February 16, 2017 Board of Education meeting minutes
Unified School District #225
Regular Board Of Education Meeting
High School Library, Thursday February 16, 2017 7 p.m.
Call to order: Tim Milford, President, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Milford led in prayer.
Members present: Mark Bergkamp, Tim Milford, Jamie Boese and Barb Whitney, Dave Snook and Richie Dewell were present. Others present were
Corrie McDowell, Principal, Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Paula Kay Watson, Board Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Hunter Duesing, Mackenzie Dewell, Mallory Bergkamp, Lane Lundeen, Jose Mendoza, Diego Medina, Sydney Bollinger, Taylor Bollinger, Joaquin Velez, Paige Harris, Laura Devine, Katherine Market, Tammy Bollinger, Kim Copenhaver, Pat Friess, Niles Duesing, Leann Krier.
Approve Consent Agenda: Bergkamp moved, seconded by Whitney to approve the minutes and accounts payable as presented. Also approve Janelle Fox’s resignation, hired Craig Maynard and approved Mikel Glidden as the Head Track Coach for 2017. Motion carried 7-0.
Senior Trip: The Senior class and Devine gave the senior class trip itinerary
Leann Krier left at 7:06 p.m.
Boese moved and Bergkamp seconded to approve the senior trip as presented. Motion carried 7-0.
Niles Duesing, Mallory Bergkamp, Mark Bergkamp, Mackenzie Dewell, Jose Mendoza, Hunter Duesing left the meeting at 7:09 p.m.
Student Action Committee: McDowell gave a background on the Student Action Committee. A demonstration of the LED lights compared to tube lights was given by the Committee consisting of Lane Lundeen, Paige Harris, Sydney Bollinger, Diego Medina and Joaquin Velez.
Lane Lundeen, Paige Harris, Sydney Bollinger, Diego Medina & Joaquin Velez left the meeting at 7:40 p.m.
Mark Bergkamp returned at 7:40 p.m.
Audit Report: Pat Friess from Kennedy & McKee gave the audit report
Pat Friess left the meeting at 8:03 p.m.
Principal: Mrs. McDowell gave her report
Economic Development, Jamie Boese, representative, gave her report
Special Education, Tim Milford, representative, said they did not have a meeting last month
A+ Network, Steve Lundeen, representative, was absent, no report
Superintendent: Mr. Bollinger gave his report
Math Demonstration: McDowell gave some background on the math program Edgenuity. Taylor Bollinger then demonstrated the program.
T. Bollinger left the meeting at 9:33 p.m.
Language program duolingo vs Rosetta Stone: Pros and cons were given about the program
Teacher Negotiations: Mr. Bollinger gave an update on the Negotiations
7th & 8th Grade Language Arts Curriculum: Snook moved and Whiteny seconded to purchase the Journeys Collection with Novels, print & online for a 6 year license. Motion carried 7-0.
Student Action Committee: Snook moved to approve the recommendations by the committee. Dewell seconded. Motion carried 7-0.
Executive Session: Lundeen moved and seconded by Bergkamp to go into executive session for 15 minutes. Motion carried 7-0. 9:55 p.m.
Tammy Bollinger left the meeting at 9:55 p.m.
Lundeen moved and seconded by Bergkamp to go into executive session for 5 minutes. Motion carried 7-0. 10:10 p.m.
Lundeen moved and seconded by Bergkamp to go into executive session for 5 minutes. Motion carried 7-0. 10:16 p.m.
Bergkamp moved and seconded by Snook to go into executive session for 15 minutes and include Administration. Motion carried 7-0. 10:19 p.m.
Bergkamp moved and seconded by Snook to go into executive session for 5 minutes and include Administration. Motion carried 7-0. 10:34 p.m.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Snook to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 7-0. Time: 10:40 p.m.
For The Board of Education
_____________________________________, Board Clerk
_____________________________________, Board President