The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on May 17, 2017 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Anderson. Also present were Superintendent Niemann, Principal Nate Meissner, Renee Melby, John Kent, and Heidi Kent.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
C. Johnson moved to approve the amended agenda, B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Anderson’s written report was read: Report on the Wellness Committee and Region 1 Board Meeting.
Wing reported on the Fergus Falls Special Education Coop Executive Board Meeting and the Lakes Country Service Coop Board Meeting.
Mr. Meissner reported on the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Mrs. Kent gave a report on Science including the 8th Grade Recycling Project, and the 7th Grade Eco Science Project.
The upcoming Graduation Ceremony was discussed noting that the National Honor Society Members will be wearing a white cord.
The District Policy Handbook will be reviewed. A Policy Committee consisting of C. Johnson, S. Wing, and L. Anderson was appointed.
A Cross Country Program was discussed. Hoff made a motion to not pursue a Cross Country Program for 2017-18 and review later if there is more commitment from students. Rylander seconded. MCU.
There was a discussion on the MSBA School Board Self Evaluation tool. The Board will use this on-line tool.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve MSHSL Membership Resolution for 2017-18. B. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson – yes, Spangler – yes, Hoff – yes, Rylander – yes, C. Johnson – yes, Wing - yes. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the Lakes Country Service Coop 3 year Services Agreement for 2017-2020. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the Lakes County Service Coop Level IV Special Education Proposal. C. Johnson seconded. Discussion followed. Rylander withdrew his motion and tabled the discussion.
C. Johnson made a motion to adopt the revised Wellness Policy No. 533. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to accept the water softener bid from Culligan. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to adjourn. Spangler seconded. MCU. Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk