Public Meeting Minutes: April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
3. Consent Agenda
3.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
3.2. Approval of minutes of the March 10, 2014 regular Board of Education meeting
3.3. Approval of proposed accounts for payment
3.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
3.5. Approval of the minutes of the March 27, 2014 Committee of the Whole meeting and April 11, 2014 School Community and Staff Relations meeting.
3.6. Approval of Resignations of Aaron Callaway - Middle School Math and Francie Wilbers - High School- Special Education
3.7. Approval of Option Students
4. Action
4.1. Take action to appoint a person to fill the seat of Jim Spangler for a term ending in January 2015.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
5. Oath of Office to New Board Member David Niedfeldt
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Dave was given the Oath of Office and took his seat at the table at 7:07 PM.
6. Action
6.1. Take action to appoint a person to fill the seat of Randy Coleman for a term ending in January 2017
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  This a procedural item to appoint the candidate selected at the COW to the Board.
7. Oath of Office to New Board Member - Andy Maschmann
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  The Oath of Office was given to Andy Maschmann and he took his seat at the board table at 7:11 PM
8. Action
8.1. Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to ratify and approve all action taken by this Board of Education at its meeting on March 10, 2014
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
9. Outstanding Recognition
9.1. Employee of the Month
Speaker(s):  Mr. Sutter
Discussion:  Beth Lineweber. Presented by Mr. Randel Staff Potluck always willing to help Fire issue out of normal classrooms out due to testing. Made a list to write also where they are with out her. Would not run as smoothly if she was not here. Very positive with everyone. Very Deserving of this award.
9.2. State Runner-Up Boy's Basketball Team - Hunter Zarybnicky, Brayden Murrison, Ty Bardsley, Landon Zarybnicky, Heath Hovendick, Rylee Zimmerman, Christian Hartig, Jalen Weeks, Zachary Pinkerton, Dakota Buss, Andrew Venneman, Reece Gronewold, Devin Stuart and Alec Cromer
Speaker(s):  Mr. Sutter
Discussion:  Neal Randel Only 3 losses this year and they were Conference Champions District Champions Very proud of their success at basketball as well and great students at BHS.
9.3. Stoddard 4th Grade Reading Classics Team State Winner - Tagg DeBoer, Caleb Jobman, Torrance Keehn and Simon Pinkerton
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Replogle
Discussion:  Mrs. Replogle - Stoddard 4th Grade Reading Classic Team. Mrs. Wallen given tireless to the reading classics - 5th championship. Note boys designed by Simmons mother Greta Pinkerton
9.4. 1st Team Class B All-State - Rylee Zimmerman
Speaker(s):  Mr. Sutter
Discussion:  Mr. Randel Leader for the team recently NE Coaches All- Star Game.
10. Information
10.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Pat Represent our community this is lots of support of parents and coaches and thanks to all of you. Option Students - Notice lots of students opted out. Couple of thing happening and we will need to talk about. Several K students to Lewistion. Lewiston offers a full day for 3 & 4 year olds. They are in a full program and once involved it is a natural flow into Kindergarten. We need to discuss what we want our Preschool to look at. Right now facilities make this difficult. Keep this in mind. Legislative Bills 5 out there interest LB 470 Sup pay transparencly posted on website and turned into NDE. LB 725 - Sullivan lowered to the local effort rate from 1.03 to 1.00 this helped us LB907 Cannot ask any crimila history until the become a viable candidiate for the position. LB967 TOASa - Phasing out teacher education and instructionl over 2 years. Access to early childhood services to all 4 year olds. LB1103 - State of NE is doing what Beatrice did to a statewide vision Stragetic Plan. Completed Dec 31 of 2014.
10.2. Board Reports/Requests
10.2.1. GNSA/Legislative Update
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Only other thing GNSA reviewed and agreed on it legislative purpose. Pat Read
10.2.2. Committee of the Whole March 27, 2014
Speaker(s):  Mr. Zimmerman
Discussion:  Curriclum Welding and Industrial Technologyhn See Notes
10.2.3. School Community & Staff Relations Committee
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Discussed new elementary bigger or small. Everyone knows everyone and staff liked this. We need to try to make the new seem like a small buildig. SPED studnents spread out over more classrooms. What make teaching and system better Calendar Guidance Program on certain topics and time with students Keybording echnology for distanct learning software Combination Classroom Boystown Conssitqary Used at all levels Kids know what to do other Budget K registation All Day Preschool
10.2.4. National School Board Conference Report
Speaker(s):  Board Members
Discussion:  Jon - More of an adult parent orientened conference on so much student. Adults dealing with each other and how they are teaching. Community trust, Superintendent is responsible for this. Common Core Assessments either excited or anger very passionate. Adult bulling was also discussed and how to deal with public/parents who are over aggressive. Very good Janet - Wanted to go to everything. Wished could have went to more. Can go to the webiste and pull info about those that we could not go. Implements some of the good things into our schools Average is not good enough any more. Nancy - Wonderful and inspiring Mr. Freedman. Show Choric from Blue Springs MO. Lots of sessions. Good ones on Friday and Monday. Stood out Students Aspirations and Role of School Board - good for new school board member. Engaging your Communiaty - Leadership Team, resources for initative, board realtions with statkeholders. Public image of Board and schools. Strageties on Poverty that helped them become High Performing Schools. Nebraska has some of the same issues in thier small towns. Lots of issues in inter city schools. It relally helped to understand what the poverty rate means to schools and communitys and rasie awarness with parents.
10.3. Student Representative Report
Speaker(s):  Miss Jurgens
Discussion:  Courtney - Poor weather many activities cancelled Baseball Pius lost by one Golf has not lost to Class B team Socer girls won boys lost The rule of Comdy 1 act play was really great. Nesa testing is wrapping up. Using Block Schedule April 30 Ressiosouce at 10:00 Magician and Mentalist coming Easter Break Friday - Mondy 24-15 District Music All rest of activities HS host May 15 District Track
11. Public Forum/Citizen's Requests/Comments Related to Agenda Items
Discussion:  None
12. Action
12.1. Approval of Application to Nebraska Technology Inter-Local Cooperative #2
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
12.2. Approval of Nebraska Technology Inter-Local Cooperative and authorize Cooperative to issue Bonds
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
13. Administrators' Report
Discussion:  None
14. Audience Comments on any of the Preceding Actions or Discussions
Discussion:  None
15. Notification of Next Meeting
16. Executive Session - To discuss personnel for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual and if such individual has not requested a public meeting
Discussion:  5 minute recess 7:55 PM
17. Adjournment
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