1438564 Public Notice - School Board Meeting March 12, 2012
Publish April 18, 2012
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
DISTRICT NO. 213
MARCH 12, 2012
The regular meeting of the school board was called to order by chairperson Tom Grundman. The following members were present: Grundman, Hildebrandt, Klimek, Maloney, Nomeland, and Superintendent Peterka. Also in attendance were Paul Hartmann, Wendy Jennings, Amy Chaffins, Tim Roggenbuck, and Pat Ryan.
It was moved by Maloney, seconded by Nomeland, to approve the agenda. The motion carried unanimously.
• The retreat was great. Thank you to the community members that participated.
• It is great to see the school building being used by so many groups on weekends.
• The parent teacher conferences were well attended.
• The school is looking good.
• Staffing Update - Discussed staffing issues for the rest of this school year as well as possible changes for the 2012-13 school year.
• Legislative Update – Discussed what has been happening at the legislature over this past month.
• Vision, Mission – Reviewed the planning initiative meeting and set a work session meeting for April 9, at 3:00 p.m. to discuss mission as well as action items.
• Road Map to Resolution – Wendy Jennings explained the conflict resolution program to the board. The consensus of the board was for her to proceed as part of the program.
• Diversity Committee Report – Pat Ryan reported on the activities of the Diversity Program. Several activities have taken place with more being planned.
• NCLB Waiver – John Peterka explained the waiver that Minnesota received regarding the No Child Left Behind legislation.
• ADSIS Grant – Pat Ryan explained the grant process to the board. This is for $138,000 and we should be notified in May if we will receive these funds for next year.
• Credit Card Option – District patrons can now access the school website and use a credit card to pay lunch charges, athletic fees, and some community education fees.
• Ed District Report – John Peterka reported that there were no new hires or resignations, Carrie Hanson reported on the Perkins Grant, and Carla Ptacek reported on special education and the Regional Learning Center.
• Student Board Report – Paul Hartmann reported on the large group choir contest on March 14 in Osakis and the last regular speech meet for the season is this Saturday.
• Principals’ Reports – Tim Roggenbuck reported that the 3rd quarter is coming to an end, the 6th grade Math Masters placed 10th out of 34 teams and scheduling for next year is done. Pat Ryan reported that the students reached the reading goal for I Love to Read Month, book night was attended by 100 students and state testing continues in both math and reading.
It was moved by Nomeland, seconded by Klimek, to approve the following general consent items: the minutes of the February 13, 2012 meeting; the bills in the amount of $142,131.80, check numbers 51948 to 52049; hand payables in the amount of $33,823.99, check numbers 51920 to 51947; and revolving fund in the amount of $2,865.77, check numbers 10504 to 10524. The board acknowledged receiving the treasurer’s reports and the student activity fund report. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Hildebrandt, seconded by Klimek, to approve the FY 2013 Integration budget. The motion carried unanimously.
There was a first reading on the updated Internet Acceptable Use Policy.
It was moved by Klimek, seconded by Maloney, to accept Al Edwards’ resignation as a track coach. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Nomeland, seconded by Hildebrandt, to hire Chris Stroup as the junior high track coach at a salary of $2,276. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Klimek, seconded by Maloney, to accept Deb Bjerke’s resignation with regret, and to thank her for her years of service to the school. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Nomeland, seconded by Maloney, to accept Anita Bickett’s resignation with regret and appreciation for her years of service. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Hildebrandt, seconded by Nomeland, to hire Kate Ascheman as a long-term substitute teacher at $197.76 per day. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Maloney, seconded by Klimek, to hire Michelle Trisco as a special education paraprofessional at $10.38 per hour. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Maloney, seconded by Hildebrandt, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried unanimously.
Pat Hildebrandt, Clerk
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