Jackson County School District
Vancleave, Mississippi

March 1, 2004
Regular Session - 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approve Consent Agenda Items

5. Approve Agenda

6. Approve Minutes - February 16, 2004, Executive Session

7. Rucks H. Robinson - Superintendent

A. Acknowledements and Celebrations (15 minutes)

  1. Dr. Loretta Goff, St. MartinAssistant Superintendent
    • SMHS 9th Grade Girls Basketball Team, Coach Gina Bell

B. Harold Rushing - Business Manager

    1. Approve Claim Docket
    2. Surplus Property
    3. Items Not in FY03-04 Budget
    4. Approve Student Activity Accounts - January 2004

C. Jim Lucas - Transportation/Insurance Director

    1. Approve School Bus Turnaround: 12229 Lily Orchard Road, East Central

D. Rucks H. Robinson - Superintendent

    1. Alternative School: Request to Hire Long Term Substitute Teacher
    2. Yates Construction - Amendment to Construction Management Contract
    3. Tech Prep Site Visit - Vancleave
    4. 16th Section:
      1. Reappraisal Hal Craig Davis 16-6-7
      2. Update on Request by Dorothy Dowdy 16-6-7

E. Trips

    1. Envirothon Workshop, Feb 21, 2004 and Feb 27, 2004, Jackson, S. Harrison (no cost)
    2. Art Workshop Sponsored by Dick Blick, March 8, 2004, Pascagoula, B. Overstreet, D. Smith (no cost)
    3. MCTM (Math Tournament) March 4, 2004, Gautier, B. White, R. Showles (no cost)
    4. Alternative Director Group Meeting, April 1, 2004, Long Beach, K. Swanson (District)
    5. Legislative Budget Committee's Update, Feb 23-24, 2004, Jackson, K. Fountain (District)
    6. Autism/Asperger's Syndrome Conference, Feb 20, 2004, Biloxi, A. Broome (Special Education)
    7. Guided Writing: Practical Strategies for Emergent and Developing Writers (Grades K-2), April 19, 2004, New Orleans, H. Barton, A. Johnson, A. Palermo, J. Wagner (Title 1)
    8. Regional Compliance and Reporting Meeting, March 17, 2004, Wiggins, D. Vecchio (District)
    9. Vocational Administrator Leadership Institute, June 9-11, 2004, Biloxi, D. Vecchio, D. Novak (District)
    10. MANESNP Spring Luncheon, March 15, 2004, Jackson, L. Matthews, D. Phillips (District)
    11. Network + Certification Testing for Computer Systems Technology Students, April 26, 2004, Mobile, S. Cote, D. Phillips (District)
    12. A+ Certification Testing for Computer Systems Technology Students, April 1, 2004, Mobile, S. Cote, D. Phillips, M. Goff (Activity)
    13. 2004 HOSA State Conference, March 24-26, 2004, Biloxi, C. Bloomfield, G. McDaniel, M. Goff, D. Phillips, L. Matthews (Activity)
    14. State Competition SkillsUSA (VICA), March 8-10, 2004, Ellisville, S. Cote, A. Brown (Activity)
    15. Fay Kaigler Children's Book Festival, April 1-2, 2004, Hattiesburg, L. Cummins (Library Activity)
    16. EPSDT School Health Nurse Training, Dec 9, 2003, Jackson, D. Thomas (EPSDT Grant)
    17. Mississippi Foreign Language Professional Development, March 20, 2004, Gulfport, C. Gartman (Vancleave Activity)
    18. District Librarians Meeting, March 20, 2004, Vancleave, C. Douglas (no cost)
    19. Gulf Coast Media Educators Meeting, March 11, 2004, Biloxi, C. Douglas (no cost)
    20. MS School Nurse Association Convention, April 1-2, 2004, Biloxi, L. Cumbest (Professional Development)
    21. South MS Child Nutrition Administrators Association, March 23, 2004, Gulfport, L. Christian (Food Service)
    22. Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom, March 15, 2004, Jackson, K. Sapp, L. Yawn (Local Activity)
    23. Identifying Scientifically Based Reading Programs, March 10, 2004, USM Gulf Park Long Beach, C. Stork, P. Ryals (no cost)
    24. Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom, March 16, 2004, New Orleans, M. Jones, T. Dearman, R. Pearce, K. Bellman (Special Education)
    25. Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom, March 15, 2004, Jackson, A. Clark (Special Education)
    26. Keesler Air Force Base Orientation Flight on C-130 Airplane, April 27, 2004, KAFB Biloxi, J. Thompson, J. Souza, Cadets (USAF)
    27. Pensacola Naval Air Museum Curriculum Enhancement, March 17, 2004, Pensacola, J. Thompson, J. Souza, cadets (USAF)
    28. AFJROTC D-Day Museum, March 3, 2004, New Orleans, J. Thompson, J. Souza, Cadets (USAF)
    29. STI Training (Scheduling), March 15, 2004, Mobile, AL, D. Conwill, T. Seymour (District Guidance Account)
    30. Adopt-A-Stream Workshop, March 24-25, 2004, Paul B. Johnson State Park, R. Long (Professional Development)

F. Licensed Administrator Resignations 2003-2004


G. Non-Licensed Resignations 2003-2004

Sharon Vosburg Full-time Food Service SMN Food Service
Marty Jackson Maintenance I St. Martin
Linda Mulqueeny Maid 7.5 hrs St. Martin
Lucy Sadler Full-time Food Service SMUE St. Martin
Gale Tinsley Teacher Assistant SMN St. Martin
Coy Ann Mallet Secretary (Retiring) Alternative School

H. Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2003-2004


I. Licensed Recommendations 2003-2004

Ernest P. LeBatard Heating/AC Instructor JCTC
(1/26/2004, previously recommended, did not have a year of experience, correct salary accordingly - A-0, $13,397)

J. Non-Licensed Recommendations 2003-2004

Alton Wescovich III Maintenance I St. Martin
(3/01/2004, rep M. Jackson, 9 years experience, $9,538)
Lucy Tanner Part-time Food Service ECMS Food Service
(2/16/2004, filling vacant position, 2 hrs @ $6.45 per hr)
Gail Tinsley Full-time Food Service SMUE Food Service
(2/26/2004, rep L. Sadler, 6.5 hrs @ $6.81 per hr)
Amanda Freche Bus Driver St. Martin
(9/16/2003, previously recommended, one year experience found, change to one year exp as driver, $4,125)
Rebellion Roberts Summer Help for Maintenance/Grounds JCTC
(5/24/2004, minimum wage 40 hrs per week)
Jeffrey G. Magnuson Maintenance II St. Martin
(3/08/2004, rep M. Stubbs, 3 yrs exp, $7,947)
Stella Griffith Full-time Food Service SMN Food Service
(3/1/2004, rep S. Vosburg, 6.5 hrs @ $6.51 per hr)
Velma Faye Jackson Part-time Food Service VHS Food Service
(2/16/2004, rep A. Overstreet, 4 hrs @ $6.45 per hr)
Bonita Lynn Secretary Food Service
(3/01/2004, filling new approved position, $6,061)
Ann B. Cothern Long Term Sub St. Martin
(2/16/2004, long term sub for Pat Dillman, $100.00 per day)

Executive Session

Attachment 1


March Interim Meeting - March 22, 2004
Central Office - 5:00 p.m.



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