School Board Minutes
Red Rock Central District No. 2884
Monday, January 14, 2008
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884, was held in the elementary school cafeteria in Jeffers on Monday, January 14, 2008. Members present were: Clarke, Derickson, Kelsey, Myers, Rogotzke, and Westerman. Moldan was absent. Superintendent Brennan, Joe Dietl, and Denise Clarke were also in attendance.
Chairman Derickson called the meeting to order at 7:40 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Superintendent Brennan called for nominations for Chairman. Upon motion of Kelsey and seconded by Westerman, to have all current officers retain their positions for the upcoming year. Chairman – Derickson; Vice Chairman – Moldan; Clerk – Clarke; Treasurer – Westerman. Roll call vote was taken. Voting yes: Kelsey, Clarke, Derickson, Westerman, Myers, and Rogotzke. Voting no: None. Moldan was absent. Motion passed.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Myers and unanimously carried, to have all board members retain the Committee assignments that they currently hold.
MSHSL – Myers
Legislative – Derickson
Negotiations and Personnel of Certified Staff – Clarke, Moldan, and Rogotzke; Derickson alternate
Negotiations and Personnel of Non-certified Staff – Clarke, Kelsey, and Rogotzke; Derickson alternate
Staff Development – Westerman; Kelsey alternate
System Accountability – Myers and Derickson; Westerman alternate
Tri-County Joint Powers Board – Westerman; Myers alternate
Community Education – Kelsey; Myers alternate
Finance Committee – Clarke, Myers, and Westerman
Technology Planning – Derickson
RRCNet – Clarke, Derickson, and Myers
Building Committee – Kelsey, Moldan, and Myers
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried, to approve the agenda as amended, the minutes of the December 17, 2007 meeting, and the treasurer’s report.
Lead Teacher Riley’s report was distributed to the Board. New tile flooring was installed in the copy machine area of the office over Christmas break. On January 18th, we will have a lyceum by world champion rope-jumper Peter Nestler, which includes a message about a drug-free life. The SMSU Field Coordinator has asked our teachers to fill out a survey indicating if they are interested in hosting one of their teacher candidates. January 18th is the end of our second quarter. The teachers will have a
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workday on January 21st, so there will be no school for students that day. Report cards will be sent home with students on January 25th.
Principal Olson’s report was also distributed to the
Board. We will be having a foreign
exchange student from
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to pay claims in the amount of $64,847.22. Receipts were $515,836.81.
Upon motion of Myers, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the hiring of Kerri Zimmermann as assistant cook in the high school.
The Board discussed the possibility of selling the 5 acres of land east of the swimming pool to the Lamberton EDA. Discussion will continue at a later date.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to approve the 2008-09 school calendar.
Discussion was held on the following items: Summer school, school board compensation, beginning a foundation, and scheduling a goal setting workshop meeting.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried, to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.
Alan J. Clarke, Clerk Denise Clarke, Recorder