The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Rod Gilderhus with members Carolyn Kueber, Todd Jorde, Sarah Anderson and Chanda Arneson present. Also present were Superintendent Jay Slade, Principals Andrew Mondry and Jackie Bye and Lori Dahl Business Manager.
The minutes, bills and financial reports were presented for the board’s approval.
Motion by Chanda Arneson Second by Todd Jorde to approve the financial reports as presented, the bills for payment and the minutes as printed. All in favor, motion carried.
Ms. Bye reported on: Bus Ticket received by a Kindergarten student for the second time he received 3 tickets. We will try a different bus restraint, if that doesn’t work, he will be off the bus. Spring testing coming up, teacher spring evaluations are completed, building maintenance (air conditioner) and summer maintenance, putting camera system on hold and the asbestos removal. Professional Development that paraprofessionals attended, certified staff doing observations for leveled reading, Town Hall meetings are scheduled for spring, spelling bee was held in McVille, Coffee with kids for reading month. Field trips attended and upcoming, pre school updates. Discussed the pre-school program and the number of people. 4 year old’s have priority over the 3 year olds, need open enrollment with older siblings next. Received a resignation from Keri McPherson as a paraprofessional at the end of the school year.
Mr. Mondry reported on: Sources of Strength presentation by 2 students, our students and staff have accepted this concept and it is really a positive experience . Final evaluations will be complete tomorrow, Boys BB is done, good season for the boys. We are on to baseball track and softball, close up next week, State SADD, and state testing, prom with 25 couples, Play performance last night, the students did a wonderful job, quarter 3 ends tomorrow, grades due 21st. Professional Development for himself and staff.
Mr. Slade reported on the washer/dryers for the high school and elementary, update on the fire marshal report,Dirt walls has not given us a bid as of this date. The elementary summer projects and an update on the bids received for the high school roof project. Bryce Berdal is bonded and will check with Todd Johnson.
He also updated the board on the DPI time requirements for certified and non certified personnel in different areas. Superintendent evaluations were completed at this time.
Open enrollment applications were received for Hunter and Brandi Schock to attend Dakota Prairie, they reside in the Griggs County School District.
Motion by Carolyn Kueber Second by Sarah Anderson to accept the open enrollment applications for Hunter and Brandi Shock to attend
Wellness Policy update was reported to the board.
Tabled executive session. Next meeting April 13th at 6 p.m.
Parent approval to different system to secure the student with the bus tickets. Board approved letting him back on the bus. Beginning tomorrow he will be allowed on the bus.