The Montevideo School Board held its first meeting of the new year Monday.

The Montevideo School Board held its first meeting of the new year Monday.

Newly elected board member Alan Van Ravenswaay took the oath of office as did re-elected board members Darin Balken and Maggie Kluver.

Board officers for the upcoming year are: Balken, chairperson; Andrew Stenson, vice-chairman; Kluver, cleck; and Tim Forde, treasurer.

The following committee assignments were made for the upcoming year:

MRVED board: Darin Balken.

Community Ed/Rec. Advis­ory: Alan Van Ravenswaay.

Licensed and non-licensed personnel-labor management: Andrew Stenson and Steve Kubista.

Indoor air quality/health and safety/wellness: Maggie Kluver and Van Ravenswaay.

Transportation: Kubista and Balken.

District staff development/systems accountability: Kluver and Van Ravenswaay.

Fine arts advisory: Tim Forde and Van Ravenswaay.

Athletics advisory: Forde and Kubista.

Technology: Forde and Sten­son.

Continuing education: Forde.

Minnesota State High School League: Van Ravenswaay and Kluver.

Legislative liaison - MSBA: Kluver.

The board approved a request by Principal Bob Grey and FFA advisor Brian Albers to move forward with the implementation of trap shooting as an FFA activity this spring.

Trap shooting has been a long-standing FFA activity at the state and national levels. It would not involve students bringing guns to school.

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