• WISHKAH VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                          MINUTES OF MEETING

    August 17, 2010                                                                                                            6:00 P.M.



    CHAIRMAN _________________________________


    SECRETARY­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­­­­­­­­­________________________________


    MEMBERS PRESENT                                                          GUESTS

    Mike Pauley                                                                            M’Liss Hansen

    Karen Stutesman                   

    Rebecca Richie                                                                                 

    Ray Yoder, Superintendent

    Sandy Sundling, Business Manager                                                  



    The meeting was called to order by Mr. Pauley. The flag salute was said by all present.



    Mrs. Stutesman made a motion to adopt the agenda. Mrs. Richie seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


    3. Members of the audience who may wish to address the board :

               Mrs. Hansen asked when football practice starts. Mrs. Richie responded that practice starts Wednesday.

               Mrs. Hansen asked if the Music/Choir Teacher was full or part time. Mr. Pauley responded that it was a half time position.

               Mrs. Hansen asked what the ditch between the old gym and the cafeteria was for. Mr. Pauley replied that it is for the propane line and the fiber optic wires that were attached to the covered walkway that is going to be removed.


    4. Mrs. Richie made a motion to approve the consent agenda. Mrs. Stutesman seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. The following voucher/warrants are approved for payment:

    Payroll warrant/transaction numbers:          310731 – 310747        $124,490.16

    District Voucher (warrant) numbers:           310748 – 310785          $58,193.67


    5. Old Business – No old business


    6. New Business

       A. Mrs. Richie made a motion to hire Shannon Patterson as the K-12 Music/Choir Teacher. Mrs. Stutesman seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

       B. Mrs. Stutesman made a motion to combine an athletics program with North River. Mrs. Richie seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


    7. Administrator Report

    • Report that staff received a back to school letter regarding the first day back.
    • Report that we received letter from the Discuren Charitable Foundation awarding us grant money. The money will be used for Advanced Academic classes this year and a summer school program for next summer. Mrs. Richie asked about the six month progress report since the grant money will not be used right away. Mr. Yoder explained that Mrs. Petheram informed the Foundation of our plans.
    • Information included about our new foreign exchange student from Germany.
    • Included information administrator/board members received at the board workshop about school finance. Mr. Pauley asked if the meeting was informative. Mrs. Stutesman reported that it was very informative.

    ·         Reported that information is included on the energy grant we received. Mrs. Richie noted that there were a lot of large schools listed that had received the grant. Mr. Yoder responded that Wishkah Valley is the only school in Grays Harbor to receive money from the energy grant this round. Other Grays Harbor County Institutions have received funds in past rounds.


    8. Executive Session – There was not an executive session


    9. Adjournment – Mr. Pauley made a motion to adjourn the meeting 6:45 pm


Last Modified on October 5, 2010