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“To Build Knowledge and Skills for Success Today and Tomorrow”

February 17, 2017 at 11:10 AM

February 13, 2017 Board Summary

The board entered into executive session to discuss personnel (SDCL-1-25.1), student-related matters (SDCL-1-25.2), employee negotiations (SDCL-1-25.4) and marketing/negotiations (SDCL-1-25.5).

 

Regular board meeting began at 5:47 p.m.

 

The district will hold a combined surplus auction with the City of Sturgis and Meade County.  The board set the date for the surplus auction for May 16, 2017 and authorized Brett Burditt to advertise for an auctioneer.  

 

The board authorized Brett Burditt to advertise for the Stagebarn Middle School project bid package 1, which consists of dirt work and utilities. Bids will be opened on March 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

 

All administrators will be notified of the districts intent to renew their contracts.  Administrators to be notified:  Donald A. Kirkegaard, Brett Burditt, Chrissy Peterson, Jeff Ward, Pete Wilson, Ann Nonnast, Chantal Ligtenberg, Ethan Dschaak, Bev Rosenboom, Mike Paris, Chad Hedderman, David Olson, Deb Wilburn-Kerstiens, Joe Schaffer.

 

Sturgis Elementary and Sturgis Williams Middle school will need additional staffing for the 2017-18 school year. The board approved two additional teacher positions for the 2017-18 school year.

 

The Board approved the name, Sturgis Intermediate School, for the new 5th grade attendance center at the Williams Administrative Building.

 

In other action, the board:

  • Approved the following personnel New Hire Hire (Certificated):  Anna Olson, special education teacher, Sturgis Williams Middle School, $39,675.00, eff. for the 2017-18 school year.  Resignation (Certificated): Teresa Mumm, teacher, Sturgis Williams Middle School, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Kimberly Smith, special education teacher, Atall, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Tyler Hutchison, teacher, Sturgis Williams Middle School, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Danielle Hertel, teacher, Piedmont Valley Elementary, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year.  Resignation (Extracurricular):  Dave Van Heel, middle school activities director, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Shelbi Bulat, junior class advisor, Sturgis Brown High School, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Deb Cano, head varsity volleyball coach, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year.  Retirement (Certificated):  Shawn Hoffelt, special education teacher, Sturgis Elementary, eff. at the end of the 2016-17 school year; Sandra Fairbrother.  Change of Assignment (Certificated):  Shelbi Bulat, special education, change of assignment from Sturgis Brown High School to Sturgis Elementary, eff. for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Approved Change Order #2 proposals 1 through 5 for an additional cost of $13,344.00 for the second floor Williams Administrative Building remodel project.
  • Authorized Brett Burditt to advertise for sealed bids for the disposal of the Stage Stop office building.
  • Approved Whitewood City Hall, Sturgis Community Center, Piedmont Gym, Hereford Hall, Union Center School and Opal School as polling locations for the 2017 school board election.