East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Members present: Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Rev. Tommy McKeel, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

The regular meeting of East Carroll Parish School Board was called to order by President, Mr. Glenn Dixon.

Invocation was given by Rev. Tommy McKeel and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by the audience.

President, Mr. Glenn Dixon welcomed visitors.

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the minutes of the regular July 6, 2010 board meeting.

MOTION PASSED

Based on the recommendation of the Superintendent, Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to approve the resignations of the following:

Riddell Flowers              Teacher                        Griffin Middle Academy

Rita South                     Teacher                        Griffin Middle Academy

Kevin Carter                  Assistant Principal         Griffin Middle Academy

MOTION PASSED

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the recommendation of the Superintendent to employ Mrs. Muriel Williams as the Assistant Principal at Griffin Middle Academy.

MOTION PASSED

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the recommendation of the Superintendent to employ Mr. Andre Williams as Principal at Lake Providence Senior High School.

MOTION PASSED

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to grant the request of the Lake Providence Senior High football playing field and Southside Elementary grounds for a practice field during the hours of 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. starting August 5 - October 16, 2010. Admission to all games will be charged at a rate of $3.00 per game.

MOTION PASSED

 

The East Carroll School Board along with Superintendent, Dr. Voleria Millikin and Child Welfare and Attendance Supervisor, Mrs. Clara Durr recognized the Teachers of the Year and Runner-up for the 2010-2011 school year

ELEMENTARY WINNER

Mrs. Billy Thomas RUNNER-UP

Mrs. Joyce Allen SECONDARY WINNER

Ms. Diane Turner TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Mrs. Dorothy Grover-Johnson

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve the following policies for adoption into the policy manual:

 

a.   Attendance Reports for Student Drivers

b.   School Wellness

MOTION PASSED

 

The School Board is considering review of the following policies for approval in the September 2010 regular board meeting:

 

a.   Electronic Devices

b.   Reduction in Force

The School Board's maintenance department gave a report on constant problems at the Lake Providence Senior High School. Mr. Hawkins introduced the board to Mr. Jarred Heath, overseer of the maintenance with AC/heating at Lake Providence Senior High. All schools are in good working order and ready to begin the school year.

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Mr. Glenn Dixon, President

East Carroll School Board

 

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Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent

East Carroll Parish Schools