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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 Allegiance the school board approved consent agenda items including board agenda, minute review of the December 16, 2013 and January 8, 2014 meetings, January 2014 bills, policy review, and policy adoption.

In Public Thank You and Recognition Land O’ Lakes was recognized for a volunteer grant in the amount of $2,000 and BP Amoco for a donation in the amount of $2,150 towards the softball program. Also recognized was the Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) in the amount of $18,551, with special thanks to Ag instructor Kristal Brogan for working towards the grant, which will be used to start a food chemistry class at Kingsland next year. Superintendent McDonald also recognized Deb Amundrud, KES paraprofessional, for over 14 years of service.

Although there was a larger than normal public attendance at the Kingsland School Board meeting on January 22, 2014, there were no public comments. There were also no student reports.

In Spotlight on Education assessments have been developed which have shown benefits in teaching students. Students have been given three part MTA tests giving examples of performance in math and science. Kingsland PLC members explained what they have accomplished this school year and discussed their Math Club and I Can Statements.

The Finance/Facilities Committee met on January 8, 2014. Discussion included how the school buildings are holding up during the cold weather, the one day closing of Minnesota schools by Governor Dayton, and schoolfinance.com.

Curriculum/Personnel met on January 13, 2014. A discussion was held on the position of secretary and lane change. Also discussed was Deb Amundrud and her many years of service, resignations, and the My Foundation program. The committee also talked about the weather day at Kingsland.

The Policy/PR Committee met on December 18, 2013 and reviewed the first and second readings of policy review, social media and the Kingsland website, and the staff parking policy.

Principal Hecimovich stated that semester finals are almost complete, NWEA winter assessments have begun with information being sent out to parents on Blackboard .....
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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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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 exceptio ..... 
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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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