HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2001

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School met in regular session, Monday, February 12, 2001 in the board room.  Members Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals' Stuerman and Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Jane Krehbiel and Mary Daniels were also present.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the agenda and second was by Dittmer.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the minutes of the January 15, 2001 board meeting.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the list of bills, including the late claims, in the amount of $105,520.66.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and special revenue financial reports.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Jane Krehbiel, curriculum coordinator, presented the board with long range and annual student achievement goals for the areas of math, science and reading.  Information relating to the ITBS/ITED and NWEA test scores was also given.  Mrs. Krehbiel also reviewed the A+ and Cisco programs.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the addition of the A+ and Cisco programs to the curriculum, as recommended by Superintendent Steen, beginning the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve a weight room supervisor position, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve a JH boy's basketball coaching position and a JH girl's basketball coaching position, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve a 1/2 time high school football assistant coaching position, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the school board brochure, as presented by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.  The brochure will give some direction to visitors at board meetings.

 

The proposal from Lunchtime Solutions was reviewed.  The recommendation to use them on a consulting basis to improve our lunch program was discussed.  It was determined more information was needed regarding the cost before any decision would be made.

 

It was the consensus of the board to join the Local Option Sales Tax Coalition in trying to accomplish a more equitable funding mechanism for all Iowa schools.

 

A Special Board Meeting will be held February 26, 2001, for Superintendent evaluation.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:20 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #00-17.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be March 19, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.