• Griffith Public Schools

    P.O. Box 749
    Griffith, Indiana 46319
    (219) 924-4250


    Board of School Trustees

    Regular Board Meeting

    Date:     Thursday, May 25, 2017                                                                                          Time:       7:00 P.M.

    Location: Griffith High School LGI Room

                      600 N. Wiggs St.


    This meeting is a meeting of the School Board in public for the purpose of conducting the School Corporation's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There will be time for public participation as indicated under delegations and communications and audience participation on agenda items. The meeting site is fully accessible. Any person requiring further accommodation should contact the Superintendent, at the School Corporation's central office.

    1.           Pledge of Allegiance

    2.           Prayer

    3.           Superintendent’s Update

    4.           Delegations and/or Communications     

                          The Board of School Trustees is always interested in the public’s concerns, suggestions, and ideas and this portion of the Board’s agenda is to provide time for persons to address the Board as individuals or as groups.  Board members listen carefully to input, but the agenda is not established for a question and answer session.  Questions should be directed to the Superintendent’s Office (924-4250) for proper responses or appointments for follow-up.  Individual employees of the Board or representatives of employee organizations shall have utilized appropriate administrative procedures before making a request to address the Board.

    5.     Reading and Approval of Minutes

    6.         Finance & Operations

    7.         Approval of:

                  a. Regular Claims #20687 to #30357

                  b. Professional Leaves #1704 to #1742

                  c. Fundraiser Approvals #71 to #85

                  d. Extra-Curricular Expenses #74 to #88

    e. Donations Received - #2017-7 to 2017-8

    8.      Other Business:

    a.      Panther Spotlight

    b.     Student Achievement

    c.      Board Reports

    d.     2017 Participation Agreement - YMCA Partnership for Summer Learning Loss Prevention

    e.      Ivy Tech Community College Faculty on Loan

    f.       Bus Purchase Award Recommendation

    g.     Authorization to Solicit Bids for parking lot maintenance

    h.     Additional High School Courses for 2017-2018

    i.      High School Science Textbook Adoption

    j.      2017-2018 Revised Calendar Adoption

    k.     Student Handbooks

    l.      Overnight Trip Requests:

    Education Pioneer Heritage Trip –Camp Tecumseh – 5/18/17 to 5/19/17 Brookston, IN

    IHSAA Student Leadership Conference – 6/19/17 to 6/20/17 Plainfield, IL 

    9.         Personnel Report

    10.        Audience Participation (Agenda Items)

    11.        Good of the Corporation

    12        Adjournment