Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  

School Board Minutes
August 13, 2007

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 13TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2007. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Royer, Vice President Steen, Bressler, Krogstad, and Sleep. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Seyer, and Olson. Also present were: Jan Kaus, Heather Zingenbein, Penny Lensegrav, and Kris Hayes.

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

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

Royer led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the agenda with addendums.

There was no scheduled/unscheduled audience.

Buildings and Grounds Coordinator, Doug Deppe, updated the board on the summer projects.

Special Education Director, Keyra Comer, outlined the data from the Dakota Step and AYP report.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Steen and carried to change the board pay to $40 per board meeting and to $20 per committee meeting. Aye: Royer, Steen, Krogstad. Nay: Sleep, Bressler.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the consent agenda with changes and additions.

      A.  Approved certificates of exemption for 30 elementary, 10 middle school, and 6 high school students (codes 007-0813-006 - 007-0813-051
      B.  Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
           Approved the following positions:
           a. Chad Spear, HS Math, 1 FTE, (69 units) $31,000
           b. Shawn Huxtable, MS PE/ACE, 1 FTE (0 units) $29,000
           c. David Smith, Technology Support Technician, 12 months, 40hr./wk, $13.47 hr, effective July 30th, 2007
           d. Sheila Baker, HS kitchen staff, 9 months, 7 hr./day, Level 2, $7.85/hr.
           e. Tim Gordon, MS Custodian, 12 months, 40 hr/wk, Level 2, $7.80/hr, effective June 25th, 2007
           f. Danielle Arp MS Volleyball Level 4 $1,820
           g. Ashley Jones MS Volleyball Level 4 $1,820
           h. Megan Rapp MS Girls BB Level 4 $1,820
           i. Marcie Holben MS X-Country Level 2 $ 896
           j. Nathan Clark MS Football Level 4 $1,820
           k. Travis Peetz 9th Football Level 6 $2,688
           l. Janelle Skaggs 9th Volleyball Level 6 $2,688
           m Eric Ligtenberg Boys Golf Level 8 $3,500
           n. Bryce Hall Head Girls BB Level 10 $4,620
           o. Bryce Hall Asst. Var. Football Level 7 $3,192
           p. Tyler Hoffman Asst. Var. X-Country Level 6 $2,688
           q. Sarah Heilman MS Girls BB Level 4 $1,820
           r. Sarah Heilman MS Volleyball Level 4 $1,820
           s. Janelle Skaggs MS Girls BB Level 4 $1,820
           t. Shannon Heilman MS Volleyball Level 4 $1,820
           u. Shawn Huxtable MS Boys BB Level 4 $1,820
           v. Tim Bishop MS Activities Director Level 10 $4,620
      C.  Approved the following resignations:
           a. Shawn Kayser, Technology Support Technician, effective 8/03/07
           b. Tim Bishop, 7th grade boys basketball coach.

Superintendent, Dave Peters, provided information concerning substitute teacher pay.

Mr. Peters outlined the opening day activities and extended an invitation to all Board members.

Board President Randall Royer, East Elementary Principal Dan Olson, and Superintendent Peters, discussed the joint convention they attended.

Discussion was held on the proposed “Cyber Bullying” policy. It was decided to delay the second reading until changes and the normal process of approval can be completed.

President Royer outlined the following committee assignments.

Finance: Steen and Sleep
Policy: Royer and Krogstad
Buildings/grounds: Krogstad and Bressler
Curriculum: Sleep and Royer
Foundation Member: Steen
BHSSC Member: Bressler

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the July 9th and July 13th minutes after correction.

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

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to move into executive session to discuss a personnel issue 6:30 p.m..
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to come out of executive session 6:50.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to adjourn the meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 6:51 p.m.

Dr. Randall Royer, President ________________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager ___________________________________


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