June 28, 2017
1. Call to Order – Dr. Doug Atkins
2. Invocation – Dr. Doug Atkins
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Minutes of May 30 Meeting – Minutes were approved as received in the mail.5. Introduction of Media and New Employees6. Public Comment Period - Pastor Robbie Robertson, Trinity Baptist Church spoke to Board on religion expression in the schools.7. Superintendent’s Report
a. Financial Report – Mr. Thomas and Mr. Havird provided the financial report.
b. Instructional Report – Mrs. Harrison provided the Instructional Report to the Board for the month of June.
c. Student Nutritional Report – Mr. Binnicker provided an update on student nutrition.
d. Consideration of Second and Final Reading of Policy ADF-Wellness Policye. Update on Construction Projectsf. Executive Session for a Contractual Matter
g. Action as Necessary for Items from Executive Session - The Chair returned no action was taken in executive session.h. Personnel - All personnel were approved as received in the mail.Administrative Recommendations:Dr. Tiffany Estes, Director of Planning and Development, Administration Office
Dr. Andrew Hooker, Principal, Wren Middle School
Mr. Nathan Croston, Assistant Principal, Palmetto Middle SchoolRecommendations:
Ms. Catherine Chapman, Science Teacher, Powdersville High School
Mr. Michael Dorontich, Social Studies Teacher, Powdersville High SchoolMr. Trey Ferrell, Band Director, Powdersville High School
Ms. Constans Gordon, Grade Eight Math Teacher, Powdersville Middle School
Ms. Shay Hardin, Social Studies Teacher, Palmetto High School
Ms. Brittany Harkins, Grade Two Teacher, West Pelzer Elementary School
Mr. Jonathan Hegwood, Assistant Band Director, Wren High School
Ms. Jacqueline Lee-Wood, Social Studies Teacher, Wren High School
Ms. Elizabeth McAfee, Grade Four Teacher, Wren Elementary School
Ms. Corrine Paul, P.E. Teacher, Wren High School
Ms. Lauren Putirka, Grade One Teacher, West Pelzer Elementary School
Ms. Barbara Rookstool, Kindergarten Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
Mr. Drake Thomason, Business Education Teacher, Palmetto High School
Leave:Ms. Breanna McAbee, Algebra Teacher, Powdersville High SchoolMs. McAbee is requesting an eight week maternity leave using both medical and FMLA beginning approximately July 19, 2017 and an approximate return date of September 13, 2017.Ms. Paula Maeger, English Teacher, Palmetto High SchoolMs. Maeger is requesting a nine week maternity leave using both medical and FMLA beginning approximately December 30, 2017 and an approximate return date of March 5, 2018.Ms. Heather Raffini, Strings Teacher, Powdersville Middle School and Powdersville High SchoolMs. Raffini is requesting a six week maternity leave using medical and FMLA beginning approximately September 18, 2017 and an approximate return date of October 30, 2017.Ms. Kristine White, Special Education Teacher, Palmetto High SchoolMs. White is requesting a twelve week maternity leave using medical and FMLA beginning approximately November 21, 2017 and an approximate return date of February 28, 2018.Transfers:Mr. Bryan Davis, Science Teacher at Palmetto High to Graduation Coach, Palmetto High School.
Ms. Katie Howard, Grade Two Teacher at West Pelzer Elementary to Grade One Teacher at Concrete Primary School.
Ms. Lisa Cassidy, Director of Planning and Development, Administrative Office
Ms. Rachel Brookman, Kindergarten Teacher, Palmetto Elementary School
Ms. Avery Davis, Band Teacher, Palmetto Middle School
Mr. Terry Frady, Business Education Teacher, Palmetto High School
Anderson School District One Board of Trustees
David C. Havird, Superintendent
The next board meeting will be held July 25, 2017.