USD 298 BOE hears ideas on track

USD 298 Board of Education met November 9, 2020 for their regular monthly meeting. Following routine business, Superintendent Scott Crenshaw kicked off the meeting by recognizing Mrs. Shari Pittenger as the Kansas Association of Heath, Physical Education and Dance (KAHPERD) teacher of the year. Pittenger has taught physical education to grades K-12 for more than 30 years in USD 298.

City’s service window approved

One bid for the service window project within budget was received. The bid included two options for a payment drop box, one being a stand-alone outside box, and one installed in the side window panel of the front door. Following a counsel discussion about both options and costs involved, the counsel voted to accept the construction bid from Hall Construction to install the transaction window and side window drop box. The cost will be $11,000 which includes a $2,000 allowance. Due to the placement of the transaction window, the office furniture also needs to be reconfigured.. The counsel voted to accept the proposal of $4,562.05 from Pure Workspace Solutions for the desk remodel. Pure Workspace Solutions configured the current counter desk design.

Ila’s War to be released for sale on Wednesday

Ila's War to be released for sale on Wednesday

When we approach Veterans' Day our thoughts often turn toward those brave men who answered their county's call to fight for the freedoms we enjoy in our own country. We envision what we have seen in movies - young men, often under the legal age of adulthood, fighting in the trenches of war in Europe during World War I (WWI) or World War II (WWll), freezing nearly to death in Korea, or stalking an unseen enemy in the jungles of Vietnam. As our minds bring us to more modern times, we remember the more recent desert wars and our young men, our own sons and grandsons, who survived the searing heat, but sometimes not the trauma.


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