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October 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
II. Approval of Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Sheila Stromberger and a second by Gregg Smith.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Absent
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
III. Approval of Minutes
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the minutes as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the minutes as presented Passed with a motion by Sheila Stromberger and a second by Gregg Smith.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Absent
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
IV. Approval of Financial Report
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the financial report as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the financial report as presented Passed with a motion by Sheila Stromberger and a second by Dirk Haarberg.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Yea
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
V. Public Comment
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VI. Reports
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VI.1. Activity Director
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Mr. Hauxwell provided calendars for the October and November months.
Attachments:
VI.2. Principals
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Principal Report-Mike Sorensen Congratulations to our Junior and Senior Range Judging Teams as they both placed 2nd at the State competition in Genoa, NE. Congratulations to Khris Kuhlmann and Allyson Vrbas for being named the Homecoming King and Queen for 2013. The Homecoming dance and coronation were moved to Saturday night due to delay in football game. Everything went well and the students had a great time! Concluded the NCSC Safety Program sponsored by the Imperial Police Department. Grades 7-12 from October 1st - October 8th Topics include: Dating Violence/Sexual Assault Texting/Driving Drugs/Alcohol abuse Click It! Don’t Risk It! September 18th attended Region V Principal’s Meeting and topics presented were: Special Education Basics, Praxis II Test - This is new this year. Any teacher/administrator wanting to add an endorsement or change their certificate has to take this test. This is a pilot year, thus scores don’t necessarily count. Beginning in August of 2014 scores will count. The Region V secondary principals will be offering one, possibly two scholarships to students from the region who apply. This will be a new scholarship opportunity for students. The Fall NETA Conference was in Kearney,NE on October 2nd and 3rd. Three staff members attended - Kim Wilson, Renae Bottom, Paul Ekberg. Principal’s Report-Mrs. Stewart We are using a rubric for levels of performance for report card scores for grades 1-3. II. Parent/Teacher Conference had a good turn out. Elementary Assembly--a celebration of student success. Completed Lockdown Protocol. Working on a Google Doc program with ESU 15 to use for RTI (Response to Intervention.) Attended the Region V principal’s meeting. Fourth and fifth graders attended a writers workshop. As a follow-up to the play, What the Wind Taught Me." The ELL school improvement committee met on Oct. 3, 2013. Mrs. Waggoner and Tonya Olsen are providing a breakfast/brunch club, where they work with students helping to meet the emotional and behavioral needs of children. Fourth graders attended Kids Fitness Nutrition Day at McCook. Chase County Schools received the top award for the Jump Rope for the Heart,Hoops for Heart Event,in Central and Western Nebraska. Mrs. Jodie Schuller will be presented the plaque from the American Heart Association, at our elementary assembly. The event raised over twelve thousand dollars and was the highest amount raised so far.
Attachments:
VI.3. Student Board Member
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VI.4. Superintendent
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Added new cameras to the school. There are a total of 32 cameras, which allow more access to view the hallways, main entrances, outside parking lots and bike rack areas. Jerel is working on making access to the smart phones. Johnson hardware has provided all the locks and we will be finished with the last 5. They are sending us a bid on the outside doors and let us know if it is locked or open, and will be notified by a text message. Auditors are here and are being very thorough with looking at things in more detail. Bleachers in the Longhorn Gym have been worked on and the wheels have all been replaced. They should be greased regulary and they haven't been done so there is a lot of structural needs and some additional electrical work.
VII. Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VII.1. Resignations
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the resignation of Tawnya Jensen Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
VII.1.a. Tawnya Jensen - Library Teacher Assistant
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VII.2. Elections
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
VII.2.a. Jodie Liess - One Act Play Assistant Coach
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
VII.2.b. Samie Johnson - Library Teacher Assistant
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VII.3. Appoint Delegate Assembly Representative
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion made to appoint Tom Gaschler as the Delegate Assembly Representative Passed with a motion by Karl Meeske and a second by Gregg Smith.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Yea
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
VIII. Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
VIII.1. Possible sale of Wellington property (Executive Session) - Take any necessary action.
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Move into Executive Session at 5:37 pm to discuss the possible sale of the Wellington property Passed with a motion by Sheila Stromberger and a second by Karl Meeske.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Yea
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
Motion made to give the Chase County School Board Facilities Committee the authority to negotiate with the City of Imperial regarding the sale of the Wellington site Passed with a motion by Thomas Gaschler and a second by Karl Meeske.
  • Cassie Burpo: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Thomas Gaschler: Yea
  • Dirk Haarberg: Yea
  • Karl Meeske: Yea
  • Jeff Olsen: Yea
  • Willy O'Neil: Yea
  • Dan Reeves: Absent
  • Gregg Smith: Yea
  • Penny Strand: Yea
  • Sheila Stromberger: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Moved back into regular session at 6:46 pm.
IX. Information Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
IX.1. Fall District Enrollment Figures
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
IX.2. Statewide Assessment Results
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
X. Adjourn
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
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