Category: —School News – KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI

McGregor School Board meeting from Monday, March 27th

The McGregor School Board met Monday in the High School Library.The Board approved donations from the McGregor Fire Department, McGregor Lions Club, Tamarack Sno Flyers, and Lawler Community Club, for a total of $6,850.The Board also accepted the resignation of Anthony Pierce as Head Boys Basketball Coach and Jared Jensen as School & Community Youth Work.…
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March 29, 2023 0

Aitkin Public Schools update on March 28th Community Connection

Aitkin Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter joined the show to talk about the upcoming Concert Choir’s performance of “Shrek: The Musical”, information on the Facilities Plans and Strategic Planning, and a Special School Board Election on May 9th:

March 28, 2023 0

Central Lakes College announces Music Technology AFA Degree

Central Lakes College is excited to announce the addition of a new degree: The Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Music Technology. Applications are being accepted now, with classes starting this fall. “One of our music department’s goals is to provide music degrees that are strongly rooted in the real-world skills and knowledge that a…
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March 26, 2023 0

Cultural Thursday Presents – Lessons from Chile: 40 days and 4,000 kilometers

Central Lakes College’s Cultural Thursday series presents Lessons from Chile: 40 days and 4,000 kilometers with CLC sociologist and photographer Gary Payne. There are two sessions on April 6: The first is at noon in the Chalberg Theatre and the second is at 7 p.m. in room E354. Both are free and open to the…
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March 23, 2023 0

Aitkin School Board meeting from March 20th

The Aitkin School Board met Monday evening for their regular monthly meeting. High school student Seth Parkin spoke to the board about his work with the Northland Foundation’s “Youth in Philanthropy” Board:  Community Education Director Lara Parkin presented to the Board, proposing they creating their own Youth in Philanthropy Board within Aitkin HS: The Aitkin School Board will hold…
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March 23, 2023 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools moving into next Phase of Construction

Crosby-Ironton Schools had $10M worth of repairs and updates that needed to be done over ten years, according to a facilities study furnished to the school district several years ago. In 2019, the voters in the district passed a referendum to fund the upgrades and the district got to work.  Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland: The upgrades are moving…
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March 9, 2023 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools update on March 3rd Community Connection

Crosby-Ironton Schools Superintendent D. Jamie Skjeveland returned with an update on the troubling topic of Snow Days, the next round of construction coming this Summer, and keeping close tabs on the District’s Budget:

March 3, 2023 0

McGregor School Board meeting from Monday

The McGregor School Board held a Work Session meeting Monday to review items including a Legislative Update and observations from Board members that attended the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) Conference. Katie Nelson shared some statistics pertaining to college and work: Superintendent Brad Johnson gave the Board a resource to keep up with legislative action:…
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February 16, 2023 0

McGregor Superintendent talks District Needs, 2023-24 Changes during monthly conversation

McGregor Schools Superintendent/Elementary Principal Brad Johnson  attended the Minnesota School Board Association convention recently. After stressing the importance of Special Ed funding, he’s hopeful the district will see results: Johnson expressed some concern about the status of funding for mental health services, however: Our conversation with Superintendent Johnson included details on upcoming events, the school…
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February 1, 2023 0