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School 00he Sundance Times Page 8 September 27, 2012 Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees CALL TO ORDER - The regular meeting of the Board of Trust- ees of Crook County School District #1 was held in Moor- croft, WY, on Monday, Septem- ber 17, 2012, at the hour of 6 p.m. at the Moorcroft Second- ary School. ROLL CALL - The meeting was opened with the following pres- ent - Chairman Todd McIn- emey; Trustees Tracy Jones, Wayne Jordan, Ken Rathbun, Dena Mills, Bud Williamson, Thayne Gray, and Steve Blake- man. Trustee absent- Paul Casey. Admirfi'strators present - Lon Strel, Superintendent; Teresa Brown, Director of Cur- riculum; Sandra Neiman, Direc- tor of Special Education; Beth Lougee, Hulett Principal; Linda Wolf skill, Moorcroft Elemen- tary Principal; Dale Petersen, Moorcrofl Elementary Associ- ate Principal; Jeff Rieckman, Moorcroft Secondary Principal; Brian Hartwig, Sundance El- ementary Principal; and Dave Lougee, Bear Lodge High School Principal. Administrator absent - Mark Broderson, Sundance Secondary Principal. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Motion was made by Trustee Mills and seconded by Trustee Jones to approve the minutes of the regular meeting. Motion carried. ADOPTION OF AGENDA- Mo- tion was made by Trustee Rath- bun and seconded by Trustee WiUiamson to adopt the agen- dec Motion carried. CONSENT AGENDA - Chair- man McInemey asked ff any board member would like an item removed from the Consent Agendau Trustee Rathbun asked to re- CASH move Consent Agenda Item C 1, the resignation of Paul Casey, Sundance School Board Trust- ee. Motion was made by Trust- ee Rathbun and seconded by Trustee Gray to approve the remaining Consent Agenda items. To approve the bill listing and to issue warrar.ts in payment thereof. To approve the bus vehicle lease with Sundance State Bank. To approve theresignations of: 1. Sarah Ellsbury - Sundance Secondary Office Administrative Para, 2. Deb Davis - Sundance Elementary Part-time Lunch Aide, 3. Brittany Lenz - Hulett Special Education Para To approve hiring for 2012-13: 1. Sarah Ellsbury - Sundance Elementary Admin Assistant, 2. Shannon Reynolds - Moorcroft Elementary Part-Time Title 1 Para, 3. April Stone - Moorcroft Elementary Part-Time Special Education Pare, 4. Heather Reynolds- Moorcroft Elemen- tary Custodian, 5. Brittany Lenz - Sundance Secondary. Of- fice Administrate Para To approve tfULETr extra- duty coaching contracts for 2012:13: 1. W. Pauline Oolley - School Music Accompanist, 2. Aaron Mines - HS Boys Basket- ball Head Coach, 3. Oodi Rog- ers- HS Volleyball Head Coach, 4. Ryan Neiman - HS Football Head Coach To approve substitute/activity bus drivers for 2012-13: 1. Deb Davis, 2. Brandon Ackerman To approve 2012-13 isolation requests for: 1. Brandon Ack- erman, 2. Hilari Anderson, 3. LeRoy and Theresa Curren, 4. Richard and Mary. Heacock, 5. Shanna Howell To approve requests to home school in 2012-13: 1. Micaela Reeves, 2. James and Rebecca Palus, 3. Sherri Davis, 4. Max and Nancy Morbeto, 5. Doug- las and Sammie Hilliard, Jr., 6. Ray and Susan Miner To approve an extension of the existing Stmdance to Aladdin bus route. Motion carried. Motion was made by Trustee Blakeman and seconded by Trustee Jones to accept the resignation of Paul Casey. Dis- cussion was held and Attorney Mark Hughes was consulted. Motion failed. Motion was made by Trustee Jordan and seconded by Trust- ee Rathbun to table the resig- nation of Paul Casey until the October meeting. Motion car- ried. OWNER REP - Motion was made by Trustee Williamson and seconded by Trustee Mills to appoint Tom Necklason as Owner Representative for the new Moorcroft Elementary building and to ffmd $40,000 per year ($30,000 to Tom Neck- lason and $I0,000 to Dustin Petersen) out of the general budget. Discussion was held. Motion carried. ME PARA - Motion was made by Trustee Gray and seconded by Trustee Mills to establish a new paraprofessional position at Moorcroft Elementary. Dis- cussion was held. Motion car- ded. ARCHITECT - Superinten- dent Streib gave an update on the new Moorcroft Elementary building project. Building plans are posted on the school district F t I I I t website (w,g,7. crook 1. corn) Pub- lic meetings on the building's progress will be held approxi- mately every three months. A general discussion was held. FINANCIAL Pamela Gar- man, Business Manager, spoke about the progress so far implementing the wellness plan. The purpose of the well- ness plan is to lower the school district's health insurance pre- miums by 4% Discussion was held on ways to reach the goal of 85% employee participation; it is presently at 55% Mrs. Garman also reported on the two audits this fall: Leo Riley & Co. auditors were in district the last week in August and the Wyoming Department of Audit will conduct a full audit onsite the week of October 8. Mrs. German answered several questions about the Bridges summer school report. Motion was made by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Gray to approve the financial reports as submitted. Motion carried. VISITORS No visitors spoke. RECESS - Chairman McIner- ney called for a recess at 6:57 p.m. REGULAR SESSION - Chair- man Mclnerne called the meeting back into order at 7:04 p.m. DISCUSSION Chairman McInemey gave each board member three minutes to dis- cuss items of interest or con- CelTL Trustee Gray gave a big thanks to administrators and teachers at the start of the new school year; he appreciates all their work. Trustee Jones thanked Dusty Petz for an excellent job an- Communication Plan. She nouncing at Moorcroft games; asked board members, that as he also thanked the Sundance they read it, to let her know ff Times and Moorcroft Leader for they spot any mistakes so she publishing CCSD#1 board of can correct them. trustee candidate interviews. He wished good luck to all sports team and coaches. Trustee Blakeman - no com- ments Trustee Rathbun said ditto to the above comments of Trust- ees Gray and Jones. Trustee Williamson said ditto to above comments - thanks to administrators and teachers. He encouraged patrons to look at how well our district rates against other schools in Wyo- ming. Trustee Mills said ditto to the above comments; she also con- gratulated the Hulett School for being recognized by Top- schoolsintheusa.com in its "Top High Schools in the Unit- ed States" selection. Trustee Jordan welcomed new staff and administrators and thanked them for what they do and for all their efforts. As a parent of a kindergarten student, he said it is exciting to walk into the building and see the excitement. He wishes good luck to participants in all sports. Chairman Mclnerney hopes the cooler weather helps ev- eryone in the non-air condi- tioned elementary buildings in Moorcroft and Sundance and thanked all school district em- ployees. AUDIENCES WITH THE BOARD - None. BOCES - No report. SPECIAL PROGRAMS - Tere- sa Brown, Director of Curricu- lum, handed out the CCSD#1 Holiday InnC0nvent INE IIRAKE " HOUSE 305 N. 27th St. - 1-90 Exit 14 Spearfish, SD Sunday, September 30 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday, October 1 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 2 - 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. OFFERS MADE ON THE FOLLOWING >u .... PAYIN6 --': IRRORI FOR SILVER DOLILAIPlS Silver Coins 1964 and Older Kennedy Clad Half Dollars (1968 - 1970) Sliver Dollars - Morgan and Poses Dollars Certified Coins - PCQS, ANC, NGC and Others Large and Small Coin Collections GSA Carson City (CC) Silver Dollars OLD MONEY Paper Money - 1929 and Older National Currency Frectlanal Currency Confederate Currency WILL PAY 2,000% OR MORE (20 times face value) (prices subject to change without notice) on silver coins (1964 and before) Indian Head Pennies Wheat Pennies V. Buffalo and War Nickels Gold Coins Rare Coins Foreign Coins Sliver and Gold Certificates Old Currency With Bank Names On Them $1000 and eBB0 Bills Sandra Neiman, Director of T Special Education, informed 'i board members that Jean -v ine Knapp, Hulett Elementary special education para, was i awarded "Paraeducator of the Year  for our region; she offered " congratulations to Mrs. Knapp ' and said she is very proud of " her. Mrs. Neiman also reported ,T that Special Olympics is pre-> paring for its regional meet scheduled for October 10-12 in -" Casper. L PRINCIPALS- LindaWolfskill, : Moorcroft Elementary Princi- pal, went over demographics and data information from the 2011-12 school year. Jeff Rieckman, Moorcroft n Secondary School Principal, b went over demographics and data from the 2011-12 school year. He also informed board L, members of parent/ teacher a conference scheduled for Sep- tember 27 and 28 and invited patrons, ff they are interested, i to look at blueprints of the new,I elementary building; the blue-,t prints are in the high school4 commons area. o SUPERINTENDENT Su- perintendent Streib informed ,. board members that the NCA accreditation visit, which oc-,z curs onsite every five years, is d scheduled for the week of Oc- :] tuber 28. The next board work session will be held on Thurs- day, October 11. o CHAIRMAN - No report. LEGAL - No report. . DISCUSSION ITEMS - None. , EXECUTIVE SESSION - Mo-,f tion was made by Trustee Jones,i and seconded by Trustee Mills to go into executive session to :. discuss the petition presented by Jennifer Nehl at the July , 18, 2012, board meeting held . GOLD AND SILVER BULLION American Eegla Canadian Maple Leafs Krugerrandhl Gold Art Bars .999 Silver- 10@ oz,, 10 oz, and I oz. Bars Franklin end Danbury Mint Coins end Bars Sterling Coins and Bars should I sell now? 1. ff yOu have mherited items wueh ee oins, jewelry, diamonds end antiques and you're not inlerested in k4mlP4n9 them. our people wll give you FREE verboi opprolsoi, You decide if you wont to sell your merch,tndise for CASH or keep it, 2 Ch is easter to divide end testes fewer problems whom it comes to settling estates. NO APPOINTNIENT NECESSARY I s5oo CASH, Mint end Proof Coins - US and Foreign Canadian Silver Coins CommeHAive Coins Cotns in Plastic Holders All Types of Coins Bring in your GOLD or SILVER items for us to evaluate. [ We will give your $5.00. Um|I one coupon per customer. Same msertctions qIpIy. [ Expires 10t2 I What's in your attic? STERLING FLATWARE OLD POSTCARDS i1920's and older) GOLD AND JEWELRY Dentol Gold, Scrap Gold, t0K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Nugget Jewelry Old Class Rings Wadding Rings Industrial Gold Broken Jewelry Antique Jewelry Filigree Rings Platinum Jewelry Charm Bracelets Old Garnet Jewelry Old Mountings Bracelets and Necklaces PLATINUM ITEMS Silverware Flatware Jewelry Tee Sets Holloware Candle Sticks Platinum Bars Platinum Wire Platinum Jewelry Crucibles STERLING ITEMS , _#-," COSTUME JEWELRY Etsenberg Weiss Miriom Haskell Hob& Fancy Broa(:hes Clnteo All Vintage Costume Jewelry i HNU WE ARE BUYING 171 Post cards 1920 and older l-J Sliver la( $1,50/Ib. Q Gold eyeglass frames r-I Cast Iron and mechsnical banks lTokens and Dolittcal buttons E] Ola sutoEraphs snd signed p0t0s [] Fountain and mechsnical pens [] vl rnles C] Attention Jewelers: Buying old watch battertesl in Moorcroft and a personnel isu,:Motio .carried. REGULAR SESSION - Chair- man Mclnemey called the meeting back into regular ses- d sion at 9:38 p.m. *, Chairman McInerney read the following statements which ; address allegations from the r July 18 petition: ( Violation of CCSD#1 Leader-  ship Governance Policies Section 2.7 Personnel - Su- perintendent #9 The Superintendent will re- port to the Board those employ- ees who are under disciplinary or instructional plans. We, the board have found that the intent of the policy has been followed.  Neglect of duty when hiring ,t the 2012 summer school staff ;t and regular contracts, il It is the practice of this board that in March, all teachers are ,I voted on to be rehired or not of- fered a contract, and that proce-  l dure is in compliance with Wyo- , ruing State Statute 21-7-109 ; and Policy GCB - Professional ,I Staff Contract and Compensa- tion Plans.  Violation of Wyoming Depart- ment of Education State Board o Rules & Regulations Chapter b 21, Section 4, on the develop- il merit of a modified school ca1- '- endar, i Not only this board, but the , Wyoming Department of Educa- "a tion, has approved all documen- tation authori'ng an alternative" school calendar for this district. I The documents are available at i central office for anyone want- :9 ing to view them. J Motion was made by Trust-' ee Rathbun and seconded by ,9 Trustee Jordan to accept the previous statements as the of- w ficial position of the board with T respect to the petition in ques- .; tion. Trustee Blakeman re-.v, quested a roll call vote.  r Trustee Gray: yes, Chairman 'q Mclnerney: yes, Trustee Jones: yes, Trustee Jordan: yes, :) Trustee Blakeman: no, Trustee  Mills: yes, Trustee Rathbun: ,n yes, Trustee Williamson: yes ,:) Motion carried. ADJOURNMENT - Motion w was made by Trustee Rathbun b and seconded by Trustee Mills ! to adjourn the meeting. 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