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Lexington District Two Board meeting with agenda

September 23, 2017

West Columbia, SC - The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two will conduct their Regular Monthly Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the Board Room of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia, SC. Notices and Agendas are also posted on the District’s website, www.lex2.org / Board of Trustees / Board Meetings / Agenda.


Prior to the regular meeting, the Board will host a reception at 6:15 p.m. for employees with 10, 20, 30, or 40 years of service.


For more information, contact the Office of the Superintendent at (803) 739-8399.


The proposed agenda is below:



September 28, 2017


6:15 p.m., Employee Service Recognition

7:00 pm, Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees

District Education Center




I.          Call to Order                                                                                                                                  Chairman


II.        Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:                                                                                    Vice-Chairman

           Led by Students from Brookland-Cayce High School     


III.       Consent Agenda:                                                                                                                           Chairman

A.        Approval of Agenda

B.        Approval of Minutes from August 24, 2017, Board Meeting


IV.       Public Participation Period                                                                                Chief Administrative Officer


V.         Report on Honors and Accomplishments, Students/Staff                                Chief Administrative Officer

A.         Recognition of Brookland-Cayce High School for Achieving

            2017 National Beta School of Merit Status                              


VI.        Unfinished Business: 

A.         Consideration of Contract Price for Airport High School Baseball Press              Chief Operations Officer

            Box and ADA Issues  

B.         Consideration of Brookland-Cayce High School Arena Schematics 

C.         Consideration of School Name, Colors, and Mascot for the New Elementary

             School on Cougar Drive


VII.      New Business:

A.         Consideration of Enhancing Student Safety on the Bus                                     Superintendent/Tom Platt,

                                                                                                                                            School Bus Consultants

B.         Consideration of Quit Claim Deed with State Street Baptist Church                                   Superintendent

C.         Consideration of Approval for an ACT 155 Request for Granting of a                           Director of CATE

             High School Diploma

D.        Consideration of Digital Marque Bids for Schools                                                               Chairman, Sign                                                                                                                                                                  Committee

E.         Discussion of Possible Changes to Cell Phone Policy                                                        Superintendent

F.         Certification of Delegates for the SC School Boards Association’s                                              Chairman

            2017 Delegate Assembly               

G.        Consideration of Guaranteed Maximum Price for Saluda River                            Chief Operations Officer

            Academy for the Arts

H.         Consideration of Schematics for Brookland-Cayce High School

I.          Consideration of Fire Lane Access for Pine Ridge Middle School, Congaree-Wood                      

            Early Childhood Center, and Wood Elementary School

J.          Consideration of Fire Sprinkler System at Congaree-Wood Early Childhood Center

K.         Consideration of New Weight Room Equipment for Airport and

            Brookland-Cayce High Schools

L.         Consideration of Reassignment of Architect Projects

M.        Consideration of Requests for Out-of-State or Overnight Student Travel:        Chief Administrative Officer

            1.             Busbee Creative Arts Academy Students

                            SC Waterfowl Association’s Environmental Education Program, October 23–24, 2017, Camp                               Leopold, Pinewood SC

            2.             Busbee Creative Arts Academy Students

                            SC Waterfowl Association’s Environmental Education Program, October 26-27, 2017, Camp                               Leopold, Pinewood SC

            3.             Airport High School Student Government Students            Approved Via Poll

                            Southern Association of Student Councils Convention, October 26-27, 2017, Ocoee High                                     School, Ocoee, FL

            4.             Fulmer Middle School and Airport High School Technology Students

                            TSA Leadership Conference, November 3 – 5, 2017, Jekyll Island, GA

            5.             Airport High School Special Olympics Students

                            SC Special Olympics Fall Games, November 10 – 12, 2017, Greenville, SC

            6.             Airport High School Girls’ Basketball Students

                            McDonalds 10th Annual Shootout, December 27 – 30, 2017, Hart County High School,                                         Hartwell, GA

            7.             Airport High School JROTC Drill Team

                            Best of the Best 4th Brigade Drill Team Competition, February 9 - 10, 2018, Hickory, NC

            8.             Fulmer Middle School and Airport High School Technology Students

                            State TSA Conference, March 23 – 25, 2018, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC

            9.             Airport High School JROTC Students

                            2018 Army National Drill Team Competition, March 30 – April 1, 2018, Louisville, KY

            10.           Busbee Creative Arts Academy “Performing Arts Company” Students

                            New York City Performing Arts Company/Honors Art Trip, April 24-28, 2018, New York, NY

            11.           Airport High School JROTC Students

                            2018 National High School Drill Team Championships, May 3 – 7, 2018, Daytona Beach, FL


VIII.    Administrative Divisional Reports:

A.         Superintendent:

            1.          Update on Scooter Scott Project (formerly Nehemiah Project)                                       Gil Owens

B.         Instruction:                                                                                                                 

1.         Gifted and Talented Discussion for Cougar Drive Campus                                Chief Instructional Officer

2.          Lexington Two Innovation Center Update                                                    Director of CATE/Technology


C.         Finance:                                                                                                           

            1.          Monthly Financial Reports                                                                            Chief Financial Officer

D.        Administration and Student Services:                                         

            1.          Enrollment Update                                                                               Chief Administrative Officer

2.             Construction Update                                                                                         Chief Operations Officer

            3.          Custodial Services Update

E.         Human Resources:

            1.          Overview of Teacher Shortage                                                       Chief Human Resource Officer


IX.       Executive Session:                                                                                                                 Vice-Chairman

A.         Consideration of Personnel Appointments and Resignations

B.         Discussion of Contractual Matters

C.         Consideration of Property Matters         


X.         Open Session / Action on Executive Session Items                                                            Vice-Chairman


XI.        Announcements:                                                                                                                           Chairman

A          Hero/Heroine Reception

            6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017, Lobby, District Education Center

B.         Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees

            7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017, Board Room

C.        Dedication / Open House, Cayce Elementary School

            5:00 pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017


XII.      Adjournment                                                                                                                                   Chairman



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