December 12, 2022

Board Digest

December 12, 2022


Following each board of education meeting, the Director of Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest. To view the full agenda, click here. 

Learning Without Limits

Logan Choir
The Logan Elementary 5th and 6th Grade Choir, led by Ms. Johannsen, performed some holiday songs for the board. Ms. Johannsen started the Logan Choir in 2017. There are 21 students in the choir and they will be going on tour around Topeka next week. 

Superintendent Remarks

Mr. Willson reviewed staffing trend data with the board. This is the third of four components that will be in our district’s annual report. The staffing trends report counts our FTE number, not individual employees. 

Brad Willson
Brad Willson

President Remarks

Michelle Caudill talked about the upcoming winter break and thanked the administrators and staff in the district for their hard work this semester. 

Michelle Caudill
Michelle Caudill

Board of Education Consent Agenda

The consent agenda contains items packaged into one agenda item. They are often routine and garner very little discussion. A full list of consent items can be found by visiting the BoardDocs website 

Discussion Items 

Action Items

  • Consider Staff Laptop Refresh - APPROVED
  • Consider 2023-24 School Year Calendar - APPROVED
  • Consider USD 345 District Facilities Plan - APPROVED
  • Consider SMS & SHS Program Planning Guide - APPROVED

Next 345 Board of Education Meeting

The next regularly scheduled board meeting will take place on January 9. It is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm.

Regular board meetings are scheduled on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm, with the exception of March, which will be held on the third Monday. Regular meetings may be adjourned to another time and place when necessary. Special meetings may also be scheduled on an as-needed basis. 

Regular meetings typically take place at the Seaman Education Center. When meeting locations change, notice is sent out to the public and made available online. Board agendas go live on the Friday afternoon prior to the regular board meeting. 

All regular meetings are streamed live and available on the district's YouTube Channel. A recap of the meeting is also made available through the Board Digest

Both in-person and digital public comment are accepted at regular board meetings. The public comment agenda item may be found in the meeting agenda

Remaining regular meetings for the 2022-23 school year:

January 9, 2023
February 13, 2023
March 20, 2023
April 10, 2023
May 8, 2023
June 12, 2023
July 10, 2023

Board of Education Agenda

To review previous board of education agendas, click here.

How Can I Watch a Previous Board of Education Meeting?

The video from the meeting will be available by the Tuesday at noon following the meeting. The video can be viewed by clicking here.


Seaman School District USD #345
901 NW Lyman Rd | Topeka, KS 66608