Watertown-Mayer School Board

For the Watertown-Mayer School Board, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. All three seats are four-year terms and incumbents Jeff Jackson, Jennifer Janikula, and Timothy Thompson are running along with challenger Julie Sweeney. For the upcoming election, all four candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves […]

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Discussions centering on conference changes for Watertown-Mayer High School athletics swirled around during the Watertown-Mayer School Board meeting on Monday, April 18, with the district merely exploring its options for the future of its athletic programs. Watertown-Mayer is currently a member of the Minnesota River Conference (MRC). It joined the MRC, a conference suited for […]

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Updates on the Hope with Horses program and the iPad initiative were among the topics discussed by the Watertown-Mayer School Board during its regular meeting held on Monday, Feb. 24. The program, which serves at risk and disengaged students at Watertown-Mayer High School, is administrated through Freedom Farm, a PATH International Premier Accredited Center located […]

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The Watertown-Mayer School Board approved the district’s 2014 tax levy and budget during its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 16. The toal levy for 2014 is $5,601,272.49, which is 0.31 percent lower than the 2013 levy. The 2013 levy was $5,618,514.52. The total 2014 levy includes three parts — the general fund levy, Community Service […]

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The Watertown-Mayer School Board approved new contracts for Superintendent Dave Marlette and for the district’s educational support professionals during its meeting on Monday, Nov. 25. Marlette’s new three-year contract includes a total increase of $10,838 over the next three years, an increase of 2.07 percent. The increase for the 2013-14 school year is just $838, […]

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The Watertown-Mayer School Board set the preliminary 2013 Payable 2014 levy at the maximum amount allowed by the Minnesota Department of Education during a meeting on Monday, Sept. 23. Maximizing the levy in September is a typical move for the School Board, allowing the county to start preparing 2014 taxes. However, Superintendent Dave Marlette indicated […]

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