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October 4, 2012

School Board meets Monday

Knoxville — The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session Monday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. The full agenda is pasted below. 

 

Information
 
REGULAR MEETING OF THE 
KNOXVILLE BOARD OF EDUCATION
KNOXVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING ROOM
309 WEST MAIN
 
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 5:30 P.M.
 
 
1.  CALL TO ORDER
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2.  ROLL CALL
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3.  ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS, AND   Motion _________________ 2nd _______________
     APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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4.  CITIZENS ADDRESSING THE BOARD
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CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
 
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5.  APPROVE MINUTES; SEPTEMBER 24, 2012, REGULAR MEETING (see attachment)
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6.  APPROVE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 
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7.  APPROVE WARRANTS
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8.  PERSONNEL ISSUES                                                         Approve a work agreement for Brenda Schultz, 
1-on-1 associate in the preschool (20 hrs./week).
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RECOMMENDATION: Approve consent action items as recommended.
 
Motion ________________ 2nd _________________
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DISCUSSION ACTION ITEMS 
 
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9.  TENTATIVE CERTIFIED ENROLLMENT Enrollment figures will be shared at the meeting.  
A document showing the number of students attending classes in Knoxville is attached.
 
 
 
 
 
10.  DISCUSS CLASS SIZE ISSUES Reports on class size are attached.  Principals have 
been asked to talk about class size and why certain classes or “sections” are larger than others.
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11.  CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS REPORT Dr. Flack will provide information on the track and
auditorium projects.
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12.  APPROVE BOYS BASKETBALL CAMPS Approve the application for boys basketball camps
submitted by Jeff Larson.
 
Motion _______________ 2nd __________________
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13.  DMACC SOUTHRIDGE CAMPUS Norwalk is hosting an informational meeting about 
MEETING – NOVEMBER 27 the new DMACC campus at Southridge Mall.  As a
district located within reasonable distance to the campus, Knoxville has the opportunity to send high school students to the campus.  The November 27 meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for board members to learn more about the campus and programs that will be offered high school students.  Our second November meeting is scheduled for the same evening.  If board members are interested in attending the Norwalk meeting, we can change our meeting date or have only one meeting in November.  If board members are not interested in attending the meeting, we can ask that Mr. Crawford and/or high school deans attend the meeting.  Board action would be required to change the date of the board meeting.
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INFORMATION ITEMS
 
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14.  ADJOURN 
 
 
Next Meeting - Monday, October 22, 2012; 5:30 P.M.; Board of Education Meeting Room, 309 W. Main
 

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