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Regular Board Meeting

December 21, 2015


December 21, 2015


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a regular meeting on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Kathy Miller-Cornwall, Vice President, Duane Schnell, Cory Hoyer, Melissa Regelstad.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, - EDN, Brad Leonard, HS Principal; David McCaulley, MS Principal; Shane Kalous, Elementary Principal;  Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director, Andy Umthun, Activities/Athletic Director,  Amber Hovey -EDN,  Jenny Nitchals, Taylor Nissen, Hallie Jensen, Kennedy Clarke, Cydnie Anderson,  Emily Origer


Call to Order/Roll Call                                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:17.p.m.  Board members present were Schnell, Hoyer, Miller-Cornwall, Regelstad.


Agenda Approval                                                                     Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried 5-0.


Recognition of Visitors                                                            President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.


Public Input                                                                             None.


Consent Agenda                                                                                       Motion by Schnell, second by Cornwall to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0. 

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the November 16, 2015 meeting.


Hires – Volunteer Wrestling Coach – Blake Gjerde

Retirement – Deb Seylar 12.22.15

Finance Reports                      


Highlights                                                                                The High School Leadership Class represented by  Hallie Jensen, Taylor Nissen, Cydnie Anderson, Emily Origer, Kennedy Clark presented to the board the work that they have been doing in the course.   Course work included working with 2nd graders to teach them the difference between tattling and reporting,  Preparing a skit for 5-8 graders to highlight bully prevention month and making holiday videos for elementary students.                                              


Administrator reports were informational. The Board wished Deb Seylar the best in her retirement and appreciated her many years of service.

Items for Action/Discussion                                                   

Unfinished Business               

Board Policy Series 502- Student Rights & Responsibilities    3rd Reading, motion by Cornwall, second by Hoyer to approve Series 502 – Student Rights & Responsibilities.


New Business

IASB Recap                                                                             Jodie Greig and Kathy Miller-Cornwall gave a brief recap of the Iowa Association of School Board

2015 Convention.


Policy Series 503-1 to 503.5 Student Discipline                      1st Reading – No Action.


Items for Next Meeting                                                            TLC Memorandum of Understanding.  Schedule B. 


Adjournment – Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 6:27pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be January 18, 2016 at 5:15pm.                                                                                          .

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Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, military affiliation, political party preference, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Mrs. Tara Paul, Superintendent, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334. 712-362-2692

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