HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, February 26, 2018
HLWW HS Media Center
The February 26, 2018 School Board Work Session meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:00 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, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Heuer motioned to approve the agenda; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. A) Wiech reported the City of Howard Lake gave some options for the old middle school site in Howard Lake. Superintendent Sellner reported there were three options that were proposed: 1) 99 year lease, 2) sell the property to the City of Howard Lake, 3) do nothing-use as is. The board discussed each option and the consensus of the board was to look into the sale of the property with a stipulation of the purpose of the space be used for ball fields and a park.
(Item V, Subd. B) Principal Olson reviewed the Cursive Writing curriculum.
(Item V, Subd. C) Principal Mix reported the high school handbook changes are regarding school bus behavior, backpack information and bullying and harassment policies.
Principal Schimelpfenig reported the middle school handbook changes are regarding drop information, school bus behavior, adding hoods to dress and appearance, transportation rules, school zone and bullying and harassment policies.
Principal Olson reported the elementary school handbook changes are regarding electronic devices and school hours.
(Item V, Subd. D) Activities Director Scott Burning and Superintendent Sellner reviewed the information about the Wright County Conference. The recommendation from Activity Director Berning is not to change to the Wright County Conference at this time.
(Item V, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner requested the board to continue to review the enrollment study.
(Item V, Subd. F) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the administration tea.m.’s reduction ideas. The board members, Superintendent and principals discussed the list. Heuer, Diers, Lasiuk and Bravinder complimented the administration on coming up a list that was least impactful to students.
Heuer left at 7:42p.m..
(Item V, Subd. G) Sellner reported that we will get feedback from the teachers on Wednesday about the 2019-20 school calendar.
(Item VI, Subd. A) Principal Olson gave a report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
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 Band/Choir Concert February 27 @ 7 p.m. Detlefsen
Community Ed Spring Carnival March 2 @ 6:30-8 p.m.--Wiech
Humphrey Elementary Kindergarten Registration March 3 @ 9-10:30 a.m. Detlefsen
Winsted Elementary Musical Gr 1-2 March 8 @ HLWW HS 1 & 7 p.m.
Winsted Elementary Kindergarten Registration March 10 @ 9-10:30 a.m.
Middle School Art Crawl April 6 Detlefsen (cancelled)
Minnesota Honor Society Induction April 10 @ 7 p.m.
Title I Activity Night April 12-(Humphrey & Winsted Elementary) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
High School Spring Play April 27-28 @ 7:30 p.m.
(Item VI, Subd. D) There were no new items from board members.
(Item VII) Next Meeting Dates:
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday March 12, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Work Session Meeting - Monday March 26, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(VIII) Items for next meeting
Regular Session:
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Approve Lawn Care & Landscape maintenance Service Estimates
• Approve Handbook changes
• Other
Work Session:
Wiech said if there are any topics for the March Work Session please let the Superintendent know.
Bravinder motioned to adjourn at 8:23 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Publshed in the Herald Journal March 23, 2018.

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