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Kingsland School Board hears audit report


Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in All Education

By Barb Jeffers

Kingsland School Board met Monday, October 15, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the District conference room. All School Board members were present, along with Superintendent McDonald. There were many items on the agenda which needed to be addressed. All Consent Agenda items were approved. Public thank-you and recognition items included recognizing Bp for the donation of $1230.00 for the girls basketball program. A thank you was read to Bill and Arlene Johnson for a donation of $60.74 to the popcorn fund. Another recognition was a check in the amount of $25,000 from Project Lead The Way, which is the amount received over a period of three years. A Thank you was given to Lori Bicknese for the donations for the scholarships. Qualifying seniors can receive $1,000.00 scholarships.

Two representatives for the Spring Valley and Wykoff FFA were in attendance with their report. Their corn drive was a success, and the horse judging team received first place. Starting October 25, the FFA will start selling fruit and other items as a fundraiser.

The School Board Committees gave reports. The Finance/Facilities committee met on Oct. 3, and discussed facilities issues including the future needs of the central office structure. The Curriculum/Personnel committee met on Oct. 9 and discussed curriculum advisory boards, ipads, and were updated on Project Lead The Way. The Community Education interviews are done. Policy/PR Committee met Sept. 24 and reviewed policies. There was a discussion about the student use of the café. Business Manager Kathy Beevers discussed the upcoming Truth in Taxation hearing. A flu shot clinic was held and 160 people received the vaccination with 73 of them being Kingsland staff members.

Kathy Beevers then introduced Douglas Blanshan, C.P.A., from the accounting firm of Clifton Larson Allen, of Austin, Minn., who did the 2011-12 audit. Mr. Blanshan stated that Federal Aid is down, and Kingsland enrollment has dropped from 873 in 2008 to 704 in 2012. He stated that the district is in very good shape as far as fund balance, which is very important.

Principal Priebe discussed Project Lead The Way, College in Schools, and Ramp Up for Readiness. Mr. Priebe also stated that the cold and flu season is here and an email has been sent out with information on how to stop the spread of the disease. School View is now available and has gotten positive feedback. Superintendent McDona .....
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100 Book Challenge gets positive comments in Chatfield

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Education

By Mitchell Walbridge The Chatfield School Board met on Monday, October 15 for its regular monthly meeting with Jerry Chase and Kathy Schellhammer absent from the meeting. Principals Craig Ihrke, Randy Paulson, and Superintedent Ed Harris were pre ..... 
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Parents ask for better communication following incidents at R-P

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Education

Just one week after a local publication printed an article highlighting Ready Bus drivers’ irritations with motorists ignoring the stop arms and flashing lights of stopped buses, a bus serving the district was involved in an accident north of Hart ..... 
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Red Ribbon Week promoted in Chatfield

Fri, Oct 12th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Education

Chatfield students MaKayla and Mariah Pederson promoted this campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of illegal drug use and the abuse of alcohol at the council’s October 8 meeting. Red Ribbon Week is to be October 23-31 in Chatfield. The na ..... 
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The Fillmore Central High School Band

Fri, Oct 12th, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

The Fillmore Central High School Band Department will have 8 students proudly represent its school at the 2012 Three Rivers Honor Music Festival. The event will be held at St. Charles High School on Monday, November 5th, 2012. Students are selected ..... 
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Fillmore Central Dollars for Scholars changes its name

Fri, Oct 12th, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

As of October 1, 2012, Fillmore Central Dollars for Scholars has a new name - Fillmore Central Scholarship Foundation. The local scholarship committee was recently informed that the annual fee to be affiliated with Scholarship America would be ra ..... 
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R-P continues working towards new elementary facility

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Oct 5th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Education

At the September 17 board meeting, Dean Beeninga, of architectural firm ATS&R, and Gary Benson, of ICS Consulting, were on hand with updates on the proposed early childhood through grade 5 facility. A “Review and Comment,” required by the Minnes ..... 
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R-P continues working towards new elementary facility

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Oct 5th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Village Education

At the September 17 board meeting, Dean Beeninga, of architectural firm ATS&R, and Gary Benson, of ICS Consulting, were on hand with updates on the proposed early childhood through grade 5 facility. A “Review and Comment,” required by the Minnes ..... 
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R-P continues working towards new elementary facility

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Oct 5th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Education

At the September 17 board meeting, Dean Beeninga, of architectural firm ATS&R, and Gary Benson, of ICS Consulting, were on hand with updates on the proposed early childhood through grade 5 facility. A “Review and Comment,” required by the Minnes ..... 
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