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Blackduck School Board
September 15, 2017
Blackduck School Board approves maximum preliminary levy
Blackduck Public School unanimously approved the largest allowable preliminary property tax levy spread on Monday. School districts can certify a specific dollar amount or the maximum amount allowed by the state, and Blackduck’s School Board chose the latter after district staff...
September 15, 2017 - 1:35pm
February 17, 2017
Wanted: Bus drivers Blackduck finding it hard to fill driver openings
The shortage of bus drivers is still plaguing the Blackduck School Board and once again was discussed at Monday night’s meeting. Blackduck Schools has 11 full-time drivers but the district is at a loss should something happen and a driver cannot drive his or her route. Superintendent...
February 17, 2017 - 1:13pm
December 16, 2016
Truth in Taxation, Upward Bound among topics discussed at school board meeting
The Blackduck School Board met Monday night and held a Truth in Taxation hearing to hear public comments on the school district’s proposed tax levies taxes payable in 2017. The proposed levy for the general fund in 2017 is $520,417, compared to $559,633 that was certified payable...
December 16, 2016 - 11:16am
November 18, 2016
Blackduck School Board meets, discusses weighted grades
The Blackduck School Board met on Monday night, discussing the weighted grade system and other items. Some parents have voiced concerns about the system, in particular how students who are taking Advanced Placement, or AP, classes can actually have a lower grade point average than...
November 18, 2016 - 11:45am
September 16, 2016
Blackduck School Board hopes to start BPA program
At its meeting Monday, the Blackduck School Board heard about efforts to start a Business Professionals of America chapter next year in the district. Kari Pickett, the Business Education teacher, addressed the board about taking four students to the fall leadership conference in the...
September 16, 2016 - 11:42am
August 12, 2016
Blackduck school board meets for last meeting before classes start
The Blackduck School Board met Monday night to discuss upcoming events as the summer winds down and the school year inches closer. The Board approved a trip for three students to go to Brainerd for a Future Farmers of America (FFA) officers camp. Emily Notsch, Cameron Eckstrom and...
August 12, 2016 - 11:24am
July 15, 2016
Blackduck school board meets, introduces new superintendent
The Blackduck School Board met on Monday night in the high school media center. New superintendent Mark Lundin spoke at length about the maintenance of the Catch a Dream playground, which remains a cornerstone of the Blackduck community. “It’s going to take a little bit of attention,”...
July 15, 2016 - 9:52am
May 13, 2016
Science scores are up, Blackduck board looks at math curriculum
The Blackduck School Board met for its monthly meeting in the media center on Monday evening. High School Principal Josh Grover acknowledged that the school’s state science scores are up dramatically from last year. The board is considering advertising for a new Math Teacher/Interventionist...
May 13, 2016 - 10:08am
April 15, 2016
Blackduck school board meets, reviews topics
The Blackduck School Board convened Monday night to discuss upcoming events and prospective changes for the upcoming school year. Among the topics reviewed were the revised 2016-2017 school calendar, which according to Principal Josh Grover and Superintendent Wallace Schoeb, is “exactly...
April 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
April 17, 2015
Blackduck School Board sets calendars
The Blackduck Board of Education accepted resignations Monday and authorized hiring replacements for several members of the staff. Board members approved the resignation of Cherry Brand as junior high school volleyball coach and hiring her as head volleyball coach for the 2015-2016...
April 17, 2015 - 11:41am
February 21, 2014
Blackduck School Board holds work session to discuss website
The website of Blackduck Public Schools has come a long way since senior Nathan Jablonski took an elective in web design his freshman year. The Blackduck School Board held a work session meeting to discuss the school’s website after their regular meeting on Feb. 10. Jablonski...
February 21, 2014 - 11:56am
December 13, 2013
Blackduck School Board accepts principal’s resignation
After reading that the Blackduck School Board was to consider accepting the resignation of Principal Randy Hansen, board member Cynthia Nord...
December 13, 2013 - 3:50pm