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November 9, 2017 School Board Minutes

November 28, 2017

The Northwood-Kensett Board of Directors met in a Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in the Elementary Media Center at 7:00 P.M.

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

(5-0) Approved the agenda with the deletion of New Business items 3 and 4; October 12th board minutes; Financial Reports for October; November bills for payment
Round Table Discussion with Representative Jane Bloomingdale and Senator Waylon Brown regarding education legislative issues

Elementary Principal: 1) Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences: Added 3rd night for preschool; 95% attendance for PreK-6  2) FAST Assessment has new provider resulting in new data  3) Manna Drive in November  4) Section 504 Updates

Secondary Principal: 1) Parent-Teacher Conference participation 84%  2) Veteran’s Day Assembly, Nov 10th with guest speaker Brigadier General Sandra Best  3) NK Elementary flag from Paul Adam’s Antarctica trip is displayed in elementary

Superintendent: 1)  Wellness Facility community committee meeting on Nov 2nd  2) Mobile App for school website  3) Construction Update: three school shop visits completed; building design and HVAC system design is underway  4) Emergency Drill update  5) Professional Development training completed for PLC models and begin training on assessments and standards based grading  

Board:  1) Next Board Meeting is Dec 14th  2) IASB Convention Nov 15-16  

New Business
(5-0) Approved the review of the 100 Board Policy Series and the first reading of changes to policies 103 Equal Educational Opportunity; 103.E1 Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination; 103.E4 Section 504 Student and Parental Rights; 103.E5 Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination; 103.R1 Grievance Procedure

(5-0) Approved a resolution for transfer of funds from Debt Service Fund to PPEL Fund in the amount of $109,460 plus investment earnings

(5-0) Accepted the District Advisory Committee minutes from Oct 19th

(5-0) Approved a new contract for Tami Hanson as Head Cook effective October 16, 2017

(5-0) Approved a new contract for Suzanne Senne as Cook effective October 16, 2017

(5-0) Approved the termination of Penny Miranda’s contract as Cook effective November 15, 2017

(4-0-1) Approved Nikkole Koenig as a Model Teacher through the TLC program for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year; Director Kliment abstained

(5-0) Approved the resignation of Heather Rheingans as Head Volleyball Coach and reassignment as Junior High Volleyball Coach effective with the 2018-19 school year

(5-0) Approved Coleby Bratrud as volunteer assistant wrestling coach pending the issuance of coaching authorization

Adjourned the meeting at 8:37 pm


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