Superintendent Resigns

Posted March 5, 2014 at 8:05 pm

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Special Meeting

A special meeting of the Board of Education, Miller School District #29-4 was held on Monday, March 3, 2014 in the Elementary Conference Room. The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by David Fremark, President of the Board. Other members in attendance were Natalie Bertsch, Jonathan Hurd, Cynthia Rombough, Michael Runge, Connie Schroeder and Tim Zacher. Also in attendance were Steve Schumacher, Jr/Sr High School Principal, Tammy Caffee, Elementary Principal and Sara Gates, Business Manager.

Visitors were recognized. Kathy Harvey and Lisa Anson were present representing the Miller Education Association.

Motion by Zacher, second by Bertsch to enter into Executive Session for the express purpose of personnel matters at 12:16 p.m. All voting aye.

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    Miller Area Foundation is the gift that keeps giving

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    FOR TWENTY YEARS donations from hundreds of generous contributors to the Miller Area Foundation have impacted the Miller area in many ways by providing grants for various community projects such as playground equipment for the elementary school.

    The gift that keeps on giving stands to give even more, thanks to the generosity of Larry Coss who has issued a challenge to the Miller Area Foundation (MAF). The challenge, according to foundation chairwoman, Dawn Joy, is to raise $100,000 by June of 2018. When

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    Winter Wellness Night

    Jerod Fisher | The Miller Press

    WINTER WELLNESS NIGHT concluded with three “lucky” members of the staff being pied in the face. From left: MHS Principal Steve Schumaker, Superintendant and Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach Mike Ruth, and Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach Will Castle.


    Come enjoy a night of youth basketball

    Jerod Fisher | The Miller Press

    Nick Ortmeier drives against a Wildcat defender. The younger, non-varsity players and teams will be highlighted on their home court Februrary 10.

    Come enjoy a night of youth basketball

    On Monday, February 10, something quite special will be happening in the Miller Armory. This night will be filled with the sounds of

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    Former elementary officially transferred to On Hand

    The January school board meeting was called to order by Connie Schoeder at 6:02 pm on Jan 13,2014. Board members present were Bertsch, Hurd, Rombough, Runge, Schroeder, and Zacher. The board approved the agenda, minutes of December 9, 2013 meting, financial report, and payment of presented bills.

    The Community Center Committee was present to request that the school board rescind the original resolution to transfer ownership of the vacant school building to the city and instead transfer that ownership directly to On Hand Development Corp. It has become

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    Enjoy Miller’s wrestling weekend

    The annual AAU Wrestling tournament in Miller will be Sunday, Jan. 12 at the armory. The date changed this year to coincide with the high school tournament taking place on Saturday in town.

    Approximately 130 AAU wrestlers plus support staff, family, friends, fans and spectators participate in an average tournament. The AAU Regional tournament was held in Miller in 2012. Andy Canham, club member, stated, “ It was estimated that over 2,000 people attended, and someone told me it was the fullest they had ever seen

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