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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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Superintendent Vern Koepp addressed changes in education funding, anti-bullying practices and other issues in recapping the 2014 legislative session at the June 19 Rush City School Board meeting. Student bullying falls under the Safe and Supportive Schools Act, covering behavior at school, on school buses, at school events or via electronics that happens outside of [...]

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The Rush City School Board on June 19 approved extracurricular assignments, such as head and assistant coaches, for the 2014-15 school year. With Kevin Smith retiring after a 38-year teaching and coaching career at Rush City High School, Mike Vaughan will become varsity head coach for cross-country. The move means the assistant coach position is [...]

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