Tag: High School

Homecoming Week at Hillsboro High School

Hillsboro, ND — It’s homecoming week this week at the Hillsboro High School! Students have been busy with the dress up days and special activities all week. It all kicked off on Monday with the crowning of their new Homecoming King and Queen and their annual bonfire, according to High School Principal Terry Baesler. Dress…
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September 14, 2022 0

Hosting an exchange student

Would you like to host a high school student from another country?  A group called ERDT/Share is looking for host families for the upcoming school year.  Kari Potrament of Perham works with ERDT/Share. Potrament talks about the positives of being a host family. Potrament says hosting a foreign student can build life-long relationships. For more…
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August 8, 2022 0

Hawley School Board Planning for Fall Referendum to Address Needs of Growing District

Hawley, MN — Due to the continued growth over the last several years, the Hawley School Board has agreed to move forward with planning for a building referendum this November. However, the scope of the potential project remains to be seen.  Hawley Superintendent Phil Jensen says that could mean expansion or it could mean constructing…
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April 29, 2022 0

City of Halstad Holds Public Forum to Discuss Future Options for Recently Acquired School

Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council held a community forum on Wednesday night this week to discuss potential futures for the now city-owned school building. A couple of interested community organizations who may have a vested interest in the building, such as the Halstad Business League and Halstad EDA, took part in the town…
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August 6, 2021 0

City of Halstad to Take Ownership of School

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad is now the proud owner of the former Norman County West High School. The city council last week worked out a deal with the school district that included the entire facility, grounds, bus garage, and $60,000 to cover asbestos removal and utilities. While the cash and bus garage…
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June 17, 2021 0

MSHSL announces ticket information for state tournaments

Release 6/10/21 – By the Minnesota State High School League: All tickets for the League’s Spring State Tournaments must be purchased online. There will be no cash onsite sales. Tickets for Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse and Track and Field can be found under the Tickets tab at the top of the League’s website: www.mshsl.org No tickets are…
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June 11, 2021 0

City of Halstad Discuss Former High School Purchase Agreement

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad held a special meeting on Monday night, May 24th to discuss the purchase agreement approved by the Norman County West School to sell the former High School to the city. The agreement states that the city would purchase the school building and surrounding property, minus the bus garage,…
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May 26, 2021 0

Despite Pandemic, Hillsboro School Shows Growth Through NWEA Testing

Hillsboro, ND — Studies show that students learn the most while in the classroom, so when schools went into distance learning a little under a year ago and utilized a variety of learning modes this school year, there was fear that there would be learning loss. However, if the results from the standardized testing at…
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March 3, 2021 0

Norman County West School Board Talks Former High School & Consolidation at Tuesday Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/18/20) Hendrum, MN — The Norman County West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night, November 17th where they primarily discussed matters pertaining to the old high school building and consolidation with Ada-Borup. The board and the City of Halstad appear to be getting closer to a deal…
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November 18, 2020 0