New School Board member Peggy Rauwolf is sworn in Monday night at the board's regular meeting. Rauwolf replaces Peggy Tuttle, who resigned last month after her husband was transferred out of state by the Coast Guard. (Photo by
Kodiak Island Borough School District has seen its fair share of transition in
the last year, and that continued at last night’s school board meeting.
board itself welcomed Peggy Rauwolf to its ranks. She was officially sworn in
to the seat vacated by former member Peggy Tuttle, who resigned when her Coast
Guard husband was transferred out of state. Rauwolf was administered the oath
of office by board president Betty Odell.
Board 1 :27s “…thank
seated immediately and helped the board zip through its short, and mostly
routine, agenda. Among the actions it took was authorizing the expenditure of
about 93-thousand dollars on office and art supplies for next school year, as
well as 32-thousand dollars for a new multimedia computer lab at Kodiak Middle
School. The board also approved another 32-thousand dollars for a new van for
the district’s shipping and receiving department.
board comments, Rauwolf again thanked the board for appointing her to the
Board 2 :11s “…I
can prove myself.”)
will serve until the October municipal election, when the seat will be up for
election to fill out the last year of Tuttle’s un-expired term.
was also the first meeting for incoming Superintendent Stewart McDonald,
although he hasn’t officially taken over for Larry LeDoux, who is leaving to
become state education commissioner. McDonald said the transition is going
Board 3 :23s “…I’ll
be here as superintendent.”)
first work session as superintendent will be July 14th, while his first regular
meeting is scheduled for July 28th.