Hayden board meets tonight

Overall enrollment down in district schools

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Hayden School Board meeting agenda

7 p.m., administrative offices

- Roll Call

- Pledge of Allegiance

- Approval of Agenda

- Approval of Minutes

- Approval of Bills

- Requests to Address the Board

- Student Council

- Teacher Input

- Public Input

- Board Requested Reports

- BOCES Board report

- Board/Election regulations

- Principals' reports

- Superintendent's report

- Discussion

- Vocational building

- Action

- Accredit Hayden Valley Elementary

- Accredit Hayden Middle School

- Accredit Hayden High School

- Approve Hayden High School Student Handbook

- Approve Capital Expenditure item

- Approve change of School Board meeting dates

- Approve appointment to West Routt Library Board

- Approve Operating Agreement with NW Colorado BOCES

- Approve 2006-07 District goals

Executive Session

- Personnel

- Accept resignation of classified staff

- Hire classified staff

- Update substitute list

- Board debriefing

- Adjournment

— Enrollment is down in the Hayden School District, but early numbers are up from what administrators projected.

Superintendent Mike Luppes said Monday that there were 445 children enrolled in preschool through 12th grade, which is 10 more students than projected. Numbers are up at Hayden Valley Elementary School, which is encouraging, Luppes said.

Enrollment overall is down from the 455 students enrolled in district schools last year.

Final enrollment numbers aren't official until early October, when the district delivers its final head count to the state.

Public school districts receive funding on a per-pupil basis.

Enrollment numbers likely will be one item Luppes addresses with the Hayden School Board during today's monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the administrative offices at 495 W. Jefferson Avenue.

The board has a long list of action items, but most are items involving little discussion, such as accrediting each school and approving the high school handbook. All four items are carryovers from the August meeting.

The board also will take action on district goals for this school year.

Before the action items, the board will discuss construction of the vocational building for the district. Hayden's vocational program is growing, Luppes said.

- To reach Melinda Mawdsley, call 871-4208 or e-mail mmawdsley@steamboatpilot.com

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