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Jeff Ryan voted onto Mabel-Canton School Board


Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The minutes from the October 15, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved.

The board wished to congratulate Belle Sand on being named to the All-State Volleyball Team for 2013. It was also noted that the Veterans Day Program held at Mabel-Canton on November 11, 2013 went well. The school district would like to formally thank the veterans for their service to the local communities and to our country.

The consent agenda was approved. It included approval of the following winter and spring season athletic coaches; boys basketball: Doug Wyffels (Varsity), Doug Ward (B-Team), and Karl Urbaniak (C-Team), girls basketball: Adam Wilder (Varsity), baseball: Karl Urbaniak (Varsity) and Paul Tollefsrud (Assistant Varsity), softball: Kati Tweeten (Varsity) and Susie Monroe (Assistant Varsity). It also included approval of the coaches for the winter season of girls basketball: Tom Miller (Junior Varsity) and Tyler Augedahl (Junior High).

Also included on the consent agenda were approval of the monetary donation of $500 from the Canton Legion for basketball uniforms, approval of the monetary donation of $400 from the Mabel Lions Club for basketball uniforms, and approval of the monetary donation of $500 from the Mabel Legion for basketball uniforms. The board thanked the donors for their generosity.

The payment of the district bills were approved. Superintendent Jennifer Backer noted that the district is in deficit spending and that she would address where the money is going at the December meeting.

Principal Jeff Nolte gave his report to the board. He stated that November is when the tenure positions are evaluated and that there is a new peer evaluation component to the process. He also wished to compliment the PBIS group on their successful rewards ceremony. The annual 90-Club awards presentation was also held to recognize last year’s students who earned all A’s, B’s, and C’s.

Superintendent Backer gave a report of the enrollment numbers. Last year, at this time, there were 258 students enrolled and there are 256 enrolled right now. The usual trend is for the enrollment numbers to stabilize after Christmas.

The school received glowing reviews after the October OSHA assessment.

Superintendent Backer presented a new uniform replacement rotation schedule for the athletic and music departments which was approved by the board.

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Jeff Rein voted onto Mabel-Canton School Board

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

The minutes from the October 15, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved. The board wished to congratulate Belle Sand on being named to the All-State Volleyball Team for 2013. It was also noted that the Veterans Day Program held at Mabel-Can ..... 
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Houston School Board analyzes possible levy scenarios

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on November 19 in the Houston High School Library. At the meeting Bradley Carlton of Clifton Larson Allen, an accountancy firm, presented the findings of the Houston School’s audit. Carlton went through nume ..... 
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Chatfield students utilize iPads for class projects

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Education

The last couple of weeks for the entire Chatfield School District has been exciting time as fall athletic tournament time has taken Chatfield on the road to both the Mayo Civic Center for girls volleyball and the Metrodome for football. The exciteme ..... 
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Education Minnesota kicks off community conversations on teacher quality in Rochester

Tue, Nov 12th, 2013
Posted in All Education

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 8, 2013 - A series of statewide conversations on what it takes to recruit, train and support high-quality teachers to serve Minnesota’s students will begin later this month. The first is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Rochester. ..... 
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Houston School Board welcomes new interim superintendent

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on November 4 in the Houston High School Library. A highlight of the meeting was the school board welcoming Dr. Charles Rick as the new interim superintendent on behalf of Houston Schools. Dr. Rick signed his ..... 
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Fillmore Central High School Club

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

The Falcon Scholar Club was formed to recognize academic excellence. The criteria to become a club member are to maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher with an all grades being a “C” or better for the previous school year. Therefore, only ..... 
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Fillmore Central High School Club

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Education

The Falcon Scholar Club was formed to recognize academic excellence. The criteria to become a club member are to maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher with an all grades being a “C” or better for the previous school year. Therefore, only ..... 
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Fillmore Central High School Club

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

The Falcon Scholar Club was formed to recognize academic excellence. The criteria to become a club member are to maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher with an all grades being a “C” or better for the previous school year. Therefore, only ..... 
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