Swanville School Board
By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer The Swanville School District has decided to begin interviewing qualified candidates for the position of industrial technology teacher. High School Principal Sheryl Johnson said three candidates have applied for the position, with one additional candidate expressing...Read More
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Swanville School weighs options for reintroducing failed funding measure By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer  Since the Nov. 4 General Election failed to pass a referendum for additional funding,  Swanville School Board has struggled for ways to fulfill the district’s budget needs and manage Statu...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has approved the Swanville School District’s Statutory Operating Debt (SOD) plan. The school will now work carefully to cut spending from its operating budget. The School Board approved an option that will save the school ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Swanville School continues to brace itself for the changes that need to occur while under Statutory Operating Debt (SOD). The Minnesota Department of Education would like to see schools out of SOD in three years. The district is working to increase revenue and pull th...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The annual audit report was presented to the Swanville School Board at Tuesday’s meeting. Upon his retirement earlier this year, former auditor Gary Paulsen sold Swanville’s account to Schlenner, Wenner, who was represented at the meeting by Mary Backlund ...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The sale of Swanville School District’s building bonds was projected give future savings of at least 5.5 percent for taxpayers. The scheduled sale on Oct. 3 went through with rates close to the historic lows of 1967. “There were six bids, with the lowest rate at ...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   The Swanville School Board authorized the refinancing of school building bonds that were issued in 2005. “This is similar to refinancing a home mortgage, except that other requirements are in place for a school district. Right now...Read More
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