Thursday, March 23, 2017

Patty Wegner named 2017 Outstanding Elementary Teacher

Patty Wegner was recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Teacher by the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association today at their annual Spring Conference. The award was presented by Tim Heckenlively, Superintendent of Falls City Public Schools.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

School menus and activities will no longer be broadcast on Bancroft cable

Evidently the The Weather Channel was not providing accurate and timely information.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring Parent Survey Results

Survey results of parents at Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 17, 2017

B-R Speech Team places second at District Meet; 11 qualify for State

District Speech Meet results- Top 3 qualify for State Oral Interpretation of Drama 1st- Tess Nottlemann, Teagan Steinmeyer, Zoe Sjuts and Kariden Briggs 3rd- Wyatt Hennig, Zach Bridges, Kailey Irwin, Kennedy Schuttler, and Joe Lonewolf Poetry 2nd- Kylee Cole 4th- Olivia Osborne Duet Acting 3rd- Kylee Cole and Anna Currier Persuasive 4th- Zoe Sjuts 5th- Justice Johnson Informative 4th- Tess Nottlemann Extemp 2nd- Aaron Ras 3rd- Zach Bridges Entertainment 2nd- Teagan Steinmeyer

Fridays at Northeast options for next year's Seniors

Northeast Community College has expanded the "Fridays at Northeast" courses available to high school Seniors next Fall. Bancroft-Rosalie juniors are encouraged to consider one of these programs next year.  The deadline for registering is April 7. Scholarships will be available to help with the cost of tuition.
Health Science options:
     Emergency Medical Technician EMT-B
     Wellness/Medical Terminology
Agriculture options:
     Animal Science
Industrial Technology options:
     Auto Body
     Auto Tech
     Wind Energy
Education option:
     Early Childhood education
Information Systems:
     Graphic Arts
     Cisco Networking


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bancroft-Rosalie School Board News

The Bancroft-Rosalie Board of Education met Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Bancroft.
Superintendent Cerny presented the February transportation report, the March 21 External Accreditation Visit, a possible Marzano workshop on Competency Based Education, and the NRCSA Spring Conference in which Bancroft-Rosalie will present a session on Blended and Virtual Learning. Dr. Cerny notified the board that he will be using his summer vacation days to lead a workshop for teachers in Tanzania and will be gone from June 18 to mid-July. The July board meeting may need to be moved back one week.

Principal Sjuts presented a winter and spring activities summary.

Tess Nottlemann and Justice Johnson, representing the senior class, received approval from the board for their Senior Trip to Kansas City April 30.

The board named the Superintendent authorized representative for federal, state and local programs, approved a contract with Roxanne Raasch for driver education, approved teacher evaluation forms, accepted the resignations of teachers Lacey Sateren and Tara Dolen, and gave first approval to board policies 0580.1 Meal Charge Policy and 0774 Safety Plan.    

The board went into executive session to discuss the evaluation and hiring of teachers. Following executive session, the board approved the continuing employment agreements for teachers based on the recommendations of the administration.  

Monday, March 13, 2017

March School Board Meeting Agenda

Bancroft-Rosalie Community School
Regular Board of Education Meeting Agenda
Monday, March 13, 2017 --- 7:30 p.m. in Bancroft
1. Call to Order
2. Open Meetings Act
3. Roll Call
 4. Read and approve the minutes of the February 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.
5. Treasurer’s Report
    A. Approve the Bills
    B. Financial Review
 6. Review Agenda
7. Public Hearing
 8. Administrator’s Reports:
     A. Superintendent’s Report
     B. Principal’s Report
     C. Board Committee Reports
           1. Negotiations                   2. Citizenship/Instruction/ Americanism       3. Personnel
           4. Buildings and Grounds. 5. Transportation.                                           6. Insurance.
           7. Reorganization- BRLD Coop meeting March 20 7:00 pm in Lyons  
           8. P2T- Meeting March 21 6:30 pm in Beemer 9.
Old Business:
 10. New Business:
       A. Name the Superintendent authorized representative for Federal, State, and Local programs, including Title programs, Special Education, Food Services, NSAA, and East Husker Conference.
       B. Offer driver education contract to Roxanne Raasch
       C. Offer continuing employment contracts to teachers based on the recommendation of the administration.
       D. Approve Evaluation instruments
       E. First approval of board policies 0580.1 Meal Charge Policy and 0774 Safety Plan, and discussion of 0580 School Wellness Policy.
       F. Accept Resignation
 11. Executive Session-
12. Future Planning- Next scheduled meeting- April 10, 2017 in Bancroft.
13. Adjournment.