Little Falls school board

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls School District has been working toward being able to operate and manage Educational Access Channel 12. An agreement between the city of Little Falls and the district was made March 3 and at Monday’s meeting, the School Board voted to approve that agreement. The agreement states the educational […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Little Falls Community High School Principal Tim Bjorge told the School Board he was looking to change from a six- to a seven-period school day for the 2014-15 school year. “With a six-period day, the students have no time for electives,” said Bjorge at Tuesday’s School Board meeting. “A seven-period day […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Sharon Ballou was elected for the second year as the Little Falls School Board chair Tuesday night by an unanimous vote of other board members. She said she was appreciative of the fact the board felt she had done a good job during the past year. Brad Laager retained his position […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls School Board voted Monday night to certify the levy for 2014. The $3.273 million is a $242,324 decrease from the proposed levy amount and a $471,245 (12.59 percent) decrease from the 2013 levy. The 2014 general fund budget decreased $69,362 from 2013, or 0.28 percent. Expenditures are expected […]

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NJPA to fund half the annual salary for three years  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer With Supt. Stephen Jones voicing concern with the district getting caught up in tracking students’ progress and core studies, the Little Falls School Board voted Monday to add another agriculture teacher to the roster. “While visiting with members of the community, […]

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By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   The Little Falls School Board voted to accept the audit of the district’s finances at Monday night’s board meeting. Kern Dewenter Viere, a Minnesota-based certified public accountant and business advisory firm, was represented by Janel Bitzan. She gave the board an audit presentation for the 2012-13 school year. […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Little Falls Schools’ vision is to be the “District of Choice” by providing educational opportunities to meet the career needs of all students in a safe and comfortable environment. Its mission is to prepare students for academic and community success by providing a broad range of quality educational and cocurricular opportunities […]

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