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6 Kimball Tri-County News--Thursday, April 25, 1991 #739 UPDATE KIMBALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 405 HAZEL AVENUE E. GARY A. LAGERSTEDT, PRINCIPAL PH. 398-5425 Sixth grade musical Set aside next Monday evening, April 29, to see the sixth grade musical at Kimball Elementary, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the gym. There is no admission charge. The musical "Entertainment Then and Now" is under the direction of Mrs. Arlene Sands, elementary music instructor. The elementary band, directed by Mr. Keith Haake, will begin the evening with a selection of songs. MEEP leadership conference The Minnesota Educational Effectiveness Program (MEEP) leadership team at Kimball Elementary, comprised of fifth grade tacher Marilyn Wirth, third grade teacher Shari Flint, superintendent Kenneth HeRRing and myself, will be attending a three-day leadership conference this week. Among the topics the team will hear about are technology, outcome-based education and site-based management, as well as MEEP- Social studies corricalum The district's P.E.R. cycle calls for updating district-wide social studies curricula this year. A team of elementary staff members has been working last year and this year to identify new materials for use. The committee has examined new materials for use. The committee has examined new materials from several publishers and has narrowed their selection to two publishers. A final selection will be made shortly. After the committee makes a decision the P.E.R. committee will examine the materials and final approval will need to be obtained from the district's multi-cultural/gender fair/disabled sensitive screening committee to determine if .the new materials meet its standards. North Central Accreditation At its April meeting the board of education approved participation in the North Central accreditation process. The specific topics, process involves a self-study oONKEY00A0000 Sponsored by Kimball Community Education Wednesday May 8, 1991 7".30 p.m. Kimball Area High School Gym High School student / Adult advance ticket $4.00 Door $5.00 Elementary school advance ticket $3.00 Door $4.00 component, an in-school review of programs by a visiting team of educators from other Minnesota school districts and an in-school program improvement procedure More the district can claim to be a North Central accredited school. What does it mean to be an accredited school? It means that the district meets a set of nationally recognized standards for being an educationally effective school district. P.T.A. poster winners The Kimball Elementary P.T.A. recently sponsored a poster contest dealing with being drug-free. Police chief John Zwack judged the posters and selected the following winners: Craig Henneman, kindergarten; Andrew Klein, grade 2; Kathi Rosha, grade 3; and Jackie Serbus, grade 5. Each winner received a gift certificate for a free pizza from Swan's Cafe. A Kimball Elementary Thank You Kimball Elementary salutes P.T.A. president Ann Palm for her hard work and dedication to P.T.A. during her two-year term as P.T.A. president. Mrs. Jeanne Dirksen replaces Ann as president next year. Also very active in the P.T.A. is treasurer Helga Lauermann, who will stay on as treasurer again next year. Barb Pladson has agreed to be secretary again, also. The organization is still looking for a vice-president. The P.T.A. decided to again recruit members at the annual open house, scheduled for Wednesday evening, August 28. Sixth grade field trip The 62 Kimball Elementary sixth graders and their teachers are finalizing plans to participate in a three-day environmental education experience at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve near Hackensack, MN, May 15, 16 and 17. The students receive three days of intensive instruction in all facets of environmental education. The school received notice from the cooking staff at Deep Portage earlier this year that we will receive a $100 reduction in our bill this year because last year's sixth graders were one of five schools that won a "waste watchers" award for having the least amount of food waste at meal times. The extra money is appreciated. Several local service clubs have donated money to help finance the trip. Holy Cross Par/sh, Pearl lake SAUSAGE & Eaa BIBKFAST All You Can Eat! Sunday, Apr. 28 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Adults: $3.50 Children: $200 Preschoolers FREE Sponsored by Catholic Aid Society EVERYONE WEL COME! I(inde loedup The annual Kindergarten Roundup at Kimball Elementary is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7. Over 90 kindergarteners are expected to attend Kimball Elementary next fall. More information concerning Roundup will be printed in next week's Tri- County News. Every 18 days---about 20 times a year---our Galaxy gives birth to a new star. 6 Family Garage Sale Fri., April 26 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sat., April 27 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.  md #rW dms to size 6, boys" women's end moll'S dOliles,  seat, fabric, Home Interiors, Homemde crafts, Qddnet wifll dovlde link, 14 ft. P,toM fberCm boot, Milch Misc. 5 Miles North on Hwy. 15 to Delhvood Rd. 2  miles Kimball Chatter Donna and Bob Eau Claire, Wisconsin from Friday evening Sunday afternoon at the hor i Donna's mother, Margc Lin Gary and Doric Bennett Wyoming, MN visited Dingrnann Sunday. Jerry and Rose Hocft, Hocft, Kenny and Betty Hoeft were among the a surprise party in fifty-fifth birthday. ' Garage Sale Sat., Apr. 27 9a.m.- 3 p.m. Guns, Saddle & Bridle, Fishinll Equip., 1981 Reliant Statk Wogoo, 500 gal. Propane TonE, ' Pickup Box Trailers, 3 Toppers" sty, n & camper, Port. Germrator, Tools, 18" Chain Saw, All Size Clothes, Toys & Comes, Stroller/Boggy, Hand quilts, new & old, Quilt piec School Section Lake No. of IOmbd on gwy. IS0fll St., East to Ave., Mgkt oa 145fll jl, Fogow Zlm. Kimball, MN 398-3890 Second Annual Smelt Fry Saturday, April 2 7 12 Noon- 7 p.m. Menu: Potato Salad Baked Beans Bread and Butter All the smelt you can eat! Price: $3.00 MIMBACH SPECIAL SEED CORN Rounds ..................................... $18.9S Fiats ...................................... $19.9$ L ss, 90, 9s, i oo d,y ALFALFA SEED Norlond Brand ......... , ................... $65.00 Flemish Loffite ............................ $75.00 hal Certified Agate ........................... $81 .S0 beg Nitro .................................. $150.00 bell Timothy ................................. $24.$0 bag Alsike Clover ............................. $35.00 beg Orchard Gross ............................ $37.50 bell Brome Grass ............  ................ $37.50 bell Oats ..................................... $3.00 be. S0ybeons, Evens ............................ $8.85 be. Complete !jne of other seeds in stock MIMBACH ,,,-,.., 00FLEET SUPPLY '" ST. CLOUD. MN 56304, LOCATED OFF E.  23 NORI'H OF THE NONOA 140USE