OCTOBER 17, 2018, REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Tom Weis and Paul Vanderholm present. Additional attendees were Superintendent Dave Gute, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, Business Office Clerk Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve the agenda with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Director Weis made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 19, 2018, meeting with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve the finance reports with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.
CONSIDERATION OF BILLS
Director Weis made a motion to approve the bills with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Gute thanked each director for filling out an evaluation form and giving him feedback on his job performance. He would like to have another form filled out in February.
Principal Blunt reported that the volleyball team will be playing Bedford in Stanton on October 22 for regional play with the winner of that match playing at East Mills on October 25. The football team plays Fremont-Mills this Friday for District Champion. If the team wins they will be in the state playoffs. There were 3 students that ran in 3 cross country meets this fall. The JH basketball will start before the end of the month with the HS girls starting on November 5 and the boys on the 12. Homecoming activities went well. Bus evacuation drills for K-12 were held and thanks to Tom Johnson and Rick Boyer for their help in this. The Science books have been ordered and received. FFA members, Ashley Henneman, Hannah Elwood, Allie Sandin, Carston Johnson, and Ransom Mascher, along with other members of the Red Oak FFA attended the Northwest Missouri State University’s Career Development Event Day on October 4 with Ashley Henneman being the top individual out of these students. Ashley, Allie, Carston, and Ransom also attended Greenhand Fire Up in Atlantic on October 10. The Cheerleaders visited the Care Center and performed for the residents. Page County County Health will be at school on October 18 to do a presentation about vaping to the 5-12 graders. The JH Vocal Festival will be held at East Mills on October 22. The end of the 1st quarter is October 23 and NHS Induction is October 25. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on November 1, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM. The 5th graders had a band meeting on October 16 with 12 out of 14 students planning on participating in band. The 3rd graders received new dictionaries from the Red Oak Elks.
CERTIFIED ENROLLMENT NUMBERS
Business Office Clerk Maxwell stated that we are down 2 students on the Certified Enrollment Total School Age Students Provided Instructional Programs/Services by our district.
Director Weis made a motion to approve Stanton Board Goals with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
Stanton School District Goals:
Increase student achievement through quality instruction and learning opportunities.
All students will be college and career ready upon graduating from the Stanton Community School District.
Develop a comprehensive facilities plan.
Remain a financially strong and viable district.
Stanton community school district will continue to implement a communication plan.
IASB CONFERENCE DELEGATE
Director Vanderholm made a motion to appoint Director Amy Tibben as our district delegate at the 2018 IASB Conference with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.
JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL COACH
Director Weis made a motion to approve Emily Irr and Jeff Grebin as the Junior High Boys Basketball Co-Coaches for the 2018-2019 school year with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
CORNER CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve the Corner Conference Sports Agreement for 2019-2020 with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.
CONCRETE WORK BIDS
Director Vanderholm made a motion to accept Gettler Concrete bid for $31,020 to do concrete work in the back of the school with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.
SCHOOL BOARD POLICY
Superintendent Gute presented School Board Policies Code No. 100 (Legal Status of the School District), 101 (Educational Philosophy of the School District), 102 (Equal Educational Opportunity), 103 (Long-Range Needs Assessment), 104 (Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment Policy), 105 (Assistance Animals), 506.1 (Education Records Access) for First Reading, Revision, and Review.
Director Weis made a motion to approve School Board Policies Code No. 900 (Principles and Objectives for Community Relations), 901 (Public Examination of School District Records), 902.1 (News Media Relations), 902.2 (News Conferences and Interviews), 902.4 (News Releases), 902.4 (Live Broadcast or Recording), 903.1 (School-Community Groups), 903.2 (Community Resource Persons and Volunteers), 903.3 (Visitors to School District Buildings & Sites), 903.4 (Public Conduct on School Premises), 903.5 (Distribution of Materials), 903.5R1 (Distribution of Materials Regulation), 904.1 (Transporting Students in Private Vehicles), 904.2 (Advertising and Promotion), 905.1 (Community Use of School District Facilities & Equipment), 905.2 (Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Environment), 905.3 (School Sponsored Activities on Wednesday and Sundays), 906 (Unmanned Aircrafts-Drones) with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
NEXT MEETING DATE
Director Weis made a motion to set the next board meeting on November 19 at 5:30 PM because of the holidays with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.
President Bates adjourned the meeting at 6:42 PM.
Brian Bates, President Tammy Boyer, Board Secretary