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Kingsland prepares for 2013-14 school year


Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Wykoff 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 of the July 19, 2013 meeting, August 2013 bills, Policy Review and Policy Adoption.

In Public Thank You and Recognition Superintendent McDonald stated that the Building and Grounds Crew have been working tirelessly in many areas of the school in order to be ready for the beginning of the school year. McDonald commended the maintenance staff for all of their hard work.

Finance/Facilities Committee met and discussed the yearly tax information, discussed the possibility of purchasing a new car and van along with new tires for vans. The committee also talked about the sound system. The mayor of Wykoff, Minn. has contacted Kingsland about the possible purchase of the tennis courts in Wykoff. This topic must be looked into before any decision is made. Facility planning options were also a topic of discussion for the Finance/Facilities Committee.

Curriculum/Personnel Committee met on August 12, 2013. Many issues were discussed including hires and resignations and updates were reviewed for school readiness and building facilities.

Policy/PR reported having met on July 23, 2013 and discussed first and second readings and academic eligibility policy. The committee was given presentations photography companies including Lifetouch. The decision was made to stay with Lifetouch which offers online ordering and quick turn-around time.

Changes in the handbook were discussed as well as plans to update the Kingsland website. The committee also talked about enrollment at Kingsland.

In the Business Manager’s Report the school board was shown a budget overview with any questions being answered by Todd Lechtenberg.

Principal Hecimovich reported that several members of the class of 1973 were given a tour of the school which they enjoyed. Hecimovich also reported on PLTW, CIS, and RUR. Ramp Up to Readiness has a few changes this year in the curriculum. Application for MDE is due on September 1, 2013. Fall sports will be underway with the first games beginning soon.

Elementary Principal Christopher Priebe reported that elementary teachers received two days of training in Mankato , Minn. on August 8 .....
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Facing Wykoff Photo Exhibit Opening September 1

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Arts & Culture

The Wykoff Fall Fest Committee, the Wykoff Historical Society and the Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative invite the public to attend the Facing Wykoff opening reception and exhibit “unveiling” on Sept. 1 from 2-4p.m. in the Wykoff Community Center a ..... 
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Sheriff Jensen visits Wykoff to propose new agreement

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Government

The Wykoff City Council heard from Sheriff Jensen at their August 12 meeting. The Sheriff addressed the council with a need for a new Law Enforcement Agreement that would be updated and contain the proper civil liability language. The current contra ..... 
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“Love is Love” for Wykoff newlyweds

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Features

August 1, 2013 brought a very special couple together in marriage. Every wedding day is special, as was this one, but the day was special for more than only the couple being married. It was a special day because it was the first day that this coupl ..... 
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“Love is Love” for Wykoff newlyweds

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Features

August 1, 2013 brought a very special couple together in marriage. Every wedding day is special, as was this one, but the day was special for more than only the couple being married. It was a special day because it was the first day that this coupl ..... 
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City of Wykoff bids

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Legals

City of Wykoff bids City of Wykoff is accepting bids for 217 N. Gold Street., PO Box 218, Wykoff, MN 55990. Separate sealed bids for the construction of the demolition of existing trickling filter wastewater treatment equipment and installation of ..... 
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Wykoff Fall Fest to Hold Talent Show

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Arts & Culture

The Wykoff Fall Fest Committee invites area residents to register for the Fall Fest Talent Show to be held on the evenings of Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, during the 2013 Fall Fest celebration. The show is not a contest; all act ..... 
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Engagement - Petrich ~ Bartelt

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Social Scenes

Amy Petrich and Holli Bartelt, both of Wykoff, Minn., are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Amy is the daughter of Jim and Diane Petrich of Wykoff. She is currently employed as a baker at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rocheste ..... 
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There will be Drama at Kingsland

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff 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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