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Just the Facts!

November 18, 2020

 

 Action Items

The School Board approved:

  • Resolution in memory of Julie Ann Grant who served as a teacher in St. Charles Parish Public Schools for 20 years.
  • Resolution granting preliminary approval for the issuance of general obligation school refunding bonds not to exceed $19 million.
  • Board committee meeting minutes of October 19 and meeting minutes of October 21 and November 4, 2020.
  • Bid authorization request for gym renovation and addition at Hahnville High School.
  • Bid authorization request for gym renovation and addition at Destrehan High School.
  • Bid authorization request for renovations of Mimosa Park Elementary School Buildings A, C, and D.
  • Bid authorization request for the roof replacement at E.J. Landry Alternative Center.
  • Bid authorization request for unleaded fuel.
  • Bid authorization request for diesel fuel.
  • Bid from Kent-Mitchell Bus Sales and Service, Inc. for the purchase of four school buses through a lease-purchase agreement at a cost of 10 annual payments of $41,740.
  • Bid from Kent-Mitchell Bus Sales and Services, Inc. for the purchase of two buses equipped to transport students with special needs, one bus equipped to transport Head Start students, and two 65-passenger buses at a cost of $479,004.
  • Personnel.
  • Second reading and adoption of revisions to Board Policy 4.01 – Equal Opportunity Employment.
  • Second reading and adoption of revisions to Board Policy 4.08 – Employee Investigations.
  • Second reading and adoption of revisions to Board Policy 4.10 – Title VII Employee Harassment.
  • Second reading and adoption of revisions to Board Policy 4.18 – Complaints (Non-Title IX, Non-Discriminatory Complaints and Grievances).
  • First reading of Policy 4.30 – Employment of Retired Personnel.
  • First reading of revisions to Board Policy 1.29 – Non-Title IX Sexually Related Student Misconduct.
  • First reading of revisions to Board Policy 1.31 – Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Accounts payable for October 2020 totaling $3,168,128.

  

Personnel

  • Deshawn Burgess – Destrehan High School, Child Nutrition Manager
  • John Butler – Hahnville High School, Technology Assistant
  • Celeste P. Chiasson – Special Education Department, Director of Special Education
  • Jennifer Moore – Hahnville High School, Child Nutrition Food Production Manager
  • Jenna Oncale – R.K. Smith Middle School, Counselor
  • Cierra Puryear – Special Education Department, Parent Liaison

  

Board and Superintendent’s Recognition

  • Thirty-six school system employees were recognized for 20 years of service in St. Charles Parish Public Schools.
  • Twenty-five school system employees were recognized for 25 years of service in St. Charles Parish Public Schools.
  • Eight school system employees were recognized for 30 years of service in St. Charles Parish Public Schools.
  • Linda Taylor, a Destrehan High School employee, was recognized for 40 years of service in St. Charles Parish Public Schools.
  • Angelle Bourgeois, an Allemands Elementary School employee, is the 2020 Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics Outstanding Elementary School Math Teacher.

 

Superintendent’s Report

  • The High School State Swim Meet will be held on November 21 in Shreveport.
  • Destrehan and Hahnville Volleyball Teams qualified for post season play. Hahnville was defeated in the first round of the playoffs, and District Champion Destrehan was defeated in the second round.
  • Hahnville High School Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country Teams are District 7-5A Champions.
  • Schools will be closed November 25-27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.