Hollis School Board
Gail Paludi, Principal, HPS
Carol Thibaudeau, Principal, HUES
to order by Vice Chair
Julie Forgaard -- Hollis Strategic Planning Committee
(HSPC). Julie is working with
The HSB members commended Julie and the HSPC for being pro-active and not reactive and for putting together the report and presentation.
With regard to the talk around town about an impending need for a third Hollis elementary school, the HSB has not discussed this issue and any opinions in circulation did not come from the Hollis School Board.
Discussion of the state of the
KC Morgan arrived and presented her ideas
about starting an after-school writing and image-making program. She proposes two sessions per week: one for grades 1-3 and one for grades
4-6. She estimates having about 12 kids
per session and will use student teachers from her teaching job at
Principal’s Report – HPS
Gail recommended Sonya McTeague to fill in for Eileen Kidder from April 15th to year end while Mrs. Kidder is on maternity leave. Kathy moved and Doug seconded to approve Sonya McTeague as Eileen Kidder’s replacement as of April 15. Motion carried 4-0.
Lorraine Plourde is out on medical leave again. Sue LaRocque is filling in and has received her certificate (statement) of eligibility. Sue filled in last year for Mrs. Plourde and Gail stated that she is very adept. Jennifer stated the kids really like Sue as well.
Principal’s Report – HUES
Carol reported the following:
The Action Item List was reviewed.
Kathy will email
Doug moved to accept all policies A-L which have not been previously approved. Kathy seconded and motion carried 4-0. Kathy moved to instruct Kathy O’Sullivan to put the policies on line and to authorize an expenditure of no more than $750 for upkeep and maintenance. Doug seconded; motion carried 4-0.
Gail recommended a review schedule so that policies are continually looked at and updated by the school board. The HSB will ask the superintendent to develop a schedule and to implement with future school boards.
Anita mentioned that the SAU website is not being updated appropriately nor is it professional-looking. The principals concurred that the updates they submit are not being added to the website in a timely manner. Anita will follow-up with Rich Pike, Superintendent, and/or Rich Raymond, Technology Director.
Kathy moved for the HSB to support the proposed SRO position warrant article for the HSD and the HB Coop school district. Doug seconded. Motion carried 4-0.
The board has several financial questions which will need later follow up as neither Lee Ann or Mellinee were in attendance. The issues regard Primex and the water pump costs to be shared with the Coop.
Regarding correspondence from Flygare, Schwarz and Closson, the HSB is surprised by this and needs to see the original contract.
Kathy moved and Doug seconded to approve minutes of January 31, February 9 and February 16, 2006. Motion carried 4:0.
11:02 Non-public session
Doug moved and Kathy seconded to go into non-public session under RSA91-A3II (a) Personnel. Ms. de Lacy seconded. Passed 4-0 roll call vote.
11:51 Doug made a motion to come out of non-public session. Jennifer seconded. Passed 4-0 roll call vote.
Doug moved and Kathy seconded the motion to accept the staffing recommendations of the principals. Motion carried 4:0.
The principals left the meeting at 11:53 AM.
11:54 Non-public session
Kathy moved to re-enter non-public session under RSA91-A3II (a) Personnel. Jennifer seconded. Passed 4-0 roll call vote.
12:01 Kathy moved to return to public session; Doug seconded. Motion carried 4:0.
12:01 Kathy moved and Doug seconded the motion to adjourn. Motion carried 4:0 and meeting adjourned at 12:01 PM