Bluff View Elementary School

School staff recognized with awards, endowed chair

Jun 29, 2022
Lake City Public Schools announced the recipients of several awards and grants earlier this month. The 813 Pride Award is a $500 award from an anonymous donor to recognize extraordinary efforts on the part of a school district employee. “The donor has been very explicit that this should be used for...

Camp Invention is Largest Ever

Jun 23, 2022
Lake City hosted its largest Camp Invention ever with 82 students who are going into kindergarten through sixth grade attending. Camp Invention is a STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Math) summer camp where kids build creative inventions, learn about real-life inventors, and accomplish...

Board hires principal, assistant principal for Bluff View Elementary School

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City School Board unanimously voted to hire Eric Aeschlimann as Bluff View Elementary School principal and Jessica Holst as Bluff View Elementary School assistance principal at the board’s June 20 meeting. Aeschlimann replaces Jim Borgschatz, whose retirement, effective at the end of the...

School staff recognized for career milestones

Jun 15, 2022
Lake City Public School presented service awards to staff reaching milestones of five-year increments in their employment in the district.

Principal, assistant principal jobs on school board agenda

Jun 15, 2022
A new Bluff View Elementary School principal and assistant principal will be on the Lake City School Board’s June 20 meeting agenda. After interviewing candidates for both positions, committees have recommended Eric Aeschlimann to be the school’s next principal and Jessica Holst to be the next...

School music cut could have negative ripple effect

Jun 15, 2022
Consider the game of setting up Dominos on end, in a line and then pushing the first one to create a ripple effect in which all in the line go down in sequence. If not a game person, then think about Lake Pepin and the wave action created by a passing fish wiggling its way through the water. If not...

55 compete in Bluff View 1000 foot race

Jun 8, 2022
Fifty-five fifth and sixth grade boys and girls competed in the Bluff View 1000. This is an annual spring race at Bluff View Elementary School that consists of a 1,000 meter race around the athletic fields. The top three boys and top three girls were awarded plaques. All runners walked away with...

Bluff View leaders set to leave

May 25, 2022
New leadership is coming to Bluff View Elementary School. On May 16, the Lake City School Board approved the resignation of Assistant Principal Tracy Oliver. Since then, Principal Jim Borgschatz announced his retirement. Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger said the district had already...

Watch for festive rocks

May 25, 2022
The Lake City 150 Celebration Committee asked Dan Steffenhagen, Bluff View Elementary School art teacher, and Gramm’s Rocks to come up with 150-plus painted rocks to celebrate the Sesquicentennial. These rocks will be hidden in various public areas this summer. “If they are found they will become a...

Retiring band teacher Gail Huppert honored

May 18, 2022
Retiring Bluff View Elementary School band and music teacher Gail Huppert (left) was honored during a band concert at Lincoln High School on May 12. Huppert is retiring at the end of the school year after 39 years teaching in the school district.-Photo by Dave Ender


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