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Board Meeting December 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

December 17, 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.

AGENDA

1.0OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

            1.1 Public Session Call to Order

            1.2 Attendance:

                        1.2.1 Guests:

            1.3 Approval of Agenda

            1.4 Approval of Minutes

            1.5 Schedule Next Meeting

            1.6 Budget

            1.7 Financial Report

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

                  **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.

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

            3.1 Discuss procedure for unpaid fees prior to re-enrollment (volunteer research)

            3.2 Laurelwood 2019-2020

            3.3 Approve updated combined budget 2018-2019

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

            4.1 Administrator’s Report

5.0 ADJOURNMENT

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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Board Meeting November 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

November 26, 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.

AGENDA

1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Public Session Call to Order: 7:00 pm

1.2 Attendance: Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, Julie Curry, Rita Fisher, Jessica Cardwell, and Laurie Cardwell

1.2.1 Guests: no guests

1.3 Approval of Agenda: Approved

1.4 Approval of Minutes: Approved

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: December 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

1.6 Budget – Discussed

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

 

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

3.1 Discuss procedure for unpaid fees prior to re-enrollment: Discussed fees associated with parent volunteer requirements, as well as activity fee requirements.  Board will research and and revisit in December.

3.2 Continuing policy discussion: Policy & Procedures have been brought current. Continually working on updating the Board blog as needed.

 

 

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

4.1 Administrator’s Report:

  • Adding Students – student count is up to 150
  • The Laurelwood campus – working with Laurelwood to finalize 2019-2020 plan
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences – Tuesday, November 27th and Wednesday, November 28th
  • OMSI “field trip” – Tuesday, November 27th in the Lundy gym during conferences
  • Penny War – over $1,200 raised!
  • Honor Roll – 6 students with 4.0 and 20 students with a 3.5 or above!
  • Winter Play – December 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Lowell High School gym
  • EPD Thanksgiving boxes to local veterans – Pre-K through 7th grade

 

5.0 ADJOURNMENT

Meeting adjournment: 8:00 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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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.

AGENDA

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.

 

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

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.

 

 

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

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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Board Meeting September 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

September 18, 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.

AGENDA

 

1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:02 pm.

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

1.2.1 Guests: none

1.3 Approval of Agenda: approved.

1.4 Approval of Minutes: approved.

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: October 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm

1.6 Budget – Budget has been discussed

1.7 Financial Report- Board has received, and reviewed their financial packet.

 

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

3.1 Discuss Laurelwood Budget: An updated Laurelwood budget was presented and discussed.

 

 

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

4.1 Administrator’s Report

  • In-service
  • Launched new campus at Laurelwood
  • Parent Volunteers
  • MVA Pre-School
  • Embrace the Community Day
  • Reward Field Trip
  • Tightening the reigns on the budget
  • Mentoring new staff
  • State Report Card
  • ODE Expansion Grant

 

5.0 ADJOURNMENT

Adjourned at 7:31 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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Board Meeting August 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

August 13, 2018

MVA Modular

6:45 pm – Executive Session

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.

AGENDA

1.0 OPENING BUSINESS – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Call to Order 6:46 pm

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics

 

2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

2.1 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

To review and evaluate the employment-related performance of the chief executive officer of any public body, a public officer, employee or staff member who does not request an open hearing

2.2 Return to Public Session

 

3.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order 6:54 pm

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

3.2.1 Guests:

3.3 Approval of Agenda – Addition of 5.3 – School Credit Card

3.4 Approval of Minutes – Approve minutes as recorded

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting – September 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm with no executive session

3.6 Budget – Discussed budget

3.7 Financial Report – All board members have received their financial packet and reviewed it.

 

 

4.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

5.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

5.1 Director/Part Time Director Contracts – Rita Fischer motions to accept the Director/Part Time Director contracts, Stacey Kelso 2nd the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.2 Policy Review Discussion – Beau Garner moves to motion to change our current policies to procedures with the exception of our current OSBA Complaint Policy, Julie Curry 2nd motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.3 Additional School Credit Card – Julie Curry motions to approve Jessica Cardwell to the MVA Banner Bank Credit Card Cardholder. Cardholders will be Laurie Cardwell, Jessica Cardwell, and Kelly Harris.  Beau Garner2nd the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

 

6.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Board Training in Bend
  • Laurelwood details worked out
  • Hire Laurelwood staff
  • Office Changes: Laurie/Jessica, Kelly/Aide
  • In-service: (of note: Laurie will be teaching tactical first aid at the all-district meeting)
  • Arming Staff: sherriff, Johnie, FASTER
  • Advertising: 3 weeks of radio ads
  • Health Insurance: Changing agents, choosing updated policies
  • Furniture/curriculum purchased for Laurelwood
  • Back to school letters: sent to families and staff
  • Website: we are working to get this running more efficiently
  • Field trips
  • Grant possibility
  • Finished Parent handbook
  • Ready for volunteers
  • Enrollment

 

7.0 ADJOURNMENT

Adjournment: 8:01 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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