RPS Board of Education Highlights

Don't have time to attend or stream an entire RPS Board of Education Meeting? Then watch some highlights! Miss a meeting? Visit Rolla Channel 16 meeting archives!

03/18/16

*NEW* Clips now on RPS YouTube!

Great news! Beginning with the 03 March 2016 Board Meeting, school board clips and highlights can be found on the RPS YouTube Channel!


18 February 2016 ~ SB Clips

Recognition ~ On behalf of the Board of Education, Mr. Froehlich recognized the 8th grade Girls' Basketball Team. The team recently finished their season with a 16-0 record.

RTI-RTC ~ February is Career and Technical Education month. More that 200,000 Missouri high school students and adults took part in career education programs during the 2014-15 school year.

District Reconfiguration ~ Dr. Zalis updated the board on the progress of the district reconfiguration teams.


21 January 2016 ~ SB Clips

Public Hearing - 2016-17 School Calendar ~ As provided by state statute and duly published, a public hearing will be held at 5:30 pm, at which time citizens may be heard on the 2016-17 calendar.

Board Recognition ~ Members of the RCTA recognized the Board of Education for School Board Recognition Week January 24-30, 2016.

Staff Recognition ~ On behalf of the Board, Mr. Froehlich recognized Mr. Rodger Bridge for being selected as the South Central High School Student Council Advisor of the Year.

Staff Recognition ~ The Board recognized Mr. Mike Howard for being named as a Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame Coach.

Staff Recognition ~ The Board recognized Dr. Stacey Reed for receiving her doctorate degree in education.

Technology Round-Up ~ Members of the Technology Dept. will report on what is happening with technology training this year.


07 January 2016 ~ SB Clips

Student Recognition ~ On behalf of the Board, Mr. Froehlich recognized Mr. Jesse Liu for serving as the Student Representative to the Board for 2015.

Student Recognition ~ On behalf of the Board, Mr. Froehlich recognized Mr. Jason Bartelsmeyer's students who were chosen to be in the 2016 MO Music Educators in Conference in January. Student chosen: Sophia Holmes, Micvhael Khayat, Elise Mazzeo, Braiden Wells

2016 Student Advisor ~ In accordance with policy BCEA - Student Advisor to the Board of Education, the new student advisor, Alex Pettijohn was sworn in.

Track Bleachers ~ Bids were received for bleachers at the Rolla track on 17 DEC 15. Bids were received from six companies. Mr. Hinshaw made a recommendation to the Board.

Re-configuration Update ~ Dr. Zalis and Mr. Hinshaw reported on the progress on the district re-configuration.


12 November 2015 ~ Clips

American Education Week ~ In recognition of American Education Week, November 15-21, 2015, the board would like to thank the community and staff for helping students be successful.

Staff Recognition ~ Mrs. Amy Herrman was recognized for being named the South Central District Assistant Principal of the Year.

Staff Recognition ~ Ms. Taylor Morris was recognized for receiving the 2015 Outstanding Future Foreign Language Teacher award from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM).

Staff Recognition ~ Mrs. Lynn Bergmann was recognized for receiving a $3,000 #MySmileMatters mini grant for HOSA.

Staff Recognition ~ Ms. Jessika Zink was recognized for receiving the PLTW Launch Teacher of the Year.

2014-15 Audit Report ~ Representatives from Graves and Associates, CPAs, LLC presented the 2014-15 district audit report.

Reconfiguration Construction ~ Mr. Kelly Hinshaw presented request to proceed with storage building upgrade at RTI for Food Services.

New Career Technical Program ~ RTI/RTC requested approval for an Early Childhood Career and Technical Education program as an addition to a secondary course offerings.

School Improvement Plans:

Annual Performance Report (APR) ~ Mr. Craig Hounsom reviewed the APR recently released by the state.


15 October 2015 ~ Clips

School Improvement Plans:

District Reconfiguration ~ Mr. Hinshaw reported on the progress of the construction plans for the high school.


01 October 2015 ~ Clips

Student Recognition ~ Mr. Froehlich recognized the Rolla Bulldog Cheerleaders who were selected as All-Amercian.

Construction & Early Childhood Planning ~ Mr. Hounsom and Mr. Hinshaw shared information about Early Childhood planning and construction update with conceptional drawings. (spit into 3 segments for viewing)


17 September 2015 ~ Clips

Backpack Program ~ Mrs. Faith Barnes presented update on the Friday Backpack Program that provides food for children over the weekend.

Mark Twain Student Leadership Team ~ Mrs. Rachael Drabczyk and members of the mark Twain Student Leadership team gave a presentation about their program.

District Re-Configuration ~ Dr. Zalis and Mr. Hounsom presented information on the progress of the district re-configuration plan.


03 September 2015 ~ Clips

Recognition ~ 2014-15 Yearbook Staff - The board recognized the 2014-15 yearbook sponsor and staff for receiving the Gallery of Excellence Award for 2015 from Walsworth. Only the top 10% of yearbooks are chosen for this award.

CORE ~ Bob Holmes, president of Champions of Rolla Education (CORE) presented information about the foundation.

Assessment Data ~ Mr. Craig Hounsom reviewed the results of last year's testings.


16 April 2015 ~ Clips

Recognition ~ The board recognized Mrs. Jeanne Cavender for her service to the Board of Education.

Student Recognitions ~ RTI students who attended SkillsUSA and DECA competitions were recognized.

RHS Student Council Recognition ~ Student Council President Sarah G. Jones and representative Charles Skyles both earned Distinguished Student Leader Awards. Student Council also received MASC Honor Council Award.

Student Recognitions ~ The board recognized students who placed at the Missouri State University's Pummill Math Relays.

Staff Recognition ~ Mr. Myers recognized Ms. Jarena Fleischman for being selected as the South Central Middle School Counselor of the Year.

Staff Recognition ~ Mr. Myers recognized Mrs. Laurie Myers for being the recipient of the NAEA Women's Caucus Carrie Nordlund Award.

Re-organization of the Board

FY 2016 Budget ~ Mrs. Gorman gave a preliminary overview of the FY 2016 budget.

District Re-configuration ~ Dr. Zalis updated the board on district re-configuration plans and accountability measures.