grade - Sadler

*Ethel Gault - Special Education - AR

*Joie Estes-Sneed - Math Teacher - AR

*Paul McCann - Social Studies - MHS

• Family medical leave of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

* Harlan Bennett - Custodian - Maintenance

• Resignation of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Phelisha Cope - 7hr School’s Out! Site Leader - Tony Goetz

*Jason Ford - Computer Technician - District

• Resignation of the temporary extra-duty of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

STIPEND    NAME    SITE    AMOUNT

CHEER

Assistant Lay    Trey Rhoads    MHS    $2,200

• Temporary employment of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

* Prentiss McNac - E.I.P. Monitor - AR

• Employment of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Tesha Bray - Enrollment Clerk - BEST Center

*Phillip Barnoski - Indian Education Family Liaison - BFSA/Pershing    effective

*Lisa Grimes - Paraprofessional - Grant Foreman

*Tim Denton - Paraprofessional - MHS

*Sharon Roberts-Raaen - Before & After School Leader-Tony Goetz

• Employment of the temporary extra-duty of the support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

STIPEND    NAME    SITE    AMOUNT

CHEER

Head Lay    Trey Rhoades    MHS    $7,912

• Employment of the salaried support staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Tracie Goodspeed - LPC - RAA

*Martin Lang - Assistant Drill Instructor - RAA

*John Petty - Head Wrestling Coach/Dropout Prevention Officer- MHS

*Shirley Morgan-Glenn - LPC - RAA, 1st Sem.

• Resignation of the administrative staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

*Alton Lusk - Assistant Principal - AR

• Tabled administrative salary adjustments for the 2013-2014 school year.

• Tabled support salary adjustments.

ONLINE ONLY

STANDING RESOLUTIONS

• Minutes of Previous Meetings.

• Schedule of Payments  — Checks to be issued in payment of June/July encumbrances/invoices as duly audited from the funds and in the amounts listed below and itemized in the financial reports:  

AP - Checks # 20140001 to 20140213, $1,575,800.97

PR - Checks #1300157 & 1400001, $1,801.78

DD’s - # 1361545 to 13616534, $340,871.89

DD’s - # 1450001 to 1450134           

• Schedule of Encumbrances - Numbered    21306346 to 21400354 -  $5,203,885.19

• Operating & Investment Funds July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013:

    1.    Operating Account    $6,654,833.73

    

• Financial Report, FY 2014 Expense / Revenue Report;  FY 2014 Activity Fund; FY 2014 Balance Sheet

• PO’s over $3,500/$10,000 (per fund)

21400533    Midwest Sporting Goods    11    $8,098.70    Football Gear

21400536    Alert Services Inc.    $6,777.16    Supplies

21400572    TigerDirect Inc.    $3,970.20    Projector

21400605    Deep River Resources Inc.    $63,850    Programming Services

21400607    Office Connections    $7,000    Supplies

21400628    Sudden Link    $11,000    Internet

21400631    NSBA    $4,675    Annual Membership

21400643    Joshua Buckner    $5,000    Engineering Services

21400655    NCS Pearson    $27,180    Tech Licenses

21400656    Krueger International    $24,937.12    Technology Furniture

21400687    TRS    $20,892.24    Federal Matching

21400729    Advanced Manufacturing    $4,010    Project Lead The Way

21400732    NCS Pearson    $6,400.80    Technology Subscription

21400733    IBM Corporation    $9,182.15    System Storage Increase

21400741    Franklin Covey    $11,900    Contract Services

21400742    DHS    $55,000    Social Workers

21400747    Learning.Com    $28,375    OnLine Curriculum

21400752    Midwest Sporting Goods    $8,125.15    Football Gear/Equipment

21400778    School Improvement Network    $59,950    Licensing

21400821    Tiger Direct    $24,696.24    Student Laptops

21400822    Toshiba    $14,500    Student Laptops

21400841    TRS    $5,644.53    July Fed’l deposit

21400941    Saied Music    $4,000    Band

21400959    Tyler Technologies    $9,700    Tech License

21401025    Archipelago Learning    $94,102.72    Study Island Licenses

21401128    Thompson School Book Dep    $16,857.13    OK History

21401129    Archway Mkt Svc        $3,517.25    German Books

21401161    Thompson School Book Dep    $8,475.08    Math Books

21400603    Pitney Bowes Inc.    21    $48,440    Security Stations

21400820    BancTrust    $4,020,980    Lease Revenue Bond Pymt

21400622    Tankersley Brothers    22    $375,000    Milk Products

21400623    Sadler Paper Co    $20,000    Annual Disposables

21400624    US Foodservice    $35,000    Disposables

21400625    Ecolab Inc.    $19,500    Chemicals

21400843    Pilgrims Pride Corp    $11,220    Groceries

21400963    Trasor Corp    $14,000    CNS Freezer Repairs

21400630    Presidio Network Solutions    28    $1,352,042.72    Tech Supplies & Licenses

21400653    Business Imaging Systems    $22,965    Licenses

21400654    Business Imaging Systems    $28,016.85    Licenses

21400686    Lum’s Sales & Services    $24,477.77    Repair Parts

21400739    Process Equipment Co    $47,226.94    Cooling Towers

21400744    Hewlett Packard    $181,600    Teacher Laptops

21400745    Toshiba    $14,500    Laptops

21400779    Process Equipment Co.    $47,226.94    Cooling Towers

21400919    SPX Coolinh Technologies    $48,226.94    Replace Cooling Towers

21401055    Presidio Network Solutions    $24,851.63    Cable Installation

21401126    James Hodge Ford    $78,564    Athletic Vans (3)

21400163    Hewlett Packard    $817,456    Laptops - ARJH

21400164    Hewlett Packard    $1,634,912    Laptops - MHS

21401165    Hewlett Packard    $61,309.20    Laptops - Sadler

21401166    Hewlett Packard    $143,054.80    Laptops - BFSA

21400602    Thompson School Book Dep    $12,242.82    Every Day Math Bks

21401167    NCS Pearson    $902,085    Digital Curriculum / Svcs

21400917    Stephen McDonald & Assoc    $48,427.50    Bond Counsel Services

• Policies: DLC Student Out-District Expenses (page 1 - new guidelines/procedures and meals allowances).

• Contracts    

    VLife - Live webcasting Services    $9,500

    Presidio - network upgrades    $316,437.38  (services not equipment)

    Outside Counseling Agencies:

    Integrity Pathways      

    MCCOYS

    Green Country Behavioral Health.   

    Song Byrd Behavioral Health   

    Oklahoma Families First

    Vision & Hearing Screenings: Sandi Oney   

Psychological Evaluations:

    Todd Graybill  

    Misty Boyd   

Physical Therapy: Cathy Gray   

Occupational Therapy:  Beth Anne Manipella

K.  Sanctioning    Whittier PTA    MHS Kicker Club    Creek Elem PTO    Pershing PTA

    Muskogee Dugout Club  Lady Roughers BBall   Roughers Boys BBall (all pending training)