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BOE Meeting Recap, 11/14/2022

The Spring Hill Schools Board of Education met November 14, 2022 at the District Administrative Center to discuss several items. The following are some important highlights from the meeting:

Audit Report

Sean Gordon with GordonCPA presented an audit report to the Board. The district is required by law to have an independent audit done on an annual basis. There is a well-defined list of standards the auditors must follow while auditing the financial statements. View the 2021-22 Audit Report on BoardDocs.

FSMS Principal

The Board approved the contract of Darcy Sly for the position of Forest Spring Middle Principal with a 7-0 vote. FSMS will open for the 2023-24 school year. For additional information, please visit the Sly Named Principal of Forest Spring Middle article.

Good News, Recognitions, & Announcements

Superintendent Dr. Link Luttrell shared a What’s Going Well at SHELA? video with the Board:

Spring Hill Elementary Principal Tammy Endecott recognized two SHES teachers with a Core Values Award: Lucy Mohler with a Core Values Award for Supportive Environment and Mary Chamberlin with a Core Values Award for Student Success.

Lucy Mohler, with Updike, Endecott and Luttrell, smiling with Core Values AwardMary Chamberlin, with Updike, Endecott and Luttrell, smiling with Core Values Award

Dr. Luttrell also recognized Danny Hodge for his 2023 Horizon Award honors and Jamie Wyse for her 2024 Kansas Teacher of the Year honors.

Danny Hodge, with Updike and Luttrell, smiling with Horizon Award apple plaqueJamie Wyse, with Updike and Luttrell, smiling with Kansas Teacher of the Year apple plaque

Public Participation

One individual spoke during the public participation of the 11/14 meeting. The topic covered included an apartment complex plan near PCES and WSMS. View the meeting’s public participation.

Student Achievement Update - Spring 2022 Assessments

Director of Teaching & Learning Dr. Erin Smith presented another update on the district’s student achievement from the Spring 2022 Kansas State Assessments to the Board. The presentation broke out the district’s brick & mortar assessment results compared to the virtual school results and shared the district’s next steps. View the presented information on BoardDocs.

SHHS Activity Request

Spring Hill High Orchestra Director Taygun Ozakinci presented to the Board about an upcoming opportunity. The group discussed the SHHS Orchestra and Jazz Band attending a competition in Winter Park, CO. The discussion will come back as an action item at a future meeting.


The complete agenda is available by visiting the BoardDocs website.

The complete meeting recording is available by visiting the Spring Hill Schools YouTube channel.