WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100, BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MONDAY - FEBRUARY 25, 2013
The Wrenshall Board of Education's regular meeting was called to order at 6:04 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Vice Chair Laveau.
Board members in attendance were Deb Bryce, Matt Laveau, Renae House, Shane Kuhlmey and Janaki Fisher-Merritt. Also in attendance was Superintendent Belcastro. Troy Powers, Principal Sue Frank, Business Manager Connie Skarbakka and Board Secretary Candy Christensen were absent.
Additions or corrections to the agenda: Move Items 6B and 6C
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve the Agenda with changes. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce; seconded by Kuhlmey to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried.
MOTION by Kuhlmey; seconded by Laveau to approve the minutes with change to January 7, 2013 minutes to read "No COTW meetings in June and July". Motion carried.
MOTION by Laveau; seconded by Bryce to approve the Expenditures. Motion carried.
Presentation of the tentative schedule for the Sr. Class trip was provided by Molly Kidd and Kelly Thymian. Discussion included the expense for students.
The District Technology Committee reported to the board with Ben Fisher-Merritt present as a consultant for technology. There was a tour of some of the classrooms.
MOTION by Kuhlmey; seconded by Laveau to accept Alice Kloepfer's resignation from the custodial/housekeeper position with her last day of work being March 1st. Motion carried.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Bryce to post the Custodial/Housekeeper position. Motion carried.
Approval of the 2013/2014 School Calendar was tabled until the next meeting.
Superintendent Belcastro would like to recognize the following:
Thank You to all the Board Members for all their work.
The Boy's Basketball team brought the Brown Jug back to our school.
Principal's report: None
Superintendent Belcastro reviewed a few things from the Business Manager including Credit Card Authorization and Electronic Funds Transfer reports.
Community Ed Director's report: None
Superintendent Belcastro gave an overview of the upcoming Health Care Reform and how it may impact the District.
Discussion regarding the duties for the District Office Administration Assistant. Further discussion was tabled until the next meeting.
Discussion regarding the Golf coaching position. It has been posted internally; however, to-date, there have been no applicants.
MOTION by Kuhlmey; seconded by Laveau to post Jr. High Paid Coaching position. Motion carried.
Discussion regarding the Dance coaching position. Further discussion is tabled.
Future District Office location, school security improvements and playground location were previously discussed in item #17.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Bryce to accept Policy 721, District Credit Cards. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce; seconded by Kuhlmey to accept Policy 722, Electronic Fund Transfers. Motion carried.
Board member would like to make sure that all coaching positions are reposted as policy states.
Discussion regarding a softball team.
Discussion regarding postings in our local papers for all openings.
Discussion regarding additional Smart Boards
Discussion regarding technology.
Board member would like to see keyboarding offered in Jr. High and High School.
One of our math teachers discussed more options for math class and stated that she uses her Smart Board every hour of every day during class.
Budget meeting needs to be scheduled, preferably in March.
Negotiations need to be wrapped up.
MOTION by Kuhlmey; seconded by Laveau to adjourn meeting at 9:52 pm. Motion carried.
(Minutes are subject to approval at the March 18, 2013 meeting.)
Troy Powers, Chair
Deb Bryce, Clerk