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Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Changes to the Elgin Swimming Pool I would like to start this post off with a big thank you to Jim Keller.  Without his work and dedication we would never have been able to get the pool up and running properly again.  Thanks to this work we will be offering swimming lessons again this summer.  All swimming lesson times will be 4:30 – 6:00 PM.  Swimming lessons for Elgin/New Leipzig will be held July 2nd through July 12th.  Lessons...

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New Life Guards

New Life Guards

After a long process of working to update our pool, get certified lifeguards, and swimming instructors we have finally reached a point where we can operate the swimming pool on a regular basis.  A big thanks to Mr. Keller for organizing training, updating equipment, and personally teaching the first swimming lessons to grades K-3 during school hours.  Jonathon Bogart, Connor Ottmar, and Sherri Rafteseth are all joining our lifeguarding...

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Lifeguard Classes

Lifeguard Classes

The Elgin/New Leipzig School has been working hard to get our pool up and operational again.  We’ve had WSI training and with the help of the park board have updated several aspects of our pool equipment.  On April 13th, 14th, and 15th there will be lifeguard classes in Dickinson and we have a group going up there to receive training.  The first day is 4-8 with the other two days being 8 to 8.  The school is willing to cover the cost...

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Free Swimming Lessons

Free Swimming Lessons

A special thanks to Tracy Mihn for coming out to Elgin to do WSI instructor training.  December 17th marks the last of 3 weekends in which the training has occurred.  Part of certification involves teaching classes.  As such we are offering free swimming lessons on December 17th to the first 15 participants who show interest in their respective age groups. Class times are: 1:00 PM, children 5 and under 1:45 PM, Students 6-8 years...

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Dear Community Members

Dear Community Members

My name is Daniel Ludvigson, the new Superintendent and Elementary Principal for your district.  I am honored to be joining your community and working to ensure a quality educational program.  I have been in education for the last 10 years, starting my career as an art instructor. For the last five years I have been working in the Munich Public School District as the Building Principal.  I grew up on my family’s farm and have always...

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ESSA

ESSA

This is an article I wrote about ESSA in June Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) I recently attended a conference about the changes in our educational law, Every Student Succeeds Act.  I can honestly say this law is going to represent a major shift in the direction of North Dakota schools.  The laser focus on math and English is gone as is the idea that all students should be 4-year college ready.  The shift in this law represents a more...

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