HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING Monday, May 11, 2020HLWW HS Media Center
The May 11, 2020 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:02 pm. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Koch, Bravinder, Peterson, Scheuch, Diers; absent: Detlefsen. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Scheuch recommended approval of the agenda; Koch seconded; those in favor: Peterson, Bravinder, Koch, Scheuch, Diers and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VI) Scheuch recommended approval of the consent agenda which included the April 13, 2020 Regular Board Meeting, April 27, 2020 Work Session Meeting, May bills, April Enrollment, FMLA leave request for Stefanie Gunderson starting the 2020-21 school year thru November 6, 2020; FMLA leave request for Amanda Zimmermann starting the 2020-21 school year thru October 12, 2020; FMLA leave request for Heather Eastling starting approximately October 23, 2020 thru February 2, 2021; FMLA leave request for Brooke Orazem from approximately October 27, 2020 thru January 3, 2021; resignation of Jesse Robertson as Technology Director effective June 8, 2020, employment recommendations: Rebecca Atkinson for the open reading position at Humphrey Elementary starting the 2020-21 school year; and Hailey Krueger for the elementary teaching position at Humphrey Elementary starting the 2020-21 school year due to a retirement, the second reading and approval of the following policies: 510-School Activities; 512-School-Sponsored Student Publications & Activities; 513-Student Promotion, Retention, & Program Design; 517-Student Recruiting; 518-DNR-DNI Orders; 519- Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies; 520-Student Surveys; Elementary Laker News; and the following recognition:
The School Board recognizes all of our teachers for the great work they do for students and families! Even more than ever, our teachers are striving during these times of distance learning and school closures, to make connections with our students and their families to ensure that they can receive the best education possible. We appreciate all that our teachers do to make HLWW Public Schools a great place (whether they are in school or working from home)! Thank you teachers!
Peterson seconded; those in favor: Scheuch, Diers, Peterson, Koch, Bravinder and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd B) Scheuch recommended approval of the LTFM projects; Koch seconded; Superintendent Sellner reported the LTFM projects will not change much from now until the budget approval in June; those in favor: Koch, Bravinder, Peterson, Scheuch, Diers and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
Superintendent Sellner asked for an official approval to post the anticipated positions reviewed in Item VII, Subd. A. Bravinder motioned to post the anticipated positions; Diers seconded; those in favor: Peterson, Bravinder, Koch, Scheuch, Diers and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd C) Scheuch recommended approval of the distance learning plan; Koch seconded; Superintendent Sellner reviewed the plan and each principal reviewed their portion of the plan. Scheuch amended the motion to include the grading changes for the elementary and high school; Koch seconded; Heuer asked for those in favor of the amendment: Scheuch, Peterson, Bravinder, Koch and Heuer; opposed: Diers; passed by majority. Scheuch motioned to approve the distance learning plan with the grading changes to the elementary and high school; Koch seconded; those in favor: Peterson, Bravinder, Koch, Diers, Scheuch and Heuer; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd D) Bravinder recommended approval of the 2020 graduation ceremony on May 31st at 2 pm outside in the high school parking lot pending information from the Department of Education; Diers seconded; those in favor: Diers, Scheuch, Peterson, Bravinder, Koch and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd E) Scheuch recommended approval of the mission, goals, and hashtag; Peterson seconded; those in favor: Koch, Bravinder, Peterson, Diers, Scheuch and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd G) Scheuch recommended approval of the items for the work session; Koch seconded; those in favor: Scheuch, Diers, Peterson, Bravinder, Koch and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Tuesday May 26, 2020 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday June 8, 2020 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
For the full report, visit the district website at www.hlww.k12.mn.us/board-meeting-minutes or view a copy in the district office.
Heuer adjourned the meeting at 8:00 pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Lacy Detlefsen, Clerk
Published in The Herald Journal, June 19, 2020.

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