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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).

Day #172 @ NS 5.9.2018

Wednesday May 9, 2018                                                                                                  Day #172 (A)

-Congratulations to the elementary students and Mrs. Haraseth on a job well done last night at the concert.

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

-Tomorrow is the last day of Pre-School.

-Events tomorrow:

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

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 on Friday, they will leave at 6:00 AM.

-Technology meeting on Friday morning at 7:30 AM.

-JH Track meet in St. John on Friday 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 were handed out last week.  If you did not get one there are extra flyers outside the office.

-Congratulations to the girls’ golf team for placing third at yesterday’s meet.  Congratulations to Sydney and Madison P for placing in the top ten.

-Track results from yesterday: 1st – Destiny Discus; 3rd – 4x200m Owen, Grant, Isaiah, Garrett; 4th – Lindsey HJ, Owen 800m, Garrett 110H; 5th – Garrett 400m; 7th – Isaiah 110 H, Garrett 200m, Owen 400m; 8th – 4x100m Macie, Angelique, McKenley, Lindsey and 4x200m Macie, Addison, Dacotah, McKenley

-There were 43 tallies from yesterday.

-There are cookies in the main office for staff.

Lunch Menu – Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, and Buns

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Fruit, and Juice

Birthdays –

Day #171 @ NS 5.8.2018

Tuesday May 8, 2018                                                                                                       Day #171 (B)

-The elementary concert will be tonight at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-Girls’ golf meet in Park River today at 12:00 PM, they will leave at 9:30 AM, please excuse participants at 9:10 AM.

-JH track meet in Langdon today at 4:00 PM.  They will leave at 2:30 PM, please excuse participants at 2:10 PM.

-Wellness Meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM.

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

-Thursday is the last day of Pre-School.

-Events on Thursday:

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

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 on Friday, they will leave at 6:00 AM.

-Technology meeting on Friday morning at 7:30 AM.

-JH Track meet in St. John on Friday 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 were handed out last week.  If you did not get one there are extra flyers outside the office.

-Congratulations to the percussion group of Mya Halverson, Stephanie Miller, Mary Belzer, Danielle Hagler, Evelyn Sims, Madison LaLonde, Kinzley Knutson, Keaton Kvilvang, Mico Berg, Drew Nicholas, and Eliza Freund as they received an OP rating at the state music contest (state championship).

-Congratulations to the Boys’ golf team for their efforts yesterday.  Low score was Drew with a 91 and a top 10 finish.

-Track results from yesterday: 1st-Danielle LJ; 2nd-Bernadette 800m; 3rd- Danielle 100m, 4×400:Mary, Alaiyah, Danielle, and Bernadette; 6th-Cole 200m; 7th-Danielle 200m, 4×200:Mary, Gracie, Kaylen, and Alaiyah

-There are donuts in the office and teacher’s workroom, compliments of the North Star Honor Society, for all staff.

-There were 27 tallies from yesterday.

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

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

Birthdays – Macie Bercier

North Star Job Openings (5-7-2018)

The North Star School is looking for a Music Teacher for the 2018-19 school year.  The base salary is $43,000.  Benefits include a single insurance policy, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, professional leave, and the district pays 12.75% of TFFR.  Send a cover letter, transcripts, resume, copy of teaching license, and a list of three references to Supt Jeff Hagler, North Star School, Box 489, Cando, ND 58324 or email information to Jeffrey.hagler@k12.nd.us

The North Star School is looking for summer custodial help.  Flexible hours.  For an application or more information contact Supt Jeff Hagler at 701-968-4416 or Jeffrey.hagler@k12.nd.us

The North Star School is looking for two para-professionals for the 2018-19 school year.  For an application or more information contact Supt Jeff Hagler at 701-968-4416 or Jeffrey.hagler@k12.nd.us

Day #170 @ NS 5.7.2018

Monday May 7, 2018                                                                                                       Day #170 (A)

-Congratulations to the State Music Participants has they received 12 Stars on Saturday.  Those that went to state music will have a meeting in the Band room during Bearcat Period.

-Varsity track meet in Devils Lake today at 4:00 PM.  The bus will leave at 3:00 PM, please excuse participants at 2:40 PM.

-Boys’ golf meet today in Larimore at noon.  They will leave at 9:45 AM, please excuse participants at 9:25 AM.

– Baseball game today versus Northern Lights at 4:15 PM. Please excuse players at 3:00 PM.

-The elementary concert will be tomorrow at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-Girls’ golf meet in Park River tomorrow at 12:00 PM, they will leave at 9:30 AM, please excuse participants at 9:10 AM.

-JH track meet in Langdon tomorrow at 4:00 PM.  They will leave at 2:30 PM, please excuse participants at 2:10 PM.

-Wellness Meeting on Wednesday morning at 7:30 AM.

-Thursday is the last day of Pre-School.

-Events on Thursday:

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

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 on Friday, they will leave at 6:00 AM.

-Technology meeting on Friday morning at 7:30 AM.

-JH Track meet in St. John on Friday 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 were handed out last week.  If you did not get one there are extra flyers outside the office.

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

-There were 38 tallies from Friday.

Lunch Menu – Mashed Potato Bowl and Biscuits

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Breakfast Burritos, Juice, and Fruit

Birthdays –

Day #169 @ NS 5.4.2018

Friday May 4, 2018                                                                                              Day #169 (B)

-State music contest is in Bismarck tomorrow.  The participants will leave today at the end of 5th hour.

-The Just for Kix dancers will have their spring recital in the gym on Sunday at 4:00 PM.  The gym is closed on Sunday beginning at 1:00 PM.

-SADD Meeting on Monday at 8:00 AM in room 103.

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

-Congratulations to the boys’ golf team for their scores yesterday.  Drew was low with a 91.  Boys’ golf meet on Monday in Larimore at noon.  They will leave at 9:45 AM, please excuse participants at 9:25 AM.

-Congratulations to the baseball team for their win yesterday.  They will play on Monday at 4:15 PM versus Northern Lights.  Please excuse players at 3:00 PM.

-The elementary concert will be on Tuesday at 7:00 PM in the gym.

-Congratulations to the girls’ golf team for placing third at yesterday’s meet.  Sydney was low score and she placed 6th.  Girls’ golf meet in Park River on Tuesday at 12:00 PM, they will leave at 9:30 AM, please excuse participants at 9:10 AM.

-JH track meet in Langdon on Tuesday at 4:00 PM.  They will leave at 2:30 PM, please excuse participants at 2:10 PM.

-Elementary students at recess please stay away from the bike racks.

-There were 39 tallies from yesterday.

-Track results from yesterday:

1st – Danielle LJ and 200, Bernadette 1600 and 800, Garrett 400, Medley Relay Gracie, Lindsey, Danielle Bernadette

2nd – Danielle 100

3rd – Owen 400, Bernadette 200H, Gracie 200, Mary 400, Olivia HJ

4th – Mary 300H, Garrett 110H, Medley Relay Grant, Isaiah, Owen, Garrett

5th- Jacob Shot Put, Gracie LJ and 100, Mary 3200, Destiny Discus, Cole 400

6th – Cole 100, Macie 400, Jacob Discus, Destiny Short Put

7th – Isaiah 110H, Angelique 400, Olivia LJ, Grant Discus, Isaac Shot Put and Javelin, Kaylen 100H

8th – Kaylen 100, McKenley 100H, 4×100 Macie Addison McKenley Angelique

Lunch Menu – Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, and Biscuits

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

Birthdays – The Big Mac (50 years old); Elle Nicholas (Tomorrow); Rachel Hoover and Jessica Bertsch (Sunday)

Weekly Activities Schedule (May 7-12)

North Star Bearcats/Weekly Practice & Game Schedule

North Star JH/HS Track Schedule

Monday       May 7          Varsity Track at Devils Lake (4:00 PM)(Leave at 3:00 PM)

Tuesday      May 8          JH Track at Langdon (4:00 PM)(Leave at 2:30 PM)

Wednesday  May 9          Practice       3:45 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday     May 10        Varsity Track at Rugby (3:30 PM)(Leave at 2:15 PM)

Friday           May 11        JH Track at St. John (3:30 PM)(Leave at 2:00 PM)

North Star HS Baseball Schedule

Monday       May 7          Baseball vs Rolette (4:15 PM)

Tuesday      May 8          Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Baseball Field)

Wednesday  May 9          Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Baseball Field)

Thursday     May 10        Baseball vs Rugby (4:15 PM)

Friday          May 11        No Practice

North Star Girls Golf Schedule

Monday       May 7          Practice       3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday      May 8           Meet at Park River (12:00 PM)(Leave at 9:30 AM)

Wednesday  May 9           Practice       3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Friday          May 11        Practice       3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

North Star Boys Golf Schedule

Monday       May 7          Meet at Larimore (12:00 PM)(Leave at 9:45 AM)

Tuesday      May 8           Practice       4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Wednesday  May 9           Practice       4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday     May 10        Meet at Cavalier (12:00 PM)(Leave at 9:45 AM)

Friday          May 11        Practice        4:30 PM to 5:30 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  

Day #168 @ NS 5.3.2018

Thursday May 3, 2018                                                                                                     Day #168 (A)

-Boys’ golf at Langdon today at 11:00 AM, they will leave at 9:15 AM.

-Girls’ golf meet today in GF at 10:00 AM, they will leave before school starts.

-JH and Varsity track meet in St. John today at 2:30 PM, they will leave at 1:00 PM.

-Baseball game in Bottineau today at 4:15 PM, they will leave at 2:00 PM.

-North Star Scholarship meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM in the library.

-State music contest is in Bismarck on Saturday.  The participants will leave tomorrow at the end of 5th hour.

-The Just for Kix dancers will have their spring recital in the gym on Sunday at 4:00 PM.  The gym is closed on Sunday beginning at 1:00 PM.

-There were 43 tallies from yesterday.

Lunch Menu – Pork Roast, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, and Biscuits

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

Birthdays – Stephanie Miller