Royalton school board
Staff Writer [email protected]   The Royalton School Board discussed possible actions following an Oct. 14 incident at the middle/high school. The Board heard details of the incident at its meeting, Monday. A young man had entered the school and spent a few minutes in the commons area...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer During the most recent legislative session, the state of Minnesota gave local school boards the authority to convert up to $300 per adjusted pupil unit from a voter-approved referendum authority to a Board-approved referendum authority. The tax increase could potentia...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A comprehensive five-year technology plan was approved by the Royalton School Board in June. It sets in motion a process to provide iPads to every student in the district by the end of the five years. A committee comprised of Supt. Dr. Jon Ellerbusch, Elementar...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Royalton School Board passsed a resolution Monday, declaring its intent to hold a referendum election in 2013. “We don’t know for sure if we will have a referendum,” said Supt. Jon Ellerbusch, “but initial steps must be taken in case we do that.” ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Zeros aren’t permitted at Royalton Middle/High School. To aid students in following through with that resolution, the zeros aren’t permitted (ZAP) program was initiated with positive results. ZAP is a study program students attend from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   After extensive discussion, the Royalton School Board approved the 2013-2014 school calender as proposed by the administration, with one amendment. While Director Dale Lenz advocated supporting the administration’s recommended calendar without any changes, Di...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Royalton School Board is forming a Facilities Planning Committee to investigate district facility needs. “We’re at capacity in our buildings,” said Director Jim Block. “We need to fix them or build new.” Using information from a recent demographic...Read More
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