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The Rush City Education Foundation allowed students an education beyond the classroom, thanks in part to awarding $2,537 in grants and more than $3,000 in scholarships over the past school year. Matt Meissner, president of the Education Foundation, summarized the group’s grant and scholarship awards through 2013-14 during the Oct. 16 Rush City School Board […]

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Several students have been coming to the morning session the past week, and they are working hard to improve their grades. The process has been successful in keeping students eligible in their extra-curricular activities, with only two who have been ineligible for an event during their activity. This review of the new academic eligibility plan, […]

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Students exceed state averages in latest test results Property owners in the Rush City school district may be seeing a 12.37 percent increase to the school portion of their property taxes next year. The Rush City School Board, on a 5-1 vote, approved the increase by passing the preliminary 2015 property tax levy at the […]

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The Rush City School Board has agreed to engage the community in a strategic planning process this fall in an effort to generate and prioritize organizational goals that drive important decisions for the district. During the Aug. 21 regular board meeting, Superintendent Vern Koepp said it’s been about seven years since the board participated in […]

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The Rush City School Board, in wanting to be sensitive to citizen taxpayers while adequately meeting district staffing, building, curriculum and technology needs, chose one of three options to increase the levy for 2015-16. After reviewing levy increases of $150, $300 or $424 per student, the board on a 5-1 vote approved the option that […]

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The Rush City School Board approved the 2015 preliminary budget June 19. Prior to the action, district business manager Laureen Frost and Superintendent Vern Koepp reviewed enrollment and revenue projections and expenditure proposals. General fund revenue for fiscal 2015 is projected at about $605,000 more than 2014. The proposed budget also reflects a decrease of […]

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