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NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board received an update on mental health supports and programs. A newly formed district mental health team was form this school year. The purpose of the team is coordinate and provide mental health service to students, family and staff. Assistant Principal Troy Guentz, the team’s coordinator, said in terms of mental health, the baselines are being met, but the team is looking to close additional gaps and finding ways to accentuate the programs. District advisory committee and mental health support team member Mimi Chough said the district was looking at a three-tiered system for mental health support. The first tier was given to all students. This included promotion of positive social, emotional and behavioral skills an...