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School Board Minutes (1-16-2019)

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in North Star Room 101.
PRESENT: Chris Doehler, Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Chris Kvilvang, John Peters; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. ABSENT: Jay Nicholas. VISITORS: Tyler Olsen, Cando, ND.
Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. No changes to the agenda.

MOTION made by Chris Doehler, seconded by John Peters, to approve the minutes of the December 19, 2018 regular meeting, amended to add Chris Kvilvang as a visitor at the start of the meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Chris Kvilvang, to approve the January 2019 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

Monthly financial reports for December 2018 were reviewed.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report: enrollment 181, attendance 96.25%; three applicants to be interviewed for open kindergarten position; will consider hiring two applicants to cover present and future needs if applicants are well qualified; upcoming activities for elementary staff and students.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: enrollment 119, attendance 95.4%; long term sub opening (computer classes) will be covered by North Star staff; upcoming activities/testing/surveys for JH/HS students.
Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: District GBB Tournament staffing schedule; attempting to reach settlement agreement with Hartley’s for coach bus damage during bus transport to Cando.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Discussed available SRO training courses-per Bob Kennedy, training cost will be covered by Sheriff’s Department; CPR/1st Aid/AED training for 10th graders to be continued without grant monies (none available); legislative update report; January 27th and 28th dates for NDSOS meeting and mid-winter Administrative Conference.

Old Business: Call for bids for music room roof replacement published in Peddler, Minot Daily and Towner County Record Herald; negotiations seminar on February 8th; 2019/20 school calendar to be revised(February PT conference date, possible additional PD date); HS boys bathroom project complete except for floor tile.

New Business: Superintendent evaluation forms due by February 18; considering once-monthly late starts next school year to allow for extended teacher/PD meetings.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 8:07 p.m.

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