Board meeting summary

School Board meeting summary, April 25, 2017


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Quarterly budget report & amendments

Carole Nielsen, director of finance, presented the revenue and expenditure reports for all funds for the third quarter ending March 31, 2017. 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 budget amendments. As additional budgetary information becomes known, it is necessary to amend the District's budgets to reflect those changes. For more details, please visit the Budgets & Finance page.

Enrollment update

Enrollment projections for the 2017-18 school year indicate an anticipated enrollment of 11,140 students. The current count for next fall's enrollment has class size projections within current parameters set by the school board.  These numbers will continue to be monitored and updated through the spring and summer months . To review the report, visit here.


School start times

After years of consideration and an intensive eight-month public review, the School Board approved start times changes that feature an 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. schedule for the high schools. The high schools’ current schedule is 7:25 a.m. – 2:05 p.m. The new schedule will go into effect in fall 2018, giving parents, students and staff more than a year to adjust schedules and make plans for the 2018-19 school year. To view the 2018-2019 start times for all schools, visit here. To view an illustration of how the school day will work at each site, visit here.



The Board discussed issues and updates related to AMSD. 

Thank you

The Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Land O’Lakes, The K Foundation, Medtronic YourCause LLC, Kula Foundation, Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign, Kowalski’s, Wells Fargo Foundation, Bernie & Josi Hurley, Marj Efteland, Michelle Anderson, Brandie Gapinski, and Marie Tobin.

A look ahead

May 4, 6:30 p.m., work session 
May 16, 7 p.m., regular meeting 

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