Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/10/2023 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of Middle School Novels
Vision 2026:
Academic Excellence Strategies 1
Implement learning acceleration strategies and programming.
Background CUSD 200 has a procedure that allows staff to recommend texts yearly for the approved novel list. This process includes a review of the texts by both building and district administration.
File Attachment:
Summary: Middle school staff are recommending two novels are added to the approved novel list.

Title: What Came From the Stars
Publisher: Clarion Books
Copyright: 2012
ISBN: 978-1-53795-168-3
Quantity: 20

Title: Parched
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Copyright: 2013
ISBN: 978-0-544-33631-5
Quantity: 15

These novels have been on display for community review at the SSC and no feedback has been received.
Funding: The total cost for 35 books is $508.27. Funds will be allocated in the FY24 budget.
Board Policy 6.210 Instructional Materials
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board approve these materials as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Melissa Murphy - Asst Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Brad Paulsen Moved, Member Angela Blatner seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board approve these materials as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Dave Long     Yes
Angela Blatner     Yes
Julie Kulovits     Yes
Erik Hjerpe     Yes
John Rutledge     Yes