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REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS GRAND FORKS SC

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS GRAND FORKS SCHOOL BOARD GRAND FORKS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 REGULAR MEETING May 9, 2022 The School Board of Grand Forks Public School District No. 1 met in a regular session on Monday, May 9, 2022, at the Mark Sanford Education Center with President Eric Lunn presiding. Board Members Present: Doug Carpenter, Chris Douthit, Amber Flynn, Eric Lunn, and Cynthia Shabb. Absent: Jacqueline Hassett, Jeff Manley, Shannon Mikula, and Bill Palmiscno. Student Board Members Present: Alicia De La Cruz. Absent: Evan Whalen. Others Present: Dr. Terry Brenner, Superintendent of Schools; Brandon Baumbach, Business Manager; Catherine Gillach, Associate Superintendent of Secondary Education; Dr. Brenda Lewis, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education; Melissa Buchhop, President, Grand Forks Education Association; and Cindy Johnson, Executive Secretary. Ben Franklin Elementary School building tour: 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Call to Order: 6:30 p.m. Motion and second to approve the agenda as written carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Celebrating Success: Lewis & Clark Elementary School students’ experiences Motion and second to approve the minutes of April 25, 2022, as written carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Discussed: Review School Board Norms, Student Demographics Report, Debrief Ben Franklin Building Tour. Motion and second to approve the consent agenda as follows: Appointments effective August 22, 2022, of Meghan Allan, Kindergarten Teacher (salary $43,774), Lindi Chadwick, 50% Physical Education Teacher (salary $21,488.50), Caitlyn Carkhuff, English Teacher (salary $43,774), Matthew Dunham, Science Teacher (salary $45,257), Meghan Foy, Kindergarten Teacher (salary $42,977), Laura Gillan, Title I Coordinator (salary $54,206), Jill Holum, Social Worker (salary $47,765, Kaci Johnson, Kindergarten Teacher (salary $55,004), Madison Kozel, Grade 3 Teacher (salary $45,372), Paige McPherson, Grade 1 Teacher (salary $42,977), McKenzie Novak, Science Teacher (salary $43,774), Kate Reich, Grade 3 Teacher (salary $46,169), Lucas Rieder, 40% Social Science Teacher and 60% SWIS (salary $43,774), Michelle Ruse, School Counselor (salary $60,019), Claudia Sanford, Grade 5 Teacher (salary $43,774), Lindsey Setzekorn, World Language Teacher (salary $51,014), and Jazmin Steidl, Grade 2 Teacher (salary $42,977); Open Enrollment application as presented; Resignation effective June 3, 2022, of Tyler Piper, Interventions/Resource Teacher; and Resignations effective June 27, 2022, of Joel Schleicher, Principal; and Todd Selk, Principal, carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to approve the [Head Start] COLA narrative and budget justification as presented carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to approve the [Head Start] Quality Improvement narrative and budget justification as presented carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to approve the [Head Start] 2021-2022 budget revision for the non-federal share of $250,000. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to declare that an emergency exists concerning the structural damage to a roof section at Schroeder Middle School carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to approve Tuesday, September 27, 2022, as the special election date for the Valley Middle School referendum carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to approve the school facility plan as corrected and submit it to the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction for state approval carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to appoint Dr. Holly Larson as the Valley Middle School associate principal effective the 2022-2023 school year at a salary of $86,259, education factor of $5,000, and a school factor of $1,250 for a total of $92,509 carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to complete the first reading of the following policies [as written and/or amended]: FGBB, Student Prayer During Non-Instructional Time; FGCC, Student Interviews, Interrogations, and Custody by School Resource Officers and Outside Agencies; GACB, Patriotic Exercises; GBA, Academic Freedom; GCAA, Grade Promotion, Retention, & Acceleration; GCC, Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment; ABEC, School Meal Charge Policy; GACG, Educational Opportunities Through Sponsoring Entities; KAB, District-Schools Parent and Family Engagement Policy; ABBG, School Attendance Boundaries; FA, Admission; FAAE, Student Residency Requirement; FAB, School Assignment; CAAB, Superintendent Evaluation Procedure; DAA, Role of Policy & Regulations for Non-Contracted Employees; DBAA, Recruitment, Hiring, & Background Checks for New Classified Personnel; DCB, Definition of Workweek and Overtime and Compensatory Time; DDBD, Military Leave; DEAB, Staff Attendance; DEBA, Confidentiality; DEBB, Conflict of Interest; DEBF, Employee Speech; DED, Administrative Leave & Suspension; DGHA, Lactation/Breastfeeding; DHA, Licensure; DHAB, Title I Qualifications Notification Requirement; FAAC, Enrollment of Suspended or Expelled Student; IEBA, Transportation of Students by Staff in Private Vehicles; JC, Naming/Renaming School Facilities; KAAE, Advertising; IEAA, Bus Safety; FFC, Bus Conduct; IEAB, Personnel Use of District Vehicles; JD, Retirement of Facilities Procedure and Criteria, carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to complete the required one reading and adoption of AAB-BR, General Policy Statement as written carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Motion and second to rescind the following policies: 2100, General Policy; 3250, Soliciting Prices, Bids and Quotations, Award of Contracts, Local Purchasing; 3430, Bus Transportation – Bus Drivers; 4118, Teacher Evaluation and Supervision; 4121, Complaint Procedures for Teachers; 4134, Electronic Communication Systems Use; 5332, Electronic Communication Systems Use; and 6167, Electronic Communication Systems Use; 5350, Discipline; 7310, Determining Needs – The Long-Range Plans, Site Development and Selection; 7410, Developing Educational Specifications, Architect Selection; 7440, Bidding Process, Awarding Contracts, Supervision – Architect’s, Engineer’s, Project Manager’s Responsibilities, Inspection of Completed Projects, Dedication of Project, Recording Names of Board Members, Administrators, Architects and Builders, carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett, Manley, Mikula, and Palmiscno. Announcements. Dr. Brenner announced the district does not issue gender blockers, there has not been an 8-year-old student suicide in the district, and federal law requires the district to review achievement data desegregated by district, school, and subgroup, and compared to state data. Family listening session at Valley Middle School on Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. Board Requests for Future Consideration. Future conversation about redistricting opportunities. Discussed: School Board Norms-How Did We Do? Adjourned: 8:29 p.m. (June 1, 2022) 69159