Education

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The state of Minnesota is requiring schools to have in place a plan to evaluate its teachers. While this plan is mandatory, it does not have to be approved. Aaron Sinclair, Little Falls activities and human resources co-director, reported to the School Board Monday about what has been put together so [...]

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Honors graduates The following students have graduated with honors from their respective colleges. Minnesota State University, Moorhead — Abbie Detloff of Staples, bachelor of science in elementary inclusive education, summa cum laude; Courtney Messinger, Little Falls, bachelor of arts in psychology, magna cum laude; Danielle Stiller, Upsala, bachelor of science degree in accounting, magna cum [...]

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Courtesy of the National Joint Powers Alliance Area teachers were honored May 13, at the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Teachers of Excellence Awards Banquet. These teachers, chosen by their school leaders, exemplify commitment, expertise and leadership in teaching. Among those honored included the following teachers from Little Falls, Swanville and Upsala. Shawn Alholm from Lincoln [...]

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The Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) announced the top 10 students in the Class of 2014. Listed in alphabetical order, they include: Jessica Durfee, daughter of Rachel and Brad Durfee, will graduate with a 3.992 grade point average (gpa). During her high school career, Durfee was involved in tennis, Knowledge Bowl, Key Club, Student [...]

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Healy High School in Pierz honors its top five students of the graduating class. This year, the top five students in the Class of 2014 include: Sarah Stangl, daughter of James and Patricia Stangl is the Valedictorian for the Class of 2014. During high school, Stangl was involved in First Robotics, the National Honor Society [...]

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The Continuing Education Center (CEC) announces its fourth quarter honored advisees. They are McKayla Stamm and Sabrina Wandersee. Stamm is the daughter of Wilhelm Stamm of Pierz and Cheryl Stamm of Little Falls. To receive this honor, McKayla has shown strong academic progress, a positive attitude toward school and a dedicated commitment to meeting weekly [...]

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Jack Schulte and Laura Moe were named Little Falls Community High School Students of the Year during an awards banquet, May 14. Both Schulte and Moe were named as the September Student of the Month at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. Schulte, the son of Brent and Julie Schulte,  is a member of [...]

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Alex Lucken of the Pierz Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter received the Ambassador Torch Award at the national conference in Indianapolis, Ind., May 1. This is the highest honor in BPA promoting service to chapter and community.  

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Post prom is a big event that often highlights a student’s prom experience, but this big event also means a lot of preparation, planning and hard work. The event needs parent support and time to be successful and for the Swanville School District, not enough parents are showing up to help with [...]

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