The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on May 11, 2015 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the April 22, 2015 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. Called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice President Johnson. Matt Anderson, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed were present. Superintendent Pummel was also present. All motions received unanimous approval unless otherwise noted. A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Kearns to excuse Hunzeker’s absence. (Hunzeker arrived at 7:12pm) Mr. Pummel reviewed legislative bills pertaining to school districts that are currently on the floor. Linda Kudrna gave the activity director’s report. There are several coaching opportunities available. She is working on a cohesive policy for activities. Adriene has sent letters out to parents of students required and encouraged to attend summer school. The summer camp brochure will be out around the last day of school. We are still in need of summer camp sponsors. We were again approved to offer the Summer Breakfast & Lunch programs. Meals are free for any child up to age 18. To go meals are also available. Adults are welcome to purchase meals. Marx reported that several more scholarships have been awarded to students. We are signed up to participate in the National EduQuest Apply to a College campaign next October. Anderson asked for a status report on the school houses. Supt. Pummel will set up a time for them to tour them. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Anderson to approve the minutes of the April 13, 2015 regular board meeting as presented. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to approve the agenda of the May 11, 2015 meeting. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Kearns to approve Priorty 1-Maintenance Plan 2015 with the exclusion of the roof repair. Lister-Sage report: Meeting postponed until next week. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the 2015 Seniors for graduation pending completion of the graduation requirements. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to approve the School Board Policy Handbook as presented. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Langford to approve the bills as presented. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to go into executive session at 8:00 p.m. to discuss personnel. Hunzeker repeated the motion. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to return to open session at 8:38 p.m. The meeting adjourned at 8:39 p.m. on a motion by Kearns and second by Langford.
The following bills and payroll were approved: B and C Steel $49.32; Bingham Projects $64.14; CinDesign $85.00; Culligan $23.00; Educational Service Unit 13 $5,128.22; Farmer’s Coop $15.85; Follett Educational Services $222.81; Hal Leonard Corp $235.00; Hay Springs Lumber Company $1,193.78; Hay Springs Water Department $339.55; HSPS - Cash Desktop $5,000.00; Ideal Linen Supply $400.52; JW Pepper & Son, Inc $22.99; Lister-Sage Community Center Operation Accoun $420.00; Mansfield Enterprises $198.06; Mar-bow Music $77.99; McGraw-Hill School Education Holdings, LLC $35.17; Nebraska Council of School Administrators $135.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $2,199.97; Occupational Therapy Services $1,756.10; Pioneer Manufacturing $885.00; Quill Corporation $290.12; Reed, Austin $630.00; Sacker’s $647.53; Sandhills News Inc $260.00; SourceGas LLC $674.44; State of Nebraska - AS Central Services $236.79; Westco $487.41; Xerox Corporation - California $626.15
Published: May 20, 2015