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Board of Education accepts resignation, hires teachers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:48 Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

The Arapahoe Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 14, 2014.  In attendance at the meeting were board members Dennis Breinig, Allan McCoy, Dennis Roskop, Mason Schroeder, Todd Watson and Rod Whipple along with superintendent Charlie Curnyn, elementary principal Bob Braithwait and secretary Kate Warner. Secondary principal Daren Hatch was attending the pre-contest music concert arrived later in the meeting.  Visitors included Ginger Breinig, Sue Helms and Erik Karre.
    President of the board, Todd Watson, called the 8:00 p.m. meeting to order and noted that the Open Meetings Policy Act was posted in the room.  All members were present and the agenda was approved as presented.  Watson welcomed everyone in attendance.
    Elementary principal Braithwait reported the following information to the board:
    •Violence Prevention Week went very well with only a few things that will most likely be changed next year.
    •NeSa testing continues with someone testing almost every day the entire month.

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Veterans take once in a life time trip

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:45 Wednesday, 13 March 2013 18:21

Local Korean War Veterans are being honored 50 years after the end of the war with the Heartland Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
    Wren Trosper of Arapahoe, Wayne Sander, and Glen Monter of Elwood recently flew to Washington D.C. as part of a tour organized by Bill and Evonne Williams and sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.  The two-day event took place March 24th and 25th.
    On March 24th, the veterans arrived at the Omaha Ramada Plaza in Omaha to take part in a banquet and dance. They gave the Veterans matching polo shirts, blue jackets and a Korean Veterans cap.  The Veterans were not allowed to take anyone with them on the airplane but they were allowed to take guests to the banquet on Monday.  Monter said that there were 1,450 people at the banquet that night.  Monter brought his son, Doug, to help with the drive.

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Quote of the Week

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:41 Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:00

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."
~Galileo Galilei