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Lockwood School Board
Regular Meeting Agenda
Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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.

6:45 PM - Closed session to update Trustees on a Primary student situation

1. Call to order 7:00 pm
    Pledge to the Flag
    Welcome

2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence
    Jordan Shawver from Mrs. Susan Andersen's fourth grade class will give
    a presentation.

3. Items for Action
    A. Approve minutes of previous meeting(s)
    B. Approve bills and wages for February 2012
    C. Request for leave of absence
    D. Possible retirement incentive
    E. K-5 Handbook recommendations
    F. Call for election
    G. Decision on levies to be run
    H. Approval of tuition payment for two students placed at Yellowstone
        Academy District #58 at the Boys and Girls Ranch
    I. Request for out of district approval for remainder of school year
    J. Hire substitutes

4. District reports
    A. K-5 Elementary School
    B. Middle School School
    C. Technology
    D. Facilities
    E. Activities
    F.  Superintendent

5. Trustee reports
    A. Update on the first negotiation meeting with the teachers
    B. Update on the superintendent search

6. Adjourn

NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS APRIL 10, 2012 AT 7:00 PM

Superintendent's Agenda Report

3. Items for Action

  1. Approve minutes of previous meeting(s)

  2. Approve bills and wages for February 2012

  3. Request for leave of absence
    Attached is a letter from Andrea Schacht, Health Enhancement teacher in
    grades 3-5, requesting a leave of absence. I support this request and recommend
    granting the leave.

  4. Possible retirement incentive
    Should the Trustees want to offer another Retirement Incentive, I have attached a
    template to start the discussion.

  5. K-5 Handbook recommendations
    Attached are recommendations to the K-5 Handbook for the next year.

  6. Call for election
    The Trustees must call for an election on May 8, 2012. Laurie Noonkester has
    provided a resolution.

  7. Decision on levies to be run
    Business Manager, Laurie Noonkester has provided options on each of these
    and the taxable mills related to them. My recommendation is to run the
    Tech Levy and the General Fund levy.

    Possible levies:  
    General Fund
    Technology Fund
    Building Reserves
    $178,503.83
    $75,000

  8. Approval of tuition payment for students placed at Yellowstone Academy
    District #58 at the Boys and Girls Ranch
    I am recommending approval of tuition payment for JJ and MS to be placed at
    Yellowstone Academy District #58.

  9. Request for out of district approval for remainder of school year
    Ceceilia Rose Whitford is recommended to stay in grade three for the remainder
    of this year. The family has moved into town.

  10. Hire substitutes
    List is attached.

    Thank you to Terry Peterson for his generous donation of $800 toward a sound system in the Middle School Music Department.

    Thank you to Kay Papke for her generous donation of $100 to the Middle School Library in memory of her neighbor Jack Harris.
Link to March Enrollment Chart
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