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Wed
24
Jan

School Extra by Bob Zimmerman

Flashback to September, 1958. My family had moved during summer and I was about to enter the fifth grade at a school I had never been in with people I had never met. I knew my way around my old school in Wasioja pretty well since there was only one classroom for the first four […]

Wed
17
Jan

School Board Approves Teacher Contract

by Katie Friedman, Correspondent: At their most recent meeting, Monday, January 8, members of the Maple Lake School Board approved a new master agreement with the Maple Lake Federation of Teachers for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Approved by MLFT on December 18, the tentative agreement called for a total package increase of 5.9 […]

Wed
17
Jan

School Extra by Bob Zimmerman

Building Volcanoes, Winter Counts, and Assumed Identities are all part of the fourth grade experience at Maple Lake Elementary School as teachers Mrs. Dianne Hertwig and Mr. Tim Staloch guide their students through a variety of subjects. Each instructor has about 1/3 of the 69 4th graders in their home rooms. They had a hard […]

Thu
26
Oct

MLE narrows achievement gap in math

Maple Lake Elementary was recently applauded for meeting Minnesota’s goal of reducing the achievement gap by 50 percent in math. It’s another gold star for the school that historically performs well in this subject. Earlier this month, the school received a letter from Brenda Cassellius, the Minnesota Commissioner of Education, sharing the good news. If […]

Wed
4
Oct

Wright County 4-H’ers have stellar year at State Horse Show

Wright County 4-H had an excellent showing at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show held September 14-18. A total of 683 4-H youth from across the state gathered at the Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul to compete in Horse Showmanship, Games, Western Pleasure, English Pleasure, Western Heritage and more. The 4-H’ers […]

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