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MAY 29, 2013 THE PRESS PAGE 7 FORDX'IIA,E-IANKIN Photos: Larry Biri Above: Blue Knights Austin Markel gets to a bouncer up the middle as the Langdon runner advances to second. The Blue Knights fell to Langdon 2-1 in the Region 4 Semi-final game in Grafton, The loss enaed the Blue Rn ghts season, Left: Grafton Spoilers Jaime Villarreal led the Spoilers to the Region Four baseball ti- tle both on the mound and at the plate. Notice his native countries flag on his glove. A Honor Roll Bailey Beneda Grade 12 Kaitlyn Britnell Chelsea Babb Taylor Dalbey Penni Dahlgren Taylor Knudson Danielle Foerster Trevor Knudson Kaylee Johnson Grade 10 John Esten Beneda B Honor Roll Jana Northagen Grade 12 Grade 9 Nathan Iverson Jessica Best Andrew Temquist Augustus Stephenson Grade 11 Grade 8 Jesse Blasky Whitney Carlson , Brogan Novak Jessica Tennison Grade 9 Jade Olson Joshua Ruzicka . Preston Sluke Cole Tennison Grade 8 Sicily Lawson-Acevedo Eric Wood Bryce Novak A Honor Roll Jacob Mallick Callie Slomiski 12 Brock Ulland Justin Stoltman Whitney Aguilar 8 11 Kelsey Altendorf Dylan Beaton Faith Maendel Ramae Norton Trenton Eliason Marissa Odstrcil Rachel Olson Danika Flanders Yaritza Villanueva Allison Osowski Kane Gerszewski 10 Brittany Sass Spencer Hovde Amber Gerszewski Logan Vaudrin James Plutowski Haley Hovde 11 Julian Schuster Alyssa Martin Alyx Altendorf Hunter Shutt Yaneli Puente Emily Deutz 7 Helen Schuster John Miller Noah Altendorf Caylee Tibert Caeleigh Rector 10 Kaylin Gudajtes 9 Juan Benavides Allison Gutzwiller Joshua Stoltman Venettia Castillo Alexis Nice Zoe Odell Jamie Czapiewski Lili Robinson 8 Devin Flanders Dominic Schuster Makayla Kasprick Adam Mach Juan Villanuevs Adrian Lopez Erin Misialek Emily Vogsland Janae Perez Logan Misialek Noah Zikmund Briana Roller Lewis Plutowski B Honor Roll Lydia Severson John Stanislowski 12 7 9 Lucas Mondry Kaylee Maendel Adam Barclay Mackenzey Sangrait Trenton Pic-Armbrust Vallcy-Edinburg District #1 18 Technology Meeting Valley-Edinburg l)istric #I Nol ice Of Election NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that on the 11th of June, 2013, the annual election for the Valley-Edinburg School District #118 will be held for the purpose of electing one director for a three year term for the Valley Fordville-Lankin Public School District #005 Notice of Annua Election Fordville-Lankin Public School District #005 Notice of Annual Election Notice is hereby given that on June area and one director for a three year term for the Edinburg area and whether or not to publish the minutes. Polls will be open at eleven o'clock a.m. and close at seven o'clock p.m. Polling place will be the Crystal City Hall, Hoople City Hall, and Valley-Edinburg High School. Positions up for election are those 11, 2013, the annual election for the Fordville-Lankin School District #005 will be held for the purposes of electing three directors for three year terms. Publication of minutes will also be on the ballot. Polls will be open from 11:00 am through 7:00 pm. Polling places will be the Fordville currently held by Darrel Pastorek and Fred Hall. The following people have filed for the Valley area: Darrel Pastorek, Larry McCotlum, and Nick Otto. The following people have filed for the Edinburg Area- Fred Hall, Dee Dee Olson, and Bill Nowatzki. Applications for absentee ballots are Ambulance Building and the Lankin Firehall. Dated May 20, 2013 Fordville-Lankin School Board of Education available at the Valley-Edinburg High School Office in Edinburg, absentee ballots must be received by Business Manager, Eileen Rinde, at the Edinburg office the day prior to the election. (May 29, June 5, 2013) Paulette Bosh, Business Manager (May 29, June 5, 2013) TECHNOLOGY MEETING APRIL 11, 2013 Members present: Larry Larson, Andy Gullickson, Darryl Pastorek, Andrea Douvill~, Sherri Hurt, Kathy Houser Shell gave a power point presentation on tech stuff. NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REQUEST FOR BIDS STANDING HAY ON RIGHT OF WAY OF INTERSTATE 94 AND INTERSTATE 29 The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) seeks sealed bids for cutting, baling, and removing hay on designated sections of highway right of way along 1-94 and 1-29. Bids will be for the 2013 haying season. NDDOT will accept sealed bids in five district offices. Faxed bids will not be accepted. Interested bidders can contact the respective NDDOT district office listed below to obtain a bid document, copy of the Risk Management Appendix, and sample certificate of liability insurance. The REQUEST FOR BID document must be completed, signed in ink, sealed in an envelope marked, "Bids for Standing Hay", and submitted to the respective NDDOT district office prior to the deadline. The awarded bidder will be Discussed what our job as a tech committee is and where we want to go. We decided to talk to the teachers and see what their vision ot goals are Next meeting date set for Wednesday, April 17, at 4:00 in Hoople. (May 29, 2013) required to sign a contract with NDDOT agreeing to the terms for hay harvesting. Deadlines: Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Valley City offices: 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, June 13, 2013. Dickinson office: 1:30 p.m. MDT, Thursday, June 13, 2013. NDDOT district offices: Bismarck: 218 South Airport Road, Bismarck, ND 58504-6003 Ph: (701) 328-6950 Fargo: 503 38th Street South, Fargo, ND 58103-1198 Ph: (701)239-8900 Grand Forks: P.O. Box 13077, 1951 North Washington, Grand Forks, NO 58208-3077 Ph: (701)787-6500 Valley City: 1524 8th Avenue Southwest, Valley City, ND 58072-4200 Ph: (701)-845-8800 Dickinson: 1700 3rd Avenue West, Suite 101, Dickinson, ND 58601-3009 Ph: (701)227-6500 (May 22 29 and June 5, 2013) ? Valley-Edinbur l )istrict #I Board Of Eq ucation Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 7:00 PM APRIL 11, 2013 EDINBURG, ND Meeting called to order by Board President Pastorek Present: Dan Johnson, Valley- Edinburg Vice President, Mary Laxdal, Fred Hall, Dianne Goodoien, Andrew Gullickson, Janne Myrdal School Board Members Superintendent, John J. Oistad, III, High School Principal, Larry Larson, Elementary Principal, Andrew Currie, Business Manager Eileen Rinde, others present: Nona Hove APPROVAL OF AGENDA, ADDITION OF SALE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY MSC: MyrdaI-Hall to add item Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MARCH 2013 MINUTES MSC: Goodoien-Johnson to approve minutes Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTS Hot Lunch beginning balance is $56,194.40 Month end balance $54,509.03 Activities beginning balance is $33,195.38-Month end balance $31,570.08 Total District Cash: Flexible Spending Account 14,716.65 General Fund Checking 1,060,694.78 General Fund Savings 1,235,594.14 Building Fund Checking 236,519.98 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 31,694.26 Hot Lunch Checking 51,216.80 Total Cash: 2,630,436.61 1/2 of Total Cash 1,433,478.29 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking (31,694.26) Hot Lunch Checking (51,216.80) Balance needed in Citizens 1,350,567.23 Savings Accounts: Less Current Savings Balance (1,235,594.14) Cash to be deposited to Citizens State Bank 114,973.09 MSC: LaxdaI-Gullickson to approve financial report Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Abstaining from vote due to conflict of interest-Go0doien-Johnson REVIEW OF BILLS MSC: Johnson-Myrdal to approve the review of bills Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous SUPERINTENDENT REPORT Supt. Oistad, III reported that make up days for storm days missed will be March 22, April 1, and May 24th. Request for input from board on Sheriff's Department request for access to cameras; board directive was to not grant permission at this time. FCCLA requested that the Board be informed on Hayley Fingarson being selected to participate at National Competition in Nashville, TN; would the school want to help pay for some of the trip? MSC: Johnson-Laxdal to contribute $1,000 toward expenses Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Supt. Oistad, III presented the board with Jennifer Olson's letter of resignation MSC: HalI-Laxdal to accept resignation Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous SECONDARY PRINCIPAL Principal Larson reported on the activities for the month. Enrollment is 64 students. Students of the Quarter for Quarter Three are: Freshman-Elli Pastorek, daughter of Darrel and Karl Pastorek; Sophomore-Jackalyn McCollum, daughter of Larry and Sara McCollum; Junior-Courtney Estad, daughter of Loren and Marge Estad and Senior-Brooke Brandvold, daughter of Wayne and Barb Brandvold. Congratulations to these students and their parents for the hard work and understanding the importance of education. Principal Larson reported on the Math Meet on April 9 in Cavalier. Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Olson math instructors for our school, are to be commended on a job well done. It was great to see the involvement of so many students and the results of these students. Northeast Regional Science Fair was Principal Currie reported that the held March 13 in Grand Forks, the enrollment is 75 at the Pre-K-4 school in following students participated: Wesley Hoople and 77 at the 5th-8th grade school Kemp; Wesley is a 7th grade student at in Crystal. April 22-23-8th grade class will Valley-Edinburg School, Crystal. He is go to Bismarck fora Capitol Tour, Beulah coached by his father; Chad Kemp, to coal gasification plant and Garrison Science teacher at Valley-Edinburg High Dam. April 26th Hoople students wilt go School; Elli Pastorek, Kayla O'Toole, to the Shrine Circus. The Math Track Danielle Durand, Eli Olson, Shelby Cyr, Meet resulted in several students and Zak Kringstad. The six previous receiving awards. students are Mrs. Monson's students; COMMITTEE REPORTS Valley-Edinburg High School Science A. CURRICULUM/ Teacher. PERSONNEL State Science Fair has held in Grand Supt. Oistad reported; recommended Forks on April 4th and 5th the results were not having a FACS program for the next as follows: Zak Kringstad-American year. Applicant can only provide one Psychological Association Award-UND period at this time. Social Studies Department of Sociology ($150). Wesley opening was discussed. Kemp-lst Place NE Region, Jr. Div. (Gold MSC: HalI-Myrdal to hire 2 Social Plaque)-US Navy Award-US Metric Studies instructors Association-UND Physics & Astrophysics Assuming a roll call vote-vote carried. Award ($100) -Society of Automotive Supt. Oistad, III recommended hiring Engineers ($100); Danielle Durand- Letha Brenner for high school English Alternate to ISEF (Silver Plaque). Shelby position. Pre-K instructor ad has been Cyr-Finalist for ISEF (Gold Plaque) placedin papers;and special- ed position Shelby Cyr and Danielle Durand will be is still open. going with the North Dakota Delegation to B. TECHNOLOGY ISEF in Phoenix, AZ, May 10-18. Pastorek reported, committee met Congratulations for a job well done; and today, April 11. Tech Plan wai~ given to the thank you to Mrs. Monson for the extra board to review before next meeting. work and time spent in helping and C. VOCATIONAL preparing these students for the next level Dan Johnson reported ; discussion of competition, was held on the pros and cons of our school participating in the vocational Parent Teacher Conference was held, program offered at NVCTC. attendance at the high school was low. D. REA Performance Night was held in Edinburg Supt. Oistad handed out info on April 9th and was well attended. AR amendment to the RRVEcREA bylaws- Reading for the 3rd Quarter was reported Article IV (Governing Board) Sections on. Thirty-nine of sixty-one took the 2,3,4. reading quiz and 27 of the 39 reached E. TRANSPORTATION their goal; this achievement was Larry Larson reported that all routes rewarded by a trip to Pizza Hut. and buses are running fine. Supt. Oistad ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL reported that diesel grant was denied. Board directed to pursue trade of the 2010 bus. F. SPORTS COOP Met in Drayton on April 3rd; all coaching positions are going to be opened for applicants. Football will be on a JV schedule for the 2013-2014 school year. NEW BUSINESS Supt. Oistad presented the State Fire Marshals report and the items that need to be addressed to bring all schools to compliance. MSC: LaxdaI-Goodoien to fix as report indicates Assuming a roll call. vote-vote unanimous Sale of School Property MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal to sell Eyford School House Building to Eyford school Project 501C(3) for $1.00 Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous MSC: MyrdaI-Hall to sell 1.46 acres of parcel #23-1300010 tract in Mountain at Fair Market of $2,200 and receipt money in Building Fund Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Meeting was adjourned Darrel Pasotrek, President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager (May 29, 2013)