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Minutes 10/3/19

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING October 3, 2019

A meeting of the Board of Directors was held at Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine on October 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm, with all members present except Ms. Mallett, Ms. Beal and Ms. Hopper. There were 3 in the audience.

Mr. Doiron made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Corliss to enter into executive session pursuant to 1MRSA 406(B), readmission of a student. All members voted in favor and the motion passed. In at 6:03 pm. Out at 6:33 pm.

Mr. Doiron made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Potter to readmit the student under consideration. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Ms. Neubert entered the meeting at 6:35 pm.

Mr. Doiron made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Corliss to enter into executive session pursuant to 1MRSA 406(B), readmission of a student. All members voted in favor and the motion passed. In at 6:35 pm. Out at 7:06 pm.

Mr. Doiron made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Potter to readmit the student under consideration. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Mr. Doiron, Berwick board member, shared the explanatory statements regarding public input.

Public Input: Terri Wright shared with the public that there will be trunk or treat on October 30th at 5 pm. Berwick Public TV will be open and the green screen will be set up so that kids can see themselves right away on TV. Come on down.

Student report: Sam noted that they have sent out a survey to students asking for:

Mentions if there would be help for the school storeWhat we would like to see in a school store → how we would like to work with student council on the idea of the school store. Help gain support and spread the word. Other ideas for noble

Caitlyn noted National Honor Society (NHS) plans:

‘Rock the Vote’ a→ also working with student council to encourage students to register to vote Our big idea for NHS this year is a scholarship for Tyler Bisson (who would have been graduating with our class - 2020 - this year)We already have money from our CLYNK bottle drive so we were going to take $100 out to use as a base for the scholarshipWe are still working out the kinks for NHS and waiting to have a more official meeting time with everyone involved.

Ms. Corliss made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Neubert to accept the minutes of September 19th as amended. All members voted in favor except Ms. Manley who abstained, and the motion passed.

The board then discussed timing for the Facilities and Finance committee meetings. A meeting was scheduled for Tuesday October 29th at 3:30 pm at the Central Office. Mr. Doiron, Ms. Potter and Ms. Manley are the board representatives.

The board reviewed the MSBA Proposed Resolutions to provide advice for Ms. Mallett who will be representing the board at the Maine School Board Association meeting in October. The proposals were discussed and were recommended for support with some clarifications.

The board then held a reading of Policy: KF- Community Use of School Facilities - This was tabled for some re-working of the language and to be brought back in the future. KFB- High School Facilities Use-Ms. Corliss made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Neubert to accept policy KFB as presented. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

The board then held first reading of Policy: JLCDA- Medical Marijuana In School, AC- Nondiscrimination/ Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, ACAA- Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students, ACAB- Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees, ACAD- Hazing

The board set a policy review committee meeting for Wednesday October 9th at 3:30 pm at the Central office.

The Superintendent shared with the board the resignation of Mr. Daryl Dunbar, a math teacher at NHS. Ms. Neubert made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Manley to accept the letter of resignation of Mr. Daryl Dunbar. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

The Superintendent shared with the board a letter from the NMS civil rights team requesting a change on our calendar regarding the title change from Columbus Day to Indigineous People’s Day. Ms. Manley made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Hopper to change the name on this year’s calendar. All members voted in favor except Ms. Corliss, Ms. Neubert, Ms Potter and Mr. Doiron. The motion did not pass 3-4-0.

Ms. Corliss made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Neubert to adjourn. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.

Adjourned at 8:37 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Steve Connolly

Secretary of the Board

Superintendent

Steve Connolly

Assistant

Superintendent

Susan S. Austin

Phone: 207-676-2234

Fax: 207-676-3229

100 Noble Way, North Berwick, ME 03906

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