Legal Notice October 19, 2016

Members Present: Shelly Liljequist, Joe Paumen, Joe Mavencamp, Arnie Michalicek and Richard Thomas
Members Absent: Ben Elsenpeter, Shelley McAlpine
Other Present: Mark Redemske, David Hansen, Andy Sawatzke, Kristi Anderson, Nicole Casebolt, Tanya Malwitz and Katie Friedman
1. Meeting called to order 7 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “District #881 is Proud of”
A. 2016 Irish Homecoming Royalty: Ellie Haney, Morgan Scheiber, Lauren Heeralall, Jennifer Malwitz, Macy Wurm, Ben Triplett, Hunter Malachek, Garret Anderson, Tanner Schmidt, Ben Gindele
B. Leadership in Educational Excellence Award honorees: Stacie Schneider, Kelly Seibert and Tana Fobbe
4. Recognition of visitors: Bill Neumann, Ethan Paumen and Janice Kittok
5. M/S Paumen/Mavencamp - Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, October 11, 2016 addition of 9 D. approval of the new Astronomy textbook. Motion carries 5-0.
6. M/S Mavencamp/ Liljequist - Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 with the addition of the hiring of Ashley Albee as a Kidville instructional aide. Motion carries 5-0.
7. Open Forum: Janice Kittock introduced herself and gave a brief overview of her State Senate Campaign.
8. Unfinished Business
A. The September 30 enrollment figures are slightly below budgeted student count.
B. M/S Paumen/Thomas - Motion to approve Policies 618 and 620. Motion carries 5-0.
C. M/S Liljequist/Thomas - Motion to amend the fall coaching assignments to include Paul Fouquette as cross country coach. Motion carries 5-0.
D. Review and discussion on the November 8 referendum, the online video was review. The board viewed the referendum video from the district’s website.
9. New Business
A. M/S Mavencamp/Liljequist - Motion to approve the winter coaching assignments. Motion carries 5-0.
B. M/S Paumen/Thomas - Motion to authorize Mark Redemske to act as the Identified Official with Authority for the Minnesota Department of Education’s External User Access Recertification System for Maple Lake Public Schools. Motion carries 5-0.
C. M/S Liljequist/Michalicek - Motion to approve hiring an additional high school special education paraprofessional. Motion carries 5-0.
D. M/S Liljequist/Michalicek - Motion to approve Astronomy Textbook for the Astronomy class taught by Mrs. Omvig. Motion carries 5-0.
10. Representative Reports
A. District Leadership Team: Thomas reported that DLT is researching options for a TOSA (teacher on special assignment) for the lead peer coach positions. DLT approved sending the 1st grade team to the Reading Recovery Conference in Ohio.
B. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative: Thomas reported MAWSECO’s annual audit will be the week of October 10-14, they have two teaching positions open, the business manager will be retiring at the end of December and the director has requested to hire a due process secretary.
C. Minnesota High School League: Paumen reported an electronic vote will take place to place superintendents on the MSHS board of directors. The MSHS board approved an advisory committee to seed softball at the state tournament and to use a 15-run game–ending rule after the completion four innings in softball. D. Safe Schools Committee: Redemske reported that the next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 3:15 p.m.
E. Schools for Equity in Education: Redemske reported on the two presentations, one by Bill Morris and the second on example on data uses from kindergarten to college and career readiness.
F. Wright Technical Center: Michalicek reported WTC is in the planning process of the LTFM reporting, a welding instructor has been hired and enrollment is steady.
J. Elementary School: Sawatzke reported that late start met today with TAP and curriculum meetings, National Hot Lunch Day was successful and conferences are next week on Monday and Tuesday evenings and Wednesday all day.
K. High School: Hansen reported on homecoming week, great participation and due to the change of the parade day, coronation was well attended. Late start focused on how to identify kids in need of extra classroom help with a researched based intervention model to assist the students and a speaker presented on epilepsy. Mid-quarter was today and parent teacher conferences will be on Monday, Oct. 17 from 4 -7.
11. Committee Reports
A. Licensed Staff Committee: Michalicek reported that the renewal of the superintendent’s contract was discussed with a recommendation to renew his contract.
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, October 12, 2016 in the Board Room
2. Meet and Confer at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in the Board Room
3. Schools for Equity in Education at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 in Cokato
4. District Leadership Team Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Board Room
5. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016 in Howard Lake
6. Referendum Presentation for the Public at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in the High School Auditorium
7. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Buffalo
8. Regular School Board Meeting in November at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2016 in the Board Room
9. District Leadership Team Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. Health and Safety Meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 in the Board Room
2. LEEA Banquet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in St. Cloud
3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2016
4. Legislative Forum at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Discovery Elementary School Auditorium in Buffalo
14. M/S Thomas/Mavencamp - Motion to adjourn at 7:56 p.m. Motion carries 5-0.
Respectfully Submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine

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