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Seeking Volunteers

Seeking Volunteers

Coyote Corner School is here and all the preparations and getting thing squared away for another year are underway.  This next year we are hoping to get some volunteers to get a few things up and running here at the school.  The first one is starting a Parent-Teacher Organization.  We had a lead at the end of the last year but circumstances changed and we are again looking to help a parent start such an organization.  This would not be...

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Back to School 2019

Back to School 2019

Dear Community Members, Another new school year is upon us.  With this brings new opportunities, challenges, and experiences.  This year brings to us a few new faces. Anita Anderson will be joining our kitchen and custodial staff. Douglas Koepplin will be rejoining us this year as the new Physical Education instructor and pool manager. Christopher Fischer will be taking Mr. Hetle’s post as Agriculture teacher and FFA advisor.  Lindsey...

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Complexities of Compensation

Complexities of Compensation

Understanding your “Full Package” When many of us talk about comparing salaries we often miss much of the iceberg that goes into our compensation.  Yes, your compensation is more than your salary.  It’s tempting to only look at the numbers you get back on your paystub and think someone else’s grass is greener, but is it?  Compensation is far more complex than many people think.  Salary, medical benefits, retirement, paid leave,...

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Free and Reduced Lunches

Free and Reduced Lunches

Many of you have children that enjoy the school’s hot lunch program.  Some of you are more aware than others of some of the ins and outs of this service.  Soon letters will be going out with free and reduced lunch applications.  This application can be found on the school website under Administration – Business Manager.  This program is extremely important for the school.  First and foremost it provides either a free or reduced...

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Understanding Changes to School Finance

Understanding Changes to School Finance

We recently wrapped up a legislative session that brings with it many changes.  One I have been watching closely is Senate Bill 2265.  This bill dealt with how our schools are funded and it had some major implications.  The full effect of this bill is a lot more complicated than a one line answer.  Even this little article doesn’t get into a few nuances that won’t affect our school.  The short hand version is that for Elgin/New...

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