HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, APRIL 12, 1999

6:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, April 12, 1999 in the boardroom. Members Howe, Bogue, Rodgers, and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call. Superintendent Scott, Principal Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Sue Petty, Tim & Janet Lohafer, Laura Grigsby, Harold Youtzy, Jr., Ann Mehrer, Cheryl Koithan, Linda Baker, Dave Attrill, Keith Culver, Chris & Melissa Ommen, Dennis & Eileen Sohl, Dawn Barkley, Janet Held, Diane Fay and Randy Riediger, Barb Henry, Sue Knop and Penny Hofer were also present.

It was moved by Bogue to approve the minutes of March 4, 8 & 25, 1999 board meetings. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $268,779.12, for payment. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Schoolhouse Fund Financial Reports. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to appoint Director Howe as representative to attend the next Advisory Committee meeting to report on the progress of the adopted board goals. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

Director Hardersen entered the meeting.

Principal Hart reported on his lack of success in finding a Physics Instructor for next year. The only option open at the current time for students wanting to take the class is first period at North High School. Mr. Hart agreed to continue checking.

Dawn Barkley led a discussion on all day every day kindergarten for next year. In view of the present concerns the board stated they would have a decision on the kindergarten program at the May board meeting.

Superintendent Scott stated the issue of the safety of children crossing Main Street to and from school needs to be resolved. The board agreed to contact some people requesting help with the situation and to pursue options.

It was the consensus of the board to have first reading of a Drug Dog Search Policy for the May board meeting.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve participation in the ISCAP Program for the 1999-2000 school year. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the proposal presented by the Library Aides for a Summer Reading Program. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to accept the resignation of Michelle Hoile as Talented and Gifted Teacher, effective at the end of the 1998-99 school year. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to accept the resignation of Tiffany Malcom as football and basketball Cheerleading Coach, subject to finding a suitable replacement. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to offer a contract to Taylor Hood for the Assistant Baseball position. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hardersen to approve a contract to Jodi Cook for the head volleyball coaching position, for the 1999-2000 school year. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hardersen to grant Superintendent Scott's request to advertise for all vacancies as they occur. Second was by Howe and motion carried.

After reviewing the difference of the number of days proposed in the 1999-2000 school calendar from the Teacher's Association and the Board's proposal, it was determined that before contracts could be offered the matter would have to be resolved.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the purchasing of a new stack oven in the kitchen. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Dittmer to dismiss school at 12:30 P.M. on April 22 for an inservice on success4. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

After some discussion, it was the consensus of the board to repair the school owned mover instead of buying a new one.

It was moved by Hardersen that the meeting be adjourned. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #99-10A.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be Thursday, May 13, 1999 at 7:00 P.M.

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS