WABASHA-KELLOGG PUBLIC SCHOOL

School Board Meeting Minutes

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

August 8, 2013

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:35 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl: P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent: J. Danckwart; A. Nelson

  

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart

 

Board Discussion

  • Meet Our New Teachers – August 21, 2013
  • County Road 30 Project – Update from Transportation Committee
  • City of Wabasha Street Project Update
  • School Resource Officer Position
  • Tuition Agreements
  • Parent Satisfaction Survey
  • Flexible Learning Surveys
  • Flexible Learning Year Re-Application Itinerary
  • 2013-2014 Budget Discussion
  • School Board Member Day @ W-K

Time Frames:

  • Nov. 11-Vet’s Day
  • Nov. 15-Grandparent’s Day
  • Nov. 18-22-American Education Week

Next Work Session, Nov.6, 2013

 

Motion by Diepenbrock, seconded by Rabehl to adjourn the School Board Work Session at 8:36 p.m. 

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

July 17, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:31 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  H. Diepenbrock; A. Nelson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Matt Schmit         

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda & Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 **All Salary/Hourly Rates on or After July 1, 2013 Based on 2012 thru 2013 FY Master Agreement (Negotiations Pending)

  • New Hire: Andrew Frost, Seasonal B&G – 30 Hrs./Week-$7.25/Hr.–7/1/13 thru 8/9/13
  • New Hire: Brandon Huth, Seasonal B&G - 30 Hrs./Week-$7.25/Hr.–7/1/13 thru 8/9/13
  • New Hire: Zach Wobbe, Seasonal B&G - 30 Hrs./Week-$7.25/Hr.–6/25/13 thru 8/9/13
  • New Hire: Greg Schumacher, Seasonal Technology Assistant -20 Hrs./Week/4 Weeks Total-$8.00/Hr.
  • New Hire: Becky Hetrick, Weight Room Supervisor - $10.20/Hr. – 2013-2014 FY
  • New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, Weight Room Supervisor - $10.20/Hr. – 2013-2014 FY
  • Resignation: Nick Richmond, JH Baseball – Effective Immediately
  • **Lane Change: Kathyrn Swanson, BA+20-Step 10-$46,029.00 to MA-Step 10-$48,641.00
  • **Lane Change: Vanessa Sedlmayr, BA+20-Step 7-$42,369.00 to MA-Step 7-$44,774.00
  • New Hire: Peggy Seifert, Special Education Teacher – BA-Step 8-$41,214.00

 

Public Comment – None

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal/Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • 2013-2014 Staff Development Plan
  • Senator Matt Schmit – 2013 Education Legislation
  • School Board Member Day
  • School Board Work Sessions
  • Technology Update

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2013-2014 At-Will Agreement for Nick Richmond, Facility Coordinator (12 Month).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Rosendale to approve 2013-2014 At-Will Agreement with Lori Dunagan, Community Education & Substitute Coordinator (210 Days).   

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2013-2014 At-Will Agreement with Karen Malone, School Age Care Assistant (9 Month).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Change in the Secondary Principal Job Description (Increase from .5 FTE to .65 FTE).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Change in the Activity Supervisor Job Description, (Decrease from .5 FTE to .35 FTE).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Change in the Activity Supervisor Job Description, (Decrease from .5 FTE to .35 FTE).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve Memorandum of Agreement Between Wabasha-Kellogg Principal’s Association and Independent School District 811 (Wabasha-Kellogg) Changing the FTE of Secondary Principal from .5 to .65 FTE (FTE Change Reflects a Change in Compensation of Position). 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve Contract for Services Agreement with City of Wabasha to Provide Police Liaison School Resource Officer Services

from July 1, 2013 thru June 30, 2014 – $ 20,000.00.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Contract for Services to Provide Nursing Services for River Valley Academy (Hiawatha Valley Education District) for

the 2013-2014 FY.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agreement with Southeast Service Cooperative for Health and Safety Management Service, 2013-2014 FY - $915.80. 

Motion Carried.

(12-13FY-$890.80/11-12 FY - $840.80/10-11 FY-$840.80/09-10 FY - $840.80/08-09 FY - $840.80)

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Annual Membership Fee for 2013-2014 FY in Southeast Service Cooperative, $1,383.00.  Motion Carried.

(12-13 FY-$1,334.00/11-12 FY-$1,325.60/10-11 FY-$1,339.56/09-10 FY-$1,330.00/08- 09 FY-$1,363.00.     

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agreement with Hiawatha Valley Education District for Special Education Services for the 2013-2014 FY,

Approximately, $121,589.91 Depending on WADM, Employee Contracts, and Legislation Action.  Motion Carried.

(2012-2013 FY - $120,445.78/2011-2012 FY - $113,547.42/2010-2011 FY - $122,654.06)       

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve MSBA Membership Dues for 2013-2014 Fiscal Year – $3,103.00.  Motion Carried.

(2012-2013  $2,852.00/2011-2012 $2,872.00/2010-2011 $2,827.00/2009-2010 $2,719.00) 

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve MSBA Policy Service Renewal for 2013-2014 Fiscal Year – $575.00.  Motion Carried.

(2012-2013 $550.00/2011-2012 $500.00/2010-2011 $490.00/2009-2010 $475.00

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve Food Service Price Increases for 2013-2014 School Year.  Motion Carried.

Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal      Fiscal

13-14     12-13     11-12     10-11     09-10     08-09     07-08     06-07

 Adult Lunch                         $3.45      $3.30      $3.15      $3.05      $3.00      $2.90      $2.80      $2.75

Adult Breakfast                   $1.80      $1.65      $1.50      $1.50      $1.50      $1.45      $1.35      $1.05

Student Breakfast               $1.00      $  .85      $  .70      $  .70       $  .70      $  .70      $  .60      $  .60

Student Lunch                     $2.20      $2.10      $1.95      $1.90      $1.80      $1.80      $1.70      $1.70

Student Milk                          $.45       $  .40      $  .40      $  .40      $  .40      $  .40       $  .35      $  .35

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2013-2014 Staff Handbook.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Health and Safety Policy 807 – No Revisions.

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve Construction of Fine Arts Work and Storage Building.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Common Board Committee – Kallstrom
  • Staff Development Committee – Freihammer
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – Kallstrom

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.

  • Wabasha Rotary Club – Student School Supplies, $200.00

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Rosendale  to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:21p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

June 27, 2013

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 4:02 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: J. Danckwart; (arrived at 4:06 p.m.) H. Diepenbrock; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  L. Blaschko; R. Kallstrom

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils                         

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to Approve Agenda as Revised, with addition of item 3.1, (Approve

June 19, 2013 Regular School Board Minutes.).  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Diepenbrock, seconded by Danckwart to approve Memorandum of Agreement with Education Minnesota

(Wabasha-Kellogg) with Regard to Approving a One Time Non-Precedent Setting One Year Medical Leave of Absence for Beth Jewson. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve 2013-2014 Fiscal Year Preliminary Expenditure & Revenue Budgets.  Motion Carried.

 

Revenue Budget    $7,322,198.81

Expense Budget    $7,124,803.19

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2013-2014 Fiscal Year Health and Safety Budget.  Motion Carried.

 

(Holly Diepenbrock left meeting at 5:02 p.m.)

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Danckwart to approve Track Renovation Project with Fisher Track Systems, $167,466

(Pricing Thru Cooperative Purchasing Contract).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 5:06 p.m. 

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

June 19, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:34 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  A. Nelson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

**All Salary/Hourly Rates on or After July 1, 2013 Based on 2012 thru 2013 FY Master Agreement (Negotiations Pending)

  • New Hire: Bob Hermann - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA (LD/DCD),

July 15 thru July 25, 2013 (3 Hours/Day for 8 Days), Lane 1- Step 0, $10.30/Hour

  • New Hire: Julie Hermann - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA (DCD),

July 8 thru July 25, 2013 (3 Hours/Day for 12 Days), Lane 1 - Step 0, $10.30/Hour

  • New Hire: Bonnie Lehnartz - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA

(DCD & Transportation), July 8 thru July 25, 2013 (Approx. 5 Hours/Day for 12 Days)

Lane 1 Step 23, $15.11/Hour

  • New Hire: Kate Binner - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA (LD)

July 8 thru July 25, 2013 (3 Hours/Day for 12 Days), Lane 1 – Step 19, $14.71/Hour

  • New Hire: Tracy Townsend - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA (ECSE)

July 8 thru July 25, 2013 (3 Hours/Day for 12 Days), Lane 1 – Step 0, $10.30/Hour

  • New Hire: Jody Wobbe - Extended School Year Educational Assistant/PCA (DCD/OHI)

July 8 thru July 25, 2013 (Approx. 4.5 Hours/Day for 12 Days), Lane 1 – Step 3, $11.50/Hour

  • New Hire: Mary Haake - Extended School Year DCD/LD Teacher, July 8 thru July 25, 2013

(13 Days), $24.00/Hour (45.00 Total Hours)

  • New Hire: Becky Hetrick - Extended School Year ECSE Teacher, July 8 thru July 25, 2013

(13 Days), $24.00/Hour (45.00 Total Hours)

  • New Hire: Cindy Taplin-Mason - Extended School Year DCD/LD Teacher, July 8 thru July 25, 2013

(13 Days), $24.00/Hour (45.00 Total Hours)

  • New Hire: Kay Miller - Extended School Year Speech/Language Pathologist, July 8 thru July 25, 2013

(6.50 Days), $24.00/Hour (22.50 Total Hours)

  • New Hire: Kate Binner - Summer Custodian, 8 Hours/Day (3-4 Days/Week)

May 28, 2013 thru June 30, 2013 ~ Lane 1 – Step 18, $14.41/Hour

July 1, 2013 thru August 9, 2013  ~ Lane 1 – Step 19, $14.71/Hour

  • New Hire: Ashley Marx - Summer Custodian, 8 Hours/Day (5 Days/Week)

May 28, 2013 thru June 30, 2013 ~ Lane 2 - Step 1, $10.64/Hour

July 1, 2013 thru August 9, 2013  ~ Lane 2 - Step 1, $10.74/Hour

  • New Hire: Gail Wodele - Summer Custodian, 8 Hours/Day (5 Days/Week)

May 28, 2013 thru June 30, 2013 ~ Lane 1 – Step 24, $15.01/Hour

July 1, 2013 thru August 9, 2013  ~ Lane 1 – Step 25, $15.31/Hour

  • **New Hire: Tim Klingbeil - Phy. Ed/Health/D.A.P.E. Teacher, .75 FTE - BA +10 Step 2,  $26,925.00
  • **New Hire: Tim Klingbeil - Head Football Coach - Step 6,  $3,675.00
  • **New Hire: Ryan Hoch - Junior High Social Studies Teacher, .85 FTE – BA Step 1, $28,875.35
  • **New Hire: Sherry El-Nashaar – K thru Grade12 Art Teacher, .80 FTE – MA Step 5, $33,895.20
  • **New Hire: Chelsea Lockrem - Head Dance Team Coach - Step 3, $3,500.00
  • Resignation: Cindy Wobbe – Nurse, Effective May 31, 2013
  • Resignation: Tara Biever – Head Volleyball Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Amanda Christiansen – B Squad Volleyball Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Kevin Lynch – 9th Grade Football Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Rob Stewart - Assistant Golf Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Sarah Barnard - Long Term English Substitute Teacher, Effective May 24, 2013
  • Resignation: Monica Walters - Nurse, Effective May 23, 2013
  • **New Hire: Ryan Hoch – Junior High Football Coach - Step 1, $1,400.00
  • **New Hire: Donald Killeen - Assistant Golf Coach - Step 2, $2,275.00

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal/Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • Pilot Program – Teacher Evaluation

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2013-2014 Elementary School Family Handbook.    Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2013-2014 Fiscal Year Health, Dental, Workers Compensation and

Commercial Package Insurances.  Motion Carried.

  • Health Insurance – High Deductible Health w/Health Care Savings Plan

Renew – Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota (Administered by Southeast Service Cooperative)

Single – $   641.50              

Family – $1,604.00            

  • Dental Insurance – Renew with Health Partners

Rates                       Dental Network Plan               No Network Plan                   

Single                      $  36.13/Month                       $  43.54/Month                                              

Single + 1                $  72.26/Month                       $  87.10/Month                                               

Family                     $102.97/Month                       $124.10/Month                        

  • Workers Compensation – SFM Mutual, $37,213.00/Year

Other Quotes – EMC - $39,983.67

  • Commercial Package (Including Commercial Auto and Commercial Umbrella) with EMC $35,172.57/Year

Other Quotes – Hanover - $36,988.00

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Memorandum of Agreement between Wabasha-Kellogg Principal’s Association and Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 Allowing Secondary Principal to Receive Payment for Insurance Benefit Instead of Deposit into Health Care Savings Plan for the 2012-2013 FY. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Memorandum of Agreement between Activity Supervisor and Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 Allowing Activity Supervisor to Receive Payment for Insurance Benefit Instead of Deposit into Health Care Savings Plan for the 2012-2013 FY.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rosendale to approve Second Reading of Policy 611.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve Purchase of I-Pads – Order 1, $18,950.00.

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Diepenbrock to Set June, 27, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m. for Special School Board Meeting.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Common Board Committee – Kallstrom, Danckwart
  • Staff Development Committee – Freihammer
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – Kallstrom
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.

Motion Carried.

·         Booster Club

Concession Stand - $5,000.00

Senior Awards Banquet & Graduation Reception - $315.63

Golf Practice Rounds - $291.00

Golf Awards - $150.00

Young Writers Conference - $300.00

·         Jim Swanson – W-K Weight Room, Free Weights

·         Rob Sill – Facilities Department, Sand Trap Rake & Mower

·         Lynn Johnson – CIS Math Modeling Class, $50.00

·         Jane & Michael Trok – CAPS Elementary Playground Fund, $1,000.00

·         The Blossom Shop – Graduation Ceremony, Three Flower Arrangements

·         Diane Schjolberg – W-K Drama Club, $100.00

·         Tom and Lynn Schoen – W-K Drama Club, $100.00

·         Julie Anderson – W-K Drama Club, $100.00

·         Bluff Country School Bus Services – Bus Service for After Grad Party & School Readiness Field Trip

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:52 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

May 15, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 5:01 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart; A. Nelson; P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Stacy Gusa; Sarah Koopman; Jennifer Butts; Stephanie Scheibe

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – Stacy Gusa, Sarah Koopman and Jennifer Butts regarding Upcoming 4th Grade Class Size with 1 Section (Teacher).

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

·         April 17, 2013 – Regular School Board Meeting

·         May 1, 2013 – School Board Work Session

·         May 9, 2013 – School Board Work Session

·         District Bills

·         Summary of Cash & Investments

·         Contract Adjustment: Liz Roemer, Spring Musical Accompanist, Change from Step 6+ – $105.00

                    to Step 2 - $77.00

·         Contract Adjustment: Nick Richmond, Junior High Baseball Coach, Change from Step 2 – $1,400.00

                    to Step 3 - $1,575.00

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal/Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • School Board Day at W-K

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Memorandum of Agreement between Education

Minnesota Wabasha-Kellogg and Independent School District No. 811 to Add Additional Faculty Workshop

Day (August 7, 2013) to the 2013-2014 School Year.  (Teacher Make Up Day moved from end of 2012-2013 to

August 7, 2013).   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Revised 2013-2014 School Year Calendar.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2013-2014 Pre School Handbook.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Diepenbrock, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2013-2014 Kid’s Clubhouse Handbook.

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve First Readings of Policies 611 and 714. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Quote from Smith Schafer & Associates, Ltd for Performing

School District Finance Audit for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year for $12,500.00 plus Additional $1,700.00 for Single Audit,

if necessary.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Family Medical Leave for Jody Wobbe beginning on or Around

January 15, 2013 thru April 15, 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Memorandum of Agreement between the Wabasha Federation of

Paraprofessionals Education MN Local 6005 and Independent School District No. 811 granting an Emergency Medical

Leave to Jody Wobbe from April 16, 2013 thru May 23, 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Freihammer 
  • Common Board Committee – Kallstrom
  • District Insurance Committee - Kallstrom

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.

·         Booster Club

Decorations for Senior Awards Night

Student Scholarship, $60.00

Football Clinic, $95.00

W-K School Movie License, $125.00

Track Coaches Dues,   $50.00

Volleyball Coaching Clinic, $300.00

Band Teaching Symposium, $200.00

Busing for Choir to Ordway, $275.75

·         Harold Franck & Denice Cocker – Kindergarten Classroom Supplies, $100.00

·         Jerry Arens – W-K Weight Room, $2,500.00

·         Bob Klas – W-K Weight Room, $2,500.00

·         Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona – Beverages for Senior Award Night

·         Anonymous – W-K Band Program (Instruments and Surround Sound Speakers), $7,000.00

·         Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation – Book Start Grant, 500 Books for Early Learning Programs

                               

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Diepenbrock to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 7:07 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

May 9, 2013

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 3:20 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent: J. Danckwart

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Updates

  • Elementary Staffing
  • Secondary Staffing

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 5:00 p.m.

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

May 1, 2013

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:31 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Updates

  • National Honor Society
  • School Security & Safety
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Flexible Learning Year
  • County 30 Road Project

 

Board Discussion Topics  

  • Elementary Staffing
  • Secondary Staffing
  • Technology Initiatives

 

Motion by Diepenbrock , seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 9:02 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

April 17, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:32 p.m. in the

W - K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl

 

Board Members Absent:  P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda, less agenda item 3.4.1 (Retirement:

Darlene Heaser -Paraprofessional - Effective May 23, 2013.)   Motion Carried.

  • March 20, 2013 – Regular School Board Meeting
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • Resignation: Ashley Marx - Student Council Co-Advisor, Effective May 24, 2013
  • Resignation: Nicole Volner - Dance Team Head Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Approve Withdrawal Agreement for a Student
  • Resignation: Mary Baier - Speech Language Pathologist, Effective May 24, 2013
  • Resignation: Tracy Kaiser - Grade 2 Teacher, Effective May 24, 2013
  • Reduction in Contract: Becky Reich - Spring Musical Accompanist, Step 6+ - Reduce from 1.0 FTE, $1,050.00 to .90 FTE, $945.00
  • New Hire: Liz Roemer, Spring Musical Accompanist, .10 FTE – Step 6+ - $105.00

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda Item 3.4.1 – Retirement:  Darlene Heaser

Para-Professional effective May 23, 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal/Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • School Board Day at W-K

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve the Application from LaCrescent School District for Membership in the Three Rivers Conference beginning 2014-2015 School Year.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Second Reading of Volunteer Policy 426 & Volunteer Application 426 APPL.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Memorandum of Agreement between Winona State University and Wabasha-Kellogg School District outlining Responsibilities of each Party for Providing College of Education Students Field Placements including Student Teaching in the Wabasha-Kellogg School District beginning August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2015.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to approve Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League for the 2013-2014 School Year.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Diepenbrock, seconded by Danckwart to approve the 2013-2014 Secondary Student and Parent Handbook.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee - Stewart
  • Common Board Committee – Danckwart
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Kallstrom
  • Community Relations Committee – Freihammer
  • District Insurance Committee - Kallstrom
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – Kallstrom
  • Technology Advisory Committee – Kallstrom
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report – Nelson             

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to accept and thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.                      

·         Booster Club      

   Softball Netting & Cabling, $500.00

   Sixth Grade Social, $200.00

   Baseball Clinic, $182.00

   Student Activity Scholarships, $588.00

·         Donors Choose

   Tally Counters, $264.90

   Table Activity Classroom Select Horseshoe 4, $177.77

·         Danckwart Feed & Grain, Inc. – W-K Golf Program, $100.00

·         Joe & Sue Schmit – Smokey the Bear Story Books, Prevention Pencils & Erasers for Elementary

·         Roxanne Horsman – The Tropical Picture Framer, $29.00

·         Ruth Gale & George W. Doffing Charitable Fund - Fine Arts Storage & Work Building, $34,000.00

·         Lark Toys, Mini - Golf & Carousel Gift Certificates for ECFE Spring Carnival, $ 90.00

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Diepenbrock to adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:03 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

March 20, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Vice-Chair Phil Rosendale at 6:30 p.m.

in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; A. Nelson (6:36 p.m.); R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  R. Kallstrom

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Bill Davidson; Neil Hedquist,

Kaitlin Speedling;

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment: Bill Davidson - Visual Recognition Test & C.E. School Calendar

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • February 20, 2013 Minutes – Regular School Board Meeting
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • Retirement: Kay LaRocque, Teacher - Effective May 24, 2013
  • Retirement: David Russell, Teacher - Effective May 24, 2013
  • New Hire: Robert Hermann, Long Term Substitute Teacher in Special Education (Variance in

 LD and DCD) - Beginning March 6, 2013 thru May 24, 2013 - BA Step 1, $ 181.66/8 Hour Day

  • New Hire: Nick Richmond, Junior High Baseball Coach - Step 1,  $1,400.00
  • Volunteer: Greg Glomski - Baseball Program
  • Volunteer: Brady Ritscher - Baseball Program
  • Volunteer: Darrin Loewenhagen - Baseball Program
  • Volunteer: Tom Wills - Baseball Program
  • Volunteer: Steve Gosse - Softball Program
  • Volunteer: Jim Pagel - Track & Field Program
  • Volunteer: Tom Kuisle - Track & Field Program
  • Volunteer: Phil Rosendale - Golf Program
  • Volunteer: Sue Stroot - Golf Program
  • Resignation: Brenda Bonser, Paraprofessional Assistant - Effective April 12, 2013

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, Activities Director

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve the 2012-2013 National Honor Society Field Trip to Wisconsin Dells.  Motion Carried.

 

Reports:

·         Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • Snow Days – 5th, 6th and 7th

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve April 2, 2013 as Student Contact Make-Up Day Due to Four Full Day Emergency School Closings in the 2012-2013 School Year.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Diepenbrock, seconded by Nelson to approve First Reading of Volunteer Policy 426 and Volunteer Application 426 APPL.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Contract for Services with Hiawatha Valley Mental Health to Provide School Based Mental Health Services to the Students of Wabasha-Kellogg School District

for the 2012-2013 FY in the Amount of $6,000.00.   Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee – Stewart
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Freihammer  
  • Common Board Committee – Freihammer
  • Community Relations Committee – Freihammer & Rabehl
  • Staff Development Committee – Freihammer
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report -Nelson

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.

·         Booster Club

   Softball Clinic, $119.00

    Choir Director Dues, $120.00

    Baseball Clinic, $182.00

    STEM Fair Judges’ Meals, $150.00

    Girls' Basketball Coaching Dues, $50.00

    Elementary Student Rewards, $148.92

·         Hall Electric (Bruce & Bev) – Pre School Program (Tee Shirts for Early Registration), $100.00

·         Wabasha County DAC – Industrial Technology Department, $100.00

·         American Legion Post 50 – Baseball Program (Shared Equipment & Supplies), $500.00

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Diepenbrock to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:58 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

February 6, 2013

 

 The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:38 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  H. Diepenbrock

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Rob Stewart

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

  • Board Discussion Topics
  • School Board Graduation Apparel
  • Superintendent Evaluation
  • School Board Self-Evaluation
  • National Honor Society
  • School Security & Safety
  • 3rd Grade Review
  • Professional Learning Communities 
  • Update on Administrative Redesign

         Facility Coordinator

         Elementary Principal/Community Education Director

         Secondary Principal/Activity Supervisor

  • Laptops for School Board Members
  • Status of FLY (Flexible Learning Year) Program and Preliminary Renewal Plans
  • County 30 Road Project
  • Staff Evaluation Procedure & Update
  • School Board Member Reports on MSBA Leadership Conference
  • Multi-Age Classrooms
  • Early Learning Program – School Readiness
  • Junior and Senior High School
  • Technology Initiatives
  • Curriculum Review Cycle Update & Reporting Schedule
  • Taher Budget Review and Meal Data
  • Operating Levy

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Work Session at 8:45 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

February 6, 2013

 

 The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:35 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  H. Diepenbrock    

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Rob Stewart

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None   

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve February 18, 2013 as Student Contact Make-up Day 

Due to Three School Closings in Fiscal Year 2012-2013.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 6:38 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

January 21, 2013

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • New Hire: Tracy Townsend, Paraprofessional – PCA, Start Date – 1/3/13, Lane 1 - Step 0

$10.20/Hour (5 Days/Week – 3 Hours/Day)

  • New Hire: Amanda Birkeneder, Paraprofessional – PCA, Start Date – 1/3/13, Lane 1-Step 0 $10.20/Hour (5 Days/Week – 3.67 Hours/Day)
  • New Hire:  Tera Binner, School Nurse – BA – Step 2 - $23.34/Hour  (1-2 Days/Week, 4 Hours/Day)
  • Lane Change: Ashley Marx, BA +20 – Step 5, $ 40,092.00 to BA +30 – Step 5, $ 40,596.00

(Prorated for 2012-2013 FY)

  • Change in Contract Pay - Teacher Overload: Glen Irvin, ELL Teacher on Variance, Start Date –

1/3/2013, $ 3,840.00 (Teaching During Prep)

  • Change in Contract Pay - Teacher Overload: Chris Keller, $ 3,605.18 (Teaching During Prep)
  • Change in Contract Pay - Teacher Overload: Don Killeen, - $2,291.61 (Teaching for 1/2 of Prep for  

4 Days/Wk.)

 

Reports:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal/Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Second Reading of Policies 711, 712, 801APP, 802,

805, 807, 901, 902, 902APPL-FEES, 903, 904, 905, 907.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve Agreement between American Red Cross and

Wabasha-Kellogg School District Designating Wabasha-Kellogg School District Site and Facilities as an

Emergency/Disaster Relief Site.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Resolution to Direct Administration to make

Recommendations for Reduction in Programs and Positions Due to Declining Enrollment and Impending

Finance.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve the 2013-2014 Late Start School Calendar Change

(from September 24, 2013 to October 22, 2013 - Does Not Affect Staff Duty Days).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Diepenbrock to approve Non-Exclusive Agreement Between Sub-Zero

Apparel & Design, LLC and Independent School District 811 as its Preferred Company for the Purpose of

Providing Approved Apparel through the School Website.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to approve Memorandum of Agreement between ISD #811 and

Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) allowing for a Sick Leave Donation to be made by Teachers on

Behalf of Maggie Garvin.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Resolution Declaring that the Wabasha-Kellogg School

District #811 Request to keep the Two Access Points to County Road 30 from the Main Parking Lot during the

Reconstruction of County Road 30 that is scheduled to Occur during the Summer of 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Danckwart to approve Resolution Requesting Wabasha County to Place

Reduced Speed Limit Signs with Blinking Amber Lights on County Road 30 to run during Specified Hours in

the Morning and Afternoon Coinciding with the Heaviest Traffic during the School Day.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee – Nelson
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Nelson & Diepenbrock
  • Community Relations Committee – Freihammer
  • District Policy Committee – Rosendale
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – Kallstrom
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report – Nelson

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.   Motion Carried. 

  • Booster Club

                      Wrestling Coaching Dues, $30.00

    Student Activity Scholarships, $280.00

    W-K High Mileage Team, $1,200.00

  • Data-Smart Corporation – Education Technology Award, $1,000.00
  • Jethro Roemer – Wheel Chair to Health Services Department
  • Winston Fosmo –Wheel Chair to Health Services Department
  • Brian Sylvester – Wrestling Match Official Book, - $40.00
  • Bluff Country Bus Service – Two Busses for St. Felix Christmas Play - $114.00

                               

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to move into Closed Session at 7:58 p.m. Pursuant to Minn.

Stat. 13D.05, Subds. (2)(a)(3) and 3(b), to Discuss Private Educational Data and to Receive Confidential

Legal Advice Regarding Threatened Litigation.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to move out of Closed Session at 8:37 p.m. Pursuant to Minn. Stat. 13D.05, Subds. (2)(a)(3) and 3(b).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:38 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

Special School Board Meeting - Reorganization

January 2, 2013

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Danckwart at

6:32 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; H. Diepenbrock; Roland Kallstrom;

A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Also present:  Jim Freihammer; Jean Feils; Mike Smith

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Chair Roland Kallstrom administered Oath of Office to New School Board Member Holly Diepenbrock.

 

Information Items:

Elected Committees (No Positions Available):

·         Southeast Service Cooperative Representative  – Al Nelson

·         Three Rivers Conference Representative

·         Section 1A Committee Representative  - Al Nelson

Official Depository

·         First State Bank of Wabasha

School Attorney

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to nominate Roland Kallstrom as Board Chair.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to close nominations and cast unanimous ballot for Roland Kallstrom as Board Chair.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Rosendale to nominate Phil Rosendale as Vice-Chair.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to close nominations and cast unanimous ballot for Phil Rosendale as Vice-Chair.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Diepenbrock to nominate Rita Rabehl as Clerk/Treasurer.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rosendale to close nominations and cast unanimous ballot for Rita Rabehl as Clerk/Treasurer.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to Approve Authorized Signers for Checking Account, Savings

Account & Certificate of Deposits at First State Bank, Official Depository.  Motion Carried.

·         Chair/Clerk (facsimile)

·         Superintendent

·         Bookkeeper 

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Danckwart to Amend Agenda for Authorized Credit Card Purchase to add Tammy Wobbe,

Superintendent’s Secretary as an Authorized Purchaser.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to approve Authorized Credit Card Purchasers listed below.  Motion Carried.

·         Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

·         Jean Feils, Bookkeeper

·         Tammy Wobbe, Superintendent’s Secretary

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to Designate Wabasha County Herald as the Official Newspaper.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rosendale to set annual compensation for School Board Members.  Motion Carried.

·         Chair                                                              $ 1,600.00

·         Clerk/Treasurer                                            $ 1,600.00

·         Member                                                         $ 1,300.00

·         Special & Committee Meeting Compensation (outside of school district) - $60.00

·          Negotiations/Negotiations Year (Payable at end of Quarter of ratification of contract)

- Paraprofessional Negotiations                $    450.00/year

- Teacher Negotiations                               $    450.00/year

·         Meal Allowance – Twin Cities                  $      71.00/day    

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to Approve Regular Monthly Meeting Dates for 3rd Wednesday of the

Month at 6:30 p.m. with the following exceptions:  January 16, 2013 Meeting will be moved to January 21, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m. 

May and October Meetings will be held at 5:00 p.m.  Motion Carried. 

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to set December 4, 2013 for Truth-in-Taxation Hearing, and December 11, 2013

for Truth-in-Taxation Continuation Hearing (if necessary).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to schedule Quarterly Work Sessions for 6:30 p.m. on February 6, 2013, May 1, 2013, August 7, 2013 and November 6, 2013. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to Designate School Board Committee Representatives as presented.  Motion Carried.

·         Activities Advisory Committee – Diepenbrock, Nelson

·         Administration, Evaluation & Negotiations Committee –Danckwart, Kallstrom, Rosendale

·         Board Grievance/Meet and Confer Committee –Nelson, Rabehl, Rosendale

·         Building & Grounds/Health & Safety Committee – Blaschko, Diepenbrock, Nelson 

·         Common Board Committee (City, County, School)  - Danckwart, Kallstrom

·         Community Education Advisory Committee – Diepenbrock, Kallstrom

·         Community Relation Committee – Blaschko, Nelson, Rabehl

·         Curriculum Advisory Committee – Blaschko, Diepenbrock, Rabehl

·         Delegate Assembly/Legislative Liaison Representative - Rosendale

·         District Insurance Committee - Danckwart

·         District Policy Committee – Blaschko, Rabehl, Rosendale

·         Hiawatha Valley Education District Representative – Rosendale

·         Minnesota State High School League Representative - Nelson

·         Paraprofessional & Classified Negotiations Committee – Blaschko, Danckwart, Rabehl

·         Resource Selection Representative - Diepenbrock

·         Staff Development Advisory Committee – Diepenbrock

·         Teacher Negotiations Committee – Danckwart, Kallstrom, Rosendale

·         Technology Advisory Committee - Kallstrom

·         Transportation Negotiations Committee – Danckwart, Kallstrom, Nelson

·         Section 1A (Elected)  - Nelson

·         Southeast Service Cooperative Representative (Elected) – Nelson

·         Three Rivers Conference Representative (Elected) – (none)

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to Designate Official School District Bulletin Board.  Motion Carried.

·         District Office Bulletin Board (outside of District Office)

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to Designate Official School District Posting Locations.  Motion Carried.

·         School District Website:   www.wabasha-kellogg.k12.mn.us

·         Official School District Bulletin Board

·         Wabasha Public Library

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to adjourn the special meeting at 8:10 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

December 19, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:32 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  None

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Holly Diepenbrock

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • November 21, 2012 Minutes – Regular School Board Meeting
  • December 5, 2012 Minutes –  Truth in Taxation Hearing
  • District Bills

·                                 Summary of Cash & Investments

  • New Hire: Bonnie McKnight, Long Term Substitute Teacher in Junior/Senior High Business Education

& Technology - Beginning Approximately February 25, 2013 thru May 24, 2013, Day 1 through 10 at $105.00/Day,

Day 11 Forward (Consecutive, Retroactive from Day 1) at BA Step 8, $ 220.40/8 Hour Day

  • Lane Change: Vanessa Sedlmayr, BA +10 – Step 6, $40,092.00 to BA +20 – Step 6, $40,686.00

(Prorated for 2012-2013 FY)

  • Lane Change: Glen Irvin, BA +30 – Step 14, $52,638.00 to BA +40 – Step 14, $53,356.41

(Prorated for 2012-2013 FY)

  • Change in Contract Pay (Teacher Overload): Chris Keller, Teaching During Prep - $2,615.65
  • Change in Contract Pay (Teacher Overload): Don Killeen, Teaching for Half of Prep (4 Days/Week) - $1,682.65

 

Reports by:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve First Reading of Policies 711, 712, 801APP, 802, 805, 807, 901, 902, 902APPL-FEES,

903, 904, 905, 907.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Second Reading of Policies 701, 704, 705, 707, 709.

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Memorandum of Understanding between Education Minnesota

(Wabasha-Kellogg) & Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 as it Relates to the Work Hours of Larissa York.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Certification of Tax Levy Payable in 2013 at $1,340,659.54.  Motion Carried.

 

John Danckwart left meeting @ 7:28 p.m.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve revised 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Expenditure & Revenue Budgets.   

(Expenditures – $7,191,687.78/Revenue - $6,898,981.50.)  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee - Davidson
  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Kallstrom
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee –  Freihammer
  • Common Board Committee –  Freihammer
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Davidson
  • District Policy Committee – Freihammer
  • Staff Development Committee – Davidson
  • Technology Advisory Committee – Davidson
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report - Nelson

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.  

  • Booster Club

                Student Activity Scholarships, $440.00

                Boys’ Basketball Coach's Dues, $42.50

                Football Coach's Dues, $50.00

                Banner Supplies, $13.83

                Elementary Rewards, $107.02

  • Target North (Rochester) – Kids Clubhouse, $50.00
  • Rob Stewart – School Readiness, Toy Trucks
  • Margaret & Ray Schively – W-K Elementary, Box Full of School Supplies (Crayons, Pencils, Colored

Pencils, Tablets, & Folders)

  • Covidien – Health Office, Reusable Ice Packs
  • Greg Schumacher – W-K High School (Chess Tournament) - Gift Cards & Refreshments,  $74.00
  • Bill and Heidi Flint – Special Education, Southpaw Playhouse Steps & Slide, Southpaw Steamroller

Deluxe, Colored Balls, Resistance Tunnels, Calming Therapy Body Sox, & Foam Move Cubes      

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:32 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting (Truth in Taxation Hearing)

December 5, 2012

 

 

The Truth & Taxation Hearing of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:32 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart; B. Davidson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer

 

Motion by Blashko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Review of 2012 -2013 FY Budget by Jim Freihammer

 

Review of the 2013 Payable Levy by Jim Freihammer

 

Public Comment - None

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Truth & Taxation Hearing at 7:15 p.m. 

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

November 21, 2012

   

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Auditor Steve Salveson (Smith Schafer, Inc.)

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • October 17, 2012 – Regular School Board Meeting
  • November 12, 2012 – Special School Board Meeting
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • New Hire: Rita Rabehl, 10th Grade Advisor, Step 1 - $105.00
  • New Hire: Jesse Vold, 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach, Step 1 - $1,400.00
  • New Hire: Laura Meyer, 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach, Step 1 - $1,400.00
  • New Hire: Darrin Loewenhagen, B Squad Girls Basketball Coach, Step 1 - $2,275.00
  • New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Step 4 - $1,575.00
  • New Hire: Natalie Thyren, Spring Musical Vocal Director, Step 6+ - $1,050.00
  • New Hire: Becky Reich, Spring Musical Accompanist, Step 6+ - $1,050.00
  • New Hire: Jennifer Marx, Spring Musical Choreographer, Step 3 - $ 910.00
  • New Hire: Jim Livingstone, Full Time 12 Month Custodian, 8 Hrs./Day, Lane 2 – Step 13, $14.32/Hour
  • New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, Long Term Substitute Teacher in Physical Education/DAPE Beginning

December 7, 2012 thru Approximately February 1, 2013 – Days 1 thru 10 at $105.00/day, Day 11 Forward (Consecutive, Retroactive from Day 1) at BA Step 1,$ 181.66/8 Hour Day

  • New Hire: Larissa York, School Readiness Teacher, BA Step 1 - .4667 FTE Beginning November 12, 2012 thru May 24, 2013 – $10,924.31
  • Change in Assignment: Reassign Matt Kruger from 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Step 2 $1,750.00 to 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Step 2 - $1,400.00
  • Contract Adjustment: Erin O’Donnell, School Readiness Teacher, Change from .703 FTE to .2833 FTE Beginning November 12, 2012 thru May 24, 2013
  • Resignation: Sara Tentis, Effective November 20, 2012
  • Volunteer: Greg Glomski, Boys Basketball
  • Volunteer: Bruce Anderson, Junior and Senior High SADD
  • Volunteer: Joe Garvin, Girls Basketball
  • Volunteer: Molly Beaton, Dance Team
  • Volunteer: Fallon Devine, Dance Team
  • Volunteer: Ken Norgrant, Wrestling
  • Volunteer: Buck Gosse, Wrestling
  • Volunteer: Neil Hedquist, Wrestling
  • Volunteer: Cheryl Davidson, Math Team

 

Reports by:

  • Jon Stern, K-6 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal
  • Rob Stewart, Activities Director
  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2011-2012 Fiscal Year School District Audit prepared by Smith Schafer, Inc.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve First Reading of Policies 701, 704, 705, 707, 709.

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Second Reading of Policies 611, 701-1, 702, 703, 706, 708, 710, 720, 801.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Danckwart to approve 2013-2014 SY Calendar as recommended by the Meet & Confer Committee (Option 2A – No School on March 17, 2014 with Last Day for Students on May 22, 2014).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agreement between ISD 535, Rochester High School Slalom Ski Team and ISD 811, Wabasha-Kellogg allowing Female Athletes to Participate on the Rochester Slalom Ski Team Under the Conditions Set Forth in Agreement.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve 12 Week FMLA Leave Request for Amanda Christiansen from Approximately February 28, 2013 and Ending Approximately May 24, 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davison to approve up to 8 Week FMLA Leave Request for Kay LaRocque Beginning December 7, 2012 and Ending Approximately February 1, 2013.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Superintendent Contract for 2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Fiscal Years.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee - Davidson
  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Kallstrom & Rosendale
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Davidson 
  • Community Relations Committee – Rabehl, Kallstrom & Freihammer
  • Curriculum Advisory Committee – Kallstrom
  • Meet & Confer/Board Grievance Committee - Nelson
  • Staff Development Committee – Freihammer
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – Danckwart
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report - Nelson

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Danckwart to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.

Motion Carried.

  • Donor’s Choose

Classroom Carpet - Andrea Day’s Room, $450.00

Lots of Dots Organizational Rug - Andrea Day’s Room, $213.99

Classroom Carpet - Kellie Quade’s Room, $580.00

Document Reader - Kellie Quade’s Room, $198.00

Classroom Carpet - Jenny Rother’s Room, $532.57

Document Reader - Vanessa Sedlmayr’s Room, $198.00

Portable CD Player, Portable Cassette Player, Headphones, Math shark &Math Slam Games 

Tracy Kaiser Classroom, $288.64

  • W-K Falcon Baseball – W-K Baseball (Varsity Baseball Field Renovation), $2,000.00
  • Red Wing Target – Kid’s Clubhouse, $50.00 Gift Card
  • Winona Target – Kid’s Clubhouse, $30.00 Gift Card
  • Winona Shopko - Kid’s Clubhouse, $25.00 Gift Card
  • Mike, Nicole & Vincent Graham - 20 Stability Balls for Tracy Kaiser 2nd Grade Classroom
  • Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Early Learning Programs - 5 Boxes of Children’s Books
  • Lori & Paul Langmade - Elementary School Supplies
  • Dave & Catherine Schmidt - Drama Club, $100.00
  • Ruth Strand Memorial - Music Department, $300.00
  • Wabasha Rotary, Kids Clubhouse, Board Games and Toys (Approx. Value - $100.00)
  • Zack Kjeseth - Activity Department, Spikes & Athletic Shoes
  • Scheel’s Super Valu - SADD Turkadazzle, Hot Dogs & Water
  • First State Bank of Wabasha - SADD Turkadazzle, Napkins
  • Booster Club - SADD Turkadazzle, Popcorn
  • Perry Dental - SADD Turkadazzle, $50.00
  • Hill’s Hardware - SADD Turkadazzle, $50.00
  • Wabasha Rotary - SADD Turkadazzle, $300.00
  • Wabasha Dentistry (Dr. Bob Mann) - SADD Turkadazzle, $50.00
  • Baker’s Welding - SADD Turkadazzle, $25.00
  • Paul Busch Auto Center - SADD Turkadazzle, $20.00
  • Wabasha Pharmacy - SADD Turkadazzle, $20.00
  • State Farm Insurance (Jerry Arens) - SADD Turkadazzle, $50.00
  • Millville Rod & Gun Club – SADD, $500.00
  • Booster Club

Student Activity Scholarships, $28.00

Elementary Student Reward, $52.25

Elementary Critters & Company, $200.00

Gym Banners, $20.00

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Davison to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:45 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

November 12, 2012

  

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:35 p.m. in the

W-K District Office.

 

Board Members Present:  B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Holly Diepenbrock

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve Resolution Canvassing Returns of  Votes of School District General Election.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Certificates of Election and Directing School District Clerk to Perform Other Election Related Duties.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Davidson to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 6:48 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

October 10, 2012

  

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:05 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent: B. Davidson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Topics

  • Taher Budget Review and Meal Data
  • Operating Levy
  • School Safety
  • 3rd Grade Review
  • Communication Issues
  • Paperless Board Meetings
  • Attracting Students Via Open Enrollment, CIS, ITV

·         Graduation Attire for School Board and Administration

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 8:30 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

September 19, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko (6:50 p.m.), J. Danckwart; B. Davidson (6:32 p.m.); R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Also present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Kathy &Jim Schurhammer; Doug & Kara Grisim

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion byRosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Consent Agenda, less agenda item 3.4.17

(Retirement: Al Holland, Effective October 15, 2012).  Motion Carried.

  • New Hire: Lisa Meyer, Data Entry/School Sign – 1-3 Hours/week, $ 12.00/Hour
  • New Hire: Amy Gusa, Administrative Assistant to Community Education, 20 Hours/Week

187 Days/Fiscal Year - $10.75/Hour

  • New Hire: Brianne Schumacher, Assistant Cross Country Coach, .685 FTE - Step 1, $ 1,558.38
  • New Hire: Sarah Barnard, Assistant Speech Coach - Step 1,  $ 875.00
  • New Hire: Neil Hedquist, National Honor Society Advisor - Step 1, $1,050.00
  • New Hire: Rob Stewart, Assistant Golf Coach - Step 6+, $ 2,275.00
  • New Hire: Becky Hetrick, Weight Room Supervisor - As Scheduled Until May 23, 2013, $ 10.20/Hour
  • New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, Weight Room Supervisor – As Scheduled Until May 23, 2013, $ 10.20/Hour
  • New Hire: Michael Malmquist, Head Boys Basketball Coach - Step 2,  $ 3,325.00
  • New Hire: Jason Ender, Custodian, 1.0 FTE – 40 Hrs./Week, $12.22/Hour
  • Lane Change: Kat Swanson, BA +10 Step 9, $43,554.00 to BA+20 Step 9, $ 44,774.00
  • Resignation: Billie Jo Marcks – School Age Coordinator, Effective August 31, 2012
  • Resignation: Amanda Christiansen – Assistant Track Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Heidi Purvis – Assistant Speech Coach, Effective Immediately
  • Volunteer: Linda McMillin, Cross Country
  • Volunteer: Richie Mann, Football
  • Volunteer: John Gilbertson, Football

 

Bill Davidson arrived at 6:32 pm

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve retirement of Al Holland, effective October 15, 2012. Motion Carried.

 

Reports by:

  • Jim Freihammer, Superintendent
  • Jon Stern, Elementary Principal
  • Rob Stewart, High School Principal

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

  • Board Work Session

 

Lalena Blaschko arrived at 6:50 pm

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve Transfer of Transportation Contract and All Conditions contained therein from Schurhammer Bus Company to Lake City Bus Lines Inc. (dba Bluff Country School Bus Service).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to approve the Summer 2013 Drama Club Trip to New York City.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Memorandum of Agreement between Winona State University and Wabasha-Kellogg School District to provide undergraduate Athletic Training Clinical Experiences through August 15, 2016.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Field Placement Agreement between St. Mary’s University and Wabasha-Kellogg School District 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 School Years.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to approve 2011-2012 School Year Staff Development Report.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2011-2012 School Year Annual Report on Curriculum, Instruction and Student Achievement.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Preliminary Payable 2013 Levy at “Maximum”.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve Contract to Provide School Nursing Services to River Valley Academy for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Memorandum of Understanding between Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) & Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 as it relates to the work hours of

Becky Hetrick and Erin O’Donnell (Preschool Teachers).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Memorandum of Understanding between Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) & Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 as it Relates to Preparation Time Schedule for Rick Peterson & Cindy Janssen (6th Grade Teachers).  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Davidson
  • Common Board Report –  Kallstrom, Danckwart & Davidson
  • Curriculum Advisory Committee – Stern
  • Staff Development Committee – Davidson
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report - Nelson

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to Accept and Thank Donations as listed on Agenda. 

Motion Carried.

·         Wabasha Firemen’s Relief Association – WK SADD, $250.00

·         United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha & Pierce Counties - School Supplies for School Readiness

·         Don and Betty Gosse - Craft Supplies for School Readiness

·         Marietta Flanaghan - Craft Supplies for School Readiness

·         Cheryl Davidson - Sewing of Homecoming King & Queen Capes

·         Liz & Jason Wagaman - Two Crates of Apples for Family & Consumer Science

·         John Ochsner - Trumpet Music Books for Band

·         Kay and Brianna Miller - Elementary Library SELCO Conversion Work Donation

·         Covidien Employees - 4 Boxes of School Supplies & 30 Boxes of Kleenex

·         Kellogg Ladies Auxillary - Assorted School Supplies

·         Kellogg Fire Department Relief Association – WK SADD, $500.00

·         Faith Lutheran Church - School Supplies

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to move into Closed Session at 8:56 p.m. pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.05, Subdivision 2, to discuss Educational Data on an Individual Student. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to move out of Closed Session at 9:13 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 9:14 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

August 28, 2012

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 4:49 p.m. in the

District Office.

 

Board Members Present:  L. Blaschko; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart; R. Rabehl

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Davidson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve Resolution Relating to the Election of School Board Members and Calling the School District General Election.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 4:53 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

August 15, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:32 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Mike Smith; Tammy Wobbe

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda less item 3.4.19 (New Hire: Bill Davidson,

Fine Arts & Technology  Advisor, $1.00).  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Danckwart to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • Approval of July 18, 2012  Minutes – Regular School Board Meeting
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • New Hire: Laura Meyer, 4th Grade Teacher, 1.0 FTE, BA – Step 1,  $33,971.00
  • New Hire: Brianne Schumacher, HS Science Teacher , 1.0 FTE, MA – Step 3, $40,092.00
  • New Hire: Mary Haake, Special Education Teacher, 1.0 FTE, BA+40 – Step 8,  $46,029.00
  • New Hire: Larissa York, Long Term Substitute Teacher in School Readiness Beginning

August 13, 2012 and Continuing for Approximately Twelve Weeks Until November 7, 2012,

BA – Step 1,  $181.66/Day

  • New Hire: Nicole Lux, Long Term Substitute Teacher in 2nd Grade Beginning August 13, 2012

and Continuing for Approximately Six Weeks Until September 21, 2012, Days 1-10 at $105.00/Day, Day 11 Forward (Consecutive, Retroactive from Day 1) at BA – Step 1, $181.66/Day

  • New Hire: Kevin Lynch, 9th Grade Football Coach – Step 3, $1,925.00
  • New Hire: Laura Meyer, 8th Grade Volleyball Coach – Step 1, $1,400.00
  • New Hire: Katlyn Peters, 7th Grade Volleyball Coach – Step 1, $1,400.00
  • New Hire: Jenny Marx, Junior Varsity Dance Team Coach – Step 3, $2,450.00
  • New Hire: Nicole Volner, Varsity Dance Team Coach – Step 4, $3,500.00
  • New Hire: Pat Moham, Head Varsity Baseball Coach – Step 4, $3,500.00
  • New Hire: Mark Grimley, 7th Grade Football Coach – Step 6, $1,750.00
  • New Hire: Steve Gosse, 8th Grade Football Coach – Step 6, $1,750.00
  • New Hire: Ron Sanders, Varsity Wrestling Coach – Step 6, $3,675.00
  • New Hire: Scott Lamey, Assistant Wrestling Coach – Step 6, $2,625.00
  • New Hire: Steve Gosse, Junior High Wrestling Coach – Step 6, $1,750.00 (Contingent Upon Number of Participants)
  • New Hire: Jerry Dalen, Varsity Golf Coach – Step 6, $3,675.00
  • New Hire: Jim Haines, Assistant Softball Coach – Step 6, $2,625.00
  • Step Advancement (Schedule B): Amanda Christiansen, Co-Yearbook Advisor, Change 2012-2013 Step Placement from Step 2 ($700.00) to Step 4 ($787.50)
  • Change of Assignment: Beth Stoll, From Junior High Volleyball Coach to 9th Grade Volleyball Coach Step 6, $2,100.00
  • Resignation: Ryan Buss, Special Education Teacher – Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Tony McGee, HS Science Teacher – Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Mike Schumacher, 7th Grade Football Coach – Effective Immediately
  • Lane Change: Rick Peterson, BA - Step 9, $ 41,214.00 to BA+10 - Step 9, $ 43,554.00
  • Volunteer: Kay Miller, Volleyball
  • Volunteer: Tom Loechler, Sr., Football
  • Volunteer: Fallon Devine, Danceteam

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Item 3.4.19 - New Hire: Bill Davidson, Fine Arts Technical Advisor, $1.00 (Davidson abstained from voting) Motion Carried.

 

Reports by:

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent

Jon Stern, Elementary Principal

Rob Stewart, High School Principal

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve Fiscal Year 2012-2013 thru 2014-2015 Master Agreement with Wabasha Federation of Paraprofessionals - Education Minnesota Local 6005.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Danckwart to approve Memorandum of Agreement with Wabasha Federation of Paraprofessionals - Education Minnesota Local 6005 with regard to the transition and assignment of Food Service Employees to determine employment status with Taher, Incorporated or Independent School District #811 (Wabasha-Kellogg). Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Memorandum of Agreement with Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) with Regard to Approving a One Time Non-Precedent Setting One Year Medical Leave of Absence for Beth Jewson.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Blaschko to approve Hiring of Sarah Barnard, Secondary English Teacher

1.0 FTE, BA – Step 1, $33,971.00 (One Year Long Term Sub Position).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Fiscal Year 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 Community Education & Substitute Coordinator At-Will Agreement with Lori Dunagan.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to approve  Memorandum of Agreement Between Independent School District #811 (Wabasha-Kellogg) and Winona State University to Provide Nursing Students with Practicum Experiences as Defined within the Memorandum of Agreement for a Period of Three Years Commencing on August 1, 2012 and Terminating on August 15, 2015.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee – Davidson , Stewart
  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Kallstrom
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Freihammer  
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Davidson
  • Community Relations Committee – Freihammer
  • Curriculum Advisory Committee – Stern
  • Paraprofessional & Classified Committee – Freihammer
  • Transportation Negotiations Committee – Kallstrom, Danckwart, Freihammer
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • SSC Representative Report - Nelson

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.

Motion Carried. 

·         Joe Wise - Spikes & 2 Band Polo Shirts

·         Mary Dee - Andrea Day’s Kindergarten Classroom, $100.00

·         Wabasha County Salvation Army Service Unit (Darlene Theismann) - 25 Book Bags with school supplies)

·         Darlene Hubbard - School Supplies & $40.00 for additional School Supplies

·         Margaret & Ray Schively - Books Bags & 2 Boxes Full of Misc. School Supplies

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Nelson to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:00 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

July 18, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the

W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart; Jean Feils; Matt Schmit (Candidate for State Representative)

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – Matt Schmit, Candidate for State Representative

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

**All Salary/Hourly Rates on or After July 1, 2012 Based on 2009 thru 2012 FY Master Agreements (Negotiations Pending)

·         June 28, 2012 Minutes – Special School Board Meeting

·         July 10, 2012 Minutes – Special School Board Meeting

·         District Bills

·         Summary of Cash & Investments

·         **New Hire: Melanie Walter, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 9 thru

        July 26, 2012 – Approx. 3 Hours/Day for 4 Days, Lane 1 - Step 0, $10.10/hour

·         **New Hire: Carol Giem, Summer Custodian/IMC Assistant, As Needed for Custodial &

        Library Assistant (SELCO Conversion), Lane 1 – Step 17, $14.11/hour

·         New Hire: Mary Baier, Speech Language Pathologist - Approximately .60 FTE, BA +20  

        Step 8, $29,184.60

·         New Hire: Courtney Collins, 5th Grade Teacher – 1.0 FTE, BA – Step 1, $33,971.00

·         New Hire: Randy Klepfel, 5th Grade Teacher – 1.0 FTE, BA – Step 1, $33,971.00

·         New Hire: Sara Tentis, School Nurse – One to Two Days/Week, 4 Hrs./Day, BA Step 1

        $22.71/hour

·         New Hire: Monica Walters, School Nurse – One to Two Days/Week, Hrs./Day, BA

        Step 4, $24.66/hour

·         Lane Change: Vanessa Sedlmayr, Step BA Step 6, $38,999.00 to Step 6 - BA +10, $40,092.00

·         Lane Change: John Thyren, BA +20 – Step 19, $49,951.00 to MA – Step 19, $53,995.00

·         New Hire: Laura Meyer, 4th Grade Teacher – 1.0 FTE, BA – Step 1, $33,971.00

 

Reports:

Rob Stewart, Activities Director, reported on:

·         Fall Requisitions – Football & Volleyball

·         Hiring of Coaches/ Advisors – 9th Grade Football, Jr. High Volleyball & Head Dance Team

·         Pre–season meetings for Coaches/Advisors, Parents & Students

·         Setting up trainings for Coaches/Advisors and Players – AED, Bloodbourne Pathogens & Concussion Testing

·         Winona Health Contract for Athletic Trainers

 

Jon Stern, K-6 Principal, reported on:

·         Summer School

·         Garden Demonstration with Summer School Students

·         Staff Development

·         New Staff Positions

·         Linda Vaplon – Assignment Change

·         Long Term Substitute Positions

·         Special Education Teacher Position

·         Orientation Days for Students

·         Staff Workshops

·         A.D.S.I.S – Discussion on Services/Grant

 

Rob Stewart, 7-12 Principal, reported on:

·         Junior High and High School Schedules

·         Long-term English Substitute Interviews On July 24, 2012

·         Pre-School Staff Meetings Starting July 30, 2012

·         Study Hall – Addition of Home Room Best Practices Staff Handbook

·         9th Grade Physics and AP Psychology Curriculums

·         Office Transition and Organization

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·         New Teachers & Linda Vaplon Assignment Change

·         Roll Changes – Rob Stewart & Nick Richmond

·         Update on Activities for Facility Coordinating & Custodial

·         Track Renovation Project – Progress Update

·         Junior High Bathroom Update

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agreement with Hiawatha Valley Education District for      

Special Education Services for the 2012-2013 FY - Approximately, $120,445.78 Depending on WADM,

Employee Contracts, and Legislation Action.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve 2012-2013 School District Student & Staff Handbooks.  Motion Carried.

·         Elementary Family Handbook

·         Secondary Student & Parent Handbook

·         Staff Handbook

·         Coaches & Advisors Handbook

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Davidson to approve MSBA Membership Dues for 2012-2013 Fiscal Year $2,852.00. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve MSBA Policy Service Renewal for 2012-2013 Fiscal

Year – $550.00.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

·         Activities Advisory Committee – Davidson & Nelson

·         Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee –  Davidson

·         Common Board Report – Davidson

·         Community Education Advisory Committee – Davidson

·         Paraprofessional & Classified Committee – Rabehl

·         HVED Representative Report – Rosendale

·         SSC Representative Report - Nelson

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.   

Motion Carried.

Melissa Meyer, Becky Hetrick, Lori & Jay Dunagan, Time Donation - Painting Pre-School Classroom

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Balschko to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 7:55 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

Special School Board Meeting

July 10, 2012

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 8:00 a.m. in the District Office.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart; R. Rabehl

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jean Feils; Jon Stern; Rob Stewart

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve hiring of Rob Stewart, Secondary Principal, according to the Principal Master Agreement.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve hiring of Rob Stewart, Activity Supervisor, according to At-Will-Agreement.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve hiring of Rick Peterson, Head Girls Basketball Coach, Step 6+, $3,675.00.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rosendale to approve Second Reading Policy 806.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2011-2012, 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 Fiscal Year Health and Safety Budget.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rosendale to approve June 20, 2012 Minutes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rosendale to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 8:07 a.m.  Motion Carried.

 

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

Special School Board Meeting

June 28, 2012

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Vice-Chair Phil Rosendale 7:25 p.m. in the District Office. (Delayed due to Para Negotiations)

 

Board Members Present: J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  L. Blaschko; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Mike Smith

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve hiring of Sarah Niemeyer, Science Teacher, BA - Step 1, $ 33,971.00.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to approve First Reading of Policy 806.  Motion Carried.

 

Changed Agenda Item 3.3 (Approve Track Renovation Project) to Information Item due to specification changes in the type of surface.  No Action Taken.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Health & Safety Budget, $43,971.05.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to approve 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Preliminary Expenditure & Revenue Budgets.  Motion Carried.

 

Revenue - $ 6,845,252.56                                     Expenditure - $ 7,114,902.10

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.  

·        Burkhardt-Roemer VFW Post 4086, $432.00 – Sixth Grade Atlases

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 7:48 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

June 20, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:33 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  A. Nelson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Matt Kruger; Paul Kruger Jr.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – John Danckwart congratulated Boys Golf for team accomplishments at State Tournament.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

**All Salary/Hourly Rates on or After July 1, 2012 Based on 2009 thru 2012 FY Paraprofessional Master Agreements

      (Negotiations Pending)                  

  • Approval of  May 16, 2012 Minutes
  • Approval of June 6, 2012 Minutes (Work Session)
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • New Hire: Becky Hetrick, Summer Weight Room Supervisor - 10.00/Hr.
  • New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, Summer Weight Room Supervisor - $10.00/Hr.
  • New Hire: Dan Lerum, Assistant Football Coach, Step 6+ - $2,625.00
  • **New Hire: Brenda Walgrave, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 23 thru July 26, 2012  3 Hours/Day for 4 Days, Lane 1 - Step 18, $14.21/Hr.
  • **New Hire: Jody Wobbe, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 9 thru July 12 & July 23 thru July 26, 2012 - 3 Hours/Day for 8 Days, Lane 1 - Step 2, $10.90/Hr.
  • **New Hire: Diane Geary, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 9 thru July 19, 2012

3 Hours/Day for 8 Days, Lane 1 – Step 19, $14.41/Hr.

  • Resignation: Rick Peterson, Head Boys Basketball Coach – Effective Immediately
  • Resignation: Chelsea Sylvester, Head Dance Team Coach – Effective Immediately

 

Reports:

Jon Stern, K-12 Principal, reported on:

·        Congratulations to State Participants

·        Graduation Ceremony

·        Costa Rica Trip Update

·        New Positions - Interviews/Job Offers

·        Long Term Sub Positions Open

·        Summer Staff Development with Teachers

·        Elementary Orientation Planned for August 16, 2012

·        Wabasha – Kellogg is listed as a “Reward School”

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·        Congratulations to Boys Golf Team, Girls Golf Participant Kortney Wobbe, Track Participant Kalyn Biever

·        Update on Policy and Building & Grounds Committee Meetings

·        High School Principal Interview Finalists – Rob Stewart & Patrick Beierman

·        Open Positions - Interview Updates

·        Community Education Coordinator Resignation

·        Open Coaching Positions – Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Danceteam

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

·        Drainage in Parking Lot (Matt Kruger, Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District presented)

·        Title IA & IIA Compliance Review

·        MSBA Management Newsletter – May 23, 2012

·        MSBA 2012 Summer Seminar

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rosendale to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Non-Renewal of the Teaching Contract of Nicole Lyon, a Probationary Teacher at the End of the 2011-2012 School Year.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Insurance Approval. Motion Carried.

 

·          Health Insurance – High Deductible Health w/Health Care Savings Plan renewal with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota (Administered by Southeast Service Cooperative)

Single – $608.50/month

Family – $1,520.50/month

 

·        Dental Insurance – renewal with Health Partners

No Network Plan                     Network Plan

Single                     $  41.47/month                      $   34.41/month                               

Single + 1               $  82.95/month                      $   68.82/month                               

Family                    $118.19/month                     $   98.07/month

               

·        Term-Life Insurance – renewal with Madison National Life, $50,000 Coverage – $7.30/month

 

·        Long-Term Disability – renewal with Madison National Life, $.32 per $1,000/Salary – (All Classes)  

 

·        Workers Compensation – SFM Mutual, $37,868.00/Year (No Other Quotes Received)

               

·        Commercial Package (Including Commercial Auto and Commercial Umbrella) with Hanover Insurance for $ 35,705.17

Riverport Insurance - $ 35,068.00

                                    EMC Insurance - $ 35,936.67

Indiana Insurance - $36,171.00

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Davidson to approve Agreement with Southeast Service Cooperative for 2012-2013 Health and Safety Management Service - $890.80.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2012-2013 Annual Membership Fee to the Southeast Service Cooperative - $1,334.00.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to approve Second Reading of Policies 402-413-521-522 FRM, 402, 413, 521, 522, 616, 807, 902, 902 APPL-FEES.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve up to 12 Week FMLA Child Care Leave for Erin O’Donnell beginning approximately August 13, 2012 (beginning of the 2012-2013 School Year and ending November 7, 2012).  Motion Carried.

 

(Moved Agenda Item 6.7 before Agenda Item 6.17)

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Blaschko to approve “Reading Well by Third Grade Literacy” Plan.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Blaschko to approve the 2012-2013 Purchase of Services Agreement with Hiawatha Valley Education District to Provide Speech/Language Services to Birth to Age Three Students - $3,879.20.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve the 2011-2012 thru 2013-2014 Principal Master Agreement for Jon Stern.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve the contract termination of Nick Richmond, Dean of Students, Effective at End of 2011-2012 FY.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rosendale to approve the 2012-2013 At-Will Agreement for Nick Richmond as Facility Coordinator (12 Month). Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Davidson to approve 2012-2013 At-Will Agreement with Billie Jo Marcks as School Age Coordinator (10 Month).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Rosendale to approve 2012-2013 At-Will Agreement with Karen Malone as School Age Care Assistant (9 Month).  Motion Carried

   

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2011-2012 At-Will Agreement with Kathy Skold as Community Education Coordinator.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Davidson to approve Resignation of Kathy Skold, Community Education Coordinator, effective June 30, 2012.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to set Special School Board Meetings for Thursday, June 28, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ 8:00 a.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Davidson to approve 2012-2013 Food Service Proposal with Taher School Lunch Management Services as detailed in proposal.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rosendale to approve Food Service Price Increases for 2012-2013 School Year as listed below.  Motion Carried.

2012-2013            2011-2012            2010-2011            2009-2010

Adult Lunch                              $3.30                      $3.15                 $3.05                     $3.00               

Adult Breakfast                        $1.65                      $1.50                 $1.50                     $1.50               

Student Breakfast                    $  .85                       $  .70                 $  .70                     $  .70

Student Milk                             $  .40                       $  .40                 $  .40                     $  .40

Student Lunch                          $2.10                      $1.95                 $1.90                     $1.80               

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee - Davidson
  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Danckwart
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Freihammer
  • Common Board Report – Kallstrom/Davidson
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Freihammer
  • Paraprofessional & Classified Committee – Rabehl
  • Technology Advisory Committee – Davidson
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.  

 

·        The Blossom Shop -  Ferns & Plants for Senior High Class of 2012 Graduation Commencement

·        Marie Berg - Legos for Kids Clubhouse

·        Schurhammer Bus Company - Transportation for After Grad Party - $58.00

·        Dean Graner - Bus Driver for After Grad Party Transportation by Schurhammer Bus Company - $24.00

·        John Danckwart - Track Record Board Plaque - $37.74

·        CAPS

o       6th Grade Social - $331.29

o       Spring Field Day Treats - $56.44

o       Staff Appreciation Week - $250.00

o       K-6 End of the Year Field Trips - $3,825.88

o       Young Writer’s Conference - $400.00

o       Speaker V.J. Smith - $100.00

·        Booster Club

o       Student Activity Scholarships - $60.00

o       Math Team Field Trip - $250.00

o       Choir Bus to Ordway Theater - $345.32

o       Senior Awards & Graduation - $336.81

o       Golf Team Tournament Practice Rounds - $655.00

o       All State Choir (Luke Smit) - $50.00

o       Baseball Drag Mat - $142.94

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 9:03 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

June 6, 2012

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 4:33 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; (John Danckwart arrived at 4:50 p.m.) B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve revised Agenda adding agenda items 3.5 & 3.6, and move agenda item 3.7 before 3.1.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Topics

3.1   Budget Review

3.2   Secondary Principal Search

3.3   Administrative Staffing Options

3.4   Food Service Option

3.5   Activity Advisory Council – revamp & Activities Review Panel – Set up meeting with Bill and Al

3.6   Head Coach Hiring Protocol

3.7   School Board Self-Evaluation

 

Motion by Kallstrom, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 8:05 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

May 16, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 5:03 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  A. Nelson

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Nick Richmond; Mike Smith

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve Agenda moving Action Items (6.1 thru 6.8) after Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Davidson to approve Consent Agenda.  (**Negotiations Pending). 

Motion Carried.

·        Approval of April 18, 2012 Minutes

·        District Bills

·        Summary of Cash & Investments

·        **New Hire: Billie Marcks, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 3 Hours/Day for 12 Days, Lane 1 - Step 1, 10.50/Hr.

·        **New Hire: Kate Binner, Extended School Year Classroom Assistant, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 3 Hours/Day for 12 Days, Lane 1 – Step 18, $14.21/Hr.

·        New Hire: Ann Woodford, Extended School Year DCD/LD Teacher, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 13 Days, $24.00/Hour/45.00 Total /Hours

·        New Hire: Becky Hetrick, Extended School Year ECSE Teacher, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 13 Days, $24.00/Hour/45.00 Total Hours

·        New Hire: Cindy Taplin-Mason, Extended School Year DCD Severe Teacher, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 13 Days, $24.00/Hour/45.00 Total Hours

·        New Hire: Kay Miller, Extended School Year Speech/Language Teacher, July 9 thru July 26, 2012, 6.50 Days, $24.00/Hour/22.50 Total Hours

·        New Hire: Al Holland, Summer Custodian, 8 Hrs/Day, 5 Days/Week 

May 29, 2012 thru June 30, 2012 ~ Lane 2 - Step 22, $15.02/hr.

**July 1, 2012 thru August 10, 2012 ~ Lane 2 – Step 23, $15.12/Hr.

·        New Hire: Kate Binner, Summer Custodian, 8 Hrs/Day, 5 Days/Week

May 29, 2012 thru June 30, 2012 ~ Lane 1 – Step 17, $14.11           

**July 1, 2012 thru August 10, 2012 ~ Lane 1 – Step 18, $14.21/Hr.

·        New Hire: Ashley Marx, Summer Custodian, 8 Hrs/Day, 5 Days/Week 

May 29, 2012 thru June 30, 2012 ~ Lane 2 – Step 0, $10.54

            **July 1, 2012 thru August 10, 2012 ~ Lane 2 – Step 0, $10.54/Hr.

·        New Hire: Gail Wodele, Summer Custodian, 8 Hrs/Day, 5 Days/Week

May 29, 2012 thru June 30, 2012 ~ Lane 1 – Step 23, $14.71

**July 1, 2012 thru August 10, 2012 ~ Lane 1 – Step 24, $14.71/Hr.

·        Resignation: Jamie Janzow – School Nurse, Effective May 23 2012

·        Resignation: Greg Wills – Custodian, Effective May 4, 2012

·        Resignation: Ronda Lovelace – Speech Language Pathologist, Effective May 25, 2012

 

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart  to approve Second Reading of Policies 521, 601, 602-1, 605, 606, 607, 609, 610, 611, 623, 624.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve First Reading of Policies 402-413-521-522 FRM, 402, 413, 521, 522, 616, 807, 902, 902 APPL-FEES.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve up to 6 Week FMLA Child Care Leave Request for Tracy Kaiser from August 13, 2012 (beginning of the 2012-2013 School Year) and ending September 21, 2012. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Davidson to approve Contract for Professional Services with Hildi Inc. to complete Required GASB 45 Actuarial Study of Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) - $1,500.00.    Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Classified Non-Supervisory Master Agreement for 2011-2012 & 2012-2013 Fiscal Years.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Classified Supervisory Master Agreement for 2011-2012 Fiscal Year.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Quote on Front Parking Lot Water Drainage Project.  Recommendation: Option 3 (Drain Field System) with S.L. Contracting, $36,040.00.  Bid with Reclaiming Asphalt, $30,040.00.  Additional Savings: if Material Does Not Need to be Hauled Away and Replaced, Potential Savings on the Excavation Item and the Granular Borrow Item, ($3,900.00).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Resolution Placing Nick Richmond, Activity Director on .5 FTE Unrequested Leave of Absence at the End of the 2011-2012 School Year.  Motion Carried.

 

(L. Blaschko & Bill Davidson left at 6:00 p.m. for Awards Program.)  (L. Blaschko returned at 6:15 p.m).

 

Reports:

      Nick Richmond, Activities Director, reported on:

·        Band/Choir Concert

·        Senior Awards

·        Sports Update – Subsections/Section Conference Meets

·        Storm Damage – Equipment

·        Track Donation for 60 Hurdles and Record Board

·        2012-2013 Softball Conference to include Caledonia & Spring Grove

·        2012-2013 Football Conference changes

·        Spring Participation Update

·        Academic Awards Ceremony on 5/16/12

 

Jon Stern, K-12 Principal, reported on:

·        MN Accountability System

·        Title 1 Federal Audit Completed

·        Graduation Ceremony

·        Pre-After Grad Party

·        2012 Leave a Legacy Project

·        Senior Trip (5/16/12)

·        D.A.R.E. Graduation

·        6th Grade Social

·        7th Grade Orientation

·        Pop Concert (5/22/12)

·        Elementary Class Trips

·        Field Day Update

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·        Cattleman’s Group Served Burgers to Students & Staff

·        Senior Award Night

·        High School Class Meetings

·        Spring Activity Successes

·        All State Choir/Band

·        End of Year Teacher Meetings

·        Employment Opportunities

·        Spring Participation Update

·        Food Service Staff Update – Request for Proposal Timelines

·        Girls Basketball Head Coach Opening – Candidates

·        Request for Proposal – Track Repairs

·        Cash/Investment Report Review

·        “Making a Difference” – Steve Gilland coming to Austin and Chatfield on 8/29/12

 

Set June 6, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. for next School Board Work Session.

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

·        Superintendent Evaluation

·        School Board Self-Evaluation

·        New Administrative Position

·        Solicitation by the Minnesota Rural Education Association

 

Board Reports:

·        Administrative Evaluation Committee – Kallstrom

·        Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee – Freihammer  

·        Common Board Report – Kallstrom

·        District Insurance Committee - Freihammer

·        Staff Development Committee – Freihammer

·        Technology Advisory Committee – Freihammer

·        HVED Representative Report – Rosendale

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.  

·        WalMart Volunteer Donation (George Meyer, Jr.), $250.00 – National Honor Society

·        Millville Hunt Club, $1,000.00 – Kids Clubhouse

·        United Way, $6,000.00 – Pre School Scholarships

·        CAPS

                 Miniature Golf - $275.00

Movie License - $125.00

·        Donations for Softball Scoreboard:

W-K Softball - $3,279.00

Coca Cola of Winona - $1,000.00

W-K Booster Club – $2,954.00

·        Booster Club

                                    Movie License - $125.00

High School Banners - $20.00

SADD Speaker (V.J. Smith) - $200.00

Band & Music - $65.00

Band Director Clinic - $200.00

Track Meet Timing - $200.00

Softball Scoreboard - $2,954.00

Food and Decorations – Senior Awards Night

·      PAC

7th & 8th Grade Buses for Valley Fair Reward Day  - $471.49

·      Coca Cola Bottling of Winona, Beverages - Senior Awards Night

·      Nancy Kuklinski (Dave Buol Memorial), Track Hurdles & Record Board  - $3,021.00 

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 7:18 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

April 18, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  None

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Nick Richmond; Mike Smith; Kathy Skold; Kat Swanson; Karli Harris; Amie Oie; Matt Kruger

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda with revised minutes from 3/15/12 Work Session and 3/21/12 Regular School Board Meeting.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Danckwart to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

  • Approval of February 22, 2012 Work Session Minutes
  • Approval of March 15, 2012 Work Session Minutes
  • Approval of March 21, 2012 Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
  • Approval of March 29, 2012 Special School Board Meeting Minutes
  • District Bills
  • Summary of Cash & Investments
  • New Hire: Bruce Hall, Spring Musical Choreographer/Special Effects, .50 FTE – Step 1 - $385.00
  • Resignation: Dan Maser, Community Education Director – Effective June 30, 2012
  • Retirement: Ron Sanders, Teacher – Effective May 25, 2012
  • Resignation: Jerry Collier, Buildings & Grounds Supervisor – Effective April 18, 2012

 

Information Item Presented by SADD Advisor Kat Swanson and Students Amy Oie and Karli Harris:

·        Leave A Legacy Project (American Cancer Society Walk/Run on May 11, 2012)

 

Reports:

 Kathy Skold, Community Education, reported on:

·        Childcare Resource & Referral Award Received - $750.00

·        Millville Hunt Club - $1,000.00 Donation

·        Events Planned for 20th Year Celebration for KIDS Clubhouse Childcare Program in 2012-2013

·        Preschool – United Way Scholarship Funds Received - $6,000.00

·        Preschool Screening – Process Changing in 2012-2013

·        2012-2013 District Calendar at Printers for Typesetting

·        Facility Policy- Anticipated Changes

 

Jon Stern, K-12 Principal, reported on:

·        Testing Schedule Update – MCA & ACT

·        Playground Fundraiser Update

·        Spring Field Trip Schedule for Elementary Students

·        Sports/Activities Update

·        Prom Update

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·        Kindergarten Buddy Days – 4/19/12 & 4/26/12

·        Tornado Awareness Drill

·        4/30/12 Speaker – V.J. Smith - “Richest Man in Town”

·        End of Year Update – Parent Survey & Teacher Reflection Survey

·        Activities Update – Single Conference for Football for 2013-2014 SY

·        Head Coach – Hiring Protocol Established including Staff, Public & Parents

·        Speech – State Meet

·        Building/Grounds Update – Front Parking Lot & Track Project

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

·        Activity Advisory Committee Update – Activity Advisory Council Board Representatives

·        Food Service Program Options

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rosendale to approve Second Reading of Policies 504, 505, 507, 508, 512, 513, 516, 518, 520, 520FRM, 527, 527FRM, 528, 529, 529FRM, 530, 531.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve First Reading of Policies 521, 601, 602-1, 605, 606, 607, 609, 610, 611, 623, 624.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Nelson to approve 2011-2012 At-Will Agreement between ISD 811and Dean of Students (Nick Richmond).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Memorandum of Agreement between ISD 811 and Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) Allowing for a Sick Leave Donation to be made by Teachers on Behalf of Beth Jewson.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Danckwart to approve Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League for the 2012-2013 School Year.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Davidson to approve Contract for Services Agreement with City of Wabasha to Provide Police Liaison School Resource Officer Services from January 1, 2012 thru June 30, 2013

$30,000.00.  (Safe School Levy Funds)Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Davidson to approve the 2012-2013 Joint Powers Agreement for Membership in the Southeast Minnesota United Purchasing Cooperative (SEMUPC) for Purchase of Food Service Products.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Letter of Agreement between Wabasha County Emergency Management and Wabasha-Kellogg School District #811 for School District Facilities to be used as an Emergency Relocation Reception Center in the Event of a Nuclear Power Plant Emergency at Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant in Red Wing, MN.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Resolution Proposing to Place Nick Richmond, Activity Director, on .5 FTE Unrequested Leave of Absence at the End of the 2011-2012 School Year. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Danckwart to direct Administration to begin search for .5 licensed Administrator.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Activities Advisory Committee – Bill Davidson
  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Roland Kallstrom & John Danckwart
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee –  Jim Freihammer
  • Common Board Report – Roland Kallstrom
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Bill Davidson
  • Staff Development Committee – Bill Davidson
  • HVED Representative Report – Phil Rosendale
  • Section 1A – AL Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report – Al Nelson

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda. Motion Carried.  

·        Booster Club

  W-K Volleyball  I-Pad - $769.26

  W-K Softball Coaching Clinic - $120.00

  W-K Softball I-Pad - $769.26

  Activity Scholarships - $480.00

  Sport Banners for Gym - $1,925.00

  Trophy Cases in Entryway - $3,493.67

  W-K Drama Club (Flying Effects) - $1,500.00

·        CAPS

  Winter Fun Day - $443.40

D.A.R.E. Program – $250.00

·        Davidson & Associates, W-K Drama Club (Flying Effects) - $1,500.00

·        Julie Kreye, W-K Drama Club - $50.00

·        Pat Kolb, W-K Drama Club - $65.00

·        Lois Sletten, W-K Drama Club - $50.00 (In memory of Jim Sletten)

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:54 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

Special School Board Meeting

March 29, 2012

 

The Special Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Vice Chair Philip Rosendale at 6:34 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  R. Kallstrom

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Nick Richmond; Heidi Purvis; Al Holland

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – Lalena Blaschko on Clean-up Ideas

 

Information Items presented by Jim Freihammer:

·        Budget and Enrollment Updates

·        Administrative and Supervisory Re-Organization

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve Resolution Discontinuing and Reducing Educational Programs and Positions Regarding .50 FTE Activities Director.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Special Meeting at 8:15 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

March 21, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Vice Chair Phil Rosendale at 6:32 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Board Members Absent:  B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Nick Richmond; Heidi Purvis; Mike Smith

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

·        Approval of February 14, 2012 Minutes

·        District Bills

·        Summary of Cash & Investments

·        **New Hire: Chris Keller, Assistant Baseball Coach, Step 2 - $2,275.00

·        **New Hire: Amanda Christiansen, Assistant Track Coach, Step 1 - $2,275.00

·        **New Hire: Tim Klingbeil, 2012-2013 Head Football Coach, Step 5 - $3,675.00

·        **New Hire: Ryan Buss, 2012-2013 Junior High (8th Gr.) Football Coach, Step 5 - $1,750.00

·        **New Hire: Jennifer Marx, Spring Musical Choreographer, .50 FTE - Step 2 - $ 385.00

·        **New Hire: Sarah Barnard, Long Term Substitute Teacher in High School English beginning March 12, 2012 – Days 1 – 10 at $105.00/day, Day 11 Forward (Consecutive, Retroactive from Day 1)       at $177.47/day

·        **Lane Change: Jennifer Rother, BA+20 Step 4 (2010-2011 Step) - $ 38,099.00 to MA Step 4 (2010-2011 Step) $38,619.51 (Prorated for 2011-2012)

·        Volunteer: Holly Ketzeback, Softball

·        Volunteer: Brad Smith, Track & Field

·        Resignation: Glen Irvin, Head Girls Basketball Coach – Effective March 18, 2012

·        Retirement: Beth Graner, Food Service Director – Effective May 31, 2012

·        Retirement: Pam Jensen, Teacher – Effective May 25, 2012

·        Retirement: Jane Hager, Teacher - Effective May 25, 2012

 

Reports:

 

Jon Stern, K-12 Principal, reported on:

·        Third Quarter Update

·        Field Trip Schedules

·        Next Year Class Scheduling

·        Long Term Substitute – English

·        Elementary Update

·        Famous People – 5th Grade Presentations

·        Speech Meet Update

·        Retirement Recognition on Years of Service

 

Nicholas Richmond, Activities Director, reported on:

·        New Hires – Spring Sports

·        New Football Coach in 2012 – 2013

·        Klas-Kronebusch Track Meet Scheduled

·        Spring Sports Participation Update

·        Girls Basketball Resignation

·        Boys Basketball Academic Gold Winners – Class AA

·        Winona Cotter – MSHSL Update

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·        Sports/Coaching Update

·        Student Accomplishments

·        Building/Grounds Update

·        Track Repair Update

·        Front Parking Lot Repair

·        Softball Digital Scoreboard

·        Cash/Investment Update

·        Prom Update

·        School Board Compensation Comparison

·        Contract Pay Comparison – Staff Members

·        PLC Update/Training

·        Right People on the Bus Presentation

·        Budget Review and Staffing

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve First Reading of Policies 504, 505, 507, 508, 512, 513, 516, 518, 520, 520FRM, 527, 527FRM, 528, 529, 529FRM, 530, 531.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve 2011-2012 & 2012-2013 Master Agreement between ISD 811 and Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg).  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Memorandum of Agreement between ISD 811 and Education Minnesota (Wabasha-Kellogg) Allowing for a Sick Leave Donation to be made by Teachers on

behalf of Maggie Garvin.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to approve up to 12 Week FMLA Medical Leave Request for Beth Jewson beginning on February 23, 2012.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve 10 Day FMLA Child Care Leave Request for Glen Irvin from approximately April 30, 2012 thru May 11, 2012.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Rabehl to approve up to 12 Week FMLA Child Care Leave Request for

Erin O’Donnell at the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year beginning August 13, 2012.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Rabehl to approve SEMLAC Participation for 2012-2013 Fiscal Year. Motion Carried.

           

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Danckwart to set Special School Board Meeting for March 29, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee –  Jim Freihammer
  • Common Board Report – John Danckwart
  • Staff Development Committee – Jim Freihammer
  • Technology Advisory Committee – Jon Stern
  • HVED Representative Report – Phil Rosendale
  • Section 1A – Al Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report – Al Nelson

 

Motion by Danckwart, seconded by Nelson to Accept and Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.

Motion Carried.

·        Booster Club

                  Student Activity Scholarships - $40.00

                  Golf Coaching Dues - $22.50

                    Track Coaching Dues - $52.50

                    D.A.R.E. Program - $200.00

·        Hermie & Carol Gander – Wedding Dress for Drama Department

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Blaschko to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 8:40 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

March 15, 2012

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Vice-Chair Phil Rosendale at 6:43 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko;  B. Davidson;  R. Kallstrom (via phone); A. Nelson; P. Rosendale; R. Rabehl

 

Board Members Absent: J. Danckwart

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Topics

·         Enrollment Projections

·        Budget Review

·        Administrative Staffing

·        Support Staff Staffing

·        Elementary Staffing

·        Secondary Staffing

·        Extra-Curricular Staffing

 

Motion by Blaschko, seconded by Nelson to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 8:37 p.m. 

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

February 22, 2012

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl;

 

Board Members Absent: P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Heidi Purvis

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Topics

·         Chair Report

·         Enrollment Projections

·        Budget Review

·        Administrative Staffing

·        Support Staff Staffing

·        Elementary Staffing

·        Secondary Staffing

·        Extra-Curricular Staffing – Criteria for Contract Renewal

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the School Board Work Session at 9:05 p.m. 

 

Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Meeting

February 15, 2012

 

The Regular Meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:35 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

(Phil Rosendale arrived at 6:49 p.m.).

 

Board Members Absent:  J. Danckwart

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Jean Feils; Mike Smith; Amy Oie; Adam Kolb

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Blaschko to approve Agenda, removing Agenda Item 5.1 (Information Item:  Utilizing Interactive Television – Robert Stewart) & Agenda Item 6.3 (Action Item: Approve Admission of Winona Cotter into the

Three Rivers Conference).  Motion Carried.

 

Public Comment – None

 

Motion by Nelson, seconded by Rabehl to approve Consent Agenda.  Motion Carried.

**All Teacher Salary/Hourly Rates on or After July 1, 2011 Based on 2010-2011 FY Master Agreement (Negotiations Pending)

·         Approval of January 18, 2012 Minutes – Special School Board Meeting

·        Approval of January 18, 2012 Minutes – Regular School Board Meeting

·        District Bills

·        Summary of Cash & Investments

·          ** Lane Change:  Ashley Marx, BA+10 - Step 3 (2010-2011 Step) - $ 36,050.00 to BA+20 - Step 3 

     $36,423.78 (Pro-rated)

·         **Lane Change: Rob Stewart, MA - Step 11 (2010 2011 Step) - $ 48,848.00 to MA +10 - Step 7

   (2010-2011 Step) $ 49,500.03(Pro-rated)

·        **New Hire: Natalie Thyren, Spring Musical Vocal Director, Step 6+ - $1,050.00

·        **New Hire: Becky Reich, Spring Musical Accompanist, Step 6+ - $1,050.00

·        **New Hire: Jim Haines, Assistant Softball Coach, Step 6+ - $2,625.00

 

Reports:

 

Jon Stern, K-12 Principal, reported on:

·        Parent/Teacher Conference Attendance Results

·        Partial Staff Development Day - 2/17/12

·        Kindergarten Roundup

·        Preschool Registration

·        4th Quarter Begins

·        Sports – Subsections/Sections

·        Spelling Bee – Regionals

·        Science Fair

 

Jim Freihammer, Superintendent, reported on:

·        Winona Cotter voted into MSHSL at Three Rivers Conference Superintendent’s Meeting

·        Update on Search for 2011-2012 Head Football Coach

·        Cash & Investment Report

·        No Child Left Behind Update

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve National Honor Society Field Trip to Wisconsin Dells March 30, 2012 & March 31, 2012. 

Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to approve Revised Revenue Budget for 2011-2012 Fiscal Year.  Revenue - $7,441,186.66  Expenditures - $7,223,109.45  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to approve 2012-2013 Kindergarten Handbook.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Reports:

  • Administrative Evaluation Committee – Rosendale
  • Buildings & Grounds/Safety Committee –  Freihammer 
  • Common Board Report – Davidson
  • Community Education Advisory Committee – Davidson
  • Curriculum Advisory Committee – Stern
  • District Policy Committee – Rosendale
  • Staff Development Committee – Davidson
  • Teacher Negotiations Committee – (Closed Session)
  • HVED Representative Report – Rosendale
  • Section 1A - Nelson
  • SSC Representative Report – Nelson
  • Board Self Evaluation - Kallstrom

 

Motion by Davison, seconded by Blaschko to Accept & Thank Donations as Listed on Agenda.  Motion Carried.

·        Ruth Gale & George W. Doffing Charitable Fund – Electronic Readers,  $5,000.00

·        CAPS - Meet Greet & Eat Gathering, $250.00

·        Booster Club

Student Activity Scholarships - $520.00

Choir Director Dues - $116.00

Wrestling Coaching Clinic - $100.00

Softball Coaching Dues - $35.00

Softball Coaching Clinic - $80.00

Library Books - $495.68

Choir Dorian Festival – $138.25

Choir Director Clinic - $105.00

Drama Club Bus to Guthrie - $200.00

Track Coaching Clinic - $359.00

Wrestling Coaching State Dues - $30.00

·        Jim Fritz - Industrial Technology Department, $40.00

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Rabehl to move into Closed Session for Teacher Negotiations per M.S. 179A.01 to 179A.25 at 8:36 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Davidson, seconded by Nelson to move out of Closed Session for Teacher Negotiations per M.S. 179A.01 to 179A.25 at 9:00 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Rosendale, seconded by Rabehl to Adjourn the Regular Meeting at 9:01 p.m.  Motion Carried.

 

Wabasha-Kellogg

School Board Work Session

February 8, 2012

 

The School Board Work Session was called to order by Chair Roland Kallstrom at 6:30 p.m. in the W-K Family & Consumer Science Room.

 

Board Members Present: L. Blaschko; J. Danckwart; B. Davidson; R. Kallstrom; A. Nelson; R. Rabehl; P. Rosendale

 

Also Present:  Jim Freihammer; Jon Stern; Heidi Purvis

 

Motion by Rabehl, seconded by Nelson to approve Agenda.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Discussion Topics

·         Winona Cotter

·         MSBA Leadership Conference – Board Member Sharing

·         Legislative Forum

·         Pre-School Proposal

·         Enrollment Projections

·         Budget

·         Administrative Staffing Options

·         Food Service Program

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