Board News


Pledge of Allegiance 

Adoption of Agenda

The agenda of the June 21, 2017 board meeting was approved as presented.

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the Regular Board meeting of June 7, 2017 were approved as presented.

Reports:   Superintendent – Mr. Dennis Chambers

  1. Mr. Chambers reviewed the 16-17 Board Goals so that the board members who were not here at the last meeting could review them.  He asked the Board members to think about whether they wanted to make any changes for the 2017-2018 school year.       
  2. Mr. Chambers and the Board will be meeting in executive session, after the regular board meeting, on July 19, 2017, to go over the rubric for the 16-17 Superintendent’s Evaluation.      
  3. Mr. Chambers gave the Board an update on installation of the sewer system for the school.  The Muncie Sanitary District (MSD) has made several improvements to the proposed contract/agreement that will allow us to approve the contract.  We will be paying the institutional rate which is the rate charged for educational units.
  4. Mr. Chambers informed the Board that Steve Murphy is making progress in getting the land parcels in the name of the school corporation.  Larry Shirey and Allen Thomas signed a form from the Monroe Elementary School Building Corporation that will allow the name to be changed on the parcel to the school corporation.       
  5. There were no Professional Leave requests approved by the Superintendent as of June 19, 2017.    

Opportunity for Public Comments

(No negative comments toward Corporation employees are permitted during the public meeting.  Alleged misconduct by a Corporation employee is to be addressed in an Executive session of the Board following meeting with appropriate members of the Administration.)


Business Office Recommendations

Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Claim Docket

The claims #13817 to #13867 and the payroll for June 16, 2017 as listed in Appendix #1809 were approved for payment.    

Contract with MSD

The Board granted permission for the Superintendent to enter into the agreement with the Muncie Sanitary District as found in Appendix # 1810.    

Right of Way

The Board granted permission for the Superintendent to sign Right of Way Applications as found in Appendix # 1811 for AEP to run electricity to the MSD planned Lift Station.    



The Board approved the resignation of Allyson Buckner as 8th Grade Volleyball Coach.

The Board approved the resignation of Todd Lunsford as 6th Grade Math Teacher and Elementary Math Bowl Coach.


The Board approved Janet Jenkins as an elementary teacher for the 2017-18 school year.

The Board approved Jamie Ellis as a bus route driver beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

The Board approved Rachell Schultz as a cafeteria worker.

The Board approved Kent Hanser as Varsity Cross Country Coach.

The Board approved John Skinner as JH Cross Country Coach.

The Board approved Harvey Allen as Asst HS Cross Country Coach.

The Board approved Whitney Stewart as Varsity Volleyball Coach.

The Board approved Paige Williamson as Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach.

The Board approved Mahalia Flick as 6th Grade Volleyball Coach.

Textbook Rental and Fees

The Board approved the Middle School and High School Textbook Rental and Fees as presented in Appendix #1812.

Opportunity for Board Communication:

Vick Conway informed Mr. Chambers that he would be on vacation during the next board meeting.  Mike Van Horn and Paul Hansard were going to be gone as well.  It was decided to cancel the July 5, 2017, board meeting.  The next meeting will be held July 19, 2017.                      


The June 21, 2017 regular board meeting was adjourned at 6:54 p.m.



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