Education

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls Schools recently went live with a new website featuring the World’s Best Workforce plan, mandated by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Using MDE guidelines, schools across the state were required to craft a strategic plan. While its format was left up to individual schools, Little Falls chose […]

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Matthew Laliberte, the son of Larry Laliberte, has been chosen as the Senior High Student of the Month for September at Swanville High School. “I have enjoyed having Matthew Laliberte as a student for the past three years. He is always pleasant and will stop to say something nice to me in the hallway,” said […]

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Swanville High School has announced that eighth grade student Grace Schultz is the grade 7 – 9 Student of the Month for September. She is the daughter of Charlie and Jill Schultz. Schultz stays active in school by participating in a range of activities. She has participated in volleyball, basketball and softball since seventh grade. […]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The stage is set for a $4.75 million bond referendum in the Pierz School District. With the money, school officials propose to make $5.3 million in school facility improvements without raising property taxes. To do it, the Board is asking voters to renew a voter approved local levy option that expires in […]

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The Swanville School District will hold a public informational meeting to discuss the upcoming operating referendum. This will be at held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the school auditorium. Members of the School Board, administration and representatives of Ehlers Inc. will be on hand to answer questions. The operating levy referendum is for […]

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To provide our readers with information to help them in their decision-making at the polls, the Record sent out a questionnaire to each of the candidates for the Little Falls School Board and the Royalton School Board. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. In Little Falls, four […]

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The city of Little Falls was recently awarded a technical assistance grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to develop Safe Routes to School (SRTS) plans for five local schools. Safe Routes to School planning provides a framework for communities to increase opportunities for children to walk and bicycle to school safely. The federal transportation […]

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Little Falls Community High School announced its homecoming queen and king candidates including front row (from left): Heidi Moe, Megan Koenig, Mikayla Gottwalt, Matison Gold and Elizabeth Theis. Back row: Thomas Bell, Joshua Kapsner, Connor Jorgensen, Ben Witt and Owen Justin. Coronation takes place Monday, at 7 p.m. in the Charles D. Martin auditorium. The homecoming royalty will […]

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Swanville High School announced Jordan Sales, left, son of Bruce and Chris Sales, and Danica Hanson, daughter of Dan Hanson and Evelyn Hopko, were crowned as homecoming king and queen Sunday, Sept. 21. They will preside over weeklong activities including: Monday, the dress up day is “Would you still be my friend if I dressed like this?” […]

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