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School Board Minutes for August
June 21, 2011
School board to add new kindergarten teacher
WORTHINGTON -- In an effort to keep an ideal class size, the District 518 Board of Education approved hiring a kindergarten teacher on Tuesday, bringing to the total number of sections from 10 to 11. "We have around 225 to 230 kids in kindergarten, but what's happening is that we...
June 21, 2011 - 9:41pm
May 25, 2011
District 3 school open on Thursdays
PIPESTONE -- District No. 3 one-room schoolhouse at L. H. Moore Park in Pipestone will be open to the public from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays through the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day). District No. 3, also known as the Farmer School, was originally located four and a half...
May 25, 2011 - 8:21pm
May 19, 2011
District 518's program ends with a Wellness Walk Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- Students notice when teachers model positive behavior, and that's why District 518 embarked on a new wellness program this year -- which will end with a Wellness Walk Wednesday. "We're promoting staff wellness in hopes that it will reflect on students," said Wendy...
May 19, 2011 - 9:10pm
May 17, 2011
School board approves salary increases for teachers
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 Board of Education approved salary increases for teachers and other positions Tuesday despite one board member's protest -- not over the amount, but over the method for determining the salary amount. "I feel it's not equitable," said Linden Olsen,...
May 17, 2011 - 9:23pm
May 10, 2011
Operations Committee discusses fund use for District 518
WORTHINGTON -- The Operations Committee decided Tuesday it will recommend upgrading facilities and purchasing new resources for District 518 at the May 17 Board of Education meeting. The committee considered a new gym floor at Worthington High School, a revamped parking lot for Prairie...
May 10, 2011 - 9:35pm
March 8, 2011
The impact of the alternative teaching license law on District 518
WORTHINGTON -- Upon signing the alternative teacher licensure bill into law on Tuesday, Gov. Dayton ignited an already concerned dialogue among educators across the state of Minnesota. The new law will be in effect for the 2011-2012 school year and will enable individuals who have...
March 8, 2011 - 10:00pm
March 4, 2011
Artistic week for District 518
WORTHINGTON -- Although reading, writing and arithmetic are fundamental skills, they can become mundane at times. In an effort to change the...
March 4, 2011 - 8:55pm
February 25, 2011
Students celebrate "I Love to Read" month
FULDA -- February is the month of love, and students at Fulda Elementary School expressed their love this month -- for reading. Elementary students across the U.S. devoted extra time to reading in celebration of national "I Love to Read" month. The celebration is a much anticipated...
February 25, 2011 - 2:41pm
February 23, 2011
Clarke hired as district's new coordinator of curriculum
WORTHINGTON -- Keeping up with the continual changes in education can be a daunting task, but for Katie Clarke, District 518's new coordinator of curriculum and instruction, the task at hand is both exciting and rewarding. "I will be working with the teachers and administrators...
February 23, 2011 - 6:52pm
February 8, 2011
Snow days piling up
WORTHINGTON -- If you're a kid, there's nothing quite as grand as having a snow day. But as snow banks continue to mount, snow days and late...
February 8, 2011 - 8:10pm
January 24, 2011
Commitment hearing continued for Hills man
LUVERNE -- Nicholas Shawn Klein, 38, of Hills, made an appearance in Rock County District Court Monday afternoon and admitted to the probable...
January 24, 2011 - 8:19pm
January 18, 2011
District 518 works on strategic plan
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 will begin developing a strategic plan to serve as an overview of where the district is heading and what its expectations...
January 18, 2011 - 8:14pm
January 4, 2011
District 518 board decides offices
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 Board of Education assigned its offices Tuesday for 2011. Brad Shaffer will be the chairman of the board, with Linden Olson as vice chairman. Lori Dudley will be clerk and Steve Schnieder will serve as treasurer. On the Instructional Committee will...
January 4, 2011 - 9:03pm
December 21, 2010
School levy reduced by $1 million
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 Board of Education voted 4-2 Tuesday to authorize a one-time levy reduction of approximately $1 million for next...
December 21, 2010 - 9:27pm
December 14, 2010
District 518 employees may get free event passes
WORTHINGTON -- Regular District 518 employees should be admitted to school events for free next fall, the District 518 Board of Education's Operations...
December 14, 2010 - 8:57pm