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November 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

I. Call Meeting to Order
Description:  President Wisness called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
II. Introduction of Guests
III. Approval of Agenda
IV. Correspondence 
  1. Letter received from DPI regarding the 67th ND Legislative Assembly requirement in HB 1013.  It pertains to districts receiving ESSER Funds and the requirement to provide two narrative summary reports to the supt. of public instruction.
V. Board Actions
V.1. Approval of the regular school board minutes
Description:  October 12, 2021
Attachments: (1)
V.2. Approval of the special board meeting minutes
Description:  September 8, 2021
Comments:  These meeting minutes were not presented at the October board meeting.
Attachments: (1)
V.3. Approval of the financial report
Description:  Balance Sheet 10/2021
Fianacial Receipt 10/2021
Foundation Aide Payment
State Aid to School Payment Worksheet
V.4. Approval of the October 2021 District Bills by Fund and Unposted Invoice Listing Summary
Description:  Fund 01
Fund 03
Fund 05
Fund 06
Unposted Invoice Listing
V.5. Business Manager Report
Description:  North Dakota Community Foundation Update
ND Department of Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Division - Purchase of service Agreement (Contract #700-12368) for Pre-Employment Transition Services
VI. Recognition of Activities
  1. MCPSD#1 expresses sympathy to the Dehaven family and friends for the passing of Bonnie Dehaven.  Bonnie served the district for approximately 25 years until her retirement from Food Service.  She was a valuable member of the wolves Family.
VII. Old Business
  1. Dr. Holen provided the board with a recap of the NDSBA Annual Conference held 10/28/2021 & 10/29/2021.  President Wisness attended the Law Seminar and the Conference.  Holen & Voll attended the Law Seminar.  Hebert attended the New Member Seminar and Conference.  Dr. Holen provided a few points of note from the Law Seminar.
  2. Dr. Holen provided a status update regarding various grant submissions and awards to date.  Mary Anderson transitioned to special projects.  Holen highlighted the following pending grants, Federal Coronavirus and Technical Education Capital Projects and Emergency Connectivity Fund.
VIII. New Business
  1. Mr. Hebert compiled the Fall Superintendent Evaluation report on  Wisness and Holen reviewed the document prior to this meeting.  Motioned by , seconded , to approve Educational Leadership 134/140.  Motion carried  - 0.  Motioned by , seconded , to approve Financial & Plant Management Skills 84/84.  Motion carried  - 0.  Motioned by , seconded , to approve Relationships with Community and School Board 107/112.  Motion carried  - 0.  Motioned by , seconded , to approve Identification and Implementation of School Board Policy Needs 109/112.  Motion carried  - 0.  Motioned by , seconded , to approve Recruitment/Professional Development/Supervision of Staff 140/164.  Motion carried  - 0.
  2. Dr. Holen provided a staffing update.  He reviewed the following items for board approval: application for the FHES interventionist position, special education staffing at FHES, advertising of professional positions 2022 - 2023 & positions considered for advertising, classified/ancillary for all buildings shortages & EL program, substitute teacher report, and ND PHIT.
  3. Tuition agreement received J. Mitchel, 2nd grade, to attend Alexander District at $0.00.  Tuition worksheet provided for reference.
IX. Policy
  1. The policy committee provided a report from their 11/04/2021 meeting.
  2. Dr. Holen provided a first readings for the board to consider.
IX.2. Recommended NDSBA Policy Ponderings for Consideration
X. Administration Reports
X.1. Superintendent - Dr. Holen
    1. Enrollment updates regarding Fall enrollment DPI, MCPSD#1 enrollments, and home school enrollments 2021 - 2022.
    2. EL program assessment and reconfiguration
    3. Free & Reduced Price Meal percentages 2021 - 2022, selection of 2019 - 2020 or 2020 - 2021 %’s, Direct Certifications.
    4. ND CTE Program Vision Visit report 9/29/2021
    5. ND Legislative Special Session starts 11/08/2021
    6. WCHS Digital Kiosk implementation
    7. Parent teacher conferences 11/1-3/2021
    8. Electronic registration consideration 2022 - 2023
    9. Mineral Tracker management agreement proposal.  Motioned by , seconded by , to approve the new agreement between Mineral Tracker and MCPSD#1.  Motion carried  - 0.
    10. ND Administrative Rules public review
    11. BLES Stop Sign addition (pedestrian crossing)
    12. Communication survey final results
    13. Remaining administration reports
    14. School Board Training Grant - Be Legendary School Board Leadership Institute
    15. Professional staff recruitment plan 2022 - 2023
    16. School nurse immunization data report 2021 - 2022
    17. Backpack and food pantry program update
    18. Status of projects - Intercom @ WCMS and Furniture @ BLES
    19. DPI/ESSER Learning Loss process and training
X.2. Director of Teaching and Learning - Mrs. Krogen
    1. Library and community read update (MCPSD#1 Community Foundation)
    2. Title I - Parent Meeting information
Attachments: (1)
X.3. Principal Report - Mr. Foss
Description:  Professional Learning Communities
    1. PLCs and current status and development.  Strategic Priority I - Academic Excellence
    2. Presentation
Attachments: (1)
X.4. Activities Director - Dokken
    1. WCMS bus shuttle
    2. WDA volleyball tournament in WC
    3. Rock of Ages Drama production
    4. Winter activities preview
    5. Sanford Power JH BBB program
    6. Veteran’s Concert WCHS 11/09/2021
Attachments: (1)
X.5. Manager and Other Support Services Reports
XI. School Board Committee Reports - require approval by the board
    1. Wellness - 10/27/2021
    2. Policy committee - 11/04/2021
    3. Building and Grounds - 11/08/2021
XI.1. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting 10/12/2021
XI.2. Wellness 10/27/2021
XI.3. Policy Committee Meeting 11/04/2021
XI.4. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting 11/08/2021
XI.5. Upcoming meetings
XII. Set date of next meeting
XIII. Adjournment

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