School

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18
Apr

Students vie at the Battle of the Books

Students were tested to the limit on their literary knowledge in a Battle of the Books competition at St. Timothy’s school Friday, April 13. Above, 7th and 8th grade winners of the Battle of the Books are from left, first place winners Elizabeth Borgert and Tristen Aasen, second place winners Gianna Rivière and Paul Schultz, […]

Wed
18
Apr

The name of the game is science at St. Timothy’s

The crowd at St. Timothy’s science fair make their way through the students who were showing off their projects. Many diverse projects were on display at the fair. The three winners will compete at the “Big Bang” Catholic STEM Fair on April 21 at Victoria. Students from over 50 schools will be competing for the […]

Wed
18
Apr

School Extra By Bob Zimmerman

Flashback to 1955 and the two room school house in Wasioja where I began my education. There were about 15 other kids in the first floor classroom where Mrs. Burns taught grades one through four and I remember their laughter when I tried to say my teachers name, which came out of my mouth as […]

Wed
18
Apr

School website will be outsourced

By Katie Friedman Correspondent At its most recent meeting, Monday, April 9, following a lengthy discussion with Technology Coordinator Randy Benoit and Technology Assistant Melissa Jensen, the Maple Lake School Board approved a switch of the school district’s Website from a homemade product to a commercial one. As of now, the district hosts its own […]

Wed
11
Apr

Sixth Graders Tock Out to ’50s Hits

The Maple Lake auditorium came alive Thursday night, April 5, with music from the 1950’s. Maple Lake sixth graders performed their musical “Rock Around The 50’s” for an appreciative audience. They sang songs titled “Rock Around The Clock,” “Splish Splash,” “Mister Sandman,” “Yakety Yak,” “Jailhouse Rock” and “LaBamba.” With dialogue, choreography and a whole lot […]

Wed
11
Apr

School Extra By Bob Zimmerman

I have learned a lot about Saint Timothy’s School while doing research for my columns, and this week’s edition will be a capstone report. The end of Mrs. Dawn Mc- Cabe’s first school year as Principal of Saint Timothy’s is in sight. I asked her what has impressed her most about the school and she […]

Wed
28
Mar

Speech team is Fifth at Conference Meet

A depleted Maple Lake High School Speech Team took fifth place at a conference meet on Thursday, March 22. Despite one-third of the team absent due to a pre-spring break Concert Band trip, young MLHS speakers stepped up and found success at Pierz. Among them were Emma Payne and Anna Becker who finished fourth and […]

Wed
28
Mar

Arts and Academics: where art and math go hand-in-hand

Maple Lake Elementary School hosted its Annual Arts & Academics family night on Thursday, March 22. Students and their parents were treated to pizza, a silent auction, art show, and math games. Each student had at least one piece of art showcased from art class. The evening came to an end with a drawing for […]

Wed
28
Mar

School Extra by Bob Zimmerman

Information on Maple Lake Elementary school’s website describes the Media Center as “an exciting student center, full of activity. Students and staff have access to many wonderful resources for reading, writing, researching, discovering, and learning.” Mrs. Kath Heffron is the Library Supervisor for the center and in order to complete her job responsibilities she wears […]

Wed
21
Mar

Fifth Grade Concert Hits the High Notes

The stage at Maple Lake High School came alive the evening of Thursday, March 15 when the fifth graders performed their musical “Gotta Be Jazz”. The audience was entertained with songs titled “Route 66” and “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing” just to name a few. Above, left, Madilynn Norgren […]

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