McGregor School Board discusses activity buses, vaping, property purchasing during October 11th meeting

McGregor School Board discusses activity buses, vaping, property purchasing during October 11th meeting

October 13, 2021 ---School News - KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (10/13/21)

(McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board Monday covered discussion topics relating to activities and more personnel matters during their regular meeting from the McGregor High School Library.

The Board did move forward with approval for Lucachick Architecture as architects for the new bus garage, the Memorandum of Understanding between ISD #4 and Jen Thompson, the resignation of Laurie Hawkinson as a full time elementary paraprofessional and the hiring of Dakota Scales and Tamera Greshik as full-time elementary paraprofessionals. 

Superintendent and Elementary Principal Brad Johnson and Activities Director Bob Staska spoke to the Board on looking at hiring additional PE staff with the possibility including the AD position.

Aitkin County Sheriff Deputy John Cline joined the Board for a presentation on his work as the School Resource Officer, to which he says has been a smooth process.

Deputy Cline also offered his two cents on the Board looking into purchasing technology to help in the fight against vaping.

Superintendent Johnson also brought another discussion topic of the District purchasing property near the school for the housing shortage of potential staff.

Johnson also discussed the ongoing situation with the activities bus.

The McGregor School Board is scheduled to meet again on October 25th at 6pm for their regular meeting.