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					LITTLE CHUTE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT “Fostering a Community of Learners” MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, March 13, 2007 Time: Place: Present: 5:30 p.m. Little Chute Middle School - LMC Board Members: Mary Janssen, Leon Biesterveld, Randy Sanders, Jerry Verhagen, and Dave Wittmann; District Administrator, Dave Botz; Business Manager, Debbie Pelegrin; Student Council Representative, Andy Derks; Recording Secretary, Cheryl Vande Voort; and eight guests. The Little Chute Area School District Board of Education Meeting was called to order by Board President, Mary Janssen, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2007. Motion: To approve the agenda as printed. By: Leon Biesterveld. Second by: Dave Wittmann. Approved Ayes 5; Opposed 0. To approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 27, 2007 with one change; title of minutes should say February not January. By: Randy Sanders. Second by: Dave Wittmann. Approved Ayes 5; Opposed 0.

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Public Forum: Kyle Bloedow and Mr. Boland were listed on the agenda to address the Board later , but due to another commitment of Kyle’s, spoke about Ultimate Frisbee Club during this portion of the meeting. Kyle Bloedow passed out handouts on Ultimate Frisbee Club and explained what Ultimate Frisbee is, how it is played, and some of the rules of the game. Then Mr. Boland explained the benefits to students who play the sport and what district learner outcomes would be addressed by this club. There are no other clubs in this area so far, so we will be competing against other teams from our school. Communications: a. Student council Report: Andy Derks, student council representative, reported on recent high school activities. b. Youth Options: Dan Valentyn, High School Principal, reviewed the 2006-07 school year youth option enrollment numbers and reported on the progress of the students enrolled in the program. c. Herb Kohl Award: Congratulations to High School English teacher, Steve Timm, who was name as a recipient of the Herb Kohl Foundation Teacher Fellowship 2006. d. ATODA Presentation: A power point presentation on our ATODA Prevention Program was presented by Director of Pupil Services, Jim Neubert, and ATODA Coordinator, Dawn Alft.

e. 1st Reading – Revised Open Enrollment Policy: Director of Pupil Services, Jim Neubert, explained the revisions to and answered questions regarding the 1st Reading – Revised Open Enrollment Policy #425. f. Heart of the Valley Prevention Partnership: April 10th, the Heart of the Valley Prevention Partnership and the Little Chute Area School District are hosting a free Family and Community Town Supper for parents and concerned adults in the Fox Valley to discuss the growing public health concern over underage drinking. The supper will be held promptly at 6:00 p.m. in the Little Chute High/Middle School Commons. g. WASB Spring Academy – Leadership: The 2007 Spring Academy Leadership in Public School Governance will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at D.C. Everest Middle School or DeForest Area Middle School. Anyone wishing to attend please let Sheri know and she will make reservations. h. Day at the Capitol: There was a reminder regarding the Day at the Capitol which was held in Madison on Wednesday, March 14th. Action Items: a. Approval for Ultimate Frisbee Club Status: High school teacher, Mr. Chuck Boland, presented a proposal for board approval to begin an Ultimate Frisbee Club at LCHS. A recommendation was made to approve the Ultimate Frisbee Club status for one year. A review and evaluation of the club will be presented to the board before the second year of participation is granted. Motion: To approve the recommendation for Ultimate Frisbee Club status for one year with a review and evaluation of the club presented to the board before the second year of participation is granted. By: Randy Sanders. Second by: Leon Biesterveld. Approved Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1. b. Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Providing for the Sale of $9,700,000 Bond Anticipation Note: There was a resolution for Board approval for the issuance and providing for the sale of the bond anticipation note in the amount of $9,700,000. Motion: To approve the Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Providing for the Sale of $9,700,000 Bond Anticipation Note. By: Randy Sanders. Second by: Jerry Verhagen. Approved Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1. Roll call vote: Randy Sanders, yes; Jerry Verhagen, yes; Leon Biesterveld, yes; Mary Janssen, yes c. Resignation(s): The Board considered a request for resignation from Kay Tripp, elementary school 3rd grade teacher, who has been with the District for 18 years. It was recommended for Board approve with our sincere thanks and congratulations on a long and dedicated career in our District.

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To approve the resignation of Kay Tripp as recommended with our sincere thanks and congratulations. By: Leon Biesterveld. Second by: Randy Sanders. Approved Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1. d. 2008-2009/2009-2010 Calendars: The calendars for the 2008-2009 and 20092010 school years have been approved by the Board of Education and Little Chute Education Association negotiations teams. A recommendation was made to the full board to approve these calendars.

Motion:

To approve the 2008-2009/2009-2010 school year calendars. By: Randy Sanders. Second by: Leon Biesterveld. Approved Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1. As there was no other business to come before the Board, Board President, Mary Janssen, asked for a motion to adjourn.

Motion:

To adjourn. By: Mary Janssen. Second by: Jerry Verhagen. Approved Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1. Time: 7:04 p.m. Prepared by, Respectfully submitted,

Cheryl Vande Voort Recording Secretary

Gerald H. Verhagen Clerk


				
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