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April 11, 2016 School Board Minutes

Deb Athey

April 12, 2016

The Northwood-Kensett Board of Directors met in a Regular Meeting on Monday April 11, 2016 in the Elementary Media Center at 7:00 P.M.

Members present: Larry Hovey; Cindy Pangburn, John Anderson; Susan Kliment; Roger Harris; Members Absent:  none

Approved the agenda, March 17th regular meeting minutes, Financial Reports for March, April bills for payment

2016-17 Budget Hearing held with no public comments

(5-0) adopted the 2016-2017 budget

Elementary Principal: 1) River City Honor Band on April 23rd at Lincoln Intermediate in Mason City  2) Future Problem Solvers  3) History Day competition was April 8th at Waldorf University  4) Shoe Away Juvenile Diabetes is Community Project for 2016  5) Kindergarten Orientation Day is May 6th  6) Sixth Grade Orientation visit to the High School is May 4th  7) Iowa Assessments preliminary results  8) SINA status will stay same for 2016-17 to transition to the new federal ESSA program
Secondary Principal: 1) Iowa Assessments preliminary results  2) Spring MAP testing underway  3) Community Connection Day is May 3rd  4) Graduation practice is May 12th at 2:00, Ceremony is May 15th at 1:30
Superintendent: 1) Construction Project Update 2) Wind Turbine Update  3) Retiree Reception is May 11th
Board: 1) Next regular meeting rescheduled for May 10th due to District Track meet at NK  2) June meeting rescheduled to June 6th at 8:00 pm

Old Business:  none

New Business

(5-0) Approved the financial audit for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015

(5-0) Approved the second reading board policy revisions to 507.2 Administration of Medication to Students; 507.2E1 Authorization-Asthma or Other Airway Constricting Disease Medication or Epinephrine Auto-Injector Self-Administration Consent Form; 507.2E2 Parental Authorization and Release Form for the Administration of Medication to Students

(5-0) Approved issuing 2016-17 letters of assignment for hourly, classified personnel as presented by Supt Crozier

(5-0) Approved issuing 2016-17 contracts for Bus Drivers, Director of Transportation/ Buildings and Grounds, Director of Technology, Business Manager/Board Secretary, School Nurse as presented by Supt Crozier

(5-0) Approved issuing two-year, 2016-17 and 2017-18, continuing contracts for the Principals and Superintendent as presented by Supt Crozier          

(5-0) Approved Savanna Bachus as Family & Consumer Science teacher for the 2016-17 school year

(5-0) Accepted the resignation of Deb Roff as Director of Nutritional Services effective June 30, 2016

(5-0) Accepted the resignation of Amy Renwick as National Honor Society Advisor at the end of the 2015-16 school year, pending a suitable replacement

(5-0) Approved Jesus Renteria as volunteer assistant baseball coach for summer 2016 season pending coaching authorization completion.

Adjourned the meeting at 8:00 pm


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