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  • East Valley school board member Mitch Jensen to resign

    Longtime East Valley school board member Mitch Jensen will step down from his seat effective Oct. 14. “I am not giving in, I am not giving up, I have simply …


  • EV extends interim superintendent’s contract

    The East Valley School Board voted to extend Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch’s contract through the end of the 2014-15 school year. According to the contract, Gresch will receive $150,000 in …


  • East Valley School District moves toward layoffs

    The East Valley School board on Tuesday took its first step to begin layoffs. The board approved a resolution that states the layoffs would help the district avoid a fiscal …


  • EV surveys options for superintendent search

    The East Valley School Board discussed the process of finding a new superintendent Tuesday, and agreed to have a work session April 14 to meet with recruitment companies. The search …


  • EVSD decides to end K-8 format

    The East Valley School Board voted to unwind its K-8 configuration Tuesday, directing Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch to hash out the details. Gresch hopes to have this done for the …


  • EV school district board approves interim superintendent contract

    The East Valley School Board met in executive session Tuesday to discuss the contract of Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch. Gresch was chosen as the interim superintendent Feb. 14 after the …


  • East Valley school superintendent stepping down

    East Valley School District Superintendent John Glenewinkel and the district’s board have reached an agreement that will release Glenewinkel from his contract. “He would have liked to have stayed,” board …


  • EV board plans town hall meetings

    The East Valley School Board has heard many comments from the public during the past several months, and Tuesday’s meeting was no exception. In order to more fully discuss issues …


  • EV board discusses forming committees, K-8

    Although K-8 wasn’t on the school board’s agenda Tuesday, East Valley School District parents and teachers showed up to share their opinions. The boardroom was so crowded people were sitting …


  • Tempers flare during East Valley School Board meeting

    Tensions in the East Valley School Board came to a head Tuesday, resulting in one board member walking out of the meeting. Another board member felt the superintendent was being …


  • Parents, district discuss EV transition to K-8

    Next year, the East Valley School District is scheduled to complete a transition to a system in which students stay at the same home school until they graduate from eighth …


  • EV to get surplus Walker Army Reserve property

    East Valley School District is waiting on the deed for the Walker Army Reserve Center after signing transition papers last week, school board chairwoman Kerri Lundstroth said. No capital funds …


  • Formal holiday lunch is longstanding EV tradition

    It’s been a tradition at East Valley High School – no one is quite sure for how long – to host a holiday lunch the last day of school before …


  • EV confronts budget cuts

    At the latest community meeting of the East Valley School Board, Wednesday, upcoming state budget cuts and plans to merge East Valley and Mountain View middle schools were discussed. Superintendent …


  • Mountain View Middle School closing

    Since 1979, Mountain View Middle School in the East Valley School District has been educating students in the East Farms area. The aptly named school, which has a fantastic view …


  • East Valley School Board weighs options after bond failure

    The East Valley School Board met Thursday to discuss what to do now that its $33.75 million school bond failed to garner a supermajority April 26. The board threw around …


  • East Valley School District measure long overdue

    Proponents of East Valley School District’s construction bond and reorganization plan are ramping up efforts to encourage residents to vote yes. “It’s time to do it,” said East Valley School …


  • Re-Visioning Plan can improve EV education

    As the chair of the East Valley School Board I felt a need to clarify some of the facts about our Re-Visioning Plan. The plan, as was voted on Tuesday, …


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