Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
September 14, 2020
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.
PresentDirectors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey
Good News from Red Oak SchoolsThe High School Volleyball Team has beaten two ranked opponents and are ranked #13 in Class 3A. Chloe DeVries reached 1000 assists. Coach Angie Montgomery earned her 300th career win.
The High School Cross Country Team is running well. Baylor Bergren placed 3rd, Nolan Blackman placed 11th, Alexa McCunn placed 7th, and Cam Bass placed 19th at the Clarinda meet. Results from the Red Oak meet were Baylor Bergren 1st place, Kaden Johnson 9th place, Nolan Blackman 10th place, Chloe DeVries 2nd place, and Alexa McCunn placed 3rd .
The JV Football team beat Shenandoah by a score of 20 to 6
Angie Britten and Tianna Fisher of United Farmers Coop and Jen Bruce from the Red Oak Athletic Boosters presented information on the Tiger Pump at
UFC. Three cents per gallon of the purchases through the rest of the school year from the Tiger Pump will be donated to the Weight Room at the Junior/Senior High School. The kickoff for the program was postponed until September 16. Athletes will be available to assist patrons from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the kickoff.
Janelle Erickson updated the Board on the remote instruction. There are several software programs that are being looked at for use with remote learning..
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollments, and personnel considerations. Motion carried unanimously.
ROECC Parking LotMotion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to allow the Montgomery County Child Development Center to construct a parking lot on property south of the Red Oak Early Childhood Center at no cost to the district. Motion carried unanimously.
District Title IX Handbook
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the District Title IX Handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Board Policy 501.9
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy 501.9 Student Absences-Excused. Motion carried unanimously.
Board Policy 604.10
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy 604.10 Appropriate Use of Online Learning Platform. Motion carried unanimously.
Board Policy 906
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the first reading of Board Policy 906 District Operation During Public Emergencies. Motion carried unanimously.
Immersed Learning Program Policy & Procedure Manual
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Junior/Senior High School Immersed Learning Program Policy and Procedure Manual at presented. Motion carried unanimously.
IASB 2020 Legislative Resolutions
Through consensus, the Board chose the following priority issues relative to IASB’s 2020 Legislative Resolutions: #18-School Funding Policy; #7-Mental Health; #2-Student Achievement Standards and Accountability; #25-Unfunded Mandates; with #6-Drop Out/At Risk being an alternate.
Closed Session Per Code Section 21.5(1)(i)
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to enter closed session at 8:20 p.m. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation and that individual requests a closed session. Motion carried unanimously. Exited Closed Session at 9:41 p.m.
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Next Board of Directors Meeting Monday, September 28, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus
Bryce Johnson, President Deb Drey, Board Secretary