By Hannah Ruhlman
It was the lead topic of conversation throughout the entire 2016 Legislative Session: teacher pay. Tired of being last place in the nation due to low teacher pay, legislators approved a penny sales tax increase that will result in Chamberlain teachers receiving a $5,000 pay increase moving into the next school year.
By Hannah Ruhlman
Sgt. Jason Handel walked into the Chamberlain High School multi-purpose room on Monday, May 2, unknowing of the surprise that awaited him. He thought he was walking in to assist school administrators break-up a fight among students, but, that was not the case. Not even close. “Well, I have to say I am a bit surprised” he said, visibly caught off-guard by the sight that greeted him.
By Amy Blum
The 14th Dalai Lama is quoted as saying, “When educating the minds of youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.” With a growing number of demands on teachers, educating a child’s heart is rarely easy; yet, the concept is what binds the Chamberlain School District’s three retiring teachers. When the school year ends on May 18, Faye Stryzewski, Karen Graber, and Lonna Chilson will close their teaching careers in Chamberlain.
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