Education

Vanessa Meschke has been chosen as the March Girl of the Month at Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS). The daughter of Sharon and Ross Meschke has future plans for herself that flow from her high school interests. Next year will see her at the University of Wisconsin – Madison setting her sights on a [...]

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Maddison Carl, daughter of Mike and Dawn Lattimer of Randall, has been named Royalton High School’s March Artist of the Month. When she first was in art class as a seventh grader, she never thought that she had enough talent to create anything that would be considered the “Best” by anyone. “I have been in [...]

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Rhiana Mayer has been named the Upsala Junior High Student of the Month for February. The eighth-grader is the daughter of Christina Nienaber. Meyer participates in volleyball and has excelled in academics. She has been student of the month in the past and consistently sits on the B honor roll. Visual art teacher, Kara Poissant [...]

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The Little Falls Community Middle School (LFCMS) selects seven students each month based on their great behavior and work ethics in the classroom. February Students of the Month include (from left): Jenna Mrosla, Ethan Stanford, Madison Carper, Kaitlyn Cox and Isaac Olson. Not picturd: Rachel Loukinen and Madison Marquette.   

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls Schools are again implementing the Minnesota Reading Corps in its curriculum for students ages 3 – third grade. The Corps is an AmericaCorps program that provides trained literacy tutors for students. The Minnesota Reading Corps began in 2003 and early on, the results showed how effective it was [...]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The faculty selection committee recently named the March Students of the Month at Pierz Healy High School. Tiara Hopkins and Jordon Goebel are being honored for maintaining high academic standards, demonstrating leadership potential and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities. They now become eligible for $1,500 scholarships courtesy of Farmers and [...]

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By LORAE VARDAS  Correspondent   Teachers in the Pierz School District settled on a new two-year contract. The Pierz School Board put its stamp of approval on the contract without much discussion at the March 26 meeting. The salary schedule alone gives certified staff a 1.5 percent increase in 2013-2014 and an additional 2 percent [...]

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Katie Yorek has been selected by the local PEO women’s chapters as February Girl of the Month for the Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS). The daughter of Ken and Brenda Yorek, she enjoys hunting, fourwheeling and active sports in her free time. Yorek’s mentors at the high school, Lynn Gwost and Doug Ploof, describe [...]

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