Bluff View Elementary School

HHT charitable golf event raises over $27,000

Oct 30, 2019
Hearth and Home Technologies (HHT) recently held its annual charitable golf event at the Mt. Frontenac Golf Course in Frontenac. More than 160 golfers – a combination of HHT members, vendors, and suppliers together raised more than $27,325. This is the most money the event has ever raised. Funds...

Expansion, gratitude on display at Bluff View

Sep 18, 2019
The message, printed in large, bold script on the back of a map handed out to people arriving for the Bluff View Elementary School Monday night was unambigous: “Thank You.” The school and school district were expressing their appreciation to the community for supporting a $12 million expansion...

Tenneco employees donate school supplies

Sep 18, 2019
Tenneco (formerly Federal-Mogul) employees conducted a school supply drive to support Bluff View Elementary School and St. John’s Lutheran School in Lake City. Cathy Carlson, organizer of the school supply drive, said, “it was wonderful to see the overwhelming support from our employees. When we...

Bluff View open house is Sept. 16

Sep 12, 2019
Lake City Public Schools is inviting the public to tour the recently-remodeled and expanded Bluff View Elementary School and have a meal in its new cafeteria on Monday, Sept. 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “The purpose is to get our patrons in,” Supt. Erick Enger said. “Our kids get to enjoy it...

A very Bluff View debut

Sep 5, 2019
Lake City Public Schools opened its doors Tuesday, Sept. 3, for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Excitement was high at Bluff View Elementary School, where students and staff can finally use a new cafeteria, gymnasium, and other spaces that had been under construction for over a year. The...

Schools welcome new staff ahead of 2019-2020 school year

Aug 29, 2019
  As it has in years past, the Graphic asked the new staff members to respond to a questionnaire about their backgrounds, their new jobs, and what they are looking forward to as the school year approaches. Savannah Sixty Savannah Sixty will teach students with learning disabilities as a special...

Contractor: Bluff View Expansion Complete

Aug 29, 2019
The Rochester office of Kraus-Anderson has completed additions and remodeling at Bluff View Elementary School, the company said in a Aug. 26 news release. Designed by MLA Architects, the $12 million, 32,000-square-foot addition features six new classrooms for pre-school and kindergarten students...

2019-2020 school year begins Sept. 3

Aug 29, 2019
Summer break comes to an end for most students in the Lake City School District when the school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 3. A district-wide staff workshop day took place Tuesday at Bluff View Elementary School which, for the first time in over a year, is not under construction. Earlier this week...

Summer lunch program not yet at break-even point

Aug 8, 2019
A representative of the school district’s food service provider gave an upbeat assessment of the school district’s summer lunch program, while acknowledging that participation lags behind a neighboring school district. “In 32 days we have served 2,800 meals. You can’t complain about that,” Brian...

Bluff View almost ready

Jul 25, 2019
“We could open tomorrow, honestly,” Bluff View Elementary School Principal Jim Borgschatz told the Lake City School Board Monday night. A $12 million expansion and renovation project at the school that began over a year ago is nearing completion. “All that’s left is some hook-up stuff,” he said. “...


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