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Mabel-Canton student representatives give report


Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on January 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Troy Soiney.

The minutes from the December 17, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved.

The consent agenda was approved. It included approval of the 2013-15 Education Association Contract, approval of the ISD 238 Education Association Growth & Evaluation Plan, approval of the resolution directing administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and staffing. The agenda also included the first reading of Policy 714 pertaining to the fund balance. Superintendent Jennifer Backer recommended changing the fund balance from 3 percent to 15-20 percent in the policy.

The financial report was reviewed by the board. Superintendent Backer advised the board that the school administration will be approaching the board with cuts, freezes, etc to stay on budget.

The payment of the district bills and electronic fund transfers were approved.

Student representatives on the board, Jon Selness and Sara Vettleson-Trutza, both juniors, were introduced to the board. They gave a report on student happenings on campus and will continue to do so at each meeting. Vettleson-Trutza stated that she would like to see a debate team added to the extracurricular activities next year. Principal Jeff Nolte inquired about the students’ use of ipads/laptops. Selness and Vettleson-Trutza were both enthusiastic about the use of the devices and listed several different ways in which they have enriched and assisted in learning at school.

Principal Nolte gave his report to the board. He wished to extend congratulations to the paraprofessionals working within the district as Governor Mark Dayton declared the week of January 12 Paraprofessional Recognition Week.

Principal Nolte stated that the first half of the school year went smoothly, and he complimented the students and staff on a good first half of the year. Reports showed mostly good grades for the students.

Principal Nolte met with Custom Alarm earlier in the day to discuss school security and the school’s clock system. He would like to see better security in the student parking lot and over the playground in the near future. He also pointed out that the clocks in the school are not uniform and a better system should be used to increase efficiency. Board member Jane Hall asked for an update from the school sa .....
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Mabel-Canton School Board expresses thanks to many

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on December 17, 2013 immediately following the Truth in Taxation meeting. All members were present. The minutes from the November 19, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved. The board wished to than ..... 
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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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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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Mabel-Canton Board of Education discusses technology fees

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on September 17, 2013 at 7 p.m. All members were present. The board wished to welcome the students and staff back to school for the 2013-14 school year. Congratulations were given to volle ..... 
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Mabel-Canton Board of Education approves district credit cards

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on August 20, 2013 at 7p.m. All members were present except Mark Weideman, Todd Metzke, and Chris Hansen. The Summer School Program at the school was a success with almost 30 participants. ..... 
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Mabel-Canton Superintendent Moriarty attends last meeting before retirement

Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on June 18, 2013 at 7pm. All members were present except for Principal Jeff Nolte and Troy Soiney. The board approved a motion to renew Jeremy Braun’s Speech and Language contract for t ..... 
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Mabel-Canton students visit the State Capitol

Fri, May 31st, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

State Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) and State Senator Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) are pictured with 5th and 6th grade students from Mabel-Canton Schools. The group visited with the lawmakers recently while touring the State Capitol in St. Paul.

Mabel-Canton approves funding for Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on May 21, 2013 at 7 pm. All members were present except for Dave Swenson and Jeff Nolte. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Superintendant Michael Moriarty made several a ..... 
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