WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING MONDAY - JUNE 18, 2012
WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MONDAY - JUNE 18, 2012
The Wrenshall Board of Education's regular meeting was called to order at 6:04 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2012 by Chair Powers.
Board members in attendance were Troy Powers, Renae House, Matt Laveau, Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Shane Kuhlmey and Deb Bryce. Also in attendance were Principal Frank and Board Secretary Candy Christensen along with staff and community members.
Additions or corrections to the agenda: Add items #16 & #17.
MOTION by Laveau; seconded by Bryce to approve the Agenda with change. Motion carried.
Update of Activity Fund, Interest Earned and Revenue Report.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried.
Principal Frank recognized the teaching staff for their diligence during curriculum preparation.
-Reward School 2012 certificate received from MDE.
-Last week the teaching staff prepared the 2012/2013 math curriculum and this week they are preparing the 2012 reading curriculum for K-12 students.
-Cell phones will be off e-rate as of June 30th.
-Discussed CIPA - Child Internet Safety Act.
Community Education Director's report:
-The first planning meeting for Fall Fest will be on June 22nd at 6:00 pm.
-Wrenshall Rummage sales had 22 advertised sales.
-There are 112 children registered for Swimming Lessons.
Business Manager's report:
-Ehler's & Associates would like to set aside time for them to discuss referendum with the board members.
-Health Insurance premiums will have a zero percent increase; however, there will be an increase in the Dental Insurance premium. Will be meeting with representative next week for LTD and Life Insurance.
-Discussed possible financial reports for the board meetings.
Discussed Business Manager's contract language. A revised contract will be available for review and approval at the next board meeting.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt ; seconded by House to accept Julie Peaney's letter of resignation. Motion carried.
MOTION by Powers ; seconded by House to approve hiring Melody Walters as 1.0 FTE High School Special Ed teacher at BA-1. Motion carried.
MOTION by Powers ; seconded by Laveau to approve hiring Natalie Cass as 1.0 FTE First Grade teacher at BA-1. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce ; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve hiring Andrea Ruth as 1.0 FTE First Grade teacher at BA-?. Motion carried.
MOTION by Kuhlmey ; seconded by Bryce to approve hiring David Everette as 1.0 FTE High School Special Ed teacher at BA-1. Motion carried.
Discussion regarding Kelly Thymian starting a Business Professionals of America program sponsored by Career Technical Student Organization. It is predicted that 10 students will partake at the cost of $17.00 each.
MOTION by Kuhlmey ; seconded by Bryce to approve the 2012/2013 contract with Interquest Canine Detection at 6 visits per year at the rate of $300.00 per visit. Motion carried.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt ; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve membership into ARCC for 2012/2013. Motion carried.
MOTION by Laveau ; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve Dance Line membership in MSHSL as a 3 season sport with one annual activity fee per participant of $55.00 plus transportation costs. Motion carried.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt ; seconded by Bryce to approve the parking lot repairs for the quoted amount with Kiminski Paving. Motion carried.
MOTION by Powers ; seconded by Laveau to approve the purchase of stencils for the playground in the amount of $635.00. Motion carried.
Policy 807 - Health & Safety
-Discussion regarding submitting ideas for the use of referendum funds.
-Discussion regarding a mentoring program for new staff members.
-Discussion regarding including new staff members in summer activities as planned.
-Discussion regarding Interim Superintendent interviews on Monday, June 25, 2012.
-Discussion regarding handicapped parking.
MOTION by Laveau; seconded by House to adjourn meeting at 7:27 p.m. Motion carried.
Board members viewed school property for assessment.
(Minutes are subject to approval at the July 16, 2012 meeting.)
Troy Powers, Chair
Deb Bryce, Clerk