Board Minutes of Luck
Regular Board Meeting
November 28, 2016
The Board Meeting was called to order by Jacob Jensen at 6:00 P.M. Present at the meeting
were Board Members Amy Dueholm, Todd Roehm, Kurt Stonesifer, and Rick Palmer. Also
present were Jason Harelson, Brad Werner, Lori Denny, Brenda Giller, lone DeNucci, Mary
Stirrat,Linda Olds, and Victor Drost.
Pledge of Allegiance by all.
Motion to approve the agenda as presented by Kurt S. seconded by Todd R. all ayes. Motion
Motion to approve the previous month's minutes of October 27, 2016 and a Special Meeting
held on November 14, 2016 made by Todd R. seconded by Amy D. all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion to approve vouchers 81631- 81675 totaling $93,299.47 and vouchers 81675-81699
totaling $39,830.08 made by Rick P. and seconded by Kurt S. all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion to approve the Treasurer's Report dated November 28, 2016 made by Kurt S. seconded
by Rick P. all ayes. Motion carried.
CITIZEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
No one requested to address the Board
STUDENT REP. REPORT
Logan Grey was absent but provided an excellent handout for her report. She highlighted a
lesson that Ms. Wicklund and Mr. Dunlap did together that was all about a diamond heist. A
calendar of events which included athletics, Veteran's Day program and the Fall Play. Students
really appreciated the long Thanksgiving Break. Clubs are actively being involved in many
events including the FFA, Dance and the NHS.
Mr. Schultz highlighted a great number of issues he is currently dealing with and provided a
number of handouts. He is trying to pull together a "Town Hall" type meeting for the general
public to attend. Details still pending. There was a long explanation of the recently released
"State Report Cards" There will be many meetings with staff and other Ad min to look for ways
and methods to improve our "Grades" These report cards do not reflect all the other great
things that Luck School does but are not included in the process. He highlighted several other
items such as the Electronic Purchase Order process, the Curb painting, inservice planning
being done by the Principals and District transportation agreement with the Amish School.
ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL REPORT
Mr. Harelson reported on the Very successful Veterans Day program put on by the Luck Music
Dept. and many others who contributed. The Kinship program is expanding to include recess
time. Peer observations have started and will continue to grow from here. SPARK training has
been attended by a number of teaching staff and has been a welcome addition to many staff.
Many more will be attending and implementing it in the future.
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL REPORT
Mr Werner reported on the WITC Career Day and a number of students who attended it in New
Richmond. FCCLA and Music Dept putting together a Christmas weekend. NHS still being
discussed at Lakeland Principal meetings and possibly becoming a local sponsorship.
BOARD MEMBERS REPORTS
FOOD SERVICE REPORT: IONE DENUCCI
lone reported on a few "Challenges" so far this year. Keeping and increasing Breakfast and
lunch participation. Breakfast struggles due to class period changes, and keeping family food
service accounts current. Her initiatives include getting a $1,000 grant, increase ala carte and
revising the "Wellness Policy". Successes Fund 50 is in the Black, and the new equipment
through the grant and energy project.
FINANCIAL REPORT: VICTOR DROST
Victor addressed the past 3 months since he last talked to the Board. He has been working
hard on the financial reports in Skyward and to implement the electronic purchase orders into
the system. He has also been setting up the contract verification payroll system in Skyward
which will act as a monitor to make sure all employees are being paid appropriately. He is
looking into doing a refinance on the trust fund loan because of lower interest rates since it was
Motion to approve the following "Teacher Leader" positions
PBIS: Renee G. Amy B. and Jennifer W. TECHNOLOGY Dean R. Jennifer C.and Tim S. RTI
Isaiah M. Meaghan M. and Janet B. made by Rick P and seconded by Todd R. all ayes. Motion
Motion to approve Lisa Denne as a Part Time math instructor for the 2nd semester made by
Amy D. seconded by Kurt S. all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Rick P. and seconded by Kurt S. to approve the following recommendations for
coaching and volunteer coaches for the winter sports: Boys BB Varsity Chad E. JV Cole M.
Girls BB Varsity Britta P. JV Ron P. Wrestling Varsity Chris 8. Assistant Trevor 8. Volunteers
for Wrestling Larry W. Jake N. Ryan S. and Mike K. all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion to approve a $40 per month Technology Stipend for Aaron A and Larry 0. made by Amy
D. and seconded by Kurt S. 4 yes 1 no Rick P. motion carried.
Agenda item to provide stipends for staff workshop presenters: Tabled for further exploration
Employee Handbook update: Mr Schultz has met for 2 ~ hours with several teachers. More
input is being sought.
Motion by Todd Rand seconded by Rick P. to approve the following statement as the District
Mission. ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE BY SUPPORTING AND FOCUSING ON THE NEEDS OF
OTHERS TO ENSURE THE MAXIMUM POTENTIAL OF EACH INDIVIDUAL. All ayes. Motion
Motion to approve the youth options request presented by Mr. Werner made by Rick P.
seconded by Kurt S. all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Amy D. and seconded by Kurt S. to set December 21 at noon for the Boards next
meeting and then to host a Christmas Tea afterwards in the H.S. Media Center. All ayes. Motion
Motion by Todd R. and seconded by Amy D. to approve regulation 533-AR Background Checks
all ayes. Motion carried.
Agenda item to discuss the 4K program. CESA is looking for an answer to our shared 4K
program with them sooner than later. Lots of discussion about the program possibilities of being
held in Luck vs Balsam Lake. Mr. Harelson is going to attempt a survey of parents for further
input before a decision is made. Costs to develop the program are a big concern. Further
discussion at the next meeting. No decision
Agenda Item Board Retreat in place of State convention discussed. Ideas kicked around as
well as potential dates, topics and locations. Tabled
Agenda item: Board Delegate to WASB convention No action
Motion to convene into Executive Session made by Rick P. seconded by Amy D. roll call vote,
Amy D. yes, Todd R. yes, Kurt S. yes, Rick P. yes, and Jacob J. yes motion carried,
Motion to convene back into open session made by Todd R. seconded by Amy D. roll call vote.
Amy D. yes, Todd R. yes, Kurt S. yes, Rick P. yes, and Jacob J. yes. Motion carried
No Action taken on Executive Session
Motion to adjourn made by Kurt S. seconded by Rick P. all ayes. Motion carried
Minutes submitted by