• WISHKAH VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                          MINUTES OF MEETING

    JANUARY 18, 2011                                                                                                       6:00 P.M.



    CHAIRMAN _________________________________


    SECRETARY­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­­­­­­­­­________________________________


    MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                      GUESTS

    Rick McDougall                                                                                  Don Hay

    Rebecca Richie                                                                                  Shannon Patterson

    Karen Stutesman                   

    Martha Bodnar                                                           

    Ray Yoder, Superintendent

    Sandy Sundling, Business Manager



    The meeting was called to order by Mr. McDougall. The flag salute was said by all present. Mrs. Busse    was excused.



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


    3. School Involvement – Band/Music Teacher Shannon Patterson presented the board with information about the Long Beach Loyalties Day Parade on May 1st. Mrs. Patterson stated that it is a great place to showcase small school bands, she would like to take at least 44 people to the parade (cheerleaders and the band members), also she would like the school and community to enter a float in the parade. Mrs. Patterson is planning a parent meeting for Thursday the 20th at 6:30 p.m.


    4. Members of the audience who may wish to address the board – Mr. Hay wanted to encourage the board to extend Mr. Yoder’s Contract. Mr. Hay stated that he has made it a pleasure to come to work.


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

    Payroll warrant/transaction numbers:          310047 – 311063        $132,435.68

    District Voucher (warrant) numbers:           311070 – 311096          $20,458.06

    ASB Voucher (warrant) numbers:               311064 – 311069            $1,800.59


    6. Old Business

    a)    Mr. Yoder reported that there have been a lot of in-services with the teachers at staff meetings.

    b)    Mr. Yoder stated that the $1500 Healthy Choices Money will be based on healthy activity plans. The staff will need to turn in receipts and plans to get reimbursed.

    c)                  Mr. McDougall stated that the Northwest Accreditation Commission has accredited us again.

    d)            Mr. Yoder reported that we have 120 FTE, 3 new students today. Discipline is good.


    7. New Business

    a)    Policies and Procedure: 3121 – Compulsory Attendance, 3122 & 3122P – Excused and Unexcused Absences. Mr. Yoder stated that these policies have been part of teacher meetings. From now on the letters home will be coming from the school office not the teachers.

    b)    The board members received certificates of appreciation presented by Mr. Yoder.

    c)    Administrators Contract – Mr. McDougall stated that he understood the administrative contract extension to be a roll over with no increase in pay. Mrs. Richie made a motion to extend Mr. Yoder’s contract for 2 years. Mrs. Stutesman seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


    8. Administrator Report

    a)    Mr. Yoder wanted to inform the board that the basketball teams are playing Taholah and if any board members wanted to stay and watch the game the meeting should be over at about half-time.


    9. Executive Session – the board adjourned into executive session at 6:27 pm in accordance with RCW 42.30.110 g. The board reconvened at 6:35 pm. No action was taken.


    10. Adjournment – Ms. Bodnar made a motion to adjourn the meeting 6:35 pm

Last Modified on February 20, 2011