A duly posted special meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland District Conference Room on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 7:00 a.m.

Board Chair Doug Plaehn called the meeting to order at 7:00 a.m. Present: Kristin Beck, Deb Larson, Doug Plaehn, Peggy Merkel and Al Williams. Absent: Steve Tart.

Beck moved to approve the agenda. Merkel seconded. Motion carried.

Beck moved to approve the teacher tenure for Paul Eckheart. Merkel seconded. Motion carried.

Williams moved to approve the teacher tenure for Jen Orth. Beck seconded. Motion carried.

Larson moved to hire Thomas Speltz as Athletic Director. Beck seconded. Motion carried.

Williams moved to hire Jill Thalmann as head girls basketball coach. Beck seconded. Motion carried.

Larson moved to hire Linda Wangsness as High School Art teacher. Beck seconded. Motion carried.

Beck moved to hire Linda Wangsness as Key Club advisor. Larson seconded. Motion carried.

Larson moved to hire Niki DeBuhr as Senior Class advisor. Williams seconded. Motion carried.

Merkel moved to approve Principal Hecimovich's contract. Beck seconded. Motion carried.

Superintendent McDonald gave the board an update on the Pre K-6 Principal position.

Meeting dates were reviewed. The July regular meeting was changed to July 24 at 7:00 p.m. A special meeting will be on July 2 at 5:45 p.m. to approve the Pre K-6 Principal hire.

Merkel moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 a.m. Williams seconded. Motion carried.

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