Monmouth-Roseville School District

Appointments Could Fill Vacancies
5:51 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Everyone Might Win in Monmouth-Roseville Election

Superintendent Ed Fletcher says the two two-year spots on the April ballot were created by a lack of candidates running in the previous election.
Credit T.J. Carson

Losing in this spring's election for the Monmouth-Roseville School District might not mean losing the opportunity to serve.

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District Seeking to Save Money
3:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Some Sports Could be Cut in Monmouth-Roseville

Superintendent Ed Fletcher reads a letter urging the school board to save the Twirlers program.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Monmouth-Roseville School District is looking for ways to reduce spending, and the elimination of certain sports programs  is one option under review.

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Referendum Rejected Twice
6:02 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Monmouth-Roseville Debates Funding Options

Superintendent Ed Fletcher and the Monmouth-Roseville School District face an uncertain future with school funding.
Credit T.J. Carson

Funding solutions for the Monmouth-Roseville School District remain unknown after a proposed hike in the education fund tax rate was voted down in November’s elections.

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Election 2014
11:19 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Monmouth-Roseville Makes Case for Tax Rate Increase

Monmouth-Roseville Superintendent Ed Fletcher feels the district has made its case for a tax rate increase in the education fund.
Credit T.J. Carson

Voters will decide whether to grant the Monmouth-Roseville School District a 75-cent tax rate increase for the education fund.  Salaries and most other day-to-day expenses are paid from that fund.

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TSPR Local
1:05 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Monmouth-Roseville Explains Tax Referendum

Superintendent Ed Fletcher details the district's financial situation, and the need for a referendum.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Monmouth-Roseville School District used a forum Wednesday night to to ask the community for help.

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Education Fund
4:30 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Monmouth-Roseville Schools Seek Tax Hike

Residents of the Monmouth-Roseville School District are again being asked to pay more in property taxes.

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Fletcher Looks Forward to Challenges
4:08 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

New Superintendent Takes the Helm

Supt. Ed Fletcher

Ed Fletcher has taken the helm of the Monmouth-Roseville School District. He spent the last six years as principal at the high school in Staunton, Illinois.

This is the first time he has been the top administrator for an entire district.
 
He has spent a lot of time during his first three weeks on the job learning the names of faculty and staff.

Fletcher says it's important to him not only to get to know them but also to know their expectations for the district. He says the employees have a great passion for education.

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Move will occur in July
1:10 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Willets Building to House ROE

The Monmouth-Roseville School District closed Willets Elementary School last year. It will soon re-open as home to the Regional Office of Education for Warren, Mercer and Henderson counties.

School Board President Lynn Shimun says the contract was signed last week.

He says, “This is something we've been working on for about two years and finally we've got it completed. And we're working on getting a few minor adjustments and things made to the rooms."

The ROE will also move an alternative school into the building.

Monmouth-Roseville will retain aides
10:17 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Intervention Program Shows Results

The Monmouth-Roseville School Board believes the district's  Response to Intervention program deserves more time to prove its worth.
      
Superintendent Paul Woehlke says,  despite budget concerns, it's a good move to retain the seven aides in the program.

The goal of RTI is keep students who are failing academically in regular classrooms.

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Simple steps could bring significant savings
3:15 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Superintendent Says Districts Could Share Services

The Monmouth-Roseville school superintendent hopes the Classroom First Commission will take a look at simple ways to save education dollars.

Paul Woehlke said small steps can mean big savings.

He said, “There is opportunity for sharing what we call 'back office' functions. Payroll and bookkeeping and those kinds of things. In my mind, I'm not sure that opportunity has been explored to its fullest extent yet.”

He said districts use a wide variety of software packages so compatibility is the only real barrier.

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