April 2020 Board Minutes



April 14, 2020 8:00 p.m.

APS Commons

Special Meeting Minutes 

Present: Duane Bowers, Eric Nelson, Diana Coleman, Joe Cool, Shane Cool, Merle Bierman, Mark Sievering, Michelle Preston, and Joel Morgan. Absent: A Meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Arnold, in the County of Custer, in the State of  Nebraska School District No. 89 of Custer County, Nebraska, was convened in open and Public  Session at  8:00 P.M. on the 14th day of  April, 2020, at Arnold Public School Commons area, in said District.  Notice of the Meeting was given in advance thereof according to Law by Proper Publication, a designated method for giving notice to the School District,  A copy of the Proof of Publication being attached to these minutes.  Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of  Education.  Availability of the Agenda and the Purpose of the meeting was  communicated in the advanced notice of the meeting to the members of this meeting. Board of Education met in emergency session Tuesday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 P.M. with six members present.
Meeting called to order
Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance
Approved the agenda
Motion Bierman, seconded S. Cool to approve minutes of last  three meetings as amended.
Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve claims totaling $219,949.91.  Unanimous on roll call vote.
Visitors and Guests


Graduation Information


Motion Nelson seconded Bierman to approve final day of school for 2019-2020 as May 1st for students and May 20th for staff..  Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve carpet bid for the office.  Unanimous on roll call vote
The Board discussed contracting with Capital 1.  No motion was made
Motion Bierman, seconded Nelson to approve Summer Food Service Program for Summer 2020.  Unanimous on roll call.
Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve teacher contract for Kallie Bush.  Unanimous on roll call vote.
The Board discussed the open Art position.  No motion was made.
Accepted Principal and Superintendent report.
Next regular meeting will me May 12, 2020 at 8:00 P.M. in the meeting room.
Meeting adjourned at 9:24  P.M.
To be considered for payment, bills must be in the school office by noon on Thursday before the Board meeting on Tuesday.
The agenda is a continuous one and is available for examination during the regular hours at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.
September 26, 2020

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of September 14th:

  • Monday- JH VB vs A-M @ Callaway Community Center- 2:30PM
  • Monday- JH FB vs A-M @ Callaway- 4:30PM 
  • Monday- C/JV VB vs A-M @ Callaway High School- 4:30PM- 6 fans per player pass list
  • Monday- JV FB vs A-M is Cancelled
  • Tuesday- Student Council Meeting over Lunch
  • Tuesday- HS VB Triangular @ Brady- Varsity Only– 5:00PM- South Loup plays games 2 & 3- No attendance restrictions due to facility size but MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL SPECTATORS
  • Wednesday- School Picture Day
  • Wednesday- Junior ASVAB Test- 8:30AM
  • Thursday- 12:00PM Dismissal- P/T Conferences 12:30-6:00PM- FB Coaches will be available until 4:00PM
  • Thursday- HS Cross Country @ Ravenna- 4:00PM
  • Thursday- Varsity FB vs Sandhills @ Stapleton- 7:00PM
  • Friday- No School

Please note that we will distribute information regarding attendance guidelines and procedures. These guidelines will vary by location and activity. 

Arnold Public Schools

Activities for the week of March 9th:

  • Monday- MNAC Speech @ Merna
  • Monday- MNAC Quiz Bowl @ Mullen
  • Tuesday- HS Quiz Bowl @ Kearney
  • Tuesday- School Board Meeting- 8:00PM
  • Thursday & Friday- No School- Spring Break

Activities Calendar at A Glance