ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion made by Mr. Faulkner, second by Mr. Sullivan to adopt the agenda as presented. Voice vote. All were in favor. The motion was carried.
CONSENT AGENDA Motion by Mr. Faulkner, second by Mrs. Kinney to approve the consent agenda, which included Board minutes, nurse’s report, abstract of bills, and approval of destruction of August 2008 taped closed session. Roll Call: Tom Sullivan, aye; Ed Slocum, aye; Don Funfsinn, aye; Brad Faulkner, aye; Kate Kinney, aye; Amy Burdick, aye; and Ed Johnston, aye. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Superintendent’s Report-Dr. Douglas DeSchepper Dr. DeSchepper’s report was included in the Board packet. He noted that there was a summary schedule included indicating when the administration is doing hallway and classroom visits. Lastly he reported with early graduation we are down 5 students in the High School, down 3 students in the Junior High and 2 in the Elementary, however, we are up 3 students at Dolan with a total enrollment of 692.
Dolan Education Center - Mark Parent Mr. Parent’s report was included in the Board packet. No further information was added.
Elementary Principal – Kurt Alberstett Mr. Alberstett’s report was included in the Board packet.
Junior High-High School Principal – Jeff Pinker Mr. Pinker’s report was included in the Board packet. Ashlee Reuter signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Mt. Olive College in North Carolina. There have been exciting girls’ basketball games in the past week. There was a financial aid night presented by Rock Valley College which was well attended. There was a good speaker from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office on February 5th who spoke to the entire school regarding internet safety. This covers one of the mandated units of study required by State Board of Education. He stated there was a wonderful assembly presented by Mr. Robertson honoring Mr. Curt MacDougall for his 50 years of service as a bus driver. The High School boys wrestling had a good show this past weekend at the Harvard Regional. Max Rude and Zack Houghton are moving on to sectionals at Byron. Tanner Sandall finished fourth and will move on as an alternate. Mr. Pinker stated he is in the process of scheduling classes for next year. Lastly the PSAE and ACT prep classes started this evening and the Spanish tutorials are continuing on Tuesday and Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.