The North Clay CUSD also held a Wednesday, December 18th hearing at 6 p.m. for a "Truth in Taxation" hearing.


1.  Roll call, Pledge of Allegiance - All present

Tax Levy Hearing - Superintendent Travis Wyatt presented the proposed Tax Levy and answered questions during public comments.

a. Call to Order

b. Presentation of proposed tax levy

c. Public comments

d. Adjourn

2.  Adoption of Agenda - Approved 7-0

3.  Approval of Consent Agenda - Approved 7-0

a. Approval of Minutes    

b. Treasurer's Report

c. Approval of Bills, Personal and Sick Leave, Income Summary, HS Activity Account, GS Activity Account  

4.  Public Comments – Rotary Interact kids Madison Jones, Jenna Hoyt, and Emma Wiley spoke regarding a fundraiser they are working on. Also, Avery Pepple was recognized for being the recipient of the 2020 212 Conference FFA Alumni.


North Clay High School Positive News

• NCHS Sophomore student Avery Pepple is the recipient of the 2020 212 Conference FFA Alumni Scholarship. Avery is the daughter of Stephanie and Kent Pepple of Iola.

• Homecoming activities took place the week of December 2. Activities included tug-o-war, dodgeball, class a karaoke competition, NCHS trivia,

• The Homecoming Dance was held on Saturday, December 7. The theme for the dance was A Night In Paris. A big thank you to Mrs. Romack and our Student Council for helping plan, organize and decorate the dance. Thank you, also, to Mrs. Traub and Mrs. Micklautz for helping supervise the dance.

• EIU Students who are part of their Rural Teacher Corps student group visited North Clay’s campus on Friday, December 6. They toured both the HS and the GS buildings. Two NCHS students, Brady Clark and Paige VanDyke, gave a detailed tour of the greenhouse and described several aspects of the ag curriculum and programs.

• Rotary Interact, a student organization, held a fundraiser for Exotic Felines and raised a total of $581.07.

• NCHS English Department is currently in the middle of a new curriculum search.

• On Friday, December 13, the FFA held a pork burger cookout. The cookout brought in a total of $1200 profit. Thank you to Glamor Farms that purchased 75 meals.

• The Land O’Lakes, Inc. Foundation donated $300 to NCHS in support of our Trap Team.

• NCHS FFA Student Lucy Clark was selected as a recipient of a Mike Builta Memorial FFA Jacket and pin. Lucy completed an application which included an essay regarding her involvement in FFA.


North Clay CUSD #25 Unit Office 953 Kinmundy Rd, Louisville, Illinois

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:00 P.M. 

Truth in Taxation Hearing at 6:00 P.M.


North Clay Grade Schools Positive News

• Congratulations to our North Clay Jr. High Girls Basketball Regional and Sectional Champs

• FCA hosting events with great student participation

• Tutoring offered to students on Tuesdays and Thursdays with snacks provided through our meal share program. Snacks independently delivered by HS students.

• PBIS program is having a significant decrease in behavior and discipline referrals

• Body Boundaries program presented to elementary students

• Nov. 26 MSI classroom treated administration to a Thanksgiving Feast.

• Dec 2-6 PTO Christmas Shoppe was set up in the grade school library. This allowed opportunity for students to purchase items for friends and family. The PTO volunteers then wrapped the items for the students.

• Dec. 8 Students attended Harlem Wizards Game at the HS

• Dec. 12 Christmas Program led by Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Erwin was a huge success

• Grades K-8 currently searching for new ELA curriculum

• Jr. High Teachers will host Reindeer Games on Dec. 20


5. Adoption of Proposed Tax Levy - Approved 7-0

6. Board Policy 2nd Reading and Adoption:

a. 2:110 - Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers

b. 2:140 - Communications to and From the Board

c. 2:230 - Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

d. 4:20 - Fund Balances

e. 5:180 - Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity

f. 6:40 - Curriculum Development

g. 6:340 - Student Testing and Assessment Program


7. Board Policy 1st Reading:

a. 2:20 - Power and Duties of School, Indemnification

b. 2:70 - Vacancies on the School Board - Filling Vacancies

c. 2:100 - Board Member Conflict of Interest

d. 2:105 - Ethics and Gift Ban

e. 2:200 - Types of School Board Meetings

f. 2.220 - School Board Meeting Procedures

g. 2:250 - Access to District Public Records

h. 2:260 - Uniform Grievance Procedure

i. 3:50 - Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent

j. 4:15 - Identity Protection

k. 4:30 - Revenue and Investments

l. 4:40 - Incurring Debt

m. 4:60 - Purchases and Contracts

n. 4:80 - Accounting and Audits

o. 4:110 - Transportation

p. 4:140 - Waiver of Student Fees

q. 4:150 - Facility Management and Building Programs

r. 4:170 - Safety

s. 4:175 - Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications

t. 4:190 - Targeted School Violence Prevention Program

u. 5:10 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment

v. 5:20 - Workplace Harassment Prohibited

w. 5:30 - Hiring Process and Criteria

x. 5:50 - Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; E-Cigarette, Tobacco, and Cannabis Prohibition

y. 5:90 - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

z.5:100 - Staff Development Program

aa.5:120 - Employee Ethics; Conduct; and Conflict of Interest

bb.5:125 - Personal Technology and Social Media; Usage and Conduct

cc.5:150 - Personnel Records

dd.5:190 - Teacher Qualifications

ee.5:200 - Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal

ff.5:220 - Substitute Teachers

gg.5:250 - Leaves of Absence

hh. 5:260 - Student Teachers

ii.5:285 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

jj.5:290 - Employment Termination and Suspensions

kk.5:330 - Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves

ll. 6:15 - School Accountability

mm.6:20 - School Year Calendar and Day

nn.6:60 - Curriculum Content

oo. 6:65 - Student Social and Emotional Development

pp.6:150 - Home and Hospital Instruction

qq.6:180 - Extended Instructional Programs

rr.6:210 - Instructional Materials

ss.6:270 - Guidance and Counseling Programs

tt.6:300 - Graduation Requirements

uu.6:310 - High School Credit for Non-District Experiences; Course Substitutions; Re-Entering Students

vv.6:320 - High School Credit for Proficiency

ww.7:150 - Agency and Police Interviews

xx.7:180 - Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment

yy7:190 - Student Behavior

zz.7:200 - Suspension Procedures

aaa.7:270 - Administering Medicines to Students

bbb.7:290 - Suicide and Depression Awareness Prevention

ccc.7:340 - Student Records

ddd.8:30 - Visitors to and Conduct on School Property

8. Threat Assessment Discussion and possible adoption- Approved 7-0

9. Closed session for the purpose of: At 7:17 P.M. Approved 7-0

a. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, security, or dismissal of specific employees of the district 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)

b. Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2)

c. The purchase or lease of real property for the use of public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.

10. Open - At 8:03 P.M. on a 7-0 vote

Upon returning to open session, the following motions were made:

• Hire Madison Lewis as North Clay Volunteer High School Cheer Coach upon completion of requirements. Approved 7-0

11. Superintendent Report

12. Adjournment At 8:18 P.M. Approved 7-0