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Thursday, March 24, 2011 News • Kimball MN Legal Notice month with Band receiving a State REGULAR MEETING Superior and Choir receiving State UNOFFICIAL MINUTES Excellent at contest, the wrestling BOARD OF EDUCATION team taking consolation at the MARCH 16, 2011 state tournament with an addi- IND. SCHOOL DISTRICT739 tional eight individual entrants KIMBALL, MN and several of them placing. Both The meeting was called to boys' and girls' basketball teams order by Helgeson at 6:01 pm; all moved into playoffs this year, members present. The Pledge of the speech team took conference Allegiance was said by all in atten- champion at their meet on Mon- dance, day the 14th for the first time since Zipoy/Dockery approved the . 1997, with five individual confer- agenda as amended. MC ence champs as well. Knowledge Carol Newman and Mary John- Bowl participated in the Regional son, representing the local His- competition today and FFA was torical Society were present to very successful at the state profi- share with tile board their plans ciency review last Friday. for an All-School Reunion to coin-- Mr. Houseman reported on the cide with Kimball Days activities bullying presentation that by the on August 11, 2012. Senior Class CLIMB Theatre. A thank-you to President Abigail Konz and Sec- Marsha Muhlum for painting the retary Kayla Myers presented to mural in the entry at the elemen- the board a letter requesting that tary school. Kindergarten Round- the senior class be excused from Up was held on March 10th with 41 attending classes on the final potential Kindergartenstudentsin three days before graduation on attendance.TheFFAmemberswill June 2nd. Dude Klein was pres- travel to the elementary tomorrow ent to express her sincere thank (the 17th) and speak about tractor you and gratitude to the school safety. board and the administrators on Mr. Widvey reported on the the great job that they are doing senior class grounds clean-up day for the Kimball District. A number scheduled for April 12th. NWEA of parents were present to express testing is finishing up. The month their concern for the future of the of March, as well as the entire year football program at Kimball High has been very busy with a lot going School. on. As always, should anyone be Celebrations and Successes interested in what is happening included the careers of both Dude at the high school on a day-to-day Klein and Paulette Hauge. March basis - stop by, and we'll give you has been an extremely busy a tour and show you what's hap- lie ell t 1 IS our 14311 55TM St NW Annandaie~ MN 20+Years :in Well and Pump Service fall "Rollie" 320-274-3856 Ce11320-980-1212 Boilding Site Prep. ° Demolition o Basements Additions ,, Fill & Black Dirt ,, Septic Systems, New or Repair Larry 320.980.3556 Kevin 320.980.3558 Kurt 320.980.6499 State certified Free estimates a ! pening. $1500 toward track equipment, Schreiner brought up several i Mr. Tritabaugh reviewed $1000 toward strengthening concerns byparents in regards to l upcoming meetings: March 28th- equipment the band trip that is scheduled for Regional SEE, April 15th - a Gen- Accept donation of $739 fromMarch 23 - 27. Zipoy/Schreiner eral SEE meeting, April 20th- Ben- PIE toward the Climb Theatre Bul- approved the band trip for March ton-Steams Education District lying presentation 23- 27th. MC and the next regular board meet- Accept donation of $500 fromStenger commented that he ing at 6:30 in the evening. We move Wrestling Boosters toward the had been contacted by a local ven- '~ back to 6:30 meetings in April. football program dor regarding T-shirts being pur- The Superintendent has The treasurer's report was chased through vendors from out- received a letter from Education reviewed and discussed, side the district without the abil- Minnesota - Kimball providing Stenger/Gagnon approved ity for local vendors to bid or pro- their official Notice of Desire to reinvestment of a CD for $150,000 vide a price. It was suggested that negotiate the next teacher con- at Orrstown Bank, Shippens- perhaps the local vendors should tract. Also received from EM-K burg, PA, at.6 percent for one year, put together a flier indicating their was proposed language for a maturing3/13/12. MC contact information and inter- r Memorandum of Understanding Zipoy/Schreiner with much est in being contacted so that all for Retirement Incentive. appreciation and gratitude for her coaches could be provided with Gagnon/Schreiner authorized service, accepted resignation for this information prior to their Mr. Holmseth to submit the Inte- thepurposeofretirementreceived activities starting. It was also gration document to MDE for from Dorothy (Dode) Klein, effec- suggested that the district move approval for 2011-2012. MC tive May 31, 2011. MC toward the same idea in using Committee reports included Dockery/Gagnon accepted res-local businesses for the conces- See - Mr. Tritabaugh, Health & ignation for the purpose of retire- sion stands. Safety - Stenger, Stearns County ment received from Paulette A question was asked where the Family Services Collabora- Hauge, effective May 31, 2011, with town marquee item is at. There is tire - Helgeson, Meet & Confer - thanks and appreciation for her another Kimball Cares meeting Gagnon, Board Training - Helge- manyyears of service. MC coming up. The cost is estimated son. Helgeson also commented on Zipoy/Schreiner approved ter- at about $40,000. It is still in pro- the Activities Committee meeting, mination of Iolene Stang, elemen- cess Zipoy/Dockery approved tary paraprofessional, effective Gagnon/Stenger adjourned at the listed bills in the amount of February24, 2011. MC 7:50p.m. $817,546.55, of which $652,526.25 Dockery/Schreiner approved ]ody Gagnon, Clerk is a bond payment. MC the hiring of Penny Blanchard (This is a summary of the min- i Gagnon/Schreiner approved at Category II, Step 5 of the non- utes of the School Board. To obtain ! the consent agenda. MC The con- licensed agreement as elementary a full copy of the official minutes,i sent agenda included: paraprofessional, effective March contact the District Office at 398- Approve minutes of February 16, 2011. MC 5585, or check the District website 16, 2011 Board Meeting Schreiner/Dockery approved at Accept donation of $2500 from District Calendar for 2011-2012 as Published in the Tri-County i Kimball Sports Booster Club- presented. MC News Thursday, March 24, 2011. i i 7' • Master Licensed • Insured • Bonded • Residential, Commercial • Remodel &, New Construction rbur Hometown 24 Hour Service 320-224-2788 i i 320-224-3216 • Watkins • New Home Construction e-mail: • Additions • Remodelim • Sheds • Sidim • Decks • & More ... -Fuel ......... -Motor 0il ..... ..... KIMBALL CHIROPRACTIC .Massage Plumbing- Heating Don't live GIVE ME , Sewer Cleaning Back Hoe Digging Spinal mlmb with pain.,.A 0111 Portable Toilets Call TODAY! 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