VBC Video
"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Online Edition
Monday, July 28th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
 
<< | < | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | > | >>

Fillmore Central School Board approves staffing changes


Fri, Aug 31st, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

The new school year is off to a great start for Fillmore Central students, who started school early this year due to a project being done at the high school next summer. Principal Heath Olstad said everything is running smoothly.

At their regular meeting on August 28, the school board approved several staffing changes for the new year. The resignation of Special Ed. teacher Julie Siebenaler was approved, as well as the hire of Barbara Cihak to take her place. They also accepted the resignation of Terisa Scrabeck as Title I paraprofessional, and approved her hire for the 4/5 School Readiness teacher. The new Title I teacher, Laura Graves, was approved. Christina Bothun was hired as the ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education) Parent Educator, and Connie Lindstrom was approved for the Response to Intervention teacher at .4 FTE.

Tracy Ward was approved for a Special Ed. Paraprofessional position. Aubrey Johnson was approved for a paraprofessional position, and she will be doing special ed. billing and office work as well. Angie Haugerud was approved for a part-time Community Ed. position.

For sports, Ashley Case was approved for a 9th grade volleyball coach. Athletic Director Chris Mensink said there are now five coaches for the 57 girls in volleyball in grades 7-12.

It was approved to allow additional assignments for two high school staff; Becky Mueller and Levi Olstad for additional math help for students, and Brady Grewe for adaptive Physical Education 45 minutes a week.

A contract was approved for Melissa Simonson for a Mental Health Therapist for the Root River Program. The contract includes tuition paid by the district for her to finish getting her license. Superintendent Richard Keith made it clear that the tuition is something that is being paid back by Simonson.

A psychologist service agreement was approved from Hiawatha Valley for a Physically impaired/traumatic brain injury staff, which will be paid hourly. They will use this person as needed.

A two-month Psychologist Service agreement was approved for the Root River Program. Director Micki Breitsprecher explained the person will be shared with Kingsland, and will do things that her staff can’t do on their own until they find a full-time employee. The contract is for up to 15 hours during that two-month time.

Other business

The Truth in Taxation hearing will be held .....
[Read the Rest]

Fillmore Central Band members participate in All State Concert and Symphonic bands

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in All Education

This past week, August 6-11, 2012, two hundred of the finest high school band musicians met at the annual Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State Band Camp on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. Among these elite performers we ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Fillmore Central Class of 2012 shines at next level

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in All Education

By Lane Powell As an educator of 20 years, I am always amazed at the personal growth and achievements of the young people in our communities. Fillmore Central Schools, teachers, and parents can all take pride in knowing that we do an outstanding jo ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Chatfield ready for new school year

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Education

The Chatfield School Board met for the last meeting before the start of a new school year on August 20, 2012. A wide variety of information was passed on from school administrators to the board about the academic year that will begin in September. ..... 
[Read the Rest]

K-12 STUDENTS RECEIVE EXTRA BOOST FROM MINNESOTA GRANTMAKERS

Thu, Aug 23rd, 2012
Posted in All Education

MINNEAPOLIS (August 23, 2012) - As students head back to school this year, new research by the Minnesota Council on foundations (MCF) indicates that Minnesota grantmakers have increased giving to education, specifically funneling more dollars toward ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Lanesboro School Board approves handbooks

Fri, Aug 17th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Education

The Lanesboro School Board heard from high school Principal Brett Clarke and approved three handbooks at their regular meeting on August 16. The first handbook was the Student Handbook. Clarke said the only change made was the semester test polic ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Peterson Kid's Club finishes annual Community Service Project

Fri, Aug 10th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Education

Kids’ Club, a school-age child care program through Rushford-Peterson Community Education, just finished their annual Community Service project. They advertised for and sold lemonade, then took the proceeds and purchased food for the Semcac Foodsh ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Back to School Tips

Tue, Aug 7th, 2012
Posted in All Education

Reading, writing and arithmetic aren’t the only things that children need to help them prepare for back to school in the fall. There several are several health and safety tips that will get their year off to a great start. Playground Safety, Im ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Fillmore Central ready for new school year

Fri, Jul 27th, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central School Board met on July 24, 2012. Dean of Students Chris Mensink said the asbestos removal is done at the elementary school and they are ready to start the new year. They have moved a few classrooms around, and ..... 
[Read the Rest]
<< | < | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | > | >>