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Board Minutes, March 13, 2017

Call to Order                The regular monthly meeting of the USD #256 Board of Education was called to order by President, Steve Becker, in the district office on Monday evening, March 13, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. 

Members Present         Members present were Kris Smith, Mark Spillman, Steve Becker, Bill Bigelow, Joshua Herrmann, Jim Armstrong, and Bob Rhodes.  Also present were Ken McWhirter, Kim Ensminger, and Sherry Henry.

Consent Agenda          Jim Armstrong moved to approve the March consent agenda items a through c as presented with the addition to the agenda of VI. d. Copiers.  Mark Spillman seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Audiences                    There were no audiences.

Reports                        The superintendent and principal gave their reports.   The ANW Special Education Report was given by Jim Armstrong.

Building Improvements           Summer projects were discussed.

Negotiations Training   Negotiations training was set for April 10th at 6:30 p.m.

KSHSAA                     Kris Smith moved to purchase catastrophic insurance for 6-8 grade athletes and non-athletic coverage for P-12 students for 2017-18.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Copiers                        Copier options were discussed; the board directed the superintendent to explore more options with the item being brought back on the April agenda.

Personnel                     Kris Smith moved to hire current certified staff back except for Katie Farrell for 2017-18.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Kris Smith moved to accept Gavin Cole’s resignation as Head Girls Basketball Coach with regrets.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Kris Smith moved to accept Angelea Heim’s resignation as JH Stuco Sponsor.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Adjournment               Joshua Herrmann moved the meeting be adjourned.  Kris Smith seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.  The meeting adjourned at 7:52 p.m.

 

                                    Steve Becker, President                                  

Attest:

 

Sherry Henry, Clerk