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Kingsland School Board performs double duty


Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room for a Truth in Taxation meeting followed by a regular school board meeting at 6:45 p.m. All school board members were present with the exception of Gwen Howard. Superintendent McDonald was also present.

The Truth in Taxation meeting involved discussing the proposed tax levy. The school board approved the proposed tax levy in the amount of 1,912,401.87. Meeting adjourned.

The regular meeting was then called to order followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Consent agenda items were approved including Minute Review of the November 18, 2013 meeting, December 2013 bills, Principal/Stockdale contracts, Art Club Guidelines, Policy Review, and Policy Adoption.

In Public Thank You and Recognition school board member Deb Larson was recognized for receiving the Director’s Award from the Minnesota School Board Association for completing 100 or more hours of service. A Thank You was given to the SMF Mutual Insurance Company for Grant money donated. The Osterud Foundation was recognized for a grant in the amount of $1,500. $2,372 was received to help fund the PLTW Elementary Pilot Grant and a $10,000 installment has been received, which concludes the $65,000 PLTW Grant.

There were no public comments. In student reports, representatives from the FFA reported that there have been several events lately including participating in the U of M contest. FFA fruit sales were successful.

In Spotlight on Education, the second grade teachers explained to the school board that they have been working on common assessments. The teachers then demonstrated a program they have been using with the kids by having each school board member take a math test on iPads.

Finance/Facilities met December 12, 2013 and had a discussion with Custom Alarm, looked at facility software, discussed LeRoy declining to form a football cooperative, and received an update from the business manager.

Curriculum/Personnel met on December 12, 2013. The contract for the head custodian is almost done. Mr. Priebe gave an update on position openings. The special education director spoke about the need for a paraprofessional. A bus driver position will be posted as well as an Art Club advisor. Superintendent McDonald spoke to the committee about the My Foundations program.

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Kingsland Schools hear concerns, transfers property

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All school board members were present in addition to Superintendent McDonald. Consent agenda items approved included the board agenda, mi ..... 
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Kingsland approves high academic rigor open campus program

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on October 21, 2013 in the Kingsland Conference Room at 6:30 p.m. All school board members were present as well as Superintendent McDonald. Following the Pledge of Allegiance consent agenda items were approved. These ..... 
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Kingsland School receives gift of Stars & Stripes

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All Sschool board members were present as well as Superintendent McDonald. Consent agenda items were approved. In Public Recognition and Than ..... 
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State Commissioner of Education visits Kingsland

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers Kingsland Schools received a very special visitor on Monday, September 9 when Minnesota State Commissioner of Education, Brenda Cassellius, stopped by to tour the middle school and high school. Ms. Cassellius first toured the mid ..... 
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Kingsland prepares for 2013-14 school year

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, August 19, 2013 in the Kingsland Conference Room. All school board members were present along with Superintendent McDonald. Consent Agenda Items were approved including the minutes review ..... 
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There will be Drama at Kingsland

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers The Kingsland School Board met July 15, 2013 in the conference room at Kingsland High School. All board members were present with the exception of Steve Tart and Deb Larson. Also present was Superintendent McDonald. Minutes of t ..... 
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Kingsland School Board wraps up 2012-13 and looks forward to 2013-14

Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, June 17, at 6:30pm in the Kingsland Conference Room. Members present: Doug Plaehn, Deb Larson, Kristin Beck, Steve Tart, and Gwen Howard. Absent: Troy Asher. Also present was Superinten ..... 
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Kingsland School Board recognizes retirees

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All School Board members were present in addition to Superintendent John McDonald. Consent Agenda items were approved which included the revie ..... 
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