Rock Ridge speech team prepares for Section 7A contest

EVELETH-GILBERT/VIRGINIA — The Rock Ridge High School speech team won the 7A North Subsection contest on March 29 and is now focused on the Section 7A contest on April 16. The meet, hosted by Marshall School in Duluth, will be a virtual competition with 13 categories, and each team will speak remotely via a Zoom-like platform. On March 27, the […]

Skaters say goodbye to the Miners Memorial Building

Memories were made in March at the Virginia arena's last figure skating show and high school hockey game

Thank you, Dairy Queen!

Franklin Elementary wants to send out a huge THANK YOU to Target, Dairy Queen, and McDonalds for their donations to “I Love to Read Month”! The kids truly enjoyed their prizes!

Egg Hunt

Ms. Hill’s fourth grade class had an egg hunt on March 30, in lieu of the upcoming spring break. The eggs were hidden in the classroom for the students to find. The egg hunt was arranged by student teacher, Ms. Schlotec.

We learned about CONSTELLATIONS!

Ms. Pellinen’s distance learning kindergarten class has been busy in art – learning about constellations and creating their own “wishful” constellation!


Mrs. Tieberg’s first grade class is eagerly awaiting the arrival of baby chicks. Thanks to paraprofessional Nikki Long, the class is able to learn and watch the development of baby chicks. Nikki brought in about 60 eggs to be hatched in an incubator. After seven days in the incubator, Nikki, along with the help of every student, checked every egg […]


Three students from each grade in Grades 5-8 were selected to “Make the Cut” in Gilbert during the month of March. The character trait they were focused on was responsibility! Here are the photos of the socially distanced ceremony! Thanks to all of our students for being responsible!


Roosevelt students have been busy finding ways incorporating learning into everything they can! Mr. Cremers 6th grade class went on a walk around Silver Lake for over an hour to do some spring cleaning of the lakeshore. When they returned to class, they were able to calculate their results – working on RATES for their math lesson. On their 75-minute […]


David Kangas is a junior at Eveleth-Gilbert High School, and he’s taking Deborah Custer’s Clay and Sculptural Art class. In his spare time, David likes to shape wax, and he put his talents to impressive use creating this scene. David says he really likes to make designs that feature a scene within a scene, like the waterfall and treescape within […]


On Monday, March 8th, Virginia High School students returned to in person learning and were greeted at the door by Student Council members. Upon entering the building they were transported directly into SnoWeek festivities. What better way to welcome everyone back to school than decorated halls, dress up days, school spirit, fun activities and of course SnoWeek royalty? Yes, COVID […]

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