Audio - Glen Rose ISD School Board meeting Jan 23 2017


Audio - Glen Rose ISD School Board meeting Jan 23 2017

10 February 2017 at 6:00:45 PM

Thanks to Doug McClure who posted the audio on the GRISD site.  Note that you can also subscribe to the feed 



A. Call to order and establish quorum

B. Invocation - Joe Phillips, Rainbow Baptist Church

C. Pledge of Allegiance

2. RECOGNITION A. Academic All-State Football, All-State Football B.AUDIO SNIP-  2016-17 TASSP Outstanding Middle School Principal of the Year for the state of Texas - Susan Wright C. Coach Ramsey Ghazal 400th Career Win


4. REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS (Wayne Rotan on Texas Lege and taxes) A. Elementary Principal's Report Presenter: Debbie Morris 1. Campus Enrollment 2. Campus Activities and Initiatives B. Superintendent's Report 1. District Enrollment/Attendance Update 2. District Activities

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION Time is set aside to hear comments from the audience regarding agenda items or other topics of general concern. Any complaint brought against a district employee or involving the discipline of a student shall be heard in closed session (Texas Government Code, Sections 551.074 and 551.082)

6. PUBLIC HEARING regarding the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) Presenter: Susan Wright 

A. Overview of TAPR Report Presenter: Susan Wright B. Public Hearing - The Board shall hear public comments relative to the Texas Academic Performance Report

Audio (snipped just this part)- Rough Transcript (Susan Wright, presenter)

The Texas Academic Performance Report formerly known as the Academic Excellence Indicator System provides information on the performance of students attending public schools in Texas. The report provides detailed information on student academic achievements, college readiness, student demographics, district programs, and district staffing data. Out of all the information out of the TAPR, I'm going to highlight a few things. Our report is online... there's also a glossary available. Student performance is measured by the results of the administration of the State of Texas assessment of academic readiness which is our STARR and EOC testing. Glen Rose ISD, last year, has met the highest standard at all four campuses in an all 4 index rating. Glen Rose intermediate scored above the state average in reading and math assessment at all grade levels 3-5 and level 2 satisfactory standard. Glen Rose Junior High scored above the state average in all subjects except we did fall slightly below the state average in 6th grade math. That is being addressed. Glen Rose High School also exceeded the state averages in all their testing areas. .. Under the state accountability system, campuses can receive distinction; distinctions were received at junior high and high school campuses Junior high-science, social studies and the top 25 percent performance closing gap. High school - mathmatics, social studies and post secondary readiness.Students Success initiative that happens in grades 3 and 5 and grade 8. Glen Rose Intermediate was above the state average for both math and reading students meeting level 2 standards on the first administration of those exams. Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 8 they do have opportunity to retake that assessment up to 3 times total. Glen Rose Junior High was above the state average for both math and reading, meeting the level 2 standard on the first administration. As a district, we were above the state standard for percentage of students in all subjects at the advanced standard which would be considered level 3 achievement on the state test. Post secondary readiness -the number of Glen Rose ISD students graduation on their recommended or distingushed plan was increased from 2014, 2015 and .is above the state average, last year we had 100 percent graduation rate. Under post secondary readiness, the number of students taking the ACT/SAT last year we had 80 percent of the students at the high school participating in those. .. on the SAT and ACT scores we were above the average. That's basically the TAPR in a snapshot. 

7. CONSENT AGENDA Items included are of a routine and/or recurring nature that are grouped together to be voted on by one vote, unless a Board member requests that an item be withdrawn for individual consideration. The remaining items shall be adopted by one vote.

A. Minutes of 12/12/16 Regular Bd Meeting

B. District Monthly Investment Report

C. District Quarterly Investment Report

D. December 2016 Financial Report

E. Order trustee election to be held May 6, 2017 Presenter: Judy Shipman

F. Inter-Local Agreement with Somervell County for lease and use of electronic voting equipment Presenter: Judy Shipman G. Resolution and Joint Election Agreement with the City of Glen Rose to hold a joint election Presenter: Judy Shipman


A. Consider approval of GRYBA donation for installation of covered stands at Beck Field. Presenter: Wayne Rotan

9. CLOSED SESSION A. Deliberate superintendent appraisal (TX Gov't Code 551.074)

B. Deliberate superintendent contract (TX Gov't Code 551.074) 10. ACTION ITEMS

A. Consider superintendent contract 11. ADJOURN



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