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.


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.

August 9, 2020

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