Posts With Keyword ‘Mark Wittmer’

Pella High School to Restructure Office

Posted: Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The Pella School Board approved a restructuring of positions in the High School Administrative office during this week’s meeting.

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District Input Strong on Pella School’s Budget Adjustment Criteria

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Though weather delays prevented the Pella School Board from discussing a criteria scale for budget adjustments at Monday’s meeting, the board did receive some information on the success of the school district’s input process.

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Pella School Board Approves Snow Day Practice Policy

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Pella School Board approved a policy at this week’s school board meeting that establishes clearer guidelines on extracurricular practices on days when weather alters the schedule.

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Input from Pella School District Members to Help Shape Budget Decisions

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Pella School Board is continuing to accept input from members of the school community on establishing criteria to apply to potential budget adjustments.

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Pella Schools Seek Public Input on Budget Adjustments

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Pella School Board is continuing the process of making adjustments to the district’s budget by accepting input from various members of the school community on how any proposed adjustments should be made.

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Pella School Board Seeks Input on Budget Adjustments

Posted: Friday, January 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Pella School Board is seeking input from members of the district as it moves forward on the challenging task of trimming the school’s budget.

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Schools Must Make Up Snow Days

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Both Knoxville and Pella Community school districts have used five snow days so far this winter.

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Pella School Board Tentatively Approves “Race to the Top” Memorandum

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Pella School Board tentatively approved to sign a memorandum of understanding for “Race to the Top” at their Monday meeting.

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Pella Schools Superintendent Discusses Snow Day Decisions

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 6:27 am

A winter storm that has moved into the region has brought many things to a screeching halt Thursday, including school.

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Athletic Boosters to Construct New Concession Stand at Pella High School

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 6:23 am

The Pella School Board approved the construction of a permanent concession stand in the High School at this week’s meeting.

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Pella Superintendent says Many Factors Involved in Determining Snow Days

Posted: Monday, December 14th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Massive snowstorms like the one Marion County experienced last week lead to easy decisions for school administrators when it comes to canceling school, but there are many factors that come into play whenever winter weather occurs.

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‘Green’ Efforts Making a Difference at Pella Schools

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:21 am

Efforts by the Pella School District to become more environmentally friendly and energy efficient have been paying off, as is event by data recently compiled by Superintendent Mark Wittmer.

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Long-time Instructor at Pella High School to Retire

Posted: Saturday, November 14th, 2009 at 6:27 am

The retirement of a long-time instructor at Pella High School was announced at this week’s school board meeting.

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Good News, Bad News Comes with Pella Schools’ Annual Report

Posted: Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 at 6:28 am

In addition to addressing how the district will respond to cuts in state spending, the Pella School Board also received the Certified Annual Report at Monday’s meeting.

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Budget Discussion Among Key Items at Pella School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer shared various ways the district will aim to reduce expenses in the face of a reduction in state funding during Monday’s Pella School Board Meeting.

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Schools Search for Options in Covering State Funding Cuts

Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 6:27 am

School boards around the state are looking for ways to make up for ten percent less in state funding that they’ll receive, following the Governor’s announcement of across-the-board cuts.

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High School Enrollment, Budget Cuts Discussed at Pella School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:29 am

The Pella High School student body for the 2009-2010 school year is the largest it’s ever been.

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Pella School Board Meets

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The Pella School Board approved to continue a 28E agreement with Knoxville Schools for an alternative high school at Monday’s meeting.

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School Administrators Discuss Search Policies

Posted: Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Earlier this week, the report of five female students being strip-searched by an administrator at a southwest Iowa school sparked plenty of discussion amongst area school administrators.

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School Administrators Address Lunch Debt

Posted: Monday, September 7th, 2009 at 6:27 am

An Iowa school was recently reported to have had nearly $40,000 in school lunch debt, mostly due to students not utilizing reduced or free lunch programs and simply not paying.

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