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March 21, 2018

Barry Gunn

Long Awaited School Audit Released

It took almost two and a half years, but the audit conducted by the State Auditor & Inspector’s Office was finally released today, March 18, 2018. The Luther Register’s first story about the cititzen’s petition being submitted to the state calling for the investigative audit was  back in November of 2015. For some time, we have

Championing the Team; Championing the Teachers

Talk of a state basketball tournament and a “teacher walkout” highlighted conversation at the March 5, 2018, Luther School Board meeting. Business was also conducted with the swearing in of board member CJ Cavin to a full term, the re-election of the board officers and the contract approval of certified teachers. Steve Broudy was re-elected

New teachers for a new school year

Just in the nick of time, the Luther School Board hired new teachers Monday to start the new school year that begins Thursday. Teachers reported Monday for meetings, policy updates and motivation. Parents will meet teachers Tuesday evening. The 2017-2018 school year is here. Hired Monday night are new certified personnel: Angela Bandy, fifth and

Gunn named Luther Superintendent

Barry Gunn was unanimously selected the new superintendent of Luther Public Schools during a special school board meeting Thursday night. “I’m excited for the opportunity and am overwhelmed by the support from the community,” said Gunn who was the undisputed “fan favorite” for the job to lead the 900-student district. Gunn currently is the middle

Picking a superintendent, not without controversy

There are 28 candidates. That’s the number of resumes collected by Luther School Board President Matt Mohr for superintendent. One of the candidates is Barry Gunn. And two school board members want to “skip the formalities” and just hire the popular middle school principal. Trouble is, the board agreed to follow a process for hiring the new administrator,