September 8, 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, Joel Morgan – Superintendent, Chanc McIntosh – Principal, Michelle Preston – Secretary to the Board of Education

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 7:00 A.M. on the 8th day of September, 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 Tue, September 8, 2020 at 7:13 A.M. with five members present. Nelson was absent. Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to excuse Nelson.

Meeting called to order

Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance

Approved the agenda

Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to approve the August 11th, 24th and 31st board minutes.

Motion Bierman, seconded S. Cool to approve claims totaling $279,576.45. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Visitors & Guests:



Motion Bierman, seconded J. Cool to approve Recognition of Arnold Education Association (AEA) as exclusive bargaining unit for Teachers for 2021-2020 Negotiations. Unanimous on

Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve 2020-2021 School District Budget. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve 2020-2021 Tax Resolution. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to approve 2020-2021 Custer Capable Membership. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Reports

Next regular meeting will be October 13, 2020 at 8:00 P.M. at the East Campus.

Meeting adjourned at 7:49 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.



September 23, 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