Putnam City Board of Education Meeting Minutes
October 2001


BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, Oct. 1, 2001

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in regular session Monday, October 1, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. in the boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Friday, September 28, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. § 311.

Members present: Melinda Johnson, president; Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, and Julie Jenison, members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk and others. Sue Sullivan, vice-president, was absent.

ITEM #1 – INSPIRATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – DR. MELANI MOUSE.

Dr. Melani Mouse, secondary schools director, read an inspirational poem, I Am the Flag of the United States of America, and led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

ITEM #2 – RECOGNITION OF NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP SEMIFINALISTS – DR. MELANI MOUSE.

Dr. Mouse stated more than one million juniors in over 20,000 United States high schools entered the merit program by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). The semifinalists represent the top scorers in each state. There are eight semifinalists from the Putnam City School District. Dr. Mouse introduced six of the eight semifinalists who were in attendance at the board meeting: Putnam City High seniors, Curtis Parker, Jessica Bates, and Ting Chen; Putnam City North seniors, Ashlie N. Houston, Ryan W. Schaller, and Adam C. Smith. Other semifinalists recognized were Putnam City North senior, Mary K. Welch, and Putnam City West senior, Alex P. Powers.

ITEM #3 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

There were no requests to speak from the public.

ITEM #4 – CONSENT AGENDA: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, WHICH CONCERN REPORTS AND ITEMS OF A ROUTINE NATURE NORMALLY APPROVED AT BOARD MEETINGS, WILL BE APPROVED BY ONE VOTE UNLESS ANY BOARD MEMBER DESIRES TO HAVE A SEPARATE VOTE ON ANY OR ALL OF THESE ITEMS. The consent consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:

Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

a. Minutes for regular board meeting September 17, 2001.

b. Bimonthly bills for purchase order numbers 200203333 to 200203671 (inclusive); workshop re-scheduled due to terrorists attack September 11, 2001 purchase order numbers 200202826, 200203244, 200203269, and 200203371 for time period from September 11, 2001 to September 24, 2001 for the 2001-2002 school year with the exception of purchase order number 200203629 ($650.00) for Triangle A & E.

c. School Activity Fund Transfer list including Central Middle School, and Putnam City West High School.

d. Elementary and Secondary Fund-raisers including Apollo Elementary, Scholastic Book Fair ($300.00); Central Elementary, collect pennies to give to the Red Cross ($200.00); Central Intermediate, individual pictures ($1,000.00); Coronado Elementary, individual pictures ($2,000.00), pizza dinner ($200.00), Scholastic Book Fair ($700.00); Dennis Elementary, yearbook sale ($1,500.00), Scholastic Book Fair ($2,000.00), individual pictures ($2,000.00); Downs Elementary, yearbook sale ($400.00), school pictures ($4,000.00); Harvest Hills Elementary, chorus t-shirt sale ($120.00), individual pictures ($2,000.00), skating party ($600.00); Hilldale Elementary, book sale in conjunction with author visit ($100.00), Scholastic Book Fair ($800.00); Kirkland Elementary, school pictures ($2,200.00); Lake Park Elementary, donations fund-raiser ($8,500.00); Northridge Elementary, ice-cream sales ($2,000.00); Overholser Elementary, school pictures ($3,700.00), yearbook sale ($600.00); Rollingwood Elementary, sell music program videos ($500.00), sell pumpkins ($50.00), individual pictures ($2,000.00), Scholastic Book Fair, ($1,000.00); Tulakes Elementary, individual school pictures ($1,200.00); Western Oaks Elementary, skate time ($5.00/person); Will Rogers Elementary, Hat Day ($100.00), Halloween candygrams ($150.00), Scholastic Book Fair ($1,700.00), sell music program videos ($500.00); Cooper Middle School, t-shirt sale ($250.00); Western Oaks Middle School, doughnuts, pop, posters, hat coupons, stickers, luncheons, bus trips to away games ($5,000.00); Putnam City High School, pumping gas for tips at Albertson’s ($1,000.00), candy sale ($500.00), flower sale ($500.00), carhop at Sonic ($300.00); Putnam City West High School, bake sale ($30.00), working at Zany Brainy for 10% profit and wrapping presents for tips ($200.00), doughnuts ($40.00), cinnamon rolls ($400.00) sweatshirts ($250.00), dance concert ($1,500.00).

e. Secondary Contracts including Putnam City North High School, Brian Smith of Chameleon Entertainment ($850.00/disc jockey for Prom).

f. Rental Agreement with Oklahoma City Community College Aquatic and Wellness Center.

g. Putnam City Academy Oklahoma State Arts Council Alternative Education Grant.

h. Artist in Residence (AIR) contracts for Western Oaks Elementary, Kirkland Elementary, Coronado Elementary, and Central Intermediate.

i. Contract with Special Education Teacher/Independent Contractor, Beverley Stinchcomb.

j. Declaration of obsolete and/or surplus items.

k. Overnight travel requests as submitted under separate cover.

l. Out-of-state trip:

Putnam City High School Debate students to the St. Mark’s School of Texas Debate Tournament in Dallas, Texas on October 25 – 28, 2001.

m. Retirements and resignations as listed on Attachment A.

ITEM #5 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON RECOMMENDATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF NEW PERSONNEL AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT A.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the recommendation of employment of new personnel as listed on Attachment A to these minutes. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM # 6 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER 200203629 ($650.00) FOR TRIANGLE A & E.

Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve purchase order number 200203629 ($650.00) for Triangle A & E. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, abstain; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF ADOPTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS.

Mrs. LoPresto thanked Dr. Mouse for her leadership during the process that board members and district administrators developed the Organizational Goals. During the course of several work sessions, the school board and district administrators worked in unison to create a set of organizational goals. These goals were developed to operate in conjunction with the District CLEP in providing leadership and focus for the district during the next four years.

The goals are:

Recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified personnel,
Enhance the climate of safety and mutual respect,
Prepare students for responsible citizenship,
Promote open and effective communication among all stakeholders,
Focus on continuous improvement and success for every student.
Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the adoption of Organizational Goals. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #8 – SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT.

Dr. Capps reported:

Thanks to the professional development committee and Scott Graham for providing the great keynote speaker, Dr. Neila Connors, for the Conference Program on September 28th. It was great to see our own district employees who were presenters at the conference.
Thanks to Marathon Oil Company, who is a Partner in Education with Tulakes Elementary. Marathon recently presented a $3,000.00 grant to Tulakes for the purchase of a mobile sound system for the music program. This is the fifth grant Tulakes has received from Marathon in their continuing partnership.
Twenty 8th grade students from Cooper Middle school have been selected to sing for the State Trooper Graduation on October 10th.
John Hitzemann, 7th grade science teacher at Mayfield, and four students recently attended OSU Tree Symposium at OSU-OKC. Because of their successful tree farm project, Mayfield was the only school invited to attend this meeting of professional nurserymen, and was invited to become an associate member of the OK Nursery and Landscape Association.
Mayfield Middle School was recently notified that they would be the recipient of a $250,000.00 grant, which will provide Palm Pilots to every 8th grade student. Teachers will also be given Palm Pilots as well as training to help them incorporate their use into the 8th grade curriculum.
On October 12th, Sandy Garrett will bring her Yellow Bus Tour to Mayfield. We will have a special assembly starting at 9:00 a.m. to welcome all the dignitaries and guests. A reception will follow. We encourage everyone to attend this special assembly.
In Atlanta last summer, at the High Schools That Work Conference, we met a group from Missouri that was very interested in visiting our high schools. A group of 25 representatives will be here next week and will begin their tour at Putnam City High School next Monday morning.

ITEM #9 – COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS.

Mrs. LoPresto said it was a pleasure to attend the Open House at Mayfield Middle School and the 40-year anniversary celebration at Windsor Hills Elementary. Mrs. LoPresto talked about the three high schools coming together at the Putnam City stadium for the dedication earlier in the evening. She noted it was a point of pride. Mrs. LoPresto stated the professional day last Friday was impressive. She thanked the professional development committee for the inservice. She said it would be a hard act to follow for next year.

Mr. Stewart congratulated the National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. He expressed appreciation for the continued prayers for his son John, in New York.

Mrs. Jenison said it was great to see the unity and pride between the three high schools during the stadium dedication. Mrs. Jenison expressed appreciation to Christie Baker for the patriotic assembly at Central Middle School. Mrs. Jenison congratulated Wiley Post Elementary and Sue Hooper for the completion of the walking trail.

Mrs. Johnson thanked Dr. Melani Mouse for her work on the Organizational Goals. Mrs. Johnson noted that the unique flag plaza and wall at the stadium fosters community spirit and patriotism as well as creating unity among the three high schools.

ITEM #10 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON A MOTION TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR AND TO REVIEW THE COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR CERTIFIED PERSONNEL, AND SUPPORT STAFF PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1) AND (B)(2).

Mr. Stewart made a motion at 7:23 p.m. to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing negotiations for the 2001-2002 school year and to review the compensation package for certified personnel, and support staff pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (1) and (B)(2). Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #11 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION AND TO DIRECT THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mr. Stewart made a motion at 7:38 p.m. to return to open session and to direct the board clerk to record the minutes of the executive session. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION: Board members Melinda Johnson, Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, Julie Jenison; administrators Dr. Jim Capps, and Dr. Ann Millerborg, met in executive session for the purpose of discussing negotiations for the 2001-2002 school year and to review the compensation package for certified personnel, and support staff pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1) and (B) (2). No action was taken.

ITEM #12 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON RATIFICATION OF THE TEACHER CONTRACT LANGUAGE AND COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the ratification of the teacher contract language and compensation package for the 2001-2002 school year in the amount of $1,344,371.00. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #13 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON THE PROPOSED SUPPORT STAFF COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mrs. Jenison made a motion to approve the proposed support staff compensation package for the 2001-2002 school year in the amount of $298,883.00. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #14 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR NEW BUSINESS.

There was no new business.

ITEM #15 - CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion at 7:39 p.m. to adjourn the meeting. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.



BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, Oct. 15, 2001

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in regular session Monday, October 15, 2001 at 5:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Friday, October 12, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. § 311.

Members present: Melinda Johnson, president; Sue Sullivan, vice-president; Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, and Julie Jenison, members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk and others.

ITEM #1 – INSPIRATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – VERNON BELCHER.

Mr. Vernon Belcher, Putnam City High School principal, gave an inspirational message, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

ITEM #2 – PRESENTATION BY PUTNAM CITY HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA STUDENTS.

Mr. Belcher introduced Putnam City High School orchestra students as follows: Jessica Stephens – cello, Sarah Snowbarger – violin, Brandon Ford – violin, and Kate Romans – viola. The students performed "God Bless America" for the Board, and also performed prior to the meeting.

ITEM #3 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

There were no requests to speak from the public.

ITEM #4 – CONSENT AGENDA: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, WHICH CONCERN REPORTS AND ITEMS OF A ROUTINE NATURE NORMALLY APPROVED AT BOARD MEETINGS, WILL BE APPROVED BY ONE VOTE UNLESS ANY BOARD MEMBER DESIRES TO HAVE A SEPARATE VOTE ON ANY OR ALL OF THESE ITEMS. The consent consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

a. Minutes for regular board meeting October 1, 2001.

b. Financial report and bimonthly bills for purchase order numbers 200203672 to 200204118 for time period from September 25, 2001 to October 8, 2001 for the 2001-2002 school year.

c. School Activity Fund Transfer list including Wiley Post Elementary, Central Middle School, Western Oaks Middle School, and Putnam City West High School.

d. Elementary and Secondary Fund-raisers including Central Elementary, Jump Rope for Heart ($3,000.00); Central Intermediate, Yearbooks ($500.00); Coronado Elementary, magazines ($1,000.00); Downs Elementary, pies ($3,000.00), candy ($650.00), catalog/candy ($1,000.00), skating party ($600.00), "Kids Night Out" ($750.00); Hilldale Elementary, fall carnival ($1,200.00); Lake Park Elementary, fall/spring school pictures ($2,000.00); Western Oaks Elementary, fall school pictures ($1,500.00), fall carnival ($4,000.00); Windsor Hills Elementary, 40th Anniversary Cookbook ($400.00), book fair ($1,800.00); Central Middle School, book fair ($1,500.00), brochure sale ($6,000.00); Cooper Middle School, collect change ($50.00); Mayfield Middle School, patriotic ribbons ($75.00), brochure sale ($500.00); penny drive ($300.00), bake sale ($300.00), funnel cakes ($900.00), can drop for Red Cross ($100.00), pecans ($1,000.00); Western Oaks Middle School, doughnuts, pizza, pop, suckers, hats, T-shirts, craft projects, posters, luncheons, balloons, candy, grab bags, garage sales, car wash, cookies, notepads, comics ($2,000.00), craft projects, cookies, candy, suckers, car wash, doughnuts, notepads, balloons, plants, luncheons, pizza, sandwiches, pop, hats, T-shirts, garage sale ($250.00), book fair ($250.00); Putnam City West High School, restaurant night at Shorty Small’s ($200.00), candles ($350.00), popcorn ($300.00), holiday greenery ($300.00), singing Christmas cards ($1,000.00), hooded shirt sale ($300.00), Van Dyke’s pictures ($400.00), working at Zany Brainy ($200.00), bake sake ($200.00), Takedown Tournament ($1,000.00), candy ($380.00), candy ($200.00), garters ($100.00), pies and candles ($400.00), brochure sale ($200.00), and poinsettias ($3,000.00).

e. Contract with Keys Speech and Hearing Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for audiological services.

f. Contract with Leslie Jefferson, occupational therapist.

g. Artist in Residence (AIR) contract for Wiley Post Elementary for the 2001-2002 school year.

h. Overnight travel requests as submitted under separate cover.

i. Out-of-state trip:

Putnam City North orchestra students to the Alamo Showcase of Music in San Antonio, Texas on May 2 – 5, 2002.

j. Retirements and resignations as listed on Attachment A.

ITEM #5 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON RECOMMENDATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF NEW PERSONNEL AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT A.

Dr. Capps announced Jennifer Major has decided not to take the position as listed under support personnel. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the recommendation of employment of new personnel as listed on Attachment A to these minutes with the deletion of Jennifer Major as listed under support personnel. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #6 – CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING TO TAKE PUBLIC COMMENTS ON DISTRICT POLICY BN – INTERNET ACCESS, INTERNET SAFETY, AND USE OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES.

Mrs. Johnson introduced Mrs. Bettie Estes-Rickner, information technology services director. Mrs. Estes-Rickner briefly discussed the revisions to Board Policy BN. She stated schools that receive discounted rates for Internet access; Internet service or internal connections through the e-rate program must comply with two provisions of CIPA. Technology that blocks or filters visual depictions that are obscene or pornographic is required, and the district’s Internet Safety Policy must address the following specific provision:

access by minors to inappropriate material,
safety and security of minors when using electronic communications,
unauthorized access or other unlawful acts,
unauthorized disclosure of personal information,
restriction of minors’ access to materials deemed to be harmful to minors,
and a plan to monitor minors’ use of the Internet.
Mrs. Estes-Rickner offered an opportunity for public comments. There were no comments.

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF REVISIONS OF BOARD POLICY BN – INTERNET ACCESS, INTERNET SAFETY, AND USE OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES.

Mrs. Estes-Rickner stated typographical errors needed to be corrected in the policy as written in the last paragraph on page 40 of the board packet. The corrected paragraph is as follows:

Remote Internet-based Courses: The District may allow for students to complete required course work through remote Internet-based courses in accordance with the rules, regulations, and/or guidelines adopted by the State Board of Education.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the revisions to Board Policy BN – Internet Access, Safety, and Use of Electronic Resources including the correction of typographical errors on page 40 of the board packet. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #8 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF REVISIONS OF BOARD POLICY DI – LEAVE.

New language in the 2001-2002 Negotiated Agreement allows certified teachers to use sick leave for the illness of a grandparent and a grandchild. A revision of Policy DI will provide consistency among all employees for the use of sick leave. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the revisions of Board Policy DI – Leave. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #9 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR ADOPTION OF NEW BOARD DISTRICT BOUNDARIES.

Dr. Capps stated every ten years, based on the new census, the school board election districts must be considered for re-configuration. An office at the State Senate has a computer program, which was used to draw new boundaries based on population changes. They have provided three plans for the board to consider.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve boundary plan number one as listed on page 54 of the board packet. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #10 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF STEPHEN H. MCDONALD & ASSOCIATES, INC. AS THE DISTRICT’S FINANCIAL ADVISIOR FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the reemployment of Stephen H. McDonald and Associates, Inc. in the amount of $30,000.00 (Bond Fund 2-23) as the District’s financial advisor for the 2001-2002 school year. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #11 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO TAKE ACTION ON A RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE MATURITIES OF, AND SETTING A DATE, TIME AND PLACE FOR THE SALE OF THE $9,270,000.00 BUILDING BONDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT AUTHORIZED AT A SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2000.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion that the $9,270,000.00 Building Bonds of Independent School District No. 1 of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, voted on the 19th day of September, 2000 shall be offered for sale in the boardroom at the Putnam City Administration Building, Putnam City Public Schools, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 at 12:00 o’clock noon; said Bonds to become due $2,315,000.00 in two years from their date and $2,315,000.00 annually each year thereafter until paid except that the last installment shall be for $2,325,000.00, and the Clerk of the Board of Education is hereby ordered and directed to cause notice of the sale of said Bonds to be given as required by law. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye. A copy of the original resolution is attached to these minutes.

ITEM #12 – SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT.

Dr. Capps congratulated Mayfield Middle School science teacher, Paula Dyer, who was presented the Milken Family National Educator Award at a surprise school assembly on October 12th. Mrs. Dyer was awarded $25,000.00 and professional development opportunities.
Last Saturday the Putnam City Marching Classic was held on the new artificial turf at Putnam City Stadium. It was a great success.
 
ITEM #13 – COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS.

Mrs. Sullivan expressed appreciation to the Putnam City High orchestra students. She congratulated Paula Dyer for receiving the National Educator Award.

Mrs. LoPresto talked about the recognition assembly last Friday for Mrs. Dyer. She congratulated Paula Dyer and noted that she was an extraordinary teacher at Windsor Hills Elementary. Mrs. LoPresto thanked David Risinger for his leadership at Mayfield Middle School. Mrs. LoPresto complimented the performance of the Putnam City High orchestra students.

Mr. Stewart congratulated David Risinger and Dr. Capps for being able to keep the assembly at Mayfield Middle School a secret.

Mrs. Jenison said she enjoyed the great music performed by the Putnam City High orchestra. Mrs. Jenison said she was impressed with Mayfield Middle School and Paula Dyer.

ITEM #14 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR NEW BUSINESS.

There was no new business.

ITEM #15 - CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion at 5:59 p.m. to adjourn the meeting. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.