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Day #133 @ NS 3.18.2019

Monday March 18, 2019                                                                                                 Day #133 (B)

-The start of the 4th quarter is today.

-Good luck to Grant H and Cecilia F today at the State Spelling Bee.

-The day we missed on Thursday will be made up by extending our school day.  The extended school day will begin on Monday March 25th and we will have the exact specifics to everyone tomorrow.

-Honor Society Banquet is tonight at 6:00 PM in the lunchroom.

-Please complete Collective Goods orders by 11:30 AM tomorrow.

-There is a sign-up sheet for both Boys’ and Girls’ golf in the office.  Please sign up by Thursday.

-Track practice for grades 9-12 will start today at 4:00 PM.  JH track practice will begin next Monday at 4:00 PM.  Parent Coach meeting for track will be on Monday March 25th at 5:30 PM.

-Baseball practice begins today at 3:45 PM at the armory.  The parent coach meeting for baseball will be on Tuesday March 26th at 5:45 PM at the armory.

-No weight lifting this week for those not involved in an activity.

-Grades are due tomorrow and report cards will be handed out on Friday.

-Speech practice on Wednesday at 3:30 PM.

-The city bus route is done for the school year.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by today.

-Lunch dismissal for the week.  First group is 8th then 7th.  Second group is 12th, 11th, 10th, and 9th.

Lunch Menu – Taco in a Bag, Breadsticks, Ice Cream, and Fruit (Mrs. Held’s 5th grade class)

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Sausage Omelets, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays – Johnathan Lagein and Autumn Vangen (Friday); Shawn Johnson and Jasmine Grigg (Today)

Weekly Activities (March 18-24)

North Star Bearcats/Weekly Practice & Game Schedule

North Star JH/HS Track Schedule

Monday       March 18     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Tuesday      March 19     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Wednesday  March 20     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Thursday     March 21     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Friday          March 22     Practice       No Practice

North Star HS Baseball Schedule

Monday       March 18     Practice       3:45 PM to 5:45 PM (Armory)

Tuesday      March 19     Practice       3:45 PM to 5:45 PM (Armory)
Wednesday  March 20     Practice       3:45 PM to 5:45 PM (Armory)

Thursday     March 21     Practice       3:45 PM to 5:45 PM (Armory)

Friday          March 22     No Practice

North Star Girls Golf Schedule

TBA

North Star Boys Golf Schedule

TBA

Subject to change!!!!!

Any questions, contact:

Jeff Hagler(AD)                                                             968-4416(W) 351-0402(H)

Questions for coaches

Nancy Reiser/Hannah Alto/Jim Greenlee (Track)      303-0497/303-0111/368-9230

Jesse Vote (Baseball)                                                   740-2903

Barry Heisler (Boys Golf)                                             303-0351

Chad Staus (Girls Golf)                                                 238-4186  

Day #131 @ NS 3.13.2019

Wednesday March 13, 2019                                                                                                        Day #131 (A)

-The Local Art show is at the Cando Art Center from March 7-March 17. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM to 4 PM.  There will also be an Artist’s Open House on Wednesday, March 13 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

-Speech practice today at 3:30 PM.

-Tomorrow is the end of the third nine weeks.

-The last day of the city bus route will be tomorrow.

-No School on Friday for our Spring Break.

-Honor Society Banquet is on Monday at 6:00 PM in the lunchroom.

-Track practice for grades 9-12 will start on Monday March 18th at 4:00 PM.  JH track practice will begin on Monday March 25th at 4:00 PM.  Parent Coach meeting for track will be on March 25th at 5:30 PM.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

Lunch Menu – Cheese Ravioli with Meat Sauce, Green Beans, and Fruit

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Oatmeal with blueberries, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays –

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.

School Board Minutes (12-19-2018)

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in North Star Room 101.
PRESENT: Chris Doehler, Vickie Jacksen, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, John Peters; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. ABSENT: Jeana Jorde. VISITORS: Chris Kvilvang, Cando, ND.
Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m. Agenda item 11e. designated as Budget.
MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters, to approve the minutes of the October 17, 2018 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye). MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Chris Doehler, to approve the minutes of the November 21, 2018 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to appoint Chris Kvilvang to fill the at-large area board vacancy (replacing Brett Thomas) until the next annual election. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent). Oath of office was administered by board member Bob Kennedy.
MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters, to approve the December bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

Monthly financial reports for November 2018 were reviewed.
Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report: enrollment 181, attendance 97.02%; Chris Kvilvang will represent the board on interview committee for kindergarten position (to be advertised ASAP); resignation letter from Robert Reiser; new para hire Kristen Hillier; federal monitoring information completed/submitted; Vicki Held and Sherri Bonham to attend 2019 National ESEA Conference; upcoming elementary activities.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Chris Doehler, to accept Robert Reiser resignation as of the end of the FY2019 school year. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Kvilvang-yes, Nicholasyes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: enrollment 121, attendance 95.1%; extra staff meetings being held to discuss student support strategies; Choice Ready workshop to be attended by Nancy Reiser and Karmen Teubner; long term sub opening still unfilled.
Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: Payment of half of PWBBB Jamboree gate proceeds ($650) to be made to Starkweather School as revenue sharing.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Tuition agreement for approval; final taxable valuation of $1,242,000 and mill levy of 69.99; governor’s preliminary budget proposal re: per pupil payments; policy reviews of NDSBA policies KAB – DISTRICT-LEVEL PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT POLICY, ACEA – BULLYING POLICY, and ABCE – PROHIBITION ON AIDING SEXUAL ABUSE (tabled: waiting on additional guidance from NDDPI and NDSBA); general fund budget revision (revenues and expenditures).
MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to approve no charge tuition agreement for two North Star resident students (1 family) to attend Munich Public School for the 2018-19 school year, with no transportation provided. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Kvilvang-yes, Nicholasyes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Chris Kvilvang, to rescind North Star School District #10 Policy KAB – PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT adopted 12/16/09, and to adopt KAB – DISTRICT-SCHOOLS PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT POLICY (as per attachment), and to waive the second reading in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Kvilvang-yes, Nicholas-yes, Petersyes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

MOTION made by Chris Doehler, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to rescind North Star Board Policy AAD – BULLYING adopted 5/21/12, and to adopt ACEA – BULLYING POLICY as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, inserting North Star Public School District #10 to replace all occurrences of [Name of District], inserting 60 to replace [specify number of days . . .] in the Investigation Procedures section and insert 12/19/18 to replace 11/18 as the date adopted, and to waive the second reading in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Kvilvang-yes, Nicholas-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Chris Doehler, to revise general fund revenue budget to $3,647,188.83 and expenditure budget to $3,679,070.39 (increase of $11,042 for Title I and Title II Reallocated grant awards). MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Doehler-yes, Kennedy-yes, Kvilvang-yes, Nicholas-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

Old Business: Review and discussion of roof replacement options – call for bids for music room roof replacement to include bid options for pitched roof and/or rubber roof, local material supply requirement for pitched roof bids, bids due February 1 and work to be completed by August 1 with late penalty for late completion; Tuomala Plumbing to start HS boys’ restroom urinal replacement project on December 26.

New Business: Health inspection reports; committee assignments for Chris Kvilvang (Scholarship and Buildings & Grounds); NDSBA negotiations seminar scheduled for February 7-8, 2019 for negotiating committee – Bob Kennedy, John Peters, Chris Doehler.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Day #130 @ NS 3.12.2019

Tuesday March 12, 2019                                                                                                 Day #130 (B)

-Thank you to the Juniors and Seniors for their excellent behavior yesterday.  They represented North Star very well.

-The Big Ball Tournament will be held today starting at 4:00 PM. Teams are made up of 6 individuals and can have no more than 3 boys and the cost is $6 per team.

-The Local Art show is at the Cando Art Center from March 7-March 17. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM to 4 PM.  There will also be an Artist’s Open House on Wednesday, March 13 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

-The Sophomores will have CPR/First Aid training today in the band room.  Report to your first hour class.

-The FACS class field trip is tentatively scheduled for tomorrow.

-Robotics team will leave tomorrow for their regional competition in Grand Forks.

-Thursday is the end of the third nine weeks.

-The last day of the city bus route will be on Thursday.

-No School on Friday for our Spring Break.

-Track practice for grades 9-12 will start on Monday March 18th at 4:00 PM.  JH track practice will begin on Monday March 25th at 4:00 PM.  Parent Coach meeting for track will be on March 25th at 5:30 PM.

-Congratulations to Gavin and Keaton for being selected to play in the Shrine All Star Football Game this coming summer. Also, congratulations to Ian, Hunter, and Jordan for selected as alternates for the game.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

Lunch Menu – Pepperoni Pizza, Corn, Brownies, and Fruit  (Mrs. Tohm’s 2nd grade class)

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Waffles, Sausage, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays – Lenore Vogel and Mrs. Grinsteiner

Day #129 @ NS 3.11.2019

Monday March 11, 2019                                                                                                  Day #129 (A)

-The Big Ball Tournament will be held tomorrow starting at 4:00 PM. Teams are made up of 6 individuals and can have no more than 3 boys and the cost is $6 per team.

-The Local Art show is at the Cando Art Center from March 7-March 17. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM to 4 PM.  There will also be an Artist’s Open House on Wednesday, March 13 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

-Hunter Safety Classes will start tonight at 7:00 PM at the Armory.  You may register online at ND Fish and Wildlife website.

-The ACT test for the junior is tomorrow.  Students must be at Masonic Lodge by 8:00 AM.

-The Sophomores will have CPR/First Aid training tomorrow in the band room.  Report to your first hour class.

-Robotics team will leave on Wednesday for their regional competition in Grand Forks.

-Thursday is the end of the third nine weeks.

-The last day of the city bus route will be on Thursday.

-No School on Friday for our Spring Break.

-Lunch dismissal for the week.  First group is 8th then 7th.  Second group is 12th, 11th, 10th, and 9th.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

Lunch Menu – Lasagna, Green Beans, and Fruit

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Sausage Omelets, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

 

Day #128 @ NS 3.8.2019

Friday March 8, 2019                                                                                                      Day #128 (B)

-Speech meet in Harvey tomorrow.  That bus will leave at 6:30 AM.

-Pennies for Patients is this week. There will be prizes for the elementary and high school classes that collect the most donations. Students in grades 7-12 can pay $1 to get out of the last twenty minutes of 6th hour today. The Big Ball Tournament will be held on Tuesday. Teams are made up of 6 individuals and can have no more than 3 boys and the cost is $6 per team.

-The Local Art show is at the Cando Art Center from March 7-March 17. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM to 4 PM.  There will also be an Artist’s Open House on Wednesday, March 13 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

-Junior/Senior Legislative trip is on Monday. That bus will leave at 7:00AM.

-Hunter Safety Classes will start on Monday at 7:00 PM at the Armory.  You may register online at ND Fish and Wildlife website.

-The ACT test is on Tuesday.  Students must be at Masonic Lodge by 8:00 AM.

-The Sophomores will have CPR/First Aid training on Tuesday in the band room.  That will start after announcements.

-Track sign up is in the office for students in grades 7-12. Please sign up by today. Practice will start later in the month.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

-Robotics team will have their regional competition next week.  They will leave at Wednesday.

-Next Thursday is the end of the third nine weeks.

-Remember to turn your clocks ahead tomorrow evening.

Lunch Menu – Tomato Soup, Assorted Sandwiches, Cracker, Veggie Cups, and Fruit

Breakfast Menu (Monday) – Cereal, Yogurt, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays – Megan Lecy (Today); Jorie Ahlberg (Tomorrow)

Day #127 @ NS 3.7.2019

Thursday March 7, 2019                                                                                                 Day #127 (A)

-Speech meet in Harvey on Saturday.  That bus will leave at 6:30 AM.

-Pennies for Patients is this week. There will be prizes for the elementary and high school classes that collect the most donations. Students in grades 7-12 can pay $1 to get out of the last twenty minutes of 6th hour tomorrow. The Big Ball Tournament will be held on Tuesday. Teams are made up of 6 individuals and can have no more than 3 boys and the cost is $6 per team.

-The Local Art show is at the Cando Art Center from March 7-March 17. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM to 4 PM.  There will also be an Artist’s Open House on Wednesday, March 13 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

-Junior/Senior Legislative trip is on Monday. That bus will leave at 7:00AM.

-The ACT test is on Tuesday.  Students must be at Masonic Lodge by 8:00 AM.

-The Sophomores will have CPR/First Aid training on Tuesday in the band room.  That will start after announcements.

-Track sign up is in the office for students in grades 7-12. Please sign up by tomorrow. Practice will start later in the month.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22nd.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

-Robotics team will have their regional competition next week.  They will leave at Wednesday.

-Next Thursday is the end of the third nine weeks.

-Remember to turn your clocks ahead on Saturday evening.

Lunch Menu – Pork Roast, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Buns, and Fruit

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Cereal, Yogurt, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays –

Day #126 @ NS 3.6.2019

Wednesday March 6, 2019                                                                                               Day #126 (B)

-Youth basketball for boys in grades 3-5 will be today from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

-Speech practice today at 3:30 p.m. in room 110. The Speech team has a meet in Harvey on Saturday; that bus will leave at 6:30 AM.

-Pennies for Patients is this week. There will be prizes for the elementary and high school classes that collect the most donations. Students in grades 7-12 can pay $1 to get out of the last twenty minutes of 6th hour on Friday. The Big Ball Tournament will be held on Tuesday, March 12. Teams are made up of 6 individuals and can have no more than 3 boys and the cost is $6 per team.

-FCCLA meeting on Thursday morning at 8:00 AM.

-Junior/Senior Legislative trip in on Monday, March 11. That bus will leave at 7:00AM.

-The ACT test is on Tuesday, March 12. Students must be at Masonic Lodge by 8:00 AM.

-The Sophomores will have CPR/First Aid training on Tuesday, March 12 in the band room.

-Track sign up is in the office for students in grades 7-12. Please sign up by Friday, March 8. Practice will start later in the month.

-Prom is on April 6th, the sign up in the office, cost is $25 for a couple and $15 for a single. Please pay and sign up by March 22.

-After Prom Party sign up is in the office, this is free and open to any North Star students in grades 9-12. It will be held at the school. You can also purchase an After Prom t-shirt for $8.00 if you would like. Please sign up and pay for these by March 18.

Lunch Menu – Fish and Chips, Corn and Fruit

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Breakfast Wraps, Toast, Juice, Fruit, and Milk

Birthdays – Jacob Kleven and Ron Lunde