Ogden Preparatory Academy

OPA Board of Directors Meeting

Published on September 13, 2023 at 12:25 PM MDT

Date and Time

Thursday September 14, 2023 at 4:30 PM MDT


1487 Lincoln Avenue

Ogden UT 84404


Board Room (upstairs)

The Mission of the Ogden Preparatory Academy Charter School is to provide a challenging curriculum where academic excellence, character development, and individual growth are nurtured in a safe and happy environment that involves the active participation of students, teachers, parents and community members.


      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 4:30 PM
  A. Call the Meeting to Order  
  B. Record Attendance   1 m
  C. Approve Minutes Approve Minutes Sara Mejeur 1 m
    Approve minutes for OPA Board of Directors Meeting on August 17, 2023  
  D. Opportunity for Public Input   5 m
II. Finance 4:37 PM
  A. Financial Review FYI Spencer Adams 5 m
  B. ECC Door Knobs Vote Debbie Deem 5 m

Classroom door knobs in the ECC do not lock from the inside.

We needed to replace the door knobs.

III. Administrative Business 4:47 PM
  A. Administrative Board Report FYI Debbie Deem 5 m
  B. School Days and Hours Approval Vote Debbie Deem 5 m

Totals calculated based on the approved FY24 calendar.

  C. Yearbook Costs Vote Debbie Deem 5 m

We were notified that the cost of yearbook production has increased. 


Current Fee Schedule:

  • Junior High: $20
  • Elementary Soft cover: $14
  • Elementary Hard cover: $18

New costs:

  • Junior High: $23.75
  • Elementary Soft cover: $16.50
  • Elementary Hard cover: $21.00




  1. We cover the increase of costs this year, and 
    1. raise yearbook costs next year, or
    2. look for another provider and possibly raise costs.
  2. We raise yearbook costs this year.


IV. Policy Updates 5:02 PM
  A. Policy Revision Vote Stephanie Mathers 5 m

Video Surveillance of School Property Policy is being revised to include the videoing of classrooms for teacher professional development.

V. Other Discussion 5:07 PM
  A. School Trust Land Training Discuss Debbie Deem 5 m
VI. Closing Items 5:12 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Vote Sara Mejeur