1073487 Public Notice - School District 206 Meeting March 15
Publish April 30, 2010
BOARD OF EDUCATION
DISTRICT NO. 206
MARCH 15, 2010
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 206, Alexandria, Minnesota, was called to order by School Board Chair Dean Anderson at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.
School Board Members Present: Pam Carlson, Jim Hafdal, Alan Zeithamer, Dave Anderson, Jean Robley and Dean Anderson, and (ex-officio) Superintendent Terry Quist. Absent: Judy Florell.
Administrators Present: Judy Backhaus, Julie Critz, Bruce McComas, Susan Scarborough, Jeff Jorgensen and 5 visitors.
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Hafdal, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
To approve the minutes of the regular meeting held February 22, 2010.
DISTRICT CLAIMS AND
To accept the financial reports and to ratify the payment of the February, 2010 claims.
To approve the employment agreement with the following person and that she be paid as per schedule:
••Brenna Flaherty, Speech Pathologist, 1.0 FTE, effective August 31, 2010.
To approve the following resignation agreements:
••Richard Coyle, Bus Driver, last day of work was 2/26/10.
••Alan Patton, Bus Driver, last day of work was 3/12/10.
To approve the following retirement agreement:
••Richard Tweet, Custodian, Jefferson, last day of work will be April 30, 2010.
CHILD CARE LEAVE
To approve the following child care leave:
••Christie Converse, Elementary Teacher, Miltona, a child care leave for the 2010-2011 school year.
MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE
To approve the following medical leave of absence:
••Christine Strand, Elementary Teacher, Woodland, a medical leave of absence from March 8, 2010 trough June 10, 2010.
LEAVE OF ABSENCE
To deny the following requests for a leave of absence:
••Allison Loch, Special Education Teacher, Early Education Center, for the 2010-11 school year.
••Michelle Iverson, Speech Pathologist, Early Education Center, for the 2010-11 school year.
To approve the following fundraising activities:
••Boys Basketball Team – Hold a Boys Basketball Alumni Tournament on April 3, 2010.
••Fast Pitch Softball Team – Bag groceries at Elden’s Food Fair on April 3, 2010.
EXTENDED FIELD TRIP
To approve the following extended field trip:
••Sixteen students from Jefferson High School to compete in the FIRST Robotics competition March 31-April 3, 2010 in Minneapolis, MN.
DONATIONS AND GRANTS
To approve the submission of the following grant application:
••Barb Larson – to apply for a SHIP grant (Statewide Health Improvement Plan) which is designed to create changes in policy, systems and environmental areas that support healthy behaviors.
And to approve the following resolution:
SCHOOL DISTRICT 206 TO
ACCEPT DONATIONS AND GRANTS
WHEREAS, the District 206 School Board encourages the support of the district’s educational programs through the funding and support of grant opportunities and donations;
WHEREAS, the grants or donations must meet the goals and objectives of the school district, and in some instances, a specific school program or activity;
WHEREAS, the school district will control and maintain all grants and donations to ensure that the interests of all students are met;
WHEREAS, the grants and donations listed below have been reviewed and approved by the administration of School District 206;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 206, State of Minnesota, to accept the following grants and donations:
••Community Education received a $1,000 donation from Tastefully Simple to help sponsor a week-long residency and community concert by Mauvais Sort Ensemble, as part of 2010 Midwest Arts Fest.
••District 206 Activities Department received $1,000 from Pete’s County Market to offset expenses of the activity programs.
••The Jefferson High School Band received a $500 grant from the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties for a concert.
DISTRICT POLICY REVISIONS
To adopt revisions to the following policies:
••417 Chemical Use and Abuse
••418 Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School
••419 Tobacco-Free Environment
••613 Graduation Requirements
Vote on Consent Agenda:
CALENDAR FOR 2010-11 AND
2011-12 SCHOOL YEARS
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Carlson, to approve the school calendars as presented for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years.
There being no further business to come before the School Board at this time, the meeting adjourned at 8:14 p.m.
/s/ Judith Ann Florell, Clerk
/s/ Dean R. Anderson, Chairperson