Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
September 8, 2003

School Board Minutes
September 8, 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 8H DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2003. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Erickson, Dunwoody, Royer, Steen, and Aaker. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Jewett, Hood, Leikvold, Seyer, Riedel, Soriano, and Fridell. Also present were: Kris Garlick-Beaty, Paula Farley, Katherine Witt, Michael Hobert, April Kleinschmidt, Mary VanDerVorst, Sheila Carlson, Kris Hayes, Angie Langenfeld, Connie Auer, Dan Holben, Connie Sheahan, Julie Reinert, Abby Helling, Lisa Merchen, Kathy Christensen, Carlene Schlup, Nadene Harr, Nona Rath, Aaron Nida, Sue Hall-Martin, Sandy Nichols, Katie Wilson, Rachel Trummer, Carol Sander, Erin E. Jankord, Jan Goodrich, Bonnie Langum, Pam Gillespie, Dee DeWain, Jerry Krambeck, Kim Hamilton, Michal O’Neal, and Sherry Ewing.

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 Steen and carried to approve the agenda.

Hank Fridell, Paul Soriano, Tom Riedel, and Dan Leikvold introduced the new staff members in their respective buildings.

Kathy Hood recognized the teachers who have achieved the training goal of 100 hours of the Black Hills Science Teacher Project.

Dave Peters provided information on Fall enrollment numbers, class size, and also budgetary implications.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Royer and carried to approve the following consent agenda.

     A. Approved the exemption for 11 elementary students, 5 Middle School and 5 High School students to attend home          school (Code 003-908-80 through 003-908-94).
     B. Approve the request for an open enrollment student from Lead/Deadwood to return to the Lead/Deadwood School          District.
     C. Personnel (All hires contingent on successful completion of background check).
         1. Approved the appointment of Angie Heidegger as a Middle School/High School SPED ESP, 6.5 hours per day,              Level 0 $6.45 per hour, effective 9/9/03.
         2. Accepted the resignation of Warren Young Teammates Coordinator.
         3. Approved the appointment of Lynnett Rotert as Teammates Coordinator, $10 per hour, not to exceed
            10 hours per week.
        4. Approved the coaching appointments for:

  a. Nate Vogel 9th Boys BB Level 6 $2352.50
  b. Doug Dexheimer Girls Tennis Level 8 $3062.50
  c. Dennis Walkins Drama Tech. Level 2 $  784.00
  d. Sarah Dittman JV Volleyball Level 7 $2793.00
  e. Bryan Heck Soph. Volleyball Level 7 $2793.00
  f. Pamela Waterson Cheerleading Advisor Level 9 $3552.50
  g. Megan Rapp Soph. Girls BB Level 8 $3062.50
  h. Melissa Christensen JV Girls BB Level 8 $3062.50
  i. Monty McNabb MS Football Level 4 $1592.50
  j. Travis Ladson MS Football Level 4 $1592.50
  k. Jim Dolezal MS Volleyball Level 4 $1592.50
  l. Janelle Skaggs MS Volleyball Level 4 $1592.50
  m. Anna Fischer MS Volleyball Level 4 $1592.50
  n. Mitch Moe MS Volleyball Level 4 $1592.50
  o. Tom Mead MS Knowledge Bowl Level 2 $  784.00

Dave Peters presented information on other ESD+6 schools concerning their policy on non-accredited schooling.

Discussion was held on the advertisement that would congratulate staff for the Spring test performance.

Jerry Krambeck voiced concern about the Boards decision to move the discus and shot put platforms to Riddel Field, the current Legion baseball field. He would like time to come up with an alternate plan rather than tearing down the existing field.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Royer to approve the August 11th and 25th minutes.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen to approve the bills and financial statement.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 6:12 p.m.

Ed Erickson, President ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

2005 Spearfish School District
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