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Board Minutes Sep 9 2021

Board of Horizons K-8 School

September 9, 2021
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meeting held virtually via Zoom

Facilitators: Mike Ashmore / Lucas Ketzer
Note Taker: Stacey Acquavella

Minutes: Lucas Ketzer
Timekeeper: Paul Ramer

Process Observer: Peter Hegelbach

Call to Order:  6:00pm
Lucas Ketzer, Karen Wolfer, Aubrey Demmon, Adam Brink, Peter Hegelbach, Ryan Conrad, Mike Ashmore, Rachel Buckley, Stacey Acquavella, Paul Ramer, Allyson Desart, Jessica Hogan


Quorum established

Public Comment: 

  • No public comment

Consent Agenda:

  • Approve September 9th Agenda
  • Prior Minutes: still waiting on prior minutes from last board meeting

Motion – Mike Ashmore

Motion to approve consent items

Second –  Lucas Ketzer

Head of School Updates:

  • Fully staffed, but still looking for music teacher
    • If we don’t find a music teacher, looking into potential partnerships with outside organizations
  • We are holding our parent COVID Q and A on Monday
  • No COVID transmission at Horizons throughout the pandemic
  • Our faculty is continuing to focus on four main curriculum and programming areas: MTSS, GT, Math Assessments, and Literacy

Finance Review Committee: 

  • Our end of year projected starting balance was $900,000 but our actual starting balance will be approximately $1.3 million
  • We plan to draw down $106,000 this fiscal year

Strategic Planning Committee Update:

  • Lucas provided a high level overview of the process
  • Jess provided an overview of the mental model and the purpose of the mission, vision, values
  • Next steps- take the input to faculty for comment and feedback

Adjourn at 8:00 PM