Board Minutes

1603, 2020

13 February 2020 Minutes

March 16th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
13 February 2020
MINUTES
I. Call to order. Matt Hartle called the Board of Trustees meeting to order at 7:02 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Arnold Bjork, Shawn McDonough, Jessica Sandven-Sorensen and Barry Farrell. Also, in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tami Ward – Principal, Deb Christiansen – Title teacher, Jen Johnson – 2nd grade teacher, Jack Eggensperger – County Superintendent and Gloria Graves – Creston Fire.
II. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Declare a Vacant Trustee Position. Joanna Massie has resigned her trustee position. Her term expires May 2022. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen motioned and Shawn McDonough seconded declaration of a vacant trustee position and approval to fill the vacancy by appointment. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Appoint a New Trustee. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen motioned and Shawn McDonough seconded approval to appoint Barry Farrell to the vacant trustee position. Motion passed unanimously.
C. Swear in New Trustee. Jack Eggensperger swore in Barry Farrell as a trustee.
III. Minutes of 9 January 2020. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen motioned and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the minutes as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
IV. Public Participation / Correspondence.
A. Gloria Graves, representing Creston Fire presented information regarding the upcoming Creston Auction and Country Fair.
B. A letter from Tom and Cindy Countryman and Larry and Pat Duncan regarding R4Brothers, LLC Property on Hwy 35 (Robinson’s Brothers fourteen 4-plexes) was shared.
V. Information Item:
A. Candidates for Trustee Election may file a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy between Thursday, December 12, 2019 and Thursday, March 26, 2020. Trustee Positions Subject to Election in May 2020: Arnold Bjork – 3-year term, Massie/Farrell – 2-year term remaining, Shawn McDonough – 3-year term.
B. Video Surveillance Equipment/Door Access Control. Bids from Anytime Lock & Safe for video surveillance equipment and door access control were presented. Board policy will need to be in place prior to moving forward with consideration/installation of this type of equipment.
C. Additional Classroom Committee Findings. Tami Ward summarized the meeting held by the committee on January 30, 2020. The consensus of the committee was that enrollment numbers and class sizes support no immediate need to add space for 2020/2021. If the need arises in the future using a portable classroom was considered as the best option. For the foreseeable future grades with smaller class sizes will probably need to move to the smaller classrooms. The committee will meet occasionally to review enrollment numbers, class sizes and any notices of subdivisions that would affect our future enrollment. Next meeting will be in the Fall of 2020.
VI. Reports:
A. Clerk. Statement of Expenditure and Fund 115 Projects report includes payroll and claims through 12 February 2020. The General Fund is at 48% committed and the Grand Total of all funds is at 41% committed. Reconciliation to the County Treasurer has been completed for December 2019. Spring Student Enrollment Count Report was submitted – reported enrollment for ANB was 116. The Clerk Evaluation Tool was provided in advance for the March Board Meeting.
B. Principal. Student Enrollment is 115. Building Maintenance – the gutter heaters are working well and helping to prevent slippery sidewalks. School Facility Conditions Inventory Report was provided. Teachers are completing the final two chapters of Super Spellers. Mrs. Mumm attended the Music Teachers Curriculum meeting – the committee is looking to align and adjust the local music standards. The Mid-year math and reading benchmark showed growth in both areas across the grade levels (data was provided). The safety committee is in agreement and recommends an entry camera/card system and exterior and interior cameras. Education Cooperative – Gates testing for 8th graders have been completed and the Director is available to attend member district Board meetings. Special Education Cooperative – Remodeling is continuing on schedule. Crossroads – The program is starting to make plans for grade configuration for 2020/2021 school year; Students in this program continue to make progress in math and reading based on most recent assessment.
C. Staff. Jen Johnson shared the staff report via a Google Slides presentation which highlighted student work and projects.
VII. Policies:
A. 6000 Series – 2nd reading. (A list is attached.) Trustees reviewed policies in this series, taking into consideration MTSBA recommendations of which current policies to keep, modify or replace with MTSBA model policies as well as policies to add or repeal. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen motioned and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the 6000 series as presented to replace our existing policies in this series. Motion passed unanimously.
B. 9000 Series – Repeal. (A list is attached.) Trustees took into consideration MTSBA recommendation to repeal this policy series as the needed policies have been reworked into other policies and policy series. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen motioned and Shawn McDonough seconded approval to repeal all 9000 series as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
VIII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Budget Amendment Resolution Due to An Unanticipated Enrollment Increase. The Resolution was presented in the amount of $9,049.25 with the source of financing to be Direct State Aid. The required notices have been posted and approvals received. Arnold Bjork motioned, and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the budget amendment resolution as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Adopt Materials for Reading, Phonics & Social Studies. A list of materials that assist teachers in meeting the literacy and Social Studies needs of all students was presented. Shawn McDonough moved and Arnold Bjork seconded approval to adopt the materials for reading, phonics and social studies as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
C. Trustee Resolution Calling for an Election. The Resolution in its entirety was presented to the Board. Summary of the Resolution: A regular school election for the purpose to elect three trustees – two, three-year terms and one, two-year term will be conducted by Poll Election on Tuesday, the 5th day of May 2020. Approval of additional levies to operate and maintain Creston School for FY 20201 will also be requested. If it is later determined that any portion of the election is not required, the election administrator is authorized to cancel that portion of the election. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the Resolution as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
D. Calendar 2020-2021. A calendar which has been reviewed by the teachers was presented. The calendar is similar to that of Kalispell Public Schools. Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the 2020-2021 calendar as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
E. Teacher Negotiations/CBA. Jen Johnson, CEA President, presented two changes to the CBA regarding sick leave: 1) change roll over of sick leave from 70 to 80 days (section 10.2.1) and 2) increase sick leave from 10 to 12 days (section 10.2.1); also to revisit monetary related negotiations after receiving and reviewing the preliminary budget. Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the sick leave changes to the CBA as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
F. Hiring for Long-Term Substitute for 6th Grade – Spring 2020. Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval to begin the hiring process for a long-term substitute teacher for the 6th grade as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
G. Modified Contract for A. Hess for Remainder of 2019-20 School Year. Not needed – no action taken.
H. Hiring for a 1.0 Teacher for 2020/2021 (a one-year contract for Hess-Headlee leave). A. Hess-Headlee will be on maternity leave the 2020/2021 school year – leave approved at the January 2020 Board Meeting. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Shawn McDonough seconded approval to begin the hiring process for a one-year, 1.0 FTE teacher for the 2020-2021 school year as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
I. Sale or Trade-In of Bus. At the 14 November 2019 Board Meeting the trustees approved the selling of our current bus. Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the Equipment Disposition Resolution for the 2011 International School Bus as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
J. Revised Bus Route Addition – Creston/Intermountain. At the 14 November 2019 Board Meeting the trustees approved an additional bus route from Creston School to the Intermountain Day program. A correction to the description was presented to clarify the route is needed to and from Intermountain for a maximum daily total of 51.2 miles. Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the revised additional route to and from the Intermountain Day program as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
K. Cross Country Coaching Contract. An employment contract for Emily Russell as the coach for the K-6th grade Cross Country season April – May 2020. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Arnold Bjork seconded approval of the coaching contract as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
L. Substitute Teachers List – nil.
M. Transportation Contract(s). Shawn McDonough moved, and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the transportation contracts as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
N. Before School Care Contract(s) – nil.
O. Out of District Request(s) – nil.
P. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s) – nil.
IX. Claims – February 2020. Board approved all claims as presented.
X. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 12 March 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 9 April 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
XI. Executive Session for Principal Evaluation. Board Chair Matt Hartle closed the meeting in order to protect the individual rights of Tami Ward, Principal. Upon re-opening the meeting, Shawn McDonough moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of Tami Ward’s mid-year evaluation and of the executive session minutes. Motion passed unanimously.
XII. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:47 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk

Matt Hartle, Board Chair
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CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
6000 SERIES
ADMINISTRATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

6000 Goals
R 6110 Administrator Duties and Authority
R 6110P Administrator Board Job Responsibilities
6122 Delegation of Authority
R 6410 Evaluation of Administrative Staff
6420 Professional Growth and Development

Repeal all 9000 series policies – those needed have been reworked into other policies/policy series:

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
9000 SERIES
ADMINISTRATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS
9001 Bus rental
9002 School home communications
9003 Playground inspection
9004 Commemorative Days
9005 Extracurricular – sport activity contract
9006 Students – health and safety – incident report
9007 Multi-disciplinary teams
9009 Technology mission statement
9010 Traverse wall

1302, 2020

9 January 2020 Minutes

February 13th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
9 January 2020
Minutes

I. Call to order. Matt Hartle called the Board of Trustees Meeting to order at 7:04 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Joanna Massie, Jessica Sandven-Sorensen; absent: Arnold Bjork, Shawn McDonough. Also, in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tami Ward – Principal, Emily Russell – 5th grade teacher and Barry Farrell – public.

II. Minutes of 12 December 2019. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the minutes as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

III. Public Participation / Correspondence – nil.

IV. Information Item:
A. Candidates for Trustee Election may file a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy between Thursday, December 12, 2019 and Thursday, March 26, 2020.
B. Video Surveillance Equipment/Door Access Control. Tami Ward reported answers to questions trustees had from last month. The quote from last month is for video only equipment – as per MT law. The data is stored on equipment (NVR) located at the school and only school officials would have access to it. The amount of storage depends on the number of cameras, the data storage size of the equipment (NVR) and how much is being recorded; the setup is a last-in-first-out system; an estimate based on the quote for 4 – 6 cameras would be four weeks.
C. Trustee Resignation – J. Massie. Effective after today’s meeting Joanna Massie has resigned her trustee position. The vacancy will be an action item at the next board meeting.

V. Reports:
A. Clerk. Statement of Expenditure includes payroll and claims through 9 January 2020. The General Fund is at 41% committed and the Grand Total of all funds is at 34% committed. Reconciliation to County Treasurer has been completed for November 2019. Fund 115 Projects report was also presented.
B. Principal. Student Enrollment is at 117. Yard lights have been updated with new LED bulbs and fixtures. Mr. Hagen assembled our new bleachers and attached the mats to the walls in the gym. Monthly facilities and playground inspections did not find any recommended repairs or hazards. The Flathead Electric Roundup for Safety grant completion for the bleachers and mat was submitted for payment. Teachers and staff met recently to look at our current programs, practices and procedures to evaluate the effectiveness and make improvements where needed. Teachers are each spending observation time in other classrooms, at the school, to improve their own practices. Mid-year math and reading benchmark assessments are currently in progress. January School Facilities Inventory/Inspection Form was presented with no new bids. A committee of is being formed to address the possible need for building an additional classroom on the current school property; Matt Hartle and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen agreed to represent the Board on this committee.
C. Staff. Emily Russell shared the staff report via a Google Slides presentation which highlighted student work and projects.

VI. Policies:
A. 1000FE, 7000, 8000 Series (see attached list) – 2nd reading. Reviewed policies in these series, taking into consideration MTSBA recommendations of which current policies to keep, modify or replace with MTSBA model policies as well as policies to add or repeal. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the 1000FE, 7000, 8000 series as presented with noted changes to #8500, to add, modify, repeal and replace our existing policies in those series. Motion passed unanimously.
B. 6000 Series – 1st reading. Presented the policies in this series. No motion needed.

VII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Budget Amendment Proclamation Due to An Unanticipated Enrollment Increase. The Proclamation was presented in the amount of $9,049.25 with the source of financing to be Direct State Aid. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the Budget Amendment Proclamation as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Petition to State Superintendent for Permission to Adopt a Resolution for a Budget Amendment. The Petition was presented in the amount of $9,049.25 with the source of financing to be Direct State Aid. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the Petition as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
C. Maternity Leave Request – A. Hess-Headlee. A written request for maternity leave beginning on or about April 17, 2020 through June of 2021 was received. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the maternity leave request by A. Hess-Headlee as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
D. Substitute Teachers List – nil.
E. Transportation Contract(s) – nil.
F. Before School Care Contract(s) – nil.
G. Out of District Request(s) – nil.
H. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s). One request for gym use by the Many Lakes HOA on February 15, 2020 for the Homeowners Annual Meeting. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the gym use request as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

VIII. Claims – January 2020. Board approved all claims as presented.

IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 13 February 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 12 March 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

X. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:41 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk Matt Hartle, Board Chair

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R = required
CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
1000FE SERIES
FLEXIBILITY AND EFFICIENCY

1006FE Transfers for School Safety
1007FE Multidistrict Agreements
1007FE –F1 Model Multidistrict Agreement Form
1009FE Flexible Instructor Licensing
1011FE Cooperative Purchasing
1012FE Non-voted Levy for Excess IDEA Costs
1014FE Intent to Increase Non-Voted Levy
1014FE-F1 Notice of Intent to Impose an Increase in Levies Form

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required 7000 SERIES
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

7000 Goals
7008 Nonresident Student Attendance Agreement (Tuition/Transportation Costs)
7110 Budget and Program Planning
7121 Budget Adjustments
7210 Revenues
7225 Crowdfunding
7251 Disposal and Sale of School District Property
7260 Endowments, Gifts, and Investments
7310 Budget Implementation and Execution
7320 Purchasing
7325 Accounting System Design
7326 Documentation and Approval of Claims
7329 Petty Cash Funds
R 7330 Payroll Procedures/Schedules
7332 Advertising in Schools/Revenue Enhancement
7335 Personal Reimbursements
7336 Travel Allowances and Expenses
7400 Credit Card Use
7405 Procurement Cards
7425 Extra- and Co-Curricular Funds
7430 Financial Reporting and Audits
7500 Property Records
7510 Capitalization Policy for Fixed Assets
R 7515 GASB 54
7525 Lease – Purchase Agreement
7530 Procurement of Supplies or Services
7535 Electronic Signatures
7550 Indirect Cost Reimbursement

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required 8000 SERIES
NONINSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

8000 Goals
8100 Transportation
8110 Bus Routes and Schedules
8111 Transportation of Students with Disabilities
8123 Driver Training and Responsibility
8124 Student Conduct on Buses
8125 School Bus Emergencies
8130 Air Quality Restrictions on Outdoor Activities, Practice and Competition
8132 Activity Trips
R 8200 Milk Services
R 8225 Tobacco Free Policy
8300 Risk Management
R 8301 District Safety
8320 Property Damage
8410 Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities
8420 District-Wide Asbestos Program
8421 Lead Renovation
R 8425 Service Animals
8425P Service Animals Procedures
R 8430 Records Management
8440 Computer Software
8450 Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
8450F1 AED Incident Report Form
8450F2 AED Notification Letter
8450F3 AED Service Log
8500 Cyber Incident (1/9/2020 note: CSIRT = individuals listed in School Chain of Command in Emergency Procedures)

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
6000 SERIES
ADMINISTRATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

6000 Goals
R 6110 Administrator Duties and Authority
R 6110P Administrator Board Job Responsibilities
6122 Delegation of Authority
R 6410 Evaluation of Administrative Staff
6420 Professional Growth and Development

901, 2020

12 December 2019 Minutes

January 9th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
12 December 2019
Minutes

I. Call to order. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen called the Board of Trustees Meeting to order at 7:02 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Arnold Bjork, Joanna Massie, and Shawn McDonough. Also in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tami Ward – Principal, and Jen Johnson – 2nd grade teacher.

II. Minutes of 14 November 2019. Joanna Massie moved and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the minutes as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

III. Public Participation / Correspondence – nil.

IV. Information Item:

A. Technology Seminar Summary Report – Joanna Massie. Joanna Massie gave a summary report of a seminar she attended given by Collin Kartchner regarding youth and the negative effects of unattended technology use and social media.

B. Candidates for Trustee Election may file a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy between Thursday, December 12, 2019 and Thursday, March 26, 2020.

C. Flathead County Superintendent of Schools Statistical Report of Schools 2019. A copy of the annual report was distributed to each board member.

D. Video Surveillance Equipment. Preliminary estimates on installing video surveillance equipment were presented. A brief discussion regarding the pros and cons of this type of equipment was held with a few follow up questions that Mrs. Ward will look into. Prior to moving forward with this type of equipment board policy would need to be in place.

V. Reports:

A. Clerk. Statement of Expenditure includes payroll and claims through 12 December 2019. The General Fund is at 33% committed and the Grand Total of all funds is at 29% committed. Reconciliation to County Treasurer has been completed for October 2019. Fund 115 Projects report was also presented.

B. Principal. Student Enrollment is at 117. Yard light update project will hopefully be completed by end of January as well as assembling the new 2-tier aluminum bleachers; no current recommended repairs or hazards for the facilities and playground inspections. Teresa Mumm, P.E. teacher, was awarded a grant through First Tee which provides golf equipment and lesson plans for teaching students the game of golf. Mid-year math (easyCBM) and reading (Fountas & Pinnell) benchmark assessments will begin in January.

C. Staff. Jen Johnson shared the staff report via a Google Slides presentation which highlighted student work and projects.

VI. Policies:

A. 3000 & 4000 Series (see attached list) – 2nd reading. Reviewed policies in the 3000 & 4000 series, taking into consideration MTSBA recommendations of which current policies to keep, modify or replace with MTSBA model policies as well as policies to add or repeal. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the 3000 & 4000 series as presented, with noted changes to 4210, 4330, 4330F to replace our existing 3000 & 4000 policy series. Motion passed unanimously.

B. 1000FE, 7000, 8000 Series (see attached list) – 1st reading. Presented the policies in this series. No motion needed.

VII. Consideration of Action Items:

A. Northern Energy Propane/AmeriGas Propane, L.P., Three-year Propane Services Agreement with Price of Propane (Attachment A). An agreement to lock-in a three-year price and dispenser service/use contract for propane for our new bus. Joanna Massie moved and Arnold Bjork seconded approval of the agreement with Northern Energy Propane/AmeriGas Propane, L.P. as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

B. MTSBA Ballot – Voting on Pending Association Matters. The Montana School Board Association sent a ballot with seven (7) items up for a vote. Joanna Massie moved and Shawn McDonough seconded voting in support for each of the seven items. Motion passed unanimously.

C. Contract for Bus Purchase. The purchase of a propane bus was approved at the November 2019 Board Meeting. The Purchase Order Agreement from Hartley’s School Buses was presented. The final quote is for a purchase price of $126,650, which includes the cameras discussed at the November meeting. Shawn McDonough moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the Hartley’s School Buses Purchase Order Agreement for 1 Blue Bird Body Company propane bus as per quote #184187 dated 12/11/2019. Motion passed unanimously.

D. Substitute Teachers List – nil.

E. Transportation Contract(s) – nil.

F. Before School Care Contract(s) – nil.

G. Out of District Request(s) – nil.

H. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s) – nil.

VIII. Claims November December 2019. Board approved all claims as presented.

IX. Next Meeting Dates:

A. 9 January 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

B. 13 February 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

X. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:16 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk Matt Hartle, Board Chair

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R = required
3000 SERIES
STUDENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS

3100 – 3100P Student Enrollment, Exceptional Circumstances Meriting Waiver of Age Requirements for Pupils
3110 Entrance, Placement, and Transfer
3110F Educational Authorization Affidavit
R 3120 Compulsory Attendance
3121 Enrollment and Attendance Records
3121P Enrollment and Attendance Records Procedure
3122 Attendance Policy
R 3123 Attendance Policy Procedure-Truancy
3124 Military Compact Waiver
R 3125 Education of Homeless Children
3125F McKinney-Vento Homeless Educational Assistance Dispute Resolution Form
3140 Class Size Policy
3141 Discretionary Nonresident Student Attendance Policy
3150 Part-Time Attendance
3200 Student Rights and Responsibilities
R 3210 Equal Education, Nondiscrimination and Sex Equity
3221 Student Publications
3222 Distribution and Posting of Materials
3224 Student Dress
R 3225 Sexual Harassment/Intimidation of Students
3225F Harassment Reporting Form for Students
R 3226 Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation/Hazing
3231 – 3231P Searches and Seizure
3233 Student Use of Buildings: Equal Access
R 3300 Suspension and Expulsion – Corrective Actions and Punishment
R 3310 Student Discipline
3310F Discipline Citation
3310P Discipline of Students with Disabilities
R 3311 Firearms and Weapons
3410 Student health/Physical Screenings/Examinations
3413 Student Immunization
3413F1 Medical Exemption Form for Immunization
3413F2 Religious Exemption form for Immunization
R 3415 Management of Sports Related Concussions
R 3415P Management of Sports Related Concussions Procedure
R 3415F Student Athlete and Parent/Legal Custodian Concussion Statement
R 3416 Administering Medicines to Students
R 3416F Montana Authorization to Possess or Self-Administer Asthma, Severe Allergy, or Anaphylaxis Medication
3416F1 Designation and Acceptance to Administer Glucagon
3417 Communicable Diseases
3420 Head Lice
3431 Emergency Treatment
3431F Accident Report Form
3440 Removal of Student During School Day
3440P Removal of Student During School Day Procedures
3510 School-Sponsored Student Activities
3510P Extracurricular Procedure
R 3520 Student Fees, Fines, and Charges
3530 Student Fund-Raising Activities
3600 Student Records
3600P Student Records Procedures
R 3600F1 Student Records Notification Form
3600F2 Student Directory Information Notification Form
R 3606 Transfer of Student Records
R 3608 Receipt of Confidential Records
R 3612 – 3612P District-Provided Access to Electronic Information, Services, and Networks
R 3612F Internet Access Conduct Agreement Form
3630 Cell Phones and Other Electronic Equipment

© MTSBA 2011

Policies to repeal: Policies related to 3000 series to repeal:
3350 9007
3416A 9010

Revised list 11/13/19 tb

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
4000 SERIES
COMMUNITY RELATIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS

4000 Goals
R 4120 Public Relations
4210 School-Support Organizations
4301 Visitors to Schools
R 4310 Public Complaints and Suggestions
4315 Spectator Conduct and Sportsmanship for Athletic and Co-Curricular Events
R 4316 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
4320 Contact With Students
4321 Distribution of Fund Drive Literature Through Students
R 4330 Community Use of School Facilities
4330F School Facilities and Grounds Use and Liability Release Agreement
4331 Use of School Property for Posting Notices
4332 Conduct on School Property
4340 Public Access to District Records
4350 Website Accessibility and Nondiscrimination
4520 Cooperative Programs with Other Districts and Public Agencies
4550 Registered Sex Offenders

POLICIES TO REPEAL
4301 (merged into 4315)
4330A (merged into 4330F)
4332 (merged into 4315)

Revised list 11/13/19 tb

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
1000FE SERIES
FLEXIBILITY AND EFFICIENCY

1000FE Overview of Flexibility and Efficiency Policies
1001FE Scanning of the Horizon
1002FE The District’s SMaC Recipe
1002FE-F SMaC Analysis
1003FE The District’s Technology Program
1004FE Scaled Innovations
1004FE-F Scaled Innovations Analysis
1005FE Proficiency-Based ANB
1006FE Transfers for School Safety
1007FE Multidistrict Agreements
1007FE –F1 Model Multidistrict Agreement Form
1008FE Increase in Over Base Levy Authority Without a Vote
1009FE Flexible Instructor Licensing
1010FE Early Enrollment Exceptional Circumstances
1011FE Cooperative Purchasing
1012FE Non-voted Levy for Excess IDEA Costs
1013FE Adult Education
1014FE Intent to Increase Non-Voted Levy
1014FE-F1 Notice of Intent to Impose an Increase in Levies Form

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required 7000 SERIES
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

7000 Goals
7008 Nonresident Student Attendance Agreement (Tuition/Transportation Costs)
7110 Budget and Program Planning
7121 Budget Adjustments
7210 Revenues
7225 Crowdfunding
7251 Disposal and Sale of School District Property
7260 Endowments, Gifts, and Investments
7310 Budget Implementation and Execution
7320 Purchasing
7325 Accounting System Design
7326 Documentation and Approval of Claims
7329 Petty Cash Funds
R 7330 Payroll Procedures/Schedules
7330F Payroll Procedures Schedule Form
7332 Advertising in Schools/Revenue Enhancement
7335 Personal Reimbursements
7336 Travel Allowances and Expenses
7400 Credit Card Use
7405 Procurement Cards
7425 Extra- and Co-Curricular Funds
7430 Financial Reporting and Audits
7500 Property Records
7510 Capitalization Policy for Fixed Assets
R 7515 GASB 54
7525 Lease – Purchase Agreement
7530 Procurement of Supplies or Services
7535 Electronic Signatures
7550 Indirect Cost Reimbursement

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
XI. R = required 8000 SERIES
NONINSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

8000 Goals
8100 Transportation
8110 Bus Routes and Schedules
8111 Transportation of Students with Disabilities
8123 Driver Training and Responsibility
8124 Student Conduct on Buses
8125 School Bus Emergencies
8130 Air Quality Restrictions on Outdoor Activities, Practice and Competition
8132 Activity Trips
R 8200 Milk Services
R 8225 Tobacco Free Policy
8300 Risk Management
R 8301 District Safety
8320 Property Damage
8410 Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities
8420 District-Wide Asbestos Program
8421 Lead Renovation
R 8425 Service Animals
8425P Service Animals Procedures
R 8430 Records Management
8440 Computer Software
8450 Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
8450F1 AED Incident Report Form
8450F2 AED Notification Letter
8450F3 AED Service Log
8500 Cyber Incident

1212, 2019

14 November 2019 Minutes

December 12th, 2019|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
14 November 2019
MINUTES

I. Call to order. Matt Hartle called the Board of Trustees Meeting to order at 7:04 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Arnold Bjork, Joanna Massie, Jessica Sandven-Sorensen, and Shawn McDonough. Also in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tami Ward – Principal, Jeff Hagen – Bus/Maintenance, Jen Johnson – 2nd grade teacher, Shanta Milne – Kindergarten teacher and Melissa Potts – 1st grade teacher.

II. Minutes of 10 October 2019 and 14 October 2019. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the minutes as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

III. Public Participation / Correspondence. An invitation from Kalispell Public Schools Board of Trustees to Partner Districts Board of Trustees for November 21st was handed out. The invitation was for a social time prior to and to attend the last Boardsmanship Academy Training being held at FVCC.

IV. Information Item:
A. MTSUIP (Unemployment Insurance) Annual Meeting Summary Letter / Report. A letter summarizing the annual meeting was shared with the Board. Also, a copy of the 2019 Annual Report was made available.

V. Reports:

A. Clerk. Statement of Expenditure includes payroll and claims through 11 November 2019. The General Fund is at 25% committed and the Grand Total of all funds is at 21% committed. Reconciliation to County Treasurer has been completed for August and September 2019. Also reported on Fund 115 projects, Fall Student Enrollment Count, Compensation Expenditure Report and MSSA Rural Survey.

B. Principal. Student Enrollment is at 117. A list of minor building maintenance repairs that have been or will be completed in the near future was given. There was no change to the Facility Conditions Inventory this month. A grant of $5,750 from FEC Round Up for Safety was awarded to purchase aluminum two-tier bleachers and an 11-inch landing mat to be used under the climbing wall and cargo net. Mrs. Ward will attend a MTSBA training this month regarding 504 accommodations and special education. A Special Education Compliance Monitoring Audit has been performed by the MT OPI and, based on the review, the OPI has determined that the district has met the standards for compliance. Teachers are continuing their study of spelling instruction through the book Super Spellers. Teachers are gathering data and information for report cards and conferences as we near the end of the trimester; Mrs. Ward is working on an informational grading guide for parents. A first aid kit has been purchased and placed by the back door; buckets of ice melt have been placed at accessible areas; all staff members have the responsibility to salt the sidewalks if conditions are icy; caution signs warning of icy conditions will be placed at the gates. Starting this spring all 5th graders will be assessed in science using a new assessment aligned to the Montana Content Standards for Science – this replaces the 4th grade Science CRT. There was an Open House and reception at the new Special Education Cooperative building the end of October. The Special Education Cooperative will host a guest speaker later in the year to provide information about new legislation regarding dyslexia screening. The Crossroads program is fully staffed for the school year and students are making behavioral and academic progress.

C. Staff. Jen Johnson shared the staff report via a Google Slides presentation which highlighted student work and projects.

VI. Policies:

A. 5000 Series (see attached list) – 2nd reading. Reviewed policies in the 5000 Series, taking into consideration MTSBA recommendations of which current policies to keep, modify or replace with MTSBA model policies as well as policies to add or repeal. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the 5000 series as presented to replace our existing 5000 policy series. Motion passed unanimously.

B. 3000 & 4000 Series (see attached list) – 1st reading. Reviewed the policies in this series. No motion needed.

VII. Consideration of Action Items:

A. Coaching Contracts – Girls Basketball. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approving the contract for Emily Russell as the 5th/6th grade Girls Basketball Coach for the January – March 2020 Season as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

B. Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Terms of Audit Engagement Letter. Nicole Noonan, CPA, has forwarded the required document. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Shawn McDonough seconded approval of the FY19 Audit Engagement Letter as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

C. MSPLIP Notice of Annual Meeting & Proxy. There is an annual meeting later this month in Helena. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Shawn McDonough seconded appointing the MSPLIP Chairman of the Board as proxy and allow the Chairman to vote on all matters as he/she determines. Motion passed unanimously.

D. Substitute Custodian List. A new hire list was given. Joanna Massie moved and Shawn McDonough seconded approving the list as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

E. Hire Custodian 2019/2020 and Employment Contract. A hiring committee interviewed applicants for the part-time custodian position on October 31, 2019. The committee recommended Cynthia Hill for hire. Shawn McDonough moved and Joanna Massie seconded hiring Cynthia Hill as custodian for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year and approval of the employment agreement as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

F. Additional Bus Route – Creston to Bigfork and Transportation Interlocal. In order to fulfill our transportation responsibilities as per our agreement with Intermountain (approved at 10 October 2019 Board Meeting) we are in need of an additional a.m. bus route from Creston School to the Intermountain Day program which operates out of Bigfork School. The total round-trip mileage is 26.0 miles. A Transportation Interlocal Agreement to drive in the Bigfork School District is also included. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the additional bus route and Transportation Interlocal agreement as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

G. Budget Amendment. Based on our Fall Enrollment Count submitted in MAEFAIRS we are eligible for a budget amendment due to an unanticipated enrollment increase. A budget amendment packet has been received from OPI. Information only was presented at this time. This item will be added to a future agenda. No motion needed.

H. Bus Purchase and Trade-in of Current Bus. Our current bus is aging. We have monies in the Bus Depreciation fund for the purpose of replacing our bus. Jeff Hagen, Bus Driver and Tami Ward, Principal have collected quotes and researched new bus purchasing options; also, the trade-in and/or selling of our current bus – all collected information was summarized and made available for review. Additions to the propane bus purchase option including exterior/interior cameras and pricing on seat belts were discussed and Jeff Hagen will work with the seller to address those options. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of purchasing a new propane bus made by Blue Bird, from the Hartley’s School Buses company with additional options as discussed for the purchase price not to exceed our Bus Depreciation, Fund 11, budget; and also, approval to sell our current bus on our own. Motion passed unanimously.

I. Substitute Teachers List – nil.

J. Transportation Contract(s). Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of transportation contracts as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

K. Before School Care Contract(s) – nil.

L. Out of District Request(s). Thirty-five students residing in our district, attending another district. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Shawn McDonough seconded to acknowledge receipt of these attendance agreements. Motion passed unanimously.

M. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s) – nil.

VIII. Claims November 2019. Board approved all claims as presented.

IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 12 December 2019, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 9 January 2019, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

X. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:52 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk                  Matt Hartle, Board Chair

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CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
5000 SERIES
PERSONNEL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

R 5002 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
R 5010 Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
R 5012 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Intimidation and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace
5012F Harassment Reporting Form for Employees
5015 Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation
5015F Harassment Reporting Form for Employees
5120 Hiring Process and Criteria
5120F Determination of Eligibility Sheet
5120F Notice of Federal Background Check Determination Form
5120P Fingerprint Background Handling Procedure
5121 Applicability of Personnel Policies
5122 Fingerprints and Criminal Background Investigations
5122F Applicant Rights and Consent to Fingerprint
5125 Whistle Blowing and Retaliation
5130 Staff Health
5140 Classified Employment and Assignment
5220 Prohibition on Aiding Sexual Abuse
R 5222 Evaluation of Certified and Classified Staff
5223 Personal Conduct
5224 Political Activity
5226 Drug-Free Workplace
R 5228 – 5228P Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5230 Prevention of Disease Transmission
5231 – 5231P Personnel Records
5232 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
5250 Termination from Employment/Non-Renewal of Employment
5251 Resignations
5254 Payment of Employer Contributions and Interest on Previous Service
5254F Employer Payment Policy Form
5255 Disciplinary Action
5256 Reduction in Force
5314 Substitutes
5321 – 5321P Leaves of Absence
5322 Military Leave
R 5325 Breastfeeding Workplace
R 5328 Family Medical Leave
5329 Long-Term Illness/Temporary Disability Leave
5330 Maternity Leave
5331 Insurance Benefits for Employees
5333 Holidays
5334 Vacations/Personal Leave
5334P Vacation Guidelines
R 5336 Fair Labor Standards Act
5337 Workers’ Compensation Benefits
5338 Absence Due to Illness or Injury
5420 Paraprofessionals
5420F ESSA Qualifications Notification Request Form
5430 Volunteers/Chaperones
5430F Volunteer Letter of Understanding
5440 Student Teachers/Interns
5450 Employee use of Electronic Mail, Internet, Networks, and District
Equipment
5460 Electronic Resources and Social Networking
5500 Payment of Wages Upon Termination
R 5510 HIPAA
5630 Employee Use of Mobile Devices

Policy to Repeal:
5253 TRS Purchasing Service Credit

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CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
3000 SERIES
STUDENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3100 – 3100P Student Enrollment, Exceptional Circumstances Meriting Waiver
of Age Requirements for Pupils
3110 Entrance, Placement, and Transfer
3110F Educational Authorization Affidavit
R 3120 Compulsory Attendance
3121 – 3121P Enrollment and Attendance Records
3122 Attendance Policy
R 3123 Attendance Policy Procedure-Truancy
3124 Military Compact Waiver
R 3125 Education of Homeless Children
3125F McKinney-Vento Homeless Educational Assistance Dispute Resolution
Form
3141 Discretionary Nonresident Student Attendance Policy
3200 Student Rights and Responsibilities
R 3210 Equal Education, Nondiscrimination and Sex Equity
3224 Student Dress
R 3225 Sexual Harassment/Intimidation of Students
3225F Harassment Reporting Form for Students
R 3226 Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation/Hazing
3231 – 3231P Searches and Seizure
R 3300 Suspension and Expulsion – Corrective Actions and Punishment
R 3310 Student Discipline
3311 Firearms and Weapons
3413 Student Immunization
3413F1 Medical Exemption Form for Immunization
3413F2 Religious Exemption form for Immunization
R 3415 – 3415P Management of Sports Related Concussions
R 3415F Student Athlete and Parent/Legal Custodian Concussion Statement
3416 Administering Medicines to Students
3416F Montana Authorization to Possess or Self-Administer Asthma,
Severe Allergy, or Anaphylaxis Medication
3416F1 Designation and Acceptance to Administer Glucagon
3417 Communicable Diseases
3420 Head Lice
3431 Emergency Treatment
3431F Accident Report Form
3440 – 3440P Removal of Student During School Day
R 3520 Student Fees, Fines, and Charges
3600 – 3600P Student Records
R 3600F1 Student Records Notification Form
3600F2 Student Directory Information Notification Form
R 3606 Transfer of Student Records
R 3608 Receipt of Confidential Records
R 3612 – 3612P District-Provided Access to Electronic Information, Services, and Networks
3612F Internet Access Conduct Agreement Form

Policies to repeal:
3350
3416A

© MTSBA 2011

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CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
4000 SERIES
COMMUNITY RELATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

R 4120 Public Relations
4301 Visitors to Schools
R 4310 Public Complaints and Suggestions
4315 Spectator Conduct and Sportsmanship for Athletic and Co-Curricular Events
R 4316 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
R 4330 Community Use of School Facilities
4331 Use of School Property for Posting Notices
4332 Conduct on School Property
4340 Public Access to District Records
4350 Website Accessibility and Nondiscrimination
4520 Cooperative Programs with Other Districts and Public Agencies
4550 Registered Sex Offenders

POLICIES TO REPEAL:
4330A*

2111, 2019

14 October 2019 Minutes

November 21st, 2019|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
14 October 2019
MINUTES

I. Call to Order. Matt Hartle called the Board of Trustees Special Meeting to order at 8:02 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Joanna Massie and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen. Absent: Arnold Bjork and Shawn McDonough. Also, in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tammy Ward – Principal and Shanta Bisch-Milne – Kindergarten teacher.
II. Public Participation / Correspondence – nil.
III. Information Item(s):
A. Bus Repairs and Possible Bus Purchase. The bus has experienced problems with the transmission/engine and has been to the repair shop. It was returned to us October 11th after the transmission control module was replaced. Due to the age of the bus and the continual cost of repairs quotes to replace the bus are in process. We have sufficient money in the Bus Depreciation Fund – along with a trade in of the current bus – to purchase a bus. An update will be provided at future meetings.
IV. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Resignation of Custodian. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded accepting the resignation of J. Joy as received. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Approval of Hiring Process for a permanent Custodian position. As J. Joy has resigned effective last week, it is necessary to seek a replacement. Joanna Massie moved, and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded to approve beginning the hiring process for a permanent part-time Custodian for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion passed unanimously.
C. Extra Duty Contract for S. Milne as Substitute Custodian. We are in immediate need of an additional Substitute Custodian. Our current staff/teachers have the required pre-employment approvals in place, so to facilitate an immediate start date they have been given the opportunity to pick up this extra duty. Shanta Bisch-Milne has accepted the offer. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the Extra Duty Contract for Shanta Bisch-Milne as Substitute Custodian as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
V. V. Next Meeting Date(s):
A. A. 14 November 2019, 7:00 AM Regular Meeting
B. B. 12 December 2019, 7:00 AM Regular Meeting
VI. VI. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:12 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk Matt Hartle, Board Chair

2111, 2019

10 October 2019 Minutes

November 21st, 2019|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
10 October 2019
MINUTES

I. Call to order. Matt Hartle called the Board of Trustees Meeting to order at 7:03 a.m. in the Creston School Library. The following members were present: Joanna Massie and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen. Absent: Arnold Bjork – planned absence; Shawn McDonough – planned absence. Also, in attendance: Tammy Bartos – District Clerk, Tammy Ward – Principal, Jen Johnson – 2nd grade teacher and Deb Christiansen – Title teacher.
II. Minutes of 12 September 2019. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved and Joanna Massie seconded approval of the minutes as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
III. Public Participation / Correspondence – nil.
IV. Information Item: – nil.
V. Reports:
A. Clerk. Statement of Expenditure includes payroll and claims through 10 October 2019. General Fund is at 17% committed. Grand Total of all funds is at 15% committed.
B. Principal. Student Enrollment is at 118. Building Maintenance and Facility Conditions reports were given and shared with the Board. There is a Flathead Electric Board Meeting tonight which Tami Ward will attend to present our bleacher project. Mrs. Ward will continue to work with MontanaSky regarding the landscaping at the tower site. Two teachers attended a writing professional development with consultant Kelly Boswell earlier this month; all teachers are continuing their learning on spelling instruction through continued study of the book Super Spellers; and in September Mrs. Ward and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen attended the MTSBA 2019 Back-to-School Legal Primer. The first benchmark assessments in math and reading have been completed. The safety committee for the 2019/2020 has been formed. The Education Cooperative had summer professional development offerings, many of which our teachers attended. The Special Education Cooperative hosted a benefit concert this month; Preschool services started September 16th in the new building; an offer on the old building has been received, proceeds from the sale will assist in completing renovations to the new building. J. Joy turned in his resignation as custodian this morning.
C. Staff. Jen Johnson shared the staff report via a Google slides presentation.
VI. Policies:
A. 5000 Series (see attached list) – 1st reading. Reviewed the policies in this series. No motion needed.
B. Substitute Custodian Job Description. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the job description as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
VII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Coaching Contracts – Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball. The Coaching contract for Boys Basketball was presented. The Girls Basketball contract will be presented next month. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded the contract for Teresa Mumm as the 5th/6th grade Boys Basketball Coach for the October -December 2019 Season as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Individual Transportation Contract Approval (OPI Form TR-4). One TR-4 Individual Transportation Contract was presented. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded to approve the contract as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
C. Creston School Goals. Goals for the 2019/2020 school year regarding Writing, Discipline Referrals and Math were discussed with teachers at a recent meeting and shared with the trustees by Tami Ward and Jen Johnson today. Joanna Massie moved, and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded to approve the goals as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
D. Educational and Therapeutic Services Agreement with Intermountain Deaconess Children’s Services. An Educational and Day Treatment Services Agreement for the 2019 – 2020 School Year between Creston School and Intermountain was presented. Joanna Massie moved and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded approval of the Agreement as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
E. Substitute Teachers List. A new hire list was given. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded to approve the list as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
F. Transportation Contract(s) – nil.
G. Before School Care Contract(s) – nil.
H. Out of District Request(s). Three separate items were presented: 1) Eleven students residing in our district and parent(s)/guardian(s) choose to have the students attend another district. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded to acknowledge receipt of these attendance agreements. Motion passed unanimously. 2) Student resides in Creston School District, attending another District, this is a District to District Placement. Joanna Massie moved, and Jessica Sandven-Sorensen seconded to approve this attendance agreement. Motion passed unanimously. 3) Four students living in another district and parent(s)/guardian(s) requesting Creston School as their school of choice/placement. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded to approve these attendance agreements as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
I. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s). One Gym use request by Pauline Davidson to use the Gym on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 3:30 – 5:00pm for a birthday party. Jessica Sandven-Sorensen moved, and Joanna Massie seconded to accept the proposal as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
VIII. Claims October 2019. Board approved all claims as presented.
IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 14 November 2019, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 12 December 2019, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
X. Adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:12 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tammy Bartos, District Clerk Matt Hartle, Board Chair

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CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
R = required
5000 SERIES
PERSONNEL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

R 5002 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
R 5010 Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
R 5012 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Intimidation and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace
5012F Harassment Reporting Form for Employees
5015 Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation
5015F Harassment Reporting Form for Employees
5120 Hiring Process and Criteria
5120F Determination of Eligibility Sheet
5120F Notice of Federal Background Check Determination Form
5120P Fingerprint Background Handling Procedure
5121 Applicability of Personnel Policies
5122 Fingerprints and Criminal Background Investigations
5122F Applicant Rights and Consent to Fingerprint
5125 Whistle Blowing and Retaliation
5130 Staff Health
5140 Classified Employment and Assignment
5220 Prohibition on Aiding Sexual Abuse
R 5222 Evaluation of Certified and Classified Staff
5223 Personal Conduct
5224 Political Activity
5226 Drug-Free Workplace
R 5228 – 5228P Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5230 Prevention of Disease Transmission
5231 – 5231P Personnel Records
5232 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
5250 Termination from Employment/Non-Renewal of Employment
5251 Resignations
5254 Payment of Employer Contributions and Interest on Previous Service
5254F Employer Payment Policy Form
5255 Disciplinary Action
5256 Reduction in Force
5314 Substitutes
5321 – 5321P Leaves of Absence
5322 Military Leave
R 5325 Breastfeeding Workplace
R 5328 Family Medical Leave
5329 Long-Term Illness/Temporary Disability Leave
5330 Maternity Leave
5331 Insurance Benefits for Employees
5333 Holidays
5334 Vacations/Personal Leave
5334P Vacation Guidelines
R 5336 Fair Labor Standards Act
5337 Workers’ Compensation Benefits
5338 Absence Due to Illness or Injury
5420 Paraprofessionals
5420F ESSA Qualifications Notification Request Form
5430 Volunteers/Chaperones
5430F Volunteer Letter of Understanding
5440 Student Teachers/Interns
5450 Employee use of Electronic Mail, Internet, Networks, and District
Equipment
5460 Electronic Resources and Social Networking
5500 Payment of Wages Upon Termination
R 5510 HIPAA
5630 Employee Use of Mobile Devices

Policy to Repeal:
5253 TRS Purchasing Service Credit