REPRINT 1984: Community Ed Gets Victorian
District 518 was offering discounts on ten classes in 1984, in Scandinavian Flatbrod, writing, ballroom dancing, fundamentals of music, matting and framing, cable TV, managing job stress, coping with... Posted on 11/17/09 at 7:00 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Moving 5th Grade to Middle School
Last night I attended a public forum hosted by District 518 on some possible facilities changes the district is considering.
I believe I managed to hit all the major points in my article here, but bec... Posted on 8/28/09 at 10:23 AM
WORTHINGTON (AP) — District 518 and 24 other Minnesota school districts will begin the next academic year Aug. 23, school officials learned Friday.
“I think it means an opportunity to get seven to 10 days more of academic opportunity to do better on test results,” said District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard.
WORTHINGTON — Monday night’s District 518 public forum on the proposed flexible learning year drew more concerns than support, but lacked the concern about the short timeline for implementation expressed at last year’s meetings on the same subject.
WORTHINGTON — If area school districts get their wish, many students in southwest Minnesota will start their school year a bit earlier next year.
A consortium of southwest Minnesota school districts has met regularly to discuss how to better share services and improve educational opportunities.
WORTHINGTON — District 518 is working to establish an American Indian Education Committee as specified by Minnesota statute. The responsibility of this committee is representing Native Americans in advisement to all educational programs.
21st Century Community Learning Center program helps students meet state, local standards
WORTHINGTON — Struggling students are getting extra help this year from a government grant that funds academic assistance outside of the school day.
Waffles, silent auction part of musical evening
WORTHINGTON — It was a cold, cold fall for the Worthington High School (WHS) “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band, but the student instrumentalists are counting on a warm reception from the hometown crowd at their Friday night concert.
Rumors and misinformation, let’s face it, are part of life in almost every small community, Worthington being no exception. That’s one reason why newspapers and other media exist — to dispel mistruths and give the public the real story.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School Marching Band Director Jon Loy ran through rows of students, adjusting improperly bended knees and making sure each of the 100-plus students in the band stayed in step with the group.
WORTHINGTON — The idea of a school nurse’s office often conjures images of ice packs and thermometers, of third-graders dramatically clutching their tummies in an effort to skip out on math class. But today’s nurses face much more than that — eating disorders, autism, seizures and mental illness to name a few — and, according to a recent study by Minnesota 2020 and the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota (SNOM), there simply aren’t enough to go around.
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