Unified School District #377 Board of Education
306 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023
(913) 833-4040 / FAX (913) 833-4210 / www.usd377.org
BEST Students, BEST Staff, BEST Schools!!!
Wednesday April 12, 2023
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
1.0 MEETING OPENING
1.01 Call the meeting to order
1.02 Approval of the agenda
ACTION NEEDED: MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGENDA
2.0 HEARING OF THE AUDIENCE (A)
Speakers are encouraged to register by calling the Clerk of the Board at (913) 833‐5050 by 2:00 PM on the day of the meeting. Speakers may also register at the BOE meeting site, prior to the beginning of the meeting.
Hearing of Audience Rules:
The Board President shall be responsible for recognizing any speaker, maintaining proper order, and adhering to the set time limit. The President may interrupt or terminate an individual’s statement if it is disruptive, not germane to the business or activities of the Board, or in violation of Kansas Statutes regarding meetings or activities of the Board.
The Board President may deny any individual speaking privileges if previous conduct of the individual has indicated that the orderly conduct of a meeting may be threatened by that person’s appearance. The President has the option to stop the proceedings and poll the Board to determine if a speaker may continue.
During an open session, the Board shall not hear personal attacks, or rude or defamatory remarks of any kind about any employee or student of the School District or any person connected with the School District. The Board will also not accept public comments containing vulgar or obscene language. Any individual wishing to make a complaint about school personnel shall submit the complaint in writing to the Superintendent. If the complaint involves the Superintendent it shall be submitted in writing to the President of the Board.
NEK All League Basketball
Addison Schletzbaum - First Team
Natalie Nitz - First Team
Aleah Wallisch - First Team
Kinzee Bauerle - First Team
Trenton Kimmi - First Team
Kreyton Bauerle - First Team
Jenna Pitts - Hon. Mention
Matt Worley - Hon. Mention
3A All State Basketball -
KBCA All State Basketball - Addison Schletzbaum - 2nd Team
Sports In Kansas
Addison Schletzbaum - 2nd Team
Natalie Nitz- Hon. Mention
Aleah Wallisch - Hon. Mention
Kinzee Bauerle - Hon. Mention
Trenton Kimmi - Hon. Mention
Kreyton Bauerle - Hon. Mention
Northeast Kansas All Star Basketball Game-
State Powerlifting -
Girls - 14th as a team
Rose Depoy - 4th in weight class, 1st in Bench, 6th in Squat, 4th in Hang Clean
Abrie Handke - 3rd in weight class, 4th in Bench, 4th in Squat, 6th in Hang Clean
Lauren Courter - 7th in weight class, 8th in Bench, 7th in Squat, 7th in Hang Clean
Haleigh Trichel - 8th in weight class, 8th in Bench, 8th in Squat, 9th in Clean
Boys - 13th as a team
Breyton Hewitt - State Champion Heavy Weight Lifter, 1st in Bench, Squat and Hang Clean
Trison Hewitt - 14th in weight class, 4th in Squat
Mason Green - 12th in weight class, 13th in Bench, 13th in Squat, 12th in Hang Clean
Governor's Scholar: Emili Postma
State FBLA -
Danica Worley & Emma Ramirez - 4th Network Design ***Qualified for Nationals***
Ashton Neill- 6th Agribusiness *** Qualified for Nationals***
Emma R - 6th Computer Applications
Emma R - 5th Database Design & Applications
Emili Postma - 10th Insurance and Risk Management
Ben Rush - 7th Marketing
Wichita State Economics Competition: 3rd Place
Austin Smith, Adler Koontz, Ashton Neill & Max Bottorff
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.01 Approval of Minutes from March 8, 2023
4.02 Approval of Financials
4.0201 Activity Reports, Bills & Claims
4.0202 Treasurer's Report
4.03 Acceptance of Keystone Correspondences
4.0301 Keystone Superintendent Council Minutes from 3/9/2023
4.0302 Keystone BOD meeting minutes from 02/15/2023
4.0303 Keystone BOD Special Meeting agenda 04/05/2023
4.0304 Keystone Superintendent Council Agenda 04/13/2023
4.0305 PAT Quarterly Report
4.0306 Keystone PAT Slot Agreement for 2023-2024
4.04 Acceptance of the KSDE Audited Legal Max
4.05 Acceptance of the FSMC On-Site Reviews
4.06 Approval of the Personnel Report
4.07 Accept the April OPAA! Newsletter
4.08 Accept the 2nd Quarter Sports Complex Reimbursement Form
4.10 Accept the OPAA! Food Service Managament Renewal for 2023-2024
4.11 Accept Administrative Reports
4.1101 Mr Wallsch
4.1102 Mrs McMillan
4.1103 Mr Shelton
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Mrs Brown, Board Clerk
5.02 Superintendent’s Report
5.03 Keystone Report
6.0 OLD BUSINESS
7.0 NEW BUSINESS
7.01 Building Needs Assessments (A)
Recommendation: To accept the Building Needs Assessments as presented to be used for consideration in the developing of the 2023-2024 budget.
7.02 KASB Annual Membership Renewal (A)
Background: KASB represents School Boards in the State of Kansas. They provide policies update recommendations twice a year and through the Legal Assistance Fund, access to attorneys for guidance and resources.
Recommendation: To approve the renewal of the KASB and Legal Assistance Fund memberships as presented.
7.03 Internet Cabling Proposal (A)
Background: The internet cabling within the buildings is beginning to become outdated. The Federal E-Rate Category II provides funds for these types of items. We receive 70% reimbursement for the expense. Current funds will only cover one building to be replaced during this cycle. The Jr-Sr High is recommended to be done if the quote is approved for reimbursement.
Supporting Document: Envision Internet Cabling quote for Jr- Sr High School
Recommendation: To approve the Envision Technology Group quote for the Jr-Sr High Internet Cable replacement contingent on approval of E-Rate Reimbursement approval.
7.04 Promethean SMART Panel Purchase (A)
Background: We were approved for the purchase of Promethean SMART Panels through ESSER III funds as well as funds for a Social Worker for 3 yrs. We have not been able to find and hire a social worker so those funds have not been used. The Jr-Sr High and a couple Elementary rooms are in need of SMART Panels. Since both items were approved we can use the funds allocated for a social worker to purchase more SMART Panels.
Supporting Documents: Promethean SMART Panel Quote
Recommendation: To approve the purchase of up to 15 Promethean SMART Panels as presented.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL (A)
Recommendation (10 minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss non-elected personnel matters pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume in the boardroom at_______.
8.02 EXECUTIVE SESSION - NEGOTIATIONS
Recommendation (15 minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss negotiations pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume in the board room at_______.
9.0 ACTION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION