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  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jun 12, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION June 10, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, June 10, 2024, at the school board meeting room. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in the June 5, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Scott Thiele, Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Absent: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Wagner, to approve absence of N...

  • School support staff receives pay increase

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 29, 2024

    Hourly pay rates for Summerland Public School classified staff will increase 4% beginning this fall. Superintendent Kyle Finke suggested the increase during the board of education’s May 14 meeting. He also recommended increasing bus wages for any regular bus route more than 40 miles or activity pay to $15 per hour. “Looking at what we have for classified staff, I think it’s a fair increase for them. It gets everyone over the minimum wage shift to $13.50 on Jan. 1,” the superintendent said. N...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    May 22, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION May 14, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the May 8, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell. Absent: Wagner. Motion by Nordby, seconded by Thiele, to approve the absence of Jeremy Wagner. Voting aye: Nordby,...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION April 15, 2024

    Apr 24, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION April 15, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7 p.m. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the April 10 newspapers,to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Attendance was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Schwager, to approve the agenda as...

  • Proceedings Summerland Public School Board of Education Workshop

    Apr 10, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION WORKSHOP April 2, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education held a workshop, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Elkhorn Valley Bank in Norfolk. President Steve Thiele called the workshop, which was advertised in the March 27, 2024, newspapers, to order at 4:30 p.m. President Thiele noted the Open Meeting Act posted in the board room. Attendance taken at 4:30 p.m. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. All board members were present....

  • Proceedings Summerland Public School Board of Education

    Mar 20, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION March 12, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education held a regular meeting, March 12, 2024, at 7 p.m. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was published in the March 6, 2024, newspapers to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Members present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Nordby, to approve the agenda. Voting aye: Nordby,...

  • Rosenboom resigns from SPS

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Mar 13, 2024

    Summerland Public Schools will be searching for a new junior/senior high school principal. Zach Rosenboom, who joined SPS this school year, submitted his resignation, Tuesday, during the board of education's monthly meeting. In his resignation letter to the board, Rosenboom said he has accepted a position as the 7-12 principal and athletic director at Howells-Dodge. "This move allows my family and I to be closer to my aging mother who has health issues," Rosenboom wrote. He said Summerland commu...

  • Contracts, calendar top school board agenda

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Mar 6, 2024

    Administrative contracts for Summerland principals Cathy Cooper and Zach Rosenboom will be acted on during the board of education’s March 12 meeting. The items were tabled in February, at the suggestion of board member Nate Schwager, since the Negotiations Committee had recently met to discuss contract details. Another item up for consideration will be approval of the calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. Superintendent Kyle Finke presented board members with a preliminary calendar in F...

  • Filing deadline approaches for May primary election

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Feb 28, 2024

    Two Antelope County commissioners will face opponents in the 2024 election. Incumbent Charlie Henery of Neligh, who serves District 4, will face Harlan Brandt, Republican. Matthew Klabenes has filed on the Democrat ticket. In District 2, incumbent Eli Jacob is the lone Republican running. Merlin Bolling, who registered on the Democratic ticket, also filed. One incumbent filed for reelection to the Summerland School Board. Nate Schwager, of Orchard, tossed his hat into the ring again. Three...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Feb. 12, 2024

    Feb 21, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Feb. 12, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024. Vice president Nate Schwager opened the meeting, which was advertised in the Feb. 7, 2024 newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Schwager noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Roll call was taken. Members present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Absent: Steve Thiele. Motion by Nordby, seconded by Wagner, to approve the absence of Steve...

  • School board approves resignations, contracts

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Feb 14, 2024

    Teacher and administrative contracts and a classified work agreement dominated the majority of the Summerland Board of Education's 42-minute meeting Monday night. The board approved staff resignations from transportation driver Kris Tabbert, effective Feb. 15. Two elementary educators also submitted resignations, effective at the end of this school year. Jordyn Kuhl, special education instructor, and sixth-grade teacher Ashley Larby will not return next year. Administrative contracts for...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL SPECIAL MEETING Feb. 6, 2024

    Feb 14, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL SPECIAL MEETING Feb. 6, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education held a special meeting, Feb. 6, 2024, at the school. President Steve Thiele called the special meeting, which was advertised in the Jan. 31, 2024, newspapers, to order at 4:01 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steven Thiele, Austin Twibell. Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Twibell, to approve the...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL SPECIAL MEETING Feb. 7, 2024

    Feb 14, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL SPECIAL MEETING Feb. 7, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education held a special meeting, Feb. 6, 2024, at the school. President Steve Thiele called the special meeting, which was advertised in the Jan. 31, 2024, newspapers, to order at 4 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steven Thiele, Austin Twibell. Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Scott Thiele, to approve the...

  • Bobcats will join new activities conference in 2025-26

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jan 25, 2024

    A conference realignment, of sorts, will include Summerland Bobcat activities. The decision to join a yet-to-be-named new conference, including seven other area school districts, was approved during the Summerland board of education's Jan. 17 regular meeting. In addition to Summerland, current Niobrara Valley Conference Schools Elkhorn Valley, Neligh-Oakdale and West Holt will join Lewis and Clark Conference schools Hartington-Newcastle, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge and Plainview. Lutheran High...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Jan. 17, 2024

    Jan 25, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Jan. 17, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m., in the board meeting room. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the Jan. 10, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Roll call was taken, with all board members present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Thiele read the "Written Acceptance...

  • WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Jan. 9, 2024

    Jan 18, 2024

    WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Jan. 9, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met for a board workshop, Tuesday, Jan. 9. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in the Jan. 3, 2024, newspapers, to order at 3:01 p.m. All board members present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Discussion of the superintendent search process. Shari Becker met with the board members via the internet to discuss the superintendent search process....

  • Summerland receives excellent AQuestt rating

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jan 11, 2024

    Great news. That's how Summerland Schools Superintendent Kyle Finke described the district's statewide assessment results. The results, released prior to Thanksgiving, were presented to school board members in December, as part of the district's annual report. The data, released by the Nebraska Department of Education, assesses a school's proficiency using annual statewide tests taken by students in third to eighth grade, in addition to ACT scores for junior-class members. The accountability...

  • School board selects firm to assist with superintendent search

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Dec 28, 2023

    Summerland Public School could potentially have a new superintendent selected for the 2024-2025 school year as early as the first part of February. The search is currently being advertised online by the Nebraska Association of School Boards, the organization selected by Summerland’s board of education to aide search efforts. The decision was made Dec. 20, during a special meeting held at the school. Board president Steven Thiele said following the resignation of Supt. Kyle Finke, at the Dec. 13...

  • SPECIAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Dec 28, 2023

    SPECIAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Dec. 20, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education held a special meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in local newspapers on Dec. 20 and the Norfolk Daily News on Dec. 18, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meeings Act posted in the board room. Attendance was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steven Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Scott Thiele, seconded by...

  • Finke submits resignation following lengthy closed session

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Dec 21, 2023

    Summerland Public School Superintendent Kyle Finke will not be returning when his contract expires June 30, 2024. The administrator submitted his resignation, Dec. 13, following a 93-minute executive session, for discussion on his evaluation, during the board of education's regular monthly meeting. Discussion on Finke's biannual evaluation was listed on the board's agenda under new business. Two additional agenda items were added Dec. 12, as required per state statute, prior to the 24-hour...

  • Proceedings Summerland Public School Board of Education

    Dec 21, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Dec. 13, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at 7 p.m. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in the Dec. 6 newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the room. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Twibell, to approve the agenda as presented. Voting aye: Nordby,...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Nov. 14, 2023

    Nov 23, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Nov. 14, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, at 6 p.m., in the school’s board room. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the Nov. 8 papers, to order at 6 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Roll call was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Twibell, to app...

  • Decision on football classification due next month

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Oct 26, 2023

    Summerland School officials have until Nov. 30 to declare if the Bobcat football team will play in the eight-man division during the next two-year cycle. During the Oct. 16 board of education meeting, activities director Zach Rosenboom said the current enrollment shows 63 male students in grades nine, ten and eleven. "The cutoff (for eight-man) is 47," he said. Rosenboom said a one-cycle waiver is available, which makes the Bobcats eligible for post-season play. Board member Nate Schwager asked...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Oct 26, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Monday, Oct. 16, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, Oct. 16, 2023 at the school. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the Oct. 11, 2023, newspapers, to order at 6:03 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Twibell, to approve the agenda as...

  • Proceedings Summerland School Board of Education

    Sep 21, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Sept. 12, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, immediately following the tax request hearing, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the Sept. 6, 2023, newspapers, to order at 5:17 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. All board members present. Motion by Nordby,...

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