Pioneer Elementary School
1937 Dover Road
Billings, MT 59105 Telephone (406)-373-5357
Mission Statement: Our mission is to serve the community and the school by creating a safe environment that fosters Respect, Trust, Accountability, and Responsibility while promoting life-long learning for all.
Special Meeting Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 29, 2021
Presented for Approval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 10, 2021
PLACE: Pioneer School, Main Building, Room 106
MEMBERS Kari Jones, Chairperson
PRESENT: Luke Rome, Trustee, left at 5:30 pm
Colleen Unruh, Trustee
CLERK: Marilyn Michael
ADMIN: Melissa Schnitzmeier
STAFF: Alisa Rau arrived at 4:00 pm, Jami Burns arrived at 4:20 pm, left at 6:15
GUESTS: McKayla Maciel arrive at 4:15, left at 4:30, Raelynn Melber arrived at 4:35, left at 4:55. Brittney Hoffman arrived at 5:15, left at 5:25, Tyler Foss arrived at 5:35, left at 5:55.
1. CALL TO ORDER:
Trustee, Kari Jones called the meeting of the trustees of Pioneer Elementary School District #41 to order in Room 106 of the main building, Monday, April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Trustee, Kari Jones welcomed all those attending. Trustee, Kari Jones read the Montana Law about public meetings.
2. MINUTE APPROVAL: Tabled to May 10, 2021 meeting.
HEARING OF THE PUBLIC: None
LEAD TEACHER REPORT: None
II. OLD BUSINESS
III. NEW BUSINESS
Staff Resignations – The board received resignation letters from Leah Wright, Megan Lee and Richelle Hertel. Colleen Unruh made a motion to accept the resignations of Leah Wright, Megan Lee and Richelle Hertel. Luke Rome seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; the motion carried.
Interview for teaching positons – Interviews for the three open teaching positions were conducted by the board. After the interviews Colleen Unruh made a motion to offer Tyler Foss and Raelynn Melber teaching positions for 2021-2022. Kari seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; the motion carried. After more discussion, Colleen made a motion to offer McKayla Maciel the remaining teaching position for 2021-2022. Kari seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; the motion carried. Colleen made a motion stating that if any of these candidates do not accept the offer of employment an offer be made to Brittney Hoffman. Kari seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; the motion carried.
IV. TRUSTEES CONCERNS –
IV . ADJOURNMENT:
A motion was made by Colleen Unruh to adjourn the meeting. Kari Jones seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; motion carried. The meeting ended at 6:20 pm. The next scheduled regular meeting is Monday, May 10, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. in the Room 106 of the main building.
Attest: __________________________ SIGNED: ____________________________
Kari Jones, Board Chairperson