Student Affairs Committee
Monday, April 11, 2022
Fruitport Community Schools Central Office
3255 E. Pontaluna Rd.
Fruitport, MI 49415
Tim Burgess, Susan Franklin, Dave Hazekamp, Jason Kennedy, and Jonny Morehouse
- Varsity Hockey Cooperative Program
Jonny Morehouse was present to discuss with the Committee the need to consider a new varsity hockey cooperative program. Two options were discussed with the Committee. These options included joining a cooperative with Grand Haven High School (includes Spring Lake High School), as well as a cooperative with Reeths-Puffer High School (includes Muskegon Catholic Central, Montague, Whitehall, and North Muskegon). The Committee discussed the importance of selecting a program that would allow for the greatest opportunity for Fruitport student athletes to participate in the program. A recommendation to join the Reeths-Puffer hockey cooperative will be provided to the Board. This will be placed on the Board agenda as an action item under the Student Affairs Committee recommendations for approval on Monday, April 18, 2022.
- Adult Education Handbook
The Committee discussed the Adult Education Handbook that was provided to them at the March 2022 meeting. A number of edits were discussed by the Committee. Jason will review these edits with Brenda Baker and the Adult Education Staff, and will have a copy of the handbook with the edits available for the Committee at the May Committee meeting so that the handbook can be approved following the review of the Committee in May 2022.
- Board Policy 5407: Instructional Program and Curriculum Development
The Committee continued to discuss the Board’s current policy 5407, Instructional Program and Curriculum Development, as well as the optional policy updates for policy 5407 from Thrun Law Firm. The Committee discussed the optional policy updates and will revisit these updates at the May Committee meeting.
- Emergency Operations Plan and Procedures
An update was provided on the updated Emergency Operations Plan and Procedures Manual. This will be placed on the Board agenda as an action item under the Student Affairs Committee recommendations for approval on Monday, April 18, 2022.
- Drumline Lodging Assistance Request: University of Dayton
An update was provided to the Committee pertaining to a lodging assistance request from the Drumline team for their finals competition performance that will take place out of state in April. The Committee discussed the importance of developing a policy for how the District will handle these requests from organizations in the future.
- District Strategic Planning Process
An update was provided to the Committee pertaining to the District Strategic Planning Process. Meetings with stakeholders will begin during the month of May 2022.
- Other: The Committee reviewed items from each of the other Board Committee meetings to provide a general overview of the topics to be discussed at the Regular Board Meeting on Monday, April 18, 2022.
- Public Comment: None
- Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 6:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by Jason Kennedy, Superintendent