In a continuing effort toward creating a collaborative culture, please find a summary of the Scott County Board of Education meeting on December 9, 2014. This is being forwarded to all employees and parents/community via e-communications. This is merely a summary and not to be perceived as official board minutes.
During the December 9, 2014 meeting of the Scott County Board of Education, Scott County High School Teacher Katie Booth recognized students Rick McQueen and Emily Thierstein who competed in the national “Who Wants to be a Mathematician” contest. Teacher Regina Fritsch and FFA Officers shared an update of club activities with the board. Members of the FFA have attended state and national conventions, earned the state gold emblem, and raised 16,700 pounds of food for the local AMEN House this year.
In other business, the Scott County Board of Education approved consent items for donations, fundraisers, grants, and items for surplus before approving the contract for architect services with Sherman Carter Barnhart to build a second high school. Members voted to approve 20 year roof warranties for hail damaged buildings. Director of Maintenance Zan Rexroat informed members of the board that all but two roofs damaged in the October hail storm have been repaired. Members also approved the District Improvement Plan for 2015 as presented.
The Scott County Board of Education approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. You can view the 2015-16 approved calendar by clicking on the following link: http://www.scott.kyschools.us/docs/Calendar.pdf.
Members set a meeting for January 13, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Great Crossing Office Complex. The schedule of board meetings for 2015 will be an item on the agenda for this meeting.
Superintendent Patricia Putty recognized Board Chairperson Roger Ward and long-time member Becky Sams. On behalf of Scott County Schools, Mrs. Putty expressed appreciation for their thoughtful dedication and years of service. Mrs. Sams has served as a member of the board for 24 years. A reception in honor of Dr. Ward and Mrs. Sams was held before the start of the Dec. 9th meeting.