Board Minutes – 10-11-2021

MFL MarMac Community School

Minutes for Regular Monthly Meeting

October 11, 2021



The MFL MarMac Board of Education held its regular monthly board meeting on October 11, 2021, in the high school learning commons of the Monona schoolhouse.


President Roys called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm.  Members present at roll call were Gina Roys, Roberta Hass via telephone due to travel, Dr. Jonathon Moser, Brian Meyer, and Josh Grau via telephone due to illness.  Absent were Tonya Meyer and Collin Stubbs.  Also present were Dr. Dale Crozier, Superintendent, and Karla Hanson, Board Secretary.  Visitors were recognized and welcomed.


Motion made by Dr. Moser, seconded by Brian Meyer, to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.


Motion by Josh Grau seconded by Roberta Hass, to approve the consent items from the agenda as follows:


  • Minutes from the September 13, 2021, board meeting.
  • Bills against the district as listed: General Fund:  $102,033.61; Management:  $0.00 Enterprise:  $0.00; Capital Projects:  $148,628.39; PPEL: $11,030.18; Clearing Account:  $36,847.06; Food Service:  $27,772.96; Little Bulldog Childcare:  $4,773.96; Dr. Smith Childcare:  $14,423.51
  • The Secretary’s Report, Activity Report and Food Service Report will be filed subject to audit.


The motion was unanimously carried.


Motion by Dr. Moser, seconded by Brian Meyer, to accept the contract to Melisa Jones for HS Musical Assistant, to change the prom sponsor contract to include Casey Evanson and junior class advisors, and to accept the resignation of Jeremy Schellhorn.


Motion by Brian Meyer, seconded by Josh Grau, to rescind the resolution for Modified Allowable Growth for FY21, Special Education Deficit, of $332,483.38, that was approved in error.  Motion carried unanimously.


Motion by Dr. Moser, seconded by Brian Meyer, to approve the resolution for Modified Allowable Grown for FY21, Special Education Deficit, of $380,390.86.  Motion carried unanimously.


Motion by Roberta Hass, seconded by Josh Grau, to accept the FY20 Certified Annual Report (Annual Meeting Material), Transportation Report and Special Education Supplement as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.


It was agreed to table to review of 500 Policy Series until the November meeting.


Larry Meyer, High School Principal:  Second semester scheduling is almost complete, Sarah Wille took students to soil and dairy judging competitions, homecoming went extremely well, the first fire drill of the year was held, school pictures were taken, fall sports are winding down, Joe Milewsky took students on a fall industry tour, and we hosted the UIC Fall Vocal Fest


Denise Mueller, Middle School Principal:  FAST testing (reading and math) is complete, School of the Wild went extremely well, MTSS processes are being used to serve the needs of all students and it helpful in identifying and setting up interventions where necessary, parent meeting for Washington, DC trip will be October 25, fall athletes have seen lots of success, Homecoming week was a lot of fun, and a revision will be made to the handbook to change the consequences of being suspended from missing extracurricular activities only on the day of suspension to for an entire week.


Kathy Koether, Elementary Principal:  Fire Prevention Week was last week, fall field trips are happening this year, Wetland Program after school has been well attended, the Art Centre will have a program in the spring, conferences are coming up soon, FAST testing is complete, PAWS is going well with small groups promoting academic success, and the Title I application is done and approved by the DE.


Dale Crozier, Superintendent:  Storm damage total came in at $51,618.00, football lighting project will be completed this fall, the district will support the State sanctioning of Girls Wrestling, the board agreed to extend the FFCRA leave throughout this school year (two-week total maximum), current and future PPEL projects were reviewed.

The next monthly board meeting will be held on November 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons of the Monona High School.


Meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m.



Respectfully submitted,


Karla Hanson

Board Secretary