School Board meeting summary, October 11, 2016
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Facilities task force
This fall, a 39-member task force is conducting a comprehensive facilities study to determine the current state of facilities and their capacity to serve future enrollment growth. Comprised of parents and staff, the task force is studying a variety of issues including the age, condition and capacities of each building. At the September meeting, the task force considered a series of insight statements regarding enrollment and capacity issues. To review the task force’s feedback, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/facilities.
Mary Roden, assistant director of assessment, presented a report on the 2015-2016 student achievement results including data from NWEA Measure of Academic Progress, Minnesota Assessments: MCA-II & GRAD, and ACT. She highlighted the five key components of the District's strategic plan as aligned with the World's Best Work Force plan and goals and highlighted the Equity Promise and work being done to address the achievement gap. For more information please click here.
The Board waived the second and third readings of Policy EG-3114 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and adopted the policy as presented.
The Board discussed issues and updates related to AMSD.
The Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Wells Fargo Community Support, Wells Fargo Matching Gifts, John Kuhleman & Rox Anne Linhart, Marlene & Bill Elmstrom, Joseph Wolf, Caroline’s Kids Foundation, Paul Parisch, Mary Kaul, Rock Garden Nursery, Continental Clay, Walmart, Home Depot, Reliable Medical Supply, Kathryn & Paul Ernst, Michelle & Jonathan Wood, Misti & Dallan Van Laar, Aldi’s, Cub Foods Arden Hills, Cub Foods New Brighton, Medtronic, Shoreview Farmer’s Market, Sort Toss Pack, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. Odilia Catholic Church and The Food Group MN.
A look ahead
Oct. 25, 6 p.m., work session
Oct. 25, 7 p.m., regular meeting
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