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12-04-17 BOT Min WESTLAKE ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING December 4, 2017 PRESENT: President Laura Wheat, Trustees: Carol Langdon, Rick Rennhack, and Wayne Stoltenberg. ABSENT: Michael Barrett and Alesa Belvedere OTHERS PRESENT: Superintendent Tom Brymer, Board Secretary Kelly Edwards, Dr. Mechelle Bryson, PYP Assistant Principal Beckie Paquin, Secondary Principal Stacy Stoyanoff, Secondary Asst. Principal Jennifer Furnish, Athletic Director, Alan Burt, Director of Finance Debbie Piper, Finance Clerk Marlene Rutledge, IT Coordinator Ray Workman, Director of Communications Ginger Awtry, and Communications Manager Jon Sasser. Work Session 1. CALL TO ORDER President Wheat called the work session to order at 5:18 p.m. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE President Wheat led the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States and Texas flags. 3. RECOGNIZE THE FALL SPORTS TEAMS. Cross Country Teams — Coach Cawthra Men's: Cooper Cawthra, Hunter Cochran, Samuel Frebes, Connor Kraska, Blake Stoltenberg, Luke Betaux, Cameron McClellan, Evan Krebs, Nate Lindberg, Carson Rhoades, and Robby Fitzgerald BOT Minutes 12/04/17 Page 1 of 4 Women's: Cassie Stoltenberg, Kimberly Wang, Natalie Greenwood, Lily Hansen, Bella White, Amaressa Robinson, Lauren Cortinas, Hallie LoFrisco, Cassidy Kraska, Caroline Ross, and Bianca Romero. 2017 Varsity Soccer Team — Coach Mueller Kai Beeman, Emily Mayhew, Landry Griffin, Kevan Robinson, Nicolas Bellinger, Amareesa Robinson, George LoFrisco, Ashley Oates, Allie Woo, Hanya Pillai, Cooper Cawthra, Lauren Wear, Griffin Hunt, Christian Solis, John Luke Miller, Marshall Baker, Seth Vogt, Phillip Long, Greg Lombardi-Lopes, Jude Butler, Matthew Dickerson, Omar Bukhari, Braden Mata, and Andres Monroy. Varsity 2017 Volleyball Team - Emma Hansen, Rachel Archangel, Hollie Perdue, Bobbi Crim, Olivia Withers, Macy Orman, Sophia Carino, Trudie Troublefield, Ali Graulty, Emily Thompson, Neena Perdue, Katharina Mitchell. 4. DISCUSSION ITEMS a. Presentation and discussion of the FY 2016-2017 annual audit report from Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P Mrs. Piper, and Mr. DeBurro, Weaver Tidwell, provided a presentation and overview of the audit. No additional discussion. b. Presentation and discussion regarding global partnerships and International Mindedness Educators Symposium (IMES). Dr. Bryson provided a presentation and overview of the Symposium and a list of new partners. Discussion ensued regarding potential partnerships in Canada. c. Presentation and discussion on the Policy Analysis and recommendations related to Upper PYP Math Instruction. Dr. Bryson provided a presentation and overview of the item. Discussion ensued regarding talented individuals, transdisciplinary approach in PYP, flexible grouping, the success of Seniors in Math, tracking in surrounding districts, student that left due to concerns in Math tested at an advance level, self-selection Secondary Math, educating parents during curriculum night and communicating the Position Paper by Dr. Bryson. BOT Minutes 12/04/17 Page 2 of 4 5. BOARD RECAP / STAFF DIRECTION Revise Position Paper regarding PYP and Upper Math to be include in the Communique and Westlake Wire. 6. ADJOURNMENT President Wheat adjourned the work session at 7:19 p.m. Regular Session 1. CALL TO ORDER President Wheat called the regular session to order at 7:19 p.m. 2. ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST Ms. Awtry provided an update regarding the successful Tree Lighting event and upcoming events. 3. CITIZEN COMMENTS No one addressed the Board. 4. CONSENT AGENDA a. Consider approval of the minutes from the November 6, 2017, meeting. b. Consider approval of Resolution 17-15, Adopting a Head Lice policy. c. Consider approval of Resolution 17-16, Approving the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 annual audit report from Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P. MOTION: Trustee Rennhack made a motion to approve the consent agenda. Trustee Langdon seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 3-0. S. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS No future agenda items. BOT Minutes 12/04/17 Page 3 of 4 6. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business before the Board, President Wheat asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. MOTION: Trustee Rennhack made a motion to adjourn the regular session. Trustee Stoltenberg seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 3-0. President Wheat adjourned the regular session at 7:23 p.m. APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON JANUARY 8, 2018. ATTEST: 19 wlj' Laura Wheat, President r r Kelly`Edward , Board Secretary BOT Minutes 12/04/17 Page 4 of 4