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October 31, 2016
Letter: Careful consideration led to solution for district’s rapid growth
By Stephen Schnieder, Worthington All the students from Murray County Central in Slayton and about half of the students from Fulda will be arriving soon to attend school in Worthington. Well, not their students exactly, but the equivalent amount of students -- over 800. This was...
October 31, 2016 - 8:48pm
October 30, 2016
Annual marching band indoor concert set for Friday at 7:30 p.m.
WORTHINGTON -- Light rain and gray skies couldn’t dampen the “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band’s last competitive appearance...
October 30, 2016 - 10:07pm
Column: State, federal mandates have brought great changes in education
WORTHINGTON -- Education is constantly changing with new responsibilities that have been added from the federal and state levels based on perceptions that educational needs are not being met by families and society. So, what is different in education compared to 50 years ago, based...
October 30, 2016 - 8:19pm
October 28, 2016
Column: School board addresses common referendum questions
By District 518 Board of Education Steve Schnieder, Lori Dudley, Brad Shaffer, Joel Lorenz, Ann Mills, Linden Olson, Scott Rosenberg We, members of the District 518 school board, are writing to answer some of the most asked questions about the upcoming referendum. Why do we need...
October 28, 2016 - 10:01pm
Column: Veterans Day to be observed in District 518
By Cory Van Briesen, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- Veterans Day is an official United States federal holiday that is observed annually on Nov. 11, honoring people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces (also known as veterans). It is a day when citizens of our nation stop and think...
October 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
October 27, 2016
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
By Maria Thier, Worthington As I drive throughout the community and see all of the political signage landscaping the yards, I am compelled once again to sit down and take a moment to reflect on it from a view of an advocate for public education. You are not going to get statistics...
October 27, 2016 - 10:21pm
October 26, 2016
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
By Angie Van Briesen, Worthington I write this to you from the perspective of a mother, a former middle school teacher, a registered nurse and as someone who grew up on a farm (and whose family still farms today). I have worked in this community as a nurse for nine years. Four years...
October 26, 2016 - 10:39pm
October 25, 2016
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
By Gail Kingery, Reading We have a big vote coming up in November pertaining to District 518 schools. I attended one of the informational meetings and was greeted by many concerns about the elaborate expense of this new project. Many of the questions asked were not answered. We...
October 25, 2016 - 10:57pm
October 24, 2016
Letter: Supporting facilities bond referendum is an investment in our community
By Sherry Gaalswyk, Worthington As a new member of the Worthington community and a proud parent of a student at Prairie Elementary, I am writing in support of the proposed referendum. I have been impressed with the teachers, staff, and administrators of District 518. They are the...
October 24, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 23, 2016
Letter: Let's not throw stones at each other over referendum
By Jason Turner, Worthington Multiple Informational meetings were held regarding the referendum to educate all voters and interested parties. The facts were clearly laid out as to why: Back in the ’70s and ’80s, the facilities were able to accommodate larger enrollments than...
October 23, 2016 - 8:47pm
October 21, 2016
Column: Using assistive technology to overcome barriers
By Deb Stoll, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- Here are a few questions for you. Do you wear glasses? Use closed captioning on your TV? Have a hearing aid? Use a cane? Own a disability sticker for parking? Increase the font size on your device? Use a remote controller in your home? ...
October 21, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 20, 2016
Column: Become educated on referendum facts
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington School District is diligently preparing for the future. At District 518, we strive to provide facilities that aid in the learning, comfort and usability for all students. We desire to support the success of our students at all times. One of the ways...
October 20, 2016 - 10:08pm
October 19, 2016
Letter: With referendum, let's focus on the facts
By Jenny Andersen-Martinez, Worthington In the past few weeks, the upcoming bond referendum has become a big topic in our community. I greatly respect people’s right to an opinion, and their right to cast a vote. But we all should make our decision based on the facts. All indications...
October 19, 2016 - 10:13pm
Column: Enrollment changes at Prairie have major impact
By Heidi Meyer, Principal, Prairie Elementary I would like to take an opportunity to share a bit about how the enrollment growth has affected the students at Prairie Elementary School. For those who weren’t able to attend our open house in recent weeks, this provides a snapshot...
October 19, 2016 - 10:11pm
October 18, 2016
District looking ahead in event of ‘no’ vote
WORTHINGTON -- Possible measures that could be undertaken should the upcoming bond referendum fail to pass were discussed by the District 518 Board of Education during its Tuesday meeting, District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard presented scenarios the board will likely need...
October 18, 2016 - 10:06pm