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No raise in Oshkosh superintendent’s new contract despite “excellent” review

The Oshkosh school board unanimously approved a new two-year contract for Superintendent Stan Mack II on Wednesday. Mack, who was hired in July 2010, will continue receiving the same annual base salary of $160,000 with the possibility of an additional … Continue reading

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Results of survey gauging referendum support to be released Wednesday

The results of a survey gauging Oshkosh’s support for going to referendum in April to raise school taxes will be presented to the school board Wednesday. The $21,000 comprehensive survey also asked the community to weigh in on the district’s performance … Continue reading

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Education watchdog group includes school district leaders

A new watchdog panel tasked with monitoring progress on a new Oshkosh schools strategic plan includes several of the district’s own top officials. The superintendent, school board president and a second board member, a principal and a high school teacher … Continue reading

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Loewenstein replacement, principal resignations, Green Meadow sale on tonight’s school board agenda

Former school board member Karl Loewenstein has endorsed Barb Herzog to replace him. Herzog, a former board member and district administrator, is one of three people to apply for the vacancy created when Loewenstein resigned on July 25 to go … Continue reading

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School board says no to 28 percent raise for facility director

The Oshkosh school board declined to give a 28 percent pay raise to the district’s buildings and grounds director, who is being recruited for another job. Superintendent Stan Mack II had recommended the $23,300 raise in effort to keep Randy … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board to consider 28 percent pay boost for facility director

The Oshkosh school board on Wednesday will consider giving the district’s buildings and grounds director a $23,300 pay raise. Buildings and Grounds Director Randy Johnston’s raise would consist of a $5,256 permanent salary boost and an additional $18,000 stipend each … Continue reading

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Oshkosh schools to hire experienced business director from Fond du Lac

The superintendent of Oshkosh schools has recommended hiring Sue Schnorr, the business director for Fond du Lac School District, as the new executive director of business services for Oshkosh schools. Schnorr, who has 28 years of experience, will replace Bob … Continue reading

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Some Oaklawn students may not get to attend new school under proposal

A number of Oaklawn students expecting to attend a new $13 million school next year might instead have to go somewhere else under proposed attendance boundary changes up for a vote tonight. The Oshkosh school board is scheduled to vote … Continue reading

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Board quietly agrees not to renew West High principal Ann Schultz’s contract

The Oshkosh school board quietly agreed not to renew West High School principal Ann Schultz’s employment contract this week. The board unanimously voted on a broad personnel resolution that included renewing administrator contracts during its regular business meeting Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Oshkosh schools superintendent responds to complaints about lack of snow day

The superintendent of Oshkosh schools has released a detailed explanation of his process for choosing to cancel school in response to a barrage of complaints posted on the district’s Facebook page after Wednesday’s snow storm. More than 100 comments have … Continue reading

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