• February 18, 2020





    SFTXEF – Foundation Board members Sophia Splawn and Paula Heileman recognized the foundation on their 10 year anniversary and reminded everyone of the annual Gala scheduled for February 20th at the Charles Doyle Convention Center.

    Barnett Elementary recognized their Safety Patrol students.  These students work hard by helping other students get in and out of cars and on and off the bus every morning and afternoon.  They are:  Isabella Orellana, Diego Gonzalez, Devon Cuello, Arianna Cisneros, Lundyn Shelly, Edelyse Dillon, Kily Lashlee, Alani Martinez, Christopher Martinez, Bryson Kuehl, Adriyanna Powell, Madison Kline, Stella Rippard, Addison Doherty, Bella Griego, Braiden Curtis, Aubrey Withers, Aiden Grenier, Madi Burkett, Cooper Davenport, Emily Childs, and Kinly Peters

    Jr. High recognized their 4 State qualifying Robotics Teams:  Lane Villarreal, Gauge Nelson, Charles Adams, Ethan Oliver, Natalie Bradford, Madalyn Dreamer, Hunter Russell, Zane Murff, Alison Torres, Stefano Tiso, Colton Payne, Bailey Browning, Stephen Engelbosch, Garren Dise, Grant Eckenrode, Alex Scofield and Edgar Hernandez

    Jr. High would also like to recognize their HLS&R art winners.  6th grader Taron Lambert was a gold medal winner.  8th grader Reyli Tovar won ‘Best in Show”. Both students qualify to apply for scholarships to The Glassel School of Art in Houston.

    H.S./Jr. High recognized their cheerleaders.  Santa Fe Cheer made history by winning 1st place at NCA Nationals in Dallas on February 2nd.  Members of the Intermediate Open Competitive team are:  Aubrey Jones, Madison Wills, Rylee Slaughter, Bailey Braundsdorf, Cadin McKinzie, Kamree Brown, Lauren Radicioni, Jenna Radicioni, Sydney Bland, Breckyn Plite, Emma Wallace, Kylie Davidson, Syvanna Kennedy and Trinity Rife.  Game Day Competitive team are:  Aubrey Jones, Ally Childs, Ashlee Black, Brayleigh Macaluso, Brooke Castle, Hailee Luxton, Hailey Yeates, Jaycie Rabon, Kaegen King, Kaidence Cox, Kalyn Robins, Katelyn Brock, Kendal Andrus, Laney Bland, MaKenna McGuire, Nicole Hubbell, Payton Bradley, Payton Cundiff, Shay Cundiff, Samantha Wright, Sydney Tanner, Syvanna Kennedy and Ashlyn Matthews.  Their Cheer Coaches are Tamara Henderson and Lindsey Plite

    H.S. recognized Cassi Cruz for being named the 2020 5A Letterman To Leadership Scholarship winner.

    H.S. recognized band students who performed at UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest on February 8th.  19 students earned a performance spot at State Solo Contest.  They are: Samantha Browning, Brooklynn Butler, Kayla Clements, Tristan Davila, Lauren Gardner, Nolan Griggs, Tyler Harrison, Baylee Henson, Caitlyn Jimenez, Kohl Lashlee, Mason Marek, Ayden Mays, Cameron McCollum, Shayla McKinney, Sierra Norstrom, Mya Perez, Haley Ritter, Kaitlyn Ryan and Jamison Thornton-Wright

    Employees of the month for February are: Sharon Mutina, Barnett; Stephanie Lyssy, Kubacak; Marissa Harrison, RJW; Julie Astin, SFJH; Gunnar Tietge, SFHS; Kelli Finch, Transportation; James Goolsby, Maintenance; Mayra Tovar, Custodial; Natasha Slawson, Nutrition Services; James Tonnies, Admin.



    Ms. Hanssard updated the Board on the 2nd nine weeks staff attendance results.  H.S. had the highest with 95.29% with the District average at 94.28%.

    Mr. Atkins updated the Board on ongoing projects throughout the district.

    Mr. Sanchez presented the Finance Department Goals for the year.

    Chief Braun presented the annual Racial Profiling Report.


    Minutes for January 15, 2020 and January 21, 2020

    Accounts Payable $1,848,041.57

    Budget Amendment #6

    Santa Fe Coordinated Response Grant Resolution

    Galveston County Fair & Rodeo Special Days Resolution

    General Merchandise, Fast Food and Restaurant & Catering Services Vendors

    Principal Leadership Development Consultant


    Approved Policy CKC(LOCAL).

    Approved Policy EIC(LOCAL).

    Approved the resolution proclaiming the month of March as Music in Our Schools month in Santa Fe ISD.

    Approved the resolution proclaiming the month of March as National Social Workers month in Santa Fe ISD.

    Approved the resolution proclaiming March 2-6, 2020 as Texas Public Schools Week in Santa Fe ISD.

    Approved the resolution proclaiming March 2-6, 2020 as Educational Diagnosticians Week in Santa Fe ISD.

    Approved the resolution proclaiming March 2-6, 2020 as National School Breakfast Week in Santa Fe ISD.

    Approved the relase of committed general funds to cover callable tax maintenance note.

    Approved to commit $2,085,853 in general fund, fund balance to offset revenue short falls until ADA and enrollement return to levels prior to May 18, 2018.

    Approved the Property & Casualty Insurance for 2020-2021.

    Approved the renewal of General Liability Insurance for March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021.

    Approved the donations.

    Approved the Cre8 design development presentation for additions and renovations at the H.S.