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August 24, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Recognition of Guests 
6. Approval of Minutes
7. Financial Reports
7.a. Monthly Cash Balance Report
7.a.1) Balance Sheet
7.a.2) Electronic Funds Transfer
7.b. Revenue / Expenditure Report
8. Consent Agenda
8.a. Approve 2020-2021 Student/Parent Handbook
8.b. Approve 2020-2021 Staff Handbook
8.c. Approve 2020-2021 Coaches/Advisors Contracts
Description:  Tiffany Besonen - Art Club
Melinda Crimmins - FCCLA / Prom
Jennifer Geraedts - One Act / Co-three Act
Lynne Gustafson - Co-Student council / Yearbook
Noelle Johnson - Co-Three Act / Pep  Band
Lisa Moses - Jazz Band
LouAnn Muhm - Knowledge Bowl
Jodi Sandmeyer - Co-Student council
McKenzie Harris - Co-Robotics / Assistant Golf
Kay Netteberg - Co-Robotics
Olaf Netteberg - Co-Robotics / Golf
Dustin Wroolie - Co-Robotics
Tom Stambaugh - Cross Country / Assistant Track
Mike DeWulf - Co-assistant Football
Larry Franck - Co-Assistant Football
Chris Haar - Junior High Football
Shawn Klimek - Head Football / Junior High Baseball
Karly Drury (Cobbs) - Assistant Volleyball
Emily Franck - Junior High Volleyball / Assistant Softball
Heidi Wormley - Head Volleyball
Tom Ahrendt - Junior High Boys Basketball
Brian DeWitt - Junior High Boys Basketball
Bill Dent - Assistant Boys Basketball / Head Baseball
Scott Kramer - Head Boys Basketball / Junior High Baseball
Michael Weerts - Junior High Girls Basketball / Head Softball
Larry Franck - Junior High Girls Basketball / Assistant Baseball
Crystal Bessler - Assistant Girls Basketball
Paul Schroeder - Head Girls Basketball
Stacey Offerdahl - Junior High Softball
Jennifer McNamee -  Head Track

 
8.d. Fees & Admissions
8.e. Approve Work Agreement - Amber Gordon, Educational Assistant
Presenter:  Principal Michaelson
Description:  Amber would take the position vacated by Crystal Zachary
8.f. Approve Work Agreement - Levi Schwartz, Educational Assistant
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Mr. chwartz has been a substitute EA for us during the 19-20 school year.  He has impressed everyone with his ability to work with kids.  He comes highly recommnded by our staff members.
8.g. Approve Work Agreement - Cathy Neas, Educational Assistant
8.h. Accept Resignation and Intent to Retire - Sharon Gunkel, Media Specialist
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Sharon has been a valuable asset to our school for 21 years.  She has helped our Media Center evolve into the 21st century.  We wish her well in retirement and thank her for her many contributions to our learning community over the past 21 school years.
8.i. Approve Leave of Absence for 2020-2021 - Beth Durgin, 7-12 Spanish Teacher
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Mrs. Durgin has identified multiple concerns regarding her ability to effectively teach distance learning and support her family during the COVID pandemic.  She is requesting a one-year leave.

I recommend granting the leave.  Mrs. Durgin is an amazing teacher in a field that has proven difficult to find a half-time employee.
8.j. Approve Removal of Media Specialist Position from Nevis Federation of Teachers Position
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Recommend formal removal of Media Specialist position from the teaching positions within the district.  There is not a need for a teacher with a Master's degree to operate the facility.  We believe there are qualified individuals without a license.  Most schools in our region have a paraprofessional operating the media center.
8.k. Approve ISD 308 School Board Policy 808 - COVID-19 Face Covering Policy (first reading)
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
8.l. Approve ISD 308 School Board Policy 722, Public Data Requests (final reading)
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
8.m. Approve Work Agreement - Jamie Nevins, Bus Driver
8.n. Approve Work Agreement - Jim Hawes, Bus Driver
8.o. Approve Work Agreement - Scott Parslow, Bus Driver
9. Action Items
9.a. Approve Return to Learn Plan
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
10. Discussion Items
11. Reports
11.a. Student Representatives
11.b. Board Members
11.c. Principal Michaelson
11.d. Certified Staff Representative
11.e. Classified/Confidential Staff Representative
11.f. Superintendent Parks
12. Next Meeting - Annual Truth-in-Taxation (December 23, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.) 
Description:   
13. Adjourn
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