Kringen's Korner

This week’s column will update readers as we near completion of Phase IV of the Deferred Maintenance Project. 1. Roof Replacement – This project is substantially completed with all of the new roofs in place with some flashing to be installed and clean up work; the critical point is that all roofs...
Summer seems to be sliding away as school activities will be kicking into high gear next week!  This week’s column will review start dates and first events for Thunder athletics! All fall sports activities will begin on August 14th and more specific information is available on the district website...
School is back in session for students who have registered for summer school this year!  Summer school started on Monday, July 10th and runs for three weeks Monday through Friday. New for our students this year is that they will get lunch as well as breakfast.  This week’s column will review...
This week’s column will update readers on Phase IV of the Deferred Maintenance Project. 1.  Roof Replacement – Considerable work has been completed on both buildings and we are approximately 60% completed; the project is on time and on budget. 2.  Painting – The painters are making great progress...
Regular readers of this column most likely have noticed construction activity at the school this summer.  This week’s column will update on Phase IV of the Deferred Maintenance Project. Secondary School 1. Roof Replacement – Supplies have been stockpiled, the ballast rock has been removed from the...
There is a common misperception that all school employees have the summer off and I am frequently asked:  “Aren’t you off for the summer?”  This week’s column will provide some information to readers about summer work at the school. The school has several classifications of employees based on their...
It appears that we have kind of reached a conclusion to the legislative session; however, there are certainly some things to be decided. This week’s column will summarize the impact of legislative action on your local school district. School Finance – Included is a 2% increase each year of the...
 One of my favorite events of the year is Graduation and this week’s column will reflect on a few thoughts for the Class of 2017. Graduation is the culmination of 13 years of school and all of this year’s graduates and their families should be proud of the accomplishment and should be congratulated...
One question that is apparently resurfacing in the communities we serve is the cost of the Deferred Maintenance Project; this week’s column will provide information to readers. The voter-approved bonds that were authorized in May of 2014 are funding all of the projects.  The bond proceeds are held...
One of the purposes of Kringen’s Korner is to provide readers with factual information and when needed to respond to incorrect information that is apparently being spread in the community.  This week’s column will discuss how the digital conversion project of your local school district is funded....

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