August 21, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on August 21, 2008 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman J. Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Graham, Nelson, Risbrudt, D. Rylander, J. Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: LaRue. Also present were Allan Jensen, Tom Otte, Renee Melby, Marcy Andreasen, and Joey Andreasen.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mrs. Wing moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mrs. Graham . MCU.
Mr. Nelson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mrs. Graham made a motion to approve the additional student handbook changes. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Joey Andreasen gave a report on 5th Grade and Football.
Marcy Andreasen gave a report on Athletic Director activities.
The grant process for the After School Program through West Central Initiative was discussed.
Staffing for 2008-2009 is in place with the exception of one bus driver.
The Press Box replacement is underway.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve work agreements with Jeremy Knick Kindergarten Teacher and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Andrea Knick Assistant Volleyball Coach, Tia Peters Cheerleading Advisor, and Kacie Holcomb Jr. High Volleyball Coach. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the Student Teacher Agreement with Bemidji State University. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt introduced resolution No. 09.01 relating to the election of School Board Members and calling the School District General Election. Mrs. Graham seconded. Roll call vote: Nelson – yes; Wing – yes; Risbrudt – yes; D. Rylander – yes; Graham – yes; J. Rylander; Absent – LaRue. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the Choral Music Contract for Candace Philipson. Mr. D. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to adjourn at 9:15 pm. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk