Public Meeting Minutes: September 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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September 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Tobias Tempelmeyer
Discussion:  7:05 PM Motion excusre Jim Randy/Jon All yes
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
3. Oath of Office to New Student Member - Isaiah Friesen
Speaker(s):  Tobias Tempelmeyer
4. Consent Agenda
4.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
4.2. Approval of minutes of the August 13, 2012 regular Board of Education meeting
4.3. Approval of the proposed accounts for payment
4.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
4.5. Approval of committee minutes of Committee of the Whole
4.6. Approval of option students - To Norris - Shelby Dorn - Gr. 12 - From Freeman - Silias Jurgens - Gr. 6 - To Lewiston - Quinton Graham - Gr. 9
5. Outstanding Recognition
5.1. Employee of the Month
Speaker(s):  Jackie Nielsen
Discussion:  Jackie Nielsen First recognition any employee. Nominated by many and selected by commitee made of all levels of staff/admin. Took 10 minutes positive actions speak louder than his works A role model to all of us over all good guy Works along side his staff
5.2. Being the Best Recognition -Dr. Joan Christen - 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Speaker(s):  Dr.Thompson
Discussion:  Dr. Thompson 1st Being the Best. Strong leader in our schools for staff and studnes and alife long leaner
6. Information
6.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Dr. Thompson & John Brazell
Discussion:  Dr. Thompson & John Brazell Update of student enrollment 2,187 this year 2,166 this year decrease of 21 147,000 loss of aid. Trend line if flat for last five years. State Ed Conf Nove 14-16 registration soon. If going let Debbie know as soon as possible. Jami Jo all three days and John part. John - Storage building at HS 30 x 90 shell building with electricity with rock floor and when have funds will concret. 37,900 was low bid. Will move forward.
6.2. Student Update
Speaker(s):  Isaiah Friesen
Discussion:  None Sing and run and enjoy talking to people Start of scool if off to good start Fiddler Roof Marching Band School Sports off to good start.
6.3. Start of School Update
Speaker(s):  Building Principals
Discussion:  Mr. Sutter - Congrat to Terry and Joan Shared 3 new teachers Erin, Maggie and Tyler. Having a good start Freshman orientiaon on the firrst day and rest come the next day. HS this year is lunches in hot topic. Welcome out and see what they are serving. Kids mixed some like and some don't. Understand it is a federal mandate. Have never had 100% usually 90%. House of Orange great adddition and the 2 home games have went very well. Very positiave. Still waiting for use of the horizion decks as they are working with fire marshall. Sept 14 dedication night. Patriot Day - Tuesday 11 and on Wednesday it will be safety day with several officlas will be setting up things in the parking lot. Will have an all school convocation. Rollover simulatoer, texting and diriving simulator. Middle School Start of school is excitiong. 1st staff meeting Middle school is expanding the population with 6 new babies by the end of the year. Positive addition of the second counselor Besty Spilker and Angie Vogel. They work well together they balance each other. By Wednesday they will have been in all classrooms. Very positive comments from staff about having 2 couselors in the buildig. Have been reviewing Nesa scores. Not proficient in writing have been working and moving students to help with intrvetions for them. The emphasis in on writing this year. Behavior teaching team very happy with their students. New entry system they are making adjustments to get use to the system. 21st technology they are adjusting to that. Randy C lunch - not as extreme as HS has not been sifnificat. 56 students 12% brought lunch. Theresa/Betty Backpack program starts Friday with 46 kids using it. Boys Town implemneted and teacher are doing well. Rep for Boys Town has walked through all rooms engagement aboutg 98%. Skill of the week enforeced by the staff. Speaking a common language to students. Began assessments done screeing test to reading and have developed interventions. Have reviewed Nessa scores. New mobil lab in each building and are being used. Has been very helpful Has sneek peek night at all four building for Kinergarten. At pADDOock land they also had sneek peak for ace building. PTo are very busy and we are very apprecative of all that PTO do. Open houses have strted PL and Cedar had high attedande. Lincoln and Stoddard will be this week and they will learn about the stragetic plan and things such as individual learning pland Begin site base pland for Pl and Cedar
6.4. Elementary Facilities Recommendation
Speaker(s):  Dr. Thompson
Discussion:  Jami Jo Recomended all in same building by grade leve 1 fac p-5 in same 2 buld p-2 1 3-5 Will need to hire and achrtch and estimaotr and apprasol. These would help us with all the options. Then we would have a plan once we have that we will survey the community for support. Cannot move with for informtion from thies professiongs.
6.5. Board of Education Self Assessment
Speaker(s):  Tobias Tempelmeyer
Discussion:  CoW Burma Kroger Should have received the link. Steve , Monte and Doris received the link Tobias explaine the purpose.
6.6. Dedication Night
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
Discussion:  Shared the dedication brochure. Friday Sept 14 House of Orange Plans during the game PA will make statemesnts about history and building the new statement Short Comments Paul Whaly Tobias Ben Stint Arch Isaha Friese - student Jason Sutter Fireworks Doris - free - was discussed but did not do to loss of Revenue
7. Committee Reports
Discussion:  Randy
7.1. Committee of the Whole
Speaker(s):  Randy Coleman
Discussion:  Randy Met 8-23-12 Many items talked about elementary school recomendation AYP data was shared. Did noto make at elmentary and high school. SPED a concern in all Board Self Evaluation was explainded No public comments.
8. Public Forum
Discussion:  None
9. Action
9.1. Approve the 2012/2013 Budget
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
9.2. Approve the 2012/2013 Property Tax Request
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
9.3. Approve hiring Bahr Vermeer & Haecker Architects to develop preliminary architectural plans for the elementary/pre-school sped facilities.
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
9.4. Approve hiring an Estimator to provide approximate construction cost for the new facility/facilities based on architectural work.
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
9.5. Approve hiring an Appraiser to assist the district in locating land and determining the cost of any land acquisition
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
10. Notification of Next Meeting
11. Executive Session
11.1. To discuss personnel for the protection of public interest and or the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual and if such individual has not requested a public meeting.
12. Adjournment
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