WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 100 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 21, 2014
WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 100
The Wrenshall Board of Education, Independent School District No. 100, Wrenshall, Minnesota held their regular Board meeting on Monday, January 21, 2014, at 6:41 p.m.
Vice Chairperson Laveau called the meeting to order at 6: 41 p.m.
Members present: Matthew Laveau, Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Michelle Blanchard, Tony Sheda and Superintendent Kimberly Belcastro. Absent: Troy Powers and Renae House
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt second by Blanchard to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
MOTION by Laveau second by Fisher-Merritt to approve the Consent Agenda items as follows: Motion carried unanimously.Approve minutes of previous meetings.Approve expense summary.Approve deposit summary.Approve current cash flow report.Approve multi-year expense/revenue summary.
Superintendent Belcastro recognized the following:Pam Niesen and Nicolle Gilbertson for their part in organizing Gathering of Great Minds Conference held at Esko January 20, 2014. Niki Rowland, Natalie Cass, Nicolle Gilbertson and David Everett for representing Wrenshall as presenters at the conference.Steve Stupak and custodian staff for all they did to get the pool up and running.
Business Manager's Report:Paperless payroll began this payroll period and went well.Responded to board member question about impact aid.Audit fees will be less next year using a local firm.
Community Education Director's Report:Staffing change for next year in Early Childhood; a new candidate has been found.Pool is open; staffing is working out fine.Latchkey handbook has been updated.Power lunch starts tomorrow.Father Daughter planning is ahead of schedule.
Superintendent's Report:Looking at possible Headstart programming in the school. Resources and funding may be available.Teacher's in-service day conference at Esko went well. There was a keynote speaker as well as many valuable break-out sessions for teachers.MSBA Conference was attended.2014 student testing schedule has been set.Updated annual agreement with Coca-Cola.360? eTECH High School Pilot Program pre-manufacturing program for all 9th graders in conjunction with Bemidji State.Still working with Lake Superior College pilot project cohort for college credits.
Discussed the need for an additional school van. Trying to make it through the year without a purchase. Doreen is working with Carlton School to share some transportation.
Discussion on the Memorandum of Understanding between Regional Scholarship Administrator and Participating Child Care/Early Education Program on the $25,000 grant used for family scholarships, curriculum and programming.
MOTION by Laveau second by Sheda to make up one snow day using built in snow day of March 10, 2014. Motion carried unanimously.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt second by Blanchard to adjourn at 7:30 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.