Bluff View Elementary School

State wrestlers give tips to elementary wrestlers

Mar 16, 2022
State Class A wrestling qualifiers Max Balow and Jonathan Harvey visited elementary school wrestlers on their final night of practice. Balow and Harvey, both Lincoln High School Seniors, gave young wrestlers advice and helped coach new moves. “Huge shout out to all coaches and parent volunteers...

Opportunities for AmeriCorps Seniors in Lake City

Mar 9, 2022
The first AmeriCorps Senior began their service on Valentine’s Day at Bluff Valley Elementary School, according to Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS). “Linda is from Virginia and specifically chose the Lake City community so that she could continue her service with the Foster Grandparent...

School COVID cases remain at low points

Mar 2, 2022
For the second consecutive week, COVID-19 active case numbers reported by Lake City Public Schools were at low levels not seen since before the most recent wave. Bluff View Elementary School reported two active cases for the second straight week on Feb. 26. Lincoln High School reported 0 for the...

School COVID-19 levels continue downward trend

Feb 23, 2022
After peaking in mid-January, confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by Lake City Public Schools have dropped significantly. The school district reports numbers for Bluff View Elementary School and Lincoln High School each Friday on a COVID-19 dashboard on its website at

Family donation benefits preschoolers

Jan 26, 2022
The Suckow family and Thrivent Financial donated early learning toys the Lake City Public Schools preschool program as well as “Live Generously” t-shirts for the students in their son Rhett’s classroom. As a Thrivent insurance policy holder, Samantha Suckow is allowed to direct Thrivent Action Team...

Elementary wrestling draws dozens

Jan 19, 2022
Many Bluff View Elementary School students in grades one through six participated in a wrestling program put on by varsity wrestling Coach Doug Vaith and community volunteers. Above, participants pose for a photos. Below, participants completing a drill.-Photos submitted by Hilary Post

Bluff View Elementary School Tiger Pride winners for November

Dec 1, 2021
Bluff View Elementary School has announced the November recipients of its Tiger Pride awards. Teachers nominate students based on how they exemplify the trait that is the focus of that month. November’s trait was “Kindness.” A slideshow created by the school includes photos and names of each...

Lions congratulate peace poster contest winners

Nov 17, 2021
The Lake City Lions have announced the local winners in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest, promoting peace and unity throughout the world. The winning students from Bluff View Elementary were Emma Sperger, first place, daughter of Sarah and Matthew Sperger; Malaya Cronin, second place...

New and familiar faces join Lake City Public Schools staff

Sep 8, 2021
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. Logan Thomas Logan Thomas will be teaching English 9 with one section of English 11 at Lincoln...

School starts next week

Sep 1, 2021
The 2021-2022 school year for Lake City students begins next week. Lincoln High School welcomes seventh through 12th grade students back Tuesday, Sept. 7, as does St. John’s Lutheran School (see related story about St. John’s on page 9). Kindergarten through sixth grade at Bluff View Elementary...


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