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410 board OKs IT position

410 board OKs IT position

Vera Isaac receives a plaque of appreciation from USD 410 board president Eddie Weber marking 22 years of teaching at Hills?boro Elementary School. Isaac completed a 25-year career in public education when she retired last May. Courtesy photo The USD 410 Board of Education approved the addition of an assistant technology position during its Oct. 13 meeting. The vote followed […]

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USD 410 board approves new testing program

After hearing at length the positive attributes of the ACT Aspire testing program, the USD 410 Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt it during its Aug. 11 regular meeting. Superinten?dent Steve Noble recommended switching to ACT Aspire from the current MAP Assess?ment model as the district?s local choice testing program for accreditation and evaluation purposes. The MAP model does […]

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Weber reappointed board prez

Eddie Weber was reappointed president for USD 410 Board of Education for 2014-15 at the July 8 meeting. Also, Mark Rooker was reappointed as vice president for the upcoming year. During the meeting, Superintendent Steve Noble reviewed the following facility projects targeted for completion over the summer: ? Roof leaks at Hillsboro Elementary School will be repaired. ? Ceiling tiles […]

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USD 410 vote on LOB issue set for Tuesday

Patrons of Unified School District 410 are being asked to vote next Tuesday to give up a portion of promised property-tax relief to replace a portion of a school district budget that has experienced cuts totaling $963,000 over the past five years because of state cutbacks and declining enrollment. The ballot will contain a single question: ?Shall the Board of […]

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Vote ?yes?

Patrons of Unified School District 410 have established a reputation for sacrificing for the good of our schools and the children who attend them. It?s time for them to do it again by voting ?yes? in next Tuesday?s special election. Approval of the ballot question will result in $153,000 of new funding going for the good of our kids. That […]

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Two former teacher/coaches featured at HHS reunion

Capping activities at this year?s 10th annual Hillsboro All-School Reunion was a dinner program attended by 180 people Saturday at the Hillsboro Menno?nite Breth?ren Church. Featured were two former USD 410 teachers and coaches, Lee Albrecht and LeRoy Schmidt. Emcee Brad Penner, class of 1974, introduced Albrecht as a friend of many. ?He has been around a long time in […]

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Best option for local option budget

Unified School District 410 Last month, the USD 410 Board of Educa?tion made the decision to cut $392,000 from school district operating funds for next year. Unless enrollment turns upward and state funding for schools improves, the board will face additional cuts for fiscal year 2016 as well. Most of the cuts have been accomplished by reducing school district jobs. […]

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