The Board of Education of Hamilton County Community Unit District No. 10 met in a special session on the evening of February 19, 2004 at 6:00 p.m., in the Unit Office.

The meeting was called to order by Board President John Ewald, and Roll Call was as follows: Present Steve Becker, Krystal Donelson, Tom Maulding, Randy Sloan, Jerry White and John Ewald. Absent Larry Launius.

Motion by Becker, second by White to convene in to executive session at 6:00 p.m. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Sloan, second by Maulding to come out of executive session at 6:35 p.m. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by White, second by Donelson to convene in regular session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Becker, second by Sloan to approve the minutes of the executive session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Becker, second by Sloan to approve the following administrative recommendations pertaining to student 2004-1:

1.                  Recommendation that student 2004-1 must participate in early substance abuse intervention screenings provided by Comprehensive Services.

 

2.                  Recommendation that student 2004-1s guardian seek substance abuse counseling for their child and seek appropriate treatment, as determined by any such counseling.

 

3.                  Recommendation that student 2004-1 be expelled from Hamilton County Senior High School for the remainder of the 2003-2004 school year.

 

4.                  Recommendation that if parents make necessary arrangements, including transportation, that student 2004-1 enroll in a GED class at the Hamilton County Family Resource Center which meets from 9:00 a.m. noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This class will continue to the end of the 2003-2004 school year.

 

5.                  Recommendation that student 2004-1 be re-enrolled in Hamilton County Senior High School, with a schedule recommended by the guidance counselor, for the first semester of the 2004-2005 school year.

 

Motion by Maulding, second by Sloan to convene in to executive session at 6:38 p.m. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Sloan, second by Maulding to come out of executive session at 7:00 p.m. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Donelson, second by White to convene in regular session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Sloan, second by Becker to approve the minutes of the executive session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by White, second by Becker to approve the following administrative recommendations pertaining to student 2004-2:

1.       Recommendation that student 2004-2 must participate in early substance abuse intervention screenings provided by Comprehensive Services.

 

2.       Recommendation that student 2004-2s guardian seek substance abuse counseling for their child and seek appropriate treatment, as determined by any such counseling.

 

3.       Recommendation that student 2004-2 be expelled from Hamilton County Senior High School for the remainder of the 2003-2004 school year.

 

4.       Recommendation that if parents make necessary arrangements, including transportation, the district will accept credit earned from the Hamilton-Jefferson County Safe School program for the remainder of the 2003-2004 school year. Classes to be enrolled would be from recommendations between the guidance counselor and Safe School personnel.

 

5.       Recommendation that student 2004-2 be re-enrolled in Hamilton County Senior High School, with a schedule recommended by the guidance counselor, for the first semester of the 2004-2005 school year.

Motion by Sloan, second by Donelson to adjourn. Vote was taken by voice, motion carried, and the meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

 

 

 

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Board President

 

 

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Board Secretary