PCBOE allocates funds for PCHS soccer team

Published 9:59 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Pike County Board of Education met Monday night and considered an agenda that included the declaration of October as a month-long recognition for Dyslexia Awareness, Parent Visitation and National Principals.  The board also approved an allocation to Pike County High School, which will pave the way for a soccer program at the high school in Brundidge.

In new business, the board:

• Approved Financial Statement and Bank Reconcilements for the month of September, 2018.

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• Approved payment of payrolls for the month of September 2018 and account run date of September 23 and 26 and October 8.

• Approved the updates to the Uniform Guidance for Federal Programs Policy 7.94.

• Reviewed Comprehensive Plans.   

• Approved a request to buy approximately one-half acre of land adjacent to Banks Middle school.

• Approved the lease of copiers for Pike County Elementary School and for Troy Pike Center for Technology.

• Approved the request of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee to use an activity bus for the Junior Ambassador trip October 30.

• Approved the request of the East Central Mental Health Center to use a bus and bus driver, November 7 to take ECMHC Day Habilitation program to Peanut Festival in Dothan.

• Approved the request for Sasha Smith and Beth Chancellor to attend the CODE ReaD:  IDA-AL Fall Reading Conference, October 18-19 in Mobile. Expenses are to be paid by Title I funds.

• Approved the request for Jonathan Thompson to attend the 2018 ASAHPERD Conference, November 4-6 in Birmingham.  Expenses are to be paid with CIS funds.

• Approved the request for Pebley Williams and Cindy Boswell to attend the CLAS Secretaries Conference, December 4-5 in Birmingham. Expenses are to be paid with Goshen High School funds and general funds.

• Approve the request for the GHS swim team and sponsors to travel to and participate in the AHSAA Swim Sectionals.  These meets will be held November 16-17 in Mobile.  In addition approved request for each student’s parent transport them to and from the meet.

• Approve the request for Ana Belle Lee to attend the Alabama Counseling Association Annual Conference, November 14-16 in Birmingham.  Expenses are to be paid with Title 1 funds.

• Approved the request for Donnella Carter and Pam Franklin to attend the Alabama Learning Forward Conference, November 15-16 in Birmingham. Expenses are to be paid with Title II and General Funds.

• Approved the request to enter into an agreement with the Pike County Commission and the Pike County Sheriff’s Department to hire a school resource officer for the Pike County School District.

• Approved the request for Tony May to attend the AASSP Fall Conference November 10-12 in  Perdido Beach. Expenses to be paid with Title I funds.

• Approved an allocation to Pike County High School to start a soccer program.

In personnel action, the board

• Accepted the resignation of Joy Taylor, Child Nutrition Program part-time clerk, CNP, effective December 31, 2018.

• Accepted the resignation of Teresa Ellis, Bookkeeper, Pike County Elementary School,  effective October 16, 2018

• Accepted the resignation of Arnitra Cotton, Pre-K Auxiliary Teacher, Banks, effective October 19, 2018

• Approved the employment of Kristin Booth, fourth grade teacher, Pike County Elementary School, contingent on ALSDE issuing Professional Educator Certificate.

• Approved the employment of Sylvia Green for CNP floater for Banks/Brundidge.

• Approved the employment of Angela Gibson, CNP worker, Goshen Elementary School.

• Approved Catastrophic leave for Linda Allen, CNP worker, Pike County Elementary School

• Approved medical leave for Janet Dempsey.

• Approved the request to continue providing stipends to the LDC/MDC coached LaToya Gay and Melinda Defee.

• Approved the request Volunteer Status for Talon O’fearghail, archery, Banks.

• Approved the request for a one-time stipend for Johnathan Thompson, who was selected Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.