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Ventura Board addresses changes



Wednesday, 03 August 2011 12:12

The Ventura School Board voted Monday to expand Rob Cassidy’s duties as principal from grades 5-12 to K-12.  Cassidy will receive no extra compensation for the work.
    “We are only two weeks away from the start of school, so it would be difficult to do our due diligence in finding a part-time principal,” Superintendent Tyler Williams told the board.  “In talking with Rob, I feel confident he can handle the job.”


CL School Board candidate number jumps to four



Wednesday, 03 August 2011 12:10

    What a difference a week makes. 
    Last week, no candidates had filed nomination papers for the September School Board election in Clear Lake.  But as of Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, there are four candidates for the three seats up for election Sept. 13.


Adoption is a blessing for this family



Wednesday, 03 August 2011 11:51

By Marianne Morf
    Ashley and Shea Coleman share a strong faith which they believe has brought them a great challenge and blessing in a tiny package.
    The young Clear Lake couple has just returned home to Clear Lake with Mikha, a 21-month-old boy from the Ukraine which they have adopted.  Mikah was born with Down’s Syndrome and a heart murmur. He has undergone two open heart surgeries in his homeland.
    The Colemans say adoption was something they have always known they would pursue, but thought it would happen much later, after all


Ventura inks superintendent sharing deal



Wednesday, 27 July 2011 12:10

Move to share G-H leader prompted by unexpected shake-up


    The Ventura School Board approved a one-year superintendent sharing agreement with the Garner-Hayfield School District in a special meeting Monday, July 25.  Ventura will pay 50 percent of Tyler Williams’ $150,000 salary, plus benefit package.  
    The Board unanimously supported the agreement.   The Garner-Hayfield board also approved the sharing Monday night.


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