December 21, 2006
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 21, 2006 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman Rylander called the meeting to order at 5:00 PM with members LaRue, Nelson, Risbrudt, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Bestul, Graham. Also present were Allan Jensen, Roger Jansen, Renee Melby, Heidi Kent, Brian Jacobson, and JoAnn Vodegel.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mr. Nelson moved to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Mr. LaRue. MCU.
Mr. LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
JoAnn Vodegel representing the L.A. Bergan family presented Mr. Bergan’s band director uniform, baton, and plaques to the District.
Brian Jacobson, Carlson Highland & Co., LLP, presented the 2005-2006 Audit.
Camille Schultz joined the meeting at 5:15 pm.
Heidi Kent gave a presentation on the Junior High Science/Language Arts Curriculum.
Sharyn Graham joined the meeting at 5:30 pm.
Camille Schultz gave a presentation on the Art Curriculum.
Mr. Jansen reported on the following:
Janel Trosvig joined the meeting at 5:55 pm. She presented to the Board some ideas for a Spring Musical. Some of the possibilities are to have community involvement with adults and/or students from Evansville.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Region I Board election ballots were cast.
Information presented at the Truth and Taxation meeting was handed out.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to accept the following gifts: $100.00 from Kermit and Edith Johnson for the music department, $2,000.00 from the Ashby Legion for ECFE, $750.00 from the Ashby Legion for Mock Trial. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the seniority list. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to approve the Early Childhood Screening Contract with Mid State Community Health Service. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the 2005-2006 Audit Report. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to approve the 06 Payable 07 Levy Certification of $695,184.98. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to amend the 2006-2007 school calendar to have school in session on February 16, 2007 to make up for the missed day on November 3, 2006. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to adjourn at 6:50 pm. Mr. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk