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City, School District Want Community Input For Improving Greer

Posted 3/1/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffLEDGER PHOTO
MOUNDRIDGE City Administrator Randy Frazer (left) and USD 423 Superintendent George Leary talked to members of the Moundridge Chamber of Commerce about ways to improve the Greer Gymnasium area. Frazer and Leary talked to Chamber members during their meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at Quincy’s Bar and Grill in Moundridge.LEDGER PHOTO MOUNDRIDGE City Administrator Randy Frazer (left) and USD 423 Superintendent George Leary talked to members of the Moundridge Chamber of Commerce about ways to improve the Greer Gymnasium area. Frazer and Leary talked to Chamber members during their meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at Quincy’s Bar and Grill in Moundridge.

MOUNDRIDGE – City Administrator Randy Frazer and USD 423 Superintendent George Leary wanted to know if community members were interested in developing a multi-generational community center around Greer Gymnasium.

Frazer and Leary presented preliminary plans for a project to members of the Moundridge Chamber of Commerce to find out if the project sparked the interest of local resident.

The two men talked to the Chamber during its meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at Quincy’s Bar and Grill in Moundridge.

Leary had asked chamber members to write down their comments, concerns and questions about the project on index cards.

Leary said most of the comments were encouraging and people wanted to learn more about the project.

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Inman Board Working On Details For Facilities

Posted 3/1/2018

NEUFELDNEUFELDBy Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffSCHIERLINGSCHIERLING

 

INMAN – Superintendent Scott Friesen said the USD 448 Board of Education was still fine tuning conceptual drawings it received from Schwab-Eaton for the district’s outdoor athletic facilities.

Board members took a look at two sets of drawings for the facilities during its regular board meeting Monday, Feb. 19, at the district office.

During a special meeting earlier in February, two landscape engineers presented the district with six possible options.

Board members asked the engineers to bring two sets of drawings to the regular Inman board meeting.

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USD 423 Board Sets Preschool Fees For District

Posted 3/1/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffLEDGER PHOTO
AARON Begnoche (right), instrumental music director for the Moundridge School District, had Moundridge High School senior Bethany Stucky show the USD 423 Board of Education the new marching band uniforms he wants the district to purchase. The presentation was during the board’s regular meeting Monday, Feb. 12, at the board room.LEDGER PHOTO AARON Begnoche (right), instrumental music director for the Moundridge School District, had Moundridge High School senior Bethany Stucky show the USD 423 Board of Education the new marching band uniforms he wants the district to purchase. The presentation was during the board’s regular meeting Monday, Feb. 12, at the board room.

MOUNDRIDGE – Enrollment fees for a preschool program at Moundridge Elementary School received approval from the USD 423 Board of Education during its meeting Monday, Feb. 12, at the board room.

Superintendent George Leary proposed setting the fees for 3-year-olds at $80 a month and 4-year-olds at $200 a month.

Students in the program for 3-years-olds will meet twice a week, either Monday-Wednesday or Tuesday –Thursday. The students would attend classes either from 8-11 a.m., or from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Four-year-old students would meet five days a week in the afternoons.

The district is planning to have 10 students in both the morning and afternoon 3-year-old classes. MES Principal JoAnn Browne said parents of 19 children have shown interest in the program.

For the 4-year-old program, Leary said parents of 22 children have expressed interest in wanting to learn more about the program.

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