Meeting Time: 7:00 pm
Meeting Location: Administration Building Board Room
Any person present who wishes to address the board or raise any question about public school district matters or governing policies may do so under public participation. No discussion of personnel or individual students is permitted at this time. A limit of three minutes is placed on each speaker. Persons who want more time may make arrangements to be placed on a future agenda. The public is also reminded that they may provide input on all motions being considered by the board at this meeting.
1. Call to order 7:00 pm
Pledge to the Flag
2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence
Jordan Arthur, Levi Rak, and Ashton Albright will be present with their
teachers Susan Kneib and Denise Lemke. The students are being honored for
their success in writing essays.
3. Items for Action
A. Approve minutes of the January 11, 2011 meeting
B. Approve bills and wages for January 2011
C. Request to hire substitutes
D. Hire a volleyball coach
E. Approval of tuition payment for students placed at Yellowstone Academy
District #58 at the Boys and Girls Ranch and New Day
F. Request approval for out of district students
G. Approve extension of bus route #12
H. Approve set up of a school store account in extra curricular
I. Policy recommendations from Montana School Boards
J. Review of preliminary budget numbers for 2011-2012
4. District reports
A. Primary School
B. Intermediate School
C. Middle School School
F. Curriculum/ Assessment
5. Trustee reports
Trustee term of office
February 8, 2011
3. Items for Action
- Approve minutes of the January 11, 2011 meeting
- Approve bills and wages for January 2011
- Request to Hire Substitutes
- Hire a volleyball coach
Debra Keller is recommended to coach sixth grade volleyball. She coached last
year and has passed the background check.
- Approval of tuition payment for students placed at Yellowstone Academy District #58 at the Boys and Girls Ranch and New Day
I am recommending approval of tuition payment for students CK, JH and JM
placed at Yellowstone Academy District #58 and TR who is placed at New Day.
- Approve out of district students
The following are recommended for out of district enrollment for the remainder of the school year. The families have moved and they are requesting to have them stay here to finish the year.
Grade 1 Lilly Eldridge
Grade 4 Ruby Galvez-Wiseman
Grade 8 Teela Stiles
- Approve extension of bus route #12
Bus Route #12 has been extended from 9.5 miles per day to 25 miles per day. In order to be reimbursed by the State, an approval of the Board and the County Transportation Committee is required. I have sent for approval from the committee. This is done by email with that group.
- Approve set up of a school store account in extra curricular
Kim Norris-Scrano is working on a project with her students who are learning to do a small business. They buy and sell snacks for the staff in the lounge. She will need an account so they can do all the book work.
- Policy recommendations from Montana School Boards
The attached policies are recommended by MTSBA.
1. 3310P Discipline of a student with disabilities
2. 3311 Firearms and Weapons
3. 5255 Staff discipline regarding weapons
4. 3310 Current policy on student discipline
The three new policies are recommended on the first of three readings and will
need some discussion.
- Review of preliminary budget numbers for 2011-2012
Business Manager Laurie Noonkester is preparing budget projections for the next school year. These will be discussed at the meeting. Mrs. Noonkester will email the documents to the Board and staff on Monday, February 7, 2011.
4E. Postini Email Archiving and Filtering
Pam Richau will walk you through this.
5. Trustee reports
Chair Sue Vinton has a legal opinion from MTSBA on the term of office for the upcoming Trustee election for our particular situation. The explanation is