BOARD AGENDAS

2023-24 BOARD AGENDAS

February 26, 2024

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

 

2-26-2024

Tentative Agenda

 

1.   Opening – 6:15 PM

      A. Call to Order by President

      B.  Pledge of Allegiance

      C. Reading of School Mission Statement by Vice-President

      D. Hawk Highlight- Mrs. Christine Meader and All-State Qualifiers

      E. Adopt an Agenda

      F. Public Forum

2.   Work Session

      A. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

           1. High School Report

           2. Middle School Report

           3. West Elementary Report

           4. East Elementary Report

           5. Home School Report

           6. Virtual Learning Report

           7. Activities Director Report

           8. Special Education Report

           9. Transportation Director Report

         10.  Curriculum Report

         11. Fine Arts Boosters  

         12. Bus Specifications for Purchase of two buses for 2025-2026 (Document)

         13. 2022 Revenue Bond Savings and Interest Uses Discussion - Update

3.   Business Meeting

      A. Consent Items

           1. Minutes Previous Meeting

           2. Finance Report

           3. Payment of Bills

           4. Open Enrollment Requests

           5. Personnel Items

           6. Fundraising Requests

           7. Axiom Professional Services Agreement for East Elementary and West Elementary Parking/Traffic Flow Projects (Document)

           8. Axiom Professional Services Agreement for the Wrestling/Activity Center for Survey Due Diligence (Document)

     B. The Board will Focus on Student Learning and Planning

          1. Second Reading 210.2 Regular Meetings

          2. Second Reading 213 Public Participation in Board Meetings

          3. First Reading 505.8 Parental and Guardian Involvement

     C. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

          1. Flexibility Account Spending Resolution of HSAP Funds (Document)

          2. Set a Public Hearing for Specification of Buses for Purchase (Document)

          3. Set a Public Hearing for the Proposed Property Tax Levy (Document)

 

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

       A. https://www.ia-sb.org/the-learning-hub/custom-workshops

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

      A. March 11th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

    

Prepared: 2/23/2024

#mphawks

 

February 12, 2024

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

2-12-2024

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Call to Order by President

  2. Pledge of Allegiance

  3. Reading of School Mission Statement by Vice-President

  4. Adopt an Agenda

  5. Public Forum

  1. Work Session

     A.  Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

    1.  Transportation Director Report

    2.  Special Education Report

    3.  Activities Director Report

    4.  Virtual Learning Report

    5.  Home School Report

    6.  East Elementary Report

    7.  West Elementary Report

    8.  Middle School Report

    9.  High School Report

                 10.  Curriculum Report

                 11.  2022 Revenue Bond Savings and Interest Uses Discussion - Potential List  

                 12. Grade-like Attendance Center Modifications Update

                 13. New School Board Member Orientation Process

                 14.  213 Public Participation in Board Meetings

                 15.  Explanation of the schedule for the March 11th board meeting

                 16.  Snow Day Makeup Plan

                 17.  Fine Arts Boosters

 

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

 

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning and Planning

  2.  First Reading 210.2 Regular Meetings

  3.  First Reading 213 Public Participation in Board Meetings

  4.  Proposed 24-25 School Calendar

  5.  Pre-School Tuition Increase

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  Public Hearing at 6:30 p.m. for the Flexibility Transfer of Home School Assistance Funds

    2.  Flexibility Account Transfer Resolution of HSAP Funds (Document)

    3.  Wellington Electric, Inc.  Change Order (Document)

    4.  2014 General Obligation Bonds Partial Principal Retirement Resolution (Document)

    5.  2024 General Obligation Bond Actions

      1. Dissemination Agent Agreement Addendum with Piper-Sandler (Document)

      2. Financial Services Agreement with Piper Sandler (Document)

      3. Resolution to Approve the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds for $8,700,000 and the Debt Service Levy (Document)

 

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. 

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. February 26th  Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

 

January 22, 2024

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

 

1-22-2024

Tentative Agenda

 

1.  Opening – 6:15 PM

     A. Call to Order by President

     B. Pledge of Allegiance

     C. Reading of School Mission Statement by Vice-President

     D. Adopt an Agenda

     E. Public Forum

2.  Work Session

      1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      2. High School Report

      3 Middle School Report

      4. West Elementary Report

      5. East Elementary Report

      6. Home School Report

      7. Virtual Learning Report

      8. Activities Director Report

      9. Special Education Report

     10.Transportation Director Report

     11. Curriculum Report

     12. 2024 General Obligation Bond Paydown Schedule Discussion Continued  (Document)

     13. 2022 Revenue Bond Savings and Interest Uses Discussion - Potential Usages List

     14. Grade-like Attendance Center Modifications Questions and Discussion

     15. New School Board Member Orientation Process

 

3.   Business Meeting

    A.  Consent Items

         1. Minutes Previous Meeting

         2. Finance Report

         3. Payment of Bills

         4. Open Enrollment Requests

         5. Personnel Items

         6. Fundraising Requests

   B.  The Board will Focus on Student Learning and Planning

         1. Second Reading 407.1 Licensed Employee Resignation

         2. First Reading 210.2 Regular Meetings

   C. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

         1. Second Reading 405.2 LICENSED EMPLOYEE QUALIFICATIONS, RECRUITMENT, SELECTION 

         2. Set a Public Hearing for February 12, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. for the Flexibility Transfer of Home School Assistance Funds

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

       A. 

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

       A. February 12th  Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

Prepared: 1/19/2024

#mphawks

 

January 8, 2024

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

 

1-8-2024

Tentative Agenda

 

1.  Opening – 6:15 PM

     A.  Call to Order by President

     B.  Pledge of Allegiance

     C.  Reading of School Mission Statement by Vice-President

     D.  Adopt an Agenda

     E.  Public Forum

 

2.  Work Session

     A.  Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

         1. High School Report

         2. Middle School Report

         3. West Elementary Report

         4. East Elementary Report

         5. Home School Report

         6. Virtual Learning Report

         7. Activities Director Report

         8. Special Education Report

         9. Transportation Director Report

       10.  Curriculum Report

       11.  2024 General Obligation Bond Update

             a. Bond Timeline

             b. Early Principal Pay Down of 2014 GO Bonds and Schedule

             c. Bond Amortization Schedules Discussion

        12.  2022 Revenue Bond Savings and Interest Uses Discussion

        13.  Grade-like Attendance Center Modifications Discussion

        14.  Restructuring of Board Meetings (210.2)

3.  Business Meeting

     B.  Consent Items

          1. Minutes Previous Meeting

          2. Finance Report

          3. Payment of Bills

          4. Open Enrollment Requests

          5. Personnel Items

          6. Fundraising Requests

    C.  The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

          1. 407.1 Licensed Employee Resignation First Reading

          2. Resolution on the Additional Allowable Growth for At-Risk and Dropout Prevention

    D.  The Board will Focus on School Finances.

          1. Resolution to Establish the Qualified Education Assistance Plan

          2. 405.2 LICENSED EMPLOYEE QUALIFICATIONS, RECRUITMENT, SELECTION First Reading

 4.  Board Development and Inservice Activities

     A. 

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

     A. January 22nd  Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 1/5/2024

#mphawk

December 11, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

12-11-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

Opening – 6:15 PM

Call to Order by President

Pledge of Allegiance

Adopt an Agenda

Hawk Highlight- Mrs. Elsa Schmidt and FFA Students

Public Forum

Work Session

Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

          1.  High School Report

          2.  Middle School Report

          3.  West Elementary Report

          4.  East Elementary Report

          5.  Home School Report

          6.  Virtual Learning Report

          7.   Activities Director Report

          8.  Special Education Report

          9.  Transportation Director Report

        10.  Curriculum Report

        11.  Bond Update

3.     Business Meeting

       B. Consent Items

            1. Minutes Previous Meeting

            2. Finance Report

            3. Payment of Bills

            4. Open Enrollment Requests

            5. Personnel Items

           6. Fundraising Requests

           7. Special Education Contract

    C.  The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

           1. 407.1 Licensed Employee Resignation

    D.  The Board will Focus on School Finances.

           1. OPN Proposal Letter

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

     A. Discussion about future learning through IASB. (At the Board Table)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

      A. January 8th  Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

 

November 27, 2023

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office

1636 Hwy 22

Wellman, IA  52356

 

11-27-2023

Tentative Agenda

RETIRING SCHOOL BOARD ANNUAL MEETING

1.  Opening – 6:15 PM

         A.  Call to Order by President

         B.  Adopt an Agenda

2.  Consent Items

        A.  Minutes Previous Meeting

3.  Accept Election Results and Recognize Retiring Board Member

4.  Adjournment (Sine Die)

New Board of Education – Organization of the 2023-2024 Board

1.  Opening and Call to Order by Board Secretary

2.  Oath of Office to New Board Members

3.  Nominations and Election of Officers/Appointment of Board Secretary/Treasurer

       A.  Election of President and Vice President

       B.  Oath of Office

       C.  Appointment of Board Secretary/Treasurer

4.  Opening for the New School Board

       A.  Call to Order by New President

       B.  Adopt an Agenda

       C.  Hawk Highlight

       D.  Public Forum

5.  Work Session

       A.  Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

             1. High School Report

             2. Middle School Report

             3. West Elementary Report

             4.East Elementary Report

             5. Activities Director Report

             6. Home School Report

             7. Virtual Learning Report

             8. Special Education Report

             9. Transportation Report

           10. Curriculum Report

6.  Business Meeting

        A.  Consent Items

             1.  Finance Report

             2. Payment of Bills

             3. Open Enrollment Requests

             4. Personnel Items

             5. Fundraising Request

      B.  The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

             1.

      C.  The Board will Focus on School Finances.

             1. SBRC Resolution for Additional Allowable Growth for Enrollment and ELL (Document)

      D.  Short and Long Term Planning

             1. Washington and Johnson County Conference Boards

             2. Interest-Based Bargaining School Representative 

             3. Semi-Annual Superintendent Evaluation – Closed Session Motion Request

7.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

         A. Report on IASB Convention by Board Members

 

8.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

        A. 

9.     Board Highlights

       A. Billups

       B. Snider

       C. Frederick

       D. Allred

       E. Chittick

       F.  Schlabaugh

       G. Seward

 

10.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 11/22/2023

 

November 13, 2024

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office

1636 Hwy 22

Wellman, IA  52356

 

11-13-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight- Instructional Coaches (Presentation)

    4. Public Forum

  2. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1.  High School Report

      2.  Middle School Report

      3.  West Elementary Report

      4.  East Elementary Report

      5.  Activities Director Report

      6.  Home School Report

      7.  Virtual Learning Report

      8.  Special Education Report

      9.  Transportation Report

                          10. Curriculum Report

                          11. Audit Fieldwork Report for Fiscal Year 2022-2023(document)

                          12. Board Election and Bond Information

                          13. 2024-2025 Certified Budget Schedule Process Changes (document)

                          14. Kristan Hunter ISASP Data (Presentation)

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

  2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  3. IASB Policy Primer Review Update

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  SBRC Budget Resolution for 2024-2025(document)

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

                A. IASB Convention, November 15 to 17, 2023 (Information)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

               A. Superintendent Performance Evaluation Mid-Year on November 28, 2023 in Closed Session

              B. Board representatives for IBB.

6.     Board Highlights

    A. Pickard

    B. Snider

    C. Frederick

    D. Allred

    E. Chittick

    F.  Schlabach

    G. Seward

7.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 11/10/2023

#mphawks

#seethestars

#seeforyourself

 

October 23, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office

1636 Hwy 22

Wellman, IA  52356

10-23-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight- Christi Meader and the cast from “Into the Woods”

    4. Public Forum

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1.  High School Report

      2.  Middle School Report

      3.  West Elementary Report

      4.  East Elementary Report

      5.  Home School Report

      6.  Virtual Learning Report

      7.  Special Education Report

      8.  Transportation Report

      9.  Curriculum Report

                          10. Facilities Committee and Current Bond Update

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

    7.  Home School Assistance Program 28E Agreement Renewals

 

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  1.  Grant Wood AEA District 6 Director

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  SBRC Resolution for Additional Allowable Growth for Enrollment and ELL

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15 to 17, 2023 (Information)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. Superintendent Performance Evaluation Mid-Year

6.     Board Highlights

    A. Pickard

    B. Snider

    C. Frederick

    D. Allred

    E. Chittick

    F.  Schlabach

    G. Seward

7.     Adjournment

 

October 9, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office

1636 Hwy 22

Wellman, IA  52356

10-9-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight- Kristan Hunter- ISASP Data

    4. Public Forum

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1.  High School Report

      2.  Middle School Report

      3.  West Elementary Report

      4.  East Elementary Report

      5.  Home School Report

      6.  Virtual Learning Report

      7.  Special Education Report

      8.  Transportation Report

      9.  Curriculum Report

                          10. School Board Candidates and Current Bond Update

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

    7.  Open Road Driving School Contract for 2023-2024 to 2025-2026

 

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  1.  Transportation Policy

  2.  Concurrent Enrollment Review

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  Public Hearing–Second–at 6:45 p.m. for the Continuation of the Instructional Support Levy (Document)

    2.  Instructional Support Levy Resolution Continuation for Five Years to FY 2029 (Document)

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15 to 17, 2023 (Information)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. October 23rd Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6. Board Highlights

A. Pickard

B. Snider

C. Frederick

D. Allred

E. Chittick

F.  Schlabach

G. Seward

7.  Adjournment

 

September 25, 2023

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

 

9-25-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

1. Opening – 6:15 PM

Call to Order by President

Adopt an Agenda

Hawk Highlight- Fund for Academic Excellence

Public Forum

 

2. Work Session

A. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

 1. High School Report

 2. Middle School Report

 3. West Elementary Report

 4. East Elementary Report

 5. Home School Report

 6.  Virtual Learning Report

 7.  Special Education Report

 8.  Transportation Report

 9.  Curriculum Report

 10. Transportation Agreement (Document)

 

3.     Business Meeting

B. Consent Items

1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

 2. Finance Report

 3. Payment of Bills

 4. Open Enrollment Requests

 5. Personnel Items

 6. Fundraising Requests

 

C. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

 1. Concurrent Enrollment 

 2. Special Education Students Trip to Niabi Zoo (Document)

 

D. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

 1. Public Hearing at 6:45 p.m. for the Continuation of the Instructional Support Levy (Document)

 2. Instructional Support Levy Resolution on Intent to Continue for Five Years to FY 2029 (Document)

 3. Set a Public Hearing for October 9, 2023, at 6:45 p.m. for the Continuation of the Instructional Support Levy (Document)

 4. Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Treasurer’s Report (Document)

 5. Home School Assistance Program 28E Agreement with West Branch Community Schools (Document)

 6. Special Education Deficit Spending Authority Resolution (Document)

 7. Limited English Proficiency Additional Allowable Growth Resolution (Document)

 

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15 to 17, 2023 (Information)

 

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. October 9th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

 

6.     Board Highlights

    A. Pickard

    B. Snider

    C. Frederick

    D. Allred

    E. Chittick

    F.  Schlabach

    G. Seward

 

7.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 9/22/2023

#mphawks

#seethestars

#seeforyourself

 

September 11, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

9-11-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight- Jeff Swartzentruber- Frontline Presentation 

    4. Public Forum

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1.  High School Report

      2.  Middle School Report

      3.  West Elementary Report

      4.  East Elementary Report

      5.  Home School Report

      6.  Virtual Learning Report

      7.  Special Education Report

      8.  Transportation Report

      9.  Curriculum Report

    B. Finance and Facility Update

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  1.  Approve students attending the FFA National Conference in Indianapolis, In October 31st-November 4th.  

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  Appoint a delegate to the IASB Convention (Information)

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15-17, 2023 - Board Registration (Information)

B. GWAEA Statement of Candidacy for GWAEA Board (Document)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. September 25th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

 

August 28, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

Wellman, IA 52356

8-28-2023

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order by President

  2. Adopt an Agenda

  3. Hawk Highlight- Costa Rica Student Trip (Presentation)

  4. Public Forum

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1.  High School Report

      2.  Middle School Report

      3.  West Elementary Report

      4.  East Elementary Report

      5.  Home School Report

      6.  Virtual Learning Report

      7.  Special Education Report

      8.  Transportation Report

      9.  Curriculum Report

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1.  Minutes Previous Meeting

    2.  Finance Report

    3.  Payment of Bills

    4.  Open Enrollment Requests

    5.  Personnel Items

    6.  Fundraising Requests

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  1.  TCIT-U Agreement and Parent Letter

    1. MPCSD 2023-24 TCIT Provider Agreement

    2. 2023 TCIT-U Parent Letter Draft Option

    3. DESSA Mini Information

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.

    1.  Letter of Engagement with Ahlers & Cooney PLC 

    2.  Letter of Engagement with Ahlers & Cooney PLC for 2023-2024 General Obligation Bond (Document)

    3.  Set a Public Hearing for the Continuation to the Instructional Support Levy(Document)

    4.  Appoint a delegate to the IASB Convention (Information)

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15-17, 2023 - Board Registration (Information)

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. September 11th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Work Session II

    A.  Tour of the High School Building

    B.  Tour of West Elementary Building

    C.  Tour of Home School Building

7.     Board Highlights

8.     Adjournment

 

August 14, 2023

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

 

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Middle School Library

(Please note the change in location.)

713 F Avenue

Kalona, IA 52247

 

8-14-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt an Agenda
    3. Public Forum
  2. Work Session
    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue
      1. Exit Survey and End of Year Summary
      2. High School/Middle School Handbook Clarification

 

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items
    1. Minutes Previous Meeting
    2. Finance Report
    3. Payment of Bills
    4. Open Enrollment Requests
    5. Personnel Items
    6. Fundraising Requests
  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.
    1. Facilities Committee - Presentation of General Obligation Bond Petition Presentation
    2. Resolution to call and Election for General Obligation Bond
  1. The Board will Focus on School Finances.
    1. Accept the 2022 Annual Financial Audit
    2. Bank Depository Resolution for the 2023-2024 School Year
    3. Appoint Ahlers & Cooney PLC as District Legal Representation
    4. Approve Additional Insured School-Related Groups

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

A. IASB Convention, November 15-17, 2023 - Board Registration

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A. School Board Election Candidate Filing Reminder

B. August 24th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.     Work Session II

            A.  Tour of the Middle School Building

            B.  Tour of East Elementary Building

7.     Board Highlights

8.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 8/11/2023

#mphawks

#seethestars

#seeforyourself

July 10, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Central Office Community Room
1636 Hwy 22 East
Wellman, IA 52356
7-10-2023
Tentative Agenda

 

1. Opening – 6:15 PM
A. Call to Order by President
B. Adopt an Agenda
C. Hawk Highlight - Custodian Update-Steve Mayer
D. Public Forum
2. Work Session
A. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue
1.Review Chapter 600’s Policies. Chapter 600’s Notable Policy Changes
3. Business Meeting
B. Consent Items
1.Minutes Previous Meeting
2.Finance Report
3.Payment of Bills
4.Open Enrollment Requests
5.Personnel Items
6.Fundraising Requests
7. TPRA Memorandum Of Understanding for BVU, UDB, WmPU
C. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.
1.Student Handbooks
a. High School Student Handbook-(Recommended Changes Highlighted)
b. Middle School Student Handbook
c. East Elementary Student Handbook
d. West Elementary Student Handbook
e. HSAP Student Handbook (Middle & High School Classes)
f. HSAP Program Handbook
2.2023-2024 MPHS Elevate Information
3.2024 IASB Legislative Priorities
4.Board Policy Chapter 600 Second Reading of policies reviewed on 6-26-23
D. The Board will Focus on School Finances.
1. Facilities Committee Presentation for GO Bond Recommendation
4. Board Development and Inservice Activities
A. Potential Workshop Topics from IASB
5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting
A. August 14th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM
6. Board Highlights
7. Adjournment

2022-23 BOARD AGENDAS

June 26, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

 

6-26-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight - Tad Morrow Project Update

    4. Public Forum

 

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Review 600’s policies. Chapter 600 

 

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1. Minutes Previous Meeting

    2. Finance Report

    3. Payment of Bills

    4. Open Enrollment Requests

    5. Personnel Items

    6. Fundraising Requests

    7. Madrigal Choir Trip Recommendation

 

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

  1. Student/Parent Handbooks

    1. High School Student Handbook-(Recommended Changes Highlighted)

      1. Good Conduct Rule Policy

    2. Middle School Student Handbook

    3. East Elementary Student Handbook

    4. West Elementary Student Handbook

    5. HSAP Student Handbook (Middle & High School Classes)

    6. HSAP Program Handbook 

 

  1. 2024 IASB Legislative Priorities

  2. Board Policy Chapter 600 First Reading of policies reviewed

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance.

    1. 2023-2024 Superintendent Compensation

 

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

 

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

A.  July 10th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

 

6.    Board Highlights

 

7.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 6/23/2023

#mphawks

#seethestars

#seeforyourself

 

June 12, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

 

6-12-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight – Mrs. Foster & Mr. Jergens (TCIT Presentation)

    4. Public Forum

  2. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Central Office Report

      2. High School Report

      3. Middle School Report

      4. East Elementary Report

      5. West Elementary Report

      6. HSAP Report

      7. Virtual Academy Report

      8. SPED

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1. Minutes Previous Meeting

    2. Finance Report

    3. Payment of Bills

    4. Open Enrollment Requests

    5. Personnel Items

    6. Fundraising Requests

    7. Grant Wood AEA Powerschool Usage Agreement for 2023-2024

 

  1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning.

    1. Math Presentation- Kristen Hunter, Maria Schlabach, Emily Zehr, Sarah Ihde, Hannah Mougin, Paula Buckwalter 

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance.

    1. Dairy Bid for the 2023-2024 School Year

    2. Superintendent Wage Review for 2023-2024 School Year

    3. Termination of Administrator Contract

4.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

                A.  June 26th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

6.    Board Highlights

7.     Adjournment

 

Prepared: 6/9/2023

#mphawks

#seethestars

#seeforyourself

 

May 23, 2023

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

5-23-23

Special Session Agenda

 

1. Opening- 5:15 PM

  1. Call to order by President
  2. Approve Agenda
  3. Motion to enter into a closed session authorized by Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(e) to conduct a hearing to determine whether to suspend or expel a student. (A)
  4. Closed session
  5. Return to open session
  6. Recommendation for expulsion of student (A)
  7. Adjourn

May 15, 2023 SPECIAL MEETING

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

5-15-2023

Tentative Agenda

  1. Opening – 7:15 AM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

2.   Consideration of whether to issue a notice of consideration of termination of administrator contract to Nathan Carlson, administrator.

3.     Adjournment

 

May 8, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

5-8-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight – Mrs. Bessman's 5th grade  

    4. Public Forum

  2. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Central Office Report

      2. High School Report

      3. Middle School Report

      4. East Elementary Report

      5. West Elementary Report

      6. HSAP Report

      7. Virtual Academy Report

3.     Business Meeting

  1. Consent Items

    1. Minutes Previous Meeting

    2. Finance Report

    3. Payment of Bills

    4. Open Enrollment Requests

    5. Personnel Items

    6. Fundraising Requests

    7. Class of 2022-2023 - Mid-Prairie High School Graduates, MP-HSAP Graduating Seniors, MPCSD Virtual Academy Seniors, MP ALC Graduates

  2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

    1. District Student Wellness Curriculum Recommendation  Presentation

  1. Board Policy 711.7 Second Reading

 

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. Sale of Buses (Document)

    2. Summer Projects (Document)

    3. School Fees for 2023-2024 (Document)

4.    Superintendent Evaluation (Closed Session)

5.    Board Development and Inservice Activities

  1.  

6.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

F.  June 12th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

7.    Board Highlights

    G.

8.     Adjournment

 

April 24, 2023

Mission Statement:

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a
caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

4-24-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Public Forum

    4. Hawk Highlight – Staff Recognition

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Central Office Report

      2. High School Report

      3. Middle School Report

      4. East Elementary Report

      5. West Elementary Report

      6. HSAP Report

      7. Virtual Academy Report

    2. Review of Board Policy 213 (Document)

  1. Business Meeting

    1. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests 

    2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Board Policy 711.7 First Reading

      2. Future Problem Solvers Out of State Travel to Nationals (Document)

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. HSAP Compensation for 2023-2024 (Document)

    2. Middle School Roof ReplacementProjects

      1. MPMS Choir Practice Area Hallway Office Proposal (Document)

      2. MPMS Choir Room Roof Proposal (Document)

    3. Possible Property Leases for Cell Towers on District Properties (Document)

  1. Board Development and Inservice Activities

  1. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

    1. May 8th Board Meeting @ 6:15 PM

    2. 2023 Summer Projects

    3. School Fees

  1. Board Highlights

  1. Adjournment

April 18, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

Central Administration Office

1636 Highway 22 East 

Wellman, IA 52356

4-18-23

Special Session Agenda

 

  1. Opening- 7:00 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Approve Agenda

    3. Motion to enter into a closed session authorized by Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a) & 21.5(1)(e) to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential and to conduct a hearing to determine whether to suspend or expel a student. (A)

    4. Closed session 

    5. Return to open session

    6. Recommendation for expulsion of student (A)

    7. Adjourn

April 10, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

4-10-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Public Forum

    4. Hawk Highlight – Matt Freel, Amy Shalla, and students

  1. Business Meeting

    1. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

      7. OPN Working Agreement

    2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

      1.  
    3. The Board will Focus on School Finance

      1. Public Hearing for 2023-2024 Certified Budget at 6:30 p.m. (Document)

      2. Approve the 2023-2024 Certified Budget

      3. Public Hearing for 2022-2023 Amended Budget at 6:40 p.m. (Document)

      4. Approve the 2022-2023 Amended Budget

      5. 28E Sharing Agreements for the 2023-2024 School Year

        1. Curriculum Director with Clear Creek Amana CSD

        2. HR Coordinator with Clear Creek Amana CSD

        3. Social Worker with Clear Creek Amana CSD

        4. Buildings and Grounds Director with Clear Creek Amana CSD

        5. Special Education Director with Lone Tree CSD

        6. Transportation Director with Lone Tree CSD

      6. 2023-2024 Administration, Directors, and Central Office Compensation

  1. Work Session

    A.  Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

    1. Central Office Report

    2. High School Report

    3. Middle School Report

    4. East Elementary Report

    5. West Elementary Report

    6. HSAP Report

    7. MPVA Report

    8. Larry Sigel ISFIS 5-Year Projection Review

  1. Board Development and Inservice Activities

  2. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  3. Board Highlight

  4. Adjournment

 

 

 
 

March 27, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

3-27-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Public Forum

    4. Hawk Highlight – Staff Recognition (Mike and Gary)

  2. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Central Office Report

      2. High School Report

      3. Middle School Report

      4. East Elementary Report

      5. West Elementary Report

      6. HSAP Report

      7. Virtual Academy

      8. SPED Report

  3. Business Meeting

    1. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

    2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Recommendation for Middle School Academic Interventionist (Document)

      2.  
    3. The Board will Focus on School Finance

      1. Fiscal Year 2024 Certified Budget Presentation

      2. Set the Public Hearing for 2023 2024 Certified Budget for April 10, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. (Document)

      3. Set the Public Hearing for 2022-2023 Amended Budget for April 10, 2023 at 6:40 p.m. (Document)

      4. Redemption of General Obligation Bond School Bonds, Series 2014 Resolution (Document 1) (Document 2)

      5. 2023-2024 IBB Wage Negotiations Update

  4. Board Development and Inservice Activities

  5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  6. Board Highlight

  7. Adjournment

 

March 20, 2023 SPECIAL MEETING

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

 

3-20-2023

Special Meeting Tentative Agenda

  1. Opening – 6:00 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

  1. Business Meeting

    1. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Approve change of High School Parent Teacher Dates

        1. Current Dates:

          1. April 18th and April 20th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm

        2. Proposed New Dates:

          1. Tuesday, March 28 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm

          2.  Monday, April 3 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. Accept Bids for Bid Package #3 for Masonry Work (Document)

    2. Accept construction observation and material testing services

      1. Document #1

      2. Document #2 

  2. Adjournment

February 27, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

2-27-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM

    1. Call to Order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Public Forum

    4. Hawk Highlight – OPN

  2. Work Session

    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue

      1. Central Office Report

      2. High School Report

      3. Middle School Report

      4. East Elementary Report

      5. West Elementary Report

      6. HSAP Report

      7. Virtual Academy

      8. SPED Report

  3. Business Meeting

    1. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

    2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Virtual Academy Contract with Total Package Hockey for the 2023-2024 School Year (Document)

    3. The Board will Focus on School Finance

      1. Accept Bids for Middle School and East Elementary Additions and Renovations Project (Document)

      2. Schedule a special board meeting for review and potential acceptance of the masonry bid.

      3. Accept Bids for High School Track Reconstruction Project (Document)

      4. Board Policy 405.2 to Determine the 2023-2024 New Teacher Sign-on Bonus Amount and Stipulations

      5. Washington County Riverboat Foundation Project Resolution (Document) (Grant Application)

      6. Utility Easement Request (Document) 

      7. Purchase of 12 Passenger Van (Document)

  4. Board Development and Inservice Activities

  5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  6. Board Highlight

  7. Adjournment

 

February 13, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East, PO Box 150

Wellman, IA 52356

2-13-2023

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening – 6:15 PM
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt an Agenda
    3. Public Forum
    4. Hawk Highlight – IHSSA State Large Group Speech Contest AND All-State Nominations
  2. Work Session
    1. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue
      1. Central Office Report
      2. High School Report
      3. Middle School Report
      4. East Elementary Report
      5. West Elementary Report
      6. HSAP Report
      7. Virtual Academy
      8. SPED Report
  3. Business Meeting
    1. Consent Items
      1. Minutes Previous Meeting
      2. Finance Report
      3. Payment of Bills
      4. Open Enrollment Requests
      5. Personnel Items
      6. Fundraising Requests
    2. The Board will Focus on Student Learning
      1. Proposed 23-24 School Calendar
      2. Student trip out of state. Document
      3. Board Policy 505.5 raduation Requirement
        1. 505.5 Graduation Requirements Board Policy- 2nd Reading
    3. The Board will Focus on School Finance
      1. Flexibility Spending Resolution of HSAP Funds
      2. Certified Budget Hearing and Presentation Schedule Options
      3. 7:00 P.M. Public Hearing for the Middle School and East Elementary School Additions and Renovations
      4. 7:10 P.M. Public Hearing for High School Track Reconstruction
  4. Board Development and Inservice Activities
  5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting
  6. Board Highlights
  7. Adjournment

 

January 23, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room 1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356

1-23-23

Tentative Agenda

 
1. Opening- 6:15 PM
a. Call to order by President
b. Adopt an Agenda
c. Public Forum
d. Hawk Highlight- Caedyn Huston Mid-Prairie 8th Grade Student
 
2. Work Session
a. Administration Reports and Board Dialogue
1. Central Office Report
2. High School Report
3. Middle School Report
4. East Elementary Report
5. West Elementary Report
6. HSAP Report
7. Virtual Academy
 
3. Business Meeting
a. Consent Items
1. Minutes Previous Meeting
2. Finance Report
3. Payment of Bills
4. Open Enrollment Requests
5. Personnel Items
6. Fundraising Requests
 
b. The Board will Focus on School Finance
1. Set a Public Hearing for the Middle School and East Elementary School Additions and Renovations
2. Set a Public Hearing for High School Track Reconstruction
3. Incentive to Attract New Bus Drivers
4. Hiring of a New Architect
5. 7:15 p.m. Public Hearing for the Flexibility Transfer of HSAP Funds
6. Flexibility Fund Transfer Resolution- Document
 
c. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning
1. Board Policy 505.5 Graduation Requirement
i. 505.5 Graduation Requirement Policy- Current
ii. 505.5 Graduation Requirements Board Policy- Recommendation
 
4. Board Development and Inservice Activities
 
5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting
 
6. Board Highlights
 
7. ADJOURNMENT

January 18, 2023

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356

1-18-2023

 

  1. Opening- 4:15 PM
    1. Call to order by President
    2. Adopt an Agenda
  2. Work Session
    1. Administration and Board Dialogue.
    2. CLOSED SESSION
      1. 21.5 i. To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
  3. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

January 9, 2022

Mission Statement

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356

1-9-2023

Tentative Agenda

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

  1. Business Meeting

    1. Public Forum 6:18 p.m.

    2. Hawk Highlight- MP West Elementary 4th Grade Team

    3. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

      7. Appointment of Level 1 Investigators

        1. Recommendation

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. Set a Public Hearing for the Flexibility Transfer of HSAP Funds- Document

    2. Set dollar amounts for early resignation dates for the 2022-2023 school year.

      1. Board Policy 407.1

  1. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

    1. Second reading of Board Policy 507.9 CARDIAC EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN/AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)

    2. SBRC Request for Additional Allowable Growth for At-Risk and Dropout Prevention Program- Document

  1. Work Session

    1. Administration and Board Dialogue.

    2. CLOSED SESSION 

      1. 21.5 i. To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session

  1. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  1. Board Highlights

       8. ADJOURNMENT

 

December 12, 2022

Mission Statement

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356

12-12-22

Tentative Agenda

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

  1. Work Session

    1. Hawk Highlight- FFA talk about their National Convention trip

    2. Board members and administration dialogue

    3. Facility planning update

  1. Business Meeting- at the conclusion of the work session

    1. Public Forum 7:00 p.m.

    2. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. Second Reading of Board Policy Policy 802.4 Fixed Assets

    2. Second Reading of  Board Policy 708 CARE, MAINTENANCE AND DISPOSAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS

    3. Budget Guarantee Resolution for FY 2023-2024

  1. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

    1. Review RFP for the architect search process

      1. RFQ Document

    2. First reading of Board Policy 507.9 CARDIAC EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN/AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)

    3. Paraprofessional Recommendation for West Elementary

  1. Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

    1. CLOSED SESSION 

      1. The Board will enter into a closed session as provided in section 21.5(l)(i) of the open meetings law to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the school district would have to pay or lower the price the board would receive for that property.

  1. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  1. Board Highlights      

  2. ADJOURNMENT

 

November 28, 2022

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356 

11-28-22

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

  1. Work Session

    1. Hawk Highlight- Care Solace Presentation and Care Solace for School Communities

    2. Board members, administration, and Iowa Legislators Heather Hora and Dawn Driscoll dialogue

    3. Facility planning discussion

  1. Business Meeting- at the conclusion of the work session

    1. Public Forum 7:00 p.m.

    2. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. First Reading of Board Policy Policy 802.4 Fixed Assets

    2. First Reading of  Board Policy 708 CARE, MAINTENANCE AND DISPOSAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS

  1. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

    1. Closed Session: Mid-Year Review of Superintendent Goals

      1. Closed Session Motion

  1. Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

  1. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  1. Board Highlights

        9. ADJOURNMENT

November 14, 2022

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356 

11-14-22

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda current board

    3. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meetings

    4. Adjournment (Sine Die)

 

  1. Organizational Meeting of Selection of Officers for the  Board of Education

    1. Call to Order by Board Secretary

    2. Election of Board President and Vice-President

    3. Oath of Office to President and Vice-President

  1. Call to order by President

    1. Adopt an Agenda for the new board

  1. Work Session

    1. Hawk Highlight- Elementary Behavior Interventionist

    2. Board and administration dialogue

      1. Facility Long-term prioritizing

        1. 2022 11 03 Borrowing Scenarios Revised for 6

        2. Mid-Prairie CSC Structural Scenarios

        3. Piper-Sandler Full

  1. Business Meeting- at the conclusion of the work session

    1. Public Forum 7:00 p.m.

    2. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

  1. The Board will Focus on School Finance

    1. Interest-Based Bargaining Board Representative Selection

    2. Washington & Johnson County Conference Boards Representatives

    3. IASB Confirmation

    4. Utility Easement

    5. Resolution for School Budget Review Committee for Additional Allowable Growth

  1. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

    1. Carl A Nelson and Shive-Hattery presentation of DD for the upcoming East Elementary and Middle School additions and renovations projects

      1. MPCSD- DD Budget Report 11-9-22

    2. Reschedule the March 13, 2023 School Board Meeting

    3. Information about the superintendent evaluation process

  1. Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

  1. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  1. Board Highlights from Meeting     

  2. ADJOURNMENT

October 24, 2022

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356 

10-24-22

Tentative Agenda

 

1.  Opening- 6:15 PM

a.  Call to order by President

b.  Adopt an Agenda

2.  Work Session

a.  Hawk Highlight-

b.  Board and administration dialogue

i.Building Needs Updates (Building Administration)

1.East Elementary

2.West Elementary

3.Home School

4.Middle School

5.High School

ii.Facility Long-term prioritizing

iii.Piper-Sandler Information

iv.Certified Enrollment Numbers

v.Softball Lights Update

vi.Iowa School Performance Profile

3.  Business Meeting- at the conclusion of the work session

a.  Public Forum 7:00 p.m.

b. Consent Items

i.Minutes Previous Meeting

ii.Finance Report

iii.Payment of Bills

iv.Open Enrollment Requests

v.Personnel Items

vi.Fundraising Requests

4.  The Board will Focus on School Finance

a.Middle School Gym Floor

i.FLR Sanders. Inc

b.Hills Bank Trust Investment Management Accounts Setup

c.Resolution 10424221 LEP Allowable Growth

5.  The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

i.Junior High Girls Wrestling Coach Recommendation

ii.Closed Session: Student Behavior

1.Closed Session Motion

6.  Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

7.  Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

8.  Board Highlights

9.  ADJOURNMENT       

 

October 10, 2022

Mid-Prairie Community-based School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Office Community Room

1636 Hwy 22 East

PO Box 150

Wellman, Ia 52356 

10-10-22

Tentative Agenda

 

A.     Opening- 6:15 PM

a.     Call to order by President

b.      Adopt an Agenda

B.     Work Session

a.     Hawk Highlight- National Science Conference Attendees

b.     Board and administration dialogue

i.Facilities Data

ii.Facility Long-term prioritizing

C.      Business Meeting- at the conclusion of the work session

a.     2

b.    Public Forum 7:00 p.m.

c.   Consent Items

i.Minutes Previous Meeting

ii.Finance Report

iii.Payment of Bills

iv.Open Enrollment Requests

v.Personnel Items

vi.Fundraising Requests

D.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.     Second Reading Graduation Requirements Policy 505.5

b.    Student Appeal

E.     The Board will Focus on School Finance

a.      7:15 p.m. Public Hearing on Softball Lights Specifications

b.     Softball Lights Bid Review

c.     Increase certified sub-pay

d.    Hills Bank Trust Investment Management Accounts Setup

F.     Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

G.    Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

H.   Board Highlights

 I.   ADJOURNMENT   

 

September 26, 2022

Mission Statement 

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring 

learning environment. 

Mid-Prairie Community School District 

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING 

Central Office Community Room 

1636 Hwy 22 East 

PO Box 150 

Wellman, Ia 52356 

9-26-22 

Tentative Agenda 

A. Opening- 6:15 PM 

a. Call to order by President 

b. Adopt an Agenda 

B. Work Session 

a. Hawk Highlight- (Kaden Meader) 

b. Board and administration dialogue 

C. Business Meeting- 7:00 PM 

a. Consent Items 

i. Minutes Previous Meeting 

ii. Finance Report 

iii. Payment of Bills 

iv. Open Enrollment Requests 

v. Personnel Items 

vi. Fundraising Requests 

vii. Walsh Door Proposal at West Elementary 

D. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning 

a. Graduation Requirements 

E. The Board will Focus on School Finance 

a. IASB Annual Conference Registration 

b. Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Treasurer’s Report 

c. Special Education Deficit Spending Authority Resolution 

d. Timing on the General Obligation Bonds and setting of priorities. 

i. 2022 09 13 Borrowing Thumbnail Projection 

ii. Facilities Committee Feedback 

iii. Review Committee Work 

iv. Committee Common Themes 

v. Staff Common Themes 

vi. High School Student Brainstorming and Prioritization 

vii. Middle School Student Brainstorming and Prioritization 

viii. High School Student Feedback 

ix. Middle School Student Feedback 

x. Committee Brainstorming and Prioritization 

xi. Reviewed Enrollment and Building Utilization 

xii. Reviewed Enrollment and Building Utilization

xiii. Summarization of Common Themes 

xiv. Facilities Committee Priority Recommendations: January 2020 xv. Carl A Nelson & Co. Master Plan Budget Report- 10/25/21 

F. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting 

G. Board Highlights 

H. ADJOURNMENT

 

September 12, 2022

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Mid-Prairie Middle School 

Media Center / Library

713 F Avenue 

Kalona, IA 52247

9-12-22

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight-(Kaitlyn Dodds)

  1. Business Meeting-6:20

    1. Public Forum

    2. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

    3. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Employee-owned therapy dog policy (2nd reading)

        1. 606.9 Employee-Owned Therapy Dog

        2. 606.9E1 Employee-Owned Professional Therapy Dog Handler Ethics

        3. 606.9E2 Employee-Owned Professional Therapy Dog Checklist

      2. Approve students attending FFA National Conference in Indianapolis, In on October 25th-29th. 

      3. Mid-Prairie FFA to do Roadside Cleanup on Sunday, September 25 at 2 pm.

    4. The Board will Focus on School Finance

      1. IASB Annual Conference Registration

      2. Timing on the General Obligation Bonds and setting of priorities.

      3. Bus Bid Results and Recommendations

      4. Set a Public Hearing for the Softball Field Lights Project, October 10, 2022, at 7:15 PM

      5. Bond Disclosure Policy 704.7 and Post Issuance Compliance Regulation for Tax-Exempt Obligations 704.2RI (2nd readings) 

    5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

  1. Work Session

    1. Hawk Highlights

      1. Tour Middle School (Gary Dawson-Lead Custodian)

      2. Tour East Elementary School (Michael TeBockhorst- Lead Custodian)

      3. Tour Home School Education Center (Mark Kleese - Lead Custodian)

    2. Board Highlight

  1. ADJOURNMENT

August 22, 2022

Mission Statement 

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

Mid-Prairie Community School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East 

Wellman, IA 52356

8-22-22

Tentative Agenda

 

  1. Opening- 6:15 PM

    1. Call to order by President

    2. Adopt an Agenda

    3. Hawk Highlight

 

  1. Business Meeting-6:20

    1. Public Forum

    2. Consent Items

      1. Minutes Previous Meeting

      2. Finance Report

      3. Payment of Bills

      4. Open Enrollment Requests

      5. Personnel Items

      6. Fundraising Requests

    3. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

      1. Second reading of 100’s and 400’s

      2. Employee-owned therapy dog policy (New)

        1. 606.9 Employee-Owned Therapy Dog

        2. 606.9E1 Employee-Owned Professional Therapy Dog Handler Ethics

        3. 606.9E2 Employee-Owned Professional Therapy Dog Checklist

    4. The Board will Focus on School Finance

      1. Bond Disclosure Policy

      2. Post-Issuance Compliance Regulation for Tax-Exempt Obligations

      3. IASB National Presence-Potential By-Laws Amendment

    5. Announcements and Suggestions for Next Meeting

 

  1. Work Session

    1. Hawk Highlights

      1. Tour High School (Bud Julifs-Lead Custodian)

      2. Tour West Elementary School (Jordan TeBockhorst- Lead Custodian)

    2. Board Highlight

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

August 8, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

August 8, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Hawk Highlight

2.    Carl A Nelson and Shive-Hattery Schematic Design Presentation

  •  Middle School and East Elementary SD Drawing Overview

  • Cost Review

  • Timeline and next steps in the Design Process

  • Track Replacement Status

  • Softball Lights replacement Status

3.     Board and Administrator Dialogue

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.     Consent Items  

a.      Minutes Previous Meetings

b.      Finance Report

c.      Payment of Bills

d.      Open Enrollment Requests

e.      Personnel Items

f.      Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.      First reading of 100’s and 400’s necessary

b.    Second reading of board policy 203

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Public Hearing for the Purchase of 2 buses at 7:15 p.m.

b.    Annual Bank Depository Resolution 08082202

c.    Approval of the Schematic Design Plan

d.    District Contribution towards the Baseball Field Renovation

e.    WCRF Grant Applications 0808221

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

CLOSED SESSION – The Board will enter into a closed session as provided in section 21.5(l)(i) of the open meetings law to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the school district would have to pay or lower the price the board would receive for that property.

 

July 14, 2022

A. OPENING – 6:00 PM 

1. Call to Order by President 

2. Adopt an Agenda 

B. BUSINESS MEETING – 6:00 PM 

1. Schematic Design Presentation by Carl A. Nelson and Shive-Hattery for East Elementary, Middle School 

C. Work Session 

1. Training Session 2 with IASB 

D. ADJOURNMENT

 

July 11, 2022

Mission Statement: Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

July 11, 2022

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Facility Updates

2.    Board Policy Review-continuation of 400 series 

3.    Board Policy 203 (Board Conflict of Interest)

4.     Board and Administrator Dialogue

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.     Consent Items 

a.      Minutes Previous Meetings

b.      Finance Report

c.      Payment of Bills

d.      Open Enrollment Requests

e.      Personnel Items

f.      Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

 a.    IASB Legislative Priorities

 b.    First reading of board policy 203

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    New Money Market Accounts at Federation Bank and CBI Bank and Trust for Bond Proceeds

b.    Set a Public Hearing for the Purchase of 2 buses for 8/15/22 at 7:15 p.m.

c.   2022-2023 Proposed School Fees / Admission Fees

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

July 7, 2022 SPECIAL MEETING

 
 

Mission Statement: Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

July 7, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Board Development Training with IASB

C.    ANNOUCEMENTS

1.    Next Meetings

a.    Regularly Scheduled Meeting, July 11, 2022 at 6:15am

b.  Special Board Meeting, July 14, 2022 at 6:00pm or 5:30pm – Training Session 2 with IASB and Schematic Design Presentation by Carl A. Nelson and Shive-Hattery for East Elementary, Middle School

i. When to start the meeting?  Order of Meeting?

D.    ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

2021-22 BOARD AGENDAS

June 27, 2022

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

June 27, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    2022 District ISASP Data

2.    Board Policy Review

3.    School Board & Administrator Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

g.    2022-23 PowerSchool Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

          a.    Spectator Behavior at Game

          b.    IASB Legislative Priorities

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    $12,780,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2022

- Resolution Appointing Paying Agent, Bond Registrar, and Transfer Agent, Approving the Paying Agent, Bond Registrar and Transfer Agent Agreement and Authorizing the Execution of Same.

- Approval of Tax Exemption Certificate.

- Approval of Continuing Disclosure Certificate.

- Resolution Authorizing the Terms of Issuance and Providing for and Securing the Payment of School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds.

b.    Soccer Field Easement with Alliant Energy

c.    2022-23 Proposed School Fees/Admission Prices

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

E.    ADJOURNMENT

June 13, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

June 13, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    English Language Arts/ Foreign Language Presentation

2.    District Annual Report

3.    School Board & Administrator Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

          a.    English Language Arts/Foreign Language Curriculum Materials

          b.    Sharing Agreements with Lone Tree

          c.    Student/Parent Handbooks

          d.    IASB Legislative Priorities

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Approximately $14,500,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2022

- Opening and considering sealed bids by the Superintendent of Schools, Secretary of the

Board, and Financial Advisor for the School District and referring same to the Board of

Directors.

b.    Bank Depository Resolution

c.    Kalona Community Center & Wellman Parkside YMCA Gymnasium Leases

d.    Director and Central Office Staff Compensation for 2022-23

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

E.   ADJOURNMENT

May 18, 2022 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

May 18, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A SPECIAL MEETING.   

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Public Forum

4.    Consent Agenda

        a) Personnel

5.    Construction Projects Funded with Revenue Bonds

6.    Superintendent Contract for 2022-23

B.  ADJOURNMENT

May 9, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

May 9, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY START TIME.  THE SCHOOL BOARD WILL BE INTERVIEWING AND DISCUSSING CANDIDATES FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT POSITION.

A.    OPENING – 3:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Overview of Interview Process

2.    Interviews for New Superintendent - Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

3.    Return to Open Session – 6:15 PM

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 6:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    Special Presentations

           a.    Honor Retiring Teachers and Paraprofessionals

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Carl A. Nelson & Company Contract

b.    Shive Hattery Contract

c.    Principal & HSAP Compensation for 2022-23

d.    Resolution Fixing the Date of Sale, Approving Electronic Bidding Procedures and

Approving Official Statement

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   WORK SESSION

1.    Discuss and Process Superintendent Interviews - Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

2.    Return to Open Session

E.   ADJOURNMENT

April 25, 2022

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 25, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY START TIME FOR THE WORK SESSION.  THIS IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING SCREENING INTERVIEWS FOR THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT.

A.   OPENING – 3:40 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Overview of Screening Process

2.    Screening Interviews for New Superintendent - Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

3.    Return to Open Session – 7:00 PM

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

g.    HSAP 28E Agreements for 2022-23

h.    Approve 2022 Senior High, HSAP, & Virtual Academy Graduates

i.     GWAEA Mentoring & Induction Consortium Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Student Fees for 2022-23

b.    Carl A. Nelson & Company Contract

c.    Shive Hattery Contract

d.    MPEA Compensation Agreement for 2022-23

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    WORK SESSION

1.    Continue Screening Interviews for New Superintendent - Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

2.    Return to Open Session

E.    ADJOURNMENT

 

 

April 13, 2022 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 13, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

SPECIAL MEETING

A.   OPENING – 6:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Overview of the Superintendent Candidate Pool

4.    Finalize Formal Interview Schedule for the New Superintendent

5.    Review Superintendent Candidates, Finalize Screening Questions, Discuss Formal Interview Teams for New Superintendent - Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

B.    ADJOURNMENT

April 11, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 11, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Bully & Harassment Presentation – Anne Morgan

2.    FCCLA Thrift Shop Presentation

3.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   FCCLA Thrift Shop Lease & Corporate Authorization

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    7:15 PM - Public Hearing – Amend 2021-22 Certified Budget

b.    Approve 2021-22 Certified Budget Amendment

c.    7:20 PM - Public Hearing – 2022-23 Certified Budget

d.    Approve 2022-23 Certified Budget

e.    Redemption of General Obligation School Bonds, Series 2014 Resolution

f.     Accept 2021 Annual Financial Audit

g.    Piper Sandler & Co. Financial Services Agreement & Dissemination Agent

h.    Ahlers Cooney Legal Services Agreement

i.     Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc GASB Services Agreement   

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

INTEREST-BASED BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS STRATEGY SESSION

March 28, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

March 28, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY START TIME FOR THE WORK SESSION.

A.   OPENING – 6:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    New Superintendent Selection Process – Grundmeyer Leader Services

2.    Tasks Force Updates

3.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Facility Needs

b.    Second Reading - Board Policy 405.2 - Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

c.    Second Reading – Series 300 School Board Policies

d.    Proposed New Board Policy 415 – Recruitment of Coaches & Sponsors

e.    District Behavior Interventionist

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

          a.    Shared Staff 28E Agreements

           5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

March 21, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

March 21, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Finance Report

2.    Task Force Updates

3.    School Board & Administrator Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

g.    28E Agreement with West Liberty for HSAP Services

h.    Accept Results of March 1 Bond Referendum Vote

3.    The Board Will Focus on Planning for the Future

a.    Selection of Board Members for Interview Committee

b.   Facility Needs Proposal

c.   Summer Projects Above $25,000

d.    Retention Payments for Employees    

e.    Board Policy 405.2 - Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

f.     Part-Time Secondary Physical Education Contract

g.    Bus Route Paraprofessionals

h.    Board Policy 903.2 - Community Resource Persons and Volunteers, and Board Policy 903.3 - Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites

i.     Board Policy 105 - Anti-Bullying/Harassment Policy

j.     Proposed New Board Policy 415 – Recruitment of Coaches & Sponsors

k.    First Reading – Series 300 School Board Policies

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

          a.    Middle School Gym Roof Bids

          b.    Set Date, Time & Location of Public Hearing to Amend FY2022 Certified Budget

          c.    Set Date, Time, and Location of Public Hearing for FY2023 Certified Budget

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

March 10, 2022 SPECIAL MEETING

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

March 10, 2022

SPECIAL MEETING T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

Via Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83626625572?pwd=MmFocnRjbkpiQ3JjZVhmcWNpK1lQZz09

Meeting ID: 836 2662 5572

Passcode: qCCDy9

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    BUSINESS MEETING

1.    Determine the Salary Range for Superintendent Replacement

2.    Approve Consulting Contract of Grundmeyer Leader Services for the Superintendent Search and Hiring Engagement

C.    ADJOURNMENT

 

February 28, 2022

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

February 28, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    District Transportation Report

2.    Middle School Activities Report

3.    Bond Referendum

4.    School Board & Administrator Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Summer Student Technology Purchases

h.  Timberline Billing Service Agreement

3.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

February 14, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

February 14, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.  OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.   Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.   Home School Assistance Program Presentation

2.   Bond Referendum

3.   Guidance Counselor & High School English Positions

4.   300 Series, School Board Policies - Administration

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.  BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.   Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Synchrony Contract

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Guidance Counselor Position

b.   High School English

c.   2022-23 School Calendar

4.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

      a.   HSEC Ventilation Bids

      b.   Flexibility Fund Expenditures Resolution     

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   ADJOURNMENT

 

January 24, 2022

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Mid-Prairie High School Student Center

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

January 24, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN NORMAL STARTING TIME AND LOCATION.

 

A.    OPENING – 6:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Dinner with New Employees

2.    Music Program Presentation

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Approve Level I Investigators

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Honor Girls Cross Country

b.  Public Hearing – 7:15 PM – Fund Transfer to Flexibility Account

c.    Fund Transfer to Flexibility Account

d.  Public Hearing – 7:20 PM – HVAC Specifications, HSEC

e.    Second Reading, School Board Policy 407.1, Licensed Employee Resignation

f.     Determine Incentive for Early Resignation of Licensed Employee

g.    Bond Referendum Discussion

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

           a.  300 Series, School Board Policies - Administration

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.        ADJOURNMENT

 

January 10, 2022

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

January 10, 2022

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    District Family & Consumer Science Program

2.    Teacher Recruitment & Retention

3.    Licensed Employee Resignation

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  Resolution Ordering an Election on the Issuance of $26,300,000 General Obligation School Bonds

b.    Behavioral Special Education Paraprofessional

c.    SBRC Request for Additional Allowable Growth for At-Risk & Drop Out Prevention Program

d.    First Reading, School Board Policy 407.1, Licensed Employee Resignation

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Set Date & Time for Fund Transfer to Flexibility Account

b.    Adult Lunch Price Adjustment

c.    Ahlers Cooney Agreement

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   ADJOURNMENT

 

December 20, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

December 20, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD. 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt An Agenda

3.   Public Hearing – 6:20 PM -- Proposed Issuance of Approximately $14,500,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds

4.   Resolution Supporting the Proposed Issuance of Approximately $14,500,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds

5.   Public Hearing – 6:35 PM -- Proposed Use of SAVE Revenue for an Athletic Facility Infrastructure Project

6.  Resolution Supporting the Proposed Use of SAVE Revenue for an Athletic Facility Infrastructure Project

B.    ADJOURNMENT

December 13, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

December 13, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    District Computer Science Program

2.    Bond Issue Update

3.    Reviewing Board Policies

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.    High School Physical Education Exemption for Block Scheduling

b.    Preschool Paraprofessionals

c.    Superintendent Commitment Statement

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    ADJOURNMENT

December 6, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

December 6, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS SPECIAL MEETING OF THE A SCHOOL BOARD. 

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt An Agenda

3.    Approximately $14,500,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds - Resolution Fixing Date for a Hearing on the Proposed Issuance of Approximately $14,500,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds

4.    Athletic Facility Infrastructure Project - Resolution Fixing the Date for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Use of SAVE Revenue for an Athletic Facility Infrastructure Project

B.   ADJOURNMENT

November 22, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

November 22, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO WORK SESSION.  THE BUSINESS MEETING WILL START

AT 6:15 PM.

Annual Meeting of Retiring School Board

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.     Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt An Agenda for Retiring Board

3.    Consent Items

a)    Minutes Previous Meetings

4.    Accept Election Results

5.    Adjournment (Sine Die)

Organizational Meeting of New Board of Education

B.    ORGANIZATION OF NEW BOARD

1.     Call to Order by Board Secretary

2.    Oath of Office to New Elected Board Members

3.    Election of Board President and Vice-President

4.    Oath of Office to President and Vice-President          

C.    OPENING

1.     Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt An Agenda

3.    Public Forum

4.    Consent Items

a)  Payment of Bills

b)  Open Enrollment Requests

c)  Personnel Items

        - Nutrition Director

d)  Fundraising Requests

        - Mid-Prairie Fine Arts Boosters

D.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SHORT & LONG-TERM PLANNING

1.     Washington & Johnson County Conference Boards Representatives

2.    Interest Based Bargaining Board Representatives

3.    Second Reading – School Board Policy 906, Drones

4.    District Facility Improvements

5.    Set Date, Time & Date of Public Hearing – SAVE (Sales Tax) Bonding

6.    SBRC Additional Allowable Growth Request

7.    Casey’s Grant Application

8.    IASB Convention

9.    Annual Superintendent Evaluation – Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5i - To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

E.   ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT MEETING            

F.   ADJOURNMENT

November 8, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

November 8, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Career & Technical Education Site Visit

2.    Elementary Math Interventionist Activities

3.    District Facilities Plan

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  First Reading – School Board Policy 906, Drones

4.    The Board Will Focus on District Finance

a.  School Bus Bids

b.  SBRC Additional Allowable Growth Request

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

October 25, 2021

Mission Statement: Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world in a caring learning environment.

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

October 25, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    MS & HS Restorative Practices Presentation

2.    District Facilities Plan

3.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Lone Tree Shared Teacher Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  Preliminary Enrollment Data

b.  IASB Assembly Delegate

4.    The Board Will Focus on District Finance

a.  Annual Audit RFP

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    ADJOURNMENT

 

October 11, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

October 11, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    HSAP STEM Scale Up Awards

2.    District Activities Update

3.    District Facilities Plan

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Lone Tree HSAP 28E Agreement

h.  Field Trip to Niabi Zoo, Coal Valley, IL

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  East Elementary Paraprofessional

4.    The Board Will Focus on District Finance

a.  Public Hearing – 7:30 PM – Bus Specifications

b.  Approval of Bus Specifications

c.  West Elementary HVAC System

d.  HSEC HVAC System

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   ADJOURNMENT

September 27, 2021

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

September 27, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.    BUSINESS MEETING OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Public Forum

4.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g. FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN, October 27-30

5.    The Board Will Focus on District Finance

a.  School Bus Specifications, Set Date & Time for Public Hearing

b.  SBRC Resolution for Additional Allowable Growth

6.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  High School Track Coaching Positions

b.  District Facilities Plan

7.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

8.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

B.   WORK SESSION – 7:00 PM

1.    Tour District Facilities – High School, West Elementary, & Home School Education Center

C.   ADJOURNMENT

 

September 13, 2021

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

September 13, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    BUSINESS MEETING OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Public Forum

4.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

5.    The Board Will Focus on District Finance

a.  FY2021 Treasurers Report

6.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.  District Facilities Discussion

7.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

8.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

B.    WORK SESSION – 7:00 PM

1.    Tour District Facilities – East Elementary & Middle School

C.    ADJOURNMENT

 

August 23, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

August 23, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Update on August Professional Learning Activities

2.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

3.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

        - Approval of Professional Partners

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Approve Additional Insured Booster Groups

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

        a.    Second Reading -- Board Policies Series 200

        b.    Preschool Paraprofessional Position

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

        a.    District Facilities Discussion

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

 

August 9, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

August 9, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Facilities Committee Costing Update – Carl A. Nelson, Inc.

2.    Preparations for Start of School

3.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Performance Therapy Athletic Training Contract

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    First Reading -- Board Policies Series 200

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

           a.    Bank Depository Resolution

           b.    ESSER III Spending Plan

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

2020-21 BOARD AGENDAS

June 28, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

June 28, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Recognize Special Guests

2.    Financial Resources Available for Facilities Plan

               - Matt Gillaspie, Piper Sandler & Co.

3.    District Annual Report

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    High School Special Education Teacher

b.    Second Reading, Board Policy 403.1 – Employee Physical Examinations

c.    Student Handbooks for 2021-22

d.    IASB Legislative Priorities

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

          a.    Modular Classrooms Agreement

           5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

June 14, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

June 14, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Recognize Special Guests

2.    Middle School Math Materials Request

3.    District Facilities Plan

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  2021-22 Cooperative Agreements with CCA

h.  PowerSchool Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

        a.    Middle School Math Materials Request

        b.    New Principal Contracts

        c.    Incentive for Hiring Teachers in DE Identified Shortage Areas

        d.    Board Policy 403.1 – Employee Physical Examinations

        e.    Student Handbooks for 2021-22

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

        a.    Modular Classrooms Agreement

        b.    Superintendent Salary & Benefits for 2021-22 

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

May 16, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

May 16, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

SPECIAL MEETING

A.   OPENING – 6:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    District Mask Policy Considering New Iowa Department of Public Health Guidance

B.   ADJOURNMENT

May 10, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

May 10, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Fund for Academic Excellence Projects

2.    East Elementary Presentation

3.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  2021 Mid-Prairie Graduates

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.    High School Principal

b.    High School Graduation

c.    Student Handbooks for 2021-22

           d.    Special Education Service Delivery Plan

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

a.    WCRF Grant Application

           b.    School Fees for 2021-22

           c.    Salaries for Principals, Directors, HSAP & Central Office Staff, Assistant AD & MS Dean of Students

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

May 4, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

May 4, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.   OPENING – 7:00 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Closed Session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5 (i) -- To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation and that individual requests a closed session.  

B.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

April 26, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 26, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    West Elementary Presentation

2.    Early Childhood Facilitator

3.    Third Grade Teacher Proposal

4.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  GWAEA Mentoring & Induction Consortium Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    Early Childhood Facilitator

           b.    Third Grade Teacher Proposal

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

April 20, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 20, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

SPECIAL MEETING

A.    OPENING – 6:30 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    MPEA Compensation Agreement for 2021-22

B.   ADJOURNMENT

 

April 12, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

High School Multi-Purpose Room

1634 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

April 12, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

Please note change from usual location.

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    High School Boys Varsity Basketball Trip to Kansas City

2.    Update on Principal Searches

3.    Administrator & Board Member Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    High School Boys Varsity Basketball Trip to Kansas City

           b.    District Mask Policy

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

a.   7:15 PM - Public Hearing – 2021-22 Certified Budget

b.    Approve 2021-22 Certified Budget

c.    7:20 PM - Public Hearing – Amend 2020-21 Certified Budget

d.    Approve 2020-21 Certified Budget Amendment

e.    Redemption of General Obligation School Bonds, Series 2014 Resolution

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

March 22, 2021

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

March 22, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    District Mask Policy

2.    District Finance Presentation

3.    High School Presentation

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    Middle School Principal

b.    School Calendar for 2021-22

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

a.    Middle School Controls

b.    Set FY21 Amended Certified Budget Hearing Date & Time

c.    Set FY22 Certified Budget Hearing Date & Time

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

March 8, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

March 8, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Shive-Hattery School District Grounds Study

2.    Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

3.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    Eagle Scout Graduation Cord

b.    English Language Learner Staffing

c.    Licensed Employee Early Notification of Non-Renewal

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.     ADJOURNMENT

February 22, 2021

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

February 22, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Audit Report

2.    Facilities Discussion

3.    Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

4.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

                      a.    Second Reading – Reviewed Series 500 Board Policies

4.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

                      a.    Accept Audit Report

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

February 15, 2021 SPECIAL MTG.

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

February 15, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:30 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Spectator Ticket Policy for District Boys Basketball Game

B.    ADJOURNMENT

February 8, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

High School Multi-Purpose Room

1634 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

February 8, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Middle School HVAC Controls

2.    Chapter 103 Rules & School Board Policies            

3.    Facilities Committee

4.    Principal Positions

5.    Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

6.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

7.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Prom Request

3.    Special Presentations

a.  Honor Retiree

4.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.    First Reading – Reviewed Series 500 Board Policies

b.    First Reading – Board Policies 503.1, Student Conduct; 503.5, Corporal Punishment, Mechanical Restraint and Prone Restraint;  503.6, Physical Restraint and Seclusion of Students

c.    Middle School HVAC Controls

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

January 25, 2021 (CANCELLED)

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

MPCAO Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

January 25, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Facilities Committee

2.    Chapter 103 Rules & School Board Policies

3.    Principal Positions

4.    Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.  Minutes Previous Meetings

b.  Finance Report

c.  Payment of Bills

d.  Open Enrollment Requests

e.  Personnel Items

f.  Fundraising Requests

g.  Prom Request

3.    Special Presentations

a.  Honor Retiree

4.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.    First Reading – Reviewed Series 500 Board Policies

b.    First Reading – Board Policies 503.1, Student Conduct; 503.5, Corporal Punishment, Mechanical Restraint and Prone Restraint;   

       503.6, Physical Restraint and Seclusion of Students

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

January 11, 2021

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

MPCAO Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

January 11, 2021

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Second Semester Early Out Schedule

2.    School Bus Bids

3.    Spectators at Activities

4.    Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

5.    Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

INTEREST-BASED BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS STRATEGY SESSION

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    Second Semester Early Out Schedule

b.    School Bus Bids

c.     Spectators at Activities

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT