• Unapproved minutes of the August 11 board meeting
  • MOC-FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS - - - - - August 11, 2014
  • The MOC-Floyd Valley Board of Education met on the above date at the Central Administration Office for its regular monthly meeting. All board members were in attendance except Jager. Also in attendance were Superintendent Adams, Secretary Dykstra and the press.
  • The meeting was called to order by President Van Roekel at 5:06 p.m.
  • Correspondence was received as follows:
    • Letter from School Administrators of Iowa
    • Letter from Iowa Association of School Boards
      Recognition was given as follows:
    • All-Conference Softball
      • 1st Team – Bre Vander Ploeg
      • 2nd Team – Emily McDonald
      • Honorable Mention – Bre Schuiteman
      • Academic All-Conference – Emily McDonald, Alison Schutt, Erica Johnson, and Edan Lambert
    • All-Conference Baseball
      • 1st Team – Derek Rupp & Austin Kelderman
      • 2nd Team – Ben De Boer & Drew Nielsen
      • Honorable Mention – Karsten Marker
      • Academic All-Conference – Andrew De Boer
      • All-District Baseball – Derek Rupp & Austin Kelderman
  • Motion was made by Koerselman, supported by Kleinhesselink and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items:
    • July 14 and July 23 school board minutes
    • Bills
    • Financial Statements
    • Letter of retirement resignation from Laura Stauffer as co-assistant large group speech coach
    • Resignation from Adam Boeve as head baseball coach
    • Resignation from Bradley Kleinhesselink as part-time custodian at Orange City Elementary
    • Contract for Kristi Meyer as classroom aide for 6.25 hours per day, not to exceed 129 hours per month, at a salary of $11.99 per hour, based upon the 1st step of the 2014-15 non-certified salary schedule.
    • Contract for Diane Peterson as classroom aide for 6.25 hours per day, not to exceed 129 hours per month, at a salary of $11.99 per hour, based upon the 1st step of the 2014-15 non-certified salary schedule.
    • Contract for Lexy Hohbach as classroom aide for 6.25 hours per day, not to exceed 129 hours per month, at a salary of $11.99 per hour, based upon the 1st step of the 2014-15 non-certified salary schedule.
    • Contract for Johnny Craig as Co-Assistant Large Group Speech Coach for the 2014-2015 school year at a salary of $957.50 based upon the 2014-2015 supplemental salary schedule.
    • Contract for Todd Vande Griend as Co-Assistant Large Group Speech Coach for the 2014-2015 school year at a salary of $957.50 based upon the 2014-2015 supplemental salary schedule.
    • Shane Walters as volunteer football coach.
    • Contracts for Title I teachers as follows:
      Peter De Jong BA+09 Step 8 .80 FTE $37,705
      Jaclyn Olson BA+09 Step 7 1.00 FTE $45,654
      Evangelyn De Jong BA+27 Step 12 plus Last Step Pay 1.00 FTE $58,395
      • Open Enrollment of Jesse De Groot out of the MOC-Floyd Valley Community School District into the Remsen Union Community School District for the next two years, respectively, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.
      • Open Enrollment of Yekaterin Garcia Lopez out of the MOC-Floyd Valley Community School District into the Sioux Center Community School District for the next nine years, respectively, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.
    • John Van Wyk, Transportation Director, provided the board with a Transportation Repot for 2013-2014. He reported that 257,091 miles were drive on all school vehicles – buses, suburbans, vans, pickups, and cars.
    • Mark Gunderson, Athletic Director, shared with the board the coaches handbook and shared regulations that coaches must go through in order to be licensed. He also reported that this fall there are many students involved in athletics.
    • Information was presented on the Fall Workshop Schedule from August 13 through August 19. School will begin on August 20.
    • Motion was made by Schutt, supported by Koerselman and carried unanimously to approve Board Policies as presented:
      Board Policy Title: Superintendent of Schools - QualificationsCode No. 301.1
      Board Policy Title: Superintendent of Schools - Appointment Code No. 301.2
      Board Policy Title: Superintendent of Schools - Function Code No. 301.3
      Board Policy Title: Elementary Principal Code No. 302.1
      Board Policy Title: Secondary Principal Code No. 302.2
      Board Policy Title: Physical Examinations Code No. 408.7
    • A letter sent to parents about AYP results was shared with the board.
    • Superintendent Adams reported that the Technology Team met recently to clarify their roles and establish a communication plan.
    • Superintendent Adams shared with the board how instructional rounds will be conducted during the school year.
    • It was discussed that there will be a new format for Board and Curriculum Reports this year.
    • Superintendent Adams gave the board an update of the current building projects at all the buildings.
    • A first draft of district goals was presented to the board.
    • The first reading of the board policies 401.1-401.4 was made.
    • Adjournment at 7:08 p.m.

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      Gerald Van Roekel, President Kim Dykstra, Secretary