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ARBON SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

March 14, 2017

The Arbon School Board met on March 14 at 7:00 p.m. members Jason Williams, Jake Evans, Jessica Ward were present as were Debbie Curry, Robin Claunch, Christie Evans and clerk Cheri.

The motion was moved by Jessica and seconded by Jake to approve the agenda. The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the minutes. The bills were reviewed.  The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve them.  The total M & O expenses for March was $23,564.99. The school received $4,115 from the State Department of Education, $145.41 from interest on investments. The school M & O balance is $288,318.48. The Plant Facility received $31.25 from interest the Plant Facility balance is $54,497.71. The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the financial statement.

The bullying presentation by Mike Sanders was cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date after spring break. On March 17, 2017 Debbie Curry’s class traveled to Museum Of Idaho to learn about the history of Rome.

Debbie Curry proposed a Professional Development Tour for June 2018.  The tour would be in Alaska for a 10 day summer camp centered on the well-known Iditarod sled dog race.  The camp is for teachers that implement a curriculum based around the race.  Educators have found the Iditarod race to be helpful in the areas of science, math, engineering, and technology.  The website was provided to learn more about the tour. http://iditarod.com/edu/2017-summer-camp-for-teachers/.

The trustee position for the Pauline Zone #2 was up for election.  Petitions are due March 17th at 5:00 p.m. No election is required if there is only one candidate. Jake discussed the option of purchasing security cameras for the outside perimeters of school. Jake will email the final quote of cost to all board members.

April 12th is the date for Post Legislative Tour at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel & Convention Center. The individuals that will attend are Cheri Evans, Christie Evans and Robin Claunch.

Juli Fitch contacted the board in regards of a discipline issue on the south bus. The board agreed to proceed with the policy that is in place.

The next meeting will be held April 11th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The motion was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Approved April 11, 2017

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