Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
November 24, 2003

School Board Minutes
November 24, 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 24TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2003. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Erickson, Dunwoody, Royer, Steen, and Aaker. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Hood, Jewett, Leikvold, Seyer, Riedel Soriano, and Fridell. Also present were: Kris Garlick Beaty, Michele Wager, Kris Hayes, Elise Sukstorf, Becky Sukstorf, Heather Bitson, Tricia Bickford, Anna Tescher, and Laurie Born.

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 Royer, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to approve the agenda.

David Jewett introduced three members of the East/West Special Education staff who presented a program on tracking student performance and their work with general education staff regarding students on IEP’s.

David Jewett also presented information on the recent Special Education review.

Dave Peters updated the Board on the regular School calendar and the three proposed options.

The policy committee meeting scheduled for December 4th will consider the following changes and or additions: Outstanding checks, Drug Free Work Place Policy, Suspension and Expulsion, Extra-Curricular Rules and Enforcement Procedure, Admission of Foreign Students, Alternative School Participation Policy, and three policies that require annual review, Employee Drug and Alcohol Policy, Student Alcohol Tobacco and other Drug Abuse Policy, Extracurricular Rules and Enforcement Procedure.

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

A. Approved the exemption for 1 kindergarten student, to attend home school (Code 003-1124-118).
B. Personnel (All hires contingent on successful completion of background check).
    1. Approved the appointment of Abby Helling as East Elementary ESP, 3.75 hours per day Level 3, $7.10 per hour,         effective December 1, 2003 replacing Summer Roberts.
    2. Resignation of Peony Hammerquist, West Elementary ESP, effective November 26, 2003.

    3. Approved the coaching appointments for the following:
       Matt Wipf             Asst. Varisty Wrestling             Level 4              $3062.50
       Kayle Bolke         9th Girls Basketball                   Level 6              $2352.00

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

The meeting adjourned at 6:03 p.m.

Ed Erickson, President ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

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