HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, January 25, 2018
HLWW HS Media Center
The January 25, 2018 Special/Work Session meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 5:00 p.m.. by Chairperson Wiech. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Lasiuk, Heuer, Bush, Bravinder, Diers and Detlefsen. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principal Jason Mix and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Superintendent Sellner indicated the cursive writing discussion may need to be rescheduled for the next meeting. Due to the rescheduling of the board meeting Principal Olson is not able to attend the meeting tonight.
Heuer motioned to approve the agenda; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. A) Superintendent Sellner indicated the high school new electives was a topic Mr. Bush wanted to discuss. Principal Mix reviewed the high school’s new electives and what are some of the current electives.
Mix introduced High School Counselor Emily Holm. Holm reported she has been checking in with each senior student one on one.
(Item V, Subd. B) Sellner indicated we will skip discussing cursive writing until next time.
(Item V, Subd. C) Wiech indicated Mr. Bush wanted to discuss early sports practices and homework.
(Item V, Subd. D) Superintendent Sellner reported based upon new recommendations, such as who the human rights officer is, and where the files are kept, we need to approve the updated policy 413-Harassment and Violence. Heuer indicated there is a typo on page nine item five F; it should say human rights officer. Sellner also noted if there is a student issue it is dealt with by the principal and if there is a staff issue it may also be dealt with by the principal before it is brought to the superintendent.
Diers motioned to approve policy 413-Harassment and Violence as corrected; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. E) Wiech reported the committee assignments are not final yet, however we do need to approve the Wright Tech Center and MAWSECO Committees so they can continue business and we will try to approve the rest at the next meeting.
Heuer motioned to approve Diers as the Wright Tech representative and Wiech as the MAWSECO committee representative; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. F) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the MOU for pay rate change for schedule D positions for One Act Play and Spring Play set designer, painter and builder.
Heuer motioned to approve the MOU for pay rate change for schedule D positions for One Act Play and Spring Play Set Designer, Painter and Builder; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. G) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the revised budget.
(Item V, Subd. H) Superintendent Sellner reported we approved his evaluation model last summer. Heuer, Wiech and Diers are the Superintendent Evaluation Committee per appointment at the last meeting. Sellner asked the members to score and make comments in the sections indicated and return the forms back to Wiech by the next meeting; the committee will meet to review the scores and at the February Work Session or the March Regular meeting we will have a closed meeting to discuss the results.
(Item V, Subd. I) Wiech indicated there were some communications attached; a student recommendation, yearly memberships list and a draft of 2019-2020 calendar.
(Item VI, Subd. A) Principal Mix gave a report.
(Item VI, Subd. B) Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
(Item VI, Subd. C) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
High School Honors Breakfast (gr. 9-12) February 22 (morning) Diers
Humphrey Elementary Musical gr. 3-4 February 22 @ HLWW HS 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. Detlefsen
Snow Fest Coronation-February 23 @ 1:45 p.m.
High School Band/Choir Concert February 27 @ 7 p.m. Detlefsen
Community Ed Spring Carnival March 2 @ 6:30-8 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Kindergarten Registration March 3 @ 9-10:30 a.m.
Winsted Elementary Musical Gr 1-2 March 8 @ HLWW HS 1 & 7 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Kindergarten Registration March 10 @ 9-10:30 a.m.
Middle School Art Crawl April 6 Detlefsen
National Honor Society Induction April 10 @ 7 p.m.
High School Spring Play April 27-28 @ 7:30 p.m.
Title I Event-April 12
(Item VI, Subd. D) There were no updates on new items from board members.
(Item VII) Next Meeting Dates:
• Legislative Forum-January 31, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.-Discovery Elementary School-Buffalo
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday February 12, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Work Session Meeting - Monday February 26, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item VIII) Items for next meeting
Regular Session:
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve School Board Committee Assignments
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Revise and approve annual budget
• Approve LTFM Expense-High School Gym Floor Refinish Quote
• Present Handbook changes (February Work session-approve in March)
• Other
Work Session:
• Discuss
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 7:08 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 16, 2017.

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