Kringen's Korner

A light-hearted column this week that will highlight some fun facts from the first week of school. 1.  890 students walked through the doors of your school this week and almost all of them appeared happy to be back in school.  This is an increase of five (5) students over last year and twenty (20)...
This week’s column is based on an article from the North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education and contains useful information for parents as students return to school this week. The first day of school is Sept. 8th and it is not unusual for children to feel somewhat anxious about returning to...
This has been an incredibly busy three months with the improvements that have been made in your schools this summer. While everything may not be 100% complete, we will be ready for school on Sept. 8th!  Every new school year provides students the opportunity to challenge themselves in the classroom...
Last week’s column highlighted new teachers to our school district; this week’s column will talk about other new employees and those who have moved to new positions. New Paraprofessionals 1.  Dustin Blees (replaces J. Lemke) 2.  Jasmine Ecker (replaces L. Hammond) 3.  Kim Crosby (replaces J. LaVoie...
The dog days of August mean that school is just around the corner!  The next few weeks, this column will have information that readers may find of interest as we move ever closer to the day that parents fear will never come and students dread but secretly really enjoy:  the first day of school on...
We are about a month away from the start of the 2015-16 school year and another update on the construction project is in order.  The project as described in last week’s paper is moving along nicely and we believe that we are in good shape to finish up phase one of this project on time and on budget...
The first week of August is here and the start of the 2015-16 school year is just a month away, however, many activities and other events will take place before the start of school; this week’s column will remind readers of some important dates. Aug. 10th – Fall practices start for football,...
Your local school district in an effort to be in compliance with state law and food safety standards has adopted a new policy on the use of school facilities; the policy is the topic of this week’s column. The new policy is entitled “Policy on Use of Food Service Facilities and Food Service by...
Your local school district as part of our compliance with the state legislation called the World’s Best Workforce conducted a telephone survey of all parents in the district and one hundred seventy-nine (179) of seven hundred ten (710) responded for a response rate of approximately 25%; the...
Regular readers of this column and anyone who passes by the elementary school know that your local school district is in the middle of a major maintenance project this summer. This week’s column will update readers on the deferred maintenance project. Work continues at a quick pace as all of the...

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