education

Proposed licensing standard shows CRT is coming to schools

Sep 21, 2022
A teacher licensing standard called “Racial Consciousness and Reflection” is one of eight proposed “Standards of Effective Practice” in Minnesota. If adopted, this new standard will require private and public school teachers to “have a foundational understanding of how race and racism are embedded...

Enger optimistic COVID won’t disrupt school year

Sep 21, 2022
Lake City Public Schools are seeing some COVID-19 cases in the early part of the 2022-2023 school year. The most recent COVID-19 report on the school website listed five confirmed cases at Bluff View Elementary School and one at Lincoln High School. Supt. Erick Enger addressed the topic during his...

Jensen will teach early childhood special education

Sep 14, 2022
Jordan Jensen is teaching kindergarten and first grade special education students at Bluff View Elementary School this year. “My favorite part about teaching is when a student is able to master a skill they’ve been working on,” she said. She grew up in Plainview and has elementary education and...

Roots to Wings staff excited for school year to begin

Sep 7, 2022
The staff at St. John’s Roots to Wings Learning Center is excited to welcome our students for the 2022-2023 school year. Our Pre-K3 class will be taught by Miss Michelle Yotter, who is in her 19th year of teaching. Miss Yotter is joining us after teaching in St. Peter for the past few years....

St. John’s reports 48 students enrolled as school year begins

Sep 7, 2022
St. John’s Lutheran School first opened its doors to students in 1909. The enrollment for that school year was 30 students. This is the 113th year St. John’s will have the privilege of serving children in the congregation, neighboring churches and the community with a Christ-centered education....

Local schools now in session

Sep 7, 2022
The school year has begun in Lake City. Students at Lincoln High School and St. John’s Lutheran School had their first day on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Bluff View Elementary School’s first day for students in Sept. 8. Lincoln High School Principal said it was a great first day in his building. “We have...

High school unveils ‘Scorecard’

Aug 31, 2022
The school year won’t begin for a few more days but Lincoln High School Principal Greg Berge is already sharing a report card of sorts. The Lake City High School Scorecard is intended to measure how many students are “career ready,” “college ready,” and eventually “life ready,” based on scholastic...

School year is just weeks away

Aug 17, 2022
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 6 for Lincoln High School grades seven through 12 and on Thursday, Sept. 8 for Bluff View Elementary grades kindergarten through six. Bluff View will be holding Meet the Teacher Conferences for students on Sept. 6 and 7 from 7:30 a.m....

Bluff View administrators issue plea for paraprofessionals, substitute teachers

Aug 17, 2022
As new administrators at Bluff View Elementary we’ve quickly realized that in order to get our school year started out on the right foot, we will need to fill several critical positions within our building. In many ways paraprofessionals and substitute teachers provide the “glue” that holds our...

Record turn-out for second Summer Reading Program reading night

Aug 3, 2022
On July 27, the Bluff View Summer reading program held its second reading night of the summer. “We had our largest July turnout ever since the program began with about 67 kids attending,” Bluff View second grade teacher Kara Majchrzak said. It was Under the Sea night. There were nine different...

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