After serving on the Osceola School Board for 45 years, Pete Kammerud has decided not to seek reelection.

Kammerud announced his intentions not to run for school board in April 2022. The Board and Administrative Team thanked Pete for his many dedicated years with the District.

Approved payment of bills

The District has received and spent all the ESSER I funds and 90% ESSER II. Last week the District received $200,000 in COVID Relief Funds. Osceola Virtual Academy has 18 students enrolled for this school year. A Buildings update on facility projects will be presented at the Jan. 12, 2021 meeting. 

The Board also reviewed Teacher Normal Work Day per the employee Handbook, Teacher Personal Days and reviewed several scenarios for budget projections/operational referendum. All information is located on the District’s website under the School Board of Education - Agenda, Minutes and Board Packets. The board approved Teacher Professional Work Day compensation rate to $21.00 per hour. Additionally, the board approved Teacher Personal Day where teachers have the option to convert their unused personal day(s) after May 1 to sick time or get compensated for them at $200 per day. 

It was determined that Board Meeting times will remain the same. The Committee will be held at 5 p.m. and the Regular School Board Meetings will be at 6:30 p.m.

Resignations and New Hires

Joan Stelter, Head Cook at Osceola Middle School, Lisa Clausen. Lead Cook at Osceola Middle School and Ryan Jutz, custodian at Osceola Intermediate School submitted their resignations to the district. 

Patricia Steffen was hired as the Assistant Cook for Osceola High School, Michael Meyer was hired as the Wresting Coach for Osceola Middle School. Ellen Kromery will will be the Kids Klub Aide ant Osceola Intermediate School. Melinda Arden and Rashelle Ersland will be Certified Aides at Osceola Elementary and Brian Whittenberger was hired as the new custodian for Osceola Elementary School.

Other Items

The next Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. 

The next regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.



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