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February 14

Red Oak Community School District

Regular Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting Location:  Sue Wagaman Board Room, Webster Building, Red Oak, Iowa

Monday, February 14, 2011


This regular board meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Lee Fellers at 6:00 p.m. 


 PRESENT:    Directors:   Lee Fellers, Charla Schmid, Paul Griffen, Warren Hayes,

                                             Elizabeth Dilley, Terry Schmidt, Superintendent, & Shirley        

                                             Maxwell, Board Secretary



Director Schmid moved, and Director Dilley seconded to approve the agenda as presented.  The motion carried unanimously.



Director Griffen moved, seconded by Director Hayes to approve the consent agenda as presented. The motion carried unanimously.

  • Review and approval of minutes from January 24, 2011
  • Review and approval of monthly business reports
  • Approval of an education service agreements with Clarinda Community School District
  • Approval of the final reading of Code No. 905.1: Community Use of School Facilities: Conditions, Fees.
  • Approval of open enrollment request for the current school term





The Directors continued its review of the goal for one-to-one computing in the district’s schools.  Areas to be emphasized include:  1) examination of bandwidth requirements, 2) determination of the best platform for one-to-one computing, 3) where to implement the program in the grade levels, 4) staff development needs, and 5) community awareness and communication.



Middle School Principal Nate Perrien and School Counselor Chris Zarkos were present to review the school improvement work underway in grades six to eight.  The board reviewed the plans outlined; provided comment; and invited the team to return with more updates as the improvement process continues.



The Red Oak Curriculum Council provided a review and limited recommendations for the Directors.  Curriculum Director Barbara Sims reviewed the human sexuality curriculum including resources used.  The ROCC conveyed its review that all procedures as mandated by the Department of Education are followed and implemented. The ROCC asked for additional time to review research data and supporting information concerning a teen suicide prevention program. Course descriptions for the vocational agriculture program were reviewed.  Director Schmid moved, and Director Griffen seconded to accept the Agriculture Curriculum as presented.  The motion carried unanimously.




Director Griffen moved, and Director Dilley seconded to accept letters of resignation effective at the close of the current school year for David Swanson, high school mathematics; Tracy Clausen, middle school language arts; and Adam Hietbrink, middle school girls’ basketball coach. The motion carried unanimously.



Director Schmid moved, and Director Griffen seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.  The next Board of Directors meeting will be held on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., in the Sue Wagaman Board Room at the Webster Building.  The motion carried unanimously. 








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Lee Fellers, President                                                    Shirley Maxwell, Secretary