No Mention Of Discrimination Claim At School Board Meeting

The Wolf Point School board held its regular meeting in the Wolf Point High School library Jan. 14.
Seventeen students who participated in the Montana Behavioral Initiative’s Youth Days in Billings in December gave a presentation to the board and meeting attendees. The students lined up and spoke to the assembled about their trip, which included panel discussions about bullying, child cancer and stress. The students also reported visiting Morning Star Old Folks Home and the Boys and Girls Club. They concluded by thanking the board and sharing plans to organize a community clean-up day, as well as visits with residents at Faith Lutheran Home.
The board approved the resignations of Jeff Azure, assistant cook; and Henry Isle, Northside assistant custodian. New hires included Thomas Iron Shield for Northside assistant custodian, Kirstin Wener for Northside temporary non-instructional para and Reagan Smith for assistant cook.
Superintendent Rob Osborne submitted a request for board approval of the senior trip to California. The trip to Los Angeles is planned for April 21-28 via bus to Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, N.D. The board approved the out-of-state travel unanimously.
Southside School principal Mary Beil reported that 134 students achieved perfect attendance in December. They will be treated to a ride on the Wolves’ cruiser Jan. 17.
Northside principal Sharri Vandall reported that Northside had an average attendance rate of 90.55 percent for the month of December. She also reported that truancy court was held at Northside School Jan. 8-9. Judge Imogene Lilley, Shannon Hopkins from the tribal education office and LaFon Copenhaver, tribal prosecutor, were present. They met with five families.
Principal Kim Hanks reported that the high school had a total attendance of 216. They also held truancy court Jan. 8-9.
Upcoming high school events and activities include Honor Band and Choir at Glasgow on Jan. 28. The 3C District boys and girls tournament at Wolf Point is set for Feb. 14-16.