The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) School Board will recognize student school board representative Baleigh Peterson at its Jan. 11 meeting in the Gibbon Elementary gym. GFW Elementary Principal Jennifer Thompson reported coaches are working with staff on classroom libraries and assisting in modifying teaching practices for distance learning. She said each classroom was given a stack of brand new books prior to leaving for winter break. Thompson reported all staff is preparing to transition back to the in-person learning model on Monday, Jan. 11. Board action items include the 2021-22 school calendar. Gail Gilman, Minnesota School Board Association Director of Strategic Planning & Board Leadership Director, will provide a strategic planning presentation. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be streamed live online.