Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
Call to Order:
The Red Wing School Board held its regular meeting on September 5, 2017 in the RWHS Media Center. Board members, excluding board member Jones, Superintendent Karsten Anderson, staff and public were present. Chair Farrar called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Motion made by Borgschatz and seconded by Roe to approve the meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
2. Communications (Board Information and Scheduled Reports)
2.1 Recognitions and Upcoming Events
Several recognitions were shared with the school board.
2.2 Public Comment: None
2.3 Circle of Friends:
Kristin Bray, a teacher of RWHS, provided information about the Circle of Friends program.
2.4 Grants for Professional Development:
Kristin Bray, a teacher of RWHS, shared the learning experience using two grants for professional development.
2.5 Construction Update:
Superintendent Anderson provided an update about construction activities.
2.6 Strategic Plan Update:
Superintendent Anderson provided an update about the school districts strategic planning progress.
2.7 Operating Levy Update:
Superintendent Anderson provided an update about the upcoming operating levy referendum.
2.8 Reports and Committee Notes:
Committee meeting notes and reports were reviewed.
3.1 Consent Agenda:
Changes to the Consent Agenda (9-5-17)
New Hire: Vanessa Baker, Special Ed Para for RWHS, effective September 8, 2017 (due to resignation); Natalie Thyren, .5 FTE Music Teacher at Twin Bluff Middle School and RWHS, effective September 5, 2017 (new position).
1.Board minutes for August 21, 2017
2.Claims & Accounts for August 1, 2017-August 15, 2017
Fund 01 General Funds$771,139.55
Fund 02 Food Service8,409.88
Fund 03 Transportation9,732.83
Fund 04 Community Services18,936.21
Fund 05 Capital Expenditures53,691.11
Fund 06 Building Construction77,805.25
Fund 07 Debt Service1,750.00
Fund 08 Auxiliary 563.33
Fund 09 Trust Agency7,485.73
Fund 21 Student Activities 0.00
Fund 22 Clinic 6,143.50
Fund 45 OPEB Trust Fund 39,268.51
Fund 47 OPEB Debt Service 0.00
Fund 50 Student Activities 0.00
CREDIT CARD 0.00
Payroll August 15, 2017 $629,389.22
3.New Hire: Gabrielle Zuerlein, Special Ed Teacher at RWHS, effective 2017-18 school year (new position); Kristina Marler, Kindergarten Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective 2017-18 school year (new position); Jacob Rohl, Night Custodian at RWHS, effective August 23, 2017 (due to a transfer); Valerie Powers, Night Custodian at RWHS, effective September 1, 2017 (due to a transfer); Jade Rowell, Special Ed Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective 2017-18 school year (due to a reassignment).
4.Additional Hours: Cameron Riegelman, Parking Lot/Student Monitor at RWHS, effective September 6, 2017.
5.Resignation: Tim Ford, Special Ed Para at Burnside Elementary School, effective August 18, 2017; Jennie Wendland, Special Ed Para for Aquatic Therapy, effective August 23, 2017; Cheri Turcotte, Ed Assistant at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective August 27, 2017.
Motion made by Borgschatz and seconded by Christensen to approve the consent agenda as amended. Motion carried 6-0.
3.2 Change in RWHS Handbook:
Motion made by Christensen and seconded by Borgschatz to remove the academic eligibility section of the RWHS Student Handbook. Motion carried 6-0.
Chair Farrar reviewed the upcoming meetings.
Motion made by Christensen, second by Roe to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.
School Board Clerk