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CLAYTON RIDGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS WORK SESSION

March 13, 2019

 

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held a work session on March 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM  in the Clayton Ridge Elementary Library, Garnavillo.Board members in attendance were Jason Reimer, Mike Finnegan, John Heying, Kathy Ihde, Ellen Johnson, and Alicia Helle. Christine Aulwes was absent.Also in attendance were Superintendent Shane Wahls, Principal Andy Reimer, and Board Secretary David Schlueter

 

Agenda:       A. 2019-20 Budget Planning

                    B. Review proposed 2019-2020 School Calendar

 

Work session adjourned at 6:50 PM.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

March 13, 2019

 

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on March 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Clayton Ridge Elementary Library, Garnavillo.

PUBLIC HEARING: 2019-20 District Calendar

A public hearing on the 2019-20 district calendar was opened at 7:00 PM. There were no comments from the public. The hearing was closed at 7:01 PM.

Call to Order/Roll Call

President John Heying called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  Other members in attendance were Reimer, Finnegan, Ihde, Johnson, and Helle. Aulwes was absent.

Also in attendance were Sarah Zahradnik, Kathy Connelly, Sara Lawrence, Brenda Bodish, Laurie Smith, Jackson Smith, Steve Hoff, Shane Wahls, Andy Peterson, and David Schlueter.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve the agenda.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports / Communication

Iowa Virtual Academy Head of Schools Steve Hoff and K12 Inc’s Finance Manager Ed DePersis (via conference call) presented a financial summary of the Iowa Virtual Academy for FY18 and FY19.

The elementary reading team presented their recommendation for a new K-5 reading curriculum for the 2019-20 school year and discussed the process used to make their recommendation.

IAVA Head of Schools Steve Hoff reported on enrollments, retention rates, testing plans, service learning projects, registration, hiring plans, and ESSA team meetings.

Principal Andy Peterson reported on assessments scheduling, the social media coordinator position, Spring conferences, upcoming track meets, and the new CNC router in the industrial tech classroom.

Board members congratulated alumni Ryan Parker and Ashley Hess. Parker is head boys basketball coach for Oskaloosa High School, which won the 2019 state championship. Hess is a teacher at Easton Valley Schools whose students participated in a Washington DC spelling bee. Board members also discussed the selection process for the seniors participating in the “Head of the Class” and the governor’s breakfast; and the code of conduct policy and how it relates to anonymously submitted pictures and phone calls.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Ihde and second by Helle to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2019 regular board meeting and work session and the March 1 special board meeting; February financial statements; listing of invoices; and additional pay requests totaling $258.65. Motion carried unanimously.

New Business

1. Approve 2019-2020 District Calendar

Motion by Helle and second by Reimer to approve the 2019-2020 district calendar as presented by Superintendent Wahls. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Employment

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to hire Rick Kolbet as 6-12 Math PLC Strategist for 2019-20. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Helle and second by Reimer to transfer Michelle Hansel to Grade 4 for 2019-2020. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ihde and second by Finnegan  to transfer Lori Bunting to Special Education Instructional Coach for 2019-20, pending replacement of her teacher position. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to table the hiring of an Elementary Special Education Teacher for 2019-20. Motion carried unanimously.

3. Approve Lane Change Request

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve a lane change request from Rhea Cano to the MA+10 lane on the 2019-20 salary schedule. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Open Enrollments

Motion by Reimer and second by Ihde to approve an open enrollment application for Ana Hauschild to attend Central. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to deny 5 open enrollment applications to attend the Iowa Virtual Academy. Motion carried unanimously.

5. Reading Curriculum

Motion by Johnson and second by Finnegan to approve the Wonders reading curriculum for 2019-20. Motion carried unanimously.

6. 2019-20 Budget Public Hearing

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to set the 2019-20 Budget Public Hearing for April 11, 2019, 7:00 PM, Elementary Library, Garnavillo.  Motion carried unanimously.

7. Facility Use Agreement

Motion by Helle and second by Johnson to approve a Facility Use Agreement with Clayton County Sexual Assault Response Team. Motion carried unanimously.

8. Fund Transfer

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to approve fund transfer of $20,000 from Sales Tax Fund to Capital Projects-2018 Building Fund. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to adjourn the meeting at 9:03 PM. Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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