School Board Minutes
October 11, 2005
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 11TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2005. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: Vice President Steen, Aslesen, and Aaker. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Pearce, Morford, Seyer, Riedel, Clark, and Soriano. Also present were: Heather Ziegenbein, Jan Kaus, Steve Hoffman, Mindy Capp, Darlene Kaye Telkamp, Ray Telkamp, Bob Daczewitz, Hali Triscon, Dan Martin, Tiffany Humbracht, Aaron Jorgenson, Derek Dillman, Amanda Fremont, Ellie Cooch, Tad Johnson, and John Mele,
All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.
Vice President Steen called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Steen led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Aslesen and carried to approve the agenda.
There was no scheduled/unscheduled audience.
East Elementary Principal, Jeannie Clark, introduced Leslie Spears who led her East Elementary students’ performance.
West Elementary Principal, Paul Soriano, introduced kindergarten teachers Pam Ruhnow and Brandi Vavruska who presented various projects that their students had made.
Soriano also presented information on BHSU activity tickets.
Middle School Principal, Tom Riedel, recognized Darlene Telkamp for her History Teacher of the Year Award for South Dakota.
Riedel also presented Mindy Capp with her Prairie Wave Star Teacher Award.
Technology Coordinator Bob Dazcewitz provided information on various methods of internet protection that the district implements.
A list of the teachers who participated in the BLAHST program were recognized.
Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the plan to included interior cameras in the High School and Middle School hallways as finances allow.
Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Aslesen and carried to amend the Title II Part A grant in the general fund to reflect the $5,304.03 difference between the state’s numbers and our numbers.
Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the following
consent agenda with one addendum.
A. Approved certificate of exemption for 4 elementary, 8 middle school, and 1 high school student to attend home school.
(code 005-1011-076 to 005-1011-088.)
B. Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
1. Accepted resignation from the following
a. Erin Jankord, West Elementary ESP
b. Lann Shorb, West Elementary, ESP
c. Michelle Camarillo, East Elementary, Kitchen Staff
d. Nicloe Frank, High School, ESP
e. Lauren Clark-Hill, Middle School, ESP
2. Approved classified staff appointments for the following
a. Carla Moerike High School, ESP Level 3 $7.78
b. Cynthia Eide East Elementary, Kitchen Staff Level 5 $8.38
c. Winona Fischer West Elementary, SPED ESP Level 1 $7.05
d. Katie Quail Middle School, ESP Level 2 $7.38
e. Galen Searles Temp. West Elem. Lunch Duty $6.25
3. Approved coaching appointments for the following
a. Sarah Heilman Middle School Volleyball Level 4 $1625
Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Aslesen and carried to approve the September 12th minutes.
Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Aslesen and carried to approve the bills and financial statement.
Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Aaker and carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
Dr. Randall Royer, President ________________________________________
Craig Crosswait, Business Manager ___________________________________
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