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St. John's Lutheran Church ,'The Uttle Church That Could" 5:30PM Saturday Services Plumbing tOAM - Cooling Backhoe Service Septic Systems IL LIC 058-147596 Sunday Services 223 W. Cooke St. Unique Handcrafted Treasures Florals - Country Decor Antiques & So Much More Silk Florals Speak Wonders Seasonal Bouquets Holidays Weddings Receptions Anniversary Thank You Graduation Bereavement 106 S. Washington Mt. Pulaski Tues-Fri 10-4 & Sat 9-1 792 5117 Before you go out for a ride, check with your Pekin Insurance Agent about money-saving discounts! MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE! Cycle-Auto Discount Loss Free Discount Experienced Driver Discount Multi-Cycle Discount Motorcycle Driver Education Discount V,I.R Preferred Driver Discount Downing, Przykopanski, Clements & May Insurance Agency,Inc' 109 S. Lafayette - ML Pulaski ,~ ........ wwwooe~iniosurance,com School Board Meeting Cont'd From Page 7 RP Lumber- Gym floor repairs various educational purposes, nurse, Jan Patel was renewed $5,984.07 Performance Welding- The board will look into rees- for two ),ears. Her work has Fabrication work tablishing the foundation,been described as being 'above ft. $4,925.00 ReLight (wind farm) has been and beyond". talking to the district. Discus- The recent blood drive at the Carpet Weaver's - Tread repairs $3,356.00 Jerry's Electric - Motor mounts $41.55 C2 Consulting - Boiler chemicals $2,547.19 Performance Welding - Materials $1,077.96 Court ]]le - Gym floor $10,200.00 Bennett Builders - Gym floor $12,800,00 Binder's - Boiler work $7,200.00 Binder's - Valve motor linkage $5,040.OO Triple A Asbestos - Emergency removal $1,303.00 2012 - 2015 TOTAL $204,616.59 During the discussion the board commented that there are several options that needed be looked at. T, he important thing was to continueto provide good facilities for students. At this .time architectural firms will be asked to contact the school con- ceming costs of renovation in new construction. The matter will continue to be discussed at the April board meeting.. In reference to building finances, the Board noted that the 1% sales tax has added $220,000 per year so far to district finances. These funds can only be used for building repairs-improvements. The board pointed out that the grade school roof-work has totaled $750,000. On completion of the project, all of the funds for the work will have come from the 1% sales tax, not property taxes. Concerning the grade school roof, the second phase of work will be scheduled for this summer. This phase will cost between $230,000 and $240,000. Construction expected to start June 8. The current liability insur- ance contract has saved the dis- trict money. The contract has gone from $74,000 per year to $48,000 a year. The education foundation established in 1992 ended in early 2000s. When the founda- tion was in effect it brought in $10,000-$12,000 per year for sion has included the goals of high school netted 29 pints. the district and general infor- High school principal Terry mation about the community Morgan said one of those pints and the school district, was his. Since the school district has A mentoring program for students at the high school has taken over school bus trans- portation Superintendent Todd been successful. Teachers have Hamm said there has been sav- stepped up to help mentor the ings for the district, students on a one-to-one basis. The board approved the The students involved have 2015- 2016 calendar. It will be shown a marked improvement placed online, in grades and the program has The board approved a change had a positive impact on the in the athletic code. It will students involved. Four freshmen girls have include expectations of par- ents of athletes. Guidelines will joined the co-op softball pro- include conduct, gram with Hartsburg Emden. The contractwith the school Next meeting is Monday April 20. Guess Who's They're a little kooky, and a little spooky, and far from a normal family. But the Addams Family can certainly throw a dinner party. Come experience all the fun as the MPHS Drama Club performs "The Addams Family Musical". Tickets can be purchased the night of the performances at the door... Adults $4, Senior Citi- zens $3, Students $2, and 5 and under FREE. Per ornw es - Thursday, April 9th 7 pm Friday, April 10th 7 pm Saturday, April 11th 3 pm Saturday, April 11th 7 pm Same Program - New Name! Since we have obtained a tax exempt number we have had to rename our program. We now are the Community Summer Children's Food Pro- gram. In the past this community has been most gracious, and we once again are asking for your support. Monetary contributions should be made out to Summer Children's Food Program and mail to either Judy Knauer - 1870 850 St. or Mary Brown - 414 North Washington St. God bless you and thank you for finding it in your heart to aid this mission. A town in Italy got more than 100 inches of snow in 18 hours. The world's biggest home (115 bedrooms) is for sale in Italy. A study says the average cost of a wedding is now $31,000. 8 P tO O I1= gt