The Glen Rose ISD board of trustees has released the agenda for its next regular meeting, scheduled for Monday, March 31, beginning at 7 p.m. in the board room of the districtís Administration Building.
At the meeting, trustees will recognize several students involved with various organizations, which have excelled and competed in several state contests. The board plans to present state and national qualifying students from the Glen Rose High School UIL CX Debate team, as well as state qualifiers from HOSA, FCCLA and the GRHS art program. The high school FFA chapterís tractor mechanics team will also appear before the board.
Among the monthly reports, Glen Rose Junior Highís principal is expected to provide a glimpse into campus happenings, and Superintendent Wayne Rotan will present staffing allocations and enrollment projects for the 2008-09 school year. The top administrator will also give an update on the districtís electricity incentive program.
Preliminary TAKS reading test scores, for grades 3, 5 and 8, will be presented by Nancy Moore, GRISDís curriculum director.
A financial report, including GRISDís monthly and quarterly investments, will be presented to the board next Monday.
Action items expected to be discussed, and possibly approved by trustees include, textbook committee recommendations for Proclamation 2005 and adoptions for the 2008-09 school year, specifically Kindergarten through fifth grade mathematics.
The board will also consider approving the districtís school calendar, including staff and student holidays, for the next school year. Trustees will discuss and may also approve the purchase of new cafeteria ovens and related equipment for the district.
In closed session, school board members are scheduled to consider personnel contract extensions for teachers on special assignment, teachers, counselors, librarians, nurses, GRISDís child nutrition coordinator, speech pathologists, diagnosticians, occupational therapists and tech support specialists.
Trustees will also meet in closed session to discuss the purchase of real property. Upon reconvening in open session, the board may take action on those items.