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Day #180 @ NS 5.21.2018

Monday May 21, 2018                                                                                                     Day #180 (A)

-Friday was the last day for elementary library classes.  If you still have library books, please return them ASAP.

-BB camp registrations forms are due tomorrow.

-Baseball team will play Harvey Wells County today at 1:00 PM in Rugby in the regional tournament.  They will leave after their first hour test, so that means they will start loading at 10:00 AM and leave at approximately 10:15 AM.  Please make arrangements for your final tests.

-A modified schedule will be used in the high school.  No one is to be in the hallways during testing.  We will dismiss at 3:00 PM today and tomorrow and at 2:30 PM on Wednesday.

-Elementary awards day at 2:30 PM today.

-FCCLA will be planting flowers today after school.

-Kickball tournament on Wednesday from 12:15 Pm to 2:30 PM for grades 7-11.

-The armory will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Sundays from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

-The open gym schedule for GBB, BBB, and VB is on the daily calendar on the school’s website.  If you would like this calendar shared with you, you need a gmail account and if you give Mr. Hagler your gmail address he will share the calendar with you.

-Choir students need to turn in their shirts by today.

-Lunch dismissal for the week:

Monday and Tuesday: Juniors (11:35 AM); Sophomores (11:36 AM); Freshmen (11:37 AM); Seniors (11:38 AM); 8th graders (11:39 AM); and 7th Graders (11:40 AM)

Wednesday:   Juniors (11:30 AM); Sophomores (11:31 AM); Freshmen (11:32 AM); 8th Graders (11:32 AM); and 7th Graders (11:33 AM)

-Track results from Saturday:

2nd- Danielle 100m SQ

3rd – Olivia JH SQ

4th – Alaiyah 100m, Danielle LJ

5th – 4×400: Mary, Alaiyah, Danielle, Bernadette  4×100: Gracie, Olivia, Kaylen, Alaiyah

6th- Cole 100m and 400m

7th – Bernadette 1600m and 800m, Alaiyah 200m

8th – Mary 300H and 400m, Cole 100m, Isaac Discus, Danielle 200m

Lunch Menu – Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Corn, and Breadsticks

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

Birthdays – Alayna Vote

June 1 Aiden Kiecker
June 1 Colton Martin
June 2 Jenna Allmaras
June 3 Paige Salazar
June 7 Mary Belzer
June 13 Alexis Wagner
June 13 Austin Wagner
June 17 Trevor Fluge
June 18 Tristen Crist
June 21 Alexis Houle
June 21 Tayden Thomas
June 22 Isaiah Gerald
June 22 Dustyn Nelsen
June 26 Sydney Staus
June 4 Colton Grigg
June 4 Kansas Moore
June 5 McKenzie LaLonde
June 6 Genevieve Ahlberg
June 6 Devlin DuPreez
June 6 Eli Held
June 7 Drake Thacker
June 11 Brayton Thomas
June 14 Daniel Houle
June 15 Dominick Johnson
June 21 Alex Bercier
June 25 Breilynn Thomas
June 25 Mattea Wanzek
June 27 Owen Klingenberg

Day #179 @ NS 5.18.2018

Sorry so Late!

Friday May 18, 2018                                                                                                        Day #179 (B)

-Today is the last day for elementary library classes.  If you still have library books, please return them ASAP.

-Region Track in Rugby tomorrow starting at 11:00 AM with the throwing events and 12:00 PM with the running events. They will leave at 9:00 AM.

-BB camp registrations forms are due May 22nd.

-There will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating in the Summer Acceleration program today at 12:45 p.m. in Mr. Vote’s room.  This is for students in 6th through 12th grade.

-Baseball team will play Harvey Wells County on Monday at 1:00 PM in Rugby in the regional tournament.  They will leave after their first hour test, so that means they will start loading at 10:00 AM and leave at approximately 10:15 AM.  Please make arrangements for your final tests.

-Next week is finals week.  A modified schedule will be used in the high school. We will dismiss at 3:00 PM on Monday and Tuesday and at 2:30 PM on Wednesday.

-Elementary awards day at 2:30 PM on Monday.

-The armory will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Sundays from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

-The open gym schedule for GBB, BBB, and VB is on the daily calendar on the school’s website.  If you would like this calendar shared with you, you need a gmail account and if you give Mr. Hagler your gmail address he will share the calendar with you.

-Good luck to Mrs. Vogel tomorrow in the Fargo Half Marathon.

-Choir students need to turn in their shirts by Monday.

-There were 41 tallies from yesterday.

Lunch Menu – Baked Potato Bar and Biscuits

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

Birthdays – Evelyn Sims and Jaelyn Buckman (Today); Conner Lutman and Toby Thacker (tomorrow)

Day #178 @ NS 5.17.2018

Thursday May 17, 2018                                                                                                   Day #178 (A)

-Region Track in Rugby on Saturday starting at 11:00 AM with the throwing events and 12:00 PM with the running events. They will leave at 9:00 AM.

-BB camp registrations forms are due May 22nd.

-There will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating in the Summer Acceleration program on tomorrow at 12:45 p.m. in Mr. Vote’s room.  This is for students in 6th through 12th grade.

-Congratulations to the Girls’ Golf Team for placing 4th at the regional golf tournament yesterday.  Also, congratulations to Sydney for placing 8th and qualifying for the state golf tournament.

-Girls’ state golf tournament will be in Hankinson on May 29th and 30th.  Good luck to Sydney

-Boys state golf tournament will be in Mapleton on May 29th and 30th.  Good luck to Austin.

-Congratulations to the baseball team for their win yesterday.  They will now play Harvey Wells County on Monday at 1:00 PM in Rugby.  They will leave after their first hour test, so that means they will start loading at 10:00 AM and leave at approximately 10:15 AM.  Please make arrangements for your final tests.

-Next week is finals week.  We will dismiss at 3:00 PM on Monday and Tuesday and at 2:30 PM on Wednesday.

-The armory will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Sundays from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Lunch Menu – Chicken Quesadillas, Refried Beans, and Chips

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

Birthdays –

Day #177 @ NS 5.16.2018

Wednesday May 16, 2018                                                                                                Day #177 (B)

-Girls’ golf is at their Region Golf Tournament today in Park River at 9:00 AM.

-Regional Baseball Tournament begins today. North Star will play here versus Dunseith at 4:15 p.m. Please excuse players at 3:00 p.m.

-Congratulations to Austin Oakland for qualifying for the State Golf Tournament.

-Region Track in Rugby on Friday at 3:30 PM, they will leave at 1:30 PM.

-BB camp registrations forms are due May 22nd.

-There will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating in the Summer Acceleration  program on Friday at 12:45 p.m. in Mr. Vote’s room.  This is for students in 6th through 12th grade.

-Congratulations to the JH/HS music students for their performances at last night’s concert.  Also congratulations to Evelyn Sims for receiving the Freddie B Eggl Scholarship and vocal award and to Stephanie Miller for receiving the John Phillip Sousa Award.

-The new mats are going up in the gym today. Just a reminder that absolutely no one is allowed to sit on these new mats.

Lunch Menu – Cook’s Choice

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Oatmeal with blueberries, toast, fruit and juice

 

Day #176 @ NS 5.15.2018

Tuesday May 15, 2018                                                                                                     Day #176 (A)

-Boys’ golf today is their Region Golf Tournament in Langdon at 9:00 AM.

-JH/HS Concert tonight at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-JH Track meeting today at 3:30 PM in room 103.

-3rd Grade Field Trip today at 9:30 AM.

-Thursday Events:

-Congratulations to the baseball team for their win yesterday. Region Baseball Tournament begins, site and time to be determined.

-Congratulations to the girls’ golf team for placing 4th at the tournament yesterday and to Sydney for placing 8th.  Girls’ Region Golf Tournament at Park River at 10:00 AM, they will leave at 7:30 AM

-Region Track in Rugby on Friday at 2:30 PM, they will leave at 1:30 PM.

-BB camp registrations forms are due May 22nd.

-There were 27 tallies from yesterday.

-Track results from yesterday:

2nd- Danielle LJ and 100m

4th – Bernadette 800m and 1600m, Danielle 200m, Cole 200m

5th – Olivia HJ, Cole 400m

7th – Alaiyah 100m, 4×100 Gracie, Olivia, Kaylen, Alaiyah, 4×400 Mary, Alaiyah, Danielle, Bernadette

Lunch Menu – Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken, and Green Beans

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Pancakes, Sausage, Fruit, and Juice

Birthdays –

Day #175 @ NS 5.14.2018

Monday May 14, 2018                                                                                                     Day #175 (B)

-Girls’ golf meet here today at 11:00 AM, please excuse golfers at 10:00 AM.

-Varsity track meet in Devils Lake today at 4:00 PM, they will leave at 2:50 PM please excuse at 2:30 PM.

-Baseball versus Dunseith today at 4:15 PM, please excuse players at 3:00 PM.

-Boys’ golf tomorrow at Walhalla at 12:00 PM, they will leave at 9:45 AM, please excuse at 9:25 AM.

-Staff appreciation breakfast tomorrow morning at 7:45 AM in Mrs. Wolsky’s room.

-JH/HS Concert tomorrow night at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-JH Track meeting tomorrow at 3:30 PM in room 103.

-3rd Grade Field Trip tomorrow at 9:30 AM.

-Thursday Events:

-Region Baseball Tournament begins, site and time to be determined.

-Girls’ Region Golf Tournament at Park River at 10:00 AM, they will leave at 7:30 AM

-Boys’ Region Golf Tournament at Langdon at 10:00 AM, they will leave at 8:15 AM.

-Region Track in Rugby on Friday at 2:30 PM, they will leave at 1:30 PM.

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

-BB camp registrations forms are due May 22nd.

-There were 33 tallies from Friday.

-Track results from Friday:

1st: Gracie-100; Bernadette-200H; Danielle-Long Jump and 400; Destiny-Shot Put and Discus

2nd: Bernadette-800; Garrett-400; Daneille-200; 4×100 and 4×200 (Owen, Grant, Isaiah, Garrett)

3rd-Gracie-200; Owen-800; Garrett-110H; Grant-Discus; 4×400 (Danielle, Macie, Angelique, Bernadette)

4th-Lindsey-200H and High Jump; 4×100(Gracie, Lindsey, Allie, Ava)

5th-Lindsey-100H; Grant-Shot Put

6th-4×100 (Macie, Addison, McKenley, Angelique

8th-Isaiah-200

Lunch Menu – Mostaccioli Hot Dish and Peas

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

Birthdays –

Day #174 @ NS 5.11.2018

Friday May 11, 2018                                                                                                        Day #174 (A)

-JH Track meet in St. John today at 3:30 PM, they will leave at 2:00 PM, please excuse 1:40 PM.

-VB registration forms are due today; BB registrations form are due May 22nd.

-Congratulations to the Girls’ golf team for placing third yesterday.  Sydney and Mya finished in the top 10.  Girls’ golf meet here on Monday at 11:00 AM, please excuse golfers at 10:00 AM.

-Varsity track meet in Devils Lake on Monday at 4:00 PM, they will leave at 3:00 PM please excuse at 2:40 PM.

-Baseball versus Dunseith on Monday at 4:15 PM, please excuse players at 3:00 PM.

-Congratulations to the Boys’ golf team for placing 4th yesterday.  Drew was low score and placed 10th. Boys’ golf on Tuesday at Walhalla at 12:00 PM, they will leave at 9:45 AM, please excuse at 9:25 AM.

-Staff appreciation breakfast on Tuesday morning at 7:45 AM in Mrs. Wolsky’s room.

-JH/HS Concert on Tuesday night at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-There were 23 tallies from yesterday.

Lunch Menu – Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Baked Beans, and Potato Wedges

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

Birthdays – Riley Reemtsma (Today); Charlee Brehm and Alec Peyerl (Tomorrow); Danika Colton (Sunday)

Weekly Activities Schedule (May 14-19)

North Star Bearcats/Weekly Practice & Game Schedule

North Star JH/HS Track Schedule

Monday       May 14        Varsity Track at Devils Lake (4:00 PM)(Leave at 3:00 PM)

Tuesday      May 15        Practice        3:45 PM to 5:30 PM

Wednesday  May 16        Practice       3:45 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday     May 17        Practice       3:45 PM to 5:30 PM

Friday           May 18        Region Track at Rugby (2:30 PM)(Leave at 1:30 PM)

North Star HS Baseball Schedule

Monday       May 14        Baseball vs Dunseith (4:15 PM)

Tuesday      May 15        Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Baseball Field)

Wednesday  May 16        Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Baseball Field)

Thursday     May 17        Region Baseball (TBD)

Friday          May 18        Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Baseball Field)

North Star Girls Golf Schedule

Monday       May 14        Meet at Cando (11:00 AM)(Excuse at 10:00 AM)

Tuesday      May 15        Practice       3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Wednesday  May 16        Practice       3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Thursday     May 17        Region Meet at Park River (10:00 AM)(Leave at 7:30 AM)

Friday          May 18        TBD

North Star Boys Golf Schedule

Monday       May 14        Practice       4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Tuesday      May 15        Meet at Walhalla (12:00 PM)(Leave at 9:45 AM)

Wednesday  May 16        Practice       4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday     May 17        Region Meet at Langdon (10:00 AM)(Leave at 8:15 AM)

Friday          May 18        TBD

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 #173 @ NS 5.10.2018

Thursday May 10, 2018                                                                                                   Day #173 (B)

-Collective Good orders are due by 11:30 AM today.

-Today is the last day of Pre-School.  Congratulations Pre-School Students.

-Events today:

Baseball versus Rugby at 4:15 PM, please excuse at 3:00 PM.

CANCELLED-Varsity Track at Rugby at 3:30 PM, leave at 2:15 PM, excuse at 1:55 PM

Boys’ Golf at Cavalier at 12:00 PM, leave at 9:45 AM, excuse at 9:25 AM

Girls’ Golf at Langdon at 10:00 AM, leave at 8:00 AM

-Senior trip begins tomorrow, they will leave at 6:00 AM.

-Technology meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM.

-JH Track meet in St. John tomorrow at 3:30 PM, they will leave at 2:00 PM, please excuse 1:40 PM.

-Drivers Ed sign up sheet in the office.

-BB and VB flyers are due tomorrow.

-There were 41 tallies from yesterday.

Lunch Menu – Lasagna, Broccoli Blend

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

Birthdays –

March 21, 2018 Meeting Minutes

NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MARCH 21, 2018
The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in North Star Room 101.
PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, John Peters, Brett Thomas; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. ABSENT: Jeana Jorde

VISITORS: None.
Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Additions to the agenda: item 7. a. 3. Resignation and item 8. i. Compliance Report.

Sherry Walters, Towner County Public Health, Cando, ND was in attendance as a visitor.

MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2018 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all present voting aye).

MOTION by John Peters, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the March 2018 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all present voting aye).
Monthly financial reports were reviewed.
Principals’ and Activities Director Reports:

Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held: Enrollment 182, attendance 95.79%; shared letter of resignation from Mary Jo Hannesson (position will not need to be filled based on anticipated enrollment for FY19); noted state spelling bee finalists and FY19 Steve Dunn Writing training plans; reviewed AdvancEd activities to be conducted to prepare for November 2018 visitation team.
MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to accept the resignation of Mary Jo Hannesson, effective at the end of the 2017/18 school year. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment 115, attendance 94.506%; update on science position interview results: position offered/teaching contract and signing bonus contract issued to Daniel Grande; ITV Spanish to be discontinued for the 2018/19 school year; reported on other activities: Remembrance Day activities held in memory of FL school-shooting students, Knowledge Bowl (April 5) and school carnival (April 6), National Honor Society induction banquet (March 19), regional vocal contest (March28), April/May 2018 state assessment schedule for 7th, 8th, and 10th grades.
MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the teaching contract and the signing bonus contract of $4,500 over 3 years issued to Daniel Grande. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedyyes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).
Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: Cooperative agreement signed with Wolford Public School to allow student to participate in NDHS Clay Target League (non-school affiliation); head/assistant/JH track coaches’ salaries per the extracurricular salary schedule will be pooled and split equally three ways ($1,966.67 each) in lieu of the scheduled payment amounts for each position (per coaches’ request).

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Policy reviews – Second reading for policy FFA – STUDENT ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG USE/ABUSE as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services. North Star policy incorporates the following options: North Star Public School District #10 inserted where appropriate to replace all [Name of District]; Reporting Violations section includes [or Superintendent]; Violation section does not include OPTION 1 or OPTION 2; Intervention section does not include either bracketed sentence (re: requiring therapy at school district expense and providing follow-up counseling) ; Policy
Implementation section includes the entire first and second paragraphs and the first sentence of the third paragraph of the bracketed section; remainder of third paragraph is “Students will be given a copy of the standards of conduct and the statement of sanctions required concerning the possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol. Compliance with these standards of conduct is mandatory.” Added fourth paragraph: “The standards of conduct and the statement of sanctions required concerning the possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol of will be made available to parents and employees upon request.” Copy of complete proposed North Star Policy FFA is in Dropbox
MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Todd Oakland, to approve the second reading of North Star Policy FFA – Student Alcohol & Other Drug Use/Abuse. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedy-yes, Nicholasyes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).
Reviewed policy ABBA-NORTH DAKOTA’S COMPREHENSIVE MODEL SCHOOL POLICY FOR TOBACCO USE as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services.
MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to rescind Board Policy ABBA NORTH STAR COMPREHENSIVE MODEL TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOL POLICY Amended 10/22/14, and to adopt ABBA-NORTH DAKOTA’S COMPREHENSIVE MODEL SCHOOL POLICY FOR TOBACCO USE as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, inserting “North Star Public School District #10” to replace [Name of District] on page 2, and to waive the second reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star Board Policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).
Discussed North Star School Loan Forgiveness Application/program provisions; reviewed tuition agreement for North Star student to attend Williston Public School and Grand Forks Public School approval of open enrollment application from North Star student. Reviewed discussion topics covered at Emergency Planning Meeting including lockdown procedures, school administration of Narcan in case of opioid overdose, and School Resource Officers; visitor Sherry Walters presented information to the board on Narcan administration and Bob Kennedy presented possible options for law officer presence in the school; March 5th storm day will be made up on April 2nd; increase in pre-school grant funding requires revenue budget revision; technology equipment purchases to be covered by erate application will be ordered April 1st; notification received from NDDPI of North compliance with performance indicators evaluated on the Annual Performance Report .
MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters, to approve the tuition agreement for North Star high school student to attend Williston Public School District. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).
MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to increase the FY18 ECE grant revenue by $14,000 to a total of $28,000 and the total general fund revenue budget to $3,661,038.24 . MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde absent).

Old Business: Update on bus repairs; Long Term Planning Meeting set for April 18 at 7 p.m. in room 101; filing deadline for school board candidacy is April 9th.

New Business: Downspout ice jams caused roof leaks; Tecta American will evaluate roof condition later this spring/summer; teacher contracts to be issued no later than April 16th to be returned by April 30th; negotiations for administrative contracts and ancillary staff wage increase determination to be held after April board meeting (John Peters, Todd Oakland, Bob Kennedy are on negotiating committee).
Next meeting set for Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (regular board meeting) and 7:00 pm (Long Term Planning meeting).