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April 13, 2017 Board Minutes

By Athey, Deb

April 13, 2017

The Northwood-Kensett Board of Directors met in a Regular Meeting on Monday April 13, 2017 in the Elementary Media Center at 7:00 P.M.
Members present: Larry Hovey; Cindy Pangburn, John Anderson; Members Absent:  Susan Kliment; Roger Harris
(3-0) Approved the agenda with the deletion of item VIII-2, Michaels Energy Contract
Director Harris joined the meeting at 7:02
President Hovey opened the public hearing at 7:03 pm for adoption of the 2017-2018 Budget; No public comments received; Public hearing closed at 7:04 pm
(4-0) Approved the March 9th regular meeting and March 21st Community meeting minutes; Financial Reports for March; April bills for payment.
Deb Faugstad and Monte DeArmoun gave an overview of the presentation given by several NK secondary teachers at the Iowa 1:1 conference.  Their topic was using technology to transform teaching and learning.
​Elementary Principal: 1) River City 5th/6th grade Honor Band April 22nd  2) Kindergarten orientation May 5th  3) 6th graders to secondary for orientation May 4th  4) Standard based report card committee update  5) K-3 Summer school June 5-16
​Secondary Principal: 1) FCCLA cookie fundraiser  2) Community Connection Day/Anti-Bullying film May 2nd  3) Networked Improvement Community team integrating technology into instruction
​Superintendent: 1) Community Facilities Meeting Outcomes; discussion was held to pursue a bond election for $1.25 levy to replace the secondary HVAC and Industrial Arts/Vocational Ag building  2) Contract delay for secondary HVAC
​Board: 1) Next regular meeting rescheduled for May 10th at 8:00 at the secondary building, following the Senior Awards Night
Old Business
(4-0) Approved the contract with Trane for replacement of the HVAC controls in the elementary building
New Business
(4-0) Adopted the 2017-2018 budget
(4-0) Approved the first reading of policy changes 506.1 Education Records Access; 506.1E2 Request of NonParent for Examination or Copies of Education Records; 506.1E3 Authorization for Release of Education Records; 506.1E4 Request for Hearing on Correction of Education Records; 506.1E5 Request for Examination of Education Records; 506.1E6 Notification of Transfer of Education Records; 506.1E7 Letter to Parent Regarding Receipt of Subpoena; 506.1E8 Juvenile Justice Agency Information Sharing Agreement; 506.1E9 Annual Notice; 506.1R1 Use of Education Records Regulation; and the deletion of policies 506.1E1 Student Records Checklist; 506.1E10 Annual Notice, Spanish Version
(4-0) Approved the first reading of policy changes 506.2 Student Directory Information; 506.2E1 Authorization for Releasing Student Directory Information; 506.2R1 Use of Directory Information
(4-0) Approved the first reading of new policy 710.5 Meal Charges and changes to policies 710.1 School Nutrition Program; 710.2 Free or Reduced Price Meals Eligibility
(4-0) Approved the first reading of policy change 507.9 Wellness Policy and new policy 507.9R1 Wellness Regulation
(4-0) Approved issuing 2017-18 letters of assignment for hourly, classified personnel as presented by Supt Crozier
(4-0) Approved issuing 2017-18 contracts for Bus Drivers, Director of Transportation, Director of Technology, Business Manager/Board Secretary, School Nurse as presented by Supt Crozier
(4-0) Approved issuing two-year, 2017-18 and 2018-19, continuing contracts for the Principals and Superintendent as presented by Supt Crozier
(4-0) Approved a FCCLA Cookie fundraiser
(4-0) Accepted the resignation of Amy Price as Secondary Science teacher at the end of the 2016-17 school year, with regret
(4-0) Accepted the resignation of Laura Crippen as Elementary teacher at the end of the 2016-17 school year, with regret
(4-0) Accepted the resignation of Gail Read as secondary associate effective April 7, 2017
(4-0) Approved Kate Hartman as volunteer assistant JH girls track coach for the 2017 season
(4-0) Approved Makayla Ryks as a secondary associate for the remainder of the 2016-17 school year
Adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm

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