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April 12, 2014

Agendas for Monday's work session and meeting of the Whitfield Board of Education

Called Work Session

Whitfield County Board of Education

1306 South Thornton Avenue

April 14, 2014

5:30 p.m.

Call to Order & Roll Call

Adoption of Agenda

Executive Session




April 14, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Call to Order & Roll Call

Adoption of Agenda

Pledge of Allegiance

Moment of Silent Reflection



• Northwest High School Swim and Dive Team Qualify for State

• Northwest High School Robotics Team receives The Excellence Award and Place 2nd in Region

• Students Place 2nd and 3rd at the Georgia Educational Technology Fair

• Chad Brock – 1st Place in the Regional Archery Tournament and Austin Martin had Highest Score for Cohutta at State Archery Tounament

• Keta Martinez – Parent Involvement Coordinator Spotlight for the Month of March for GaDOE Parent Engagement Program

• Kristy Adams and TeQuita Hilton – Georgia Department of Driver Services Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Examiners

• 2014 Georgia All State Chorus

Hearing of Individuals and/or Delegations – Please limit comments to 3 minutes

• Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 12617

Approval of Minutes for Board Training on February 25, 2014 and Board Meetings on March 3, 2014                           

Purchase Orders over $25,000        


General Funds

Capital Projects Funds

Superintendent Report

Teaching and Learning

8th Grade Writing Report – Michelle Caldwell

Bandwidth Grant – Audrey Williams

AdvancED Accreditation Award – Audrey Williams

Public Library Grant – Karey Williams

Birth to Five Striving Readers Grant – Karey Williams

Amended 2014-2015 School Calendar


Support Services

First Reading of WCS Student Discipline Code of Conduct and WCS Student Dress Code        


Previous Business

• Second Reading of Change in Board Policy: Wellness Program: EEE

• Second Reading of Change in Board Policy: Food Service Management: EE

• Second Reading of Change in Board Policy: Employee Tobacco Use: GAN

• Second Reading of Change in Board Policy: Student Tobacco Use: JCDAA

New Business

• Donation Check for Dalton State College and Southeast High School AP Government Alliance Program

• Donation Check for Soccer Uniforms for Valley Point Middle School

• Donation Check for Parking Lot Change Order for Dug Gap Elementary School

• Tunnel Hill Police Department Donate Car to NWGCCA

• Donation Check from OmNova in Honor of Daryl Dobbins for Cohutta Elementary School

• Donation Check for General Fund for Phoenix High School

Contracts for E-Rate 2014-2015 (Windstream, G-Tech Security Solutions, Telenet Systems & Alarm Systems, Fireside Technology, Inc., and CDW Government)

Proposed Changes to GSBA Legislation Positions and Delegate and Alternate Appointments for GSBA Conference                    


Whitfield County Board of Education

Louis Fordham – Chairman

Bill Worley – Vice Chairman

Thomas Barton, Rodney Lock, Tony Stanley


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