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Twins’ Hildenberger liked closing, but winning job isn’t his focus
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Dickinson School Board
November 21, 2018
Dickinson School Board hires CMAR for high-school project
On Monday night, the Dickinson School Board voted to hire J.E.Dunn as construction manager at-risk (CMAR) for the Dickinson High School project. J.E.Dunn was recommended by the selection committee, which is comprised of a school administration official, licensed contractor, registered...
November 21, 2018 - 11:26am
July 17, 2018
Looking to new year, school district continues to grow
The Dickinson Public School Board re-elected Brent Seaks as president of the Dickinson Public School Board among other orders of business at this month's meeting Monday, the first meeting for new superintendent Shon Hocker. "It's been a pleasure to have been here for a week; it's...
July 17, 2018 - 5:01pm
May 23, 2018
Meet a candidate: Sarah Carlson
Sarah Carlson hopes to bring positivity, creativity and a voice for children with disabilities to the Dickinson Public School Board. She is...
May 23, 2018 - 5:58pm
April 20, 2018
Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
The Dickinson Public School District School Board unanimously moved to make an offer to Dr. Shon Hocker of Cowley, Wyo., to become Dickinson...
April 20, 2018 - 11:35pm
April 12, 2018
Superintendent search secrecy sparks objection
The Dickinson Public School Board spent the day Thursday interviewing the four final candidates for the superintendent position of the Dickinson...
April 12, 2018 - 8:46pm
March 7, 2018
DHS expansion planning continues as workshop discusses options
The Dickinson Public School Board met for a noontime workshop on Wednesday where they discussed the design proposal for Dickinson High School, which faces capacity issues in the coming years. No motions were made during the workshop, but it was decided that the board would look into...
March 7, 2018 - 5:45pm
February 26, 2018
School board decides on superintendent salary
The Dickinson Public School Board voted to approve an offer of $210,000 per year as salary for the person who would be chosen for the soon-to-be-vacant superintendent position during a special meeting on Friday. Deciding upon the salary was only a component of the meeting, which also...
February 26, 2018 - 4:48pm
January 2, 2018
Kris Fehr sees “model” community in Dickinson
In Dickinson, Kris Fehr has seen a community willing to invest in its future. "Our community has a great model of working together and trying...
January 2, 2018 - 5:27pm
December 13, 2017
School board discusses bonding increase
The Dickinson Public School Board discussed raising the district's bonding capacity on Monday from 5 to 10 percent, a measure that would require...
December 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
DPS beginner band moved to sixth grade
Introductory band will now begin in sixth grade rather than fifth grade across Dickinson Public Schools. The district made this decision as part...
February 13, 2017 - 11:44pm
August 25, 2015
Dickinson teachers, school board agree on tentative salary schedule
A tentative salary schedule agreement was made in the Dickinson teacher negotiations Tuesday at the district's Central Administration Office. It would see an average salary increase of 5.5 percent across the board, with the average pay of a beginning teacher adjusted to $43,920. The...
August 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
June 26, 2015
Cancellations between the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Administration lead to unresolved issue
Ground rules for teacher negotiations between the Dickinson Public School Board and the Dickinson Education Administration have been set but not signed due to meeting delays, school board President Kris Fehr said in an email June 25. The two parties met June 5 to hammer out ground...
June 26, 2015 - 11:18pm
June 17, 2015
Letter: Take the high road when debating teacher salary issues
The contrast in how the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Association approach the negotiations process has never been more apparent than expressed in the April 17 letter to the editor by Mr. Nick Archuleta. As president of North Dakota United, Mr. Archuleta resorts...
June 17, 2015 - 11:28pm
June 5, 2015
DPS, DEA outline specifics of coming negotiations
Negotiators hammered out the ground rules for future discussions between the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Association on Friday at the Central Administration Offices of the Dickinson Public School District. This follows a special Dickinson Public School Board...
June 5, 2015 - 11:17pm
May 29, 2015
Teacher salary negotiation remains at an impasse
Dickinson Public School Board members consulted an attorney Friday during a special meeting to discuss its options after a district court judge ruled in favor of petitions submitted by the Dickinson Education Administration. The board argued in court last Thursday that the teacher...
May 29, 2015 - 11:14pm