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Aitkin School Board meeting from Monday

The Aitkin School Board met Monday. ICS representatives gave an overview of Rippleside Elementary and the High School building facilities assessment. Possible new buildings were discussed.  The Board also discussed bringing in the Minnesota School Board Association to aid in the process of a Strategic Plan for the District. The Board voted to set up a virtual…
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February 16, 2023 0

Aitkin Community Education on January 31st Community Connection

Lara Parkin and Rocco DiPaolo on behalf Aitkin Community Education spoke about upcoming programming that will connection youth with older generation thanks for grant funding from the Northland Foundation, where you can find out more on Community Education, and the how Ag Programming through Aitkin High Schools has great benefits for students as well as…
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January 31, 2023 0

Aitkin School Baord held Organizational, Regular meeting on January 9th

The Aitkin School Board held their first meeting of 2023 on Monday. Part of it was used as the Organizational Meeting.  The Officer Elections included:Chair – Dawn HouserVice Chair – Roland Hill;  Clerk – Jen Burgos; Treasurer – Holly Midrum Meetings will take place the 3rd Monday of each month.  The Board approved yearly renewals of…
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January 12, 2023 0

Aitkin School Board to swear in New Board members at January 9th meeting

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter joined us to talk about the process involved in approving the new School Board Members: He thanked the outgoing members: Superintendent Stifter also talked about the approval process for appointed members, and the many factors that play into postponing or cancelling school due to wintry weather. The full conversation can be found…
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January 2, 2023 0

Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter on December 27th Community Connection

Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter spoke about the process for closing schools due to weather, the Aitkin Quarterbacks Club Holiday Basketball Tournament this week, and new School Baord members and a Special Election coming up in the New Year:

December 27, 2022 0

Aitkin School Board Budget, Levy at December 19th meeting

The Aitkin School Board held the Truth in Taxation meeting during their regular monthly meeting on December 19th. Business Manager Heather Hipp described how the Levy is calculated for the school district: Among the other topics covered were setting the combined polling place, the Curriculum Review Committee update, and Board Member pay. The Aitkin School…
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December 23, 2022 0

Aitkin Schools preparing for late starts, remind parents to update contact information

Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter gave us important information about winter weather closure plans for the district. The first point of contact is the Infinite Campus notification system: Part of what makes that system work is the information parents provide ahead of time: The decision to call a weather day or delay is based…
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December 6, 2022 0

Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent on November 29th Community Connection

Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter talked about Winter Weather Preparedness for Students and Parents within the District, the start of Winter Activities, School Board Elections, and Curriculum Review:

November 29, 2022 0