Board approves funding


Sets committees, conditioning program for school year

Special to the Altus Times



BLAIR — The Board of Education for Blair Public Schools held a regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 9 to discuss funding distribution, physical conditioning and committees.

According to the BOE minutes, board President Joe Poulin called the Blair School Board to order for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Other members present were Vice President Sabor Downing and Secretary-Treasurer Misti Fraser, board members Justin Pennington and Steven Davis,

Downing made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 2016 board meeting, Pennington seconded and the minutes were unanimously approved.

The encumbrances and warrants were reviewed for the month. Frazer made a motion to approve, Davis seconded and the measure was unanimously approved.

According to a financial report, the General Fund salaries totaled $29,800.22 Warrant No. 61-88 and General Fund bills totaled $11,483.30 Warrant No. 89-119. The board unanimously approved the financial report.

Guests Eric and Jessica Miranda gave a presentation about the strength and conditioning program.

Elementary School Principal Lissa McMillin reported an enrollment of 178 in Pre-K through sixth-grade and Superintendent and High School Principal Jimmy Smith reported that grades 7-12 had 110 students.

Fraser made a motion to approve the Alternative Education Plan for the 2016-17 school year, Davis seconded and the board unanimously approved the motion.

Fraser made a motion to use Advanced Academics for online courses for the 2016-17 school year, Downing seconded and the board unanimously approved the motion.

Downing made a motion to approve the Blair School Revised Acceptable Use Policy for the internet, Davis seconded and the board unanimously approved the motion.

Fraser made a motion to approve the Safe School, Healthy Fit Kids, Suspension, Staff Development, Gifted and Talented, and Title I committees for the 2016-2017 school year. Pennington seconded and the board unanimously approved the motion.

Fraser made the motion to approve the CNF Agreement to transfer money from the General Fund to the CNF for the 2016-17 school year if needed. Davis seconded the motion and the board unanimously approved the motion.

The board signed employee contracts for the 2016-17 school year.

In items listed as unforeseen, Fraser made a motion to declare the old bus as surplus and take sealed bids for the next meeting. Davis seconded and the board unanimously approved the motion.

Smith said he had nothing further to report this month and the meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Sets committees, conditioning program for school year

Special to the Altus Times

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