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20-21 Asbestos Letter

20-21 Asbestos Letter

August 2020 Dear Parents/Staff Members: Asbestos is an issue we have been dealing with for many years.  The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (referred to as AHERA), was enacted by Congress.  AHERA was enacted to determine the extend of and develop solutions for any problems schools may have with asbestos. To give you some background, asbestos has been used as a building material for many years.  It is a naturally occurring...

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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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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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Bus Saftey

Bus Saftey

Back in mid-October Elgin/New Leipzig held some bus safety demonstrations in conjunction with National Bus Safety Week.  A big thanks to the city for blocking off a street for our use.  We covered several topics including emergency exits, evacuations, what to do in an emergency, blind spots, and the importance of sitting down.  One of the highlights of the demonstration came from our assistant, Bob the Pumpkin, provided by Jim Keller. ...

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