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Submitted by Jessica Webb
December 13, 2023 Meeting Summary – Spencer Maulsby, Lucas Herington, Channing Dodson, Wyatt Duffy, and Addilyn Hostetter were recognized by Mrs. Hoerrmann for their jobs in helping as assembly leaders for the district. The students gave their names and told the board a little about the jobs that they help with during assemblies and other events at the school. Mrs. Forster was recognized by Mrs. Dodson for the work her media class has been completing over the last few weeks in doing signage for the hallways around the school.
Federal Programs: Dr. Pauley gave the oral and submitted a written report for Federal Programs. She stated that Federal programs funding has provided the Milan C-2 School District with money and tools to identify and meet the specific needs of our student body. This money is specifically designated for the reading mathematics, and language acquisition. She discussed the different categories including ESSER III, Title IA, Title 1C, Title IIA, Title III Immigration, Title III EL, Title IVA, Title V.B, and SPED Part B. Mrs. McCabe made a motion to approve the report and Mrs. Courtney seconded the motion, motion carried 6-0-0.
EL/Migrant: Mrs. Mary Jo Sawyer- submitted a written report for the December meeting.
Special Education/504 Plans: Mrs. Ashley Gardner- Mrs. Gardner submitted a written report for the December meeting.
Elementary Principal/ Instructional Tech: Mrs. Ashley Hoerrmann- Mrs. Hoerrmann submitted a written report as well as supplying a verbal report. In these reports, she highlighted several of the things the students have been doing in the elementary as well as some of the events that are planned for right after the holiday break.
Activities/Athletics: Mr. Ched Hurley- Mr. Hurley submitted a written report as well as gave a verbal report updating the board on upcoming events for our sports and clubs/organizations.
High School Curriculum: -Mrs. Shannon Bain- Mrs. Bain submitted a written report.
High School Principal: Mrs. Brooke Dodson- Mrs. Dodson reported both written and verbally that we have several different activities to celebrate the holiday going on as well as some college visits, FAFSA nights, and other events going on in the High School at this time. Mr. Melnick gave an attendance report as well as a report over ELO’s stating that students are doing better about getting their ELO’s served this year over last year to keep them more caught up and less likely to be in Summer School.
Superintendent’s Report: Dr. Ashley Pauley-Dr. Pauley reported updates on the classroom additions discussing the things that we are currently waiting on to get that project finished. She then addressed the suggested 2024/2025 School calendar which will be discussed further in January. She talked about the Superintendent Survey which has been sent to all staff as a way to hear their thoughts on improvements that could be made as well as what they see as working well at this time. Finally, she discussed the CSIP review.
The board received a card from John Dabney thanking them for support during his recent induction into the Hall of Fame.
2022-2023 Audit: The audit was presented to the board in the November BOE meeting. School districts are to have the financial audit reviewed and accepted by the Board of Education and submitted to Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education by 12/31 each calendar year. The district’s audit vendor is Conrad and Higgins, CPA-LLC. They completed the onsite review in the middle of October and due to the district’s Federal Programs’ budget there was a single audit conducted. Mr. Gardner made a motion to approve the audit report and Mr. Glidewell seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0-0.
Van: A van has been found and is being purchased for the Milan C-2 School district. The van will be an 11 passenger van and it will be utilized for both student and staff activities that go on within the district. Mr. Glidewell made a motion to purchase the van as it was presented and it was seconded by Mrs. Gittings. Motion carried 6-0-0
At 6:55 p.m., a motion was made by Mrs. McCabe and seconded by Mrs. Gittings to enter executive session to discuss personnel issues pursuant to RSMo 610.021 (3 & 13) and any documents related to a negotiated contract pursuant to RSMo 610.021 (12) and pursuant to RSMo 610.021 (2) regarding property. Roll call vote: Mr. Gardner, YES; Mrs. Courtney, YES; Mrs. McCabe, YES; Mrs. Gittings, YES; Mr. Glidewell, YES; and Mr. Richardson, YES– motion carried 6-0-0.
At 8:01 p.m., a motion was made by Mr. Gardner and seconded by Mrs. McCabe to adjourn executive session and re-enter – open session Roll call vote: Mr. Gardner, YES; Mrs. Courtney, YES; Mrs. McCabe, YES; Mrs. Gittings, YES; Mr. Glidewell, YES; and Mr. Richardson, YES– motion carried 6-0-0.
At 8:02 p.m. a motion was made by Mrs. McCabe and seconded by Mrs. Gittings to adjourn the regular meeting – motion carried 6-0-0.
The next monthly Board of Education meeting will be held Wednesday, January 17th , 2024, at 6:00 p.m.