Board minutes of Luck Schools

Regular Board Meeting

April 30, 2018

6:00 P.M.

Board Room

Meeting called to order by Kurt Stonesiefer, Pres. Jacob J. would arrive late, Rick P. absent, Amy D. Todd R. Chuck H. Jason H. and Brad W. and Renee G.  Also present were Mary S. and Lynda O. of the press.

Pledge of Allegiance

Motion by Amy D. and seconded by Todd R. to approve the agenda as presented.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Motion to approve the previous Board Minutes made by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D. All ayes. Motion carried.

Presentation of the vouchers.   Motion to approve the vouchers number  83269-83336 in the amount of $458,404.82 made by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D.  All ayes. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s report given by Amy D.  Motion by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D. to accept the report as presented.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Citizen request to address the Board. None

Student Rep.Report.  Brooklyn P. gave her report and highlighted the following items.  Forensics did fantastic at the recent State competition.  11 golds, 6 silvers and 5 bronze, great job.  FCCLA students went to the Dells to compete in a food prep competition.  Solo and Ensemble sent 9 students to State. Great Job.  A trap shooting club has been started and there seems to be good interest.  Baseball and softball are fighting the weather and have only played a couple of games.  Quiz bowl.  And several students led a virtual dementia tour for their NHS project.

Superintendent's report:  Mr. Hinkel reported on the following items in his report to the Board.  He has been elected to the  WIAA Advisory Council and there are many issues facing small schools such as Luck and it is good to have a seat at the table.  He attend the WASDA conference in  Oshkosh and took in some sessions on school law, school finance and legal issues.  Good conference.  Meeting with Larry olson and lining up summer work and all the remodeling that needs to take place.

Elementary Principal report: Jason H. reported that  many interviews have been done and all the 4K position have been filled pending Board approval.  Open House was successful. 15 registered for 4K,  4 new Kindergarten students.  Initial paperwork for 20 children for child care.  Big thank you to those who helped out Ione, Amy A.,Lori and Lori . Rachel and Kobussen.  The 4-6 concert was the 26th and was well attended and the students did a great job. State testing is almost finished.

High School Principal Report:  Mr Werner reported on the following items.  State testing is done in the MS and almost done in the HS.  Job Shadowing has 9 students placed in 6 different careers. Career day for the 10th and 11th graders will include 45 business in a hands on setting.  Youth apprenticeship: 4 completed nad 2 signed up for next year already.  Working on some exchange students for next year.  Transition night.  16 service agencies.

Renee Gavinski and a number of her FCCLA members presented to the Board and talked about their recent competition and recipe creations.  They have done extremely well and hats off to all of them and Mrs. Gavinski.

Summer School Report: Summer School Coordinator Renee G. gave the Board an update on her joint effort with Unity for this Summers Programs to be offered.  Luck and Unity have a great relationship going on here for the benefit of all the children.

Community Ed. Report.  Amy A, addressed the Board and reported on her currently offered classes and those coming up.

New Business

Reorganization of the Board.  Motion by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D, to leave all officers and positions the same as 2017-18. All aye.  Motion carried.

Discussion of Facility Study to be done.  A representative from CESA 10 addressed the Board and answered a number of questions about the study.  After some discussion a motion was made by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D to approve a study to be done by CESA 10.  All ayes. Motion carried.

Approval of CESA delegate:  Motion by Amy and seconded by Kurt to nominate Todd R. as the CESA 11 Rep for Luck.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Bank Designee:  Motion to approve the addition of  Laura Lawson as an Official Bank designee made by Todd R. seconded by Amy D. all ayes.  Motion carried.

Board Meeting calendar. Mr. Hinkel presented a Proposed meeting schedule for the next year.  Motion by Kurt S. and seconded by Amy D.  to approve the calendar as presented.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Budget Adjustments:  Motion by Kurt S. and seconded by Amy D. to approve the Budget Adjustments as presented.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Motion by Kurt S. and seconded by Todd R. to approve Kirsten Konder as the Ag. Teacher for 2018-19.  All ayes.  Motion carried

Motion to approve Rachel Hedberg and Kristen Kraetke as 4 K Teachers for 2018-19 made by Amy D. and seconded by Kurt S.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Motion by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D. to approve Kandis Nelson as a Food Service Aide. All aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Todd R and seconded by Kurt S. to approve Sonja Jensen as Head Volleyball coach and Wendy Marek as J.V. coach for 2018-19.  Jacob J. Abstained. All other Ayes. Motion carried.

Motion by Kurt S and seconded by Todd R. to approve Amy Dueholm as a volunteer for the volleyball program for 2018-19.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Letter of intent for contracted staff.

Motion by Amy D. and seconded by Todd R. for approval of Letters of Intent to be sent to contracted employees.  All Ayes. Motion carried.  Potential raises to be discussed at at later date.

Work Agreement Notices

Motion by Todd R. and seconded by Kurt S. to issue Work agreement letter to Certified Staff.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Snow make up day for Teachers.

Teachers will be required to work on June 4th for a makeup day of employment.  Motion to approve this action by Amy D. seconded by Kurt S. all ayes.  Motion carried.

Motion to convene into Executive Session made by Kurt S. and seconded by Amy D.  Roll call vote Todd yes, Amy yes, Kurt yes, Jacob yes.  Motion carried.

Motion to reconvene into open session by Amy D. seconded by Kurt S.  roll call vote Amy yes, Todd yes,  Kurt yes, and Jacob yes.  Motion carried.

Motion by Todd R. to adjourn seconded by Kurt S.  all ayes.  Motion carried.


Minutes submitted by Rick Palmer with assistance from Jason Harelson.