News in a hurry

Posted 1/7/19

Superintendent honored The Colorado Rural Schools Alliance recently presented Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette with the Rural Service Award at the Colorado Association of …

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News in a hurry

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Superintendent honored

The Colorado Rural Schools Alliance recently presented Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette with the Rural Service Award at the Colorado Association of School Boards Convention in Colorado Springs, according to a news release by the Elizabeth School District.

“Bissonette has advocated for adequate and equitable funding of rural school districts for several years,” the release states. “In an effort to create greater awareness of the funding inequities, and to prompt a long-term solution at the state level, he has shared information and research with superintendents, school district boards of education, state education leaders, legislators, and many others.”

Photo contest

Elbert County, the Town of Kiowa and the Elbert County Museum are hosting a community photo contest. Photos that capture the essence of Elbert County – rural life, renewable energy, country roads, agriculture and wildlife – are encouraged, according to a news release.

On adult and one youth winner will be selected. Each winner will receive $250 and have their photo professionally printed, matted and framed and permanently exhibited at the Elbert County Museum, the Elbert County Administrative Building and/or Kiowa Town Hall.

Applicants must live in Elbert County and the photo must have been taken in Elbert County. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 31. Photos may be uploaded online at https://goo.gl/forms/quIkIq7kXDkRSETQ2

Open seat on board

The Town of Kiowa has a board of trustees seat open as of this month, the town reported on its website. If you are interested in becoming a board member, submit a letter to Michelle Campbell, town clerk, at  mcampbell@townofkiowa.com

An application can be found at www.townofkiowa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Board-Member-Application.pdf

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