Skyline Schools

USD 438 • Pratt, Kansas

Author: Michelle Domsch (page 1 of 3)

Press Release from BOE Meeting on 7/10/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
JULY 10, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, July 10, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC June minutes.

An election was held first. Rex Robinson and Bob Kenworthy were re-elected to their President and Vice-President offices.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included Goals, a Legislative Update, the FY2018 Budget and a Post Secondary Success Report created by KSDE. Mrs. Flowers reported that she will attend the Supreme Court Oral Arguments on the Gannon Case scheduled for July 18, 2017.

The Board approved contracts with Kenny Eddy as HS Head Basketball Coach and Lawana Robinson, Stacie Tharp and Jane Biles as Teacher’s Aids. The Board also accepted Karen Wilcox’s resignation as School Nurse.

The Board approved all the Board Organization items for FY2018 and Publishing of the Notice of Budget Hearing in August to be determined after the Supreme Court ruling regarding the school finance law.

Updates were reported on the new big gym roof scheduled for replacement on July 17, 2017 and a recent Facilities meeting.

The next meeting will be Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. *Unless we are able to schedule the budget hearing for August 14, 2017 then the time may vary.

Press Release from BOE Meeting on 6/12/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
JUNE 12, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, June 12, 2017 and reconvened on June 30, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, Treasurer’s report, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC May minutes.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included a Legislative Update, information on the patio being constructed at the front of the building and a listing of the summer projects.

The Board approved contracts with Trent Befort as MS Head Football Coach and John Wyer for the Building Maintenance position. The Board also accepted Aleta Gatz’s resignation as a Custodian/Teacher’s Aide, Steve Little’s resignation as the High School Boys Basketball Coach and High School Track Coach and Kathryn McAllister’s resignation as a High School Track Coach.

The Board also heard a request from Pat and Ludi Egging on the process for the Board to consider addition of High School Baseball and Softball.

The Board heard Principal Reports from Becca Flowers and Herb McPherson.

The Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding between USD#438 and the Pratt County Sheriff, Pratt County Court and the Pratt County Attorney, and after holding a public hearing approved the Interlocal Agreement to participate in the Pratt County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. The Board also approved District Board Policy EE – Food Services Management – Unpaid Meal Charges
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The Board also approved end of year transfers, the proposed 2017/18 School Fees and to allow Animal Science as a High School Science Credit and Accounting as a High School Math Credit.

The next meeting will be Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Press Release from BOE Mtg. 5/8/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MAY 8, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, May 8, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, Treasurer’s report, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC April minutes.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included a Legislative update and a schedule of the end of year activities.

The Board approved contracts with Harmony Harts as elementary teacher. The Board also accepted Bjorn Halderson’s resignation as elementary teacher effective May 23, 2017 and Dan Kemmis’s resignation as Director of Maintenance effective June 30, 2017. The Board also approved the Classified and the amended Certified Staff Lists for 2017-2018.

The Board heard a Principal Report from Becca Flowers.

The Board accepted the bid from Mahaney Roofing to replace the gym roof and approved the following work projects: gym floor repair, pre-school playground, football field sprinkler system and maintenance of the football field grass. The Board also agreed to the sale of the maintenance pickup and blade. We will then purchase a tractor for snow removal.

The Board approved a gift from the Skyline Schools Foundation of a new outdoor Scoreboard for the football field. Upcoming Board of Educations elections were also discussed.

It was approved to have the MS/HS schedule return to a traditional semester schedule for 2017-18 and to hold a public hearing on our participation in the Pratt County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan.

The next meeting will be Monday, June 12 2017 at 6:30 a.m.

Press Release from BOE Meeting on 4/10/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
APRIL 10, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, April 10, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, Treasurer’s report, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC March minutes.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included a Legislative Update, Facilities Update, Q3 Financial Update, and learning and networking opportunities.

The Board approved contracts with Lori Anschutz as Middle and High School Math Teacher and the revised Supplemental Contract List. The Board also accepted Michelle Keener’s resignation as Vocational Agricultural teacher effective June 30, 2017.

The Board heard Principals’ Report from Becca Flowers and Herb McPherson.

The Board authorized the purchase of two school vehicles not to exceed $55,000 and reviewed the proposed vehicle rotation plan and heard an update on the Gym Roof bids being accepted until May 1, 2017. Upcoming Board of Educations elections were also discussed.

The next meeting will be Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

 

Press Release from BOE Meeting on 3/13/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MARCH 13, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, March 13, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, Treasurer’s report, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC February minutes.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included a Legislative Update and learning and networking opportunities.

The Board approved contracts with Andrew Nation as the Head High School Football Coach and Hannah Barilla as a part-time elementary teacher for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The Board also approved 2-year contracts with Administrators’ Flowers and McPherson.

The Board heard a Principals’ Report from Becca Flowers. In addition, Mrs. Flowers reported on a capital outlay spending plan, our Math & Science Partnership (MSP) Grant and our district’s participation in the County Preparedness Badge Program.

The Board also heard an update on plans to repair the big gym floor and roof over the summer and plans to replace the rooftop heating and air conditioning units over the south high school hall classrooms and the main boys and girls bathrooms and technology office; and changes to the K-1-2 classroom walls over spring break.

The Board approved the 2017-2018 school calendar and the proposed BOE Policy updates.

The next meeting will be Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

 

USD#438 Press Release 2/13/17

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
FEBRUARY 13, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

The Skyline Board of Education met in regular session Monday, February 13, 2017. Routine business included approval of minutes, payment of bills, Treasurer’s report, PDC Reports and the SCKSEC January minutes.

The Board heard concerns that Michael Florez, Parent, has with the Skyline Schools District and their recent actions placing restrictions on his presence on the school grounds.

The first item of business was the Superintendent’s report from Becca Flowers. Her report included a Legislative Update, Facilities Committee Meeting report, and that a Site Based Council Meeting is scheduled for February 15, 2017.

The Board approved contracts with Andrew Nation and Chris Sanders as MS  Boys and Girls Track Coaches.

The Board heard Principals’ Reports from Becca Flowers and Herb McPherson.

The Board also heard an update on plans to repair the gym floor and replace rooftop heating and air conditioning units over the south high school hall classrooms and the main boys and girls bathrooms and technology office, and the decision not to pursue alternatives to our current health insurance plan at this time.

The Board had a first read at the proposed 2017-2018 school calendar and BOE Policy updates.

The next meeting will be Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

USD#438 Press Release from 1/9/2017

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
JANUARY 9, 2017 REGULAR MEETING
FOR THE SKYLINE STAFF AND PATRONS

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Pre-School and Kindergarten Meeting for 2017-18 School Year Planned

Skyline Schools is pleased to announce we will be hosting an in-house 4 year old preschool for the 2017-2018 school year. We are planning a combined Pre-School and Kindergarten Informational Meeting for February 9, 2017. Please plan to join us anytime between 5:30 and 7:00 pm to meet our teachers and learn about our early childhood education programs and the Skyline School district. We will follow up with you after you submit an application that can be found on our website at www.skylineschools.org to provide more details about this event. Feel free to call us at 620-672-5651 with questions.  kindergarten-preschool-application

Purchase Your RTIC Skyline Schools Tumbler Here

Skyline Schools Foundation is continuing to work on raising funds for our school. What better time to help do that than at Christmas! The Foundation is selling powder coated, columbia blue 30 oz. RTIC tumblers with the graphic shown below for $50. Market 54 in Pratt will personalize them after you pick them up for an additional $5. You will need to contact them at 620-388-3524 for personalization. They will be available to purchase at the school December 8th. All proceeds will go to Skyline Schools Foundation. To order contact Michelle Domsch at the school 620-672-5651.

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USD#438 BOE News Release 11/14/16

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BOARD OF EDUCATION
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 REGULAR MEETING
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