BPS Mission: "All students will have the academic, social, and personal skills to be college, career, and community ready." BPS Vision: "Together, we inspire a passion for learning, discovery, and excellence.”
Focus on Success: United Sound Presentation - Jeremy Overbeck, Horizon and Century Orchestra Director, and orchestra students from Horizon Middle School will present information on the United Sound Program. United Sound is a peer mentoring group that pairs three orchestra students with a student in the special education program and teaches them how to play a string instrument.
North Dakota Remedial Math Report: In response to the North Dakota University System data regarding the rates of BPS graduates needing to take remedial mathematics, a team of teachers and administrators from across the district will present information regarding the work of the K-12 Vertical Mathematics Alignment Team and other efforts taken to address student mathematic achievement.
Safe Learning Environments: The Board requested information on safe learning environments. The Board guides expectations for discipline in several broad policies. Four policies will be examined tonight. Board policy is given “legs” in a school building through a discipline plan managed by a building team.
Major Project Updates: Darin Scherr, Business and Operations Manager, will provide an update on major projects in the district.
Enrollment Update: Elementary and secondary enrollment for the current school year as of February 8, 2018.
There were no presentations at the last meeting.
A. January 22, 2018 School Board Minutes; January 29, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes; February 5, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes; and February 9, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes; B. New Contract: A new contract has been issued to: Todd Fuehrer, Choir, Bismarck High School, $21,431 (80% contract); C. Retirements: Letters of retirement have been received from Janet Linquist, Communications, Simle Middle School; Anita Nelson, Physical Education, Simle Middle School; Carolyn Fischer, Grade 1, Grimsrud Elementary School; Margaret LoMurray, Family Advocate, BECEP; Allan Kary, Music, Simle Middle School; Lori Ronningen, Kindergarten, Lincoln Elementary School; Elise Freier, Grade 5, Rita Murphy Elementary School; and Adele Gabriel, Physical Education, Wachter Middle School, effective with the end of the 2017/2018 school year; D. Resignation: A letter of resignation has been received from Tamara Uselman, Superintendent; E. Middle School Change Orders: The first change order considers eliminating the acid waste piping and neutralizers at all three middle schools for a combined credit to the contract in the amount of $80,038.76. The second change order considers additional window flashing at an addition to the contract of $2,856.92 and eliminating countertops and brackets in the teacher prep rooms for a credit to the contract in the amount of $2,811.41.
Policy ABCC Wellness: Revised Policy ABCC was approved on first reading at the January 22, 2018 Board meeting.
July 2018 – June 2019 Board Meeting Schedule.
School Board Election.
Middle School Furniture Bids.
Century High School Flooring.
Wachter Middle School Casework.
Dorothy Moses Elementary School Roof Replacements.
Head Start Policy Council and Board Report.
2018 Election Deadlines.