February 20, 2018 | Kimberly

KIMBERLY SCHOOL DISTRICT 414

KIMBERLY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

February 20, 2018

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: - No Executive session at this meeting

 

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Champlin at 7:05 p.m. Present were trustees Mr. Giles, Mr. Champlin and Mr. Nield. Mr. Higdem was not present. Also in attendance were Mr. Schroeder, Superintendent; Mrs. Cooper, District Clerk; Cassandra Searby, District Clerk; Laurie Wirtz, Business Manager; Keelie Campbell, Director of Programs; Megan Garner, Elementary Principal; Jake Massey, Elementary Vice-Principal; Matt Schvaneveldt, Middle School Principal; Ted Wasko, Maintenance Director; Roxi Mumm, Food Service Director; Darla Wadsworth, Transportation Director; Jason Derricott, STARR; Patty Dame, Tech Director; Sara Crystal, Curriculum Director.

 

AGENDA: Mr. Nield moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Giles seconded the motion. The motion carried 3–0.

 

FLAG SALUTE:  Everyone stood and participated in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

REPORTS

KMS NEWS: Mr. Schvaneveldt reported that KMS enrollment is at 450 students. He is concerned with classroom space and is looking into possibly changing the bell schedule next year to accommodate the rapid growth we have been experiencing as a whole in Kimberly. New opportunities this year included Soccer, Studio Art, Paws and a number of great Afterschool Programs. He continues to build and support a school climate of quality education, positive relationships, red & white sports teams and curriculum.

Mr. Schvaneveldt believes that in order for KMS to be successful, students need to be successful and he is proud to report that there are a lot of kids doing what’s right!

DEBATE/SPEECH: Kiz Leppert, Assistant Debate Coach, addressed the board about taking two High School Students, Remiah Leppert and Gwen Schutt to The National Individual Events Tournament of Champions in Denver, CO on May 11th-13th. Both Students qualified for the NEITOC when they took 2nd at a previous tournament in Mountain Home, ID. She also requested $300 total for registration, $200 of which would be reimbursed after the tournament due to Mrs. Leppert judging at the event.

HEARING OF VISITORS: No topics brought up at this meeting.

CORRESPONDENCE: None

FINANCIAL REPORT: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the January, 2018 financial report and investment pool statements. The foundation report support units came in at 98.69% which is slightly lower than what was budgeted for last fall at 99%. The motion carried 3-0.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Building Project Update: Jason Derricott, from STARR reported that the new elementary school project is on schedule. Flooring, Millwork and Metal Siding are currently being installed. Paving is on hold due to weather, as well as the relocation of the irrigation piping. On the upcoming KES remodel, the plan is to start on Demo and Abatement as soon as school is out, with the cafeteria being completed by August and the entire project finished by Christmas Break 2018.

2nd READING OF POLICY 5127 STAFF REPORTING ARREST AND CONVICTIONS: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve this Policy. The motion carried 3-0.

2nd READING TO RETIRE POLICY 3640 and 3640P AND REPLACE WITH 3060 EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve this Policy. The motion carried 3-0.

2nd READING REVISE POLICY 6110 SUPERINTENDENT: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve this Policy. The motion carried 3-0.

 

NEW BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve the following consent agenda items. The motion carried 3-0.

  • Approve district invoices
  • Approve school invoices
  • Approve food service expenditures
  • Approve Meeting Minutes for January 17, 2018
  • Approve Bus Bid Meeting Minutes for January 31, 2018
  • Approve Special Meeting Minutes for February 5, 2018
  • Approve Bus Bid Financials – D.L. Evans – 3.49% interest rate, no fees
  • Approve Update to FY18 Fundraiser Calendar
  • Approve Cassandra Searby as a second signer on Food Service Accts.
  • Approve travel to Tournament of Champions in Denver, CO – May 10th-13th - $150 per student = $300
  • Surplus Items – Pallets, MS Library Books (Encyclopedias/Almanacs), Corral Wood, Excel Math Curriculum

 

DISCUSSION / AGENDA ITEMS

APPROVE ADDITIONAL INVOICES: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the additional invoices for January, 2018. The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE CALENDAR CHANGE FOR KES EARLY RELEASE/LAST DAY ON WEDNESDAY – MAY 30th: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve the calendar change for KES early release on May 30th. The motion carried 3-0.

KEA REQUEST TO NEGOTIATE: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve KEA’s request to negotiate. Mr. Schroeder will reply including the 50% + 1 - Salary and Benefits only. The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE 1ST READING REVISION TO POLICY 5222B EVALUATION OF CERTIFIED PERSONNEL: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the 1st reading revision to Policy 5222B. The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE 1ST READING REVISION TO POLICY 5210 ASSIGNMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS AND TRANSFERS: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the 1st reading revision to Policy 5210. The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE 1st READING REVISION TO POLICY 6410 EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the 1st reading revision to Policy 6410.

The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE 1st READING TO RETIRE POLICY 5420 AND REPLACE WITH POLICY 5710 PARAPROFFESIONALS: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the 1st reading to retire Policy 5420 and replace with Policy 5710. The motion carried 3-0.

Approve 1st AND FINAL READING REVISION TO POLICY 3141: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the 1st and Final reading revision to Policy 3141. The motion carried 3-0.

APPROVE 1ST AND FINAL READING ADAPTION TO POLICY 3142 IN-DISTRICT TRANSFERS: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve the 1st and Final reading revision to Policy 3141 In-District transfers. The motion carried 3-0.

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

  • Supplemental Levy – March 13, 2018
  • Update on Hale Property – Maintenance has been tearing down corrals, hauling off manure, etc.
  • Bond Sale
  • Update Long Range Plan and Master Building Plan – Working with committee on new long range plan.
  • School Violence
  • Good Stories to Share: KHS Varsity Boys Basketball are District Champs – WAY TO GO, BOYS; Mrs. Garner reported that Parent/Teacher conferences were well attended and Valentines parties had a high number of parent volunteers.

 

PERSONNEL REPORT:

Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve the personnel report The motion carried 3-0.

HIRE:

Tricia Valenta                Part time Cook/Cashier

Amber Ivie                   Food Service Sub

Will Keeter                   Asst. Wrestling Coach

RESIGNATIONS / RETIREMENTS:

Julie Underwood           Speech and Debate Only

 

ADJOURNMENT: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to adjourn the regular meeting at 9:05PM. The motion carried 3-0.