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Friday, August 1, 2014
WEATHER FAIR, 71 F
Tennis Team on their way to STATE!
Second Place Doubles - We're Going to State!
First Place Doubles - We're Going to State!
Third and Fourth Place Singles!
Key Club Group Picture
Key Club Making A Difference Through the Backpack Program
Congratulations Spirit Lake Okoboji Tennis Girls! Lakes Conference Champs
Pay It Forward - English Comp. I
Key Club Event with Pat McGill
National Honor Society Plays Bingo at Hilltop
National Honor Society at Hilltop
National Honor Society Plays Bingo at Hilltop
8th grade play, Mother Goosed, a huge success!
HS reads to Elementary students
HS students read to Kindergarten
SLMS Book Fair March 17-20
SLMS Book Fair March 17-20
SLMS Book Fair March 17-20
National Honor Society Members read to elementary students for Read Across America Day
National Honor Society Members read to elementary students for Read Across America Day
National Honor Society Members read to elementary students for Read Across America Day
Sharing the love of Reading!
Key Club made 40 heat packs from socks and rice for cancer patients
SLES Lollapalooza
Lollapalooza Carnival
Glow Dance Party
Vocal Jazz - Div I Rating
Coaches vs. Cancer February 4th vs Emmetsburg- Buy your ducks today!
8th Grade Girls Basketball 2014
January Sun Dogs
Spirit Lake Spotlight!


Board of Education

Mission Statement: 
All Students will learn and become responsible citizens.

Todd Hummel (President)        2009-2017    thummel@spirit-lake.k12.ia.us
Teresa Beck (VP)                       2011-2015    tbeck@spirit-lake.k12.ia.us
Julie Currell (Director)               2011-2015    jcurrellsmith@spirit-lake.k12.ia.us
Keith Brockmeyer (Director)     2011-2015    kbrockmeyer@spirit-lake.k12.ia.us
Scott Trautman (Director)         2013-2017    strautman@spirit-lake.k12.ia.us


Todd Hummel, Julie Currell, Keith Brockmeyer, Teresa Beck,
Scott Trautman 

Role of School Board Members

VISION: The school board engages the community in setting the course to guide local education, keeping student achievement as the primary focus.

STRUCTURE: The school board employs a superintendent, adopts policies and plans, and ensures that human and financial resources are allocated to accomplish the vision.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The board monitors student achievement, evaluates progress toward district goals, and reports progress to the community.

ADVOCACY: The school board serves as the key advocate on behalf of students and public education and builds partnerships with others to support student learning.

TIME DONATED TO PUBLIC EDUCATION: Iowa school board members are volunteer elected officials who donate their time to school board service. Each week, Iowa school board members donate thousands of hours in service to Iowa students.


Goals: 

Teaching and Learning  
The Board of Education will support and carefully monitor future focused learning with an emphasis on competency based education, project based learning, and Iowa Core Curriculum (21st Century Learning) in a technology enhanced learning environment.

Facilities
The Board of Education will carefully assess facility needs to modify the district's 10 year plan. They will monitor the district's financial capacity for construction and remodeling based on Local Option and PPEL dollars available.

Financial
The Board of Education will continue to monitor the 5 Financial Measurement Tools from ISFIS and how state funding will impact future budgets. See attachment on right. (5 Key Financial Measurements)

Professional Development
The Board of Education will participate in learning opportunities to stay current in the areas that align with the Board's current goals.

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2014-2015 Board Meeting Agendas/Minutes


Documents

Five Key Measures for Financial Health
School Calendar Dates 2014-2015


Links

Board Policies
Iowa Association of School Boards
National Association of School Boards