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Lake Park-Audubon School Board News & Notes from June 22nd Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (6/25/20)

Lake Park, MN -- The Lake Park-Audubon School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night. At the meeting, the board approved a two-year teacher’s contract. Lake Park-Audubon Superintendent Dr. Paula Henry says it’s great to finally have that accomplished, but as they move forward they will try to get a head start on the next agreement.

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The school board also approved a contract with Amanda Scanson of Brady Martz and Associates to handle the district’s finances. Superintendent Henry says this allows a trained financial professional to handle tricky Minnesota educational finances and the move will save the district money as well.

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Dr. Henry also provided an update from the Long Term Planning Committee, who has been looking into potentially purchasing some adjacent property if they were to expand.

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And at this week’s meeting, the Lake Park-Audubon School Board approved a number of new teaching hires and also a number of new coaches.

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The board also approved the preliminary 2020-2021 school budget, approved Summer Day Camp Fees and workers, and approved 2020-2021 activity and food service fees.