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July 19, 2016
Parent of student who died by suicide files lawsuit against Duluth school district
A federal lawsuit filed by the parent of a Lincoln Park Middle School student alleges his son’s 2015 suicide was the result of “severe and pervasive harassment” — and the Duluth school district’s failure to stop it. Todd Seehus is suing the Duluth school district, its school...
July 19, 2016 - 7:47pm
June 17, 2016
Blackduck residents in favor of restoring playground
The Blackduck School Board held its monthly meeting Monday evening, and the future of the Catch a Dream Playground next to the softball field...
June 17, 2016 - 10:12am
May 16, 2016
BEMIDJI AREA SCHOOLS: District works with Beltrami County on review of environmental impact of new Gene Dillon Elementary school
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji school district over the next few weeks will continue answering questions from Beltrami County about how a new elementary...
May 16, 2016 - 8:57pm
April 18, 2016
EDUCATION: Teachers, parents want K-1 program to stay
BEMIDJI—Parents and teachers at Monday's School Board meeting came to the defense of a preschool program the Bemidji school district proposed to cut last week. The district's K-1 program takes kindergarten-age students who might not do well in a traditional classroom. K-1 classes...
April 18, 2016 - 9:55pm
April 12, 2016
EDUCATION: School district talks program cuts, staffing changes
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji school district has money problems that will require staff and program reductions over the next few years, district officials said Monday. The special meeting of the School Board focused primarily on the district's financial standing—namely a stubborn...
April 12, 2016 - 11:11am
July 18, 2015
City Council and School Board to meet Monday on street improvements
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will start Monday evening off with a joint session with the Bemidji School Board at 5:30 p.m. before its regular meeting at 6 p.m. During the joint meeting, the two governing bodies will seek an agreement on a street improvements as part of...
July 18, 2015 - 6:21pm
October 4, 2014
School Board will meet Wednesday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board will have a special meeting this week. The board will convene at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the board room at district headquarters, 502 Minnesota Ave.
October 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 19, 2014
School Board OKs ballot questions
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji School Board on Monday adopted wording of referendum questions for the Nov. 4 ballot that will ask voters to approve building — and funding — a new school for fourth- and fifth-grade students. Because the district is not only asking voters to approve $40...
August 19, 2014 - 12:19am
June 17, 2014
Bemidji High School video goes viral
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji High School students presented a viral video to members of the Bemidji School Board on Monday night during their regular meeting. A University of Minnesota grant aimed at encouraging breakfast consumption awarded the high school $5,000 for a breakfast program...
June 17, 2014 - 12:33pm
No spring break for 2014-15 school year
BEMIDJI — For at least one year, the Bemidji School Board has opted to forgo a traditional weeklong spring break. The district has customarily alternated years, offering a spring break one year and no such break the next. Since there was no spring break this year, in following...
March 17, 2014 - 10:33pm
Mother advocates for winter weather, bus safety education
BEMIDJI — Janel Samuelson appeared before the Bemidji School Board on Monday to advocate for more winter weather education. “Our son was dropped off at the wrong bus stop and left alone for an extended period of time,” said Samuelson, the mother of a 6-year-old boy who was...
March 17, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 2, 2013
A ‘tipping point’: School board considers new building options
BEMIDJI -- Having exhausted its options for adding classroom space by relocating programs and reopening the kindergarten center, Bemidji Area Schools is beginning to confront its long-term facilities challenges. “We have reached a tipping point regarding elementary enrollment...
December 2, 2013 - 8:30pm
July 19, 2013
Blackduck School Board approves trap shooting team
Blackduck School Board officials passed an item Monday, July 15 to allow the Blackduck Community Education Program to create a youth trap shooting team organized by community facilitator, Ryan Grow. The team would meet Monday nights at the Kelliher Sportsmans' Club and is open to...
July 19, 2013 - 10:47am
June 17, 2013
Clarifying the code: School board discusses changes to dress code for students
BEMIDJI — Clarifications to the Bemidji High School dress code was among the most-debated topics Monday at the district’s School Board meeting. Having to approve the student handbook for every school in the district each year, district Superintendent Dr. James Hess sought...
June 17, 2013 - 10:43pm
May 20, 2013
School board reviews budget projections
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji School District this year is on pace to expend nearly $1 million more than budgeted for this fiscal year. Chris Leinen, the district’s director of business services, presented his projections Monday to the Bemidji school board. “The bottom line is this...
May 20, 2013 - 10:54pm