The board of directors at Bridges Preparatory School will meet at 6 p.m. March 7 in the gymnasium at 1100 Boundary St., Beaufort. Public session begins at 6:30 p.m.
The agenda is as follows:
I. Executive Session (In accordance with SC Code of Law, Title 30, Chapter 4)
a. Section 30-4-70(a)(1) Discussion of employment, appointment, compensation, promotion, demotion, discipline, or release of an employee, a student, or a person regulated by a public body or the appointment of a person to a public body; however, if an adversary hearing involving the employee or client is held, the employee or client has the right to demand that the hearing be conducted publicly. Nothing contained in this item shall prevent the public body, in its discretion, from deleting the names of the other employees or clients whose records are submitted for use at the hearing.
b. Section 30-4-70(a)(2) Discussion of negotiations incident to proposed contractual arrangements and proposed sale or purchase of property, the receipt of legal advice where the legal advice relates to a pending, threatened, or potential claim or other matters covered by the attorney-client privilege, settlement of legal claims, or the position of the public agency in other adversary situations involving the assertion against the agency of a claim.
II. Call to Order
III. Opening Ceremonies
V. New Business
a. Mission Statement
The Bridges Preparatory School (BPS) mission is to provide students equal access to a high quality K 12 whole child education that maximizes academic excellence and strength of character in a student- centered learning environment created by a faculty of lifelong learners.
b. Pledge of Allegiance
c. Adoption of Agenda
d. Approval of Minutes
a. Interim Head of School Report
b. PTO Report
c. Outreach Report
d. Chairperson Report
e. Treasurer Report
f. Facilities Report
a. Review of Bridges Fiscal Policy
b. Review of Bridges 2016/2017 Budget Version 6
c. Confirmation of 2016/2017 School Calendar
d. Discussion of Proposed Student Technology/Activities Fee
i. Implementation and Amount
ii. Administration Proposed Requirement for NEW families to
submit by April 1 or 15.
e. Discussion of Proposed Gifted and Talented Classes for Teachers
f. Review of Credit Card Policy
VI. Unfinished Business
a. Bridges Handbook Review
b. Review Requested Bids for Student Fee Collection Solutions
c. Field-Trip Policy Review
d. Review of Pick-up/Parking Policy
VII. Public Comments
Limited to 2 minutes (Source: SCPCSD) (Must sign up before meeting)
The official meeting of the board is by law a public meeting and the board values citizen input; however, in order to protect the integrity of the adopted agenda, public dialogue will be restricted to the Public Comments section of the agenda or as directed by the board chair. Board members are not at liberty to answer questions or exchange comments at this time.
o Each speaker has two minutes.
o Speakers may not ask questions of Board Members.
o Board Members may not engage speakers in discussion.
o Disruptive behavior is not permitted.
o Personal attacks aimed at students or staff are not permitted.
o Scurrilous, obscene, or recklessly defamatory language or comments aimed at any Board Member or anyone attending is not permitted.
o Public comments are not exempt from lawful prohibitions involving slander or libel.
VIII. Next Board Meeting to be March 17, 2016 at Bridges Boundary Street Campus
IX. Adjourn Meeting