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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

April lunch menus

APRIL LUNCH 2018

April 2
Mashed Potato Bowl, Biscuits, Fruit

April 3
Beef Tacos, Refried Beans, Chips and Salsa, Fruit

April 4
Chicken Pasta Supreme, Carrots, Fruit

April 5
Pork Roast, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Buns, Fruit

April 6
Chicken Tortilla Soup, Assorted Sandwiches, Crackers, Fresh Veggies, Fruit

April 9
Chicken Strips, Plain Rice or Rice Pilaf, Broccoli Blend, Fruit

April 10
Sub Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Fries, Fruit

April 11
Chili, Cornbread, Fresh Veggies, Fruit

April 12
Turkey, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Corn, Buns, Fruit

April 13
Lasagna Hot Dish, Broccoli Blend, Fruit

April 16
Twisted Chicken Alfredo, Peas, Fruit

April 17
Nachos with Ground Beef, Corn, Breadsticks, Fruit

April 18
Chicken Quesadillas, Refried Beans, Mexican Rice, Fruit

April 19
BBQ Sandwiches, French Fries, Fresh Veggies, Fruit

April 20
Baked Potato Bar, Buns, Fresh Veggies, Fruit

April 23
Chicken Nuggets, Rice or KoosKoos, Broccoli Blend, Fruit

April 24
Taco Grinders, Potato wedges, Apple Crisp

April 25
Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Baked Beans, French Fries, Fruit

April 26
Meatballs in Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Buns, Fruit

April 27
No School

April 30
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Corn, Breadsticks, Fruit

Day #137 @ NS 3.20.2018

Tuesday March 20, 2018                                                                                                 Day #137 (B)

-Congratulations to Madyson S, Garyn H, Olivia R, and Jasmine H for being inducted into the Honor Society last evening.

-Juniors are taking the ACT test this morning.

-A joint SADD/FCCLA/Honor Society meeting tomorrow at 8:00 AM in room 102.

-Speech picture on Thursday during Bearcat Period.  Speech Meet in Glenburn on Saturday.

-There were 60 tallies from yesterday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Cheese Ravioli with Meat Sauce and Green Beans

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Waffles and Sausage

Birthdays – 

Day #136 @ NS 3.19.2018

Monday March 19, 2018                                                                                                 Day #136 (A)

-The last quarter begins today.

-Track for the varsity will begin today and next Monday for the JH.

-Speech practice today at 3:30 PM.

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

-Juniors will be taking the ACT Test tomorrow starting at 8:00 AM.  Juniors need to arrive before 8:00 AM.

-A joint SADD/FCCLA/Honor Society meeting on Wednesday at 8:00 AM in room 102.

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

-There were 60 tallies from Thursday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Mashed Potato Bowl and Biscuits

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Boiled Eggs and Smoothies

Birthdays –  Rogue Stephens and Emma Olsen

NS Weekly Activities Schedule

North Star Bearcats/Weekly Practice & Game Schedule

March 19-24

North Star JH/HS Track Schedule

Monday       March 19     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Varsity Only)(Gym)

Tuesday      March 20     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Varsity Only)(Gym)

Wednesday  March 21     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Varsity Only)(Gym)

Thursday     March 22     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Varsity Only)(Gym)

Friday           March 23     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Varsity Only)(Gym)

North Star HS Baseball Schedule

Monday       March 19     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Tuesday      March 20     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Wednesday  March 21     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Thursday     March 22     Practice       4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Armory)

Friday          March 23     No Practice

North Star Girls Golf Schedule

Has not started yet

North Star Boys Golf Schedule

Has not started yet

Elementary Girls’ Open Gym

Tuesday      March 20     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 (Track)          303-0497/303-0111

Jesse Vote (Baseball)                                      740-2903

Barry Heisler (Boys Golf)                             303-0351

Chad Staus (Girls Golf)                                 238-4186  

Day #134 @ NS 3.15.2018

Thursday March 15, 2018                                                                                               Day #134 (B)

-The third nine weeks ends today (No School tomorrow).

-The last day of the city bus route is today.

-Yearbook group picture is today at 10:10 AM in the gym.

-Track for the varsity will begin on Monday and on March 26th for the JH.

-Sign-up sheets for both girls’ and boys’ golf in the office.

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

-Juniors will be taking the ACT Test on Tuesday starting at 8:00 AM.  Juniors need to arrive before 8:00 AM.

-Awesome job on the “Kindness Chain” yesterday.

-There were 48 tallies yesterday. Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, and Stuffing

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

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

Day #133 @ NS 3.14.2018

Wednesday March 14, 2018                                                                                                        Day #133 (A)

-All staff meeting today in the band room at 3:30 PM.

-The third nine weeks ends tomorrow (No School on Friday).

-The last day of the city bus route is tomorrow.

-Today will be Remembrance Day for the victims of the school in Florida.  Students are asked to wear orange, at 10:00 AM students will write on a chain link, acts of kindness and this chain will be placed in the lobby, and during Bearcat period the JH/HS students will extend their walking time to 17 minutes.  Students report to your Bearcat room for instructions.

-Yearbook group picture is tomorrow at 10:10 AM in the gym.

-Track for the varsity will begin on March 19th and on March 26th for the JH.

-Sign-up sheets for both girls’ and boys’ golf in the office.

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

-There were 32 tallies yesterday.  We are now at 1342.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Beef Tacos, Refried Beans, Chips, and Salsa

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Oatmeal with blueberries and smoothies

Birthdays – 

Day #132 @ NS 3.13.2018

Tuesday March 13, 2018                                                                                                 Day #132 (B)

-GBB players 8-12 need to turn in their practice jerseys to Mrs. Vote.

-All staff meeting tomorrow in the band room at 3:30 PM.

-The third nine weeks ends on Thursday (No School on Friday).

-The last day of the city bus route is Thursday.

-Tomorrow will be Remembrance Day for the victims of the school in Florida.  Students are asked to wear orange, at 10:00 AM students will write on a chain link, acts of kindness and this chain will be placed in the lobby, and during Bearcat period the JH/HS students will extend their walking time to 17 minutes.

-Yearbook group picture is on Thursday at 10:10 AM in the gym.

-Track for the varsity will begin on March 19th and on March 26th for the JH.

-Sign-up sheets for both girls’ and boys’ golf in the office.

-There were 80 tallies yesterday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Ham and Cheese Sandwiches and Sweet Potato Fries

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Pancakes, Sausage, and Smoothies

Birthdays –