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March 16, 2014
Rising cost of exams tests schools
ST. PAUL — A growing number of Minnesota districts are taking stock of the tests they give students. And they are asking tough questions about them: How many are really necessary? How often? Which exams tell the most? Spending on standardized testing fees that districts and charter...
March 16, 2014 - 9:23pm
February 25, 2014
Buses battle bitter cold
BEMIDJI — The day after Christmas break, Greg Liedl got a most-unwelcome gift: a frozen tank. Liedl, the transportation coordinator for Bemidji...
February 25, 2014 - 9:00pm
February 20, 2014
Heading home Thursday
February 20, 2014 - 9:29pm
August 21, 2013
Image: School shuffle
Students at Worthington's Prairie Elementary are dismissed following Wednesday's first day of classes.
August 21, 2013 - 10:46pm
June 13, 2013
After the vote
ROUND LAKE -- Superintendent Cornelius "Corny" Smit described Thursday the next steps for the Round Lake-Brewster school districts as "behind the scenes" and "informal" after residents of Round Lake and Brewster voted overwhelmingly earlier this week for consolidation. According...
June 13, 2013 - 11:05pm
June 11, 2013
School consolidation overwhelmingly approved
ROUND LAKE -- Unofficial election results for the proposed school consolidation between Round Lake District 516 and Brewster District 513 reveal approval of the consolidation by a substantial margin. Polling took place from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Round Lake High School Cafeteria...
June 11, 2013 - 11:31pm
June 6, 2013
Round Lake to vote on schools
ROUND LAKE -- After holding two public meetings in May, the residents of the Round Lake-Brewster School District will vote on Tuesday to decide the fate of the district. In February, Round Lake-Brewster Schools announced it would begin the consolidation process. If the projected...
June 6, 2013 - 9:57pm
May 18, 2013
Making the grade: Salute to retiring District 518 staff
More than 400 years spent in the halls of Worthington District 518 schools. That's what the combined experience adds up to for the staff members...
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
New middle school decision will be on ballot
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 will move forward with a referendum for a new intermediate school, the school board decided during a special meeting Thursday morning. Pat Overom, of ICS Consulting in Mounds View, presented the board with four options on timelines. The board then opted...
May 9, 2013 - 10:49pm
April 17, 2013
School closings from ice storm leave administrators tacking on days
WORTHINGTON -- John Landgaard has seen ice and snow like last week's before. "In 1996, we were living in northwest Minnesota when the ice storm came through," said the District 518 Superintendent Wednesday morning. "It was a very similar type of situation. The roads were so full...
April 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
April 16, 2013
New bus company for District 518
WORTHINGTON --After much discussion among the board members at Tuesday's board meeting, the District 518 School Board voted unanimously to accept Bud's Bus Service as the transportation company, beginning in the fall. "We're excited to start doing busing again," Bud's Bus Service...
April 16, 2013 - 10:57pm
February 26, 2013
Districts hope to continue early start to school year
WORTHINGTON -- As they near the end of the first three years of the Flexible Learning Year (FLY) program, 22 area school districts have submitted...
February 26, 2013 - 12:28am
February 19, 2013
Fourteen District 518 staff to retire
WORTHINGTON -- Fourteen longtime District 518 instructors will take advantage of the retirement incentive the school board approved last month, it was announced at Tuesday night's routine monthly board meeting. Those with signed agreements to retire at the end of the 2012-13 academic...
February 19, 2013 - 10:53pm
February 7, 2013
District still offers open enrollment
WORTHINGTON -- Open enrollment is ongoing at Worthington Independent School District 518. According to District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard, a rumor has been circulating that the school district is not accepting open enrollments, and that is not the case. "We just want to...
February 7, 2013 - 9:44pm
Pipestone Schools to try independent learning
PIPESTONE -- After years of sticking to the traditional classroom model, Pipestone Area Schools is trying something new. Next year they will launch a pilot program allowing students in second through fourth grades to work more independently and move through the three grades at their...
February 7, 2013 - 9:10pm