Tag: Aaron Cook

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes from November 15th Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, November 15th. At the meeting the board reviewed their preliminary audit for Fiscal Year 22 as the final audit is not yet complete. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says while their auditing firm is a little behind, the preliminary report shows…
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November 16, 2022 0

Kaleidoscope 10/12/22: Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook

Listen to the Kaleidoscope Program from October 12th, 2022 featuring Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook, who recapped this week’s school board meeting. The Kaleidoscope Program is heard weekdays at 9am on 106.5 KRJB and is hosted by R & J News Director Mark Askelson.


October 12, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes from September 13th Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, September 13th where they discussed the start to the school year, recent test results, district goals and more. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook reported that the district is off to a good start with 702 students currently enrolled. He added that…
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September 14, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes from July 14th

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Thursday morning this week. At the meeting, the board went ahead with purchasing a “stock” bus in order to ensure that they aren’t shorthanded with transportation this fall. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says the bus they previously ordered won’t be delivered until…
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July 15, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board Holds Special Meeting on Tuesday Morning

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held a special meeting on Tuesday morning, May 17th to continue discussions in regards to an extended leave of absence request for Special Education Teacher Lisa Thompson. Due to an unfamiliarity with the request, which was an estimated 3-5 years, the board tabled their action at their regular…
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May 18, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes fro April 12th Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning where it was announced that board chair Mick Thompson would be stepping down after many years of service to the board. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says the timing was right was right for Mick, who wanted to focus his efforts…
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April 13, 2022 0

ABW Superintendent Discusses Increased Costs & Increased Funding this Past Year

Ada, MN — Inflation and supply chain demands continue to provide challenges for everyone across the United States, and our local school districts aren’t exempt. During our recent conversation on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says the rising fuel and food prices have made a big impact on their budget. Thankfully to…
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March 14, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes from March 8th Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, March 8th where they approved a new contract with Essentia Health, the purchase of a mini-bus, and a few different buildings and grounds updates. The contract approved with Essentia Health was for a K-12 Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, which Ada-Borup-West…
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March 9, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Approves Theater and Paging System Upgrades

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, February 8th.  At the meeting, the board approved a quote for updates to the Theater lighting and to the school paging system. Combined the two projects come in at around $300,000, but Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says they are projects…
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February 9, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes

Ada, MN — More news and notes from last week’s Ada-Borup-West School Board meeting held on Tuesday morning, January 11th. The board held their annual reorganizational meeting and set committee assignments for the year. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says there were only a few minor changes. The board also discussed some potential facility updates. While…
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January 17, 2022 0