CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MAY 19, 2014
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, May 19, 2014. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. Members present: Bennett, Emerson, Gibson, Johnson, Hagenah, Rosebrock, and Santkuyl with Superintendent Haapala and Business Manager Eiffler.
Gibson made motion to approve the meeting agenda with corrections and additions. Bennett supported and the motion passed unanimously.
Dan Thompson, ELA teacher and Director Class Play made comment that he was pleased that the students stepped up and took things in hand, including staging and roles filled due to illness for this spring's production of "Cornfield of Dreams." Thanks to the Eleanor Hanson Grant for new lighting and sound equipment.
Emerson gave special recognition to Kirk Johnson upon his retirement from the District for his 36 years of service.
Congratulations to Dan Thompson, Director of Cornfield of Dreams, stage hands, and cast. Thanks also to Mitch Engen for his support with sound and lights.
A note of appreciation to community members and staff who participated in the Strategic Planning sessions.
Our gratitude to Mrs. Bockbrader and the junior class for a delightful prom.
Congratulations to all girls on the Nordic and Basketball teams for their ACADEMIC ALLSTATE awards.
A note of thanks to community and school members who made the School Readiness and Father-Daughter Ball successful.
Motion to approve the Consent Agenda was offered by Bennett with support by Gibson for:Approval of Minutes of the April 22, 2013 Regular Meeting.Approve the call for quotes to furnish bread products, milk products, fuel, and garbage services for the 2014-2015 school year with the suggested bid closing date of June 9, 2014.Approve the termination by resignation of Michelle Henriques, paraprofessional effective April 30, 2014.Approve the termination by resignation of Desiree Townsend, Latchkey Aide, effective June 11, 2014.Approve the hire of Abigail Sewell as 1.0 FTE Long-term Substitute Counselor, MA Step 1 for the 2014-2015 school year.Approve the renewal of contract with Marinelda Benko as Community Expert for Spanish for the 2014-2015 school year contingent upon waiver approval by Minnesota Department of Education.Approve the Settlement Agreement regarding Rollefson grievance with the Carlton Education Association.Approve the application for dissolution of cooperative sponsorship for boys tennis.Whereby a unanimous vote passed the motion.
Approval of Carlton ISD 93 Vision and Priorities was postponed to the June meeting.
Student Advocate Brittny Hillstrom gave report on high school activities and athletics. Principal Larva made note of testing completion and elementary activities through the end of the school year. Community Education Director Rose gave updates on spring classes offered and activity successes. Carlton Daze (July 25-27) preparation continues. Planning and staffing changes are forthcoming in Early Childhood and Latchkey programs. Learning Camp groundwork is well underway for August. Preschool Reading test results were shared. Indian Education Coordinator Fox updated the group on grant applications, meetings and student field trips highlighting the special speaker in a high school English class for cultural background on book assigned for reading. District Financial Report was explained by Business Manager Eiffler. Superintendent Haapala gave report on current positions open and enrollment trends.
Motion by Rosebrock to approve the district bills as presented and order them paid for April Payroll for a total of $302,850.78 and wires summative at $111,633.89; May finance checks in the amount $135,104.45. Gibson supported and the motion passed 5-0. One member was absent for the vote.
Bennett introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:BE IT RESOLVED, that the Governing Board of School District Number 93, County of Carlton, State of Minnesota delegates the control, supervision and regulation of interscholastic athletic and fine arts events (referred to in MN Statues, Section 128C.01) to the Minnesota State High School League, and so hereby certifies to the State Commissioner of Education as provided for by Minnesota Statues.FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Carlton High School is authorized by this, the Governing Board of said school district to renew its membership in the Minnesota State High School League; and,FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Governing Board hereby adopts the Constitution, Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of said League and all amendments thereto as the same as are published in the latest edition of the League's Official Handbook, on file at the office of the school district or as appears on the League's website, as the minimum standards governing participation in said League-sponsored activities, and that the administration and responsibility for determining student eligibility and for the supervision of such activities are assigned to the official representative identified by the Governing Board. Member schools must develop and publicize administrative procedures to address eligibility suspensions related to Code of Student Conduct violations for students participating in activity programs by member schools.The above Resolution upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Bennett, Emerson , Gibson, Hagenah, Rosebrock; and none against the same. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Bennett offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Education recalls Jared Czech as a 0.78 FTE Visual Arts teacher BA Step 2 for the 2014-2015 school year.The resolution was supported by Hagenah and duly declared adopted on the following voted in favor thereof: Bennett, Emerson, Gibson, Hagenah, Rosebrock; and none against the same. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Hagenah offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Education recalls Jared Czech as a 0.22 FTE Industrial Arts Teacher BA Step 2 for 2014-2015 school year contingent on variance approval by MDE.The resolution was supported by Gibson and duly declared adopted on the following voted in favor thereof: Bennett, Emerson, Gibson, Hagenah, Rosebrock, and Santkuyl; and none against the same. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Hagenah made motion to approve the resignation of Adam Bailey as Boys Head Basketball Coach effective immediately with a second by Bennett passed by a unanimous vote.
Gibson offered a motion to approve the hire of Andy Wyman as Cross Country Running Coach for the 2014-2015 season with support by Hagenah, the motion passed 6-0.
Bennett submitted a motion to approve the hire of Erik Hanson as Head Football Coach for the 2014-2015 season. Gibson seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
A motion to approve the hire of Barbara Soukkala as Girls Head Volleyball Coach for the 2014-2015 season was offered by Gibson and seconded by Bennett. Motion carried by 6-0 vote.
Motion to approve the hire of Lisa Johnson as Girls Head Basketball Coach for the 2014-2015 season was offered by Emerson. Santkuyl supported. Upon a roll call vote: Bennett, nay; Emerson, yea; Gibson, nay; Hagenah, nay; Rosebrock, nay; Santkuyl, yea. The motion failed 4-2.
Hagenah made motion to approve Addendum A to Joint Agreement on Teacher Evaluation for one year to be followed by a review. Bennett supported and the motion passed 5-1.
Future meetings: Policy Committee meeting, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole Board Retreat, June 9, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Finance Committee, June 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. Regular Board, June 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Certified Negotiations Committee, Facilities and Extra Curricular Committee meetings to be determined.
There being no further business, Rosebrock offered a motion to adjourn with support from Gibson and a unanimous vote the meeting adjourned at 9:07 p.m.