Bluff View Elementary School

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

Winning art becomes placemats for veterans

May 11, 2022
The Lake City VFW Post 8729 Auxiliary sponsored a patriotic art contest for fourth grade students at Bluff View Elementary School. “Students designed and made great laminated pictures for placemats for veterans. The theme was ‘Thank you for our freedom,’” the auxiliary said. Placemats were used...

Bluff View art show is May 17

May 11, 2022
The public is invited to the Bluff View Elementary School student art show on May 17. “I am thrilled to announce the return of the Bluff View Elementary Art Show!,” said Dan Steffenhagen, Bluff View art teacher. “The students have been working so hard on their art projects and I am so proud of the...

Math Masters teams place 5th, 4th in Rochester

Apr 27, 2022
The Bluff View Elementary School fifth grade Math Masters teams competed in Rochester on April 22. The students have been hard at practice since January, Coach Jen Baures said. There are three levels of competition: math facts, individual, and team competition. The results of the competition in the...

Bluff View COVID numbers rise again

Apr 20, 2022
After weeks of some of the lowest case counts of the school year, COVID-19 confirmed cases have risen again at Bluff View Elementary School. Lake City Public Schools reports confirmed cases (whether student or not) each Friday at its two schools, Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary...

School district wins award for summer meal program

Apr 13, 2022
Lake City Public Schools has been recognized for their summer meal program by the United States Department of Agriculture. Only six summer meal sponsors in the state of Minnesota were recognized with a bronze, silver or gold “Turnip the Beet” award for their efforts in 2021, and 84 districts were...

Mayor Nichols speaks to third grade students

Apr 6, 2022
Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols visited Bluff View Elementary third grade on March 31. “The third grade students are studying government in social studies so it was a fun way to connect the unit to our local government in Lake City,” said Danielle Hegge, a third grade teacher at Bluff View. “Mayor...

Zero active COVID-19 cases reported at Lake City Public Schools

Apr 6, 2022
After weeks of very low active cases reported on its weekly COVID-19 dashboard, Lake City Public Schools reported the lowest number of cases possible at its two buildings for the first time this year. Both Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary School had zero active cases as of April 1....


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