April 2022 Minutes
Unofficial M I N U T E S
BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT #62
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2022 @ 6:30 P.M.
SCRIBNER – SNYDER BAND BUILDING
Open the Meeting
Call the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Scribner-Snyder President, Laura Schnoor presiding.
Open Meetings Act
Notice of this meeting was properly published in a newspaper of general circulation by advance Public Notice with notice and advance agenda given to all members of the board prior to the meeting date. Scribner-Snyder personnel Joe Peitzmeier, Brad Stithem, Sharon Meyer and Malia Nemecek were in attendance.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A call of roll showed all members present: Don Beck, Mike Fischer, Matt Kruse, Laura Schnoor, Cory Schlueter and Andrea Vacha.
Welcoming of Visitors
Michelle Ryun – FFA Sponsor, Ashley Stadt, Zoey Gathman, Emily Hull, Chase Frazier and Kelby Dames gave a recap of what the 25 FFA Members have participated in this school year.
Board Members – Laura mentioned the High School Spring Musical, FFA BBQ/Auction and the JH/HS Spring Concert. Everyone did a nice job. NASB Golf Outing in Kearney is coming up in June.
Principal Stithem reported on the following items:
- Participated in the Severe Weather Awareness Campaign Tornado Drill on March 17th. Will also be conducting our 2nd bus evacuation drills this month.
- Completed all the items needed to comply with the LB399 statue.
- NSCAS/Map Testing is in full swing. Juniors took the ACT on March 22nd.
- Class Registration began this week.
- Prom will be held on April 23rd, Honor’s Night is scheduled for May 13th and SSCS Graduation Ceremony has been set for May 7th.
Director - Malia Nemecek – AD/Data/Student Services
- 18 students Grades 9-12 are recipients of the Nebraska Colleges’ Multi-Activity Student Award.
- SSCS has been selected to be the school spotlight in the May edition of the NSAA monthly newsletter.
- E-sports Smite Team Qualified for State and will be traveling to York on April 29th. Members are Connor Beranek, Thomas Baker, Garrett Hunke, Eli Enos, and Mickell Davitt. Colton Berkland has also made it to state E-sports playing Starcraft II.
- E-sports kids have been invited and will be playing at NETA.
- District Music Contest in Yutan on April 22nd.
- Prom- April 23rd, FFA Banquet - April 25th, National Honor Society Tapping – April 28th, Conference Track – April 30th, Elementary Music Program – May 4th and FCCLA Banquet- May 9th.
- Spring Testing has started
Superintendent Peitzmeier reported on the following items:
- Legislative Issues:
-Bill 1218 – Teacher Loan Forgiveness passed
-New Reading Curriculum has been ordered.
-School Improvement report – Informed by Cognia that we received accreditation.
-Gym and Stage floor
-Thanks to Brady Vacha, Dan Beerbohm and Kevin Wisnieski for the track
-Attended NRCSA on March 17 & 18
-After School Care
-Year of the review (Rule 10, Title I, Title II)
-Road Closures: CR 14 and CR H north to 275
-April 27th is Walk at lunch day and community clean up.
-Flags for watermelon feed
Updated the Board on Superintendent attendance/absences
Approval of the Consent Agenda
Vacha moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. This includes the approval of the agenda, the March 9, 2022 Minutes, Treasurers Report (attachment 1), Financial Reports (attachment 2), the actual General Fund expenses (attachment 3), Special Building Fund expenses (attachment 4) and placed them on file. Beck seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider and take Necessary Action in Regard to Supporting the FCCLA Students and Sponsor for Nationals
FCCLA Members, Eryn Hull, Kelby Dames, Jillian Dames, and Maci Streit addressed the Board about financial support for Nationals which will be held in San Diego, CA.
After some discussion Fischer moved to financially support the FCCLA trip to nationals in the sum of $600.00 per student. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Schlueter moved to accept the resignation, with regret, of Sarah Lallman (attachment 5). Vacha seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action Regarding Senior Trip
Vacha moved to approve the senior trip for 2022–2023 school year as presented. After discussion Fischer seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Americanism & Civics Committee
Discuss, Consider and Take all Necessary Action Regarding Social Studies Curriculum in Regards to LB 399
Mr. Stithem reported on the requirements of LB 399 and all of the school activities that take place to meet the requirements of LB 399. He assured the Board that requirements of LB 399 are all being met.
Schlueter moved to approve the Social Studies Curriculum and assure that the provisions of LB 399 are being met. Beck seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
There was no public comment.
Consider and Act on Hiring of Staff
Vacha moved that Mrs. Kris Reinert be hired as a 6th Grade Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider, and Take Necessary Action to Approve ESU #2 2022-2023 Special Education Services Contract
Vacha moved to approve the ESU #2 Special Education Services Contract as presented. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to Purchase “Boardworks”
After discussion action died for lack of motion.
Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to Approve 2022-2023 Classified Salary and Benefits
Vacha moved that the classified staff receive a salary and benefits package not to exceed 5% for the 2022-2023 school year with a starting base rate of $14.00 an hour. After discussion Schlueter seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider, and Take all Necessary Action to Revise Policy 413.03 “Support Staff Group Insurance Benefits”
Schlueter moved to revise board policy 413.03 “Support Staff Group Insurance Benefits” as presented. Vacha seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Consider and Act on CO-OP Agreement with Logan View Public School
Vacha moved to approve the Co-op Agreement in Softball, Volleyball, Jr Hi Football, and Jr Hi Volleyball for 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 with Logan View Public Schools. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider, and Take Necessary Action to Revise the 2021-2022 School Calendar
Vacha moved to approve the revision of the 2021-2022 School Calendar as presented. Fischer seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to Revise the 2022-2023 School Calendar
Kruse moved to approve the revision of the 2022-2023 School Calendar as presented in Calendar Revised ll (attachment 6). Vacha seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
- COVID-19 Updates
- Co-op for Girls Wrestling
- School-based Enterprise
There being no further business on the agenda of this meeting, President Laura Schnoor adjourned the meeting at 8:32 p.m.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of District #62, Dodge County, will be Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 6:30 p.m., in the Scribner–Snyder Band Room. Agenda items are kept current in the superintendent’s office and may be inspected during regular business hours.