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School Board Minutes and Good News- March

Good News

Board of Education Meeting – March 2024

1. Congratulations to these Hastings High Tigers who earned Winter Eastern Midlands Conference Awards:

EMC Academic All-Conference

Boys Basketball – Parker Ablott, Caden Block, Landon Hinrichs, Braydon Power, Eli Schneider, Tucker Synek
Girls Basketball –Grayce Beck, Kaitlyn Drake, Madisyn Hamilton, MaKenzie Nollette
Wrestling – Drake Anderson, Blaine Hamik, Isaac Kelley, Zander Locklling, Braden Ochsner, Connor Wademan
Boys Bowling – Ethan Crecelus, Dalton Newman, Jordan Norris, Maddox Warburton
Girls Bowling – Kailyn Schafer
Unified Bowling – Matt Pittsley, Maddox Warburton
Speech – Param Bhatka, Rebekah Evans, Cecelia Perry

Boys Basketball

EMC All-Conference – Caden Block, Parker Ablott
EMC Honorable Mention – Brayden Power, Landon, Hinrichs, Eli Schneider

Girls Basketball

EMC All-Conference – MaKenzie Nollette
EMC Honorable Mention – Emma Landgren

2. Congratulations to Terry Julian, HPS Technology Facilitator and Wellness Coordinator. She received the Public Health Leadership Award from the South Heartland Health District’s Board of Health. Terry was recognized for leading school wellness initiatives and collaborating with SHHD for grant projects at HPS buildings and district-wide. Terry has been instrumental in other community wellness programs: the Community Health Improvement Committee, the Mental Health/Substance Misuse Task Force, Child Health Wellness Committee, and Hastings Diabetes on Track Community Coalition.


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  • Approve minutes of the previous meetings
  • Approve expenses as submitted: Payroll - $3,564,046.35; Vendors - $822,010.17; Total
    Warrants - $4,386,056.52
  • Approve student fees for 2024-2025
  • Approve tentative 2024 graduation list
  • Approve stipend for Student Teachers beginning in 2024-2025
  • Approve revised policy 406.04: Contracts
  • Approve ICG contract renewal for 2024-2025
  • Approve High School foreign travel request for spring of 2025
  • Approve purchase of a truck for the maintenance department
  • Approve bid for High School north gym floor project
  • Approve school internet circuit bid
  • Approve 2024-2025 custodial supply bid
  • Approve the purchase of computers
  • Approve PT contract renewal
  • Approve consent agenda

Under Consent Agenda: certificated resignations, transfers, and appointments; extra-standard resignations, transfer, and appointments; classified resignations, transfer, and appointments.

Dates of future Board Meetings:
Work Session: Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 6:00 p.m. – Board Room at HPS District Offices
Regular Board Meeting: Monday, April 15, 2024 - 6:30 p.m. – Board Room at HPS District Offices

*Note as of January 2023, Regular Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month.