Meeting to address Pleasant View Elementary scheduled for March 22

The Wild Rose School Board had numerous items to consider during the March 8 meeting.

They felt with the continued enrollment and staffing implications for the 2018-19 school year, it was time to notify district families to attend the 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 meeting to be held in the auditorium.  The meeting is to give input into the fate of Pleasant View Elementary School and everyone concerned is asked to please attend.

The board approved Bill Broten as a volunteer track coach for the high school teams and approved the retirement of Al Dickman, the Tech Ed teacher.

A request for a second grade student to attend Wild Rose Elementary was approved. They also approved a request to exempt a student from taking a state assessment test because of a disability.

The board approved the gifts of $500 from the Hometown Bank in Redgranite, and $500 from ThedaCare for the playground restoration project.  ThedaCare also gave $100 for school initiatives.

The board looked at the 2017-18 high school graduation requirement re-port, and decided to keep the district’s requirement of 23 credits, rather an opt for the state’s 23.5 credits.  

Taking up a good part of the meeting was reviewing of School Board Policies 3.01-3.67 under Section 3: Student Personnel.  Revisions were approved, but policies 3.49 and 3.58 will be brought back for further discussion. First reading of the new policies 3.68-3.71 were approved and so was the reviewing of existing policies 4.01-4.11 uner Section 4: Instruction.

The regular board meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, with a second April meeting on the 26th at 7:30 p.m.