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INEL TRIBUNE Public l',lotic e s Wednesday, March 24, 2004 Page 11 Westbrook alnut Grove n t School ct #2898 Board Meeting 17,2004 westbrook Walnut zd of Education held meeting in Walnut LID p.m. present were , Kleven. Knakmuhs, Maas, Helmer and Also present were Prin. Richards, 1, Jane Hass, Russell .co Theisen Jeanne Bitker, Phil I,ers and Tom L called the meeting Schmidt seconded approve the min- -y 20. 2004 itrd meeting, Motion by Kleven seconded Imuhs to approve the d agenda. Motion car- by Maas seconded by approve the claims " )n carried. elsey reported on -a'tOS, Woelber discussed 9mmittee meetings: !, 5-6; Tech committee staff 3-5.4-2 and 5- Oelber reported on project and Willmar ilding and grounds e and custodial staff a building walk spring. Laraway )ect a water/ice at the WB gym. ill be considered on e.of the gym. net buses passed I!. d service program in the black this i I board member day at I capitol is later this anyone interested. !mentary meeting location will tSed at6 p.m. before ! board meeting in ,q will have a bosses t. March 29 in and March 30 in i Grove. Any' direct and bus drivers are WOelber noted the :lership retreat for rs is April 19- ltffter agreement for was signed. t Snow makeup day is atUlations to Kendra ay, Sell, Rent in the assified ads 00rltinel ribune i 274-6136 0-410-1859  & R.V. el)air Alignment Installed One of the South- t modern body lh separate paint- I. all makes - LASSE l & Service Ibrook, MN. "274-6166 Christians and Cedar Yang for competing in the regional spelling bee in Redwood Falls. The 6th grade will travel to St. Paul for their class trip. Prin. Olson noted that Fulda staff members visited to observe our 6th graders in a middle school setting. Our para-professionals will attend training in Marshall. Mr. Bitker reported 25 stu- dents competed in the regional science fair with six moving on to state competition. Mrs. Kuehl will be directing the middle school play. The monthly middle school newsletter was noted. Parent teacher conferences will be held March 8 and March 23 in Walnut Grove. Some of the elementary stu- dents made valentines for our troops over seas. Prin Olson noted 3rd and fifth grade MCA testing will take place March 9, 10, 16 and 17. There will be a fetal alcohol seminar April 21 in Walnut Grove. Spring practice for spring sports starts March 15 and 22. There is a new MSHSL rule prohibiting cell phones in lock- er rooms. The WWG school district conducted it's second reading of Policy #532. "Use of peace officers and crises teams to remove students with IEP's from school grounds." Motion by Helmer seconded by Knakmuhs to approve the contracts for Prin. Richards and Prin. Olson for the 2003-2004 and 20()4 -2005 school years. Motion carried. Bruce Jorgenson introduced the following resolution and moved irs adoption: RESOLUTION FOR NON- RENEWAL OF THE CON- TRACT OF JESSICA JENSEN DUE TO CLASS SIZE REDUCTION Kerry Knakmuhs seconded the motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution and upon vote being taken thereon the following voted infavor there- of: Kleven, Knakmuhs. Schmidt. Helmer, Maas. Jorgenson and Kronback And against the same: none Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopt- ed. Prin Richards noted the one act play moved on to regionals in Redwood Falls. Thirteen stu- dents attended the state festival. James Rupp is a page for his aunt in the Minnesota House. Prin Richards discussed a grading policy drafted by a committee of staff members. There will be a PER meeting February 19 in Walnut Grove. The NWEA assessment is ready for step two. CPT will be held Februar T 27 in Walnut Grove. Congratulations to the FLA at Regions. Eighteen students will now move on to state com- petition. This week is National FFA Week. The high school speech team has twelve members. April 6 high school students will travel to the Guthrie Theater for Romeo and Juliet. Leo Theisen gave an athletic report on win- ter activities. More time will be taken regarding scheduling conflicts. Winter weather also complicates scheduling as well. Cedar Mountain will join our football conference in 2005. The assistant volleyball coaching position is vacant for next year. The schedule for fees will also be reviewed for next year. Motion by Knakmuhs sec- onded by Schmidt to approve a golf agreement with MCC regarding a student. Motion carried. The student handbook was discussed. A SW Service Coop report was given by Maas. Supt. Woelber presented the revised budget for the 2003- 20(14 school year. Community ed levy authority has been reduced. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Kleven to approve the 2003- 20(14 revised budget for Ind. District #2898. Motion carded. Phil Goetstouwers discussed soccer fund raisers and the pro- gram. The board supported the propod fund raisers. Supt. Woelber noted a pre- liminary 2004-2005 school cal- endar will be presented at the March meeting. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Helmer to adjourn. Motion carried. lespect fully submitted Bruce Jorgenson. clerk Piano students compete in State Contest Piano students from the Music Studio of Carol Mattison who participated in the State Piano contest at Bethel College in Arden Hills on March 13 and 14th included: Christy Olson, daughter of Paul and Karen Olson of Heron Lake, Hanna Olson, daughter of Andrew and Nordis Olson of Heron Lake and John Andert, son of Richard and Ardis Andert of Slayton. John Andert, in the Senior B class, and Hanna Olson in the Intermediate A class were selected to perform in the honors concert at Northrup Auditorium on Saturday, June 5th. Other students who par- ticipated in the Southwest MN District Contest in Marshall on Saturday, January 31 st, included Aubrey Willhite, Spencer Knott, Steven and Rodney Pfarr and Diana Olson. Tasha Nelson, daughter of Steve and Jan Nelson, of Westbrook, performed in the regional organ competition of the MN Federation of Music "reachers at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Marshall on January 17th. Students receiving their 3rd Gold Cup, for accumu- lating 45 points in piano solo after their performance in the MN Federation of Music Teachers Festival on March 6th and 7th were: Mariah Bierl and Hanna Olson. Students receiving their 2nd Gold Cup for accumulating 30 points were: John Andert, Julie Dietz. Thea and Cory Engen. Students receiving their 1st Gold Cup for accumulat- ing 15 points were: Spencer Batalden, Michelle Dietz for fiddling, Chelsie Gransee for Piano Duet, Katelynn Halter, Mariah Miller. Christy Olson received a certificate for 8 consecutive superior ratings, Chelsie Gransee and Cassondra Hubin for 7 consecutive superior ratings, ,John Andert, Julie Dietz, Cory and Thea Engen for 6 con- secutive superior ratings and Britta Engen, Spencer Knott, Sheela Riley and Ashton Scarset for 5 consec- utive superior ratings. Students receiving Superior ratings in 2004 were: John Andert, Spencer Batalden, Mariah Bierl, Timothy Dalsgaard, Joel and Tegan Derickson, Julie Dietz, Michelle Dietz for Violin Solo and Fiddle Solo, Britta Carter, Casey, Cory and Thea Engen, Micaela Grams, Chelsie Gransee, solo and duet, Katelynn Halter, Cassondra Hubin, Abigail and Spencer Knott, Lance and Savahnah Mattison, Mariah Miller, Christy and Hanna Olson, Clay Peterson, Rodney and Steven Pfarr, Sheela Riley, Matthew Runck, Ashton Scarset and Aubrey Willhite. Students receiving Excellent ratings in 2004 were Nicholaus and Tyler Derickson, Michelle Dietz, Taylor Elzenga, Fern Engen, Lindsey Grams, Maison Miller, Diana Olson and Eric, Jens and Michael Stangeland. College news Joanna Kopperud in "Icehouse Madrigals Joanna Kopperud, the daughter of Gordon and Sheryl Kopperud of Westbrook, MN, will be par- ticipating in the production of "Icehouse Madrigals (A Norseman's Renaissance)" at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. Performances are April 16, 17, 23, and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and April 18 at 2 p.m. Kopperud is a 2001 gradu- ate of Westbrook Walnut Grove High School. "Icehouse Madrigals" is a new musical comedy, writ- ten and directed by Bethany's own Peter Bloedel. The show is a satir- ical glimpse of ice fishing, relationships, and general life in the north country, all told with a musically fanci- ful twist. A retired Norwegian Minnesotan lives in Florida. 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