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05-05-08 BOT MinMINUTES OF THE WESTLAKE ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING MAY 59 2008 PRESENT: President Scott Bradley and Trustees Larry Corson, Kevin Maynard, Don Redding, and Pete Steger. ABSENT: Trustee Bob Timmerman. OTHERS PRESENT: Head of School Barbara Brizuela, Board Attorney Stan Lowry, Secretary Kim Sutter, Facilities and Recreation Director Troy Meyer, DPS Director Don Wilson, Finance Director Debbie Piper, Director of Administrative Services Todd Wood, and Assistant to the Town Manager Ginger Awtry. 1. CALL TO ORDER. President Bradley called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. 2. CITIZENS' PRESENTATIONS. There was no one present wishing to address the Board. 3. HEAR REPORT FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL REGARDING THE STATUS OF LAST CHARTER AMENDMENT BOUNDARY REQUEST. Head of School Brizuela advised that the TEA has approved the amendment request submitted in January 2008 to expand the boundaries of the Academy to offer the IB Diploma Programme to more public school districts. Mrs. Brizuela advised that the amendment is effective June 1, 2008. 4. HEAR REPORT FROM STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SPAIN STUDENT EXCHANGE. Head of School Brizuela introduced Teacher Danielle Lira, and students Chelsea Cooper (G10), Noah Rollins (G10), and Conner Lenio (G10). Town of Westlake Board of Trustees Regular Meeting May 5, 2008 Page 2 of 3 Ms. Lira addressed the Board regarding the item, and advised the Board that Westlake Academy students will leave in two (2) weeks for Madrid, Spain. Chelsea, Noah, and Conner shared their experiences with the Board regarding the recent visit by Spain exchange students to the area. 5. HEAR REPORT REGARDING THE INAUGURAL SEASON OF THE WESTLAKE BASEBALL TEAM. Head Coach Greg Ziegler of the Westlake baseball team addressed the Board regarding the item. Coach Zeigler reviewed the season with the Board, and announced the teams record of 4 wins, 3 losses and one tie. Coach Ziegler introduced the following members of the Baseball team: - Alex Reynolds (G6), Center Field, Second Base and Pitcher - Tyler Turbeville (G6), First Base, - Zack Ziegler (G7), Scorekeeper - Tucker McFarlane (G8) - Ramsey Timmerman (G8), Outfielder - Nick Ford (G9), Outfielder Coach Ziegler presented Trustees and staff with an official Westlake Academy baseball cap. The following team members were not present: - Patrick Watson (G9), Bain Howard (G9), Taylor Stevens (G9), Jake Hamilton (G6), Hayden Sanders (G6), Stephen Jolissaint (G6), Chandler Vilbig (G8), Collin Zielger (G4), David Turbeville (G4), and Juan Rubayo (G5). 6. HEAR REPORT REGARDING STUDENT ART WORK IN THE SOUTHLAKE ART IN THE SQUARE EVENT. Westlake Academy Teacher Gail James and Casey Timmerman (G9) were present to address the Board regarding the item. Ms. Gail James advised the Board that five students submitted artwork for this years show and all were accepted. Ms. James announced that Stefi Schultz (G10) placed 1St in the 9 -10th grade category, and that Joelle Jung (G9), Corey Timmerman (G9) and Nicole Stevens (G9) also displayed art in the show. Casey Timmerman advised the Board that she was awarded an Honorable Mention for her artwork. Town of Westlake Board of Trustees Page 3 of 3 Regular Meeting May 5, 2008 7. CONSENT AGENDA. President Bradley introduced the item and asked for a motion. A. Review and approve minutes of the School Board of Trustees regular meeting held on April 14, 2008. B. Review and approve any outstanding bills. MOTION: Trustee Redding made a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Trustee Steger seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 8. ADJOURNMENT. There being no further business, President Bradley adjourned the meeting at 6:33 p.m. APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN ON MAY 19, 2008. Scott Bradley, President ATTEST: i Sutter, TRMC, Town Secretary