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Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
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Bemidji Area Schools
March 30, 2015
EDUCATION: Bemidji School District faces potential million-dollar budget deficit
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board heard Monday from Superintendent Jim Hess on actions that could be taken to address a potential 2015-16 budget deficit of between $1.8 million to $2.3 million, due at least in part to the district’s addition of specialized programs and staff aimed...
March 30, 2015 - 10:37pm
February 21, 2015
School Board to discuss 2015-16 calendar on Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board on Monday is set to consider a calendar for the 2015-16 school year that just may make everyone happy. Two years ago, in planning for 2013-14, the district first introduced the idea of early release dates to facilitate professional development. Last...
February 21, 2015 - 8:53pm
February 20, 2015
EDUCATION: The journey to jobs: House speaker, area legislators talk career prep in Bemidji visit
BEMIDJI -- At a time of day when students usually have their minds on the weekend -- Friday afternoon -- Minnesota legislators and teachers were thinking about how best to get more students on the clock after they graduate. Minnesota House of Representatives Speaker Kurt Daudt,...
February 20, 2015 - 8:01pm
January 30, 2015
VIDEO: Fun with 'Phonics': Bemidji students get a word in edgewise at 30th annual Spelltacular
BEMIDJI -- The top young spellers in the Bemidji schools matched wits Thursday to see who is the top wordsmith at the 30th annual Spelltacular...
January 30, 2015 - 8:49am
January 26, 2015
Opening doors: BHS program to offer career pathways
BEMIDJI -- Ten local high-schoolers just this week began working toward becoming certified nursing assistants. That newly resurrected program came on the heels of a celebration that recognized eight other high-school students who earned a total of 15 certificates in mechatronics. This...
January 26, 2015 - 11:57pm
Local robotics team makes top 10 at state-level tournament
ST. CLOUD -- A robotics team from Heartland Christian Academy in Bemidji finished in the top 10 teams that competed at a state-level robotics tournament held over the weekend in St. Cloud. The "Heartland Christian" team made it as far as the semifinals in the championship round...
January 26, 2015 - 6:55pm
January 20, 2015
A new 'voice': Weekly guest brings Ojibwe language, culture through school's loudspeakers
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday mornings, the voice of John Gonzalez sounds throughout the halls and classrooms at Horace May Elementary as he introduces...
January 20, 2015 - 4:21pm
December 15, 2014
BHS graduation to be held in evening to accommodate regional track meet
BEMIDJI -- It was a choice Maea Wall did not want to make -- and now she doesn’t have to. The Bemidji School Board on Monday voted unanimously...
December 15, 2014 - 8:21pm
December 14, 2014
A bit of Danish flavor: Choir performances to feature a nod to exchange student from Denmark
BEMIDJI -- The annual holiday concert featuring the Bemidji High School choirs will have an international flair this week, thanks in part to...
December 14, 2014 - 12:44am
December 9, 2014
Bemidji schools returning to normalcy after heightened security
BEMIDJI -- School administrators on Tuesday said normalcy is returning at Bemidji High School following two days' worth of heightened security. What...
December 9, 2014 - 7:49pm
November 17, 2014
Track finals a hurdle for BHS graduation
BEMIDJI -- They might be fast, but they’re not that fast. The Bemidji School Board on Monday discussed a scheduling conflict that could...
November 17, 2014 - 10:39pm
Bemidji School Board Board discusses bidding process for local firms for new school
BEMIDJI -- A member of the Bemidji School Board on Monday fought for more local bidding options on engineering aspects of the new elementary school planned for Bemidji’s fourth- and fifth-graders. But Jeff Haack ended up in the minority as the School Board voted 5-1 to approve...
November 17, 2014 - 10:26pm
November 15, 2014
School Board to consider architectural contract for new school
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board is expected on Monday to approve the architectural contract for the new elementary school recently authorized by district voters. The contract, as proposed and presented in the agenda packet for Monday's regular school board meeting, would be...
November 15, 2014 - 10:49pm
November 14, 2014
Homeless is out, transition is in
BEMIDJI -- Picture in your mind a homeless person. Now visualize a middle school student retrieving two grocery bags from his locker. The two...
November 14, 2014 - 9:16pm
November 6, 2014
2014 Election: Room to grow; School Board members ponder next steps for project
BEMIDJI -- Members of the Bemidji School Board felt a mixture of relief, appreciation and excitement following the community’s votes Tuesday...
November 6, 2014 - 9:19am