February 8, 2016

GE school board candidates discuss issues

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Two candidates will face off for a seat on the Gardner School Board on April 5 when incumbent Mary Herbert will face newcomer Clint Newell to retain her seat on the board. The Gardner News asked five questions of each candidate, you will find their responses below. Why are you running for Continue Reading

Background checks may be required for school volunteers

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Proposed changes to USD 231’s volunteer handbook have raised concerns among at least one member of the Board of Education. USD 231 Finance Director Eric Hansen, at the board’s Nov. 15 regular meeting, distributed notes from a Nov. 9 Finance Committee meeting. Those notes included a copy of the Beaverton (Ore.) Continue Reading