June 22, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting – Zoom

Superintendent Michael Moore (Re-1) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. The public can join the zoom meeting directly or you can watch live on our Facebook page at https://facebook.com/HuerfanoRe1/live

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Topic: June 22, 2020 Regular School BoardMeeting
Time: June 22, 2020 05:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
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Huerfano School District Re-1 – Regular School Board Meeting
June 22, 2020 5:30 pm VIA Zoom

Call to Order
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of June 22, 2020 Agenda

4. Welcome, Focus, and Recognition
4.1. Board Teamwork
4.2. Staff/Student Recognition
4.3. Citizens to Address the Board

5. Administrative Report
5.1. Principal/Athletic Director Report
5.2. Superintendent Report
5.3. Technology Report
5.4. Maintenance Report
5.5. Transportation Report
5.6. Business Report

6. Routine Business
6.1. Consideration/Board Minutes
6.1.1. June 8, 2020 /Regular Board Meeting
6.2. Consideration/Financial Records
6.2.1. April 2020 Revenue/April 2020 Expenditure Report

7. Discussion Items
7.1. HEA MOU of Tentative Agreements for 2020/2021
7.2. 2020-2021 School Budget
7.3. Reopening of School Plans

8. Action Items
8.1. Approve HEA MOU for 2020/2021
8.2. Approve School Budget for 2020-2021
8.3. Approve Appropriations Resolution 2020/2021 Budget
8.4. Approve Authorization Resolution and Recommendation of use of Fund Balance 2020/2021 Authorization to use Fund Balance as presented
8.5. Approve request from Santiago Bobian to resign as Dean of Students and to move to 5th grade teaching position.
8.6. Approve the Hire of JMHS fall coaching staff Head Football Ricardo Bobian, assistants Wes VanMatre, Antone Aldretti; Head Volleyball Coach Joshua Vialpando, assistants Clara Whitehead, Shyanne Urdiales .
8.7. Approve addition to substitute teacher list Garrett Quintana.
8.8. Approve letter of resignation Heidi Micek

9. Information Item

10. Adjournment

 

June 22, 2020 School Board Meeting Agenda

Important Information Regarding Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT)

Dear Parents and Guardians.

You may have heard about a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) called Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer or P-EBT for short. This program intends to provide financial assistance to families of children grades K-12 eligible for free or reduced-price school meals who have lost access to food due to the school closures caused by COVID-19. The financial assistance will be distributed to eligible families on new or existing Colorado EBT cards. The average P-EBT benefit is $5.70/child per day or up to $279 per eligible child, retroactive to when school initially closed. Huerfano School District Re-1 participates in the National School Lunch Program under the Community Eligible Provision, which provides free lunches to all students, meaning all Huerfano RE-1 students grades K-12 may be eligible for P-EBT.

If your family is already participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and possesses an EBT card, the P-EBT benefits will automatically be loaded onto your card within the month of June 2020. If your family is not currently enrolled in SNAP benefits, you must complete an application to receive P-EBT.

Receiving these benefits will not affect your immigration or public charge status. All families who are eligible for P-EBT may receive it, regardless of immigration status. P-EBT is a pandemic emergency benefit based on free or reduced-price school meal eligibility, and similar to other benefits that the Department Homeland Security has stated that it is excluded from consideration in public charge. Household information that is used to determine eligibility is protected under both federal and state data privacy practices.

To successfully complete the P-EBT application, you will need your child(ren)’s State Assigned Student ID (SASID) number

Upon approval, an EBT card with the qualifying amount will be mailed to you. To access the P-EBT application visit: https://www.colorado.gov/cdhs/p-ebt.

For more information about P-EBT, please visit Colorado Department of Human Services’ Frequently Asked Questions webpage – https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/p-ebt . If you have further questions, please contact pebt2020@state.co.us and a representative will respond.

If you have other questions or need help, or are interested in applying for P-EBT, contact Tara Burke at tburke@huerfano.k12.co.us or 719-695-0095 to obtain the required SASID information.

Sincerely,

Huerfano School District RE-1

Non-discrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations 
and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering
USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or
reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille,
large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they
applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA
through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available
in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027)
found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter
addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the
complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights; 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Food Distribution June 18

Huerfano RE-1 will be hosting a food distribution on Thursday June 18 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon, or until supplies last. Please bring your empty boxes and egg cartons if you have not already done so. We ask that you please not arrive before 10:45 A.M. There is a limit of 1 box per household and you will need to present your ID to receive a box. Please see the map below for direction of traffic flow. If you need additional information please contact Tara Burke at or 719-695-0095.

 

JMHS Class of 2020 Highlight video

John Mall High School presents the Graduating class of 2020 Highlight Video. All efforts to include every graduating senior were made, however due to specific requests, your graduate may not be included in this video. Congratulations John Mall High School class of 2020!
Thanks to Mrs. Shanna Cook and Mr. Ron Cook for editing the video for our graduates!
You can find our video on the JMHS Facebook page at

Graduating Class of 2020 Ceremony video

John Mall High School presents the Graduating class of 2020 Ceremonies. All efforts to include every graduating senior were made, however due to specific requests, your graduate may not be included in this video. Congratulations John Mall High School class of 2020!
Thanks to Mrs. Shanna Cook and Mr. Ron Cook for editing the video for our graduates!
You can find our video on the JMHS Facebook page at

June 11th Food Distribution

Huerfano School District RE-1 will be hosting another community food distribution this Thursday June 11th from 11am to 12 noon, or until supplies last. Please bring and return your box from last week if you have not already done so. We ask that you please not arrive before 10:45 am. We experienced delays last week due to early arrivals. There is a limit of 1 box per address and you will need to present your ID to receive a box. Please see the map below to view the direction of traffic flow we will be following. . Please email if need additional details.

Food Event

In collaboration with The Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Hunger Relief Fund, Huerfano RE-1 will be handing out fresh fruits, vegetables and other food items over the next several weeks for families and residents of our community. Our first event will take place at Peakview and Gardner locations Thursday June 4th starting at 11 am to 12 noon ( 1 box per household while supplies remain). This will be a drive up process similar to the school sack lunch pick up. For Walsenburg, we will have signs guiding traffic around the back of John Mall High School, through the alley between John Mall and Peakview. For Gardner, the time is the same 11am – 12pm, and will distribute from the parking lot of the school. Please do not arrive or line up before 10:45 am.

We ask for your help by returning any boxes and empty egg cartons we hand out so that we can reuse them for making future food boxes. Please email Tara Burke at if you need additional details.