November 2, 2021 Board of Education Meeting

5:30 PM Council Chambers - City Hall - 300 Sixth Street Board of Education President Kate Thomas

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Speakers must sign up and present in person.

No reserving of chairs will be allowed.


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Approval of the Agenda
  5. Persons Wishing to Address the School Board
  6. Sharing the Success
    1. College and Career Readiness Month
  7. Student Representatives Reports
    1. Kiran Kelly – Central High School – Absent with Notice
    2. Abby Rutan – Rapid City High School
    3. Hayden Bentz – Stevens High School
  8. Conflict of Interest
    1. Conflict of Interest Waiver
  9. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Second (final) reading – JHCDE – Administration of Medical Cannabis to Qualifying Students
    2. One reading only – JHCDE-E – Medical Cannabis Administration Plan
    3. Board of Education Minute Approval
      1. October 19, 2021 Board of Education Minutes
    4. Claims Report
    5. Imprest Report
    6. Enrollment Options
    7. Change Order – North Middle School Asbestos Abatement
    8. Budget Amendment
    9. K-12 Change of Status
    10. K-12 Employment Recommendations
    11. K-12 Salary List
    12. K-12 Substitutes and Field Placements
    13. K-12 Terminations and Leaves
    14. Surplus Property
    15. ADDENDUM – Human Resources
  10. Approval of the Supplemental Consent Agenda
    1. Rapid City Public School Foundation Grants – Fall 2021
    2. Upward Bound Program BHSU
    3. Administrative Waiver – MOU with RCEA
    4. Resolution to Leave the Associated School Boards of South Dakota
    5. Resolution to Temporarily Close Grandview Elementary School Due to a Communicable Disease Outbreak Namely COVID 19
  11. First Reading of Policies/Procedures – No items for November 2nd
  12. Reports of the Superintendent
    1. Hays Report – Kristen Strissel
    2. Information Item – Albertson’s Companies Foundation – Donation to Stevens HS
    3. Superintendent Report
  13. Executive Session 
    SDCL 1-25-2.1 – Discussing the qualifications, competence, performance, character or fitness of any public officer or employee or prospective officer or employee. The term “employee” does not include any independent contractor.
    SDCL 1-25-2.3 – Consulting with legal counsel or reviewing communications with legal counsel about proposed or pending litigation or contractual matters.
  14. Adjournment