Pike County BOE awards bids

Published 5:49 pm Monday, May 13, 2024

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The Pike County Board of Education met in regular session Monday night and took care of new business at hand.

•Following the board’s approval of the Financial Statement for the month of April 2024, Dr. Donella Carter presented the systems accreditation review.

•The boards also approve MOU between Troy Resilience Project and Pike County Schools for Mental Health Coordinator.

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•Awarded the bid for tree and stump removal at the PCHS athletic complex site to S.A. Graham Construction.       •Awarded the bid for serving lines for Banks and Pike County Elementary to Birmingham Restaurant Supply company.

•Award the bid for Cellular Phone services to Verizon Wireless.

• Approved the request for Stephanie Synder to travel to and attend the ALET professional training, May 28-31, 2024.  No cost to the Board.

•Approved request for the GHS and PCHS track teams and sponsors to travel to and participate in the AHSAA State Track meet May 2-4, in Cullman, (Retroactive)   

•Approved the request for PCHS Band program to travel to Orlando for a Spring Band Trip.  Date – May 2025.  Funds – fundraising by students and band.   

•Approved request for GHS FFA members and Ag Teachers to travel to and attend the National FFA Convention and Expo October 22 – 25, 2024. In Indianapolis, Funding – GHS FFA.

•Approve request for five students and chaperones to travel to and attend the FBLA National Conference/Competition June 28-July 3, 2024. Funding – Sponsorships, FBLA and Perkins.

•Approved the request for Vanessa Mauldin to travel to and attend the CTE Summer Conference, July 24-26, 2024, in Mobile Funding – Perkins.   

•Approved request for Kimberly Holmes and TaMika Hurt to travel to and attend the Annual Assistive Technology Pre-Conference June 17-21, 2024, in Mobile, Funding – IDEA funds.

•Approved request for Maggie Doss, Mental Health Services Coordinator and Deputy Hope Carlisle, to travel to and attend the MEGA Conference, July 8-12, 2024, in Mobile. Funding – School Safety Grant.

•Approved or denied student transfers per the attached spreadsheet.

•Approve request to surplus the JROTC Simulated Rifle Range.

       In personnel action, the board:

        •Approved Superintendent’s recommendation for Banks, PCES and GES school counselors, bookkeepers and                        school secretaries to work an additional 10 days during the summer. Dates to be assigned by each principal.  Bookkeeper days will be assigned so that financial reports can be completed in a timely manner.   These dates will be submitted to Brandi Mosely for approval.  Also, requested that high school secretaries work an additional 10 days. High school counselors and book keepers will remain on 12-month contracts.

In personnel action, the board,

              •Accepted the resignation of Kristen Flood, sixth Grade teacher, GES.

•Approved request to employ the following for positions for the JROTC Wiregrass STEM Leadership Academy.  Amy Garret, Kim Sellers, Christy Little, Shannon Jimmerson, Amanda Challancin, Barbara Cotton, Marla Jonhson, Heather Minton, Pam Moates, Kaylee Lindsay, Demetrius Johnson, Mya Robinson and Kendall Bowen. Funding – JROTC STEM Grant.   

•Personnel, All new hires are contingent on certification or a verified pathway to certification and background check.