September Board Notes
Kim Wright and Pam Stangeland made a presentation
about the changes in the Special Education Department.
Brenda Jans talked with the board about the upcoming
fundraisers in the music department.
Paul Hemphill outlined the staff goals for the K-4
building, along with plans for an Open House on September 23rd.
Steve Gray gave a report on the start of the year
in the 5-12 building, including the status of the change to block scheduling.
Carroll McLuckie reported on the School Portfolio
initiative that is taking place in our AEA.
Agreed that a school building issue would be the
focus of their goals for the coming year.
Discussed IASB District Board Meeting that will be
held at South Hamilton on Sept. 30th.
Mike Rogers reported on the following:
His support for board action that began the practice
of charging for music events in grades 7-12
The new DE athletic participation rule that disallows
certain students participation in outside athletic contests
That the Instructional Support Levy runs out in 1998
Building Space Advisory Committee
Elected Tom Bell as President and June VanLangen
Set meeting dates for regular board meetings on the
second Monday of the month at 7 PM (Same as before)
Dealt with two students and their excessive tardies
Elected Vicki Hill as the board's representative
at the annual IASB Delegate Assembly
Approved Open Enrollment requests (4 out and
Formally accepted the resignation of Marlys Nail
as Educational Associate
Approved a modified Internet
Formally approved the Educational Aide contract for
The Building Space Advisory Committee had their
last meeting on September 17. The group decided to recommend to the SH
Board that a $5,000,000 bond issue be taken to the patrons to add a major
addition to the elementary and a smaller addition to the MS/HS gym area.
The Board accepted this recommendation at a special
meeting held on September 22. As a result, the Board hired the firm of
Ahlers, Cooney, Dorweiler, et al, to serve as bonding attorneys for this