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
2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence
Jordan Shawver from Mrs. Susan Andersen's fourth grade class will give
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
5. Trustee reports
A. Update on the first negotiation meeting with the teachers
B. Update on the superintendent search
3. Items for Action
- Approve minutes of previous meeting(s)
- Approve bills and wages for February 2012
- 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.
- Possible retirement incentive
Should the Trustees want to offer another Retirement Incentive, I have attached a
template to start the discussion.
- K-5 Handbook recommendations
Attached are recommendations to the K-5 Handbook for the next year.
- Call for election
The Trustees must call for an election on May 8, 2012. Laurie Noonkester has
provided a resolution.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.