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Will collaborate with businesses, city Delano Public Schools is collaborating with area businesses and the community to work up some S.T.E.A.M. The effort will be noticeable in public during Delano SciTechWeek, planned for April 7 through 12, 2014. Delano High School Principal Steve Heil described the STEAM program to the Delano School Board at its [...]

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Delano Public Schools is inviting people from the Delano School District community to give input on strategic planning for School District 879 at a meeting, set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Delano City Hall. The Delano School District includes all or parts of Delano, Franklin Township, Independence, Loretto, Medina, Greenfield and Corcoran. This [...]

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Delano Public Schools and the city of Delano are getting ready to submit a joint application for federal grant funding under the Safe Routes to School program. The Delano School Board approved a resolution supporting the grant application at its Monday, Jan. 28, meeting. As this newspaper went to press, the Delano City Council agenda [...]

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The Delano School Board Monday, Jan. 7, re-elected Amy Johnson as board chair at its annual organizational meeting. Other officers on the board for 2013 are Vice-chair Randy Durick, Clerk Carolyn Milano and Treasurer Lisa Seguin. At the start of the meeting six School Board members took their oaths of office. Incumbents Johnson, Durick and [...]

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The Delano School Board Monday, Dec. 17, certified a final property tax levy for 2013 of $4,995,715.87 — an increase of $372,450.91 (8.06 percent) from the 2012 property tax levy. At the meeting, the School Board also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. TAX LEVY District Business Manager Mary Reeder explained the [...]

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The Delano School Board Monday, Nov. 26, got good news from its auditor, Matt Mayer, of Kern DeWenter and Viere, in the form of an unqualified opinion — the best opinion an auditor can issue. He also said that Delano Schools did not dip into its reserve funds to the extent that budget planners had [...]

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Deb Griffiths poured time and energy into volunteer fund raising efforts for her childrens’ schools — efforts such as bingo nights and sales of gift-wrapping paper. She discovered that no matter how hard she worked, she couldn’t prevent school budget cuts. So she decided to look at the bigger picture for school funding, joined Schools [...]

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The Delano School Board faced a complicated situation Monday, Sept. 24, when it set its preliminary 2013 property tax levy at $4,029,598.14. First of all, the School District’s budget year begins each July 1. This means that Delano Schools has a pretty good handle on general fund expenses for the last part of the current [...]

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