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May 24, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Description:  The meeting will open with the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. ROLL CALL
III. MISSION STATEMENT
Description:  Columbia Heights Public Schools create worlds of opportunity for every learner in partnership with supportive small-town communities by challenging all to discover their talents, unleash their potential, and develop tools for lifelong success.  

CORE VALUES:  Community,  Excellence,  Collaboration,  Integrity, Respect, Courage, Innovation.
IV. HYLANDER HIGHLIGHTS
Description:  The Board will honor the Athena Award Winner Abby Born and Oscar Eng Award Winner Michael O'Leary.
V. AGENDA APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE
V.A. Approval of Agenda
V.B. Announcements
Description:  June 3, Fri. Last day of School for Students
June 3, Fri. 7:00 p.m. Graduation
June 14, Tue. 7:00 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
June 21, Tue. 5:00 p.m. School Board Listening Session, Family Center
June 21, Tue. 5:30 p.m. School Board Work Session, Community Room
June 28, Tue. 7:00 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
V.C. Correspondence
VI. COMMUNICATION TO THE BOARD
VI.A. Citizens and Employee Representatives
Description:  At this time any citizen or employee may briefly address the School Board. The Board will listen to the brief remarks, ask clarifying questions and, if desired, request that the administration follow up. The Board will not take action at this meeting on requests presented at this time.
VII. CONSENT AGENDA
VII.A. Personnel Report
VIII. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS
IX. DISCUSSION, REPORTS, INFORMATION ITEMS
IX.A. Reports from Members of the Board
Presenter:  Board Members
Description:  Board members will report on Board activities since the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education.
IX.B. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Supt. Kelly
Description:  The Superintendent will report on activities since the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education.
IX.C. Columbia Heights Public Schools Satisfaction Survey
Presenter:  Supt. Kelly; Don Lifto, Springstead Inc.; Bill Holmgren, Dir. of Finance and Operations; Bryan Hennekens, Dir. of Technology and Security Services; Jeff Cacek, North Park Principal
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the Columbia Heights Public Schools Satisfaction Survey.
IX.D. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program Presentation
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Interim Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the AVID Program.
IX.E. American Indian Education Goals Update
Presenter:  Nicole Halabi, Dir. of Student Services; Zena Stenvik, Interim Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  The Board will be presented with an update on American Indian Education Goals.
IX.F. Bridge Team Concept Recommendation
Presenter:  Mary-Rose Granlund, Co-chair; Bill Holmgren, Dir. of Finance and Operations; Nicole Halabi, Dir. of Student Services
Description:  The Board will be presented with the recommendation from the Bridge Team.
IX.G. Medal of Honor
Presenter:  Supt. Kelly; Zena Stenvik, Interim Dir. of Teaching and Learning; Bill Holmgren, Dir. of Finance and Operation; Bryan Hennekens, Dir. of Technology and Security Services
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the Medal of Honor.
IX.H. 2016-2017 Budget
Presenter:  Bill Holmgren, Dir. of Finance and Operations
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the 2016-2017 Budget.
IX.I. Appointment of Board Representatives
Presenter:  Chair Larkin
Description:  The Board will be presented with changes in the appointment of Board representatives to standing committees.
IX.J. Board Policies - First Reading
Presenter:  Sub-committee on Policy Chair
Description:  206 – Public Participation in School Board Meetings; 208 – Development, Adoption and Implementation of Policies; 401 – Equal Employment Opportunity; 402 – Disability Non-Discrimination Policy; 410 – Family and Medical Leave Policy; 413 – Harassment and Violence Policy; 413 – Harassment and Violence Form; 415 – Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults; 416 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy; 416 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Form; 417 – Chemical Use/Abuse; 418 – Drug Free Workplace/Drug Free School; 420 – Student and Employees with HIV/AIDS and Certain Other Communicable Diseases and Infectious Conditions; 613 – Graduation Requirements; 714 – Fund Balance.  These polices will appear on a future agenda for approval.
X. ACTION ITEMS
X.A. Overnight and Out of State Field Trips
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Interim Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve Overnight and Out of  State Field Trips for 2016-2017.
XI. BOARD SUMMARY OF SUPERINTENDENT'S EVALUATION
Presenter:  Chair Larkin
Description:  The Board Chair will provide a summary of the Superintendent's Evaluation.
XII. BOARD TOPICS
XII.A. Listening Session
XIII. ADJOURN
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