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Kingsley-Pierson School Board Minutes & Bills — October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

• The meeting was called to order by President Bubke at7:00 p.m.

• Present: Members Haggin, Collins and Pratt. Absent: Herbold.

• Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the agenda. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Motion was made by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve the September minutes. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Discussed the golf cart purchased for the school, mileage for Mr. Wiese and training for Student Council. Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Collins, to approve listed bills in the amounts of $150,048.11 from the general fund, $53,553.09 from the schoolhouse funds, $13,293.13 from the Kingsley Activity fund and $37,778.81 from the Lunch fund. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Discussed year-to-date revenue and expenses. School Board elections are November 2, 2021 for the two open seats. Candidates who filed papers with the school district include: Jason Collins, Megan Plendl, Melissa harder and Lindsay Letsche. Results of the November election will be certified by the Plymouth County Auditor on November 16, 2021. Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Collins, to approve the financial report. All voted aye, motion carried.

Principal Wiese (K-4, 9-12):
Six weeks into the school year. Fall FAST Testing K-4th Reading & Math completed and 2nd round in Jan-Feb 2022. Field trips for the HS Shop Class, Vo-Ag and KGT classes. Woodbury Central will hold a Career Fair on 10/22 from 9-10 a.m. October is Fire Prevention month. On 10/12, the Kingsley Fire Truck visited the elementary students. National Honor Society applications due 10/13, NHS Induction on 11/19. Computer Science Day 11/24. HS XC, VB & FB are winding down. XC State qualifying meet 10/21. FB last regular season game 10/15. VB Regionals begin 10/18 home vs WC. Fall Musical: Back to the 80’s. Two performances will be 11/12 and 11/13. Thanks again to the KP Boosters for supporting Red Ribbon Week 10/25-10/29. Halloween parties in the afternoon 10/29. 1st quarter ends 10/26. In-Person Parent Teacher Conferences on 11/2 and 11/4. No School 11/5. Iowa Youth Survey for 6th, 8th and 11th graders.

Principal Brand (5-8):
Mr. Brand updated the Board on an excellent homecoming week with dress up days, a parade, game and dance. Mr. Brand and Mr. Wiese gave a tour to the Class of 1970/1971. At the end of September, the students held the first PBIS assembly. Students receive positive acknowledgment when they are demonstrating our four expectations: Practice safety, Act responsibly, Work to succeed and Show respect. Currently, they are 1,930 PAWS cards. Once the students reach 2,500, they will earn an all school incentive. Fall sports finishing in the next week. MS Football will host their last home game 10/18. MS Volleyball will play their last game at MMCRU on 10/14. XC will compete on 10/16 in Moville. Cheerleaders hosted Volleyball and Football pep rallies this week and next week. Veteran’s Day program on 11/11 with the band and choir performing. End of the 1st quarter will be 10/26. Parent Teacher conferences will be from 2-8 p.m. on 11/2 and 11/4. A Fall Harvest Dance on 11/4 from 7-10 p.m. at the Community Center in Kingsley. The first MS boys basketball game will be 11/15 and girls basketball game on 11/16.

Supt. Bailey
Mr. Bailey discussed with the Board the several state reports due in September. These include: Fall Staff Beds, Operational Sharing, and Certified Enrollment numbers. Preliminary enrollment numbers show that students increased by .8 and the Beds in building enrollment increased by 5.8 students from last year. The school received a grant from the Missouri River Historical Development Society for $12,500 on new fitness equipment. There will be a 25% match from the school of $3,125 totaling $15,625. Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to set a total budget not to exceed $35,000 for new fitness equipment. All voted aye, motion carried. There was discussion on the gym membership with no rate set. In FY22-23, the State is requiring a computer science initiative for a class and Mr. Bailey will be attending training on 10/12. Mr. Bailey shared RV has four boys to play MS Basketball. The Board discussed and agreed that RV Boys’ basketball to play with the MS Boys’ basketball team. The Board asked about Cyber Security for the school. Mr. Bailey and Laurie discussed the sonic wall and service provider’s security protection and backup procedures. Mr. Bailey is working with the architect to schedule a final walk through date for the new gym.

Return to Learn Plan Currently, six students are out with COVID symptoms. One staff member tested positive and three student return to school 10/12. The Board agreed no change in the current policy.

SBRC Request for Modified Allowable Growth – Special Education Deficit
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve the supplement authority for the Special Education Deficit of $61,933.80. All voted aye, motion carried.

Continuing Contract Recommendations:
Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve Linda Hayworth as the MS Special Education Tutor. All voted aye, motion carried.

Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve Devin Hardie as the HS Assistant Baseball Coach. All voted aye, motion carried.

Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve Lyndsay Smit’s resignation as HS Head Softball Coach pending suitable replacement. All voted aye, motion carried.

Snow Bid Removal Approval:
There were two bids received for the snow removal. Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to accept the bid from Bohle Construction for the Kingsley building site and Jon Peschau for the Pierson building site. All voted aye, motion carried.

Operational Sharing:
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve operational sharing of Transportation and Workplace Learning with River Valley and Woodbury Central. All voted aye, motion carried.

Wellness Policy Update:
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve the Wellness Policy. All voted aye, motion carried.

Fundraiser Requests — None

November Board meeting set for November 16th at 7:00 p.m.

At 8:06 p.m., motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt to adjourn the meeting. All voted aye, motion carried.

Laurie Schweitzberger, Board Secretary
Matt Bubke, Board President

Aberson, Berwyn Official 110.00
Aberson, Joshua Official 110.00
After Prom Committee After Prom Expense 400.00
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. Legal Services 52.00
Aksarben Roofing Services 6,439.04
Andersons Supplies 113.96
Askelson, Terri Official 100.00
ASPI Solutions Inc. Track Register Website 500.00
Bailey, Amy Reimbursement 5.60
Barringer, Dale Official 110.00
Basalyga Jr., Russell Official 200.00
Beelner’s Service Inc. Plumbing/Heating Repairs 3,617.95
Beltman, Mark Official 110.00
Berggren, Edward Official 100.00
Bomgaars Supplies 204.90
Bottjen Implement Supplies 20.88
Burke Engineering Sales Repair Parts/Service 26,075.56
Champion Teamwear Supplies 31.99
Chesterman Fund Raising Supplies 638.12
City Of Kingsley Water/Sewer 272.69
City Of Pierson Water/Sewer 74.00
Clark’s Hardware LLC Misc Supplies 1,352.85
CLE Enterprises dba Chick-Fil-A Fundraising 2,327.50
Cole, Brian Official 100.00
Connected Electric South, LLC Services 95.50
Control System Specialists Heat-Vent Repairs/Service 1,485.31
Craig, Don Official 100.00
Dean Foods Company Milk & Milk Products 273.76
Dollar General Corporation Supplies 28.50
Eakes Supply Supplies 711.20
FEH Associates Inc. Architect Fees 3,965.04
First Cooperative Association Fuel, Supplies 1,276.31
Frontier Communications Telephone Service 799.99
Galva-Holstein Tuition 70.00
Gordon Flesch Company Copier Service, Supplies 711.86
Grau, Daniel Official 110.00
Hackett, Kristine Reimbursement 24.96
Hagan Auto Body Vehicle Repairs/Service 2,200.00
Harris Lake Park CSD Entry Fee 100.00
Harris, Dave Official 110.00
Harris, Mark Official 110.00
Hauff Mid-America Sports Inc. Supplies 2,669.28
Hillyard/Sioux Falls Janitorial Supplies 7,197.58
Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. Supplies 623.27
Hometown Pantry Supplies 65.03
Hytrek, Nick Official 110.00
Iowa Dept. Of Human Services Medicaid Reimbursement 722.97
Iowa College Access Network Services 257.50
Iowa Communications Network Services 57.07
Iowa High School Athletic Association Dues/Fees 60.00
Iowa High School Music Association Dues/Fees 25.00
Jenness, Lloyd Official 110.00
K-P Music Boosters Reimbursement 36.00
KMK Apparel & Design LLC Printing Supplies 514.00
Kraft Kleaners LLC Services 332.00
Kreber, Chris Official 110.00
Kreber, Kelly Official 110.00
Kreber, Nicolas Official 110.00
L & L Builders Co. Services 24,366.55
Lakeshore Learning Materials Instr. Supplies 223.93
Lammers Automotive Vehicle Repairs 576.72
Logra Learning LLC Instructional Services 19,475.00
Lumber Pros Lumber Supplies 492.69
Lunchtime Solutions Inc. Food Service 37,778.81
Malsam, Jennifer Official 100.00
Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Entry Fees 90.00
Mark’s Dancewear Supplies 379.18
Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. Instr. Supplies 307.11
Mauch, Maggie Reimburse 15.60
McKesson Medical-Surgical Medical Supplies 415.48
McQueen’s Soft Water Corp. Services 9.60
Medical Enterprises, Inc. Drug Testing Supplies 150.00
Menards-Sioux City Supplies 50.00
Mid American Energy Company Gas/Elec Service 11,252.72
Midstates Bank/Randi Anstine Petty Cash-Gate 467.74
Midwest Alarm Services 1,103.16
Monell, Jill Official 200.00
Moville Record Minutes/Bills 378.58
Mr. Muffler Exhaust Specialist Services 238.38
National FFA Organization Instructional Supplies 553.50
New Cooperative Inc. Fuel, Maintenance Supply 526.98
OA/BCIG Community School Entry Fee 70.00
Oriental Trading Prom Supplies 80.94
PartyFun Rentals, LLC Supplies 164.00
Pash, Dale Official 75.00
Powell, Suzanne Reimbursement 85.80
Presto X Company Pest Control 122.00
Professional Office Services Bkkp Supplies 349.29
Puttmann, Shannon Official 110.00
Ray’s Midbell Music Band Repairs/Supplies 683.02
Reinke, Dennis Official 110.00
Richarz, Deb Official 110.00
Rick’s Computers Computer Supplies/Service 11,803.00
Riddell/All American Sports Athletic Equip/Reconditioning 7,354.15
Riverside Insights Services 410.60
Rolling Oil Co. Gasoline-Oil/Service 3,459.32
Sam’s Club/Gecf Supplies 206.48
Sanitary Services Garbage Service 703.00
Savvas Learning Company LLC Supplies 3,128.59
School Specialty LLC Instr. Supplies 175.04
Schroeder, Jackie Reimbursement 203.58
Schroeder, Steven Reimbursement 100.00
Secure Benefits Systems Flex Plan Fees 4,282.87
Seuntjens, Bill Official 499.00
Shane’s Glass & More Services 225.00
Sibenaller-Woodard, Beth Official 110.00
Spooner, Jenni Reimburse 68.00
Stan Houston Equipment Shop Supply 271.40
Stanwick, Maggie Reimbursement 7.39
Staples Advantage Supplies 96.36
Stukent, Inc. Services 1,000.00
Thompson Services 100.00
Timberline Billing Service LLC Medicaid Services 91.97
Verizon Wireless Phone Service 200.05
Welte, Brad Reimburse 15.05
West Sioux High School Entry Fee 75.00
Wiatel Cable/Internet Service 590.79
Wiener, Arnold Official 110.00
Wiese, Rob Reimbursement 149.05
Woodbury Central Comm. School Open Enrollment 49,202.24
Wow Enterprises, LLC Services 400.00
Wurth, Melissa Reimbursement 174.26

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 21, 2021

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