Little Falls school board

Little Falls School Board business Monday night included: •Approving the World’s Best Workforce annual report as presented by Director of 21st Century Teaching and Learning Chris Grams; •Setting the 2015 levy at $3.408 million, a 4.1 percent increase from 2014. This is the maximum amount allowed by the state. The school district has the option [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Little Falls Supt. Stephen Jones has scheduled several facilities meetings at the five schools in the district. He is asking residents to voice their opinions on what each building needs. The newest building in the district (the high school) is 42 years old, built in 1972. The first two meetings were [...]

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By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   Contract agreements were reached with Little Falls School District employees with little fanfare. The groups with new contracts include Minnesota State Education Association (MSEA) specialists, MSEA food service employees, MSEA secretaries and paraprofessionals, MSEA business office clerks and the superintendent. All agreed on a three-year contract which include [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer On Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 19-20, new teacher induction will be held in the Little Falls School District. It will be an acclimation period for teachers to learn the operations of the district. There will be sessions on technology, district policies and procedures and human resources information. New teachers will meet [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Mark Diehl, the technology director at Little Falls Schools, started in his position in 2008. At that time, the copiers in each building were under the supervision of the business department and the printers were taken care of by whichever building they resided in. In 2011, all the machines were [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Business Manage Nancy Henderson presented the budget for the 2014-15 school year at the May Little Falls School Board meeting. At Monday’s meeting, the Board voted to approve the budget. The district estimated there would be $2.69 million  in the general fund as of the end of the fiscal year, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The state of Minnesota is requiring schools to have in place a plan to evaluate its teachers. While this plan is mandatory, it does not have to be approved. Aaron Sinclair, Little Falls activities and human resources co-director, reported to the School Board Monday about what has been put together so [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The state of Minnesota is requiring schools to have in place a plan to evaluate its teachers. While this plan is mandatory, it does not have to be approved. Aaron Sinclair, Little Falls activities and human resources co-director, reported to the School Board Monday about what has been put together so [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Three years ago, Little Falls Schools implemented Project REAL – Resources to Engage All Learners. It was an innovative project launched by then Supt. Curt Tryggestad and Technology Director Mark Diehl. Little Falls was the first school in the state to offer iPads to all students in grades 5 – 12. [...]

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