Month: December 2019

North Fayette Valley Superintendent Vacancy

North Fayette Valley Superintendent Vacancy Apply at:           Application period: Dec. 19-Feb. 2  District Websites:    Hiring Timeline:         Dec. 17-Jan 6             Stakeholder survey open         Dec 19-Feb. 2               Application period         Feb. 17           Board reviews candidate pool (closed session)         Feb. 24             Board screens candidates (closed session)         March 2             Formal interviews with finalists   NFV District Mission Statement:  Ignite Learning; Build Leaders; Achieve Excellence! …  [Read More]

December 16, 2019 Work Session

NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION  Minutes, Work Session of the North Fayette Valley Board of Education December 16,  2019 in the High School Library, 600 North Pine Street, West Union, IA 52175   NFV Board of Education:    Julie Ahrens, Stacy Cummings, Emiiy Koch, LaCreasha McNeese,  Eileen Schlawin.  Absent: Marc Rue and Carolyn Roys      Others:     WUE & FE Principal: Travis Elliott, VE & MS Principal: Micah Gearhart, Curriculum Director, Betsy Nefzger, Business Manager: Sue Thoms,  Board Secretary, Carole Nading;  Public: Trent Grundmeyer, Roger Wilcox   President Cummings  called the Work Session of the NFV Board of Education to order at 6:02  p.m.   …  [Read More]

NFV Stakeholder Survey Invitation

North Fayette Valley Superintendent Position Stakeholder Survey Invitation     Survey Link:   The North Fayette Valley School Board has hired Grundmeyer Leader Search to support the search for a new district superintendent.  The search will begin immediately and conclude with the hire of a new successful leader in March.   Your feedback regarding what desired qualifications are most important for this position will ensure the hire is a good fit for your school district.  …  [Read More]

December 9, 2019 Minutes

NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION  Minutes, Annual/Organizational Meeting of the North Fayette Valley Community School District Board of Education, 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2019 in the High School Library, 600 North Pine Street, West Union, IA 52175   NFV Board of Education: Julie Ahrens, Dawn Daughton,Stacy Cummings, LaCreasha McNeese, Carolyn Roys, Eileen Schlawin and Marc Rue Others: Superintendent: Duane Willhite, HS Principal: Todd  Wolverton, Business Manager: Sue Thoms, VE & MS Principal: Micah Gearhart, Superintendent Secretary, Susan Winter, Board Secretary, Carole Nading;  Student Ex-Officio Members: Taylor Ney, Cassie Moss Public: Roger Wilcox, Pam Follon, Jess Bushman, Irmal Tizo Lopez, Zetta Hart, John Rothlisberger, Media: Megan Moleseed   Retiring Board   President Cummings  called the Annual Meeting of the NFV Board of Education to order at 6:00 p.m. …  [Read More]

December 9, 2019 Agenda

North Fayette Valley Community School District Monday, December 9, 2019 6:00 p.m. High School Library 600 North Pine Street, West Union, IA 52175   TENTATIVE AGENDA Annual Meeting Retiring Board   CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL/PLEDGE APPROVE AGENDA Consent Agenda  Approval of Minutes Minutes of November 11, 2019 – Regular Meeting Minutes of November 25, 2019 – Work Session Review and approve invoices Approve Financial Reports OLD BUSINESS Approve 3rd read Therapy Dog policies REVIEW OF OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS ADJOURN   TENTATIVE AGENDA Organizational Meeting New Board   CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL  APPROVE AGENDA ELECT OFFICERS FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR Elect Board President and Administer Oath of Office Elect Board Vice President and Administer Oath of Office Appointment of Board Secretary Appointment of Business Manager Oath of Office District Secretary – Carole Nading District Treasurer – Sue Thoms Communications Student Reports Principals Curriculum Director Superintendent Cost of election  IASB convention report School Board – Grundmeyer Search Firm Presentation Consent Agenda Approve Contracts and resignations –  Resignations – Claude Peterson, Carissa Bausch New Hires – Volunteer Coach – Robbie Kerr, Aaron Grimes Wrestling Receive and approve Gifts –  Wall padding for the MS tornado Room by Tigerhawk Wrestling Club; Cole Sanchez Memorial for MHAT NEW BUSINESS Name Legal Counsel for 2019-2020 Establish Depository Banks and Limits For District Funds For Various Accounts Authorize Board Treasurer and Superintendent as signatories Set Time/Date for Regular Board Meetings Determine official newspaper(s) SBRC Application – Open enrollment & LEP SBRC Application – Special Ed expenses – LIED Center Consider early retirement request Consider open enrollment request Consider Disposition of Obsolete Property FFA Tractor Old upright piano Supt Search Processes Consider possibilities of sharing Consider hiring a firm/consultant Consider Survey Questions submitted Board Discussion for Possible agenda items Adjourn   497—8.3(21,22) …  [Read More]

The Raptor – December 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor December 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY Student Leadership: It’s Coming! by Staff Leadership: the action of leading a group of people or an organization; the state or position of being a leader; the leaders of an organization, country, etc.  Student leadership is critical for the success of any high school, particularly when it comes having an effective way for students to have a voice in the various aspects of school.  …  [Read More]