What could be cut without tax levy?
What will happen if the Perham school levy does not pass at the polls Nov. 3?
Printed here are a few of the scenarios, outlined by Superintendent Tamara Uselman.
School will reduce to three-day kindergarten and fee-based beyond three days.
Class size in high school of 40; middle school, mid to high 30's; elementary school 28 to 32.
Reduce course offerings at high school.
Reduce core class teachers; elementary and middle school technology; k-6 phy ed; world language options; business education; high school speech; industrial tech; agriculture ed; orchestra.
Eliminate college courses, advanced placement courses.
Cut bus rides and institute fees for riders closer than two miles.
Cut extracurricular activities: JH baseball coach, JH boys basketball coach, One Act Play, Mock Trial, Class Advisors (prom, etc.), Knowledge Bowl, JH boys & girls golf, JH baseball, JH softball, JH girls tennis, boys tennis, Science Research, Renaissance, etc.
Go to a four-day school week.
Reductions in cleaning.
Reduce/eliminate all assistants (para-professionals) except those mandated by federal legal requirements.
Reduce food service to a single kitchen.
Increase activity fees to cover entire cost of activity for each student.
Require additional charges for transportation to activities.