Details for Oct 19 Minutes

ISLE SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES The Isle Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium with members Christensen, Gallion, Strecker, Skogen and VanBuskirk attending. Absent was Schmidt. Also attending were K-6 Principal/Superintendent Dean Kapsner, 7-12 Principal Jeremy Schultz, Director of Finance Tara Soderstrom, and Superintendents Secretary Kelly LaSart. Chairperson Gallion called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Moved by Strecker, seconded by VanBuskirk and carried unanimously to approve the agenda. Moved by Christensen, seconded by Strecker and carried to approve consent agenda. Skogen abstained. a. Minutes of September 21, 2020 board meeting b. Financial Report and Activity Fund Report c. District Bills September Checks 58233-58308= $282,091.38 d. Approve Payments for October District (m259) $ 83,494.90 e. Donations received through October 2020 f. Accept resignation of Sandra Skow, Para (effective 9-25-20) g. Accept resignation of Jen Gahbow, JH Boys Basketball Coach h. Accept resignation of Kathy Young, Technology Assistant (effective 10-7-20) i. Approve hiring of Kayla Larson, Asst. Girls Basketball Coach j. Approve hiring of Dominic Kruse, JH Football Coach k. Approve hiring of Jennifer Skogen, Para (effective 9-28-20) l. Approve hiring of Tom Jones, Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach m. Approve hiring of Anna Hinkle, Para (effective 10-8-20) Sara Dangers asked the school board to consider reducing the number of credits needed to graduate. Sara presented a list of parents who are also concerned about the current number of credits indicating Isle is higher than most districts. K-6 Principal/Superintendent Dean Kapsner submitted a written school board report. 7-12 Principal Jeremy Schultz submitted a written school board report. PK-6 Assistant Principal Melisa Maxwell submitted a written school board report. Activities Director Tyler Soderstrom submitted a written school board report. American Indian Liaison Katie Raverty submitted a written school board report. Board chair Gallion updated the board on the ICT, Health & Safety and Meet & Confer meetings he attended. Board member Christensen reported on the Rum River SpEd meeting him and Supt. Kapsner attended. Board member Skogen attended the Triple A meeting. The board had reading #3 on MSBA Policy 522-Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance Procedure & Process. Moved by Christensen, seconded by Skogen and carried unanimously to approve MSBA Policy 522-Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance Procedure & Process. Moved by Christensen, seconded by VanBuskirk and carried unanimously to approve the Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination. Moved by Strecker, seconded by Skogen and carried unanimously to approve the Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Places for Multiple Precincts & Designating Hours, During Which the Polling Places Will Remain Open for Voting, for School District Elections Not Held on the Day of a Statewide Election. The designated polling place for the Isle School District will be the Isle City Hall. Supt. Kapsner gave a COVID-19 update with information pertaining to the Isle School District. The numbers in the county have increased since the beginning of October although a majority of the cases are located in the southern part of the county. Moved by VanBuskirk, seconded by Skogen and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 7:13 pm. Amanda Strecker, Clerk Published in the Mille Lacs Messenger January 13, 2021 1105096

ISLE SCHOOL
BOARD MINUTES

The Isle Board of Education met
in regular session on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the
auditorium with members Christensen, Gallion, Strecker, Skogen
and VanBuskirk attending. Absent
was Schmidt. Also attending were
K-6 Principal/Superintendent Dean
Kapsner, 7-12 Principal Jeremy
Schultz, Director of Finance Tara
Soderstrom, and Superintendents
Secretary Kelly LaSart.
Chairperson Gallion called the
meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
Moved by Strecker, seconded
by VanBuskirk and carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Moved by Christensen, seconded by Strecker and carried to
approve consent agenda. Skogen
abstained.
a. Minutes of September 21,
2020 board meeting
b. Financial Report and Activity
Fund Report
c. District Bills
September Checks
58233-58308= $282,091.38
d. Approve Payments for October
District (m259) $ 83,494.90
e. Donations received through
October 2020
f. Accept resignation of Sandra
Skow, Para (effective 9-25-20)
g. Accept resignation of Jen
Gahbow, JH Boys Basketball
Coach
h. Accept resignation of Kathy
Young, Technology Assistant (effective 10-7-20)
i. Approve hiring of Kayla Larson, Asst. Girls Basketball Coach
j. Approve hiring of Dominic
Kruse, JH Football Coach
k. Approve hiring of Jennifer Skogen, Para (effective 9-28-20)
l. Approve hiring of Tom Jones,
Head Varsity Boys Basketball
Coach
m. Approve hiring of Anna Hinkle, Para (effective 10-8-20)
Sara Dangers asked the school
board to consider reducing the
number of credits needed to graduate. Sara presented a list of
parents who are also concerned
about the current number of credits
indicating Isle is higher than most
districts.
K-6
Principal/Superintendent
Dean Kapsner submitted a written
school board report.
7-12 Principal Jeremy Schultz
submitted a written school board
report.
PK-6 Assistant Principal Melisa
Maxwell submitted a written school
board report.
Activities Director Tyler Soderstrom submitted a written school
board report.
American Indian Liaison Katie
Raverty submitted a written school
board report.
Board chair Gallion updated the
board on the ICT, Health & Safety
and Meet & Confer meetings he
attended.
Board member Christensen
reported on the Rum River SpEd
meeting him and Supt. Kapsner
attended.
Board member Skogen attended the Triple A meeting.
The board had reading #3 on
MSBA Policy 522-Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance
Procedure & Process.
Moved by Christensen, seconded by Skogen and carried unanimously to approve MSBA Policy
522-Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination
Policy, Grievance Procedure & Process.
Moved by Christensen, seconded by VanBuskirk and carried unanimously to approve the Assurance
of Compliance with State and Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination.
Moved by Strecker, seconded
by Skogen and carried unanimously to approve the Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Places for
Multiple Precincts & Designating
Hours, During Which the Polling
Places Will Remain Open for Voting, for School District Elections
Not Held on the Day of a Statewide
Election. The designated polling
place for the Isle School District will
be the Isle City Hall.
Supt. Kapsner gave a COVID-19
update with information pertaining
to the Isle School District. The
numbers in the county have increased since the beginning of
October although a majority of the
cases are located in the southern
part of the county.
Moved by VanBuskirk, seconded by Skogen and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at
7:13 pm.
Amanda Strecker,
Clerk
Published in the
Mille Lacs Messenger
January 13, 2021
1105096

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