Tricounty News

KES December Cubs of the Month

The Cubs of the Month have been selected at Kimball Elementary School for the month of December, 2013. They are from left to right, in front row, kneeling, Suzi Walz, Jackie W-IMG 6639Merten, Tyler Charboneau, Lucas Peterson, and Bryce Lyrek. In middle row are Hank Meyer, Tyler Verney, Zion Elznic, Jordyn Donnay, Chloe Christensen, and Jenna Christensen. In back row are Naomi Bollum, Brian Binsfeld, Kim Kesonen, Matthew Loch, Ace Meyer, and Omar Feyma. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.

 

Jan. 20: KAHS Financial Aid Night

Kimball Area High School will host a Financial Aid Night at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, in the high school cafetorium. Senior students and parents are encouraged to attend if they have any questions regarding the financial aid process. Anita Baugh from St. Cloud Technical College will be presenting. If you have any question, please contact Jay Klein at (320) 398-7700, ext. 320, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Focus on Curriculum Jan. 27 at KAHS

Kimball community members are invited to an annual Focus on Curriculum meeting from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in the Kimball Area High School FACS room, enter Door #2. According to the Curriculum Review Cycle, the focus this year is on Career and Technical Education. Teachers in the Ag/Shop, FACS and Business departments will be gaining community insights on the programs including strengths and weaknesses. The meeting will begin with a tour of the three departments. Beverages provided. If you have questions, contact Nancy Bonnifield, Curriculum Director at (320) 398-7700 X310, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

iPad fundraising update

As of Dec. 31, 2013, $10,480 has been raised to place two iPad minis in each elementary classroom. A total of $14,400 is needed to complete the project. Donations have come from individual donors, the Kimball and Fairhaven Lions clubs, Kimball American Legion, the Kimball Teachers Union, and from fundraisers held at the elementary school.

If you or your business would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please send donations to Kimball Elementary School, PO Box 368, Kimball, MN  55353. A donation of $400 will provide an iPad, a protective case, and $20 in apps. If you have questions, contact Nancy Bonnifield, Curriculum Director at (320) 398-7700 X310, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Benefit for Evelyn Stone Jan. 3 successful

Retired teacher Dode Klein was on hand at the fish fry. In addition to the field trip fundraiser, donations were being accepted 
W-IMG 6615for Mrs. Klein’s 16-month-old granddaughter, Evelyn Stone, who is hospitalized at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Evelyn needs a heart-lung transplant to treat her pulmonary arterial hypertension, More than $2,000 was raised that night, with more coming in. Staff photos by Jean Doran Matua.