Tag: Aaron Cook

MEA Weekend Offers Break for Students & Learning for Teachers

Ada, MN — Today marks the start of the MEA weekend! For students it’s a four day weekend, but for teacher’s it’s an opportunity for them to continue learning. This is the time each year that Education Minnesota hosts their annual Fall Conference, otherwise known as the Minnesota Education Academy. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says…
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October 21, 2021 0

Global Supply Chain Issues Impact School Lunch Menus

Ada, MN — A lack of products in the Global Supply Chain is causing a number of headaches for all industries, including construction, technology, and even the food industry. One of those most impacted in the food industry is our area schools, who have had to change meal offerings with little notice to students. Ada-Borup-West…
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October 19, 2021 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board Update

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning. During that meeting, the board and administration spent some time discussing COVID cases and mitigation efforts. There has been an uptick in positive cases in the building, including 26 in the past two weeks. As of now the district won’t…
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October 13, 2021 0

Ada-Borup-West School Hosts Business Luncheon & Open House

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School District held their annual Business Luncheon on Wednesday for business owners and community leaders in the Ada-Borup-West School District. At the luncheon, Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook gave a brief speech where he highlighted some of new happenings and changes in the district, as well as introduced the new staff…
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September 2, 2021 0

No Mask Mandate for Ada-Borup-West

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, August 10th. At the meeting there was lots of discussion regarding their safe learning plan with COVID-19 cases increasing again locally and the start of school under a month away. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says they will make adjustments to…
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August 10, 2021 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board Holds First Meeting as New District

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their first ever meeting as a new district on Tuesday morning. As part of that was the election of officers for the new board. Mick Thompson was elected Chair, Gretchen Rockstad elected Vice Chair, Nancy Merkens as Clark, and Lucas Spaeth as Treasurer. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook…
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July 21, 2021 0

Ada-Borup School Board Putting Final Touches on Consolidation

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup School Board had their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, June 8th. It was the final meeting as the Ada-Borup School District as they will become the Ada-Borup West District on July 1st. Ada-Borup Superintendent Aaron Cook says they are finalizing the final details before the consolidation officially takes over…
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June 9, 2021 0

Ada-Borup School Board News & Notes from May 11th Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning this week where they tackled next year’s budget, more consolidation topics, facility updates, and more. With the City of Hendrum looking to take over the current Norman County West elementary once it becomes vacant, the Ada-Borup School District approved a…
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May 11, 2021 0

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

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning. In his Superintendent report, Aaron Cook provided some updates on the consolidation with Norman County West. Cook says they continue to meet together in committee to finalize details for the new district and begin transition plans. Under the building and…
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April 14, 2021 0

Ada-Borup School Board Discussing Consolidation and PreK at Regular Meeting

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning. At the meeting, the board had an over an hour’s length worth of discussion regarding the PreK program and specifically the impact from the Norman County West consolidation, who has their own Head Start Program. Ada-Borup Superintendent Aaron Cook says…
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March 10, 2021 0