PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Monday morning found students here in some uncommon locales for a school year weekday: working the register at the local Cenex station, checking their Facebook page at the library or sleeping in.
Mila Koumpilova, The Forum
, September 14, 2010
Next meeting planned for April 6
OKABENA — More than 150 people gathered inside the high school gym in Okabena Monday night for continued discussion on the possibility of moving to a four-day school week.
It shouldn’t be terribly surprising that three southwest Minnesota school districts — Round Lake-Brewster, Southwest Star Concept and Windom — are mulling over four-day weeks as a means of saving money.
Area schools consider a four-day school week
WINDOM — Three area school districts —Southwest Star Concept, Round Lake-Brewster and Windom — are considering implementing a four-day school week to help cut costs.
Blackduck School Board members agreed Wednesday they want more information about the impact of moving to four day school week. Grant Mistic seemed to voice the feeling of other board members when he said unless there is solid community support for such a change, it just won’t work.
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