The USD 506 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Curran Administrative Center in Altamont for its regular monthly meeting.
The board plans to take action on enrollment fees and lunch and breakfast charges, which are to remain the same as last year.
Enrollment fees are $40 for kindergarten, $80 for preschool; $45 for grades first through eight and $80 for ninth through 12th grade. Fees for some students are reduced by half or are free based on financial need. Completing the enrollment process at the designated time and location for first through 12th grades will result in a $20 discount for each LCHS child and $10 for each grade school student.
If a student is enrolled in any PE classes at the high school they are charged a uniform fee of $15 regardless of their status. For size 2XL there is an additional $2 fee.
Breakfast charges will remain $1.65 for full-pay students in grades pre-K through eighth grade and reduced cost is 30 cents. Ninth through 12th grade will pay $2 with reduced cost being 30 cents. Adults pay $2.05. Lunch will remain $2.80 for pre-K through eighth grade with reduced cost being 40 cents and high school students will pay $2.95 with the reduced cost being 40 cents. Adults will pay $3.50. Extra milk is 45 cents. All second meals are charged the adult price.
The board will also consider approval of a communication flow chart for handling parent, student or community issues.
The chart directs parents or students to the appropriate party to speak to depending on the issue.
For example, if the matter is bullying, social issues, safety, graduation testing, schedules, registration of college, the counselor should be spoken to. If there are problems with a teacher or class, they should talk to the teacher, or if it is an extracurricular activity, they should talk to the coach or adviser. If the matters are not resolved, the policy provides the next person in the chain of command to speak to, with the superintendent being the final person to approach if a matter is not resolved.
If a community member has a districtwide issue, question, concern, complaint or suggestion related to districtwide vision and goals, student achievement, board policies, or impact of the district on the community, they are directed to talk to a school board member.
The board also plans to take action on: certified staff and classified staff; purchase of $66,600 in Chromebooks and related equipment; resignations for retirement from mechanic Chris Hansen and physical education instructor/co-athletic director Brad Smith; and the resignations of Jenny Gartner, LCHS chemistry/physics teacher, Lewis Hundley, LCHS instrumental teacher, and paraprofessionals Rachel Regis and Starla Trimble.