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Board Recognitions 5-16-19

Christopher Buchhorn is an exceptional 5th-grade student at Wortham Oaks Elementary. He is very involved in his school. He is a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Basketball, and Choir.   One of the most amazing things about Christopher is his kindness and the way he treats others. Whoever the student is, he intentionally treats them equally with kindness and does his best to include them and make them feel welcome.  

This part of the board meeting was to honor those students who have taken academic excellence to a higher level.  These students have dedicated their time…probably a lot of blood, sweat, and tears to reach this achievement.  That accomplishment is reaching the top ten rankings academically in their graduating class.  Tonight we honor these students from each of the comprehensive high schools and Judson Early College Academy. 


 
Each Listing is ordered alphabetically

Top Ten from Judson Early College Academy. 
Nathaly De Robles Serrano
Saleen Alexandria Diaz 
Alejandro Vicente Mercado
Skye Alicia Meza
Teresa Tina Mai Nguyen 
Zen Scott Nguyen 
Maximus Ioane Puni 
Xavier James Rigby 
Lillian Mae Roelofs 
Noah Marshall Zuckerman 

The Top Ten Students From Wagner High School:
Peter Michael Fernandez
Justin Ray Furber
Cynthia Garcia 
Guadalupe Gomez 
Alix Guadalupe Gonzalez
Alyssa Marie Granados Guyo
Kayleigh Ann Larsen
Edgar Meza
Stacy Jasmin Parra-Marmolejo 
Jordan Janelle Simmons

The Top Ten Students From Veterans Memorial High School: 
Summer Reese Baldwin
Alec Brandon Fairbanks
Jorge Abraham Garcia 
Evan Rey Santos Gonzalez
Alexis Leslie Henson
Trestan Brower Laird
Isabella Rose Lee
Charlene Imani Mass 
Emely Kim Nguyen
Zachary Ryan Rhoades 
Melvin Dimitri Walker

The Top Ten Students From Judson High School: 
Makenna June Curtis
Jake Ryan Fricke 
Tejas Jean Uafato Fruean
Keyanna Nichelle Gayden
Autumn Renee Johnson
Linda Elizabeth Lanty
James Thien Le 
Kyle Anthony Martinez
Nicole Monserrat Ortiz
Joshua Caleb Thompson

  

After the students were recognized by the board, the meeting adjourned briefly for cake and refreshments before resuming with the rest of business.

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 5-16-19

Agenda of Regular Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

A Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held May 16, 2019, beginning at 6:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.

 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
Christopher Buchhorn is an exceptional 5th-grade student at Wortham Oaks Elementary. 
 
2. RECOGNITIONS:
High School Top 10 Seniors
Top Ten from Judson Early College Academy. 
Nathaly De Robles Serrano
Saleen Alexandria Diaz 
Alejandro Vicente Mercado
Skye Alicia Meza
Teresa Tina Mai Nguyen 
Zen Scott Nguyen 
Maximus Ioane Puni 
Xavier James Rigby 
Lillian Mae Roelofs 
Noah Marshall Zuckerman
The Top Ten Students From Wagner High School:
Peter Michael Fernandez
Justin Ray Furber
Cynthia Garcia 
Guadalupe Gomez 
Alix Guadalupe Gonzalez 
Alyssa Marie Granados Guyo
Kayleigh Ann Larsen 
Edgar Meza 
Stacy Jasmin Parra-Marmolejo 
Jordan Janelle Simmons
The Top Ten Students From Veterans Memorial High School: (First)
Summer Reese Baldwin
Alec Brandon Fairbanks
Jorge Abraham Garcia
Evan Rey Santos Gonzalez
Alexis Leslie Henson 
Trestan Brower Laird.
Isabella Rose Lee
Charlene Imani Mass 
Emely Kim Nguyen 
Zachary Ryan Rhoades 
Melvin Dimitri Walker
The Top Ten Students From Judson High School: 
Makenna June Curtis
Jake Ryan Fricke 
Tejas Jean Uafato Fruean 
Keyanna Nichelle Gayden 
Autumn Renee Johnson
Linda Elizabeth Lanty 
James Thien Le 
Kyle Anthony Martinez
Nicole Monserrat Ortiz
Joshua Caleb Thompson 
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
a. Marilyn McKinney- district spending
b. Mariya Ortiz-Teacher appreciation 
c. Kevin Hadas-budget, raises
 
4. REORGANIZATION OF THE JUDSON ISD BOARD LEADERSHIP:  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY
Renee Paschall was elected as President, Suzanne Kenoyer elected Vice President, and Jose Macias, Jr. was elected Secretary.
 
5. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Board Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on April 18, 2019.
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of April 30, 2019.
C. Consider and take action regarding approving Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000. (pulled, Macias)
D. Consider and take action regarding approving the submittals for Request for Proposal 19-16 Miscellaneous C&I Contracted Services. (pulled, Paschall)
E. Consider and take action regarding approving an Electric Line Right of Way agreement with the City Public Service Board of San Antonio.
F. Consider and take action regarding approving Secondary Student Fees and CTE Related Student Fees for the 2019-2020 School Year. (pulled, Perez)
G. Consider and take action regarding approving Service Delivery Agreement (SDA) between Communities in School and Judson ISD. (pulled, Macias)
H. Consider and take action regarding approving the innovative courses offered as High School College Readiness Support Courses beginning in the 2019-2020 school year at our comprehensive high schools.
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the renewal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alamo Colleges District for the 2019-2020 school year for Judson Early College Academy. (JECA) (pulled, Macias)
J. Consider and take action regarding approving the revised JECA Four-Year Degree Plan that will take effect with the 2023 graduating class and beyond. (pulled, Macias)

ITEMS A, B, E,  and H PASSED ON CONSENT VOTE.  ITEMS C,D,F,G,I, and J PASSED AFTER DISCUSSION. 

 
6. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving amending the Judson ISD Compensation Plan for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year to change the Assistant Athletic Coordinator stipend to Athletic Coordinator stipend for high school and middle school athletics. (passed, 7-0)
B. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approval of the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments. (please see item 9 A.)
 
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Update
B. Discuss moving Fiscal Year Budget Timeline to August 31th CE(LOCAL) (Macias)
C. Discuss revising Policy of Electing Board Officers BDAA(LOCAL)  (Macias) (moved to Executive session, then later withdrawn from agenda for future meeting)
D. Update on Board Advisory Committees
E. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
 
8. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel, the Personnel Report, and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments.
 
9. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel, the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments. (passed, 7-0)
 
10. ADJOURNMENT

Swearing In of JISD Board Members

The May 2019 Board Election Results saw two incumbents returning to their seats in Suzanne Kenoyer and Vice President Renee Paschall. Along with them, a new member was elected to the board. Ms. Lynette Perez (short bio below) took the At Large District 7 seat. That position has been vacant since Dr. Melinda Salinas stepped down due to moving out of the district. All three were sworn in by the Honorable Judge Melissa DeGerolami. Congratulations to these newly elected board members, returning and new!

Suzanne Kenoyer taking the oath of office from Judge DeGerolami. 

 

Vice President Renee Paschall taking the Oath of Office from Judge DeGerolami. 

 

The newest member of the Judson ISD Board of Trustees Lynette Perez taking her oath from Judge DeGerolami.

A little bit about Ms. Perez...She is a juvenile and child welfare attorney and mediator.  She received a BBA from the University of Notre Dame, a MPA from UNLV and her JD from St. Mary’s University.  She is married to Eli Perez and has resided in the JISD since 2008.

 

Judson ISD Board Of Trustee Election Results

The Election day results are in and below are the results for the two contested races on the Judson ISD School Board. 

JISD Trustee, District 6

Renee A. Paschall 1046 (55%)

Thomas E. (Tom) England 848 (45%)

JISD Trustee, District 7

Lynette Perez  642 (34%)

Willie J. Black, Jr 520 (27%)

Christopher Galloway 511 (27%)

Walter Harchut 235 (12%)

 

Board Recognitions 4-18-19

Pledge leader: Abigail Balderas was a trooper and was a last minute addition to our meeting and stepped up to lead our pledges of allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.  She did a great job.  She is the daughter of Park Village Elementary School Principal Sharon Balderas.  

 

Our first board recognition comes from Judson Early College Academy. Being a National Merit Finalist is a great honor and many school districts around the state and country go years without seeing one in their classrooms. Being a finalist is a fraction of the 1.6 million who start the process. Congratulations to National Merit Finalist, JECA student Noah Zuckerman. Noah enjoys languages and the sciences, and his family. At last count, Noah was considering North Texas as his college of choice. National Merit Scholars will be determined in May.

 

Our next recognition comes from Judson High School. Many times high school wrestling doesn't get the attention some of the other sports attract, but it indeed is a test of quickness, stamina, and strategy. Two Judson Rockets qualified for the state wrestling tournament where they did very well.  Please congratulate Luis Rodriguez and Isaiah Dugar. Isaiah finished being ranked 16 in the state while Luis ended up ranked 10.  Their coach is Paul Guenther.

 

The next recognition comes from Judson High School. Our JISD counselors do an incredible job every day. From advising students on academic pathways and graduation plans to the everyday issues of family and school. One of our long time counselors at Judson High School was recently recognized for her contributions to the school counseling profession. She was selected as a Texas semi-finalist for counselor of the year, please congratulate Ms. Joanne Cruz.

 

Taking the challenging AP exam is a test that many students are encouraged to take because it’s a great way to attract colleges and universities to them. Last May, a Judson HS student achieved something that few accomplish. This student was one of 193 out of more than 65,000 to make a perfect score on an AP exam…in his case the AP Computer Science exam. Please congratulate Judson High School student Cameron White. This is the first time for any Judson ISD student.

 

Our next recognition is from Wagner High School. The Thunderbird Boys Basketball team went on quite a roll this past year coming within one win of a State UIL 5A Basketball Championship. This was the team's second trip to the State finals game in three years. They ended the season with a record of 34-6. Players are Eddie Fernandez, Jalen Jackson, Isaiah Kennedy, Jasean Jackson, Brian Bigley, L.J. Butler, Kaijon Thornton, Earl Levons, Journee Phillips, Donnie Harris, Karan Glasco, Eric McKethan Jr., Joerell Brown, Joshua Cobbs, Isaiah Leday, and Demarcus Hendricks.  

Two players made the Express-News Super Team, the All-State Tournament Team, UIL All-State Team, and the TABC All-Region Team…Journee Phillips and Jalen Jackson. Jalen was selected as the Express-News Player of the Year.  

Coaches include Brent Hildabrand, Kimothy Jones and the Express-News Coach of the Year Rodney Clark. Congratulations to all! 

 

Experience usually helps when you get into competitions...but not always. This group of students in the Judson High School Health Science/Radiology Program went to the regional SkillsUSA competition for the first time ever and seven qualified for the state level.   
That team is made up of Jaylen DeRohn, Marrisa Avila, Richard Lewis, Jonathan Ramirez, Rosa Rojas, Roland Willborn, Marissa Rodriguez. Congratulations to them and their teacher Denise Aguilar.

 

Our next recognition is a partnership between Judson ISD and the national organization, Communities in Schools. This organization helps empower at-risk students to stay in school and on a path for success. Communities in Schools San Antonio has been awarded a competitive grant worth $541,153. The grant came from AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company. Recipients were selected from across the country and Judson ISD was among those chosen. Within JISD, this partnership with C.I.S. will expand into six schools over a 3-year period to support student achievement progress. We thank Communities In Schools for their partnership and look forward to seeing some wonderful progress in the future. Communities in Schools CEO is Jessica Weaver.

 

The next recognition comes from the Judson ISD Communications Department. The Texas School Public Relations Association gathers annually in an effort to provide training for communication professionals to improve how they tell the Texas public education story. At that conference in February, the JISD Communications Department was awarded a number of top awards for such district projects as photos, videos, publications, flyers, and logo generation. JISD was awarded 9 Gold Star Awards, 11 Silver Star Awards, 1 Bronze Star Award…and also picked up a Best In Category Award…that’s the overall category winner in video news and information production in the state of Texas for schools with 10,000-30,000 students. The department is comprised of Multimedia specialist David Rhoads, Business Partnerships and Social Media Coordinator, and JEF Director Lexie Greathouse, and Director Steve Linscomb.