Watertown-Mayer School Board

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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For the second year in a row, Watertown-Mayer superintendent Dave Marlette received high marks from the Watertown-Mayer school board during his annual review. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best, Marlette received an overall score of 4.8. The review was conducted in closed session during the June 24 school board [...]

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