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USD 407 Administrators Contracts Extended, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Administration will look the same next school year as the Board of Education extended the contracts for all administrators at its meeting Monday evening.

Kathy Cook, Director of Special Education, Curriculum and Professional Development; Larry Bernard, Russell High School Principal and Director of Transportation; Gaylon Walter, Ruppenthal Middle School Principal; Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools Principal Kent Michel; and RHS and RMS Activities and Athletics Director Sean Spoonts were all given contract extensions of one year. Superintendent Dave Couch was given a contract extension at last month's meeting.

Couch says he is happy with his administrative team.

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Also Monday, Stephanie Flegler, representing White Energy of Russell, was present to present a grant check to the district. Flegler is pictured below with Board President Jerry Brown.

Couch thanks the company for its generosity.

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The Board also received a brief update on the 2013-2014 state audit, and began talks regarding staffing and the collective bargaining agreement for the 2014-2015 school year.

CLICK HERE for the meeting minutes.

White Energy Grant 2-11

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