School Board Meeting Agendas & Materials

Regular Board Meetings are the sessions conducted by the Board to conduct the business of the District and take official action.

Board Workshops are informational in nature and the discussions are informal.

Regular Board Meetings and Workshop sessions are open to the public.  Agendas and meeting materials are found below.

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Board Meeting Packet 04/18/17 (pdf, 10 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Early Childhood Autism Navigator; B) Special Education Program Addition/Hopkins Ice Pavilion Lease; and C) Staffing Resolutions.

Board Meeting Packet 04/06/17 (pdf, 1 MB)

The only item of New Business for this Emergency Meeting is:  A) Letter of Agreement with School Exec Connect.

Board Workshop II Packet 04/04/17 (pdf, 727 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session immediately following the Regular Meeting on April 4, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Ice Pavilion; II) School Board Evaluation and Goal Attainment, 2016-17; III) School Board Goals, 2017-18; and IV) Superintendent Goal Areas, 2017-18.

Board Meeting Packet 04/04/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) How Curriculum Delivery is Changing; B) Superintendent Search Firm (no background report is available for this item); and C) Policies in First Reading.

Board Workshop I Agenda 04/04/17 (pdf, 206 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topic of discussion is the Superintendent Search.

Board Workshop Packet 03/30/17 (pdf, 8 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in Room 223 of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The purpose of the workshop is to review/discuss the proposals submitted to conduct the Superintendent Search.

Board Meeting Packet 03/21/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Curriculum Review — English Language Learner (ELL), Phase II; B) Policies in First Reading [351, 352, 502, 507]; and C) Resolution Discontinuing & Reducing Educational Programs & Positions.

Board Workshop Packet 03/21/17 (pdf, 326 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Staffing Consideration; and II) Visioning/Board Goals, 2017-18.

Board Workshop Agenda 03/20/17 (pdf, 206 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion is:  Review the Superintendent Contract

Board Meeting Packet 03/07/17 (pdf, 12 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Achievement & Integration Plan and Budget; B) Policies in First Reading [532, 551, 553, 555, 615, 754]; C) Curriculum Review — Literacy, Phase II; D) Preliminary Approval of Budget, 2017-18; and E) Study of Space, Time, Curriculum and Instruction.

Board Workshop Packet 03/07/17 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Scheduling Referenda — Present-2020; and II) Budget, 2017-18.

Board Meeting Packet 02/21/17 (pdf, 8 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Community Education Program Update & Proposed Budget, 2017-18; B) Teaching & Learning — Proposed Budget, 2017-18; C) Network Refresh Project — RFP; and D) TIES Ownership.

Board Workshop Packet 02/21/17 (pdf, 11 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Early Childhood — Funding Streams & Review of Programs; and II) Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Meeting Packet 02/07/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Capital Projects Levy and Budget, Including Technology; B) Update — Transportation; C) Update — School Nutrition; and D) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Negotiations.

Board Workshop Packet 02/07/17 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Budget, 2017-18; and II) Recap of Hearing — Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Meeting Packet 01/24/17 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Sale of Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2017A; B) Special Services Update & Budget; C) Homeless Students; D) Minnesota Student Survey Results; and E) Community Meetings — Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Workshop Packet 01/24/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Hopkins Ice Arena; II) Early Childhood; and III) Community Meetings Preview.

Board Meeting Packet 01/10/17 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Organization of the Board, 2017; B) Citizen's Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) Report, 2016-17; and C) District 287 Update. 

Board Workshop Packet 01/10/17 (pdf, 665 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Guiding Change: Grade Reconfiguration; II) Board Team Building; and III) Board Officers & Committee Assignments, 2017.

Board Meeting Packet 12/20/16 (pdf, 23 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) — State Platform, 2017; B) District Survey Results, 2016-17; C) Certification of 2016 Pay 2017 Tax Levy; D) Resolution on WMEP Membership; E) Boardroom Remodeling— Signage; and F) Resolution to Meet in Executive Session (Mid-Year Superintendent Review).

Board Meeting Packet 12/06/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Policy 721 in First Reading (Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources) & Guiding Change Document; B) Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools (FLES) — Update; C) Board Goals/Action Steps, 2016-17 — Midyear Evaluation; and D) Bids — Turf Field at Hopkins High School.

Board Workshop Agenda 12/06/16 (pdf, 223 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Enrollment; and II) Hopkins Resolution on WMEP Membership.

Board Workshop Agenda 11/15/16 (pdf, 221 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session immediately following adjournment of the Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Junior High Scheduling; and II) Board Planning.

Board Meeting Packet 11/15/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) District Assessment Results — Measure of Academic Progress (MAP), Grades 3-6; and B) Payable Property Taxes — 2017.

Board Meeting Packet 11/01/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) District Audit Report, 2015-16; and B) Enrollment Update & Projections — Including Open Enrollment, Private & Home School.

Board Workshop Packet 11/01/16 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session with representatives of LarsonAllen (the District's audit firm) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topic of discussion is the District Audit Report, 2015-16.

Board Meeting Packet 10/18/16 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Update — Alternative Learning Centers (ALC)/Hopkins Alternative Program (HAP); B) Assessment Results, 2016 — MCA and Assessment Matrix; and C) Policy 520: Student Surveys in First Reading.

Board Meeting Packet 10/04/16 (pdf, 5 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) — Input for State Platform, 2017; B) Grade 6 Student Assignments to Junior Highs; C) Budget, 2017-18 — Initial Discussion/Preliminary Results, 2015-16; Policies in First Reading [353, 404, 424 & 616].

School Board Workshop Packet 09/22/16 (pdf, 818 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session immediately following their Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics are:  I) Integration Efforts; II) Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) Advocacy Resolutions; and III) Elections & Communications.

Board Meeting Packet 09/22/16 (pdf, 12 MB)

New Business items include:  A) School Opening, 2016-17; B) Policies in First Reading [102, 201, 202, 206 & 208]; C) Budget, 2017-18 — Secondary Schedule; and D) Proposed Tax Levy — Payable 2017.

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