|YE OFFICIAL SERTOMA NEWSLETTER|
March 11, 2020
Laine began by talking about how many people she now knows in Sertoma and how much fun it is for her to speak to the group. They are two years into the construction project and half done–on budget, and on time She spoke about the summer slams where they are going to be extremely busy. All thirteen projects were put in three waves. Wave 1 is on track. The Forestview is all done. WSN has been included in the elementary school projects and the high school and performing arts which are on target now. March 23 Nisswa Elementary and the others will be toured. Plans are to move into the new spaces so the rest can be re purposed. They should be ready for fall use. The high school is a two year project. She is very proud of the state of the art performing arts center that will be an asset to the whole community. The logos and the Blue White and Grey are everywhere to create this as a united front. Baxter Elementary is on track to open in the fall of 2020. She gave compliments to WSN. Thielen Heating is working on this project and she thanked Nick. Harrison Elementary includes the facilities for offices and a new cafeteria and gymnasium. Harrison is also on track. She is glad that investment was made in the older buildings. “Keeping neighborhood schools” became an important part of the whole project. Nisswa added a new entry and a new wing for 1-4. It will also be ready by fall of 2020. Brainerd High School Entrance was a little doubtful and the construction team is working hard to get it ready. Baxter Elementary will be an Early Childhood Center and it is looking for a new name. This creates space at all the elementary schools. She is hoping to have enough money to expand the gym at Garfield. They are looking at efficiencies at the South Campus. The rest of the elementaries are basically getting new safe and more efficient entryways.”As your Superintendent, I wish to thank everyone for their support of this project.” The only concern that came out in the questions was if every school was getting upgraded for safety concerns. The answer was a firm yes.
Brainerd Public Schools has a solid foundation of excellence, community partnerships, and advocacy on education-related issues. As your superintendent, I will continue to support and to collaborate with parents, community and businesses, while working to provide equity in our schools. I will be a voice for the professional needs of our school district. Together, we will build upon the many successful efforts of the past.I am deeply grateful for the hard work and dedication of our employees at ISD 181 and am filled with pride and fondness for our “Warrior Community.” Thank you for your support and for the incredible work you do as we advocate for continuous improvements to public education.
Regardless of career title, I will never forget that my roots are that of a teacher. When you get a chance, thank a teacher for the differences s/he has made in your life and continues to make in the lives of our learners every day as they educate, inspire, guide, support and change our students forever. There is no greater reward. I love being a teacher; it is truly a work of the heart.
|Pam F announced the plans so far for the Rookie Party April 30th 6 p.m. please mark calendars|
Brainerd History Week is looking for volunteers for the 2020 History Committee. Talk to Nick for details.
|Pipe and Drape Schedule|
New P &D Schedule
|Blue Ticket Winner|
|Guests: Liaine Larson, Michelle Dudas|
|* Everyone is encouraged to bring potential members to a Sertoma meeting with the Club picking up the cost. However, you will be billed $11.00 for any other guests.|
As greeter you have several duties. You need to arrive about 10 minutes early. It is your job to greet people, help them find their badges and sell them a ticket if they wish to participate. The money collected must be divided by the Greeters equally–half goes to the Current Club Treasurer for the social committee and half goes to the Club President along with the bucket of tickets. Greeter duties now include handing out the volunteer cards to everyone as they come in the door. They will still be collected in the bucket with the badges or can be submitted to the treasurer. Be there by 11:45 and call somebody to substitute for you if you can’t be there.
March 18th Collin Rehbein, Diane Rook Johnson, Jaime Rowlette
|Sertoman of the Day|
|Notes from your President Haglin|
|Our president is sharing wisdom each week to encourage our members to be positive ambassadors for our great club.|
Roster Updates/Change of Information
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roster will be updated and published at the beginning of each
Program/Sertoman of the Month
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personal and business details with the Club. Added bonus-you
cannot be fined on “your” day. Program ideas are always welcome
Pipe and Drape
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