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Board Minutes, May 11, 2020

 

Call to Order                The regular monthly meeting of the USD #256 Board of Education was called to order by President, Steve Becker, via Zoom on Monday evening, May 11, 2020, at 7:10 p.m.

Members Present         Members present were Kris Smith, Jason Kegler, Bill Bigelow, and Bob Rhodes.  Members present via Zoom were Steve Becker, Mark Spillman, and Jim Armstrong.  Also present were Ken McWhirter and Kim Ensminger at the board office and Sherry Henry via Zoom.

Consent Agenda          Jason Kegler moved to approve the May consent agenda items a-c as presented with the addition to the agenda of VI. b. Driver Education Contract.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Reports                        The superintendent and principal gave their reports.  No ANW Special Education Coop report was given because no meeting for May has yet occurred.

Elementary Handbook Jason Kegler moved to approve the presented Elementary Handbook for 20-21.  Bill Bigelow seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Jr/Sr High Handbook   Bill Bigelow moved to approve the presented Jr/Sr High Handbook for 20-21.  Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Kindergarten 20-21      Discussion of the possibility of splitting the Kindergarten class for 20-21 if numbers are large was held.

CARES Act                  The CARES Act was explained and discussed.

Graduation                   Mark Spillman moved to hold the Senior Graduation on May 19th.  Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Personnel                     Bill Bigelow moved to hire Mike McEwan as Driver Education Instructor for the Summer of 2020.  Bob Rhodes seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Mark Spillman moved to hire Dorothy Dix as para for 2 days per week for 20-21.  Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Negotiations                 No action was taken.

Adjournment               Kris Smith moved the meeting be adjourned.  Bill Bigelow seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.  The meeting adjourned at 7:57 p.m.

 

Steve Becker, President                                   Attest:  

 

Sherry Henry, Clerk