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Kingsland approves interim athletic director


Mon, May 26th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village Education

An extensive agenda awaited the Kingsland School Board on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the regular school board meeting held in the Kingsland Conference Room.

Consent Agenda items were approved. The following donations were recognized: American Legion - trap team donation of $100, IBM - robotics donation of $2,000, and Pheasants Forever - trap team donation of $750.

Some members of the girls basketball team approached the school board with a petition supporting Jay Webster for the position of head girls basketball coach.

Spokespersons from the Kingsland FFA reported that members attended the Ag Literacy event in Rochester, Minn. on May 7, 2014. Eleven area schools participated.

Representatives for the 10th grade American History class invited the board to their Decades Day at the Community Center in Spring Valley on Thursday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students will be showcasing different decades from the 1900’s and 2000’s and be portraying famous Americans throughout the day.

Jennifer Campbell reported on the activities of the elementary PBIS program to support positive behavior including a door decorating contest, raising almost $600 for Kiwanis by with a food drive, had Olympics Week complete with medals and had a contest to name the newest mascot “Mighty” Knight.

Finance/Facilities Committee met on May 5, 2014 and discussed potential booster club involvement with the electronic message sign with booster club members.

Scott and John have been investigating a security system that will require anyone who enters the building to swipe their drivers license. They are looking at adding this system to the FY16 budget.

The carpet on the walls in the middle school music room need to be deep cleaned for improved air quality. Schoolfinance.com budgeting program was discussed which John and Todd feel would be best for the district. Reviewed capital outlay updates.

Curriculum/Personnel Committee met on May 12, 2014. The group discussed resignations, recommendations for hires, job descriptions are being written for several positions. Several staff evaluations have taken place. World’s Best Workforce education committee meeting was held on May 14 with several community members, staff, and administration attending.

Policy & PR Committee met April 28, 2014. Priebe attended the meeting and discussed changes in the middle sc .....
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Chatfield looks to wrap up school year

By Mitchell Walbridge

Mon, May 26th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Education

The Chatfield School Board meeting opened on May 19 with four members present along with principals Craig Ihrke and Randy Paulson and Superintendent Ed Harris. Both principals thanked the music department for the effort put in for the spring concer ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson catches a break; gets tangled in bully issue

By Peyton Bergey

Fri, May 23rd, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

An extensive agenda awaited the Kingsland School Board on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the regular school board meeting held in the Kingsland Conference Room. Consent Agenda items were approved. The following donations were recognized: American Legion ..... 
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Kingsland approves interim athletic director

Fri, May 23rd, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

An extensive agenda awaited the Kingsland School Board on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the regular school board meeting held in the Kingsland Conference Room. Consent Agenda items were approved. The following donations were recognized: American Legion ..... 
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Students look forward to Pearson science curriculum

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, May 23rd, 2014
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on May 20. At the meeting Gwen Rostad presented the FY2015 Proposed Budget to the board and answered board questions. The proposed budget must be reviewed and approved by the school board by June 30, 2014. Mar ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board hears update on Lanesboro Arts Campus

By Mitchell Walbridge

Mon, May 19th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Education

The Lanesboro School Board met on Tuesday, May 13 for a regular monthly meeting. All members were present for the meeting along with Superintendent Jeff Boggs and Courtney Bergey from the Lanesboro Arts Center also present. Bergey addressed the sch ..... 
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Youth tractor safety classes offered

Mon, May 19th, 2014
Posted in All Education

The 25th joint annual youth tractor safety training is being planned for Monday, June 9 through Wednesday, June 11. The training sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. each day. It will be held at Rushford-Peterson High School. Our area ..... 
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The Preston Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Fillmore Central Schools

Mon, May 19th, 2014
Posted in Preston Education

The Preston Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Fillmore Central Schools to be used on their project of building a permanent fence around the baseball field. The Foundation feels strongly that this type of project is a g ..... 
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Part 2: Mabel-Canton senior class trip diaries 2014

Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Education

Day 4 By Abby Hanson and Mason Henry Wake up calls came at 6:45 a.m. We loaded the bus at 7:30 and left the hotel at 8 a.m. We first headed to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home. The 43-room mansion was surrounded by botanical gardens and had tw ..... 
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