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Board of Education Update: November 2022

Board of Education Update

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November 14 2022 BOE Summary Update.Final

November 15 2022 BOE. CMAR Selection Meeting Summary Update.Final.11.15.2022

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DISTRICT OR-1 BOARD OF EDUCATION UPDATE
SUMMARY OF NOVEMBER 14, 2022 REGULAR MEETING


 Special thanks to Ms. Linde Walter and Mrs. Kloreace Linke for providing a comprehensive summary of our district Multi–Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) process and Student Assistance Team (SAT) procedures. The development and implementation of these procedures helps our staff to clearly identify student academic and social-emotional needs in order to design developmentally appropriate interventions for students. The consistency of implementing these processes in a collaborative manner and providing supports that positively impact our students and families is crucial to improving overall student achievement.

 Mr. Johnson (Palmyra High School Principal) presented information and summary findings from our most recent district safety audit. This audit is an annual Rule 10 accreditation requirement from the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE).

 Approved a teaching contract for Mrs. Madison Hanau. Mrs. Hanau is teaching science at Palmyra High School.

 Summarized the meeting of the Construction Manager at Risk Selection Committee on Tuesday, November 8th and previewed the upcoming agenda for the Tuesday, November 15th Construction Manager at Risk Selection Committee meeting at Palmyra High School.

 Discussed transportation issues, extracurricular activities, student achievement, state and federal testing results, compensation for classified and administrative staff, and approved the annual district financial audit for the 2021-2022 school year.

 Reviewed the 6000 and 7000 Series board policies. No substantive changes were made to these policies.

 Mr. Dean Busch and Mr. Josh Penterman were reelected to the Board of Education for another term and Mrs. Dee Moore was elected to the board after the results of the November 8th general election. Mr. Clayton Maahs will also be retiring from the board effective January 9th, 2023 after 16 years of service. Congratulations to all of our school board members for their service and dedication to our district!

 Provided an update on student enrollment through the end of October. Current total district student enrollment (Pre-K—12) is 713 students. This is a 52 student or 7.8% increase from the last school year.

 More information is available at HTTPS://MEETING.SPARQDATA.COM/PUBLIC/ORGANIZATION/174

 

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DISTRICT OR-1 BOARD OF EDUCATION UPDATE
SUMMARY OF NOVEMBER 15, 2022 CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT RISK SPECIAL MEETING AT PALMYRA HIGH SCHOOL


 On Tuesday, November 15th, the Construction Manager at Risk Selection Committee met at Palmyra High School from 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing various firms selected for consideration as the Construction Manager at Risk for the upcoming building expansion projects.

 The Construction Manager at Risk Selection committee heard CMAR proposals from three very highly qualified and well respected firms.

 After collaborative discussion and a committee consensus, BIC Construction was chosen as the firm recommended to the Board of Education as the Construc-tion Manager at Risk for the upcoming district building projects.

 Upon receiving the CMAR Committee recommendation, the Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the recommendation of BIC as the Construction Manager At Risk at a special board meeting.

 On behalf of the District OR-1 Board of Education, we would like to thank all of the firms submitting bids for the project for their quality and professionalism.

 We would also like to sincerely thank the members of the Construction Manager at Risk Selection Committee for their hard work and insightful feedback during the interview and selection process.

 More information about progress on our building expansion projects will be forthcoming in the very near future.

 More information is available at HTTPS://MEETING.SPARQDATA.COM/PUBLIC/ORGANIZATION/174