SOUTHEAST WARREN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Regular Board Meeting
July 18, 2016

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The Southeast Warren Board of Education met in regular session August 8, 2016 in the ICN room of the Junior/Senior High School building. Board Vice President Larrie Williams called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. The following board members were present: Dave Youmans, Anna Rowe, and Rande Seuferer. Board President Ron Miller was absent. Superintendent/Secondary Principal Delane Galvin, Elementary Principal John Burrell, Transportation Director Joel Mosher, and Board Secretary Julie Wilson were also in attendance, along with members from the community.

AGENDA: Motion by Rande Seuferer, seconded by Dave Youmans to approve the agenda. Ayes: 4.

THE BOARD SALUTES: Superintendent Galvin congratulated the softball and baseball players who received post season honors.

REPORTS:

Transportation Report submitted by Joel Mosher:

We had 4 extra bus trips for the month of July. The rest of the month was spent doing general repairs.

Elementary Principal’s Report: John Burrell introduced himself to the Board and expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to serve as Elementary Principal. He has been checking the buildings, meeting people, working on schedules, and preparing for registration tomorrow.

Athletic Director Report submitted by Blake Cruikshank:

Baseball

All Conference 1st Team
Lance Hoch - OF

All Conference 2nd Team
Kaleb Bauer - Infield
Alec Henderson - Utility

All District - 1st Team
Lance Hoch - OF

All District - 2nd Team
Alec Henderson - OF

All Conference All Academic
Blake Bauer
Bryant Seuferer

All State
Lance Hoch - INA 1st Team OF


Softball

All Conference 1st Team
Rylee Youmans - Outfield

All Conference 2nd Team
Kennedy Johns - Pitcher

All District
Jadie Beck - Infield

All State
Rylee Youmans - Honorable Mention
Zaddie Beck - Honorable Mention

All Conference All Academic
Rylee Youmans
Shannon Coffman
Lauren Hartman

Fall Sports

Volleyball - 22 girls have signed up to play. Gatorade Scrimmage is August 25th @ 5:30 with tentatively Lamoni, I-35 and Pleasantville.

Football - Roughly 24 boys have signed up to play. Gatorade Scrimmage is August 19th at 7:00 p.m.

Cross Country - 4 Girls and 10 Boys have signed up.

All fall practices start on August 8th.

CONSENT AGENDA: The following items were on the consent agenda:

1. July 18, 2016 minutes
2. Financial reports
3. Approve the School Nurse, Superintendent, and the Dean of Students as Level I child abuse investigators and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department as Level II child abuse investigator
4. Approve Peoples Savings Bank, official depository limit of $3,500,000, and Bankers Trust Company, N.A., official depository limit of $2,000,000, as bank depositories
5. Approve Indianola Record-Herald as official newspaper
6. Appoint Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. as School District Legal Counsel

Motion by Dave Youmans, seconded by Anna Rowe to approve the July 18, 2016 minutes. Ayes: 4.

Motion by Anna Rowe, seconded by Rande Seuferer to approve the items on the consent agenda. Ayes: 4.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Superintendent Galvin reported on the following items:
1. Thanks to Wellmark Foundation donations from Bev Schurman and Beth Mosher, we have a new window decal at the high school entrance.
2. Superintendent Galvin, the Teacher Leadership instructional coaches, and Mr. Burrell attended the Teacher Leadership Conference.
3. The custodians are getting things wrapped up in the buildings in preparation for the start of school.
4. The first day of school for students is August 23rd. Student registration will be held tomorrow night.
5. Alex Rodgers, Ag Instructor and FFA Advisor, introduced himself to the Board and related the activities the students have been involved in and plan on participating in over the next few weeks.

IDEA PART B DETERMINATIONS LETTER: Superintendent Galvin related that the Iowa Department of Education annually reviews each district’s compliance with, and implementation of IDEA Part B requirements. The Department of Education has determined that the district met all of the requirements for serving special education students.

PERSONNEL CHANGES: Superintendent Galvin recommended approving the appointments of Julene Ripperger, Substitute School Bus Driver; and David Hammond, Daycare Associate; approving the reduction in force of Beth Luse, Special Education Associate; and approving the termination of Kiah Carter, Daycare Associate. Motion by Dave Youmans, seconded by Rande Seuferer to approve the personnel changes as presented. Ayes: 4.

FOOD SERVICE BREAD BID: Superintendent Galvin related to the Board that one bid had been received for food service bread products. Superintendent Galvin recommended approving the bread bid from Bimbo Bakeries. Motion by Anna Rowe, seconded by Dave Youmans to approve the bread bid from Bimbo Bakeries. Ayes: 4.

ATHLETIC HANDBOOK: Superintendent Galvin related to the Board that he had asked Mr. Cruikshank to update the Athletic Handbook and recommended approval of the changes. Motion by Dave Youmans, seconded by Anna Rowe to approve the athletic handbook. Ayes: 4.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Anna Rowe, seconded by Dave Youmans to adjourn the meeting. Ayes: 4. The time was 5:55 p.m.

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