October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 Board Minutes
Posted on 10/17/2018

Un-Official Minutes

Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel.

Administrators: Dr. Mark Schweer, Dr. Joel Beyenhof, Jeff Carper, Mike Hale and Dale Kreher

Guest in attendance: Kim Sieck, Lexie Sieck and Maddie Sieck

Approve Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: None Carried: 7-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Superintendent’s MVP this month was awarded to Ms. Maddie Sieck at the High School. Congratulations!
• Max Duggan is a candidate for the Gatorade Football player of the Year Award in Iowa.
• Boys Cross Country were the Hawkeye 10 Champions.
• HS Band: 1st Place Class 4A – Clarinda Band Jamboree
1st Place in Class A – Bellevue East Chieftain Invitational
1st Place in Class A, Best Color Guard and Overall Grand Champion – Missouri Contest of Champions.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – October 1, 2018 meeting, Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment. Administrative Recommendations – Personnel: Licensed - Approval to Employ - Trever Daniels - HS Asst. Fall Play Director. Classified Approval to Employ -Cole Huskey - HS Nutrition Services Associate, Christina Cary - HS Nutrition Services Associate, Roger Bryson - TRN Bus Driver, Amy Olsen - MS SpEd Paraeducator. Classified Resignations/Terminations - Tammy Mass - TRN Bus Monitor, Stacie Teegarden - TRN Bus Monitor, George (Pat) Clark - TRN Bus Driver. Activity Fund Raising Request Form. Carried: 7-0

• Certified Enrollment – Count Day was October 1, Dr. Schweer highlighted the results. Our resident enrollment is up 67.22 students, Open Enrollment In and Open Enrollment Out was down 55.1 from last year, giving us a total net gain of 15.12 students, breaking a 5 year trend of declining student enrollment.

• Superintendent Search Update – Mrs. Scheffel reported that there will be a Board Work Session on Monday, October 29, 6:30 pm in the Board Room at the ERC. Three Superintendent search firms will be on hand to present their program for hiring a new superintendent.

Discussion Items
7.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
#503.1 Student Government
#503.2 Student Organizations
#503.4 School Sponsored Student Social Events - Additional language added from template policy.
#503.6 Interscholastic Competition
#503.8 Attendance at Events Outside of School – Additional language added from template policy.
#503.10 Student Honors and Awards
#504.5 Work Permits
#504.6 Student Insurance
#504.7 & Exhibit Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse - Laurie Thies has provided information from a Level 1 publication from the Department of Education which answers the question why the age of 12 and sexual abuse.
#505.5 Resolution of Student Concerns

7.02 Master Facility Plan
Dr. Schweer shared with the Board, information from BVH regarding the Press Box project. Time frame has been established by BVH with a tentative completion date of July 2020. The new transportation building needs further discussion. In discussion with Piper Jaffray, we can pay for both the press box and transportation building with the funds we currently have. More information will be shared with the Board at the next meeting regarding financing of the High School Auditorium.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the above referenced policies on second reading. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – November 5, 2018

With no further business before them, at 7:30 pm Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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