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Kingsland approves high academic rigor open campus program


Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on October 21, 2013 in the Kingsland Conference Room at 6:30 p.m. All school board members were present as well as Superintendent McDonald.

Following the Pledge of Allegiance consent agenda items were approved. These items included the board agenda, minutes review, October 2013 bills and policy review and adoption. One additional consent agenda item was the approval of Todd Lechtenberg as an additional authorized signature.

In Public Thank You and Recognition Superintendent McDonald thanked Southeast Service Coop for a School Health Pool Incentive Grant in the amount of $3,850 which will be used for health and wellness activities, SMIF for a $6,000 check to continue the renovation of the Courtyard, the Salvation Army for a donation of $800 for the school milk program, and the VFW for a $150 donation for facility use which will go into the district funds. Superintendent McDonald also recognized and thanked the volunteers who helped with the Vision/Hearing testing.

There were no public comments. In the Spotlight on Education Report several members of the High School Professional Learning Committee and the First Grade Professional Learning Committee were on hand to explain what has been accomplished since beginning in the middle of September and also explained what they want to accomplish the rest of the school year.

In Finance/Facility the committee met on October 14, 2013 and received an update on the levy, discussed equipment that needs updating, looked over the facility use policy, received an update on a boiler leak, reviewed two estimates and discussed the need for asbestos removal, and talked about looking into a new lock and bell system.

Curriculum/Personnel committee met on October 14, 2013 and discussed applications, winter coaching positions, spoke about allotted time for substitute teachers, and approved writing a description of the Art Club.

Policy & PR met September 30, 2013. Dave Philips was present to provide additional information on advertising for Kingsland. Tom Speltz was also present to discuss the football program. Just For Kix and community education were discussed. The fee for this year will waived. The Kingsland website was reviewed.

Principal Hecimovich began his report by saying it has been an emotional time at Kingsland with two different staff members suffering the loss of a family member. Hecimovich .....
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Monster Bash scares up funds for Fillmore Central band and choir

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

The Fillmore Central band and choir are planning a June 2014 trip to Disney World. There they will enjoy such things as the whimsical Magic Kingdom, perhaps they will bump into the famed Mickey and Minnie and perform on the grounds among other thin ..... 
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Monster Bash scares up funds for Fillmore Central band and choir

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Education

The Fillmore Central band and choir are planning a June 2014 trip to Disney World. There they will enjoy such things as the whimsical Magic Kingdom, perhaps they will bump into the famed Mickey and Minnie and perform on the grounds among other thin ..... 
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Monster Bash scares up funds for Fillmore Central band and choir

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

The Fillmore Central band and choir are planning a June 2014 trip to Disney World. There they will enjoy such things as the whimsical Magic Kingdom, perhaps they will bump into the famed Mickey and Minnie and perform on the grounds among other thin ..... 
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Special Houston School Board meeting - search for superintendent

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in All Education

The search for an interim superintendent is in full force for the Houston School Board. On October 22, the school board held a special meeting to select candidates that would go forward in the interview process based on their applications and resume ..... 
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Red Cross launches high school leadership program

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in All Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. — High school students across the country can help patients in need by donating blood and platelets, volunteering at blood drives and donation centers, and recruiting new donors with the American Red Cross. In turn, students can ea ..... 
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Mabel-Canton School Board’s Dave Swenson resigns

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on October 15, 2013 at 7 p.m. All members were present. The board accepted Dave Swenson’s resignation and thanked him for his 11 years of service as school board director. Swenson thanked the board for the ..... 
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Mabel-Canton School Board’s Dave Swenson resigns

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on October 15, 2013 at 7 p.m. All members were present. The board accepted Dave Swenson’s resignation and thanked him for his 11 years of service as school board director. Swenson thanked the board for the ..... 
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Lanesboro Elementary named Reward School

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

Principal James Semmen informed the school board that Lanesboro Elementary was recently named one of the Minnesota Department of Education’s 2013 Reward Schools. He explained the Reward Schools include the top 50 percent of all schools, not school ..... 
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