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09-24-18 BOT Min • WESTLAKE ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING September 24, 2018 PRESENT: President Laura Wheat, Trustees: Michael Barrett, Wayne Stoltenberg, Carol Langdon, and Alesa Belvedere. ABSENT: Rick Rennhack OTHERS PRESENT: Assistant to the Superintendent Amanda DeGan, Board Secretary Kelly Edwards, Dr. Mechelle Bryson, PYP Principal Rod Harding, PYP Assistant Principal Beckie Paquin, Secondary Principal Stacy Stoyanoff, Secondary Asst. Principal Jennifer Furnish, College Counselor Carl Tippen, Director of Finance Debbie Piper, Finance Clerk Marlene Rutledge, Director of Facilities & Parks Troy Meyer, Director of Communications Ginger Awtry, Communications Manager Jon Sasser, Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services Todd Wood, and Public Works Director Jarrod Greenwood. Work Session 1. CALL TO ORDER President Wheat called the work session to order at 5:03 p.m. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE President Wheat led the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States and Texas flags. BOT Minutes 09/24/18 Page 1 of 3 3. RECOGNIZE AND HONOR AP SCHOLAR STUDENTS Mr. Stoyanoff and Dr. Owen provided an overview of the requirements. The following students were recognized: Samuel Beauchamp, Madison Breazeale, Mauricio Canales, Braden Deras, Meredith Donatto, Jill Egli, Grant Gibbs, Jax Hernandez, Ana Ichazo, Niko Laohoo, Carson Rhoads, Nick Robinson, Hana Selvarathinam, John Withers, and Allie Woo. Mr. Stoyanoff and Dr. Owen recognized the AP Scholars with Honor: Marissa Brann, Avi Gupta, Story Kimura, Daniel Martinez Murill, and Shelly Suttles. Mr. Stoyanoff and Dr. Owen then recognized the AP Scholars with Distinction: Trevor Adkins, John Albritton, Marshall Baker, Hunter Barnard, Nicholas Bellinger, Luke Bertaux, Shaejbir Bhatia, Omar Bukhari, Sophia Carino, Aidan Cawthra, Jillian Foltz, Emily Henderson, Samuel Jung, Connor Kraska, Andrew Martin, Leelee Odom, Macy Orman, Anishka Peter, Amareesa Robinson, Stratford Small, Alisha Somani, and Matthew Titzler. 4. DISCUSSION ITEMS a. Presentation and discussion regarding the 2018 Westlake Academy (WA) student performance on International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) assessments. Dr. Owens and Mr. Stoyanoff provided a presentation and overview of the item. Discussion ensued regarding the results in conjunction with the world average, the disciplines of Math studies, Bonus Points, grading of extended essays, uses of predicted grades, Washington Post not publishing rankings, and the comprehensive Geography resources. b. Presentation and discussion regarding STARR and EOC results. Mrs. Paquin and Mrs. Furnish provided a presentation and overview of the item. Discussion ensued regarding testing results and Accountability Ratings. S. BOARD RECAP / STAFF DIRECTION Reports mining additional data regarding IB scores back to 2010 by boundary, arrival date, and how many did and did not obtain the IB diploma. BOT Minutes 09/24/18 Page 2 of 3 6. ADJOURNMENT President Wheat adjourned the work session at 6:11 p.m. APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON NOVEMBER S, 2018. ATTEST: Laura Wheat, President Kelk Ed ds, Board Secretary BOT Minutes 09/24/18 Page 3 of 3