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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Minutes Of The Wilkinson County Board Of Education. Katherine W. Sessions, Kimberly Alford, C CNA Surety, $175.00, 4021 W. Co. Note & Inter- A, iBiand C. $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Impact Training; Jackie Ashley, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Jennifer Ferioli, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Mary Wilson, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Elizabeth Patin, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; MichaeI J. McGraw, $75.00, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Lauren Vice, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Impact Training; Alicia Randall, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Carla Whitaker, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Alex Ventress, $75.00, 251i, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Charlsie Jensen, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Deborah R. Whetstone, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Impact Training; Maria Thomas, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Theresa Freeman, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Catherine Pourciau, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Impact Training; Crystal Mudd, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Ricky Jackson, $60.00, 1151, Security 10/13/17 FB Game; Xavier Reed, $60.00, 1151, Security 10/13/17 FB Game; Malcolm Lewis, $100.00, 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Keith O'Bannon $100.00, 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Kizzy Toy, $60.00, 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Merriel McCelieis, $100.00, 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Tony Nichols, $100.00 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Albert McKnight, $60.00, 1151, Referee 10/13/17 FB Game; Borden Dairy, $1,648.90, 2110, Milk All Cafeterias; The Merchants Co $8,741.52, 2110, Foods Caf- eterias; Curriculum Associates, $952.00, 1151, Instructional; Curriculum Associates, $4,669.50, 1151, Instruc- tional; Quill, $8,839.81,2211, Dis- trict Wide Technology; Accurate Label Designs, $111.95, 1120, Visitor Pass; MS High Sch. Athletic Assoc $90.00, 1120, State Passes (MHSAA); MS High Sch. Athletic Assoc $450.00, 1151, State Passes (MHSAA); MHSAA (MS High Sch. Act. Assoc.) $30.00, 1151, State Pass -WW; MHSAA (MS High Sch. Act. Assoc.) $30.00, 1151, State Pass -WH; Smith Printing-Natchez, $328.95, 1151, Receipt & De- posit Books; Southern Tire Mart (V), $2,208.08, 1120, Bus Tires; Rex Team Sports, $1,167.50, 1120, Basketball; Rex Team Sports, $1,167.50, 1151, Basketball; Elliott Electric Supply, $209.57, 1120, Sewer; Elliott Electric Supply, $332.34, 1120, Maintenance Supplies; Elliott Electric Supply, $18.50, 1120, AC; Casey Dobson, $75.00, 2511, Stipend 10/12/17 Im- pact Training; Positive Pest Control, $150.00, 1120, Pest; Positive Pest Control, $200.00,2110, Pest Super II Foods, $288.30, 2112, Bananas, Pears FES; Super II Foods, $233.10, 2112, Bananas, Pears WWMS; MS Dept. Of Employment Security, $4,435.08, 2820, Unemployment Benefits; Postmaster, $588.00, 1120, Stamps Supt. Office 12 Rolls; Meagan P. Tolliver, $68.27, 1120, Meals 10/17-20/17 Conference; Trimeka Gaines, $118.68, 2711, Travel 10/26-27/17 Workshop; Tyrone Perry, $106.72, 1120, Travel 10/25/7 Confer- ence; Viola A. Dennis, $49.68, 2610, Travel 10/24/17 Work- shop; The Armistad Law Firm, PLLC, $1,486.75, 1120, Oc- teber 2017 Hearings Confer- ence; The Armistad Law Firm, PLLC, $1,000.00, 1120, Re- tainer October 2017; McGehee, McGehee & Torrey, $1,091.33, 1120, K Thomas Hearing; Rosa L. Robinson, $330.00; 1120, Transport T. Robinson; PA, $3,500.00, 1120, GasB 34 Conversion Process; Kimberly M. Jackson, $112.92; 1120, Meals 10/17- 18/17 & 10/26-27/17; Wilk. Farmers CoOp $342.99, 1120, Benches for Sideline: Waters International (N); $131.95, 1120, Fuel Line For Bus 02-01; Waters International (N), $411.51, 1120, Bus Parts; Jr.'s Auto Parts, $40.00, 1120, Oil Dry Absorbent; K-Style, $920.00, 1151, Majorette Capes; Natchez Ford, $208.48, 1120, Maintenance Truck Parts; Office Depot (Natchez), $629.99, 1903, Yearbook Equipment; Porta Phone, $2,733.50, 1151, Football Headsets; Quality Glass Co $1,850.00, 1120, Windows; Quill, $246.78, 1120, Li- brary Use; Southern Pipe & Supply- Natchez, $211.10, 1120, Closet Kit; Southern Pipe & Supply- Natchez, $52.78, 2711, Clos- et Kit; Stine, $0.00, 1120, Ceiling Tile; Stine; $89.99, 1120, Shop- Vac; Comfort Plus Mechanical, LLC, $975.00, 1120, AC Re- pair; Comfort Plus Mechanical, LLC, $975.00, 1120, AC Re- pair; Treppendahl's Super Foods, $12.00, 1151, Roses (Homecoming); Treppondahl's Super Foods, $149.02, 1151, Visit- ing Bands (Homecoming); Treppendahl's Super Foods, $56.96,2211, Parental Involvement; Treppendahl's Super Foods, $111.40, 1151, Senior Night Pre-Game Meal; Treppendahl's Super Foods, $131.56, 1151, Senior Night Pre-Game Meal; Treppendahl's Super Foods, $85.99, 1151, Conces- sion for Football; Treppendahl's Super Foods, $101.43, 1151, Foot- ball Game 10/20/17; Jr.'s Auto Parts, $113.25, 1120, Bulb & Oil Filter; Baton Rouge Industries, Inc $1,175.90, 1120, Oil; Tempest Musical Instru- ment4~ $2,47.5.00,~ 1120, .In: struments; Town of Woodville, $692.93, 1120, Gas, Water WCHS; Town of Woodville, $89.14, 1120, Gas, Water, Sewer, Grb, Central Office; Town of Woodville, $52.20, 2711, Gas, Water, Vo-Tech: Town of Woodville, $89.14, 1120, Gas, Water, Sewer, Lunch & Title I; The Merchants Company, $1,675.72,2110, Food WCHS Cafeteria; Cintas Corp. #252, $2,944.17, 1120, Mats Mops, Supplies; Cintas Corp. #252, $2,527.70, 2711, Mats Mops, Supplies; Cintas Corp. #252, $2,519,35, 2110 Mats, Mops, Supplies, Uniforms; Crumbley Paper Co Inc $3,419.21, 2110, Food & Sup- plies Cafeterias; Crumbley Paper Co Inc $10,228.65, 2110, Food & SuppliesCafeterias; Kimberly M. Jackson, $242.42, 1120, Travel Oct. 2017 Meeting; AT&T, $170.59, 1120, Maintenance Billing;, Jones Junior Community College, $198.00, 7321, Dis- trict Registration FBLA; Key Rehab Associates, Inc $7,000.00, 2610, OT/PT Services Oct. 2017; Positive Pest Control, $320.00, 1120, Pest; 04 Entergy, $2,262148, 1120, Light Bill FES; 12 Entergy, $5,088.09, 1120, Light Bill WWMS; Donald R. Carter, Sr $350.00, 1120, Sewer Treat Nov. 2017; MS Reading Association, $220.00, 2290, Registration Bradford & Lawrence; MS Reading Association, $220.00, 2511, Registration Bradford & Lawrence; Beau Rivage Resort & Ca- sino, $364.74, 2290, Reserva- tion Bradford & Lawrence; Beau Rivage Resort & Ca- sino, $364.74, 2511, Reserva- tion Bradford & Lawrence; The Woodville Republican, $1,055.52, 1120, Advertise- ments; Bettie King, $8.00, 1151, Sashes For Homecoming; Bettie King, $40.00, 7321, Sashes For Homecoming; Quill, $160.45, 1151, Uni- form Up Keep for Football; Quill, $120.00, 2311, Tech- nology; Zeagler Music, $123.76, 1120, Repairs of Instru- ments; AirGas, Inc $37.10, 1120, Rent Hazmat; AT&T Mobility, $84.64, 2610, I Pads SPED; 1120, Bond J. Smallwood; CNA Surety, $175.00, 1120, Bond L. Boyd; Office Automation Center, $2,158.70, 1120, Contract Invoice; $2,158.70, 2211, Contract Invoice; $2,158.70, 2610, Contract Invoice; Office Automation Center, $1,588.75, 1120, Contract In- voice; $45.21, 2110, Contract Invoice; $45.21, 2290, Con- tract Invoice; $64.58, 2711, Contract Invoice; Lee Dixon, $50.00, 1151, Referee 8/24/17 FB Game; Central Office Supplies, $169.98, 2211, Star,Odyssey MKAS; BSN Sports, $382.97, 1151, Basketball; AT&T, $5,184.27, 1120, Telephone Bill October 2017; $25.55, 1151, Telephone Bill October; $119.27, 2110, Tele- phone Bill October; $92.80, 2211, Telephone Bill Octo- ber; $26.66, 2290, Telephone Bill October; $39.07, 2610, Telephone Bill October; $773.15, 2711, Telephone Bill October; Bankplus Wealth Mgt Group, $54,579.91, 2410, QSCB Tax Note Series 2010; Bankplus Wealth Mgt Group, $104,237.07, 4021, QSCB Tax Note Series 2010 Dora L. Monroe, $151.95, 2610, Travel Home Visits Oct 2017; Foster Insurance Agency, $2,000.00, 1120, Renewal of Surety Bond; Office Of The State Audi- tor, $50.24, 1120, Audit 3/1- 31/17; MS Labor Law Poster Service, $79.50, 1120, A1 3061821251 Labor Law Posters; Roosevelt Tolbert, $90.00, 1151, Referee 10/30/17 BB Game; Edward Russ, Jr $90.00, 1151, Referee 10/30/17 BB Game. Wilbert Whittley, $60.00, 1151, Referee 10/26/17 BB Game; Merriel McCelleis, $60.00, 1151, Referee BB Game 10/26/17; Office Automation Center, $96.89, 1120, Library Ink; Quill, $191.98, 2211, Com- puter Lab Supplies; Quill, $49.96, 2711, Tele- phone Cords; Quill, $180.56, 1120, Office Supplies; Quill, $24.99, 2711, Office Supplies; The Library i Store, $338.48, 1120, Library Ma- terials; The Library Store, $27.49, 1120, Library Materials; Quill, $544.75,1120, Office Supplies; Cutting Edge Glass, $265.00, 1120, Bus #14-1 TonerPrice.Com, $494.08, 1120, Printer Ink; Quill, $149.88; 1151, Homecoming Game Book; Quill, $90.76, 2711, Office Supplies; Quill, $141.95,2711, Office Supplies; Quill, $119.81,2711, Office Supplies; EUiott Electric. Supply, $395.00, 1120, Sewer; Scholastic Inc $52.10, 1120, Literary Informational Text; UMB-Natchez, $77,427.50, 4021, QSCB Se- ries 2014; Amanda Wootton, RPR, $1,375.00, 1120, Transcriber; Ougrette M. Brumfield, $2,000.00, 2511, Consulting Services; Margaret Williams, $2,000.00, 2511, Consulting Services Fannie Bateaste, $19.52, 1120, Reimburse Meals 9/25- 26/17; Delvin Hunter, $330.00, 1120, Transport B. Cocker- ham; Trimeka Gaines, $32.91, 2711, Meals 10/27/17 Work- shop; Casey Dobson, $119A4, 2511, Travel 10/18-20/17 Conference; Docket Total: $446,088.16 Total Expenditures By Fund Fund Description Claim Amount 1120 District Mainte- nance, $89,254.17; 1151 W. C. Schools Activity Fund, $20,483.62; 1903 WCSD Yearbook Funds, $629.99; 2110 W. Co. School Lunch, $55,018.54; 2112 Fresh Fruit & Veg- etable Grant, $1,302.40; 2211 Title I Low Grant Funds, $11,625.56; 2290 Consolidated Ad- mins Cost Grant, $917.29; 2311 Title 6--B-2 Rural Low Income, $879.96; 2410 EEF-Bldgs. and Bus- es, $84,579.91 2511 Title II-Improving Tea Qualit, $8,827.79; 2610 EHA, Part B, $9,484.04; 2711 Voc. Ed. Fd.-State & Imcal Fds $6,747.24; 2820 Unemploy. Comp. Revolving Fd $4,425.08; est Fund, $181,664.57; 7321 W. Co. Schs. Student Club Fd $238.00; Total For ~ Funds $446,088.16 Total Expenditures By Unit . Unit Description Claim Ainount 01 Central office (County- Wide), $308,922.69 04 Finch > Elementary, $15,955.32 06 Wilkinson Cotinty: El- ementary, $381748.89 08 Wilkinson County High School, $48,506.37 12 William Winans Middle School, $27,088.93 90 MLK Career & Tech- nology Center, $6,825.96 Total For Units $466,088.16 Superintendent Jack- son recognized Charisma Jackson, a student at Finch Elementary School, as the highest performer on the 3rd Grade Reading Test. She continued by stating she scored in excess of 1000 points, she is a Superinten- dent Scholar, and she exceed- ed proficiency. Superinten- dent Jackson also recognized Charisma Jackson's sister as being a Superintendent Scholar. Superintendent Jackson asked Regina Mc- Coy, Principal of Wilkinson County Elementary School, to read her list of scholars so that her students could also receive recognition. School Board President Linda Boyd stated there was a sign-in sheet posted for cit- izens who wanted to speak during public comments but no one signed it. Superintendent Jackson read a letter from St. Jude Children's Hospital, which thanked the school district for their support in memory of Joshua Smallwood. A parent from the Par- ent Teacher Association at Finch Elementary School approached the board to ask if it is ok for them to meet somewhere other than the school because they want to meet more than once per month. School Board At- torney Nathaniel Armistad stated that he does not fore- see a problem and that the PTA acts as~separate entity,: from the sOl~ district~:(:: .~. School rB~ard Membe~ Johnny SmallWood stated the he wanted to thank the Veterans for all that they have done as we approach Veteran's Day. School Board President Linda Boyd thanked Smallwood on be- haft of her husband, who was a Veteran. She continued by stating we want to be posi- tive when talking about our school district, and we all need to be better supporters of our kids. School BOard Member Johnny Smallwood stated that the board only sets pol- icy but they cannot come to schools and tell people what to do because that is micro- managing. He continued by stating he was disappointed when he saw our district's test scores. Smallwood also stated he expected us to do better than what we did based on what they were told by administrators in the months leading up to test- ing. School Board President Linda Boyd stated that we have to be fair and consistent on what we do and follow school district policies and hold the head accountable. School Board Member Billy Spiller stated that we have smart students but he is also disappointed in our scores, because we should have and can do better. School Board Member Johnny Smallwood thanked Regina McCoy for what she accomplished at Wilkinson County Elemen- tary School, and Edward Reed and Mary Sago-Scott for their accomplishments at Wilkinson County High School. On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Billy Spiller, and carried by unanimous vote, the board granted temporary access to Weyerhaeuser on Section 15, Township 3 North, Range 1 West and Section 16,:Town- ship 3 North, Range :1 East, per the request of the Missis- sippi Forestry Commission. Superintendent Jackson stated that she received a letter from the MDE Office of Accreditation on October 25, 2017, stating the district has attained its accredita- tion status and was no lon- ger on Probation. School Board Member Johnny Smallwood stated he wants the district to maintain ac- creditation. On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Frederick Anderson, and carried by unanimous vote, the board voted to approve School Board Policy Sections Superintendent Jackson asked all district adminis- trators to present reports on what they planned to do to work towards better state testing scores at their re- spective schools. Regina Mc- Coy, Principal of Wilkinson County Elementary School stated that she focused on her teachers' morale by pro- viding open dialogue and granting them the autonomy to implement their ideas. Sharon Robinson, Principal of Finch Elementary School, stated she had adjustments to personnel and that her teachers need professional development on classroom management. Jason Ham- ilton, Principal of William Winans Middle School, ex- plained their deficits, the implementation of a new EMI program, and teacher vacancy. Alton McGee, Prin- cipal of Wilkinson County High School stated he has target areas and he reviewed the comparisons over the last two years to implement adjustments. A brief discus- sion followed. No action was taken. Superintendent Jackson provided the board with her report on teacher and student attendance, back- ground checks, and security protocol. SRO LC Clark also gave the board an update on the recent break-ins. A brief discussion followed. No ac- tion was taken. On motion by Frederick Anderson, seconded by Fan- nie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the board granted authority to amend the budget hy reallocating the baseball budget to the band budget in the amount of $6,900.00. On motion by Frederick Anderson, seconded by Fan- nie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the board granted authority to apply for the following items in Special Services: IDEA, Part B FY18 - $31,771.00; IDEA, Preschool FY18 - $12,920.00; On motion by Frederick Anderson, seconded by Fan- nie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the board granted authority to accept the following bids in Special Se~s': : : Key~, -Re!~abilitation, Asso- ciates - Occupational Thera- py Services and Assessment Key Rehabilitation, AS- sociates - Physical Therapy Services and Assessment Southwest Consultants - Psychometrist Services Southwest Consultants - Behavioral Services (Con- duct Functional Behavioral Assessment) On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Billy Spiller, and carried by unani- mous vote, the board granted authority to accept the bids for EZ Assessment, Evalua- tion, Lesson Planner, Track- er and Student Support Net- work Applications. The following bids were received for the Repairs & Renovations at Finch Ele- mentary School Gymnasium, Wilkinson County Elemen- tary School Gymnasium, Wilkinson County High School Gymnasium, William Winans Middle School Gym- nasium, and William Winans Middle School Buildings: Contractor: Base Bid: Al- ternates: Clii~on Ranking Construc- tion, LLC, $275,000, $55,000; Owen Holland & Sons, $178,000, $33,000; Wilmar Construction, Inc. $164,900, $32,000; Thompson Tree and Spraying Service $198,500, $32,995; Innovative Performance Construction, $249,761, $42,000; Greater Southeast Con- strnction, $174,000, $35,000; Pike Construction $170,000, $34,000. The board tabled the vote to accept a bid until Johnny Waycaster of Waycaster & Associates reviewed all spec- ifications. School Board President Linda Boyd stated there have been concerns made about the Transportation Department. School Board Attorney Nathaniel Armis- tad asked ff the concerns were particular or general. School Board Member Fred- :erick Anderson Stated a group of kids missed the bus because a transfer bus didn't run. Transportation Director Jean Jones stated there was a situation with a driver and pay. School Board Attorney Nathaniel Armistad stated that this discussion needed .to:be moved to executive ses- sion due to personnel. On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Billy Spiller, and carried by unani- mous vote, the board voted Page / o o (Continued from Page 6) to approve the following re- quest for salvage delete: (Here follows COPY OF SALVAGE DELETE.) On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Billy Spiller, and carried by unanimous vote, the board approved the removal and disposal of the old house at the MLK Career &Technol- ogy Complex, pending the re- view of the waiver by School Board Attorney Nathaniel Armistad. On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Fannie Bateaste, and car- ried by unanimous vote, the board approved the letter of resignation from Marchetta Atkins as a Long-Term Sub- stitute, effective November 17, 2017. On the recommendation of Jason Hamilton, Princi- pal of William Winans Mid- dle School, Superintendent Jackson recommended Idell Jenkins for employment as a Substitute Teacher for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Bil- ly Spiller, and carried by unanimous vote, the board approved the letter of recom- mendation for employment for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. On the recommendation of Jean Jones, Transportation Director, Superintendent Jackson recommended Kar- en Seiber for employment as a Bus Driver for the transfer route, retroactive to Febru- ary 22, 2017, for the remain- der of the 2017-2018 school year. On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Fred- erick Anderson, and car- ried by unanimous vote, the board approved the letter of recommendation for employ- ment for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. On the recommendation of Angela Perry, Food Services Supervisor, Superintendent Jackson recommended Idell Jenkins for employment as a Substitute Cafeteria Worker for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Bil- ly Spiller, and carried by unanimous vote, the board approved the letter of recom- mendation for employment for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. The board took a five (5) minute recess. On motion by Freder- ick Anderson, seconded by Billy Spiller, and carried by unanimous vote, the board accepted the bid from Wil- mar Construction Inc. to do the Repairs & Renovations at Finch Elementary School Gymnasium, Wilkinson County Elementary School Gymnasium, Wilkinson County High School Gym- nasium, William Winans Middle School Gymnasium, and William Winans Middle School Buildings: in the amount of $164,900 for the base bid and $32,000 for al- ternates, per the recommen- dation of Johnny Waycaster ofWaycaster & Associates. On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Frederick Anderson, and carried by unanimous vote, the board voted to go into closed session to determine the need to go into executive session. On motion by Freder- ick Anderson, seconded by Johnny Smallwood, and car- ried by unanimous vote, the board voted to go in execu- tive session to discuss stu- dents and personnel. On motion by Johnny Smallwood, seconded by Fannie Bateaste, and car- ried by unanimous vote, the board came out of executive session. A motion was made by Frederick Anderson to ter- minate the employment of Christopher Thomas, per the recommendation of Superin- tendent Jackson. Said mo- tion was seconded by Billy Spiller and carried unani- mously On motion by Frederick Anderson, seconded by Fan- nie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the board approved the intermittent medical leave request from Shawandalet Parker, effec- tive September 11, 2017. On motion by Frederick Anderson, seconded by Fan- nie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the meeting adjourned. Linda Boyd, President Wilkinson County Board of Education Billy Spiller, Secretary Wilkinson County Board of Education Kimberly Jackson, Superintendent Wilkinson County Board of Education