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April Breakfast Menu

APRIL BREAKFAST 2018

April 2
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 3
Cheese Omelets, Toast, Fruit, Juice

April 4
Pancakes, Sausage, Fruit, Juice

April 5
Oatmeal with Blueberries, Toast, Fruit, Juice

April 6
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 9
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 10
Sausage Omelets, Juice, Fruit

April 11
Waffles, Sausage, Fruit, Juice

April 12
Boiled Eggs with Toast, Fruit, Juice

April 13
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 16
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 17
Breakfast Burritos, Fruit, Juice

April 18
French Toast, Sausage, Fruit, Juice

April 19
Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Fruit, Juice

April 20
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 23
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

April 24
Cheese Omelets, Toast, Juice, Fruit

April 25
Pancakes, Sausage, Juice, Fruit

April 26
Oatmeal with Blueberries, Toast, Juice, Fruit

April 27
No School

April 30
Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk, Fruit
Yogurt or Smoothie

Day #142 @ NS 3.27.2018

Tuesday March 27, 2018                                                                                                 Day #142 (A)

-There will be a parent/coach track meeting today at 5:30 PM in room 101.

-Vocal music contest will be held here tomorrow.

-Boys’ golf meeting tomorrow at 3:45 PM, room to be determined.

-Honor Society, SADD, and FCCLA will meet on Thursday at 8:00 AM in room 102.

-Baseball parent/coach meeting on Thursday at 5:15 PM at the armory.

-There is no school on Friday, but there is school on Monday April 2nd.

-There were 67 tallies from Friday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Chinese Chicken, Fried Rice, Stir Fry Veggies, and Fortune Cookies

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – French Toast and Sausage

Birthdays –  Zach Henrikson

Day #141 NS 3.26.2018

Monday March 26, 2018                                                                                                  Day #141 (B)

-State Spelling Bee is today in Bismarck.  Good luck to Dawson W and Danielle H.

-Girls’ golf meeting today after school in room 103.

-There will be a parent/coach track meeting tomorrow at 5:30 PM in room 101.

-Vocal music contest will be held here on Wednesday.

-Boys’ golf meeting on Wednesday at 3:45 PM, room to be determined.

-Honor Society, SADD, and FCCLA will meet on Thursday, March 29th at 8:00 AM in room 102.

-Baseball parent/coach meeting on Thursday at 5:15 PM at the armory.

-Congratulations to Stephanie M for being name to the First Team All-State for GBB.

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

-There were 83 tallies from Friday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

-Baseball practice will being at 3:45 p.m. today.

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

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Scrambled Eggs

Birthdays –  Emrie Dilley

Day #140 @ NS 3.23.2018

Friday March 23, 2018                                                                                                    Day #140 (A)

-Speech Meet in Glenburn tomorrow, start time is now 10:00 AM.

-There is an after-prom party sign-up sheet in the office for students in grades 9-12.  Students that are planning on going need to be signed up by the end of the day today so items for the after-prom party may be ordered.

-Girls’ golf meeting after school on Monday in room 103.

-There will be a parent/coach track meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 PM in room 101.

-Vocal music contest will be held here on Wednesday.

-Boys’ golf meeting on Wednesday at 3:45 PM, room to be determined.

-Baseball parent/coach meeting on Thursday at 5:15 PM at the armory.

-There were 67 tallies from yesterday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Vegetarian Chili, Hot Dogs, and French Fries

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

Birthdays –  Carley Moore, Halle Schuler, and Carol Falde (Sunday)

Weekly Activities Schedule (March 26-31)

North Star Bearcats/Weekly Practice & Game Schedule

March 26-31

North Star JH/HS Track Schedule

Monday       March 26     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Tuesday      March 27     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym) Parent/Coach Mtg (5:30 PM)

Wednesday  March 28     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Thursday     March 29     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Gym)

Friday           March 30     Practice       No Practice

North Star HS Baseball Schedule

Monday       March 26     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Tuesday      March 27     No Practice

Wednesday  March 28     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Thursday     March 29     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:15 PM (Armory) Parent/Coach Mtg (5:15 PM)

Friday          March 30     No Practice

North Star Girls Golf Schedule

Monday       March 26     Meeting at 3:30 PM

North Star Boys Golf Schedule

Wednesday  March 28     Meeting at 3:45 PM

Elementary Girls’ Open Gym

Monday       March 26     Open Gym   6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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  

November 15, 2017 School Board Minutes

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in North Star Room 101.

PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, John Peters, Brett Thomas; Administration – Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson VISITORS: None Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. There were no additions to the agenda.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve the minutes of the October 18, 2017 regular meeting. Motion carried (all voting aye).

MOTION by Todd Oakland, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the November 2017 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

Monthly financial reports were reviewed.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held: Enrollment – 183, attendance-97.58%; reviewed ESSA information; reported 90% parent teacher conference attendance.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment – 117, attendance 95.5%; reviewed ESSA information; reported on parent teacher conference attendance (52%) and upcoming activities.

Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: discussed webcasting equipment needs (JP’s computer) and proposed payments to Tammy Haugen for FB and VB webcasting (to be made immediately if fee schedule is approved by Tammy); no applicants for speech advisor but Vickie Jacksen may consider filling the position.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Presented foundation aid revenue budget revision and FY19 school calendar for board approval; NS received certificate of approval re: DPI public school requirements; reported on new copier lease, ADA compliance for school website, training for background checks, and tuition payment to be made for NS student.

MOTION made by Jeana Jorde, seconded by Brett Thomas, to increase the FY18 foundation aid revenue budget by $12,203.38 to a total of $2,189,031.94 and the total general fund revenue budget to $3,640,196.24. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksenyes.

MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters, to approve FY19 Calendar #2 (8/22 start date, 2-week Christmas break, 2-day Easter break, 5/23 end date). MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedyyes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Old Business: Equipment at the Armory has been added to NDIRF F&T policy.
New Business: School lunch program review scheduled for December 7; raffle fundraiser (Carson Wentz jersey) is being conducted for North Star Scholarship Fund; $500 grant received from Cando Connection for North Star Scholarship Fund; superintendent evaluation has been completed.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve superintendent evaluation.

MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:04 p.m.

February 21, 2018 School Board Minutes

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in North Star Room 101.

PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, John Peters, Brett Thomas; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. VISITORS: None.
Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. No changes were made to the agenda.

MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to approve the minutes of the January 17, 2018 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

MOTION by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve the February 2018 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).
Monthly financial reports were reviewed.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the 9/30/17 pledge of securities from American Bank Center and the 12/31/17 pledges of securities from Ramsey Bank and First State Bank of Cando. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports:

Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held: Enrollment 178, attendance 96.34%; requested an increase in LRSE social work services for the 2018-2019 school year; reported on spelling bee and preschool screening results and ECE grant funding increase; reviewed AdvancEd school improvement strategies.

MOTION by John Peters, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to increase the LRSE elementary counselor contracted time for 2018/19 school year from 1.5 days per week to 2 days per week. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jordeyes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment 115, attendance 93.812%; update on science position applications/interview plans; reported on other activities/updates: senior class CTE day, Tech Ed teacher back at work, parent teacher conference attendance, staff member participation in ND education standards development meetings, upcoming Knowledge Bowl and Robotics competitions, ongoing schoolwide RESPECT challenge.

Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: Discussed 2018-19 BBB and GBB schedules; presented/discussed information on new gym mats to be paid for primarily by the Booster Club: board consensus was to display North Star mat on west wall and Bearcats mat on east wall; school will share half the cost of a used four-wheeler purchased by Cando Baseball Association (total cost: $1200/North Star share: $600) to be paid from the General Fund.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Policy reviews – Reviewed/discussed current and updated policy FFA – STUDENT ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG USE/ABUSE as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services. North Star policy will incorporate the following options: North Star Public School District #10 to be inserted where appropriate to replace all [Name of District]; Reporting Violations section to include [or Superintendent]; Violation section will not include OPTION 1 or OPTION 2; Intervention section will not include either bracketed sentence (re: requiring therapy at school district expense and providing follow-up counseling) ; Policy Implementation section will include the entire first and second paragraphs and the first sentence of the third paragraph of the bracketed section; remainder of third paragraph to be “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.” Add 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.” Policy FFA will have 2nd reading at March meeting.

Reviewed updated policy KAAA-VISITORS IN THE SCHOOLS as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services.
MOTION by John Peters, seconded by Brett Thomas, to rescind Board Policy KAAA Amended 5/18/11, and to adopt KAAA-VISITORS IN THE SCHOOLS as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, including bracketed sentence in Policy Violation section as follows: “The Superintendent may periodically request a summary. . .”, 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: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes

Reported on: anticipated cost for student at Harmony House, 2018/19 NESC commitment, fire alarm inspection (report in Dropbox), new lockdown procedures/philosophy, new loan forgiveness program for teachers requiring school districts to apply for funds (instead of teachers), shared link to substance abuse video with a request from Towner County Public Health for board to view video. Reviewed two tuition agreements for North Star students to attend Munich and Williston schools; action on Williston agreement was tabled until March meeting.

MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to approve a tuition free agreement for North Star high school student to attend Munich Public School. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedyyes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Old Business: Elementary hallway camera has been installed. Reviewed estimate for windows for north side of elementary building. Reviewed and discussed bids received from Harlow’s and Trucks of Bismarck for new school bus. Superintendent evaluation was reviewed.
MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to accept Harlow’s bid dated February 14, 2018 of $55,125 for 2018 Chevy/Collins 30 passenger school bus with specs as listed. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jordeyes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

MOTION by Brett Thomas, seconded by Todd Oakland, was made to accept the February superintendent evaluation. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

New Business: Brenna Bulman and Stephanie Miller presented proposed itinerary/chaperones for 2018 senior class trip and requested use of a school vehicle for transportation. (Senior Trip information was presented at meeting after Elementary Principal report.) Reviewed list of potential buildings and grounds projects developed at February 8th Building and Grounds Committee meeting. Reviewed school board election calendar, deadlines and open board positions for 2018.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 9:02 p.m.

January 17, 2018 School Board Minutes

01 Jan 17, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes
NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING JANUARY 17, 2018

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in North Star Room 101.
PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, Brett Thomas; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. ABSENT: John Peters VISITORS: None.

Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Item 8.f. Policies ABDA was added to the agenda.

MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the minutes of the December 21, 2017 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the January 2018 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).
Monthly financial reports were reviewed.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held: Enrollment 177 (loss of 8 students), attendance 96.8%; reviewed information re: ECE grant payment request, February 21 preschool screening and 2018/19 projected kindergarten enrollment; service dog to begin training/working with 3rd grade class.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment 117 (loss of 3 students), attendance 94.662%; reviewed policy revision re: distance learning courses enrollment, temporary placement of Tech Ed students in alternate classes during instructor’s medical leave, tentative off campus student activities during March 28 vocal music contest to be held at North Star. AdvancEd parent survey with participation prize drawing will be conducted during February 8th PT conferences. Presented letter of resignation from Mason Haley (JH Science); position will be advertised immediately; Jay Nicholas will represent board on interview committee.
MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Brett Thomas, to accept resignation of Mason Haley effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oaklandyes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).

Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: Have begun preliminary scheduling for next year.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Sophomore class to take CPR/AED/First Aid training class on February 13; custodian has returned to work with restricted duties; kitchen health inspection report was shared; discussed scheduling for long term planning meeting: to be held on April 18 at 7 p.m. as a special meeting following the regular monthly board meeting to be held at 4 p.m. (revised time). Reviewed website accessibility policy ABDA and accompanying board regulations.

MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Brett Thomas, to adopt ABDA – ACCESSIBILITY POLICY as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, inserting North Star Public School District #10 as the [Name of District], and to waive the second reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).

MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to adopt ABDA-BR1 – WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, and to waive the second reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).

MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to adopt ABDA-BR2 – WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY CONCERNS, COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, and to waive the second
reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jordeyes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent)

Old Business: Last notice re: NDSBA negotiations seminar; windows for north side of elementary building will be ordered when they go on sale: payment to be made from Building Fund when received/Cando Lumber will store until installation date; discussed progress re: new bus purchase – Feb/March order date required to guarantee new bus delivery date in August; will obtain quotes from Hartley’s and Harlow’s with school spec list.

New Business: Presented NDTC quote for camera installation in upstairs elementary hallway; need to consider replacing sinks and pipes in HS girls bathroom per Glenn Johnson; superintendent evaluation forms are to be completed by board members and returned to board president by February 19; have new bus driver candidate (waiting on background check results).

Next meeting set for Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

Day #139 @ NS 3.22.2018

Thursday March 22, 2018                                                                                               Day #139 (B)

-Speech practice today at 3:30 PM.  Speech Meet in Glenburn on Saturday they will leave at 6:15 AM.

-There is an after-prom party sign-up sheet in the office for students in grades 9-12.  Students that are planning on going need to be signed up by the end of the day tomorrow so items for the after-prom party may be ordered.

-Girls’ golf meeting after school on Monday in room 103.

-There will be a parent/coach track meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 PM in room 101.

-Vocal music contest will be held here on Wednesday.

-Boys’ golf meeting on Wednesday at 3:45 PM, room to be determined.

-There were 125 tallies from yesterday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Breakfast for lunch (Miss Hannesson’s 3rd grade class)

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

Birthdays – 

Day #138 @ NS 3.21.2018

Wednesday March 21, 2018                                                                                                        Day #138 (A)

-Congratulations to the following for being named to the Knowledge Bowl team.  In the JH: Gracie M, Lindsey N, Danielle H, Alliana F, and Dawsin W, with Grant H as the alternate.  In the HS: Brenna B, Stephanie M, Keaton K, Mya H, and Olivia R, with Gavin M as the alternate.

-Speech picture tomorrow during Bearcat Period.  Speech Meet in Glenburn on Saturday they will leave at 6:15 AM.

-There were 34 tallies from yesterday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Chicken Burgers, Baked Beans, and Potato Wedges

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Sausage Omelets

Birthdays –  Taylor Lloyd and Elizabeth Rider