THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Pembine Firemen to Give Presentations to Students
Issue Date: September 19, 2019
Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School District Regular School Board Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 11 was called to order by President Vicki Fick at 6: 30 p.m.
Board members present were Vicki Fick, Tina Duenweg, Ryan Berger, Brian Bousley and Lee Niven.
Nada Surface addressed the Board regarding the Homecoming Parade route on Saturday, Oct. 12th. The Lutheran Church that neighbors the school is having a Craft Fair on that same day but has assured they did not think that the parade would interfere with attendance at the Craft Fair as the parade is not very long and would block the street for only a short time.
Dave Johnson addressed the Board asking what the current student count is and Mr. Space answered the 3rd Friday count does not take place until Sept. 20th, and will be reported at the October meeting.
Approved were meeting minutes and Treasurer's report.
A. August Treasurer's Report & Voucher List
Motion to approve Voucher List checks 80780-80910 and direct deposits 900012626 - 900012651. Motion made by Bousley, seconded by Niven. All ayes, none opposed motion carried.
In the Superintendent's report Andy Space reported on review of September events, In-service Aug. 26-29, baseball field clay still has not been delivered. But Space connected with a company in Waupaca to get clay. They will meet with a representative the end of this week to determine how much and what grade of clay is needed.
WASB Member Recognition Program was given to Ryan Berger as he achieved a Level 1 in the program. The WASB recognizes board members for their efforts in leadership and board development through their program. Ryan's certificate for Level 1 will be presented at the Region 3 Fall Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Rock Garden in Green Bay.
A listing of the WASB Fall Regional Meetings and Workshops and information regarding the WASB Legislative Advocacy Conference was given to Board members.
The annual meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23, with the Budget at 6 PM and the Annual Meeting to follow.
Principal's Report (Action if needed)
Principal Stankevich also reported on Back to School Open House and Family Fun night was held on Aug. 28th. There was a Title 1 parent meeting and Family Fun Activities, free meal, popcorn, face painting, games and a bounce house. The showing of "The New Dumbo" movie concluded the night.
Panther Pride Day kick off was held the afternoon on Monday, Sept. 9th. The Elementary kick off was Sept. 13th. Panther Pride is a PBIS program that reinforces and emphasizes positive and good behavior. During the kick off groups of students rotated with staff to various parts of the school building, including the buses to review proper behavior and rules for each area and did team building activities.
Upcoming events discussed were that Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3rd from 4-7 PM. The Annual Walk to School Day is Wednesday, Oct. 9th. As in past years the buses will unload that morning at the Stephenson National Bank and students will walk to the school from there.
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7-11, and the Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine Fire Department will do fire prevention presentations to grades 4K-3 on Wednesday, Oct. 9th. Homecoming will be held Saturday, Oct. 12th. The student council is working on plans for the week and the dress up days. The Homecoming parade in Pembine will be at 9:30 AM, and the Goodman parade at 11 AM. The Predator football game will start at 1 PM in Goodman. The dance is in Goodman and alternates yearly between the two high schools. Activities are planned for the Middle and Elementary students.
The district is again participating with the Iron Mountain Daily News Student of the Week program. September Students of the Week are Mason McLain, Adam Foster, Hannah Griffin and Micah Heath.
This month's Teacher Feature was Will Niven, HS/MS Technology Teacher. He explained the FAB LAB training he attended and showed projects made at the training. He also reported on the number of students and classes that he has this school year.
The "Detention" portion of the Student Handbook was updated by Board members. Space and Stankevich discussed the changes and approved.
Two open 19-20 Extra Curricula Positions filled were HS/MS Detention - Erin Martin and Lunch Supervision HS Hallways - Heather Schiefelbein.
The Athletic Coop Committee recommended that the Patriot Activity Code of Conduct be revised to align with the Northern Lakes Conference Activities Code regarding consequences for behavior. Motion to approve the Patriot Activity Code as revised.
The annual contract with Project Service, Inc. (PSI) for janitorial services was approved.
The snow plowing and removal bid notice was reposted and to date there have been no bids submitted.
The next Regular meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 PM.