By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Little Falls Supt. Stephen Jones has scheduled several facilities meetings at the five schools in the district. He is asking residents to voice their opinions on what each building needs. The newest building in the district (the high school) is 42 years old, built in 1972. The first two meetings were [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In the past, Little Falls Elementary Schools offered an open house for its elementary students on the Tuesday after Labor Day. On that same day, the sixth and ninth grade students had their orientation at the Little Falls Community Middle School and the Community High School. No other students started school [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After seven years seeing Principal Nate Swenson at the Little Falls Community Middle School (LFCMS), Wade Mathers has taken charge of the chalk and erasers. Mathers said he has met with the LFCMS staff and has learned they are proud of what they have going at the school. He has no [...]
There will be a 2015 Grad Bash Meeting Monday, Aug. 11, in the Little Falls Community Middle School commons at 6:30 p.m. The 2014 chairs will be handing over all the books and records to the class of 2015. For information, call Linda Kaiser at (320) 630-2718 or email her email@example.com.
By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent Pioneer Elementary School in Pierz is bursting at the seams. Built in 1991 for 400 students, today it is well over capacity with several portable classrooms in place. Pierz school officials spent time at the July 30 board meeting reviewing preliminary plans for a multiphase construction project involving both elementary and high [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Pierz Family Gardens, a community garden started years ago, is not only a place to grow fresh produce, but has become a learning-rich environment as well. This year, the school rented enough plots for a 275-foot long, 50-foot wide area, where students have created a growing, learning and fruitful environment. [...]
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center and Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) announcd that the Royalton Yes Team was awarded the first place “Yes” award for its 2013-2014 project accomplishments. For their efforts, members of the team received $1,000 in award funding to be used in future Yes Team work. Team awards in Central Minnesota totaling $2,250 [...]
By Tina Snell Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Contract agreements were reached with Little Falls School District employees with little fanfare. The groups with new contracts include Minnesota State Education Association (MSEA) specialists, MSEA food service employees, MSEA secretaries and paraprofessionals, MSEA business office clerks and the superintendent. All agreed on a three-year contract which include [...]