CAT Tracks for May 21, 2020

The Cairo Board of Education held its Regular Meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.

The agenda is immediately below....

...followed by the CAT President's report and supporting documents:

CAT President's Report:

Called to order at 6 p.m.

Members present: Stubblefield, Nelson, Gooden, Coleman, Harris, Moore. The District's attorney, Shane Jones, Janice Blake, Dr. Evers, and Dr. Rice were also present.

Steven Tarver and Marcella Woodson spoke to the board about a community garden project. Mr. Tarver also spoke about a film program-media arts program that he wants to start.

The BOE voted to enter closed session at 6:27 p.m. (CJSHS Principal Lisa Thomas was called into closed session about 10 minutes later and stayed about 20 minutes.)

The BOE voted to exit closed session at 8:15 p.m.

Requiring Action/Decisions By Board of Education:

  • Adopt resolution affirming non-renewal of the employment contract of Dr. Lisa Thomas as CJSHS Principal.

  • Approved the resignation of JeAnna Horman-Nance.

  • Hired Rebecca Koenig as art teacher.

  • Approved Items 3-7.

  • There will be a drive-thru 8th Grade graduation on June 6th from 10-11 a.m. at Cairo Junior/Senior High school.

The BOE voted to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.

To read the unofficial minutes of the April 16th Regular BOE Meeting... here.

To read the unofficial minutes of the May 7th Special BOE Meeting... here.