March 16, 2020

Board Digest

March 16, 2020


Following each board of education meeting, the Director of Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest. To view the full agenda, click here.


The Topeka Chapter of the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE) named two USD 345 teachers as Outstanding Teachers for the 2019-20 school year. The Outstanding Teacher Award is given to a teacher who has a strong math, science, or technical area of emphasis, is imaginative in his/her teaching approach, and has an excellent rapport with his or her students.​​​​​​​

Congratulations Ms. Kimbre Haflich on being selected as the Outstanding Teacher at the Elementary School Level and Mr. Don Koon on being selected as the Outstanding Teacher at the High School Level.

Superintendent Remarks

Dr. Noble updated the board on how the district is working to keep parents and the community informed during the COVID-19 school closure. Click here to view the latest public updates from USD 345. 

With the latest guidelines, the board meeting was closed to the public with no administration present for discussion. 

Board of Education Consent Agenda

The consent agenda contains items packaged into one agenda item. They are often routine and garner very little discussion.

The consent agenda items were:

A. Minutes
B. Resignation/Retirements/Terminations
C. Classified Contracts
D. Licensed Contracts
E. Supplemental Contracts
F. Credit Card
G. Grants and Donations
H. Financial Items and Claims
I. Summer Camps
J. District Treasurer
K. Director Contracts
L. KASB - Board Docs Contracts
M. District Disposal
N. Approval of Consent Agenda

Action Items

The board approved:
  • KASB policy updates.
  • naming the SHS press box.

Next 345 Board of Education Meeting

The next regularly scheduled board meeting will take place on April 13. It is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm. The Seaman USD #345 Board of Education will meet at the Seaman Education Center, 901 NW Lyman Rd, in the Ann Minihan Board Room.

Board of Education Agenda

To review previous board of education agendas, click here.

How Can I Watch a Previous Board of Education Meeting?

The video from the meeting will be available by the Tuesday at noon following the meeting. The video can be viewed by clicking here.


Seaman School District USD #345
901 NW Lyman Rd | Topeka, KS 66608