Legal Notice May 11, 2016

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN
MINUTES
Board Members Present: Arnie Michalicek, Shelly Liljequist, Richard Thomas, Joe Mavemcamp
Board Members Absent: Joe Paumen, Shelley McAlpine and Ben Elsenpeter
Others Present: Mark Redemske, Kristi Anderson, Kris Harlan, Tanya Malwitz and Katie Friedman
1. Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “District #881 is Proud of”
A. Bus driver Bruce Mckeever for receiving the MSBOA Safety Transportation Specialist Award
B. 2016 Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest Participants
1. Solo
• Nick Paumen – Superior rating at the state level, Received - Best in Site Award - by the Judge
• Tyler Willard – Superior rating at the state level
• Anna Becker – Excellent rating at the state level
• Mara Hayes – Excellent rating at the state level
2. Duet
• Megan Wassermann/Kaitlyn Murphy – Excellent rating at the state level
3. SSA
• Kennedi Long, Emily Jude, Kaitlyn Murphy, Gabby Brown, Sydney Bakeberg, Katelyn Fuller, Audrey Berndt, Maddy Neu, Shelby Jackson - Excellent rating at the state level
4. SATB
• Kora Fuller, Megan Wassermann, Devin Deringer, Tyler Willard, Anna Becker, Audrey Berndt, Dylan Schlueter, Nick Paumen - Superior rating at the state level
C. 2015-2016 Students of Excellence
• Jordan Sifferle
• Nate Mass
• Kaija Johnson
• Aidan Jude
4. Recognition of visitors- Eric Meyer
5. M/S Mavencamp/Liljequist -Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, May 9, 2016 with the addition of 9 D. Accept the $1,000 scholarship donation in honor of Bruce Mckeever. Motion carries 4-0.
6. M/S Thomas/Mavencamp - Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, May 9, 2016 with the addition of G to approve a medical leave for Mike Hojnacke. Motion carries 4-0.
7. Open Forum
8. Unfinished Business
A. M/S Liljequist/Mavencamp - Motion to approve the Q Comp Annual Report as presentation by Q Comp Advisor Eric Meyer. Meyer reported the Q Comp annual report to the board. The Q Comp lead teachers are requesting additional training for next year and the possibility of hiring a teacher on special assignment in the future. Motion carries 4-0.
B. M/S Liljequist/Mavencamp - Motion to approve a contract with Tim Tungseth as the Maple Lake High School activities director. Motion carries 4-0.
C. M/S Thomas/Liljequist - Motion to approve a $0.10 increase to school lunch prices for the 2016-2017 school year. Motion carries 4-0.
D. April 29 Enrollment Figures show numbers are up two from the prior month, but we are anticipating enrollment to be down for the beginning of next year.
E. M/S Thomas/Mavencamp - Motion to approve the resolution for notice of proposed placement on unrequested leave of absence of Beth Olson for 0.2 FTE. Roll Call Michalicek-yes, Thomas-yes, Liljequist-yes, Mavencamp-yes. Motion carries 4-0.
9. New Business
A. M/S Mavencamp/Liljequist - Motion to approve the 2016-2017 Maple Lake Elementary School Family Handbook with no significant changes from last year. Motion carries 4-0
B. M/S Mavencamp/Thomas - Motion to approve the preliminary 2016-2017 budget in which the approved budget will have the unassigned fund balance in fund 1 decreasing by $466,781.00. Motion carries 4-0.
C. First reading of the following policies: 101, 102, 206, 208, 406, 406 Form, 427, 508, 514, 515, 522, 525, 530, 533 and 708
10. Representative Reports
A. District Leadership Team -Thomas reported the Q Comp team requesting that subs be hired for observations and all of the elementary school Q Comp positions are filled for next school year.
B. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative - Thomas reported negotiations are almost completed and they will be doing some shuffling of the coordinator positions but Maple Lake will retain Lindsey Pellaton.
C. Safe Schools Committee - meeting set for May 11 at 3:15 p.m.
D. Schools for Equity in Education - Redemske reported that they were updated on the legislative session and Senator Terri Bonoff spoke.
E. Technology Committee - meeting set for May 12 at 3:15 p.m.
F. Wright Technical Center - Michalicek reported the head custodian is retiring, a second work-based learning teacher was hired for next year and a tentative settlement with staff has been reached.
G. Elementary School - Harlan reported the late start will focus on class lists for next year and completing a year-end survey. Irish Connections will be painting rocks to line the gardens and Cindy Carter will be painting signs to identify each grade levels garden. Tomorrow is the last day for Trash to Cash with a goal of $6,000.00. If the goal is met Mrs. Harlan will be duct taped to the wall. Math & Reading MCAs are completed and the 5th grade will be taking the Science MCA on Wednesday. The 6th graders leave for Wolf Ridge on Wednesday, Grandparent’s Day is May 13th and Track and Field Day is May 20th.
H. High School - Redemske reported the late start focus on Tuesday will be on individual PLC agendas and celebrating good things from the year. The Mock Crash was held on May 5, and was a very impactful event for the students. The Maple Lake Clay Target team would like board approval for including action shots and their team picture with their shotguns in the yearbook (approval was given). Irish Pride Celebrations will take place on May 20 with the 7th grade going to the Monticello Community Center and the 8th grade going to Valleyfair. Senior Awards Night is May 25 at 7:30 p.m, the Science Fair is from 9-11 a.m. and yearbook signing will take place in the afternoon. Graduation is May 27th at 8:00 p.m.
11. Committee Reports - no reports
12. Set Meeting Dates - none set
13. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
1. Safe Schools Meeting at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in the Board Room
2. District Leadership Team Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in the Board Room
3. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 in Howard Lake
4. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Buffalo
5. Regular School Board Meeting in June at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2016 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. Commencement at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 in the High School Gym
2. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
14. M/S Mavencamp/Thomas - Motion to adjourn at 8:02 p.m. Motion carries 4-0.
Respectfully Submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine

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