Elk River Area School Board
(Editor’s note: The following emails from District 728 constituents were read into the record before Monday’s night’s final discussion and decision to move ahead with implementation of an All Day Every Day K program. Names of the individuals were not included.) I am reading the School Board mi...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A majority of the Elk River Area School Board remains committed to rolling out an all day everyday kindergarten program by next fall, even though it will increase the amount of budget cutting and deficit spending they do in the coming school year. School Board Chair Jolene Jorgen...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor After further review, the Elk River Area School Board has authorized the administration to advertise for bids for the Parker Elementary School remodeling project. District 728 administrators paused last week after news of a declining birth rate in the Elk River Area School Distri...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Members of the Elk River Area School Board haven’t given up on what they considered the most attractive component to the failed Nov. 6 operating levy. They have asked the District 728 administration to continue working on a full blown all day, everyday kindergarten option, and ...Read More
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As a member of the ISD 728 School Board I voted yes to present two levy questions to voters this Nov. 6. The first question requests a renewal of an expiring 10-year levy. The second question addresses a new 10-year levy. Voters deserve to know how their taxes will be invested in ISD 728, so [...]...Read More
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The Elk River Area School Board approved Monday night refunding approximately $34 million in capital appreciation bonds, which is expected to save taxpayers approximately $4 million in interest over the lifetime of the bonds. Refunding, which is similar to refinancing a traditional loan, will allow ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District’s operating levy renewal and a second question to add all-day everyday kindergarten, among other things, got a show of support this past Saturday at a candidates forum. Four of the six candidates running for three open seats on the Elk River A...Read More
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An ad-hoc committee of the Elk River Area School Board has scheduled two community conversations to gather information on the support of new performing arts/auditoriums at Rogers and Zimmerman high schools. The community conversations and initiatives will be volunteer driven and are not associated w...Read More
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An ad-hoc committee of the Elk River Area School Board has scheduled two community conversations for the purpose of gathering information on the support of new performing arts/auditoriums at Rogers and Zimmerman high schools. The community conversations and initiatives will be volunteer-driven and a...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board approved its plans for an operating levy renewal and a second levy question at a regular meeting Monday at Westwood Elementary School in Zimmerman. The first question will ask voters to renew a $386 per student annual operating levy that is schedul...Read More
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