The Ed-Co School Board talked about it’s Return to Learn Plan on Monday night. The District will continue to follow State Guidelines of optional mask wearing for Students and Staff.
The Board approved a two-year agreement with Certified Staff, with a three-percent increase the first year.
Roger Batton resigned as Bus Driver and Mike Strubel as Assistant Wrestling Coach. The Board approved the hiring of Katelyn Haught as Elementary Teacher and McKenzie Holgmore for Physics and Assistant Track and Cross Country Coach.
Board Meeting Follow-up for Monday, May 17, 2021
THE MISSION OF THE EDGEWOOD-COLESBURG COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TO ASSIST AND ENSURE THAT EACH STUDENT ACHIEVES HIS OR HER LEVEL OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
Held Public Hearing on 2020-21 Budget Amendment
The Board recognized the following:
• Elementary students WIG was to practice math 40,000 minutes outside of math class. The students exceeded that goal and got 46,569 minutes.
• Congratulations to Carson Kirby for receiving the 2021 Iowa Governor's Scholar Award! • National Honor Society Induction was held Sunday, April 18th
o 2020 New Inductees: Parker Rockford, Nathanial Gaul, Sophia Wilson, Luka Schulte & Ella Aulwes
o 2021 New Inductees: Avery Wessel, Harrison Underwood, Maci Hummel, Alexa Steger, Ellie Bockenstedt, Emma Lange, Mika McCool
• State Solo & Ensemble
o We had 3 band students participate in State Solo and Ensemble from the band and all 3 of them received a division 1 rating!! Carson Kirby, Sophia Wilson, and Megan Pierschbacher
o 8 vocal students as well as the HS Choir participated in the State Solo & Ensemble contest last week. Carson Kirby & Cece Dolan received a Division 1 rating for their duet.
• Tri-Rivers Conference Art Show
o Stacey Mueller - 1st place Digital Media
o Ashleigh Pape - 2nd place Digital Media
o Campbell Kirby - 3rd place Digital Media
o Alexa Steger - 2nd place Digital Photography
o Harrison Underwood - 3rd place Other Sculpture
o Jessica Avianeda - Honorable Mention
• FFA State Convention News
o Biotechnology team of Avery Wessel, Nathaniel Gaul and Lucas Rezende placed 5th out of 54 teams.
o Hunter Thompson placed 1st in the state for dairy placement proficiency.
o Nathaniel Gaul placed 2nd in the state for swine production proficiency.
o Hunter Thompson was star finalist in Agriculture placement
o Ag Sales team of Hunter Thompson, Maci Hummel, Luka Schulte & Tracey Schaffers received a Silver
o Farm Business Management team of Brenden Pape, Charlie Ehlers, & Carson Knipper received a bronze
o Receiving Iowa FFA Degree were Carson Knipper, Hunter Thompson, Brenden Pape & Charlie Ehlers
• Thanks also goes out to Kirstyn Payne writing a grant for the two new charging stations. • Madison Nurre was a 3rd place finisher in the Spirit of Water Essay contest through Iowa Water Center. • Keegan Hansel and Harrison Underwood on their work upgrading technology at Edgewood Fire Department.
Approved Budget Amendment
Approved Tech Agreement with AEA
Approved Contract with Josh Demmer Architect
Approved Second Reading of Board Policies 403-405.10
Approved Donovan Group Agreement
Appointed Mike Putz as Community Member to the Greater Delaware County Community Foundation
Approve Resolution Accepting the Van Bids from F.E. Welterlen at $46,550.00 for each van; Subject to Public Hearing
Set Date for Public Hearing on Sale of Vans for Monday, June 7th at 7:30 AM Approved 2021-2022 Fees
21-22 20-21 19-20 18-19 17-18 16-17Registration Fees JK-6 $90.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $80.00 $80.00 7th-12th $105.00 $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 $95.00 $95.00Instrument Fee $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $45.00Percussion Fee $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 Breakfast PK-12 $1.60 $1.60 $1.60 $1.60 $1.60 $1.60 Adults $2.10 $2.10 $2.10 $2.10 $2.10 $2.10Lunch PK-6 $2.40 $2.40 $2.40 $2.40 $2.40 $2.30 7th-12th $2.60 $2.60 $2.60 $2.60 $2.60 $2.50 Adults $3.95 $3.85 $3.75 $3.63 $3.55 $3.45Preschool Snack Milk $0.30 $0.30 $0.30 $0.30 $0.30 $0.30Athletic Pass PK-12th $65.00 $65.00 $65.00 $65.00 $65.00 $60.00 Adult $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $80.00
Computer Deposit (Optional) $75.00 $75.00 $75.00 $75.00 $75.00 $75.00Preschool $180 $180 $175 $175 $125 $125
Discussed Building Projects: Colesburg Parking Lot, Colesburg Concession Stand Lockers, Football Field, and HS Library Remodel.
Approved Certified Staff Master Contract: Two Year agreement with the first year an increase of 3.00%, with a total cost of $95,415.55. Second year agreement at minimum will receive a step.
Approved Certified Staff Contracts
Approve ECA Contracts
Held First Reading of Board Policies: 406.1-409.3R2, & 412.3
Increase of benefit amount for support staff. Benefits for 12 month 40 hour per week employee benefit to $6752; over at least 30 hours per week 9 month to $4900.
Approved Copier Agreement with Access Systems for $1232.99/month.
Approved SeeSaw Agreement
Approved Alex Hanna at $30 to mow football after it is turned over to us; Aaron Hamann for the baseball field at $25.
Confirmed Return to Learn Plan is following Iowa Department of Public Health’s recommendation to allow family/employee discretion in use of masks.
Heard Reports from Administrators and Board Members
Approved the following Consent Agenda Items:
• Approve minutes of April 12, 14, 26 & May 12, 2021 Meetings
• List of Expenditures and Financial Reports
• Open Enrollment - IN: Starmont-K(2) and West Delaware-K
o Resignations: Roger Battin-Bus Driver, -Mike Struble-Assistant Wrestling o New Hires: Kaelyn Haught-Elementary Teacher, Mackenzie Helgemoe-Assistant Cross Country & Track