Falls City School Board elects 2024 leaders

(KLZA)-- Teresa Olberding was elected President of the Falls City Board of Education when the Board met Monday evening. Dan Jones was elected as Vice President for 2024.

The Board voted to approve the retirement resignation of High School Social Studies teacher Lee Kurpgeweit who has taught in District 56 for 35 years.

The Master Teacher Contract for 2024-25 was approved and the Board authorized Superintendent Tim Heckenlively to renew a $527,878 CD at Frontier Bank at an interest rate of 5.1% for a 12-month period.

Superintendent Heckenlively reported that the Falls City Public School Early Childhood Expansion Initiative was shared with representatives of the Scott Foundation in December. The total cost estimate of the project from the Lund Company is $5,040,124.

The next step is the funding the project proposal to be submitted to the Scott Foundation Board of Directors prior to their May, 2024 meeting.

The Falls City School District will be considering the feasibility of the project over the coming months.

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