THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Pembine Board Approves New Bus Radio Repeaters
Issue Date: December 26, 2018
Pembine-Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School Board president, Vicki Fick is delegate for the Wisconsin Association of School Boards Convention annually held in Milwaukee in January. Ryan Berger was named alternate.
The board met in regular session on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the school library. Besides Fick, present were Tina Duenweg who arrived during superintendent's report, Brian Bousley and Lee Niven, Berger was absent.
Minutes of regular meeting and closed session of Nov. 14, treasurer's report and voucher list were approved.
Superintendent's Report was on legislative update, December calendar, senior class trip update, CESA 8 Board of Control meeting minutes, PTO meeting minutes.
According to board policy, the senior class for their trip needs 60% of the class to attend, and a total of 25% of the total cost in the class treasury by Dec. 15 which were exceeded.
Principal's report was on First Quarter Honor Roll, Student of the Week, November In-service, Secret Santa Workshop, Christmas Concerts, Special Ed Outing, Character Theme, Teacher Feature.
In the report by superintendent Cris Metras Secret Santa Workshop on Dec. 19 & 20 was sponsored by the PTO. The program gives students a chance to buy inexpensive gifts for family and friends.
The school concerts took place Dec. 5th.
Eleven of the elementary and middle school special ed students with about 40 from other schools went on a Christmas activity. They went to McDonalds for lunch and to the movies to watch the Grinch.
Character theme in December and January will be honesty/integrity.
Ashley Burkman, 4th grade teacher, was named Teacher for the month.
The radio repeater replacement has been down for the past week. An emergency loaner has been installed temporarily. A quote from Baycom for a permanent replacement was discussed and approved for $4085.
The Board discussed and reviewed policy updates. and approved all NEOLA as presented.
Superintendent Chris Metras presented information and observations from the recent District wide Lockdown Drill held in accordance to new Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) policy.
Hiring a grant writer as a consortium was suggested and cost would be $1,200 plus 4.5% if the grant is awarded. This service would supplement the grants that Metras continues to write for the district. The Board gave its approval.
The board went into Closed Session on personnel discussion.