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Paoe 12 ,h. la Thursday, March26,2009 all, MN Legal Notice Ashbrook, Jared Capes, Beth Lib- cess for next year. Erik Widvey REGULAR MEETING besmeier, Natalie Stein, Michael and Jay Klein will be meeting with UNOFFICIAL MINUTES Rose, SarahPowell, KelseyTheisen, sixth-grade students from Holy BOARD OF EDUCATION Kristina Mackereth, Tiffany Ber- Cross who may attend Kimball MARCH 18, 2009 scheid, Andy Dingmann, Rachelnextyear. MCAtesting and the end IND. SCI-IOOL DISTRICT 739 Lahr, Brian Wills, Tyler Gregory, of the quarter are both approach- KIMBALL, MINN. Pat Libbesmeier, Kyle Messer, and inn. Graduation is scheduled for The meetingwas called to order Burke Tagney. Students receiv- May 28. by Chair Helgeson at 6:30 p.m., ing vocal music awards were: Sub- Superintendent Tritabaugh with all members except Stenger section Excellent- Rochelle Bach, shared tax capacity rate sheets present. Member Stenger arrived Nick Anderson; Subsection Supe- with the Board. He recently at 6:47 p.m. rior/ State Section Excellent-Nick attended a negotiations semi- The Pledge of Allegiance was Anderson, Rochelle Bach, Maria nar and the national conference. said by all in attendance. Donnay, Mellissa Huhn, Crystal Upcoming meetings include: 4/2- Motion by Dockery, seconded Lahr, Emily Mansicka, Chelsey SEE Regional Meeting; 4/17 - SEE by Laabs to approve the agenda as Maus, Weston Vetsch, Amber Meeting; 4/15 - Benton Stearns; presented. MC Besonen, I~elsey Vigoren, Semen- 4/15- Board Meeting. Superinten- Julie Lochen and Ktlynn Small- the Stuve, Mitchel Hurrle, Brooke dent Tritabaugh will be out of the wood, officers of the senior class, Merten, Kelsey Theisen, Amanda district from April 1 through April were present to address the Board. Gageby, Camen Markgraf; Subsec- 5. With the support of Principal tion Superior/State Section Supe- Committee reports included Widvey, a letter was presented to rior- Maria Donnay, Mitchel Hur- Benton Stearns - Laabs, SEE - the Board requesting early dis- rle, Mellisa Huhn, Kelsey Vigo- Dockery, Health and Safety-Wid- missal for the senior class. Seniors ren, EmilyMansicka, Crystal Lahr. vey, Student-Board - Zipoy, Facil- would not be required to attend The band had a great performance ities Task Force - Zipoy, Athletic - class on May 26-28 and in return at their latest concert. The win- Stenger, Budget- Tritabaugh. would perform an act of commu- ter activities season is over, both SuperintendentTritabaughpre- nity service for the school district wrestling and speech had great sented the 2009-2010 school calen- and would be held accountable for records, dar to the Board fromthe Meet and their actions for the remainder of Jon Clarkreported on theMarch Confer Committee. After review, the school year. Motion by Laabs, Students of the Month. They are: motion by Peglow, seconded by seconded by Zipoy to approve the Mackenzie Mills, Tim Wittrock, Dockery to approve the calendar request as presented. The Board Zack Streit, Katie Spaulding, Sky- as presented with the understand- thanked the senior officers and ler Garding, Taylor Schreiner, Joey inn that changes can be made if wishedthemwellwiththeremain- VonWahlde. Kindergarten Round- the need arises. MC der of the schoolyear. MC Up has taken place, with 46 stu- There were no communica- Celebration and successes of dents in attendance. On February tions. students and staffincluded results 24, grades 4-6 performed "Music Motion by Stenger, seconded from instrumental and vocal through the Decades." The ele- by Peglow to approve payment of music solo and ensemble contests, mentary spring fundraiser is com- the listed bills in the amount of Students receiving instrumental plete; about $9000 was raised $801,881.80 of which $629,390.66 music awards were: Sub-Section and will be used for technology, was payment on a bond. MC Excellent- Sarah Powell and Becky Students in the sixth grade went Motion by Laabs, seconded by Vossen; Section/ State Excel- on fieldtrips to explore different Dockery to approve the consent lent - Burke Tagney, Ashley Kalk- career options. Preparations are agenda. MC The consent agenda brenner; Section/State Superior - starting to happen for testing com- included: Erin Gilpatrick, Stephan Kurkosky, inn up inApril. Approve minutes of February Megan Jones, Abby Zoller, Chelsie Erik Widvey reported that the 11, 2009, Regular Board Meeting. Colwill, Brooke Merten, Shantel band is leaving on March 20 for Approve request for maternity Tschida, Shannon Donnay, Tess- their trip to Chicago. All students leave requested by Darcy Krippner lyn Callander, Ryan Stein, Sydney have finished the registration pro- beginning on or about May 25. The treasurer's report for Febru- ary was reviewed and discussed. License Center Motion by Peglow, seconded West is open by Zipoy to accept resignation received from Shawn Meyer as Ag -just closed on Saturdays instructor beginning 2009-2010. At the beginning of February, The Board thanked Meyer for his Stearns County's License Center years of service to the district. MC West closed its doors on Saturdays. After discussion regarding Since that time there's been some junior high participation, motion confusion about the office closing by Laabs, to approve spring entirely. That is not the case. coaches: Joe Krippner-Assistant A reminder to residents that Baseball, Adam Beyer - eighth- License Center West is still open grade Baseball. Also to approve throughout the week; it only closed Ramsey Simmons- seventh-grade on Saturday mornings. Baseball contingent upon par- The Stearns County Board of ticipation at the junior high level. Commissioners decided in Jan- Motion was seconded by Dockery. uary to close Saturdays, because MC of a lack of customers and budget Following explanation from constraints. Approximately only Superintendent Tritabaugh, 10 to 20 customers would stop in at motion by Dockery, seconded by License Center West on a Saturday Peglow to approve Federal Advo- morning, compared to a couple cacy Resolution. MC hundred on a typical weekday. Motion by Stenger, seconded "We added Saturday morning by Zipoy to approve the follow- hours a year ago to provide more inn revised policies as presented: convenience to our citizens who BBE-Conflict of Interest-School needed these services, but busi- Board Members; BDDG- Minutes; ness just didn't pick up like we had BDDH - Public Participation; DFA hoped it would," said Schreifels. - Investments; DN - School Prop- Stearns County's License Cen- erties Disposal Procedure; JNA - ter West is open from 8 a.m. to Student Fees. MC 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Member Peglow attended the and the downtown License Cen- NHS Induction. The ceremony ter is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. went well and new inductees were Monday through Friday. well spoken. Inductees included: Kelsey Vigoren, Alex Mies, Sarah Messer, and Abby Zoller. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Peglow to adjourn at 9:08 p.m. MC Need access to Published in the Tri-County the Interuet ? 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