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Bemidji Area Schools
January 11, 2017
Straight from the top: Business leaders talk careers with BHS students for ‘CEOs in the Classroom’
BEMIDJI—Bemidji High School ninth-graders got a peek at their post-high school options Wednesday at "CEOs in the Classroom," where local...
January 11, 2017 - 10:06pm
January 9, 2017
City Council OKs Division Street deal with Bemidji Area Schools
BEMIDJI—Bemidji's City Council approved an agreement with Bemidji Area Schools that would ultimately put water and sewer lines to a planned...
January 9, 2017 - 8:26pm
January 8, 2017
City Council to consider Gene Dillon utilities agreement
BEMIDJI—At its work session Monday, Bemidji's City Council is scheduled to consider a proposed agreement with Bemidji Area Schools that...
January 8, 2017 - 9:50am
'This is something I can give': Retired teacher volunteers 8 hours a day at BMS
BEMIDJI—Mike Bjerk, a longtime volunteer at Bemidji Middle School, helped a handful of students in Ross Randall's sixth-grade class with...
January 8, 2017 - 8:24am
January 3, 2017
County debuts $5.3 million in Division Street improvements
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County staff previewed four planned roundabouts Tuesday that could improve traffic flow along Division Street just west...
January 3, 2017 - 9:04pm
December 29, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools use ‘ALICE’ training to prepare for an active shooter
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji-area educators have implemented a new way to react to an “active shooter” at or near a school. Rather than a more familiar lockdown -- where students and teachers hunker in a darkened and locked classroom until help arrives -- “ALICE” training presents a...
December 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 19, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools approves $10.8 million levy spread: No comments at Truth in Taxation hearing
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools leaders on Monday unanimously approved a slate of property tax levies that, in total, is nearly 10 percent higher than last year’s. The school district will levy a total of $10.84 million on Bemidji-area residents’ taxes payable in 2017. That figure...
December 19, 2016 - 9:50pm
December 10, 2016
Igniting a 'spark' at Bemidji Middle School: Reinvigorated program hopes to improve attendance
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Middle School staff hope to "spark" some students to improve their attendance by strengthening the bonds between students and teachers. Teachers there pick students with attendance issues and try to take some extra time to help the students feel welcomed with...
December 10, 2016 - 6:16am
December 8, 2016
Bids come in to build Gene Dillon Elementary
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders could have a clearer picture of the costs they'll incur as they look to build a new elementary school this spring. The cheapest base bids to build Gene Dillon Elementary School opened Thursday at school district headquarters totalled about...
December 8, 2016 - 9:25pm
November 29, 2016
Council weighs in on Gene Dillon plans
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city staff and officials made a pair of decisions Monday that could influence Bemidji Area Schools leaders' plans to build...
November 29, 2016 - 8:27am
November 23, 2016
Bemidji secondary schools aim for better attendance: School Board reviews school-specific goals
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders reviewed a slate of school-specific goals Monday. Among them are sought-for attendance rate and test...
November 23, 2016 - 2:06pm
November 22, 2016
District to review Gene Dillon Elementary bids in December
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools will open construction bids for a planned elementary school later this winter. Construction firms will have...
November 22, 2016 - 5:32pm
Bemidji Area Schools predicts growing enrollment
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools predicts that more and more K-12 students will be enrolled there over the next few years, a projection that will influence the school district's revenue expectations for the 2017-18 school year. Chris Leinen, the school district's director of business...
November 22, 2016 - 9:15am
November 18, 2016
Snowstorm prompts early dismissal at Bemidji Area Schools
BEMIDJI -- As snow continues to blanket the region, Bemidji Area Schools staff decided that all students there will be dismissed two hours early Friday, according to a note from Superintendent James Hess sent earlier today. “All after-school activities and practices are cancelled....
November 18, 2016 - 12:42pm
November 17, 2016
EDUCATION: School Board satisfied with Hess' performance
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools board members said they're satisfied with their superintendent's job performance last school year. The board evaluated Superintendent Jim Hess' work in the 2015-16 school year during a pair of closed-door meetings last week, and Board Chair Jeff...
November 17, 2016 - 7:10pm