"At The Board" February 10, 2015











? Board President, Beverley Scroggins wanted to thank Granite City Senior High School and express how proud she was at the way the staff handled the situation on Thursday, February 5, 2015. The staff was prepared and handled the situation courageously and effectively. A special thanks to Curt Watters, Daren DePew, Stacie Miller, Eric Hill, SRO John Redstone, and the Granite City Police Department.


? Approved the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education Held on January 27, 2015.


? Approved the following consent agenda items:


? Bill List




1. Bill List from February 5, 2015 (754 & a-f)



? Gifts (756)


? Approved to rescind the action of previous meetings on retirements:




Name Position Effective


Dan Bone Custodian/Mitchell June 30, 2015



? Accepted the following retirements and resignations:




Name Position Reason Effective


Dan Bone Custodian/Mitchell Retirement March 30, 2015



? Approved the following leaves of absence:




Name Position Reason Effective


Kyle Briggs PE Teacher/Grigsby Medical 01/06/2015 – 03/30/2015



? Employed Daryl Munger as the Director of Buildings and Grounds effective July 1, 2015.


? Employed Laura Bridick as a Special Education Secretary effective July 1, 2015.






? Approved the following for elementary duty for the 4th quarter of the 2014-2015 school year:




Frohardt Maryville Mitchell



Kathy Neal Dawn Bruder Peggy Wilson


Jennifer Meznarich Whitney Sykes William Cochran


Ann Mayhall Tiffany Boyd Genie Welch


Erica Stone Kelly Gutierrez Erica DiChristofano



Prather Wilson Worthen



Barb Lambert Angelique Dorris Christy Marana


Nita Creek Kim Winter Billy Niepert


Cathy Neidhardt Leah McFarland Patrick McBride


Staci Melvin Scott Schardan - Debbie Vorce -


Debra Vorce Allison Bozarth



? Approved the following extra-curricular recommendations for Fall 2015:




Name Position



Jamie Mihu Head Football Cheerleading Coach/GCHS


Meagan Watkins Head Soccer Cheerleading Coach/GCHS


Tina Buck Dance Coach/GCHS


Danielle Emerick Assistant Softball Coach/GCHS


John Moad Athletic Director



? Approved the following amended policies:




3:30 AP2 Administrative Procedure – Executive Secretarial Employees


5:30 AP3 Administrative Procedure – Educational Support Personnel, Non-Supervisory




8:20 Community Relations



? Approved the following Certified and Classified substitutes for the 2014-2015 school year:







Derrick Ballard (Administrative)






Lance Kennerly, Rodney Cox



? Accepted the FY2015 School District Library Program Grant in the amount $4,647.75 for GCHS, CJHS, and Grigsby.


? Approved the distribution of a letter to all 5th and 11th grade students from the Illinois Department of Public Health stating that beginning next school year, all students entering the 6th and 12th grades will be required to show proof of recent meningococcal conjugate vaccination (MCV) as well as posting the letter on the website.






? Approved the disposal of AV equipment that is old, obsolete, broken and/or too costly to repair.


? Approved to allow for future consideration to enter into a pool of monies with other taxing bodies to challenge inaccurate property assessments.


? Expelled one GCHS student for infractions of the student "Code of Conduct" with services from February 10, 2015 through February 10, 2016.


Posted Date:2/11/2015