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October 2019

Below is a summary of the Caldwell School District Board of Trustees Oct. 14, 2019 meeting intended to provide information about board decisions in a timely manner. It is not the official record. The minutes, which are the official record of the meeting, are finalized the following month after approval by the Board.



The Board met in executive session starting at 6 p.m. After returning to open session, the Board approved accepting a recommendation to allow a student to return to Canyon Springs with a behavioral and academic plan in place.


Caldwell High School - Principal Anita Wilson recognized Senior Avery Hawkins who was recently recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist for Idaho based on her performance on the PSAT as a junior which placed her in the top 1% of students.   


The Board approved the following items on its consent agenda:



Potential Subdivisions Planned for Caldwell - Superintendent French reviewed a map with several subdivisions being planned in the district’s boundaries. The district is working with Davis Demographics to plan for future growth. A report from the company is expected after January.

School Safety Update  - Superintendent French updated trustees on safety planning and the district’s adoption of common crisis commands: lockdown, hallcheck, evacuation, and reverse evacuation. The district and schools are checking the radio systems as well as reviewing the public announcement systems in the schools. 


Proposed  -- The following policies are currently out for review with our committee and/or specific departments as needed:

  •  Policy 2570 – Use of video recordings
    • 2570F1 - Parental Movie OPT Form
    • 2570F2 - Parent Consent Form for Movies
  • Policy 3060 – Education of Homeless Children
    •  3060FA - Education of Homeless Children
    • 3060FB - Education of Homeless Children
  • Policy 3380 – Extracurricular and Co-curricular Participation  - name change to - Extracurricular and Co-curricular Code of Conduct
  • Policy 3300 Drug Free School Zone
  • Policy 3320 Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • Policy 906 Key and Building Security
    • Policy 906F1 - District Key - Electronic Access Card Request Form
    • Policy 906F2 - District Lost Key - Electronic Access Card Request Form

First Reading -- The Board approved the following policies for first reading:


Second and final reading -- The Board approved the following policies for second and final reading:




  • Parent/Teacher Conference Schedule
  • Sacajawea Elementary 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat Saturday, Oct. 26, 10  a.m. to noon.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • ISBA Annual Convention – November 6-8, 2019, Coeur d’Alene, ID