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BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 67 (OKANAGAN SKAHA)
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2005, AT 7:30 P.M.
SCHOOL BOARD OFFICE
AGENDA
1.0
CALL TO ORDER
2.0
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
3.0
PRESENTATIONS BY SCHOOLS AND/OR STUDENTS
3.1
Behind the Smokescreen
Teacher Russ Stasiuk and his media students will present some of their
award winning videos that were recently selected in a BC competition
called “Behind the Smokescreen”. Penticton Secondary School won four
of the top 12 awards in media/film.
3.2
Library Presentations
Brian Salter, Teacher-Librarian, Summerland Secondary School, will
provide an explanation of the Red Cedar Program and students from Kim
Robb’s class at Giant’s Head Elementary School will present what they
are planning for their Red Cedar celebrations – skits, posters, games,
puzzles and other literacy activities.
Students from West Bench
Elementary, accompanied by their teacher Barb Hatton, will present a
Readers’ Theater selection titled “Digging Deep”.
3.3
UBC Okanagan
Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr. Barry McBride will attend the meeting to
discuss UBC Okanagan and the future plans.
3.4
Community Foundation of the South Okanagan
Deborah O’Mara, Executive Director, Community Foundation of the South
Okanagan, will make a presentation regarding grants for projects
administered by the school district.
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4.0
RECEIVING OF DELEGATIONS AND GUESTS
5.0
APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
• Regular meeting held on March 14, 2005.
6.0
REPORT FROM CLOSED MEETING
The secretary-treasurer to report on the regular closed meeting held on March
14, 2005.
7.0
CORRESPONDENCE
8.0
7.1
Letter from Minister of Education
A letter forwarded by the Minister of Education outlining details for the
adoption of the 2005-06 annual operating budget. (Attachment)
7.2
Letter from Auditor General of British Columbia
A letter forwarded by the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia
regarding the Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for the three years
from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2008 and the audit appointment process.
(Attachment)
REPORT OF COMMITTEES
8.1
Finance and Management Committee
Trustee Little will report on the finance and management committee
meeting held on April 6, 2005:
a.
8.2
Buildings, Grounds, Safety and Transportation Committee
Trustee Jamieson will report regarding the buildings, grounds, safety and
transportation committee meeting held on April 6, 2005:
a.
b.
9.0
2005-06 Budget Development
Summerland Secondary Theatre Upgrade
Queen’s Park Mural
REPORT OF SECRETARY-TREASURER
9.1
Penticton Secondary School Planning Committee
The secretary-treasurer to report regarding the Penticton Secondary
School planning committee meeting held on March 17, 2005.
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9.2
Financial Report
The secretary-treasurer will review the financial report to March 31, 2005
provided in the agenda package. (Attachment)
9.3
2004-05 Funding Announcement
The secretary-treasurer will comment on the Ministry of Education’s
announcement of a one-time grant, to be used to reduce unfunded
accruals for employee future benefits and vacation pay. (Attachment)
REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
10.1
Student Achievement
a.
10.2
Communication and Access
a.
10.3
District Workgroups
• Literacy
• Numeracy
• Social Responsibility
Field Trips
The superintendent of schools will review the attached listing of field
trip requests. (Attachment)
Other Items
a.
Enrolment
The superintendent of schools will report on enrolment as of March
31, 2005. (Attachment)
b.
Policies and Practices on Food Sales
The Ministry of Education indicates that by the beginning of the next
school year school boards will be provided with voluntary guidelines
for school food sales.
The Ministry is, therefore, requesting
information on the status of food sales in our schools and our efforts
to promote healthy food choices and eliminate the sale of unhealthy
foods in schools. (Attachment)
11.0
REPORT OF REPRESENTATIVES
12.0
NEW AND UNFINISHED BUSINESS
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INFORMATION ITEMS
13.1
BCSTA Annual General Meeting
Trustees are reminded to bring their reports of their attendance at the
BCSTA Annual General Meeting and Canadian School Board Association
Congress held March 31 to April 3, 2005 in Vancouver for inclusion in the
trustee reading file. (Attachment)
13.2
Date of Next Meeting
• April 25, 2005, 7:00 p.m., Special Board Meeting, School Board Office
• May 9, 2005, 7:30 p.m., Regular Board Meeting, School Board Office
TRUSTEE COMMENTS
14.1
Trustee Comments
14.2
Recognition of Student Success
School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) extends congratulations to the
students and groups for outstanding examples of success as shown on
the attached listing. (Attachment)
14.3
Recognition of Student Artwork
Congratulations are extended to the following students from Penticton
Secondary School for their artwork currently on display at the school
board office:
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Annie Cameron, Grade 12
Rohit Chauhan, Grade 10
Mayosha Dyck, Grade 10
Michael Ferreira, Grade 10
Stephanie Kuhn, Grade 10
Farren Tilitzky, Grade 11
15.0
ADJOURNMENT
16.0
QUESTION PERIOD
Pencil Crayon on Paper
Acrylic on Paper
Water Colour and Ink
Acrylic on Paper
Acrylic on Paper
Ink on Paper
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