Denise Rinne, Sartell Chickens Again! I have read several articles concerning the “pet chickens” and Sartell’s ordinance. I applaud the City Council for being patient with the Siemens family and hearing their concerns at the Open Forum. I have to question the reasoning of the continued time and effort to change the ordinance when clearly the City Council has said
Joe Schulte, Sartell I would like to start this letter of support for a yes-vote on the operating levy by asking every community member this question – “If the ISD748 community is not about education, then what are we about?” You might answer, “We’re a mill town.” Sadly I’d say, “…not any more.” Maybe you’d offer, “We’re a bedroom community.”
Ava Radeke, eighth grade, Sartell Middle School As a student that will go to school at Sartell for the next four years, I’m disappointed in the people in our community who are able to disregard the importance of this referendum. The negativity is based on cost instead of what is right for the future of our community. We are taught
William A. Smoley, Sartell I support the operating levy for the Sartell-St.Stephen school district. We built a new high school that we needed and now we need to provide for its operation and maintenance. This levy doesn’t come as a surprise. At the time of the bond issue the district told us this would be coming. Yes the new school is
Gopi Ramanathan, Sartell High School class of 2016, Ithaca, New York In 2016 – when I was a senior at Sartell High School – I was part of the campaign to pass the original bond that aided in building the new Sartell High School and renovating other existing district buildings. At that time, I was also separately involved with the Sartell-St.
Jonah Nebosis, Sartell As a former Sartell graduate, I ask that you vote yes on the upcoming Nov. 5 levy. I am currently a senior at St. John’s, and education has played a big role in my life and will continue to do so as I begin my career path. Going from high school to college was a big transition in
Nate McClellan, Sartell Should I vote YES and give more money to Sartell schools? In the 20 years I’ve lived here, the district has scored much higher on both reading and math achievement and the yearly progress scores have outpaced state averages. Sartell’s four-year graduation rate of 98.19 percent places Sartell High School in the state’s top 5 percent for
Laura Mackenthun, Sartell As a Sartell resident, a parent of two Sartell High School graduates and one current Sartell High School student, and someone who has spent 30 years working in public schools, I encourage you to support the Sartell-St. Stephen school district levy on Nov. 5. Sartell schools have a well-deserved reputation for providing outstanding opportunities and support to students.