Agenda 12-03-12

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District  

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

December 3, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Borough Administration Building
148 N. Binkley, Soldotna, Alaska

Mr. Joe Arness, President
Mrs. Liz Downing, Vice President
Mrs. Penny Vadla, Clerk
Ms. Lynn Hohl, Treasurer
Mr. Marty Anderson
Mrs. Sammy Crawford
Mrs. Sunni Hilts
Mr. Bill Holt
Mr. Tim Navarre
Mr. Hayden Beard, Student Representative


12:30 p.m. District Art Specialist, Debbie Harris – Structure
1:00 p.m. Professional Development ReportStructure
1:30 p.m. Greatland Adventure Academy Charter SchoolVision
2:00 p.m. Six-Year Plan and School Construction NeedsVision
2:30 p.m. Class Size Study Report and Budget Update (Original) and (REVISED) and (REVISION #2) – Structure
4:00 p.m. Policy RevisionsStructure
4:30 p.m. Committee StructureStructure
5:00 p.m. Board Discussion

  1. Opening Activities
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/ Alaska Flag Song
    3. District Mission Statement
    4. Roll Call
    5. Approval of Agenda
    6. Approval of Minutes/November 12, 2012
  1. Awards and Presentations – Advocacy
    1. Soldotna Elks Lodge 2706
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Skyview High School - Mr. Randy Neill
    2. Marathon School - Mr. Randy Neill
  1. Public Presentations (3 minutes) (Items not on agenda, 3 minutes per speaker, 30 minutes aggregate)
  1. Hearing of Delegations (5 minutes)
  1. Communications and Petitions
  1. Representative selected by the following: Advisory Committee, Site Councils and/or P.T.A., K.P.A.A., K.P.E.A., K.P.E.S.A., Borough Assembly (5 minutes)
  1. Superintendent's Report - Accountability
  1. Reports – Accountability
    1. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)
    2. Board Worksession Report (Attendance noted)
  1. Action Items (Board member comments should be concise and may be limited to speaking twice on a topic)
    1.                                                    Consent Agenda

      (1) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2013-04 – Structure
      (2) Approval of FY15 and FY16 District CalendarsStructure
      (3) Approval of Leave of Absence Request/Support (Original) and (REVISED) – Structure
      (4) Approval of Rescinding of Resignation (Laydown Item) – Structure

    2. Instructional Services-Support
    3. Approval of FY13 Budget RevisionStructure

    4. Superintendent  
    5. Approval of Greatland Adventure Academy Charter School Application and (FINAL APPLICATION 12-3-12) – Vision
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions
  1. Public Presentations/Comments (Individuals are limited to three minutes each on the topic(s) listed below or on any topic.)
  1. Board Comments (Individual Board member comments are limited to three minutes.)
  • Executive Session (If needed)
    1. Adjourn

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