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School Board of Clay County
Teacher Inservice Center, 2233 Village Square Parkway, Fleming Island, FL
May 6, 2021 - Regular School Board Meeting
Date: May 06 2021 (6:00 p.m.)
Student Showcase
Invocation  (Pastor Daniel Findley, First Baptist Church Keystone Heights)
Pledge of Allegiance
Call to Order  (Present: Janice Kerekes, District 1; Beth Clark, District 2, Tina Bullock, District 3; Mary Bolla, District 4; Ashley Gilhousen, District 5; Superintendent David Broskie)
Recognitions and Awards
1. Recognition of State Championship Athletes

John Sgromolo, Coordinator of District Athletics, recognized State Champion weightlifting athletes and highlighted the academic success of all Clay County athletes:

Individual Boys Weightlifting Champions:

  • Will Stephens (Fleming Island High School)
  • Kade Sanders (Keystone Heights Jr./Sr. High School)
  • Zach Glover (Keystone Heights Jr./Sr. High School)
  • Isaiah Jones (Clay High School)
  • Alex Beaufort (Ridgeview High School)

Keystone Heights Boys Weightlifting Class 1A State Champions Team:

  • Mason Dicks
  • Luke Snider
  • Caleb Moncrief
  • Tyeler Anthony-Rozier
  • Kaleb Vojnovski
  • Tyler Jenkins
  • Kade Sanders 
  • Nathan Kicklighter
  • Colton Tibbetts
  • Zach Glover
  • Sam Ulsch
  • Reid Begue
  • Wyatt Van Zant

Fleming Island Boys Weightlifting Class 3A State Champions Team:

  • Will Stephens
  • Alex Maier
  • Rickey Joseph
  • Justin Nolley
  • Musthafa Marshall
  • Nicolas Bethea
  • Timothy Thomas
  • Austin Allred
  • Jhoel Robinson
2. Recognition of First Place Overall Winning Teams from Math Field Day

Tiffany Hradil, Curriculum Specialist, recognized the First Place Overall winners from Math Field Day:

Fourth Grade Team Overall Winner - Lake Asbury Elementary School, Deborah Serda and Sophie Willadsen (coaches)

  • Ava Davie
  • Joseph Nikic
  • James Surrency
  • Noah Taylor
  • Hidey Whitaker
  • Alexis Williams

Fifth Grade Team Overall Winner - Paterson Elementary School, Tracy Shannon (coach)

  • Cooper Blackwood
  • Brennen Fogarty
  • Lily Gaskins
  • Cate Hanson
  • Olivia O'Steen
  • Lucas Pham

Sixth Grade Team Overall Winner - Tynes Elementary School, Jennifer MacDonald (coach)

  • Cole Conte
  • Connor Foss
  • David Hunter Jennette-Carter
  • Malik Ignacio
  • Calise Wheeler


3. Recognition of Florida Department of Education's Principal of the Year (Jennifer Halter)

Superintendent Broskie recognized Jennifer Halter, Principal, Green Cove Springs Jr. High for her selection by the Florida Department of Education as the state's Principal of the Year, commending Ms. Halter on her outstanding work, determination, and leadership.

School Showcase
Presentations from the Audience (Public Comment)
4. Public Comment

Public Speakers

  • Karen Lake, Mayor of Keystone Heights, presented City of Keystone Heights, Florida Resolution 2021-03 entitled "A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Keystone Heights, Florida Requesting the Clay County School Board to Support the Construction and Renovation of Educational Facilities in Keystone Heights; and Providing an Effective Date." Mayor Lake read this resolution in its entirety.  Additional comment and concerns voiced by Mayor Lake and expressed in response to questions posed by Mrs. Bullock and Mrs. Kerekes included the age of the Keystone Heights school structures, traffic issues during active school zone times, the impact of schools on property values, the presentation of the EDFIRST Plan to Keystone Heights City Council, the insufficiency of a cafeteria renovation at Keystone Heights Elementary that will not address aging plumbing, narrow sidewalks and three-generation portables, results of a poll conducted by reporter Scott Johnson, the pending feasibility study report, and potential new construction due to land parcels under contract.  Mayor Lake requested equitable treatment and the prioritization of a new school within Keystone Heights. 
  • Smitty Huffman - Keystone Heights facilities
  • Julie Smith - masks at school 
  • Glee Glisson - student progress
Consent Agenda
5. C1 - Minutes of Workshop on March 8, 2021; Special Meeting on March 11, 2021, Workshop on March 23, 2021; Student Hearings and Regular Meeting on April 1. 2021
2021 March 8 Workshop.pdf
2021 March 11 Special Mtg.pdf
2021 March 23 Workshop.pdf
2021 April 1 Student Discipline Hearings.pdf (Confidential)
2021 April 1 Regular Mtg.pdf
6. C2 - Revision to Start Date for Student Calendar 2022-2023 per Florida Statute 1001.42
Revised 2022-2023 Calendar 10 Month 196 Days Instructional, Support, and Cafeteria Managers (2) (1).pdf
Revised Calendar - Student 2022- 2023.pdf
School Board Member
7. C3 - School Board Member Out-of-County Travel Expenses Estimated to Attend FSBA/FADSS Annual Summer Conference
Human Resources
8. C4 - Personnel Consent Agenda
Personnel Consent Agenda 5.6.2021.pdf
Instruction-Academic Services
9. C5 - K-12 Academic Services Out of State and Overnight Student Travel
May 2021 - Student Travel.pdf
10. C6 - Revised 2021 Summer Programs Manual and Calendar
2021 Clay County Summer Programs Manual - Google Docs.pdf
5th Grade Science Camp.pdf
2021 Clay County Summer Programs Manual_5 4 21.pdf
Instruction-Professional Development
11. C7 - 2021-22 Professional Learning Catalog (Master In-service Plan)
2021 - 2022 CCDS Master In-Service Plan - Draft.pdf
2021-2022 Professional Learning Catalog_MIP_Summary of Changes.pdf
Business Affairs
12. C8 - Proposed Allocation Changes for 2020-2021
Allocation Summary 2020-2021 - May 6, 2021.pdf
13. C9 - Proposed Allocation Changes for 2021-2022
Allocation Summary 2021-2022 - May 6, 2021 .1.pdf
14. C10 - Clay County District School Board Operational, Financial and Single Audit for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year
2019-2020 Final Audit Report.pdf
Final SAS114 Audit Report District School Board of Clay County.pdf
15. C11 - Charter School Audits for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year
St. Johns Classical Academy Audit Report 2020.pdf
Florida Cyber Charter Academy at Clay 2020 Audit Report.pdf
Clay Charter Academy Audit Report 2020.pdf
16. C12 - Clay Education Foundation Audit for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year
Clay County Education Foundation Audit 2020.pdf
Business Affairs-Accounting
17. C13 - Monthly Financial Reports for March, 2021
March 2021 Board Monthly Financial Report.pdf
March 2021 Board Monthly Property Report.pdf
18. C14 - Budget Amendment for Month Ending March 31, 2021
Budget Amendment March 2021 (1).pdf
Business Affairs-Property
19. C15 - Deletion of Certain Items Report - April, 2021
Deletion Report-April, 2021.pdf
Business Affairs-Purchasing
20. C16 - BID Renewal
21. C17 - BID to be Awarded
22. C18 - Change Order #1 for Ridgeview Elementary School Parking Lot Lighting Replacement
CO 1 RVE Parking Lot Lighting Replacement.pdf
23. C19 - Schematic/Preliminary/Final (Phase I, II, & III) Plans and Specifications for S. Bryan Jennings Elementary School Roof Repair/Replacement (Buildings 1, 2, & 3)
24. C20 - Change Order #1 for Oakleaf Junior High School Security Lighting Repair/Replacement
OLJ Security Lighting Repair.Replacement CO 1.pdf
25. C21 - Pre-Qualification of Contractors
Table for Board Backup Contractor Prequal, 5.6.21.pdf
Adoption of Consent Agenda
26. Adoption of Consent Agenda
Motion to Approve Consent Agenda
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Ashley Gilhousen
Second: Tina Bullock
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
CCEA Update  (Victoria Kidwell)
CESPA Update  (Lonnie Roberts)
Superintendent's Update and Presentations
27. Superintendent's Update

Superintendent Broskie discussed the attached presentation/update to highlight:

  • Florida's 2021 Principal of the Year
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Elementary & Secondary Art Show
  • Math Field Day
  • Climate Survey
  • Clay Teachers LEAD: Superintendent's Roundtable
  • May Celebrations
  • COVID-19 Reminders

Climate Survey awards & recognition certificates were presented to:

Schools with the Highest Completion Rate

  1. Clay Hill Elementary - Adele Reed, Principal - 91%
  2. Oakleaf Village Elementary - Wilnitra Dixon, Principal - 84%
  3. Coppergate Elementary - Melissa Metz, Principal - 83%

Top Five Overall Scores for Elementary Schools

  1. Fleming Island Elementary - Jennifer Collins, Principal
  2. Shadowlawn Elementary - Nancy Crowder, Principal
  3. Tynes Elementary - Sarah Brennan, Principal
  4. McRae Elementary - Tammy Winkler, Principal
  5. Orange Park Elementary - Carolyn McCullough, Principal

Top Five Overall Scores for Secondary Schools

  1. Green Cove Springs Jr. - Jennifer Halter, Principal
  2. Ridgeview High - Becky Murphy, Principal
  3. Middleburg High - Martin Aftuck, Principal
  4. Keystone Heights Jr./Sr. High - Laurie Burke, Principal
  5. Fleming Island High - Tom Pittman, Principal

Mr. Broskie advised there will be a new re-opening plan brought forward at the June meeting for the start of the next school year.  He also indicated there would be a future workshop to consider the feasibility study relative to Keystone Heights.

Discussion Agenda
School Board Member
28. D1 - Approve the Appointments for the Citizen Oversight Committee
COC Committee Appointments 2021 (1).pdf

Mrs. Kerekes appreciated the process and enthusiasm associated with this task and the opportunity to meet with citizens.  Mrs. Bolla expressed gratitude to all individuals who applied for this committee.

Motion to approve the appointments for the Citizen Oversight Committee
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Janice Kerekes
Second: Ashley Gilhousen
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
Human Resources
29. D2 - Human Resources Special Action A

There was no Human Resources Special Action A.

Business Affairs
30. D3 - Approve uniform pricing and uniform definition for ”summer enrichment programs” offered by “outside” organizations.
Summer Enrichment Definition and Pricing Guide.pdf
Motion to approve uniform pricing and uniform definition for "summer enrichment programs" offered by "outside organizations"
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Janice Kerekes
Second: Beth Clark
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
School Board Attorney Remarks
31. School Board Attorney Comments

Bruce Bickner, School Board Attorney, advised that an informational notice will be sent to the committee and ex-officio members of the Citizens Oversight Committee.  The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m. in the District Multi-Purpose Center in Green Cove Springs. 

School Board Member Remarks
32. School Board Member Comments

Board members commented on school and community events attended throughout the month, their appreciation for teachers, nurses, and mental health workers, upcoming evaluation and revisions to the re-opening plan, Keystone Heights school facilities, and a consensus to review School Board Policy 1.02(E)(4) to allow all board members the flexibility to add items, including "recognitions" and "presentations," to the board agenda. 

Adjournment  (7:55 p.m.)
Superintendent of Schools School Board Chairman