Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
August 25, 2003

School Board Minutes
Unapproved
August 25, 2003


A REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF SPEARFISH SCHOOL DISTRICT 40-2, LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, WAS HELD AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING ON THE 25H DAY OF AUGUST, 2003. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Erickson, Dunwoody, Steen, and Aaker. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Jewett, Hood, Leikvold, Seyer, and Fridell. Also present were: Kris Garlick and Jan Kaus.

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

President Erickson called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Erickson led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the agenda.

Jerry Krambeck presented the first check to the School Board for the sale of the old football field property.

Dan Leikvold addressed the Board on the issue of non-accredited programs. Brad Larsen and Dave Samuelson contributed their thoughts and ideas from the audience.

Joint convention update was presented by Don Aaker and Dave Peters.

David Jewett updated the Board on the results of the testing that the students took part in this past year.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to commend and thank all staff members for their efforts in providing the motivation and instruction necessary for our students to continue to excel in their academic endeavors, as exemplified by the results of the SAT 10 and DSTEP exams this past Spring.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to declare a list of property surplus for the coming auction in September.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the tentative agreement between the Board and SCEA.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the following consent agenda.

     A.   Approved the exemption for 18 elementary students, 10 Middle School and 6 High School students to attend home             school (Code 003-825-44 through 003-825-76).
     B.  Personnel (All hires contingent on successful completion of background check).
          1. Approved the teaching contract for Diane Wendt, .5 FTE Title 1 teacher at East, BS-7, 16 grad hours, $15,215.73.
          2. Accepted the resignation of Jamie Pence, West ESP.
          3. Approved the appointment of Krystal Rogers, Middle School secretary, 8hr/day, 10 months, General Secretary               Level 5, $8.38/hr., effective 8/26/03, replacing Tammy McDaniel.
          4. Approved the appointment of Erin Jankord, East/West Copy Clerk, Level 0 $6.70/hr.
          5. Approved the appointment of the following ESPs.
             a.  Katherine Witt             East Regular              3.5 hr/day                       Level 0 $6.45/hr.
             b.  Kris Hayes                  West SPED               6.5 hr/day                       Level 5 $8.13/hr.
             c.  Laura DeWain             West Regular             6.0 hr/day                       Level 1 $6.85/hr.
             d.  Norma Wolff               MS Regular               7.5 hr/day                       Level 5 $8.13/hr.
             e.  Loren Hill                    MS Regular                6.8 hr/day                       Level 4 $7.79/hr
             f.  Angela McKee             HS SPED                  6.5 hr/day                       Level 3 $7.45/hr
        6. Approved the coaching appointments for the following:
            John Rounds                     Asst. Varsity Football                    Level 7 $2793
            Tim Cooper                      Asst. 9th Football                          Level 5 $1960
            Melissa Christensen          9th Volleyball                                 Level 6 $2352
            Megan Rapp                    9th Volleyball                                 Level 6 $2352

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to adjourn the meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.

Ed Erickson, President ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

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