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CANCELED: District 158 School Board Agenda 3/20/24

March 20 update: This meeting has been canceled and rescheduled for March 27.

The March 20 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 6 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. The meeting can be watched virtually as the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82661668466.


    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • February 21, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • February 21, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Resignation of Reavis Elementary School Assistant Principal Kennard Jarrett effective June 30, 2024
    • Resignation of Reavis Elementary School Kindergarten Teacher Glennda Hodge effective June 7, 2024
    • Retirement of Executive Director of Human Resources Dr. Tanya Carter effective June 30, 2027
    • Retirement of Coolidge School First Grade Teacher Tracy Fies effective at the conclusion of the 2026-2027 school year
    • Employment of Nikesha Short as Memorial Junior High School Paraprofessional effective March 11, 2024
    •  Employment of Xavier Cook as Oak Glen Paraprofessional effective March 18, 2024
    • Employment of Candice Robbins as Coolidge Elementary School Building Secretary effective July 29, 2024
    • Employment of Christina Saenz as Memorial Junior High School ELA Teacher at a salary of $54,803.38 effective at the start of the 2024-2025 school year
    • Employment of Madison Myrick as Memorial Junior High School Career Education Teacher at a salary of $50,120.00 effective at the start of the 2024-2025 school year
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid 
    •  Freedom of Information Act
    • Strategic Long Range Plan
    • Miscellaneous
    • Approve 2024-2025 School District Calendar
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2)); school security (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8)); student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9)); and the selection of a person to fill a vacancy in a public office when the public body is given power to appoint under law or ordinance (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(3))
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
    • Adjournment

Schedule and Open Meetings Act

District 158 meetings are usually scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” District 158 posts agendas and board packets in a folder on its website.

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
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