The Prairie Lakes AEA Board of Directors held a public hearing in the media center of the high school on Thursday, November 1st to consider a petition from the East Greene and Jefferson-Scranton School Districts to hold a public vote on the issue of reorganization of the two districts. At the meeting, East Greene School Attorney Rick Engel gave an overview of the reorganization process. The school superintendents (Mike Harter (EG) and Tim Christensen (JS)) gave a presentation of the sharing history between the school districts, the reasons for reorganization, and the benefits of reorganization. There were no objections to the petition from the public. The Prairie Lakes AEA Board approved the petition to call for a reorganization vote on a 5-0 vote. An election date has been set for February 5th of 2013.
The high school drama department performed the musical Footloose in three weekend showings (Friday and Saturday night and a Sunday matinee). There were excellent crowds for each of the showings with some would be spectators turned away Friday night due to a sold out show. The students did an outstanding job. Congratulations to all of the students involved in the musical.