Klawock School Board Notes

Klawock City School District

School Board Meeting

Conference Room

September 23, 2021

5 PM

 

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, VERIFY QUORUM, PLEDGE

                 

Mary Edenshaw called the meeting to order at 5:01 PM.

 

                  Mary Edenshaw                       Yes

                  Karen Cleary                             Yes

                  Janelle Friday                           Yes

                  Lisa George                               No

                  Ruby Smith                                Yes

 

                  Quorum present

 

Also present: Jim Holien, Yodean Armour, Kori Kness, Teresa Fairbanks

 

 

II.               APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

Karen Cleary made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve the agenda as presented.

 

Motion Approved.

 

                 

III.              PUBLIC HEARING (Related to Agenda Items)

 

                                    None.

 

                 

IV.             REPORTS

 

A.               Board-None

 

B.               Student Report –None.

 

C.               Athletic Director – Teresa Fairbanks-High School Basketball schedule is currently up for discussion. High School Cross Country has 4-5 possible state qualifiers.  Middle School Cross Country is going well.  E-sports is on the horizon, the position for an E-sports advisor is currently remains open.  Sheldon Sammons is resigning from Middle School wrestling coach.

 

D.               Business Manager – Yodean Armour-To add to her report, under revenue, planned for 113 students and 8 intensives.

 

E.               Superintendent/Principal– Jim Holien-Enrollment currently is at 115, this number will go up possibly tomorrow, with the return of three students. Count period for OASIS starts next Monday.  Chevy bus, we would like or put up for bid.  Discussed the functioning status of the vehicle.  Board agreed that selling the Chevy bus is best. Discussed covid testing on-site for our athletes.  Commonalities between schools’ mitigation plans and how this will help the student athletes to attend sporting events and take apart in these events discussed. Testing on-site will be most cost efficient.  CTE grant, unknown yet if KCSD was awarded this, but remaining hopeful.  Food fundraisers are not going to be allowable at this time due to the current status of the pandemic.   

Mr. Holien recommends the school fund state travel.  Karen expresses the need to not punish excellence, would like to have the school pay for state travel.  Board is in agreeance of this.   

 

                 

 

V.              CONSENT AGENDA

 

A.              Approval of Minutes of August 17, 2021

                                    B.              Approval of Vouchers

C.              Correspondence

                                                      1.               Acknowledgement of Confidential Correspondence

Received:  None

 

Janelle Friday made a motion, seconded by Karen Cleary, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

 

Motion Carried.

 

                 

VI.             ACTION ITEMS

 

A.     Approval of BP, AR and E 6174.1-Annuall renewals for funding requirements

 

Karen Cleary made a motion, seconded by Ruby Smith, to approve the BP, AR and E 6174. As annual renewals for funding requirements.

 

Motion Carried.

B.     Approval to hire Brianne Goheen as HSVB Coach

                                   

Janelle Friday made a motion, seconded by Ruby Smith, to approve the hire of Brianne Goheen as the HSVB Coach.

 

Motion Carried.                  

 

C.     Approval for KCSD to pay 100% of student travel to any State Championship Event

 

Karen Cleary made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve KCSD to pay 100% of student travel to any State Championship Event.

 

Motion Carried.

 

D.     Approval for KCSD to pay 100% of student travel to one off island event for Middle School Activities         

                 

Janelle Friday made a motion, seconded by Ruby Smith, to approve KCSD to pay 100% of student travel to one off island event for the Middle School Activities.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

VII.            BOARD COMMENT

 

                                    Janelle Friday expresses thanks for the headphones for the Boys and Girls club.

 

                                    A.              Next Meeting Date – October 13th, 2021, at 5PM.  

 

                 

VIII.           ADJOURNMENT

                                   

                                    Karen Cleary made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday to adjourn.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

                                    Meeting adjourned at 5:21 PM.

 Klawock City School District

School Board Meeting

Conference Room

August 17, 2021

5 PM

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, VERIFY QUORUM, PLEDGE

 

Mary Edenshaw called the meeting to order at 5:02 PM.

 

 

Mary Edenshaw                       Yes

Karen Cleary/Z                         Yes

Lisa George                               Yes

Janelle Friday                           Yes

Ruby Smith                                No

 

Quorum present

 

 

Also present: Jim Holien, Yodean Armour, Kori Kness, Teresa Fairbanks

 

II.               APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

Lisa George made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve the agenda as presented.

 

Motion approved.

 

                  III.              PUBLIC HEARING (Related to Agenda Items) 

 

None.

 

 

                  IV.             REPORTS

 

A.               Board-None

 

B.               Student Report – None

 

C.               Athletic Director – Teresa Fairbanks -There is an AD meeting scheduled for tomorrow.  Teresa is currently looking into other districts Mitigation plans for comparisons.  Discussed taking the number away from our mitigation plans.

 

 

D.              Business Manager – Yodean Armour-The business office has received direction from Arctic information that our information system will become obsolete a year from now.  Yodean is working with Mr. Holien in choosing the best system to fit the needs of the district.                                      

 

E.              Superintendent/Principal– Jim Holien-Numbers are increasing for enrollment.  Mitigation plan discussed, the mask policy to stay the same as last year, as of now.  Survey sent out via text message to families to review and to collect input about the Mitigation plan as the draft.  Responses showed varied opinions.  Mr. Holien foresees the Covid team will meet more often this year than last.  The Covid committee is set to meet soon to discuss the first day of school and what this will look like, to make a plan to keep all safe and well. Mitigation plan will be a working document as the recommendations change and the district follows the recommendations given to us from Public Health.

 

The gym floor is being refinished now.  Copy machine, looking into making bids on upgrades to the xerox machines as the warranty is almost up.  Concern discussed about the availability of new machines due to covid and the production of machines as of now.  Inservice to start on Thursday.  Sewar system to be worked on next week.  After speaking with Mike Busch, the plan is to cut a piece out of the piping and replace a certain length of it to address a possible sag in the piping.  We will know more as it is dug out. PowerSchool is our new student information system; this is being worked on now and the upgrade is looking like it will be very helpful to the district.  

                                                      Final budget included in the board packet.

 

                  V.              CONSENT AGENDA

 

A.              Approval of Minutes of June 29, 2021 

                                    B.              Approval of Vouchers

C.              Correspondence

                                                      1.               Acknowledgement of Confidential Correspondence

Received:  None

 

Lisa George made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

 

Motion Carried.

                                                     

 

                  VI.             ACTION ITEMS

 

A.              FY21 Final Budget

 

Lisa George made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve the FY21 Final Budget.

 

Motion Carried.

 

B.              KCSD FY 22 COVID Mitigation Plan                

 

Janelle Friday made a motion, seconded by Lisa George, to approve the KCSD FY 22 COVID Mitigation Plan as presented.

                 

                  Motion Carried.

 

C.              Approval for Sick Leave/Annual Leave Buy-out for Ken Armour  

 

                  Lisa George made a motion, seconded by Janelle Friday, to approve sick leave/annual leave buy-out for Ken Armour as presented. 

 

            Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

                 

 

VII.            BOARD COMMENT

 

Janelle Friday asks about the status of the counselor for the school year. 

Mr. Holien explains this will be available through a grant, a counselor that will be working with us as well as SISD.  The counselor will come in and meet with staff at Inservice.  We should have more coverage than we have had in the past.  Much of it will be online.  She might be working with staff, in training them or helping to create lesson plans that may help them in their classrooms. 

This grant is written as a distance counselor through Serrc.

 

 

                                    A.              Next Meeting Date – September 23, 2021, at 5PM.

 

                  VIII.           ADJOURNMENT

 

                                    Karen Cleary, made a motion, seconded by Lisa George to adjourn.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

                                    Meeting adjourned at 5:27 PM.