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School board adds support for music, gym in 2013-2014 budget

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MORRIS – The Morris Area School Board voted last Thursday to increase funding for physical education at the elementary school and music at the high school and elementary school for the 2013 – 2014 school year.


The district finance committee – school board members Kurt Gartland, Dick Metzger and Jamie Solvie – recommended making several additions to the preliminary budget:

• $1,700 for an assistant advisor for the Business Professionals of America program,

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.