By GINA KINSLOW
Glasgow Daily Times
HORSE CAVE —
CAVERNA BOARD OF EDUCATION
DATE: Feb. 6, 2014 ACTION: School board members took the following actions: Approved the agenda as prepared and presented; approved minutes of regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 9 and Jan. 11 special-called meeting minutes; approved the treasurer’s report; approved the monthly, quarterly activity fund reports, lunchroom accounts and bus inspections; approved field trip requests; approved fundraiser requests; approved orders of the treasurer; personnel report as prepared and presented by the superintendent; approved seasonal travel for the tennis and track teams; approved family resource and youth service center district assurance certification for the 2015-16 school year; approved Robbie Church for family medical leave act; approved government municipal public funds banking resolution; approved capital outlay waiver; approved contraction contract for the middle and high school HVAC project; approved out-of-state travel for Michael Gill and Wanda Rutherford; and agreed to amend the school calendar so that students will be in school on Feb. 17 and on March 14 to make-up days missed for bad weather.
REPORTS: School board members heard a report from the following: Brad Phipps, principal of Caverna High School, regarding map testing, ACT testing, district basketball tournament Feb. 24-28, the development of the school’s Facebook page and Twitter accounts and the use of Remind 1001 to communicate various messages to the Colonel Connection broadcast each Tuesday on WCLU; Susan Matthews, director of special education and preschool, regarding WHAS grant approval, preschool registration on April 11 and the first round of screenings for preschool students to take place on April 18; and Superintendent Dr. Sam Dick regarding the bond sale that took place on Jan. 29, work on the HVAC project at the high school and middle school beginning the week before spring break and finishing by next fall, Kentucky School Board Association conference that was in January, and the scholastic review that occurred Feb. 10-12.
AWARDS: A Friend of Education Award was presented to Stacy Trowbridge, who is dental health director at the Barren River District Health Department.
– Gina Kinslow, reporter