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Lamar School Board Meets this Monday, April 9

The RE-2 District Board will consider some staff changes during the Monday meeting beginning at 6:30pm.  For the 2012-2013 school year, the board will vote to eliminate a secretarial and custodial position at the high school, a math interventionist at the middle school and the transportation secretary position as of December 1, 2012.    Personal changes […]

Lamar School Board Takes Up 4 Day School Week Question

Last May, the board of directors for the Lamar RE-2 school district voted to maintain a five-day school week. Only two members favored making the switch to a four-day week with the majority deciding that closing Lincoln School was enough of a change for the year. The issue will be up for discussion and perhaps […]

Decision on Four Day School Week Due May 9

Decision on Four Day School Week Due May 9

The RE-2 school board of directors will hold a work session Thursday, May 5 and a general meeting on May 9, at which time a vote on a four day school week will be taken. Parents, students and concerned citizens attended a public forum on the matter this past Tuesday, and the public had an […]

RE-2 School Board Closes Lincoln, Ponders 4 Day School Week

RE-2 School Board Closes Lincoln, Ponders 4 Day School Week

  The Lamar RE-2 District school board, faced with an $860,000 budget shortfall for next year, took several steps during Monday night’s meeting to close the financial gap. One step was to close Lincoln school for next year. Director Elizabeth Whitham cast the lone no vote to close the school which was estimated to account […]