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Article: Regular Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting



* 6:30 p.m. July 20, 2021 *              Jefferson High School Library

(Board packet available upon request at the Central Office.)

This agenda is subject to changes until the Friday preceding the meeting.  Please check the school website at www.jhs.k12.mt.us for the most current agenda and the packet of associated materials for the meeting.


A. Call to order-Chairperson

1. Pledge of Allegiance

B. Announcements and Public Comment. Please see information printed on the back of the agenda and in the brochure at the entrance to the meeting about speaking to the board during this time.

C. Student Report

D. Staff Report  

E. Committee Reports   

F. Administration ReportsThe board briefly reviews the written reports provided in board packet. Some specific, anticipated items are listed below.  The Board will not act on items in a report unless the item appears as an action item in the new or unfinished business sections of the agenda.

1. Clerk/Business Manager

2. Principal/A.D.

3. Superintendent

G. Unfinished Business- Action is always possible for Unfinished Business items.

H. New Business – Action is always possible for New Business items.

1. Policies 2nd Reading

a. 3310 Student Discipline

b. 3311 Firearms and Other Weapons

c. 3413 Student Immunization

d. 3416 Administering Medication to Students

e. 3417 Communicable Diseases

f. 4315 Visitor and Spectator Conduct

g. 4332 Conduct on School Property

h. 5223 Personal Conduct

i. 5230 Prevention of Disease Transmission

j. 5325 Breastfeeding in the Workplace

k. 8129 Chemical Safety

l. 8130 Air Quality Restrictions

m. 8200 Food Services

n. 8301 district Safety

o. 8302 Noxious Plant and Animal Control

p. 8303 Cleaning and Disinfecting

q. 8410 Operation and Maintenance of Facilities

r. 8411 Water Supply Systems

s. 8502 School Construction and Repairs

2. Policies 1st Reading

a. 2170    Digital Academy Classes

b. 2170P   Digital Academy Classes

c. 2332    Religion and Religious Activities

d. 2600    Work Based Learning Program

e. 2600F   Work Based Learning Affiliation Agreement

f. 2600P   Work Based Learning Program – Insurance

g. 3121    Enrollment and Attendance Records

h. 3150    Part-Time Attendance

i. 3233    Student Use of Buildings: Equal Access

j. 3311    Firearms and Other Weapons

k. 3413    Student Immunization

l. 3510    School-Sponsored Student Activities

m. 3550    Student Clubs

n. 3550F   Student Club Application

o. 4211    District and School Name, Logo, Imagery, and Colors

p. 4331    Use of School Property for Posting Notices

3. Policies 1900 series – possible suspension discussion

4. Personnel – Action

a. Substitute applications –

b. Superintendent Evaluation – Possible Executive Session

c. Approval of 2122 substitute teacher list

5. Approval of Attendance Agreements – AYA/Elk Park/North end  

6. Set/approve budget meeting – August 17

7. Board Self-evaluation

8. Substitute Rate of Pay

9. Tuition Rates

10. Surplus Approval

11. COVID Update

12. Building Committee Update

a. Determination of project(s)

b. Bond language

I. Communication and Comments

1. Letters to the Board

J. Commendations and Recognition

K. Consent Agenda

1. Approval of Previous Minutes and High School Claims and Accounts – action

L. Follow-up/Adjournment – upcoming months

1. Chair/Superintendent article for paper


NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED HIGH SCHOOL BOARD MEETING August 17, 2021 6:30 P.M.  Board chair-approved agenda items are due in the district office by the last Friday of the month prior to the board meeting. 

All board meetings are held in the Jefferson High School Library, on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  (Exceptions often occur in May and August to follow legal requirements.)  For updates, call the district office at 225-3740.


Jefferson High School Board Members

Buster Bullock, (Boulder area position)                                 Dani Morris, (At-Large 1 position)        Bryher Herak (Basin area position)       

Kyrie Russ, Vice-Chair (At-Large 2 position)                       Cami Robson, Chair (Clancy area position)          

Justin Willcut (MT City area position)                                   Larry Rasch (At-Large 3 position)


Announcements and Public Comment.  The board welcomes and encourages public comment and wishes the public comment process to be fair and orderly.  Written comments may be submitted to the board through the District Clerk’s office.  Individuals wishing to address the board at the board meeting must sign in on the sheet provided.  The clerk will collect the sheet when the meeting begins.  Comments on topics that are on the agenda may be made when the meeting reaches that item’s point on the agenda.  Comments on non-agenda items may be made during the “Public Comment” agenda item.  To avoid violations of individual rights of privacy, a member of the public wishing to address the Board during this time will not be allowed to make comments that would infringe upon the privacy rights of any student, staff member, or member of the public during his/her designated time to speak.  Abusive or obscene comments will not be allowed.  Time allowed for comments may be limited.  Individuals will only be called upon twice for the same topic after all persons have been called upon and as time permits.  The Board may not respond to and will not act on non-agenda topics at this meeting but may schedule the topic on the agenda of a subsequent meeting.


Mission Statement

The Jefferson High School District #1’s mission is to provide the best possible education for our youth for whatever path of life they choose; to be the school of choice for students, teachers, and staff; and to be the heart of the communities we serve.

Our vision for the future:


– Achieve high test scores and graduation rates that are competitive nationally;

– Graduate with a plan for life that they feel well equipped to pursue;

– Choose our school over others because of our solid reputation;

– Feel happy, challenged, safe, and supported throughout their time here;

– Appreciate and fully engage in our activities that augment our core curriculum; and

– Have access to technology that enhances their learning opportunities.


– Actively support students with their time, attention and obvious commitment;

– Have the tools and resources necessary to do optimal work;

– Are proud to work here and of their contribution to the school;

– Are committed to continuing education and the use of best practices;

– Look at our District as a long-term career commitment; and

– Feel confident about the Board’s decisions and plans.

Our Administration and Board

-Commit to be knowledgeable about best practices

– Establish, devote themselves to, and evaluate their priority goals on a regular basis; and

– Work as a collaborative team to make decisions that always focus on what is best for students, teachers, and our communities.

Our communities:

– Are knowledgeable of and highly respect our commitment to excellence; and

– Support our work in many ways – their time, funds, levy votes, ideas, and enthusiasm about our students and their activities.



Negotiations/Personnel – B. Herak, J. Willcut, C. Robson

Policy/Handbook –K. Russ, B. Herak, D. Morris

Budget/Insurance/Investments – C. Robson, B. Bullock, D. Morris

Building/Grounds/Transportation – C. Robson, B. Bullock, L. Rasch,

Technology – L. Rasch, K. Russ, J. Willcut

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