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The Board approved the 2018-2019 school-year calendar as presented by John Ward, director of human resources and operations. The calendar was developed with input from teachers, parents and District administrators and was presented to the Mounds View Education Association (MVEA) leadership team for discussion through Joint Policy. The calendar contains no significant changes to traditional breaks including MEA break, Thanksgiving break, winter break and spring break. Visit the Calendars page at www.moundsviewschools.org/calendars
to see the current year's calendar and the next two school year calendars.
Quarterly budget report and amendments
Carole Nielsen provided revenue and expenditure reports for all funds for the second quarter ending December 31, 2016. Both revenues and expenditures are within budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 and are very comparable to this time last year. Nielsen also reported on the quarterly budget amendments and investment earnings. Budget amendments include revenue and expense updates for building generated funds. The Board approved the budget amendments as presented at the meeting. For details, please visit the budgets & finance
page at www.moundsviewschools.org
School start times
The Board heard a report from high school activities directors Ron Broberg (Irondale) and Bob Madison (Mounds View). Their report outlined the impact of potential later high school start times on after-school activities. To see a snapshot of a typical day of after-school activities (using today’s start time vs. a later start time), click here
In addition, the Board heard a report from transportation consultant Tom Watson, who indicated another option may be possible if the Board were comfortable with making some adjustments to the existing parameters. For example:
The Board discussed issues and updates related to Northeast Metro 916 and AMSD.
The Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Allina Health Community Engagement, Rahul Verma, Therese LaValle, Leonard & Catalina Lisson, Seth Rosin, Orbital ATK, Inc., Exxon Mobil of Shoreview, Exxon Mobil Education Alliance Program, Feng Family, Wells Fargo Community Support, Terry & Thiamsiri Lemke, Eric Boyum, Eric Bakke, Evan Schnell, April Delcastillo, New Brighton Police Dept., and David Jenkin.
A look ahead
March 2, 6 p.m., work session
March 14, 7 p.m., regular meeting
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