Upsala School Board
By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer  The Upsala School Board has again turned down an offer from Swanville to pair sports programs, citing a lack of need and resistance from the community. “(The coaches) don’t see any sense of urgency in this pairing,” said Supt. Gery Arndt. “They don’t wa...Read More
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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Upsala teachers Lindsay Bergmann and Leah Merten presented a proposal to the Upsala School Board asking for a day care for staff members. They explained Wednesday, that the day care would be self-insured and be a non- profit incorporation, run by a board of teachers/staf...Read More
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By KERRY DRAGER, Correspondent Upsala Dean of Students Vern Capelle will be working with staff throughout the summer to complete the new staff evaluation form that will be implemented next year. There is currently a draft in place, but some items still need to be worked out before it is presented t...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Write Amid the constant changes of the health insurance industry, the Upsala School Board has made some changes to employee health care compensation. Following a presentation by John Holthaus of Primary Benefit Services in Little Falls and Rudy Allebach of HR Simplified in M...Read More
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The Upsala School Board approved the final 2013 levy, payable in 2014, at a decrease of 1.39 percent at the School Board meeting, Dec. 18. “The decrease comes to $12,044.53,” said Supt. Gery Arndt. “We are very happy about the decrease,” said Board President Dean Peterson. “We’d love to ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Currently, Upsala High School broadcasts a number of high school and college classes to other schools through Interactive Television (ITV). Plans are underway to enlarge that program with a second fully outfitted broadcasting studio. “We currently have one broadcast...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Upsala School Board received the strikingly positive news that the projected 2014 levy decrease is actually larger than was expected. Supt. Gery Arndt told the Board Monday, that due to a state error in calculating the adjusted net tax capacity, the levy changed f...Read More
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