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05-08-06 BOT MinMINUTES OF THE WESTLAKE ACADEMY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MAY 08, 2006 PRESENT: President Bradley and Board Members Bill Frey, Buddy Brown, and Fred Held ABSENT: Board Members Don Redding and Larry Sparrow OTHERS PRESENT: CEO Trent Petty, Head of School Barbara Brizuela, DPS Director Don Wilson, Secretary Jean Dwinnell, Finance Director Debbie Piper, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs Carolyn Sims, and Facilities and Recreation Director Troy Meyer 1. CALL TO ORDER. President Bradley called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. 2. EXECUTIVE SESSION. The Board convened into executive session at 5:33 p.m., as President Bradley read the item to be discussed. The Board reconvened into regular session at 6:48 p.m. There was no action to be taken. 3. CITIZENS' PRESENTATIONS. Mr. Scott Widdell, parent, thanked the Board and Ms. Brizuela for addressing issues regarding the school and expressed his concern for the well-being of families. He stated that he feels the school has lost good families, and that the responsibility of the Board is not to answer to IB, but to the community and the students. He further stated that he feels the kids are learning to be risk takers, to take responsibility, to help move things forward, and to speak up when necessary; which is a healthy process. Mr. Mike Garabedian stated that he feels parental involvement is welcome and that the school has a high standard of academic excellence and discipline. President Bradley advised that a rough draft had been prepared to address issues and concerns, and that a workshop will be held on May 22nd to discuss the policies to be adopted. A workshop will be held also on June 12t", if necessary, to further discuss the draft. 4. CONSENT AGENDA. A. Review and approve minutes of the Special Board meeting held April 24, 2006. B. Review and approve any outstanding bills. Mr. Brown moved to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mr. Frey seconded the motion. There was no discussion and the vote on the motion was as follows: Ayes: Messrs. Frey, Brown, and Sparrow Nays: None President Bradley declared the motion carried unanimously and declared the meeting adjourned at 7:02 p.m. 5. ADJOURNMENT. Mr. Sparrow moved to adjourn. Mr. Brown seconded the motion. Ayes: Messrs. Frey, Brown, and Sparrow Nays: None President Bradley declared the motion carried unanimously and declared the meeting adjourned at 7:02 p.m. Approved by the Westlake Academy School Board on J Cut 2 �p , 2006. Cat� Scott Bradley, President ATTEST: Jea winnell, Secretary