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Bemidji school board
EDUCATION: County, School District plan public hearing on new school project
BEMIDJI—An environmental assessment worksheet to move forward with a proposed agreement between the Bemidji School District and Beltrami County in regard to a new elementary school has been submitted. During the School Board meeting Monday, Bemidji Schools Superintendent James...
July 18, 2016 - 9:49pm
March 21, 2016
EDUCATION: Another delay for Gene Dillon Elementary: Permits, paperwork anticipated to push back opening date
BEMIDJI—A litany of permits and papers will delay work on a new Bemidji elementary school, pushing back the school's likely opening date by at least a year.
March 21, 2016 - 9:58pm
February 22, 2016
EDUCATION: 'Some light at the end of the tunnel' for new school: Board views plans for Gene Dillon Elementary along Division Street
BEMIDJI—Gene Dillon Elementary will stand right at the intersection of Division Street and Becida Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township—and...
February 22, 2016 - 9:36pm
December 23, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grant Valley school location raises questions about traffic
Dr. Hess and his school board have decided on the Grant Valley Township site for the new school, apparently in hopes of being able to work with the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. Past history indicates Dr. Hess and his board have had problems working with Bemidji Township...
December 23, 2015 - 1:05am
October 19, 2015
EDUCATION: Board wants school location decision come December
BEMIDJI -- For several months of frustration and uncertainty, Bemidji School Board members have insisted they would rather build a great school tomorrow than a lesser school today. But on Monday, their patience began to bend. They wore out the word “December,” expressing again...
October 19, 2015 - 9:54pm
October 1, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cold logic needed in school decision
This is in reference to Dr. Hess’s comments in a Sept. 22 article on the Bemidji School Board by Kyle Farris. He speaks of what people need to see in regards to the actions of the school district and board. He’s been very poetic in his statements recently, but that’s not what...
October 1, 2015 - 12:31am
September 21, 2015
School Board discusses where to put Gene Dillon Elementary
BEMIDJI -- The fate of a long-delayed elementary school is on hold as the Bemidji School Board awaits a key decision concerning a plot of land in Grant Valley Township. During its regular meeting Monday night, the School Board continued talks about where to put Gene Dillon Elementary,...
September 21, 2015 - 9:04pm
July 27, 2015
Looking for solutions: School Board discusses other possible locations for new elementary school
BEMIDJI—Befuddled by a budget crunch and contract talks that have put the future of a planned elementary school in jeopardy, the Bemidji School Board met again on Monday. The board talked with lawyers. It talked with development experts. And after the 90-minute special meeting,...
July 27, 2015 - 11:07pm
July 20, 2015
NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: City, school district divided on street costs
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji School Board and City Council failed Monday to reach an agreement on street improvements for a planned elementary school,...
July 20, 2015 - 9:51pm
March 31, 2015
EDUCATION: School Board approves sale of Deer Lake property, purchase of land for new grades 4-5 school
BEMIDJI -- Out with the old and in with the new. The Bemidji School Board in a special meeting on Monday approved the sale of Deer Lake Elementary and then minutes later approved a purchase agreement for land upon which the district’s new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary...
March 31, 2015 - 8:31am
March 29, 2015
Property issues up for School Board: Potential sale of Deer Lake school and purchase of land for new school on Monday’s agenda
BEMIDJI -- The potential purchase and sale of property is scheduled to be discussed during a special meeting of the Bemidji School Board on Monday. The board will convene at 6:30 p.m. in the District Office Board Room, 502 Minnesota Ave. NW. The meeting agenda includes the...
March 29, 2015 - 7:11am
February 23, 2015
Bemidji School Board studying graduation date, holidays for 2015-16 school year
BEMIDJI -- How long is too long between graduation and the end of the school year? The Bemidji School Board faces this question as it mulls the best option for the 2015-16 school year, having been presented with a calendar that would have seniors graduating while six days of class...
February 23, 2015 - 10:28pm
September 24, 2014
‘Not an acceptable solution’ -- School Board wrestles with the what-ifs of a failed referendum
BEMIDJI — While members of the Bemidji School Board unanimously agree a new school is needed in this community, they know that decision is now in voters’ hands. While it wasn’t a welcome topic, the School Board in a special meeting Monday evening discussed what the district...
September 24, 2014 - 12:02am
August 15, 2014
3 School Board members file for re-election
BEMIDJI -- Three Bemidji School Board members filed to run for re-election for their seats. No other candidates filed for the positions. Melissa Bahr, Bill Faver, and Carol L. Johnson filed for re-election during the filing period, which ran from July 29 to Aug. 12. They are...
August 15, 2014 - 2:13am
July 19, 2014
Bjerknes set to become new assistant principal for BMS
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board will convene for its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the board room at district headquarters, 502 Minnesota Ave. NW. The agenda including approving the promotion of Brandon Bjerknes, who has accepted the job of assistant principal at Bemidji...
July 19, 2014 - 11:02pm