HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

The February 11, 2019 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:01pm. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Koch, Bravinder, Peterson, Scheuch, Diers and Detlefsen. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Diers motioned to approve the agenda; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Diers motioned to approve the consent agenda with included the January 14, 2019 Regular Board Meeting minutes, January 28, 2019 Work Session Meeting minutes, February bills, January enrollment, the leave request from Joe Puncochar from May 10-17, 2019; a leave request from Alexandra Thrasher from approximately May 20, 2019 thru October 7, 2019; and the retirement of Duane Lichy as the District Technology Director, effective the end of the 2018-19 school year, Elementary Laker News, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Alexa Schumann, Girls Basketball Forward, on being named CMC Player of the Week. In three games Alexa recorded 54 points, had 28 rebounds, 5 steals and 2 blocked shots. She also recorded a season high 27 points in a victory. Great job Alexa!
The School Board recognizes Quinn Mathisen on being named CMC Player of the Week. Quinn is a Junior, wrestling in the 285 lb class. A first year wrestler, he upset the #2 and #3 seeds on his way to a 2nd place finish at the TCU Invite. Quinn went 5-2 during the week with a match clinching pin. Way to go Quinn!
The School Board recognizes our Food Science team on placing 1st at the regional competition in Upsala. They now advance to state March 21st! Way to go!
The School Board recognizes an anonymous donation of $1265.67 given to sports and fine arts programs of the district. Thank you for your generous donation and support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes HLWW Girls Basketball player CJ Decker for reaching the 1,000 point mark. Congratulations CJ, keep up the good work!
Sellner reported we may see golf bills that seem high, however they are not any higher than they normally are. Sellner also reported we will be paying the majority of the items and then bill Maple Lake Schools for half the costs.
Scheuch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Diers motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Scheuch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Diers proposed a motion to approve the elementary fall welcome day proposal with childcare during the time of assessment. Koch asked if the childcare is only for school children. Sellner responded it would be for school age care. Olson responded she thought it was for the time the parent needed. Sellner indicated he was looking for the childcare for while the student was there. Olson said at a minimum we would look to cover the time the siblings are there, and if we are looking at a broader time of all day, we would need to have more discussions with Community Ed Director Margaret Marketon.
Diers motioned to approve the welcome day proposal for grades K-4 2019; Scheuch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Diers motioned to approve the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Superintendent Sellner reviewed information about districts operating levy renewals.
(Item VII, Subd. E) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of the following policy: 902-Use of School District Facilities & Equipment, 701-Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget, 701.1-Modification of School District Budget, 702-Accounting, 703-Annual Audit, 705-Investments, 706-Acceptance of Gifts, 712-Video Surveillance Other Than on Buses, 713-Student Activity Accounting, 720-Vending Machines.
(Item VII, Subd. F) The consensus of the board was there are no items to discuss at the work session.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Superintendent gave a report.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Principal Olson gave a report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
Principal Mix gave a report.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Heuer indicated the School Board Committee reports are attached to review.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
High School Honors Breakfast February 21 @8 a.m. Diers
Humphrey Elementary Musical Grade 3&4 February 21 @ 1 Diers; & 7 p.m.
High School Snowfest Coronation February 14 @ 1:45 p.m. Detlefsen
High School Band/Choir POPS Concert February 26 @ 7 p.m.
Winsted Elementary Musical Grade 1&2 March 7 @ 1 & 7 p.m.
Students of Excellence Awards April 24 evening
Spring Play April 26-27 @ 7:30 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Musical Grade 1&2 May 2 @ 1 & 7 p.m.
Middle School Choir Concert Grades 6-8 May 6 @7 p.m.- Detlefsen
High School Choir Concert May 8 @ 7 p.m.
Middle School Band Concert Grade 5-6 May 14 @ 6:30 p.m. Detlefsen
Middle School Band Concert Grade 7-8 May 14 @ 7:30 p.m. - Detlefsen
High School Band Concert May 15 @ 7 p.m.
4th Grade Fishing Expo May 15
Winsted Elementary Field Day May 17 @ 12:30 p.m.
High School Awards Night May 20 @ 7 p.m.
Winsted Elementary Kindergarten Program May 21 @ 6 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Kindergarten Program May 21 @ 7:15 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Field Day May 24 @ 12:30 p.m.
Middle School Field Day May 24
Graduation June 2 @ 2 p.m. Detlefsen
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Monday February 25, 2019 6pm HLWW HS Media Center-not needed at this time
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday March 11, 2019 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
Work Session: no meeting needed at this time.
Regular Meeting:
• Recognitions
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Present Handbook changes April and approve in May
• Discuss/Review 2020-21 School Calendar
• Approve Snow Make Up Days
• E Learning Update/Discussion
• Other
Scheuch motioned to adjourn at 7:18 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Lacy Detlefsen, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal March 22, 2019.

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