School Board Connection
A Summary of the Action Taken at the September 14, 2023 – Florence 1 Schools Board of Trustees Meeting
Members Present: S. Porter Stewart, Chairman, Trisha C. Caulder, Vice-Chairman, Kimrey-Ann Haughn, Secretary, Dr. Gloria Bracey, John Galloway, David Gregg, EJ McIver (virtual attendance), and Barry Townsend. Member absent: Bryan Chapman.
The Board approved the following:
•Financial statements, minutes of the August 10th meeting, personnel, and a field trip request.
•Agreement between Florence 1 Schools and HopeHealth for services at Brockington Elementary through 2026.
•Certification of delegates to the South Carolina School Boards Association Delegate Assembly: John Galloway, Kimrey-Ann Haughn, and Trisha C. Caulder.
•Suspension of Policy BG/BGD to which would require two readings for approval of Policy GDD.
•Policy GDD which provides an equitable leave policy for custodial and maintenance staff.
•Awarded the bid of $45,000 for the sale of surplus property (Tax map 70006-07-007) located at 220 N. Pinkney Street, Timmonsville, SC.
Four members of the Florence 1 Schools Board of Trustees received recognition for having received training milestones through the South Carolina School Boards Association’s Boardsmanship Institute: David Gregg, Kimrey-Ann Haugh, Brian Chapman, and John Galloway.
Delmae Elementary School Principal Roy Ann Jolley received recognition for having served in Florence 1 Schools for 50 years.
(Photo): Principal Roy Ann Jolley (center) is flanked by Vice-Chairman Trisha C. Caulder (left) and Chairman S. Porter Stewart (right) during the recognition segment of the board meeting.