May 2020 Minutes

Arnold Public Schools

Minutes of the Board of Education

Regular Meeting 8 p.m.

May 12, 2020

Members Present:  Duane Bowers, Diana Coleman, Joe Cool, Merle Bierman, Shane Cool, Mark Sievering – Superintendent, Joel Morgan – Principal, Michelle Preston – Secretary to the Board of Education

Members Absent:  Eric Nelson

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 12th day of May, 2020, at Arnold Public School Meeting Room, 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 regular session Tue, May 12, 2020 at 8:01 P.M. with four members present. J. Cool arrived at 8:22 P.M.

Meeting called to order

Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance

Approved the agenda

Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to approve minutes of last three meetings as amended.

Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to approve claims totaling $223,881.35. Carried 4-0 on roll call vote.

Visitors & Guests:

NON-ACTION ITEMS Cognia (Formerly AdvancEd, North Central)


Motion Bierman, seconded S. Cool to approve graduation for June 1. Unanimous on roll call


Motion S. Cool, seconded Bieman to approve teaching contract for Katie Berglund. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Bierman, seconded J. Cool to approve summer school in to meet the porvisions of the Nebraska Reads Initative. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Report

Next regular meeting will be June 9, 2020 at 8:00 P.M in the meeting room.

Meeting adjourned at 9:18 P.M.

To be considered for payment bills must be in school office by noon on Thursday before the Board Meeting on Tue.

The agenda is a continuous one and is available for examination during the regular hours at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.

August 13, 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