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Suring Board Okays Back To School Plan

Issue Date: August 25, 2021

At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11, Suring Board of Education agreed that when students return to classes on Wednesday, Sept. 1, school will be five days per week, with normal start and end times, following the 2021-2022 approved district calendar.

The Back to School Plan approved by the board for 2021-2022 also provides that masks in the school will be recommended but not required at this time, but will be required for all students riding the bus at any time. Lamers Bus Lines follows Department of Public Instruction and CDC guidelines and the CDC has mandated that masks are required for everyone on public transportation at this time.

However, the School COVID Matrix and Back To School Plan are among items on the agenda for further discussion and possible action by the board at a special meeting set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25.

As approved by the board at the Aug. 11 meeting, the district will not have a limit on the number of spectators for the start of fall athletics. This will be monitored as the school year progresses, and school authorities note that parents and community member should be aware that the district will follow any protocols dictated by the WIAA, which may include masking, etc.

The board agreed that the COVID Matrix that was used last school year will be used again for the 2021-2022 school year as a guideline for administration, with changes to social distancing and number of quarantine days needed.

In other action items, the Board approved the resignation of fifth grade teacher Charlie Breed, hiring Amber Wozniak as After School Coordinator and Cole Stillings as Head Wrestling Coach.

The Board accepted the milk bid from NDSM - DePere †Rank Distributing and the snow plowing/removal bid from Michael Gardebrecht for the 2021-2022 school year. Also approved were the Support Staff Handbook for 2021-2022 and the School Emergency Response Plan Binder. District and Board goals for 2021-2022 will be discussed at a later date.

School Social Worker Tabitha Fendrick and School Counselor Kristina Brighum shared information about their roles and focus for the pupil service team during the 2020-2021 school year. In their report, they shared gaps that were identified, along with changes and support for the 2021-2022 school year to fill the gaps. Fendrick shared the family programming summary for 2020-2021 school year and Brighum explained the truancy plan for 2021-2022.

Greg Jaeger and Troy Blanchard, building and grounds supervisors, updated the board on the status of the summer projects at the athletic field including bathroom updates, concession stand improvements, underground electrical to the interior of the track for the timing system, press box window repair, new locks on doors, replacing signage and the new ticket booth that was constructed. They also shared updates on the track project, new scoreboard and tree removal from recent storms.

Other completed projects included replacing exterior entry and service doors, adding a door between the metal and wood shop, installing shop sink basins, and painting walls and two classrooms. Cafeteria tables were received, the gym floor was refinished, the track board was received, and fourteen interactive boards were installed.

Principal Pamela Berg reported on summer school swim lessons and â€Fun to be 4â€. She also shared an update on the welding grant improvements that will take place in fall, the 2020-21 Wellness report and the new Safe and Healthy Schools program. Berg along with Guidance Counselor Kristina Brighum shared information on how virtual learning will take place during the 2021-2022 school year.

Superintendent Kelly Casper informed the board that the new signage at the football field was paid for from a donation by Lotter's BP in connection with the Eagle's Pride Pump. Casper mentioned that the district newsletter was sent out at the beginning of August to all residents in the Suring and Mountain postal routes and also explained school census numbers.

CESA 8 Agency Administrator Dave Honish shared a copy of the school district culture and climate survey that he prepared for the Suring Public School District.

A Back-The-Track fundraising update was shared, along with the Dual Sport Participation form and a copy of the letter that was sent to parties involved in the sale of property by the football filed/track area.

July 14, 2021 meeting minutes, July financial report and bills were approved. The next monthly board meeting will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. A Finance Committee meeting was set for Tuesday, Aug, 17, and a Special Board Meeting was set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25 to discuss the Back to School Plan and other items necessary for the start of the school year.

Agenda for the Aug. 25 meeting also includes provision for public comment, hiring a full-time custodian, hiring a fifth grade teacher, and resignations of one paraprofessional and one special education teacher.

When regular business is complete the board will convene in closed executive session for discussion of confidential student and personnel matters, and the agenda provides for possible action after return to open session before adjournment.

The Board Retreat is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept 15, at 5:30 p.m. at Bagley Rapids.

All official school board publications (school board meeting agenda/minutes) can be found on the school website www.suring.k12.wi.us.


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