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Lanesboro Schools to purchase woodshop equipment


Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

The Fire Marshall has ordered that Lanesboro Schools install a dust collection system for the woodshop. They currently do not have one, and never have in the past. The preliminary estimates for the purchase come in at $50,000.

The school board discussed ways to finance the purchase, including possibly splitting the cost over two years. Superintendent Jeff Boggs said the purchase will come from the Health and Safety budget, but will affect the levy and cost the district.

State legislation has passed that allows school boards to approve an operating referendum of $300 per student without voter approval. The state will also match $212 per student if the school chooses to do this. If the board approves the referendum, the district can get an additional $45,000 from the state this year.

Boggs said the district doesn’t really need a referendum at this time, but they would really like to get the money from the state. If they decide to pass it, the levy will be decreased in another area to make up for it, so it will not be any additional cost to taxpayers.

There was discussion by the board, but no decision was made. It will be discussed further at the July meeting.

Other Business

Three staff resignations were approved by the board. Tim Willette resigned from his Ag teaching position, and Shannon Ehler and Heidi Johnson resigned from their shared position of cheerleading coach.

The board recognized Johanna Bearson for placing 12th in State Golf, and Olivia Haug for going to State in Track.

The district will be advertising for milk bids.

The board approved a joint agreement with Fillmore Central for Cross Country.

The board also re-approved the Health and Safety Policy at the request of the state with no changes.

Lanesboro School Board hears about senior class trip

Fri, May 17th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

By Jade Sexton Lanesboro High School seniors Michael Holst and Kirsten Ruen attended the school board meeting on May 13 and talked about the recent senior class trip to Washington, D.C. The seniors were gone from April 3-11. “It was amazing, ..... 
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Peterson awarded scholarship at SDSU

Fri, May 17th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Katlyn Peterson of Lanesboro, Minn. was awarded the Matthew and Colleen Vukovich Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year at South Dakota State University. Peterson is a exercise science major at SDSU, where she is active in ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board approves revised school calendar

Fri, Apr 26th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

By Jade Sexton The 2013-2014 calendar was approved by the Lanesboro School Board during the March meeting. At the April meeting, Principal James Semmen approached the board with a few changes. He explained there were some SEMLAC (Southeast Minn ..... 
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Lanesboro athlete prepares for DownUnder Sports Competition

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

By Mitch Walbridge Gabe Decker is a junior at Lanesboro High School who takes his participation in athletics very seriously, particularly his involvement in the Lanesboro-Fillmore Central-Mabel-Canton track program. But this year Decker is taking t ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board hears about Texas/Mexico trip

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

Lanesboro School Board members called to order their regular monthly meeting on February 21 at 5:30 P.M., a change from the regular schedule to accommodate the girls basketball tournament game with Rushford-Peterson. In addition to regular business ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board hears audit report

Fri, Nov 16th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Education

By Jade Sexton Pam Ristau, CPA, presented the Lanesboro City Council the 2011-2012 audit report at their regular meeting on November 15, and the board approved it as presented. Ristau said the district had a decrease in their general fund balanc ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board gets technology demonstration

Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Education

Lanesboro High School math teacher Joe Cullen gave the school board a demonstration on how he is utilizing technology in his classes during their meeting on October 16. Cullen thanked the board for getting the computers into the hands of the stud ..... 
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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 ..... 
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