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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Page 3 From Page 1 Athletic director Leo Theisen asked the board to approve an open enrollment student for volleyball. The board gave their approval. Theisen also gave the board copies of a map outlin- ing three areas where football teams will be put into for the 2017 football season. It is more of a vertical split. The other map is more of a trian- gle area. So far the voting is six for the triangle area and 11 for the for the vertical alignment. However there are still 11 schools left to vote. Woelber said, "Principal Paul Olson attended bus training at Hinkley. He will conduct a bus training semi- nar for our bus drivers and other area bus drivers." Woelber met with Woodstock Communications about installing fiber optic lines for high speed intemet in the city. He says they (Woodstock) are looking to get a grant to do it. Woodstock is planning on doing a com- munity survey to see if there is enough interest in doing it. Woelber feels it would be especially good for the hospi- tal and community center. Woelber talked about the three lots now owned by the school between the high school and vocational cam- pus. He has had conversa- tions with Doug Lee about possibly building a spec home or some other larger project for the Building Trades class. Woelber says he will be cutting back one person in food service and will have to cut out the Ala Carte menu due to strict state require- ments. In transportation we will try to cut out a van route, and it is time to replace a van. Woelber says the district is situated well with staffmg for the year. The board approved a contract with Crystal Vorderbruggen for 4-12 music - and instructor. The following were approved for access to dis- trict accounts: Bank Midwest: Loy Woelber, Rachel Christians and Jane Hass for transactions with district, activity, and scholarship accounts. Christians and Hass for district, activity, and scholarship electronic trans- fers, and ACH transactions. Christians for transactions with MN Liquid Asset and Ma accounts. Integrity Bank Plus: Woelber, Christians, and Kerry Knakmuhs for transac- tions with WG scholarships and pass book accounts. Following school year appointments were made: District attorney: Kevin Rupp of Rupp, Anderson, Squires and Waldspurger. Bank Midwest as district deposito- ry. Sentinel Tribune: as offi- cial district news paper. Board meetings: 3rd Monday of every month at 7:00 pm, (odd month in Westbrook, even months in Walnut Grove) (January and February 4th Monday). Mileage to be reimbursed at current Government rate. Board approved the fol- lowing prices for the 16-17 school year: Lunch prices: Elementary from $2.00 to $2.25; second- ary from $2.25 to $2.50; adults remain at $3.50. Student activity tickets stay at $30 for K-12. Adult activity tickets stay at $50. Family max on activity ticket stay at $150. 9-12 athletic fee to stay at $35 per sport. 7-8 athletic fee same at $15 per sport. Family max for annual athletic fees stay at $125. Include cheerleading on athletic fees. Fine Arts fees same rate $10 per season. Season pass continues to be good for all musicals and plays. The following appoint- ments were approved: Census takers: Kellie Parker and Corrine Olson. Staff Development - PLC director James Menton. Title ESEA: Paul Olson. Testing coordination: Loy Woelber and Courtney Locke. The board acted on the following items: Adopted tentative tax hearings, initial in Westbrook December 5 at 6:00 pm., adoption December 19 in Walnut Grove at 6:30 pm. prior to regular meeting. Approved property, casu- alty, and Workers Comp Insurance for 2016-2017 school year from Knakmuhs Agency. Total premium was $90,164. (Kerry Knakmuhs told the board he was able to save the district $4,000 by switching Workers Comp providers.) Approved contracts with Dean Foods of Sioux Falls for milk vendor, Slayton Bakery of Slayton for bread vendor for Westbrook, and Bimbo Foods for bread ven- dor for Walnut Grove. Approved Read Well by 3rd Grade Plan. Courtney Locke and Kellie Parker. Approved annual Title I and II applications for 2016- 2017 school year. Approval of Jamie Olson as new ECFE instructor for 2016-2017 school year. Approved purchase of a 2010 Town and Country Chrysler van for 2016-2017 school year $10,000 from Klasse Sales and Service. Right: The Ingalls asked for directions from Eleck Nelson who is pointing the way to the Hanson farm north of Walnut Grove Above: Pa reflects his thoughts to Laura after arriving at the dugout. Above: A sad looking Nellie Oleson wrings water ...... from her dress after falling in Plum Creek. Left: Pa Ingalls played the violin while the church members sang for Reverend Alden. Su scrl Se orders/pre-orders are always welcome open Mon-Sat. 6:00 a.m. ,unday I 0:30 a.m. 252494 t~ ' , . rque-Ela "Hoop Dance '"!'1 with Hooperina 1 Thursday, August 4, 1:00 p.m. | Westbrook Community Center l Hula hooping is more than just swinging your hips around! Have ever tried to spin a hula hoop on your arm, hands, knees, or neck? Kids will explore different ways to move a hula hoop on and off of their bodies while improving balance and simultaneously. They'll learn some hoop dance moves that are sure to impress family, friends and most importantly, themselves! WESTBROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY (507) 274-6174 ~ www.plumcreeklibrary.org/westbrook i%, 4o .o To see your business featured here Call Joan at 507-274.6136 or 800.4 I0. 1859 jspielman@ ncppub. c0m LET'S PARTY We strive to be the best place in town to have a drink, play pool or darts and meet friends, old and new. With an immense cocktail list; outstanding munchies and a fun, casual atmosphere, it's a scene away from the usual bar scene. After all, it's not just another bar, it's a classic o neighborhood hangout. ON/OFF SALE SLl iNN 628-4645, Jeffers, MN t'f..oo ~ Basketball 3-on-3 Tournament r~:ooy,, Hog Roast t.'oop,, Bean Bag Tournament 4..oopy,, Men's Club Classic Car Roll In :oo p,, Burgers ~:oo-~:oop,, Dean Fischel Performance q:oop,, Storden Fire Department Street Dance featuring The Nectorines All sponsored by Storden Community, Storden Fire Department, Storden Area Mens'Club, Lion's Club, Baptist Youth & Cowan Family