An obituary will follow at a later date.
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Distant view of Donnelly Dome with Fort Greely taken from the mountains above Black Rapids. Taken earlier this spring. Photo by Steven Miley Photography
Beryl Gorman Wolfe, 98, formerly of Flemington, NJ, passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2018, in Delta Junction, AK, where she resided with her son, Tom Gorman, and his family.
She was born March 31, 1920, to the late Albert and Jessie Smith of Riegelsville, NJ. Beryl was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Riegelsville, PA, for 75 years.
She graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1938 and attended Churchman’s Business College.
She worked at the Riegel Paper Corporation-Rexam in Flemington as the receptionist for many years.
Beryl enjoyed all kinds of dancing especially square dancing and was a former member of the Square Dance Co-op Association. Beryl’s quick wit and sense of humor always lifted people up and was a gift to everyone she came in contact with. She lived in New Jersey for 90 years and moved to Alaska in September, 2010.
She was predeceased by husbands, John M. Gorman and Lester C. Wolfe; daughter, Hazel Louise Gorman; sister, Hazel Smith, and brothers, Gerald and Glen Smith.
She is survived by sons, John A. Gorman and his wife, Elaine, of Flemington, NJ, and Thomas E. Gorman and his wife, Pam, of Delta Junction AK; five grandchildren, Tamela Gorman Buza and her husband, Matthew, of Flemington, NJ, Dr. Mark J. Gorman and his wife, Rachael, of Norwell, MA, Brooke Gorman Seeger and her husband, Aaron, of Delta Junction, AK, Evan Gorman and his wife, Luz, of Hollywood, FL, and Drew Gorman of Delta Junction, AK; 11 great-grandchildren, and her brother, Victor Smith of Riegelsville, NJ, and his family.
A private viewing for family members will be held at the Robert W. Snyder Funeral Home, 327 Easton Rd., Riegelsville, PA (610-749-2421) at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, followed by a short graveside service for both friends and family at the Riegelsville Union Cemetery. Pastor Barry Margraf will officiate. Robert W. Snyder Funeral Home 327 Easton Rd. Riegelsville, PA 18077 (610) 749-2421
Cross Fox spotted near Tok.
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Alaska Range Sunrise: Sunrise on Mt. Moffit (left) and Mt. Hayes (right) in the Alaska Range.
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Richard Mauer, President
Eileen Herman, Vice President
Dana Mock, Treasurer
Flower Cole, Clerk
Priscilla Joslin, Student Representative
LTC Michael Foote, Military Representative
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Pledge of Allegiance
D. Establishment of Quorum
E. Public Comment on Agenda Items
1. Board Policy 9323
F. Adoption of Agenda
1. Reading of the Board Mission Statement The Delta/Greely School District provides each student with opportunities to become a responsible and productive member of society.
2. Adoption of Agenda All items on the Consent Agenda are approved at the adoption of the agenda.
G. Consent Agenda
1. Approve Minutes from June 21, 2018 Business Meeting
2. Accept $50,000 Pogo Donation
H. Correspondence to and from the Board
I. Financial Report
1. Financial Report
J. Information Items
1. Superintendent’s Report
2. Assistant Superintendent’s Report
3. President’s Report
4. Military Representative Report
5. Student Representative Report
6. Principals’ Report
K. Action Items
1. Approve 20182019
School Board Calendar
2. Approve 20182019
DGSD Organization Chart
3. Approve Strategy to perform Superintendent Search
4. Approve Appointment of Board Member to District Safety Committee
5. Approve Fall Boardsmanship Travel for Board Members
6. Approve Shuttle Bus Purchase
L. Discussion of Future Meetings
1. School Board Work Session September 6, 2018
2. School Board Business Meeting September 20, 2018
M. Public Comment
N. Comments from the Board
BOARD DISTRICT GOALS 20182019
1. Reactivate Facilities Committee.
a. Identify clear steps that are needed if the district is seeking a new building
b. Identify major maintenance priorities
2. Support the development and implementation of a new 35 year Strategic Plan by February 2019.
3. Continue to analyze budget data to identify efficiencies and priorities.
4. Support the review and development of the K12 counseling program to include recommendations for future consideration.