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LEGALS

LEGALS

LEGALS

LEGALS

SCHOOL DISTRICT
OF BARABOO
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MEETING MINUTES
MONDAY, December 9, 2019
6:00 P.M.
DISTRICT OFFICE, 423 Linn
Street, Baraboo
OPENING
The regular meeting of the Board of
Education commenced at 6:00 pm.
President Kevin Vodak, Presiding.
Present:
Gary Cummings, Tim
Heilman, Mike Kohlman, Sean McNevin, Doug Mering, Nancy Thome,
Kevin Vodak. Also attending: District Administrator Dr. Lori Mueller,
Board Recorder Weiland. Administrators Present:
Andreasen,
Ashbeck, Bildsten, Karls, Schwarz,
Updike and Yates-Wickus. Pledge
of Allegiance.
MINUTES: Motion by Thome, second by Mering, to approve the minutes of the November 25, 2019 regular meeting. Carried with McNevin
abstaining.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND
ADDITIONS: Motion by Thome,
second by Cummings, to approve
the agenda with the deletion of New
Business Item D. The remaining
items under New Business will be
re-lettered to accommodate. Carried
unanimously.
PUBLIC VIEWPOINTS: Elgin Bulin,
invitation for the Board to join retired
teachers to discuss behavior challenges in the district.
Scott Frostman, preview of his upcoming editorial in the Thursday edition of the Baraboo News Republic.
STAFF/STUDENT/COMMUNITY
RECOGNITION: The Board recognized John Scrabeck and Josh
Porter from the Jack Young Middle
School for their hard work supporting staff and students with behavior
challenges at their building this year.
CONTINUOUS
SCHOOL
IMPROVEMENT: The Board heard
a report from Director of Teaching
and Learning Dr. Nicholas Karls
and Baraboo High School Principal
Glenn Bildsten on the 2020-2021
New Course Proposals. Action will
be requested later in the meeting
under New Business.
The Board also welcomed Bryan
Ashbeck from East Elementary
School, and literacy coaches Cassie Kramer, Melissa McDonald and
Stephanie Belter, to present on their
efforts to increase literacy rates for
their students. This goal is one facet
of the District Strategic Plan. Dr. Lori
Mueller continued the presentation
by previewing the dashboard for the
District Strategic Plan, located on
the district website.
REPORTS: The Board acknowledged an additional early graduate
for 2020.
PERSONNEL: No action.
NEW BUSINESS:
Discussion and Possible Approval of Overnight Future Farmers
of America (FFA) Trip: Motion by
McNevin, second by Cummings, to
approve the January 10-11, 2020
Leadership Conference in Stevens
Point. Carried unanimously.
Discussion and Possible Approval of November Receipts
and November 21 - December 4,
2019 Disbursements: Motion by
McNevin, second by Cummings,
to approve November receipts and
November 21-December 4, 2019
disbursements as follows: Receipts:
#181987 - #182059 and #9787 #9824 totaling $592,287.56. Disbursements: #145478 - #145625
and #9737 - #9763 totaling
$527,426.66 be approved and orders drawn in payment thereof. Carried unanimously.
Discussion and Possible Approval of the 2020 District Property
Insurance Renewal: Motion by
McNevin, second by Cummings, to

renew our District Property Insurance with TriCor and EMC, deducting the cyber coverage with EMC,
and picking up coverage through
Beazley Breach Response. Carried
unanimously.
Discussion and Possible Approval of the 2020-2021 New Course
Proposals: Motion made by McNevin, second by Mering to approve
as presented. Discussed world language offerings as they pertain to
middle school. Carried unanimously.
Discussion and Possible Approval of 2020-2021 Baraboo Early
Learning Cooperative Contracts:
Motion by McNevin, second by Mering to approve. Carried unanimously.
Action on Alternative Open Enrollment Applications:
Motion
by Mering, second by McNevin, to
approve as recommended. Carried
unanimously.
Discussion and Update from the
Ad Hoc Committee of the Board
of Education for Facilities and
Operations: Written update included in the packet. Bid documents are
almost ready. Local contractors will
once again be invited to bid on all or
parts of the project. CG Schmidt will
be conducting a meeting and a walkthrough prior to bid deadline. Bids
are due next week on the furniture
procurement process for the project.
ADJOURN: Motion to adjourn by
Thome, second by Mering, at 7:20
pm. Carried unanimously.
Submitted by: Ellen Weiland, Board
Recorder
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● Online learning options (including
9-12 full-time online learning program)
● Individualized program and curriculum modifications
● Alternative educational program(s)
● At-risk education (for students
identified as being at-risk for not
graduating from high school)
● Summer school programming
The full version of the District’s most
recent school and school district
accountability report, as issued by
the Wisconsin Department of Public
Instruction under section 115.385 of
the state statutes, can be accessed
via the following page on the District’s website (if the report has been
issued by DPI): http://www.baraboo.
k12.wi.us/tl/schoolreport.cfm
Educational options for students
who are enrolled in the School District of Baraboo that involve part-time
attendance at an educational institution other than a school within the
School District of Baraboo include
the following:
● Start College Now, which
o Provides opportunities to apply for
approval to take courses at certain
institutions of higher education; and
o Is available to students who are
enrolled in the 11th or 12th grade.
o Is subject to restrictions based on
state statute.
● Early College Credit Program,
which
o Provides opportunities to apply for
approval to take courses at certain
institutions of higher education; and
o Is available to students who are
enrolled in high school.
o Is subject to restrictions based on
state statute.
Additional educational options for
children who reside in the District
that involve full-time enrollment/attendance at a school, program, or
other educational institution that is
not a school or instrumentality of the
School District of Baraboo include
the following:
● High school students meeting certain age and other eligibility requirements may be permitted to attend
a technical college or certain other
programs for the purpose of completing a program leading to the student's high school graduation or to
a high school equivalency diploma.
● Full-time Open Enrollment involving physical attendance in a public
school of a nonresident school district or attendance through a virtual
charter school that is associated with
a nonresident school district.
● A child with a disability who meets
the program's specific eligibility
requirements may apply to attend
an eligible, participating private
school under a scholarship awarded
through the state's "Special Needs
Scholarship Program," as established under section 115.7915 of the
state statutes.
● Enrollment in a private school of
the family's choosing (at the family's
own cost, as applicable).
● Enrollment in a home-based private educational program as provided under state law.
Educational options for children
who reside in the School District of
Baraboo but who are enrolled in and
attending a private school or homebased private educational program
include the following:
● Such students have the opportunity to attend summer school classes/
programs offered in the district.
● Private school students in the high
school grades have the opportunity to apply for approval to take up
to two courses per semester in a
District school, pursuant to section
118.145(4) of the state statutes.
● Students who are enrolled in a
home-based private educational
program have the opportunity to:
● Apply for approval to take up to
two courses per semester in public

schools as provided under section
118.53
● Participate in District interscholastic athletics and other District
extracurricular activities as provided
under section 118.133
For more information about any of
the educational options listed in this
notice, please contact the District’s
main administrative office at (608)
355-3950 or the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
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NOTICE OF EDUCATIONAL
OPTIONS
Baraboo School Board Policy
342.6-Exhibit
Notice of Educational Options for
Children who Reside in the School
District
The School District of Baraboo offers students a variety of educational
options to children who reside in the
District. The District’s primary educational pathway and instructional
program for students involves a progression from 4-year-old kindergarten through 12th grade, leading to a
high school diploma. The District’s
schools, and each school’s most
recent state-assigned performance
category (if available), are listed
below:
4K Community Sites:
Bear-A-Boo Daycare
Children’s Day Center
Renewal Unlimited
St. Clare Tommy Bartlett Child Care
Elementary Schools:
Al Behrman Elementary (ABE) - Kindergarten to Grade 5 - Meets Expectations
East Elementary School - 4K to
Grade 5 - Meets Expectations
Gordon L. Willson Elementary
(GLW) - Kindergarten to Grade 5 Exceeds Expectations
North Freedom Elementary - Kindergarten to Grade 5 - Exceeds Expectations
West Kindergarten Center - 4K and
Kindergarten
Middle School:
Jack Young Middle School - Grades
6-8 - Meets Expectations
High School:
Baraboo High School - Grades 9-12
- Meets Expectations
Some of the specific education programs offered to eligible students
who are enrolled in and attending
the District’s schools include the following:
● Early childhood special education
(for students who are at least 3 years
old but not yet school-age)
● Special education for students
with disabilities
● English language learner services
● Gifted and talented education
● Career and Technical Education
(CTE) programs

TOWN OF FAIRFIELD
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Any qualified elector who is unable
or unwilling to appear at the polling
place on Election Day may submit
a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who
will be 18 years of age or older on
Election Day, who has resided in
the ward or municipality where he
or she wishes to vote for at least 10
consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be
registered in order to receive an
absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before
an absentee ballot may be issued.
You must make a request for an
absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov.
Contact your municipal clerk and
request that an application for an
absentee ballot be sent to you for
the primary or election or both. You
may also submit a written request in
the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at
MyVote.wi.gov. Your written request
must list your voting address within
the municipality where you wish to
vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different,
and your signature. You may make
application to your municipal clerk
for an absentee ballot in person, by
mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.
wi.gov.
Making application to receive an
absentee ballot by mail
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot
by mail is:
5 pm on the fifth day before the election, (Thursday, February 13th,
2020).
Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined
to home or a care facility, in the
military, hospitalized, or serving as
a sequestered juror. If this applies
to you, contact the municipal clerk
regarding deadlines for requesting
and submitting an absentee ballot.
Voting an absentee ballot in person
You may also request and vote an
absentee ballot in the clerk’s office
or other specified location during the
days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.
Brandie Grob 608-434-1073/
townoffairfield@gmail.com
Clerks office/ E12891 County Road
U/ Mailing address: PO Box 517
Baraboo WI 53913
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Thursday, January 30th, 2020
The last day to vote an absentee
ballot in the clerk’s office: Friday,
February 14th, 2020
No in-person absentee voting may
occur on the day before the election.
The municipal clerk will deliver voted
ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place
or counting location before the polls
close on February 18th, 2020. Any
ballots received after the polls close
will not be counted.
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