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Tonight’s school board agenda features military youth leadership program

Campbell County Veterans Council Executive Board Member Denton Knapp will provide information regarding JROTC.

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County School District Board of Trustees will meet April 11 to discuss the appeals process and the establishment of Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or JROTC, programs.

The appeals process discussion will take place at the board’s 5 p.m. dinner meeting in the Rocky Point Room at the Educational Services Center, 1000 W. 8th St., Gillette.

The JROTC is a leadership and citizenship program for high school students, according to the Department of Defense. It promotes graduation from high school and teaches youths self-discipline and self-confidence skills. Instructors are retired military officers and enlisted personnel.

The regular meeting, which includes discussion and information regarding Denton Knapp’s proposal for the district to have JROTC programs, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Educational Services Center’s board room.

Knapp is an executive board member for the recently established Campbell County Veterans Council.

Here’s the agenda:

I. CALL TO ORDERAnnouncements
Roll Call
Pledge of Allegiance
II. CONSENT AGENDAAny member of the board may request an item be removed from the consent agenda for discussion.APPROVAL
A.   MinutesApproval is requested of minutes of the regular board meeting held on May 9, 2023.
Approval is requested of minutes of the special dinner meeting held on May 9, 2023.
B.   Human Resource ActionsApproval is requested of actions taken by the Human Resource Department based on recommendations made by supervisors. 
1. Educational Support Personnela.  Resignations
b.  New Hires – Regular
c.  New Hires – Substitutes/Temporaries
d.  Transfers
2. Certifieda.  Resignations
b.  New Hires – Regular
c.  New Hires –Substitutes/Temporaries
d.  Transfers
e.  Extra Duty Resignations
f.   Extra Duty Recommendations
C.   Approval of WarrantsAdministration recommends approval of current warrants as provided. 
D.   Approval of Bids and QuotesAdministration requests approval of the following bids and quotes:
1. Used Crossover/SUV’s
2. District Asphalt Seal Coating and Painting
3. District Property and Casualty Insurance
4. Hillcrest Elementary School Professional Development
5. Renewal for District Student Accident Policy
6. Three Type C-66 Passenger Buses (Diesel)
7. Wagonwheel Elementary School Instructional Audio System
8.  District-wide Boise X-9 Copy Paper
9.  Renewal for Pre-Employment and Return to Work Physicals
E.    Approval of Contracts and AgreementsAdministration requests approval of the following contracts and agreements:
1. Related Services Agreement for Students with Disabilities with Cindy Collins
2. Special Education Residential Services Agreement In-State Placement with Rite of Passage, Inc. (Meadowlark Academy)
3.  District Mobile Device Student Website Access Protection Manager Renewal with Lightspeed/ConvergeOne
4. Ivisions Content Manager Annual Software Renewal Agreement with Tyler Technologies
5. Rozet Elementary Student Portrait Agreement with Inter-State Studio
6. Lakeview Elementary Student Portrait Agreement with Inter-State Studio
F.    Student ExpulsionsAdministration requests that Students #58 through #61 be expelled for one calendar year with early re-admittance under strict probation. Administration requests that Student #62 be expelled for one calendar year. 
G.   GrantsAdministration requests approval to apply for the Wyoming Energy Authority State Energy Program Grant. 
H.   Surplus and RecycleAdministration requests surplus and recycle of obsolete and outdated items. 
 Consent Agenda Ends 
A.    Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)                                                 Denton Knapp, Executive Board Member for the Campbell County Veterans Council, will provide information regarding the Junior Reserve Office Training Corps (JROTC) and the potential to establish programs within the DistrictINFORMATION/ DISCUSSION
B.     Educational Technology UpdateDirector of Technology Brian Knox will provide an educational technology update.INFORMATION/ DISCUSSION
A.    Facility UpdateMr. Holmes will provide a facility update.INFORMATION/ DISCUSSION
V. PUBLIC COMMENTSAre there any public comments for the good of the order?  A response by the board will be based on available information and necessary research. 

Hub International (AIG) proposed charging the district $226,000 for renewing the district student accident policy and $1.4 million for the district property and casualty insurance. The district would pay for these through its general fund.

Meeting minutes are available for public review during regular office hours at the clerk’s office, 1000 W. 8th St., Gillette, or on the district’s website.