Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  

School Board Minutes
September 14, 2009

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 14TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2009.  THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:  President Royer, Vice President Sleep, Krogstad, Caldwell, and Bressler.  Administration present were:  Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Seyer, Riedel, Olson, and Soriano.  Also present were:  Carla Dailey, Karen Hahn, Sarah Hansen, Chris Telsrow, Jennifer Reiners, Doug Deppe, Jeanne Reif, Scott Reif, Daniel Mulhair, Jessica Mathern-Netzer, Samantha Bartels, Matt Koehler, Dacia Ball, Kate Axlund, Rachel Knutson, Sandy Nichols, Sonja Johnson, Jamie Claussen, Mary Jo May, Lisa Jensen, and Scott Boner.

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

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

Royer lead everyone in the pledge of allegiance.

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

There was no scheduled/unscheduled audience.

The building principals and special education director introduced the new certified staff.

Special Education Director, Keyra Comer, reported on D-Step and ACT results from recent testing.

The building principals outlined their upcoming professional development plans for staff.

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the Design Development phase of the elementary school construction project with Williams and Associates architects.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to adopt competitive dance beginning with the 2009-10 school year.

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the consent agenda with theaddendums.
        A.    Approved certificates of exemption for 46 elementary, 16 middle school and 8 high school students. 
                (codes   009-0914-030 – 009-0914-099)
        B.    Approved request for an open enrolled student to return to their resident district of Belle Fourche.
        C.    Approved Trust & Agency Account 66-976  for Fruit & Vegetable Program
        D.    Personnel  (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
                1.   Approved the following resignations:
                      a.   Kristi Lingeman, MS-ESP, effective August 11, 2009
                      b.   Mary Burket, West-ESP, effective September 18, 2009
                      c.   Nancy Feldman, East-ESP, effective September 18, 2009
                 2.   Approved Dacia Ball, Kindergarten, .5 FTE,  BS-0,  prorated contract of 176 days = $15,558.40, effective August 31, 2009
                 3.   Approved the following contract changes:
                       a.   Cori Engelhardt (35 units) $32,500
                       b.   Heather Janvrin (93 units) $33,500
                       c.   Todd Lambrecht (137 units) $34,000
                       d.   Lorie Umphrey (61 units) $33,000
                 4.   Approved the following classified positions:
                       a.   Matthew Koehler, MS ESP, 7/hr day, 9 months,  Level 5 $9.35/hr, effective August 12, 2009
                       b.   Ann Smith, MS ESP-SPED, 6.5/hr day, 9 months, Level 5 $9.35/hr, effective August 24, 2009
                       c.   Adriane Bohlender, West ESP-SPED, 3/hr day, 9 months, Level 3 $8.35/hr, effective September 14, 2009
                       d.   Michelle Camarillo, East ESP-SPED, 6.5/hr day, 9 months, Level 3 $8.35/hr, effective September 16, 2009
                5.   Approved the following extra-duty agreements:
                      a.   Chad McCarty, Asst. Varsity Football, Level 7 $3,420
                      b.   Dusty Petz, MS Football, Level 4 $1,950
                      c.   Erik Skoglund, MS X-Country, Level 2 $960
                      d.   Eric Thomson, 9th Boys Basketball, Level 6  $2,880
                      e.   Nathan Clark, HS Student Council, Level 3 $1,440 and Prom Co-Chair Level 2 $480
                6.   Approved the following youth soccer association coaches (salary paid by Soccer Association)
                      a.   Jim Hill                                 
                      b.   Charlie Lamb
                      c.   Garth Spellman
                      d.   Ronnie Theisz
                      e.   Travis Fredrickson
              7.     Approved Jackie Rans, Safe and Drug Free Coordinator, $4,078.29   
        E.    Approved volunteer list for the 2009-10 school year                

Activities Director Karen Hahn and High School Principal Steve Morford, discussed a recent letter sent to the Black Hills Conference and Greater Dakota Conference requesting a change from the GDC to the BHC.

Discussion was held concerning a Lead High School student requesting to participate in soccer with the Spearfish junior varsity team this year.  It was suggested the Spearfish School Board policy committee will meet to discuss a new policy.

The October School Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 13th due to the Native American Day holiday.

Superintendent, Dave Peters, explained the revision to policy 5605 which is a revision to the student directory information.  The first reading of that policy was held.

Superintendent Peters informed the Board that the unofficial enrollment count is 1957 and the official count will be taken Friday September 25th.
The ASBSD delegate assembly information was distributed to the Board.          

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the August 10th regular meeting minutes.

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

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Caldwell and carried to move into executive session to discuss a personnel issue.  7:15 p.m.

The Board came out of executive session at 7:35 p.m.  The regular meeting resumed.

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Krogstad and carried to rescind the Board’s action of April, 2009 when it accepted the resignation of teacher Amanda Sletten.  Aye:  Royer, Krogstad, Caldwell, Bressler  Nay:  Sleep

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler to adjourn the meeting.  7:37 p.m.

Randall Royer, President                    ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager   ___________________________________


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