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School Board Members

President:  Mr. Derrek Tennell          
Vice-President: Mr. Isaac Pile
Secretary: Mr. Travis Beck
Mr. Jon Deater
Mrs. Blake Newkirk
Mr. Dustin Simpson
Mr. Brad Stamper

School Board Meetings

School Board Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building Boardroom.

Click here to watch the board meetings live stream.

June 12, 2024 6:15 PM - Board Executive Session

June 12, 2024 7:30 PM - Board Meeting

2024 Board Meeting Dates

Special Notices:
  Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriation  September 13, 2023
Notice of Hearing  September 13, 2023
Notice of Hearing on Proposed Lease Nov 13, 2019
Notice to taxpayers November 13, 2019
Notice of Building Corporation meeting
Notice of Execution of Lease
Testimony About Bargaining
Memorandum of Understanding

Notice of Request for Proposals
Southwestern E-Rate RFP
Exhibit A to RFP

School Board Policy Updates

The following policies have been approved by the Southwestern School Board.
SW Shelby Board Policy Resolution

5EA0332-A325 Communicable Disease
5EA0342-C200 Anti-Bullying
5EA0377-C425 Student Suicide Prevention and Awareness
5EA0411-D325 Employee Background Checks and Mandatory Reporting
5EA0829-D500 School Resource Office Employment & Training

5EA0323-A250 No Tobacco
5EE4802-C100 Entrance Age & Requirements
5EE4830-C150 Homeless Students Enrollment Rights and Services
5EA0397-C550 Student Search and Seizure
5EA0785-D475 Justifiable Decrease in Teaching Positions
5EE4618-D525 No Distracted Driving
5EE4866-G100 Facility and Transportation Safety
5EE4658-H125 Corporation Support Organizations

5E44005 A100 Non Discrimination & Anti Harassment
  5E44247 A100 E Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination and Sexual Harassment Complaint Form
5E44027 A125 Nepotism Conflict of Interest Gifts and use of Corporation Resources
5E44042 A175 Whistleblower Protection
5E44056 A200 Firearms, Weapons and Destructive Devices
5E44103 A225 Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect
5E44093 A275 School Wellness
5E44125 A300 Responsible Use of Technology and Internet Use Policy
5E44134 C255 Parental Access to Instructional Material and Surveys
5E44137 C275 Test Security Provisions for Statewide Assessments
5E44143 G275 Animals on School Property

5E41313 C275 E1 Testing Security and Integrity Agreement
5E41311 C275 E3 Testing Concerns and Security Violations Report
5E41316 C275 E2 Testing Irregularity Form

5EL5737-A350 Civility and Decorum Policy
5EL5745-C175 Student Attendance and Academic Engagement
5EL5753-C450 Drug Prevention & Drug Testing
5EL5766-C475 School Sponsored Publications and Productions
5EL5884-C500 School Trips and Privately Sponsored Activities Involving School Corporation Employees and Students
5EE4857-C525 Medical Needs at School
5EL5927-C575 Student Homework
5EL5952-C600 Withdrawal from School
5EL5961-D100 Corporation Organizations
5EL5969-D125 Evaluation of the Superintendent
5EE4629-F176 Unpaid Meals
5EE4640-F275 Gifts and Donations
5EL5988-G150 Registered Sex or Violent Offenders

5ET1385-B100 Board Authority and Philosophy
5ET1423-B125 Duties of the School Board
5ET1429-D150 Board Superintendent Relationship
5ET1435-E125 Promotion, Placement, and Retention of Students
5ET1438-E150 Programs for High Ability Students
5ET1442-G300 Latch-Key Programs
5ET1449-G325 Free and Reduced-Price Meals
5ET1466-G350 Audio, Video, and Digital Recording of Meetings
5ET1514-H150 Public Records
5ET1501-H175 Questioning of Students

5EZ8601-B150 - Organizational Meeting, Board of Finance, and Committees
5EZ8614-B175 - Functions
5EZ8716-C350 - Student Discipline
5F17846-C375 - Suspension and Expulsion of Students
5EZ8626-D175 - Board Staff Communications
5EZ8637-D200 - Standard of Care and Supervision of Students
5EZ8646-D225 - Employee Ethics
5EZ8653-E175 - Student Records
5EZ8676-E200 - Credit for Religious Education
5EZ8694-E225 - College and University Programs

5F82455-B200 Membership
5F82478-B225 Board Meetings
5F82486-F100 Internal Controls and Reporting Losses, Shortages, Variances, or Thefts
5F47525-F125 Purchasing Procedures and Capital Assets
5F82501-F150 Use of Credit Cards
5F82506-F175 Collection and Forgiveness of Debt (Bad Debt)
5F82519-F200 Investment Income
5F82531-G225 Vehicle Idling
5F82536-G250 Pest Control
5F82549-H100 School Visitors and Parent-Family Engagement

C300 Programs For Students With Disabilities and Least Restrictive Environment

5F10842-D250 Teacher Appreciation Grant
5FI0965-D350 Fitness for Duty Leaves and Examinations
5FI1005-D375 Employee Discipline
5FI1077-D425 Employee Benefits
5Fi1079-D450 Resignation
5FI1171-G200 Environmental Health and Safety Issues
5FI1082-G400 Title I Comparability Policy
5FI1105-G425 Pledge of Allegiance and Moments of Silence
5FI1107-G450 Advertisements, Publications, and Naming Rights
5FI1166-G475 Prohibition of Unmanned Aircraft (Drones)

5FU8156 B250 School Board Member Ethics
5FU8170 D275 Drug Free Workplace
5FU8179 D400 FMLA
5FU8166 E100 Adoption of Curricular Materials
5FU8172 F225 Online Fundraising and Crowdfunding
5FU8181 F250 Travel Expenses
5FU8175 G175 Chemical Management and Preparedness for Toxic Hazard
5FU8160 G200 Environmental Health & Safety Issues
5FU8164 G375 Use of School Facilities
5FU8183 G500 Intellectual Property Ownership and Revenue
5FU8158 H225 Public Comments Policy

G125 Criminal Organization Activity
H200 Relations with Special Interest Groups

The following policies have had the first readings and are upcoming approvals by the Southwestern School Board.

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Contract Information:
2023-2024 Master Contract

Superintendent's Contract