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Trustees approve modified four-day school week next year

Aberdeen School Board Trustees approved a modified four-day school week during their meeting held Tuesday, Jan. 18. Present to approve the change for the school district were chairman Todd Lowder, Elaine Blik, David Wahlen, Amy Burusco and, via phone, Sherrie…

City receives grants for infrastructure

The city of Aberdeen has received two grants, both are to be used for infrastructure. One is for the airport for $110,000 and one is for the city through the American Rescue Plan for $212,000. Both of these grants are…

Be aware and prepared during winter school months

by Superintendent Jane Ward Aberdeen School District Happy New Year. It is nice to have the students back in school. This school year has proven to be very successful. Student achievement is on the rise, and federal “Covid” funds have…

2021 – the year in review

Many accomplishments occurred and events took place in and around Power County and Aberdeen in 2021. In this week’s edition of The Aberdeen Times and The Power County Press, we take a look at some of the news that took…

Aberdeen students wish to start Esports program

Three students from Aberdeen High School gave a presentation on high school Esports to Aberdeen School Board members Todd Lowder, Sherrie Mauroner, David Wahlen and Elaine Blik at the meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 15. Esports is an online competitive video…

Karen Escamilla-Garnica accepted to Stanford University

Over 1,650 applicants admitted to top colleges with full scholarships through QuestBridge Palo Alto, California QuestBridge is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 QuestBridge National College Match, a national program that connects high-achieving high school seniors from low-income…

Residents learn pros and cons of four-day week

The Aberdeen School District Board of Trustees held a town hall meeting to find out the advantages and disadvantages of changing to a four-day school week. Four guests from other districts were invited to give a presentation and answer questions…

Community musical auditions set Dec. 9, 10

The Aberdeen Arts Council will be presenting Rodgers and Hammersteins Cinderella in March. Auditions have been set for Thursday and Friday, Dec. 9 and 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the middle school music room. All those auditioning should…

Trustees consider 4-day school week

Town hall meeting set Dec. 2 The Aberdeen School District Board of Trustees is again considering a four-day school week. There will be a town hall meeting to inform the public on Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Aberdeen Performing Arts…

City takes next step on the wastewater project

Aberdeen City Council members Diane Hernandez, Karalee Krehbiel, Mary Leisy, Brian Schneider, Alan Summers and Karl Vollmer, voted to take the next steps on the wastewater treatment project by selecting a project engineer, a grant administrator and signing a request…