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Page 9 The Sundance Times School Thursday, March 28, 201: Sundance Jazz Fest:i.val a gre00at success The Sundance High School auditorium Junior High and High School, all groups was filled with student musicians from the competed against each other regardless of surrounding area for the entire day on Mon- school size. day. Jazz Bands performed in the morning There were two schools scheduled but were while Show Choirs and Jazz Choirs took unable to attend. They were Twin Spruce Ju- over the stage in the afternoon. The "Energy nior High Show Choir and Bayard, NE High City Voices" from Gillette College presented School Show Choir. In the Junior High Jazz a brief concert at the end of the day before Band division, Spearfish Middle School took the awards were handed out. first place and Sundance took second. In the The judges for the event were Dr. Randy Junior High Show Choir division, Spearfish Royer from Black Hills State University for took home the first place trophy and Sun- the bands and Cheryl Ringer from Gillette dance took second. College for the choirs. There was a Junior In the High School Jazz Choir division, High/Middle School division and a High Belle Fourche High School took first and School division for Jazz Bands, Jazz Choirs Sundance was a point behind in second. and Show Choirs. Aside from dividing the Due to Bayard, NE not being able to attend, there was only one High School Show Choir and that was Sundance High School "Adren- aline." In order to receive the first place tro- phy, they had to achieve a superior rating which they did. The most interesting competition of the day was with the High School Jazz Bands. Belle Fourche took first with 86 points, the Sundance High School Jazz Band took sec- ond with 85 points and the SHS Jazz Combo took third with 83 points. The Sundance Jazz Combo was held to a higher standard than the Jazz Bands due to the smaller number of players and more challenging music, and the score reflected that higher expectation. Both judges were asked to select one out- standing soloist for the entire day regard- less of age or division. The outstanding in- strumental soloist award went to a girl from the Spearfish Middle School Jazz Band. The most outstanding vocal soloist award went to Rebecca Dulaney from Sundance for her solo in the High School Show Choir's perfor- mance of music from the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls." With the help of Janet Lake, Mason Neimen, Arin Russell, Jim O'Connor and several high school students, the first annual Sundance Jazz Festival was a success. All six Sundance groups who performed at the festival also performed one last time at the Pops Concert on Tuesday night. Hope you made it[ Board" continued from page 8 purchase in Hulett so the SFC can give the district approval to buy the land He gave kudos to Jerry Fis- chbach, Jeff Rieckman, and Moorcroft Secondary staff members for the extremely well-planned job symposium they arranged last Friday and which had Governor Mead as a keynote speaker. CHAIRMAN Chairman Jones said it will be dis- cussed at the next work ses- sion whether or not to notify the public of board meetings by text or email. He also said he will email board members a sample list of superintendent interview questions. RECESS - Chairman Jones called for a short recess at 7:03 p.m. REGULAR SESSION - Chair- man Jones called the meeting back into regular session at 7:18 p.m. CONSENT AGENDA - Chair- man Jones asked if any board member or member of the audience would like an item removed from the Consent Agenda. Superintendent Car- rier recommended approving Consent Agenda Items A-I(2). Motion' . was. made by Trust- ee Pearson and seconded by Trustee Rathbun to approve the Consent Agenda in full: To approve the bill listing and to issue warrants in pay- ment thereof. To approve the resignations of: 1. Jenilee Hardman - Sun- dance Secondary Part-time Music Para, 2. Jeri Jespersen- Gibson - Moorcroft Elementary Teacher, 3. Debra Littlejohn - Moorcroft Elementary Teacher, 4. Tiffany Wolfskill - Hulett El- ementary Teacher, 5. William Friel Lynn - Hulett Elementary Teacher, 6. Amber Mathews - Moorcroft Elementary Part- time Custodian, 7. Florence Jacobs - Sundance Elementary Part-time Lunchroom Aide To approve the 2012-13 ex- tra-duty recommendations: 1. Todd Klopp - Sundance Sec- ondary HS Football Coach, 2. Todd Klopp - Sundance Sec- ondary HS Wrestling Assistant Coach To approve a 2012-13 sub- stitute/activity bus driver: 1. Jennifer Jolley To approve out-of-state, over- night trip requests of: 1. Sun- dance Destination Imagination - State Competition - Casper, WY-April 5-7, 2013, 2. Moor- croft High School Senior Mu- sic Students - "Mary Poppins" Musical - Denver, CO - May 4 and 5, 2013 To approve formal record of action for the Amendment to Health Care HRA Plan. To approve hiring for 2012- 13: 1. Justin Gaskin - DW Computer Technician / Data Management To approve the special educa- tion related services contract for 2012-13 with: 1. Northeast Wyoming BOCES To approve the isolation re- quests of: 1. Teresa Anderson, 2. Lonny or Cassie Bossman Motion carried. CALENDARS Motion was made by Trustee Jordan and seconded by Trustee William- son to approve the 168-day 2013-14 school calendar as presented by Beth Lougee, Hulett School Principal. A survey completed by parents, staff members, and students showed a 56% preference for the 168 day calendar. Discus- sion was held. Motion carried. A copy of the calendar is at- tached and becomes a part of these minutes. Board mem- bers thanked Mrs. Lougee for all the work she did with the calendars and the survey. POLICY - As recommended by Superintendent Carrier, motion was made by Trustee Rathbun and seconded by Trustee Haiar to approve the revision to Policy GBE - Staff Health & Safety as it is pre- sented. Motion carried. A copy of the policy is attached and becomes a part of these min- utes. LAND - As recommended by Superintendent Carrier, motion was made by Trust- ee Pearson and seconded by Trustee Haiar to approve hav- ing Chairman Jones sign the purchase agreement and war- ranty deed for the Hulett land purchase when approved by the School Facilities Commis- sion. Motion carried. HIRING - As recommended by Superintendent Carrier and Principal Beth Lougee, motion was made by Trustee Mills and seconded by Trustee Jordan to approve 2013-14 certified hiring, at HULETr SCHOOL: Deb, FTanzcn  Kenh, David Letellier, Beth Marlatt, Toni Neiman, Charles Parsons III, Carla Snook, Astrid Teter, Josh Willems, Bailee Clark- son, Skylair Jaure, Jennifer Jay, Samantha Kokesh, Tara Markuson, Aaron Mines, Trev- or Olson, David Sibbett, Jim Pannell. Motion carried. As recommended by Super- intendent Carrier and Prin- cipal Linda Wolfskill, motion was made by Trustee Wil- liamson and seconded by Trustee Rathbun to approve 2013-14 certified hiring at MOORCROFT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Desiree Alberton, Lori Backen, Sharon Bailey, Courtney Bartell, Tyler Bartell, Dalarie Benfley-Stillman, Gina Dewey, Debra DeWitt, Mary Farnsworth, Sarah Merchen, Shawna Fischbach, Violaine HiUeret, Shanna Kinnick, Pa- tricia Kottraba, Joy Sheehan, Grace Williams, Mindi Wool- sey, Maylee Baron-Kanode, Gypsy Petz, Marie Sebade, Jenna Thomas, Amber Burch, Michelle Davis, Joe Kissack. Motion carried. EXECUTIVE SESSION - Mo- tion was made by Trustee Rathbun and seconded by Trustee Pearson to go into ex- ecutive session at 7:42 p.m. to discuss a personnel hiring is- sue. Motion carried. REGULAR MEETING - Chair- man Jones called the meeting back into regular session at 8:25 p.m. Motion was made by Trust- ee Rathbun and seconded by Trustee Pearson to offer a 2013-14 contract to Norman Bruce on the condition that his teaching certification sta- tus be resolved on or before April 8, 2013, as required by Professional Teaching Stan- dards Board requirements and as required by the conditions of his existing teaching con- tract. Motion carried. Chairman Jones declared a conflict of interest, resigned his position, and turned the meeting over to Vice-Chairman Rathbun; Chairman Jones ab- stained from vote or discussion and left the meeting room. As recommended by Superinten- dent Carrier and Principal Jeff Rieckman, motion was made by Trustee Mills and seconded by Trustee Williamson to ap- prove 2013-14 certified hiring at MOORCROFT SECONDARY SCHOOL: Lark Dumell, Randi Faeth, John Ferguson, Jer- ry Fischbach, Deb Harrison, Mary Hunter, Kim Jones, Paul Ormseth, Kari Peterson, Steve Richter, Darcy Sams, Chris Skeen, Lona Tracy, Charles Williams, Kelli Williams, Katie Buffington, Shayla Graham, Tessa Miller, Dustin Petz. Mo- tion carried. Vice-Chairman Rathbun turned the meeting back to Chairman Jones. As recommended by Super- intendent Carrier and Princi- pal Brian Hartwig, motion was made by Trustee Haiar and seconded by Trustee Pearson to approve 2013-14 certified hiring at SUNDANCE ELE- MENTARY SCHOOL: L i n d a Peterson, Lindsay Hansen, Tina Inghram, Colleen Court- ney, Marcia Ludeman, Beth Kreuter, Angela Butts, Tammy Needham, Karen Disney, Blake Hunkins, Kathy Bjomestad, Richard Pridgeon, Susan Ko- stenbauer, Heather Dryden, Abbie Love, Todd Klopp, Britt- ney Phillips. Motion carried. As recommended by Super- intendent Carrier and Princi- pal Mark Broderson, motion was made by Trustee Rathbun and seconded by Trustee Ha- iar to approve 2013-14 cer- tified hiring at SUNDANCE SECONDARY SCHOOL: Greta Crawford, Julie Cross, Lisa Dutton, Kathryn Eddy, Justin Gonzales, Stephanie Grubb, James Halverson, Todd Hick- man, Lance Hofland, Mary Jayne Jordan, Tobea Miller, Gerri Moore, James O'Connor, Sheryl O'Connor, Alice Willey, Timothy Hoard, Stephen Todd Kahler, Mason Neiman, Jared Hardman. Motion carried. As recommended by Super- intendent Carrier and Princi- pal David Lougee, motion was made by Trustee Williamson and seconded by Trustee Gray to approve 2013-14 certified hiring at BEAR LODGE HIGH SCHOOL: Rebecca Maupin, Tom Maupin. Motion carried. As recommended by Super- intendent Carrier and Direc- tor of Special Education San- dra Neiman, motion was made by Trustee Pearson and sec- onded by Trustee Haiar to ap- prove 2013-14 certified hiring * Trustee Rathbun wanted for DISTRICT-WIDE SPECIAL to acknowledge how well MHS EDUCATION: Kelly Bourdeon, Ronette Kahler, Renee Bra- zil, Tiffany Johnson, Joy Bell Moore, Bonnie Sipe, Coleen Letellier, Lisa Richter, Julie Stephany, Kim Eymer, Rebecca Viergets, Rosemarie Pearman, Joe Back, James Benvenga, Kassie Clements, Michelle McDonald, Kate Meints. Motion carried. TERMINATION - As recom- mended by Superintendent Carrier and Associate Prin- cipal Petersen, motion was made by Trustee Haiar and seconded by Trustee Rathbun to approve termination of em- ployment for Deb Reno, Moor- croft Elementary custodian. Motion carried. RECOGNITION - Chairman students represented them- selves and our district; their behavior was outstanding Trustee Mills commended students who were chosen for the UW Summer Institute: Sa- vannah Richter, Rebecca Du- laney, Hanna Bauernfeind, and Brooke Mills; also those FCCLA students going to state competition Trustee Gray said his niece represents the navy and visits schools across the country; she was very impressed with the excellent attitude and be- havior of the Moorcroft stu- dents at the job symposium; students were very engaged and that speaks well for our district. * Chairman Jones thanked Jones asked board members if Lark Durnell for they had items to share. The board would like to recognize the following schools and/or individuals for their perfor- mance and accomplishments: Trustee Williamson gave kudos to the career day orga- nized by Jerry Fischbach at Moorcroft High School Trustee Pearson said ditto to the above again tak- ing him with the physics class trip to the Gillette rec center to conduct experiments; he also offered his appreciation to Mark Broderson for the Sun- dance prom. ADJOURNMENT - Motion was made by Trustee Pearson and seconded by Trustee Ha- iar to adjourn the meeting at 8:36 p.m. Motion carried. 836 81424 2012 SIERRA 2012 2012 2013 SIERRA 1500 2013 SlEfe, A 1500 2013 S|ERRA 1500 2013 SIERRA 1500 2013 SIERRA 1500 2013 SIERRA 1500 2013 Sz 1500 1500 RmULR YUKON YUKON EXT. CAB EXT. CAB EXT. CAB EXT. CAB REG. CAB REG. CAB REG. 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