The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on October 12, 2015 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the September 30, 2015 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star and on the school website. Called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Hunzeker. Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Cline was also present. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to excuse Johnson. (Johnson arrived at 7:04pm) Dorothy Anderson Memorial Fund has purchased some Science materials for our upper level Science department. Security First Bank will be purchasing pads to cover the bases of the new football field light poles. Students have been recognized throughout the quarter with the “Caught being good” program. The quarter ends October 15. The upstairs of the house has been reinsulated, walls were moved, some wiring has been updated, new windows are going in, and a staircase has been moved. Mr. Badje is looking into the cost of working with a sub-contractor for roofing and the remaining wiring. The students reported that they appreciate and are learning a great deal with the hands on experiences with dry-walling, wiring, remodeling in general, and building a staircase. Kim Marx updated the school profile. The latest testing scores were presented. Marx and a couple of teachers will be going this month to review textbooks and reading standards. The math curriculum will be the next to be looked at in the next 2-3 years. Linda Kudrna reported that we will need to update the school policy to reflect permission for 6th grade to participate in activities when the numbers warrant. 6th grade girls will be eligible to play basketball this 2015 season. Linda also presented a report of who currently plays 6-man football and that a decision to change must be made by 11/30/15. 6 or 8-man football: There were several members of the current football team, a couple of parents, and some coaches in attendance to discuss whether or not Hay Springs should move to 6-man football for the 16-17 and 17-18 school years. This topic will be on the November agenda as an action item. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Anderson to approve the minutes of the September 14 budget hearing with the correction of Supt. Pummel to Supt. Cline. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of the September 14 tax request hearing with the correction of Supt. Pummel to Supt. Cline. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to approve the minutes of the September 14 meeting minutes. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Reed to approve the agenda of the October 12, 2015 meeting. Lister-Sage Community Foundation raffle tickets for the drawing to be held October 24th are still available and the school office will have some to sell as well. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Kearns to the accept the Fire & Ice bid in the amount of $7995 to replace heating/air conditioning at 113 N. Miller. No motion - 6-man or 8-man football will be added to the November agenda for action. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Anderson to approve the bills and payroll - $27,604.35 (bills) and $171,367.90 (payroll). A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m.
The following bills and payroll were approved: AdvancED Nebraska $125.00; CinDesign $56.00; Cline, Jason M $363.40; Culligan $11.50; D & S Auto $271.00; EBSCO Subscription Serv. $231.80; Hay Springs Lumber Company $847.20; Hay Springs Water Department $561.69; Holiday Inn $96.95; HSPS - Cash Desktop $757.67; Ideal Linen Supply $152.98; Kudrna, Linda M $109.25; Mar-bow Music $90.00; Marx, Kimberly $502.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $2,609.86; Nebraska Safety Center $150.00; NORM’S NAPA $34.20; NRPPD $6,810.21; Peter’s Electric $2,053.93; Quill Corporation $2,406.76; Sacker’s $573.92; Security First Bank $1,939.68; SourceGas LLC $451.58; State of Nebraska - AS Central Services $227.47; Twin Rivers Testing and Environmental $4,728.13; Westco $740.93; Xerox Corporation - California $701.24.
Published: November 4, 2015