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Kingsland presented with Patriot Award


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

Kingsland School Board member Doug Plaehn receives the Patriot Award from Norm Hecimovich and nominator Jim Hecimovich. Photo by Barb Jeffers

By Barb Jeffers

The Kingsland School Board held their monthly meeting on April 15, 2013 in the Kingsland conference room. All members were present with the exception of Troy Asher. Also present was Superintendent McDonald.

In the first order of business consent agenda items were approved including April 2013 bills and policy adoption.

In public thank you and recognition, military veteran Norm Hecimovich was honored to present two Patriot Awards at the school board meeting. One Patriot Award was presented to Superintendent McDonald and the other was presented to the school board. Each board member and Superintendent McDonald also received a pin. Norm is the father of High School Principal Jim Hecimovich who has been active in the military and expressed the Kingsland schools support he has received when he has been called to duty. The Patriot Award comes from the Department of Defense and recognizes employers for the support they provide to the nominator.

Superintendent McDonald recognized the Robotics Team saying the entire school is “very proud of them” adding the group did “extremely well” and are looking forward to next year. Mr. McDonald congratulated the coaches, mentors, sponsors, and the kids.

Kingsland School has been given a School Finance Award. Kingsland has received this award several years in a row which is impressive. A thank you was given to the sponsors for the full page of Kingsland news in the Fillmore County Journal. These sponsors included Essig Agency, Greg Davids, First State Bank, and Sunshine Foods. An additional thank you was given to Cindy Gallea, a competitor in this year’s Iditarod, who gave a presentation to the Fifth graders.

The FFA report included news that 20 members will be attending the Region 8 banquet on May 5 and 33 people (10 teams) will be attending the State Convention on April 28. Finance/Facilities Committee met on April 3. One item of discussion was the sign fund. Curriculum/Personnel Committee met on April 8. Kindergarten round-up was held April 16. Teacher evaluations are finishing up. Policy/PR Committee met March 27. Policies for second reading were reviewed and the committee also viewed and discussed the Kingsland ad in the Fillmore County Journal.

The Business Manager report included an update on the budget and a review of the preliminary 2013-14 budget. 3.5 million of the 6 million dollar budget is .....
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Full agenda for Kingsland School Board

Fri, Dec 21st, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Education

Kingsland School Board met on December 17, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. with a full agenda of items. All School Board members were present with the exception of Steve Tart. Also present was Superintendent McDonald. All consent agenda items were approve ..... 
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Kingsland School Board receives National Certification

Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers Kingsland School Board held its regular school board meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was held in the Kingsland school cafeteria, as a larger crowd than normal was expected to attend. Following the reg ..... 
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Kingsland School Board receives National Certification

Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers Kingsland School Board held its regular school board meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was held in the Kingsland school cafeteria, as a larger crowd than normal was expected to attend. Following the reg ..... 
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Kingsland Schools to receive Project Lead the Way national certification

Fri, Nov 16th, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Education

Kingsland Public School will receive national certification for their Project Lead The Way Engineering and Biomedical Programs. Kingsland Middle School/Junior High will receive national recognition for the Gateway To Technology (GTT) Program it has ..... 
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Kingsland happy with the start of new school year

Fri, Sep 21st, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers Kingsland School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Superintendent McDonald was present. All School Board members were present except Steve Tart. Consent agenda items were reviewed and accepte ..... 
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