Posts made in October, 2018

Board Meeting October 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Board Meetings

.Mountain View Academy

45 S. Moss ◊ Lowell, Oregon 97452 ◊ (541)735-1709

Board of Director’s Meeting

October 23, 2018

MVA Modular

7:00 pm – Public Session


The Mountain View Academy School Board encourages public input.  Persons wishing to address the Board on school related issues, are invited to do so, either when the item is presented on the agenda, or under the “Public Comments” section.  In the interest of time and order, presentations from the public are limited to three (3) minutes per person, and the total time for individual agenda items shall not exceed (20) minutes.  An individual speaker’s allotted time may not be increased by a donation of time from members of the public in attendance.  If you wish to speak under Public Comments, please complete a Public Comment Form and turn it in to Erica Richardson.  The Board requests complaints or charges against an employee be held in Executive Session.  Individuals who require disability-related accommodations or modifications to participate in the Board meeting should contact the Administrator in writing prior to the meeting.


1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:02 pm

1.2 Attendance: Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, Stacey Kelso, Julie Curry, Rita Fischer, Jessica Cardwell, and Laurie Cardwell

1.2.1 Guests: none

1.3 Approval of Agenda: Approved

1.4 Approval of Minutes: Approved

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: November 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm

1.6 Budget – Budget has been discussed

1.7 Financial Report: The board has received and reviewed their financial packet.



**Opportunity for Citizens to address items not on the Agenda.  Persons wishing to address the Board on any school related issue not listed elsewhere on the agenda are invited to do so now.  Board Members are limited, but not required, to give a brief response to public statement or questions regarding non-agenda items.



3.1 Nelson Activity Fee Reimbursement Request: Stacey Kelso moves to grant the Nelson family the other half of their activity fee.  Julie Curry seconds the motion.  Motion has unanimously passed.

3.2 Continuing Policy Discussion: Blog has been updated to reflect policy and procedure changes.




4.1 Administrator’s Report

Added three new students in October

First quarter and a half staff establishes boundaries and expectations with students

Expansion Grant to help Laurelwood campus – application will go in this week

1st quarter report cards and parent-teacher conferences

Parent volunteers – noticing culture shift

October field trips

New staff – familiarizing them with our pace & expectations

Boy & Girl Talk set for January

School Safety presentation made to the Lowell school board at their September board meeting

Washington D.C. trip – 22 students and 4 staff going


5.0 ADJOURNMENT 8:13 pm

Any documents that are public records and are provided attachments to public session items on this agenda are accessible to the public on the school’s website, with the exception of documents provided at the time of the meeting.  Documents that are public records and are provided at the time of the meeting to a majority of the Board regarding a public session item, will be made available for public inspection upon request to the Administrator’s Assistant.

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