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Kingsland School Board takes care of business


Fri, Jun 20th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

Though school is out of session, the Kingsland School Board completed a list of agenda items at the June 16, 2014 meeting held in the Kingsland conference room. School Board members Troy Asher and Steve Tart were absent.

Consent Agenda items approved included Board Agenda, Minute Review of the May 19, 2014 meeting, June 2014 bills along with Policy Review and Policy Adoption.

Recognition was given for the following donations: Alco - $332.60 donation toward the electronic sign, School Management Services - $200 for staff appreciation luncheon and BP Katie Isenberg donation of $300 toward the Grade 5 Whitewater trip.

Finance/Facilities committee had no report. Curriculum/Personnel committee met on June 9, 2014 where they reviewed job descriptions and gave recommendations, discussed the Audiology Service Contract, reviewed the Sharing Agreement with Fillmore-Central for Micki Breitsprecher’s contract.

Policy/PR committee met on May 28, 2014. Discussions included policies, the Branding & Marketing committee, and handbooks. Principal Priebe attended the meeting discussing the potential change in the morning and afternoon bus drop-off and pick-up for the elementary students which would be moving the location by the cafeteria doors.

Kingsland High School Principal Mr. James Hecimovich addressed the board to thank them for attending graduation saying that it was very much appreciated. Priebe showed MAP testing and RIT (norm grade level mean) scores. Kingsland scored above the norm grade level mean in every grade K-6.

Workshop Week held June 2-5, 2014 was successful. Preparation for the 2014-2105 school year is progressing. Schedules at both buildings are done. There are still a few staffing positions to fill.

Kingsland Elementary and Middle School Principal Chris Priebe is proposing to have three Kindergarten sections. The 4, 5, and 6 Grade teachers attended a four day Responsive Classroom Training. 3 and 4 year-old pre-school classes are full with a few openings in the afternoons in the four and five year old classes. PBIS teams will be meeting in August. Priebe thanked all of the PLC teams, staff members, community members, parents and board members for supporting early out Wednesdays which has been a huge asset to the district.

Business Manager Todd Lechtenberg discussed the May 2014 financial report. 87 percent of the revenue is in with 86 pe .....
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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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Kingsland board approves formation of Facilities Task Force

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland school board met on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the district conference room. All school board members were present as well as Superintendent McDonald. Consent agenda items approved included the board agenda, April 2014 bills, polic ..... 
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Kingsland early childhood programs

Fri, Apr 4th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

Kingsland School Age Child Care (SACC) Kingsland School Age Child Care (SACC) is the childcare program located on site in the elementary school in Spring Valley. This program serves students preschool through 5th grade 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost ..... 
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Information and opinions given at Kingsland community meeting

Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The community meeting and facilities discussion held at the Kingsland High School Cafeteria on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 was well attended with school board members, administration, Kingsland staff and residents reviewing a large amount of information ..... 
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Kingsland School District explores idea of additional bus route

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on March 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for its regular monthly meeting. All school board members were present. Consent agenda items approved included the board agenda, minute review of the February 19, 2014 meeting, March 2 ..... 
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Kingsland Schools receive petition, sets community meeting

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

With a petition in hand, Lynn Kidd, of Wykoff, Minn. addressed the Kingsland School Board and announced, “I have 230 signatures from people who walked into my office to sign this petition to recall the motion that was made to close the middle scho ..... 
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Kingsland discusses impact of snow days

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All members were present with the exception of Steve Tart. Superintendant John McDonald was also present. Following the Pledge of Allegi ..... 
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Kingsland Superintendent McDonald discusses proposed one site location

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

Over the past few years, Kingsland has been a school that has made leaps and bounds in the academic realm. It is now considered by many to be one of the most progressive and cutting edge schools in Minnesota, as well as a model for schools across t ..... 
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