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December 21, 2016
District 518 board sets levy; discusses action plan
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education met for the final time in 2016 on Tuesday, where they certified the district’s 2017 levy at $4,849,257 — a 6.9 percent decrease from the current year. The board and staff then spent a considerable amount of time discussing the...
December 21, 2016 - 7:15am
September 3, 2016
Column:It’s important for residents to realize school district’s needs
WORTHINGTON -- The bond election is only a few months away with public meetings scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the High School band room. These meetings will provide residents of District 518 the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the master...
September 3, 2016 - 12:59pm
August 23, 2016
Jackson County schools to make levy decision Nov. 8
JACKSON -- In a unanimous vote during its Monday night meeting, the Jackson County Central School Board voted to place two questions on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking an extension and increase of the district’s levy. The 10-year levy approved by voters in the district in 2007 ends...
August 23, 2016 - 9:05pm
August 9, 2016
'Support Our Schools' meeting is tonight
WORTHINGTON -- A meeting of the “Support Our Schools” group supporting the District 518 referendum will take place at 5:30 p.m. today in the Worthington High School cafeteria. The group will gather to move its effort forward and invites others to get involved in promoting the...
August 9, 2016 - 9:10pm
Editorial: School district needs cooperation in St. Paul
As the “Support Our Schools” group prepares to meet this evening for a second time, we’re hopeful that some important people in St. Paul are also getting ready to show Worthington schools some support of their own. District 518 is asking voters to consider a $79 million referendum...
August 9, 2016 - 8:42pm
July 27, 2016
'Support our Schools' effort gets under way
WORTHINGTON -- More than 20 people gathered Wednesday evening at the Worthington High School cafeteria for the first meeting of the 2016 Support our Schools Community Support Committee. The meeting was billed as an informational and organizational meeting designed to get people...
July 27, 2016 - 10:02pm
July 25, 2016
Editorial: Time to support our schools
Election day is a little more than three months away, and there’s plenty of work to be done if supporters of the District 518 school building bond referendum want to see that measure passed. That work, in essence, begins Wednesday, when a “Support our Schools” meeting takes...
July 25, 2016 - 9:29pm
July 19, 2016
ISD 518 board adopts resolution for November referendum
WORTHINGTON -- It’s official. The seven members of District 518’s board of education voted unanimously at Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting to approve a resolution that will be placed on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election. Voters in District 518 will be asked...
July 19, 2016 - 9:30pm
“Support our Schools” organizational meeting set for 5:30 p.m. July 27
WORTHINGTON – All interested citizens are invited to attend an initial organizational meeting for the “Support our Schools” effort, which will aim to help educate -- and promote to the public -- the District 518 school building bond referendum. The meeting will take place...
July 19, 2016 - 9:27pm
July 11, 2016
Column: Detailing the District 518 final master plan
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 school board held a meeting last week to address the final master plan for the district that will be the overall presentation for the November election. A great deal of input has been gathered through a variety of meetings and personal conversation...
July 11, 2016 - 9:15pm
June 22, 2016
Community input: Residents, officials discuss updated proposal for District 518 referendum
WORTHINGTON -- A sparse crowd gathered in the Worthington High School band room Tuesday evening for the second public discussion on the upcoming District 518 referendum. Superintendent John Landgaard opened with an updated site proposal that takes into account suggestions made...
June 22, 2016 - 9:08am
June 8, 2016
District 518 plans ahead, hosts input meeting
WORTHINGTON — School board members met with dozens of concerned residents Wednesday night to discuss desired developments on a 157-acre property...
June 8, 2016 - 11:11pm
June 7, 2016
School district input meeting is tonight
WORTHINGTON — The overall master plan for the facilities proposed on District 518’s new property will be presented during a public input meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Worthington High School band room. District officials released a site plan last week for the 157-acre property...
June 7, 2016 - 9:58pm
Editorial: Make your voice heard on school plan
The first public input session on plans for the new District 518 property will take place at 7 p.m. today inside the band room at Worthington High School. We urge attendance at either this forum or another on June 21. Late last month, the school district released a site plan for the...
June 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
May 27, 2016
Here's the plan: District 518 releases site map for new property
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 officials have released a site plan for the 157-acre property purchased by the district...
May 27, 2016 - 10:09pm