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Board Actions for August 2020
Kerry Herdes
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Board Actions for August 2020

  • The board approved the minutes, bills, and treasurer’s report.

  • The board approved the tentative budget and put it on display for 30 days. Superintendent 

  • Kerry Herdes highlighted that it was an over budget of just over $6.6 million with a deficit of only $38,000 overall. “This is a pretty good start for us over many years in the past with having a much larger deficit to overcome. “ We have made conscious efforts throughout the district to help balance the budget and when you combine that with the state payment that have mostly been on time the past year it helps the budget stay on track. Great job to our SC Teachers, Staff, and Board!

  • The district formally approved their E-Learning Plan after having used it last spring.

  • The board approved the 2nd reading of the Press Policy updates for June 2020 and the 1st reading for updates to the Press Policy for August 2020.

  • The district approved local bank depositories as usual for the year.

  • Building Principals gave reports on their individual buildings giving details of each of their reopening plans. The reopening plans were summarized for each by Sara Rose, Greg Grinestaff, and Jamie VanScyoc. They were all extremely thankful for all the hard work and time their staff has put in to make these plans successful. Great job to all!

  • Superintendent Kerry Herdes commented Staff has worked diligently to come up with plans to have instruction with both in person and remote learners. I can’t say enough about how All SC Staff has worked as a Team to make learning safe for our students. We have great plans.” 

  • The following were implemented into district plans:

Schools are using no touch thermometers for temps

Students are symptom checked each day

Water fountains using bottle fillers only

All students get an SC mask

All students get an SC water bottle

Assigned seats in classrooms

Social distancing in classrooms as much as possible

Hallway markings for social distancing

Plexiglass barriers in offices where applicable

Still making changes day by day. Week by week.

  • The superintendent also highlighted that the district was up slightly at 654 students over the 650 from last year. “Glad to see that.”

  • The following staff were hired: 

Todd Meyer-Bus Driver

Lisa Paganelli- Bus Aide

Move Ashton Hewkin from Bus Aide to Bus driver (Reclassification)

Aimee Moore-Literature Teacher SCMS

  • The following were hired for Extra Curricular positions:

Curt Thompson-H.S. Yearbook Sponsor and Lunchroom Supervisor

John Stephenson-H.S. Lunchroom Supervisor

Courtney Kman-H.S. Student Council Sponsor and Junior Class Sponsor

Andrew Steininger-H.S. Marching Band Sponsor and H.S. Freshman Class Sponsor 

  • Resignations and Retirements

Resignation: Mindy Shoemaker as of 8/11/20

Resignation: Karrie Sexton as of 8/19/20

Resignation: Karen Hanks as of 8/19/20

Kim Cousineau-Retirement notice for 10/31/21

  • Approved Leave Of Absence for:

Nicole Doehring from 8/20/20-9/18/20

  •       Approved Volunteer Assistants:

      Brandon Swartzlander-HS Girls Varsity Assistant