August 16, 2007
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on August 16, 2007 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Graham, LaRue, Nelson, Risbrudt, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Bestul. Also present were Allan Jensen, Tom Otte, Renee Melby, and Marceia Andreasen.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mr. Risbrudt moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mrs. Graham . MCU.
Mr. LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Thank you cards were read from the following students for support of the Challenge Academy: Sawyer Risbrudt and Waylon Fossan.
Mrs. Wing reported on the Ashby Education Foundation.
Mr. Nelson reported on Region 1.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Marceia Andreasen gave a presentation on Social Studies, Academic and Career Counseling, and her new position as Athletic Director.
There was a discussion on over due meal accounts. Mr. Jensen will make phone calls.
Staffing for 2007-2008 was reviewed.
The status of the construction of softball dug outs was discussed. The maintenance needed on the press box was discussed.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to accept the revisions of Policy No. 514 – Bullying Prohibition to include cyber bullying. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to set adult meal charges at $1.35 for breakfast and $2.80 for lunch. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the 2007-2008 Teacher Handbook. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to hire Kristin Spangler as School Secretary. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to accept the Bread Bid through Lakes Country Service Coop with Sara Lee. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to accept the resignation of Les Zuehlsdorff. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to accept the gift of $300.00 from the Ashby Sports Boosters for football equipment. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to accept the resignation of Nancy Neiman. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the contract with Desiree Rupp for 1st Grade Teacher. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to adjourn at 9:47 pm. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk