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Bloodmobile Coming To Elgin August 22

August 14, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The next bloodmobile drive in Elgin is just days away.
The Knights of Columbus Hall will be the site of the Elgin ‘Blood Drive’ on Friday, Aug. 22.
The bloodmobile, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For an appointment, contact Lori Widger at (402) 843-0397.

School Begins August 15 For PJCC, St. Boniface Students

August 8, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

For students at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic and St. Boniface Elementary, summer days are rapidly winding down.
The first day of the 2014/2015 school year will be Friday, Aug. 15. There will be a full day of classes, beginning at 8:05 a.m. and concluding at 3:45 p.m.
Two days earlier, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, there will be an open house for parents and students. The open house will begin at 6 p.m. A parents meeting will be held at 7 p.m.
Pope John faculty this year are:
Mary Bartak — World History, Theology, Math
Rachel Becker — Music
Father John Broheimer — Theology
Julie Burenheide — Spanish, guidance counselor, A.D.
Father Ross Burkhalter — Theology
Julie Dwyer — Technology
Connie Henn — Art
Sister Pat Hoffman — Math
Peggy Payne — English
Jake Sladky — Science
Benjamin Spiegel — American History, Physical Education
Lauren Vaisvilas — Junior High Science, Theology, Librarian
St. Boniface Elementary faculty:
Michelle Pelster — Pre K-Kindergarten
Heather Veik — First/Second Grade
Jan Starman — Third/Fourth Grade
Scott Becker — Fifth/Sixth Grade
Joan Stuhr — Title 1/Librarian
Rachel Becker — Music
Connie Henn — Art

First Day Of School At EPS Is August 14

August 8, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Thursday, August 14, will mark the first day of classes for students attending Elgin Public Schools.
Summer vacation for students was just short of three months. On the first day of classes, school will begin at 8:15 a.m. and dismiss at 1 p.m. Morning pre-school will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on the first day.
Afternoon preschool will begin on Monday, Aug. 18.
Beginning on Friday, Aug. 15, students will adhere to a regular schedule for school. Classes will begin at 8:15 a.m. and run til 3:43 p.m. (high school) and 3:40 p.m. (K-6). Morning preschool (four-year-olds) will be held each weekday from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Afternoon preschool (three-year-olds) will be Monday thru Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.
Breakfast and lunch will begin on Aug. 14. Breakfast will be $1.40 and will begin at 7:45 a.m. Student lunches will be priced at $2 for PreK-6; $2.25 for grades 7-12 per meal. Extra milk is 35 cents/carton. EPS faculty are:
Michael Becker — Health, Physical Education
Deb Beckman — Second Grade
Barb Bode — Guidance, Family & Consumer Science
Crystal Borer — Fourth Grade, Math Grades 4, 5 & 6
Allison Dolezal — Science
Kerri Drueke, — Librarian, 7th and 8th Grade Language Arts
Krista Eisenhauer — Third Grade
Randy Eisenhauer — Fifth Grade, Science Grades 4, 5 & 6
Dianne Gunderson — First Grade
Eric Heithoff — Music
Rita Heithoff — Art
Jeane Johnson — Math
Amy Klein — Languages
Eric Mlinar— Business, Computer
Ken Newcomb — Junior High Math
Wes Prater — Social Studies
Julia Schwartz — Ag Education
Stacy Shumake-Henn — English
Brenda Siems — Kindergarten
Tina Thiele-Blecher — Title 1
Shirley Thorberg — Sixth Grade, Social Studies Grades 4, 5 & 6
Sue Vanis — Preschool & Resource Teacher
Kim Zwingman — Resource Teacher

TransCanada Spokesman Says 80 Percent of Easements Signed In Antelope County

August 8, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Tne Antelope County Board of Supervisors were told Tuesday morning TransCanada officials continue to work with landowners on easements connected with the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Jeff Rau, aspokesman for TransCanada/Keystone XL Pipeline told the supervisors Tuesday morning that 80 percent of the easements in Antelope County have been signed.

For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review.

Elgin City Council To Meet Monday

August 1, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Elgin City Council will meet Monday night, August 4 at 7:30 p.m. Agenda items are:
• Professional Retail Operations Agreement with ERPPD
• New water well update
• Culverts at Paul Pelster’s property
• Costs of concreting alley approach
• Setting September meeting date and set date for budget workshop
• Block off street for car show August 16 — Kim Polston
• Grant for rubber at park
• Pool committee
• Approve Michelle Schultz as EMT to EVFD
• Block off street for car show on September 6 — Duane Esau
• Building permits — Tom Bergstrom, Steve Finn & Shirley Nissen

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