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May 10, 2017 School Board Minutes

May 15, 2017

The Northwood-Kensett Board of Directors met in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in the Secondary Technology Office at 8:13 P.M.
Members present: Larry Hovey; John Anderson; Susan Kliment; Roger Harris; Members Absent: Cindy Pangburn
(4-0) Approved the agenda; April 13th regular meeting minutes; Financial Reports for April; May bills for payment​
​President Hovey opened the public hearing at 8:14 pm for the Amendment of the 2016-2017 Budget; No public comments received; Public hearing closed at 8:15 pm
​(4-0) Amended the 2016-17 budget
Elementary Principal: 1) Kindergarten Orientation May 5 with 39 students  2) Track and Field Day May 17th  3) Preschool Graduation May 11th and 12th; 3 year program May 17th and 18th
​Secondary Principal: 1) Senior’s last week: elementary march May 10th ; senior showcase and awards night May 10th; state mandated CPR May 11th and 12th; rehearsal May 11th; commencement May 14th  2) sound system for events held in the lunch room
​Superintendent: 1) Bond Petition language  2) Dr. Wise visit on May 5th   3) Kimberly Odegaard gave overview of new English/Language Arts curriculum
​Board: 1) Next regular meeting scheduled for June 8th at 7:00  2) IASB Convention Nov 15-17
Old Business
Wind Turbine Update-sale transaction is complete
New Business
School Board Recognition

(4-0) Approved the district financial audit for fiscal year ending June 30, 2016
(4-0) Approved the class of 2017 for graduation
(4-0) Approved the agreement with the University of Northern Iowa for clinical experiences and student teaching
(4-0) Approved the second 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 second 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 second 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 second reading of policy change 507.9 Wellness Policy and new policy 507.9R1 Wellness Regulation
(4-0) Approved issuing of plans for the Authorization to Bid the Elementary Gym Roof Restoration and Design Project for Spring of 2018 at the Northwood-Kensett CSD
(4-0) Approved issuing of plans for the Authorization to Bid the Elementary Chiller Installation Project for Summer 2017 at the Northwood-Kensett CSD
(4-0) Approved purchase of K-12 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum as presented by Mrs. Odegaard
(4-0) Accepted the resignation of Kristin Schwartz as Secondary English Language Arts teacher at the end of the 2016-17 school year
(4-0) Accepted the resignation of Myra Werner as elementary evening custodian
(4-0) Approved Deb Roff as Director of Nutritional Services at 25 hours per week for the 2017-18 school year
(4-0) Approved Denise Dahl as full time evening custodian at the secondary building
(4-0) Approved Kate Hartman as JH Girls Track coach for the 2018 season
(4-0) Approved Shannon Jacobsen as elementary Special Education Teacher for the 2017-18 school year
Adjourned the meeting at 9:04 pm

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