Ulen-Hitterdal School Board News & Notes from October Meeting

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board News & Notes from October Meeting

October 28, 2020 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/28/20)

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held their regular monthly meeting last week. At the meeting, the board got an update on the COVID-19 situation, heard their annual audit report, and discussed a child care grant. In regards to the coronavirus and their safe learning plan, Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent Todd Cameron says while there have been a few close contacts and quarantines, their hybrid learning model continues to be working well for them.

Superintendent Cameron adds that enrollment has been up and down this year, but many of those who opted for the distance learning are now returning to the classrooms as it seems to be a better suited learning environment.

The Ulen-Hitterdal School District recently received a child care grant to help study and solve the child care needs in the district. Cameron says they hope to find a way to provide additional child care to the area as the community continues to grow.

 And the board received their annual audit from Eide Bailly and Associates at the meeting. Cameron says while they did deficit spend this past year, the district still has a healthy fund balance.

The Ulen-Hitterdal School District is looking to renew their existing Operating Levy this election, as well as pass an additional levy increase of $360 per pupil to help with their funding needs.