Board Notes

Friday, October 14, 2016

Conversations, Community & Collaboration

Saturday (10/ 9/2016) - office work, varsity soccer game

Monday - Spent time at SHS/GMS as principals were at a conference; 7th grade volleyball game @GMS; Board Meeting in Marshallville

Wednesday - visited "Connections" between Jr. and Sr. students and 3rd & 5th grade.

Tuesday - Visited Preschool in Smithville with Tara Dayton, School Psychologist - met at Carpenter's Cup for coffee to review Tara's work in the district.

Thursday - Coffee with the Supt. - no visitors

Friday - parent meeting with Lindsey Welch regarding district report card; Bus driver labor management meeting with Jason DeMassimo; reviewed strategic plan goals for facilities with Jason; District Safety Team Meeting

Chairs for Berkey Field House

Two donors have completely covered the cost of padded chairs for the basketball teams. The order was submitted today. The chairs will be delivered in 4-6 weeks.
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Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan is attached. Liz is at a training today, so on Monday I will have her load this on the district website as a "draft" version. (I will fix Goal 2 which is off the page).

I chose to use three symbols to show what has been done, what is in progress and what is ongoing. The goal is that this PDF will be converted to the flip builder software, so the final online version is more like a book, with page tabs.

I will continue to use the spreadsheet version for all of you and when we make the tri-annual reports, I'll tweak the public version to show what's been accomplished. I met with Jason today and reviewed what is needed from him.

Senior Citizen Breakfast

There are currently 12 people registered for the Senior Citizen Breakfast. It's now on the message center sign, the website and facebook. I am speaking at Thursday's Ruritan dinner and will invite the seniors from there.