Walton Governance Board January 8, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Walton High School

Governing Board Meeting

January 8, 2019

Meeting Minutes


  • Call to Order: Meeting was called to order by Beverly Titlow, Vice Chairman at 6:28 p.m.
  • October 8, 2018 Minutes were approved by the board
  • Reports:
    • Dr. Mallanda reviewed Walton’s budget and Instructional Allotments with the board. The school is on track.
    • Concerns were discussed regarding the decrease in Athletic Department Budget. Dr. Mallanda listed reasons for the decrease including lagging attendance because of so many televised games and GHSA streaming options for games seem to keep adults and students at home during the cold weather.
  • Old Business: Special Education Services’ Assessment by staff was discussed.
  • New Business:
    • Rough Draft of a Memorandum of Understanding was distributed to the Board.
    • The Board will review MOU and make suggestions/corrections via email.
    • WGB will vote on the MOU at March 12, 2019 meeting.
    • Final Training with Tony Arasi on February 12, 2019 5:00p.m. – 9:00 pm
    • Discussion of Walton’s Charter agreement student number of 2680 students was discussed due to additional classroom additions in the new building which will be completed next school year. As well as Walton’s inability to honor CCSD staff perk of school choice for CCSD employee’s students at our school.
  • Comments, Announcements and other Business:
    • Walton received two (2) awards:
      • 2018 Gold Award in the Greatest Gains category for exhibiting high growth in student achievement which means the student growth over the last three years has been in the top 3% for the state.
      • Walton received a Platinum Award in the Highest Performing category for exhibiting high academic performance which means the overall achievement of our school over the last three years has been in the top 1% of the state.
    • Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned by B. Titlow at 7:10 p.m.
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