Board of Education approves contract with City Cleaners for custodial uniforms; Supt. Dugger thanks board for their service

Superintendent of Schools Tim Dugger opened the May 11 meeting of the Board of Education by thanking the Board for their service to the district. He said, “With May being School Board of Recognition Month, I want to thank you all for your commitment to public education.  The staff, students and community appreciate all you do for our students and the district. Since we are meeting virtually, I am not able to give you your certificates, but know that you are appreciated.”

Through the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) the Postville School District will receive $220,780 in (ESSER) Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Funds. The money will be used to keep the district financially stable between now and 2022. These funds should help the district through a period of economic downturn.

Mr. Dugger told the Board the district will receive $322,516 in Limited English Proficient funding for the 2020-21 school year. The Storm Lake School District and Denison School Districts have the highest percentages of Limited English Proficient Students at 41.70% and 40.21 respectively. Postville is third with 37.08% of the students having limited proficiency.

Cora B. Darling Elementary

STUDENT ITEM PICK UP

Wednesday, May 20Thursday, May 21 Friday, May 22

8 AM – 6 PM

Please do NOT come into the building. Volunteers will be outside to deliver students’ belongings.

 

 

Read the full article in the May 20 edition of the Postville Herald.