The educational resources provided by a child’s fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board. — James S. Coleman


Back row: Duane Bowers, Eric Nelson, Shane Cool 
Front row:
Diana Coleman, Joe Cool, Merle Bierman 

2020-21 School Board


Mr. Duane Bowers
School Board President

Mr. Joe Cool
School Board Vice President

Mr. Eric Nelson
School Board Treasurer

Mr. Shane Cool
School Board Secretary

Mr. Justin Strasburg
School Board Member

Mr. Merle Bierman
School Board Member

2020-2022 Superintendent Contract

In accordance with the provisions of the Superintendent Pay Transparency Act (LB470), notice is hereby given that the Arnold Board of Education took action on this superintendent contract at the December 8th, 2020 regular meeting.

Click here to see the Superintendent Contract.

2021 Committee Assignments:

Building and Grounds:  S. Cool, Strasburg, Nelson

Negotiations:  J. Cool, Bowers, S. Cool

Curriculum, Instruction and Committee of American Civics:  J. Cool, Bierman, Nelson

Transportation:  Bowers, Bierman, Nelson

Foundation Board Representative:  Merle Bierman

COOP Board:  Bowers, S. Cool

Personnel:  Bowers, J. Cool, Strasburg

Makers Space:  Nelson

Beef:  Bierman, Bowers, Eggleston (volunteer)

School Board Policies

July 24, 2021

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of May 17th:

  • Monday- District Golf @ Bertrand- 10:00AM
  • Wednesday- Elementary Awards Program- 10:00AM- Open to the Public. Students can leave with their parents at the conclusion of the program. 
  • Wednesday- Last Day of School- 11:00AM Dismissal. JH/HS will be dismissed earlier as they check out.
  • Wednesday- No Breakfast or Lunch Served. Final lunch bills will be sent home on Tuesday. 
  • Friday & Saturday- State Track @ Omaha


Activities Calendar at A Glance