Lake City Public Schools

COVID-19 case reported at Bluff View

Sep 16, 2020
Bluff View Elementary School has notified parents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at the school just before the beginning of the school year, but now officials believe the person who tested positive didn’t have close contact with anyone at the school, according to Supt. Erick Enger. According to a...

Schools welcome new staff for 2020-2021 school year

Sep 9, 2020
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. Bailey Cronin Bailey Cronin is joining the Bluff View Elementary School staff as a second grade...

Back to class for Lake City students

Sep 9, 2020
For the first time since the middle of March, Lincoln High School students were in their seats listening to their teachers this week. The school split the student body into four groups and brought each in for a half-day session on either Sept. 8 or 9 to cover how things will be different this year...

Teen leaders train as students prepare for new school year

Sep 2, 2020
Some Lincoln High School students were in the school gymnasium Aug. 26 for training as members of the school’s Teen Leadership Program. The trainings take place every year, but this one was a little different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We had it in the gym so they could socially distance...

Schools go hybrid to start school year

Aug 19, 2020
Most Lake City Public Schools students will begin the school year with a model that blends aspects of distance learning with in-person instruction. The school board voted Tuesday to begin the year in the hybrid model, one of three models the state has ordered local districts to develop. The others...

School year begins Sept. 10

Aug 19, 2020
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Thursday, Sept. 10, the district has announced. Both Bluff View and Lincoln will be holding Welcome Week Orientation for students on Sept. 8 and 9. Each School will be sending details on this. Bluff View Elementary School is expecting an opening day...

Thrift shop donation helps families behind on school lunch payments

Aug 19, 2020
Wearing facemasks and standing in front of the new tiger mural at Lincoln High School, Superintendent of Lake City Public Schools, Erick Enger received a donation of $1,000 presented by the Rev. David S. Badgley on behalf of the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City. The donation will be used by Lake...

How will school district respond if student or staff member catches COVID-19?

Aug 12, 2020
Regarding the upcoming school year, we need to ask ourselves what the policy is going to look like if a student tests positive for COVID-19 at any grade level, or an immediate family member. If a teacher, aid or other faculty member tests positive, what steps are going to be taken pertaining to...

Four file for four school board seats

Aug 12, 2020
Three incumbents and one former school board member filed for the four seats on the Lake City School Board. The filing period ended at 5 p.m. Aug. 11. Heath Oeltjen, Michelle Larson, and Jack Rol are seeking re-election to the board. Pat Dwelle did not file for re-election. Kevin Pavelka, who...

COVID-19 shift moves football, volleyball to spring

Aug 5, 2020
Long anticipated COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics from the Minnesota State High School League arrived Tuesday, and there will be some changes for athletes at Lincoln High School. The league moved football and volleyball to an abbreviated spring season lasting from March 15 to May 15....


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