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June 23, 2015 School board meeting highlights

6/23/2015

Consent Agenda Items
As part of the consent agenda, the board received an update on technology projects throughout the district.

Technology Report

Voting Item: Policy IKF, IKF-R (Graduation Requirements)
The Board voted to approve the proposed changes to policy IKF and Administrative Rule IKF-R to the board. This policy and rule pertain to the district’s graduation requirements.

Proposed Policy IKF

Proposed Administrative Rule IKF-R

Voting Item: Policy IKEA (High School Credit for Middle School)
The board voted to approve the proposed changes to Policy IKEA. The policy establishes the basic structure for awarding high school credit to middle school students.

Proposed Policy IKEA

Report: Budget Update
Chief Financial Officer Harry Miley presented an update on the 2015–2016 General Fund Budget, approved by Richland County Council on June 11, 2015.

Update: Ridge View Facilities
Executive Director of Operations Jack Carter presented an update on the status of ongoing facility upgrades at Ridge View High School. 

Ridge View Update

Report: Food Services
Executive Director of Operations Jack Carter presented an overview regarding the district’s food service program.

Food Service Presentation 

Update: R2i2
Assistant Superintendent Baron Davis and Executive Director of Operations Jack Carter presented a report on the progress of the new R2i2 facility. 

R2i2 Academic Update

R2i2 Construction Update

Report: District Priority – Plans and Recommendations
Superintendent Debbie Hamm presented a report to the board highlighting the progress made on the 2014–2015 nine priorities.

Nine Priorities Presentation

Voting Item: Board Officers
Last year, to better serve the district, the board moved the date for electing board officers to July to coincide with the completion of the budget process. At the conclusion of tonight’s meeting, the board elected the following officers: James Manning, Chair; Susan Brill, Vice Chair; Amelia B. McKie, Secretary. These board members will serve as officers until July 2016.

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