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Open School Board Positions

Open School Board Positions

The Elgin/New Leipzig school board currently has two positions that will be write-ins on the upcoming board elections.  One for the city of Elgin and the other for the city of New Leipzig.  Saul Maier is again running for the at large board position.  I am writing this article to encourage our patrons to run as write-in candidates for the open positions.  To do so you need to contact the school and visit with Wanda Kirsch. These are...

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Four Day Week

Four Day Week

Four Day School Week Information Sheet The ENL school district is collected information about 4 day school weeks.  We are just in the information gathering stage and nothing would happen until at least the 2020-2021 school year.  We are trying to determine if this is a change we wish to consider more thoroughly. A four day school week is much like it sounds.  School would run 4 days a week, typically this is M-Th.  The length of the...

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Anti-Bullying at ENL

Anti-Bullying at ENL

I am writing this article because the “B” word has become a buzz word.  Reporters are looking for stories on it and people throw it at situations in which it doesn’t really apply.  Kids, and if we are honest with ourselves, as well as adults have always been mean, disrespectful, or unkind with one another.  This is a problem we battle every day in just about any setting.  And yet Bullying, is a rather poorly understood term.  To...

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NDSA vs. ACT

NDSA vs. ACT

NDSA vs. ACT Assessment Option The federal education law- Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has brought about some changes in how the effectiveness of educational institutions is measured.  As part of this change North Dakota has empowered the School Districts with an option to choose between two assessments to represent how our students are performing academically on Standardized Tests. Our options were: the revised North Dakota State...

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Back to School

Back to School

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.  Mr. Crabtree will be joining us as our new Social Studies instructor.  Nola Roth will be taking over the position of Librarian and 5th grade language arts instructor.  Emily VanTongeren will be joining us as a paraprofessional and as a pool facilitator.  I would also...

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3-5 Year Plan Finalization

3-5 Year Plan Finalized North Dakota Century Code Section 15.1-07-26 requires the board of each school district to conduct long-term planning during each even-numbered year.  The Board of the Elgin/New Leipzig School District has completed this process and prepared a report.  This report is available at the district office or upon request by contacting: Daniel Ludvigson at 701-584-2374. If you have any issues accessing this information,...

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