School Board Minutes
Red Rock Central District No. 2884
regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884, was held
in the Board Room in Lamberton on
Chairman Derickson called the meeting to order at
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
motion of Moldan, seconded by Clarke and unanimously carried, to approve the
agenda as amended, the minutes of the
Teacher Riley reported that on April 5th Ronald McDonald came to
give our students a 45-minute program regarding bullying. He taught our students strategies on how to
handle bullies and we are grateful to Ms. Moll for setting this up for us. Lisa Fest, who teaches nutrition to our
students through a program sponsored by
Olson reported that a representative from the Humphrey Institute will be in the
building tomorrow. We will be meeting
with community members, students, and staff during the afternoon. We will be weighting grades with our college
classes and AP courses, etc. On April 12th,
we had a tornado drill. The Student
Council food drive netted over 600 pounds.
We had a visit from the Fire Marshal.
A nameplate, recognizing the Estate of Ruth Fering
Black as a contributor to the Auto Shop, will be placed on the plaque at the
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Convention begins next week. The Spring Play will not be put on this year. Prom will be at the end of this week with the junior and senior parents providing the after prom party. Thanks to those parents for their extra work and concern for our kids. The Music Concert has been moved to Wednesday, May 9th. Every spring it will be on the second or third Wednesday of May because of too many conflicts with sports, etc. The churches were all contacted and have given their approval. A benefit for Arianne Rise will be held on May 9th with a picnic theme and silent auction. We gathered students for a brief assembly and gave them a pep talk on attitude.
Board Member Clarke commented on the RRCNet committee meeting held before this meeting.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried, to pay claims in the amount of $54,130.13. Receipts were $520,886.71.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to accept the resignation of Renee Simonson as our Elementary Head Custodian and Dale Gustad as our High School Custodian, due to his plan to retire, and to thank them for the service they have given to the district and the students.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Myers and unanimously carried, to grant a special leave of absence to Charles Nordby. Mr. Nordby will retire the end of September and this special leave will cover the cost of his retirement rate, the district’s share plus one month of health insurance cost based on the District’s Master Agreement with the Teachers. The Board states that this action does not start a new past practice and will be considered a one-time agreement.
motion of Kelsey, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to count the
snow day of
The following was discussed: Q-Comp Committee met with a representative from the State Department this month and it went very well, the equity drive for Highwater Ethanol was held here last Saturday and their board of directors had some great comments regarding our school, and Jeff Shaner and Bill Nickel will be painting the upper part of the Jeffers gym.
Upon motion of Moldan, seconded by Clarke and unanimously carried, to adjourn at
Alan J. Clarke, Clerk Denise Clarke, Recorder