October 13, 2020 Minutes

Arnold Public Schools

Minutes of the Board of Education

Regular Meeting 7 a.m.

September 8, 2020

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

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 13th day of October, 2020, at Arnold Public School’s East Campus, 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 Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 8:01 P.M. with four members present. S Cool and Nelson arrived at 8:08 and 8:14 P.M. respectively.

Meeting called to order

Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance

Approved the agenda

Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve the September 8, 2020 board minutes.

Visitors & Guests:
Motion J. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve claims totaling $249,052.70. Carried 5-0 Nelson arrived late.


Covid-19 Update


Motion Bierman, seconded Nelson to approve Smart Print Agreement with Eakes. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded J. Cool to approve Board Policy 4031-Injury Leave 1st reading. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion Coleman, seconded S. Cool to approve COGNIA membership cancellation. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve Board Policy 4270-Staff Payments during closure. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion J. Co, seconded Coleman to approve Board Updates as Presented. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Reports

Next regular meeting will be November 10, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at the East Campus.

Meeting adjourned at 8:56 A.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.

February 25, 2021

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of February 15th:

  • Monday- No School, No Activities 
  • Tuesday- Girls Subdistrict Basketball vs Hi-Line @ Callaway- 5:30PM- No Pass List, but must leave after our game to make room for the next game. Masks Required
  • Wednesday- JH BB @ Sargent- 1:00PM- Boys followed by girls. No Pass List, Masks Required.
  • Wednesday- State Wrestling @ Omaha- 5:00PM
  • Thursday- State Wrestling @ Omaha- 1:00PM
  • Thursday- Girls Subdistrict Final @ Callaway- 6:30PM
  • Friday- JV/Varsity Boys BB vs SEM @ Callaway- 5:00PM (Time Change)- 2 quarters JV, followed by Varsity
  • Saturday- MNAC Speech @ Callaway- 9:00AM- No Pass List, Masks Required

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

Activities Calendar at A Glance