skip to main content
 

View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

October 21, 2013 at 6:30 PM - School Board Meeting

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. PREVIEW OF AGENDA – Dr. James Hess
III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA    
The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried to approve the agenda.
IV. REQUEST TO REMOVE TOPIC(S) FROM CONSENT AGENDA
V. CONSENT AGENDA
The motion was offered by ________, seconded by _______, and carried (        ) to approve the following consent items:
V.A. Minutes from the September 16, 2013 and October 9, 2013 School Board Meetings
V.B. Current Bills and Special Checks Totaling: $3,528,557.49
V.C. Certified Staff Appointments
V.D. Lane Advancements
V.E. Noncertified Staff Resignations
V.F. Assurance of Compliance With State and Federal Laws Prohibiting Discrimination
V.G. Field Trip Request - Bemidji High School Fine Arts Tour for Choir, Band, and Orchestra
V.H. Second Reading and Adoption of Revised SBR 500-30-1 and SBR 500-30-1R: Transportation - Reimbursement of Parents For Travel Relating to Disabled Students Placed in Another School District
VI. SPECIAL TOPICS
VI.A. Sixth Grade Grab and Go Breakfast - Marleen Webb, Food Service Coordinator
VII. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS
VIII. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
IX. LISTENING SESSION REVIEW
X. DONATIONS
X.A. Donations

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (       ) to accept a $1,998.75 donation from Kelly Services and $3,000.00 donation from Thunderbird Graphics.
XI. EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT OPERATIONS
XI.A. Class Size Report
XI.B. Nominations for Northwest Service Coop Governing Board Member

________ introduced the following resolution and urged its adoption:    

NOMINATION FOR NORTHWEST SERVICE COOP GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER  

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED THAT, the School Board of the Bemidji Area Schools nominate Ann Long Voelkner to serve on the Northwest Service Cooperative Board of Directors, and be placed on the annual election ballot to be voted on by the Northwest Service Cooperative member school boards in November, 2013.  

The motion for the foregoing resolution was seconded by ______________, and a tabulation of votes is as follows:   AYES:                    NOES:                    ABSENT:                

WHEREUPON, the foregoing resolution was duly passed and adopted.  
XI.C. Resolution of School Board Supporting Form A Application to Minnesota State High School League Foundation 

___________ offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:  

RESOLUTION OF SCHOOL BOARD SUPPORTING FORM A APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE FOUNDATION  

WHEREAS, the Minnesota State High School League Foundation was formed to provide support for Minnesota’s high school youth to participate in athletics and fine arts.  

WHEREAS, the Bemidji Area Schools School Board recognizes the value of student participation in extracurricular activities; and   WHEREAS, the Minnesota State High School League Foundation is offering grants and funding to assist school districts in recognizing, promoting, and funding extracurricular participation by high school students in athletic and fine arts programs.  

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Bemidji Area Schools School Board supports the district’s application to the Minnesota State High School League Foundation for a FORM A grant to offset student activity fees.  

The motion for the foregoing resolution was seconded by ______________, and a tabulation of votes is as follows:   AYES:                    NOES:                    ABSENT:                

WHEREUPON, the foregoing resolution was duly passed and adopted.
XI.D. Second Reading and Adoption of Revised SBR 700-60-2: Health Services Policy

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to approve the second reading and adoption of revised SBR 700-60-2: Health Services Policy.
XI.E. Augsburg College Student Teacher Agreement

_________________ introduced the following resolution and urged its adoption:  

RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT FOR STUDENT TEACHING WITH AUGSBURG COLLEGE  

BE IT RESOLVED, that Bemidji Area Schools enter into an agreement with Augsburg College for the purpose of providing student teaching experiences for students from Augsburg College for the period November 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014.  

BE IT RESOLVED, that the chairperson hereby is authorized to execute such agreement.  

The above resolution was seconded by ___________________, and a tabulation of votes is as follows:   AYES:     NOES:      ABSENT:  

WHEREUPON, the above resolution was declared passed and adopted.
XI.F. Approval of 2013-2014 Challenged Resource Committee

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the 2013-2014 Challenged Resources Committee members.
XI.G. First Reading of Revised SBR 400-30-8: Instruction - School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals Policy

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the first reading of revised SBR 400-30-8: Instruction - School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals.
XI.H. First Reading of SBR 400-40-5: Instruction - School District System Accountability

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the first reading of SBR 400-40-5: Instruction - School District System Accountability.
XI.I. Capital Projects Schedules Summer 2013
XI.J. Fund Balance Discussion
XII. HIGHEST LEVEL OF STUDENT SUCCESS
XII.A. Request to Submit Grant Application - George W. Neilson Foundation

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to submit the George W. Neilson Foundation grant application in the amount of $2,200.
XII.B. Request to Submit Grant Application – Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) Grant

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to submit the Minnesota Department of Health SHIP grant application in the amount of $3,000.
XII.C. Request to Submit Grant - Rural and Low-Income Schools

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to submit the Rural and Low-Income Schools grant application in the amount of $90,006.93.
XII.D. Request to Accept Grant – Region II Arts and Council Legacy Funding

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the Region II Arts Council grant in the amount of $2,802. 
XII.E. Request to Accept Grant - Bemidji Region 2 Arts Council Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the Bemidji Region 2 Arts Council Arts and Cultural Heritage grant in the amount of $3,050.
XII.F. Request to Accept Grant - Rural and Low-Income Schools

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the Rural and Low-Income Schools grant in the amount of $90,006.93.
XII.G. Request to Accept Grant - Community Health Endowment Grant

The motion was offered by ________, seconded by ________, and carried (        ) to accept the Sanford Health Foundation Community Health Endowment grant in the amount of $7,105.
XII.H. 2013 Adequate Yearly Progress
XII.I. Multiple Measurement System Results
XIII. SAFE AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT
XIV. UPCOMING EVENTS
XIV.A. November School Board Meeting – Monday, November 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
XV. OTHER
XV.A. Once Around the Table
XVI. ADJOURNMENT

<< Back to the Public Page for Independent School District 31