Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


January 10, 2013

School Board meets Monday


Knoxville —

RECOMMENDATION: Approve consent action items as recommended.
Motion ________________ 2nd _______________
9.  MIDDLE SCHOOL REPORT - 7th GRADE Middle School teachers and students will provide 
INTERDISCIPLINARY UNIT information about an interdisciplinary unit being
taught. _________________________________________________________________________________________
10.  RECEIVE INITIAL PROPOSAL FOR 2013-14 Representatives of the KEA will present their initial
MASTER CONTRACT (KEA) proposal for amendments to the Master Contract.
11.  APPROVE STUDENTS FOR EARLY GRADUATION Mr. Crawford has provided a list of students 
completing graduation requirements by the end of the first semester. 
RECOMMENDATION: Approve qualified students for early graduation.
Motion _______________ 2nd ________________
12.  ENROLLMENT IN COLLEGE CREDIT CLASSES Mr. Crawford will provide a summary of the college-
(KEVIN CRAWFORD) credit courses high school students have completed 
or are enrolled in.
13.  APPROVE TERMINATION OF EMPLOYEE Kay Jensen taught high school Family and Consumer
CONTRACT Science classes for the first semester.  Mrs. Jensen
served in this capacity during a time we were unable to employ a full-time teacher.  Paige Bolton student taught with Mrs. Jensen this fall and has completed licensure requirements. 
Because Mrs. Jensen was contracted for the first semester, it is necessary to terminate the contract, effective January 11, 2013.  A copy of the Termination Notice will be available at the meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the termination of the teaching contract 
with Kay Jensen, effective January 11, 2013.
Motion _______________ 2nd ________________ 
14.  RANDY WILSON TRACK - ACCEPT PROJECT AS Dan Hunt, architect for the track renovation project,
SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE has recommended the district accept the track project
as “Substantially Complete”.  Substantial completion initiates the warranty for the project.  Final payment will not be made until several items have been completed.  The estimated value of incomplete work is $12,500; a list of items to be completed will be available at the meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Certificate of Substantial Completion for
the Randy Wilson Track renovation project.
Motion _______________ 2nd ________________
15.  DESIGNATE KNOXVILLE JOURNAL EXPRESS THE Designate the Knoxville Journal Express as the 

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