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News from Franklin Elementary – Grades K-4

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WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION Franklin Elementary was recently named one of the Best Elementary Schools in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report. Franklin Elementary was ranked #144 out of 871 schools ranked in Minnesota. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests. 67% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math, and reading compared with students across […]

News from Parkview Elementary – Grades PreK-2

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THERE’S GNOME PLACE LIKE HERE Second graders in Mrs. Nichols’ class kicked off the fun- filled, short week before winter break by making gnomes! Each student brought in cool socks and they turned them into cute gnomes! It was a blast! GOOD, CLEAN F-U-N Ms. Voss’s first grade students practiced spelling phonics patterns using shaving cream to kick off the […]

News from Roosevelt Elementary School – Grades 3-6

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HELP SANTA! Using the Engineering Process, Mrs. LeBeque’s 6th and Mrs. Thyen’s 4th grade classes work collaboratively to test their plan to help Santa reach the ground softly and safely using only the given supplies. ACTIVE READING During this particular week, Mrs. Spry’s class used popular songs to practice reading fluency. After getting to know the different parts to a […]

News from Nelle Shean – Grades PreK, 5-6

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A WINNING STORY SHAYLENE PIKE, grade 6 distance learner, entered and won the JK Rowling “Christmas Pig” Writing contest hosted by Scholastic Books. Just FIVE winning stories were chosen throughout the NATION! She won a signed copy of the “Christmas Pig” book by JK Rowling as well as $100 in Scholastic Books. WOW! Congratulations on this exciting accomplishment! Read SHAYLENE’S […]

News from Eveleth-Gilbert Senior High – Grades 9-12

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SU CAMISA ES AZUL…? Spanish II students used their description skills in Spanish to play Guess Who? before Christmas break. A DIFFERENT WAY OF LIFE The CEP US History class had a potluck to finish up their unit on the Great Depression. They brought in recipes like wacky cake, spaghetti, peanut butter bread, and water pie. As they ate, they […]

News from Virginia High School – Grades 7-12

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MAKING CONNECTIONS At Virginia High School, the WEB program is made up of juniors and seniors tasked with welcoming newcomers and working specifically with 7th graders to connect them to school and an upper class mentor. WEB stands for “Where Everyone Belongs” and the WEB leaders host several events throughout the year. Just before break, the plan for outdoor sledding […]

General Interest/Crafts

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Winter Sled Painting Thurs., January 13 6:00-8:30pm VHS Cafeteria $37 Join us for a relaxing night of painting with acrylics. No expertise needed as you will be guided thru each step of the process. Make sure you specify which sled you are doing when registering! Sleds are 18” long. Door Sign Craft Tues., February 22 6:00-8:00pm VHS Cafeteria $35 Join […]

Home of the Wolverines takes shape

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Future Rock Ridge High students tour construction site


The spacious commons at Rock Ridge High School includes a cedar ceiling and a balcony space. The school is under construction between Eveleth and Virginia and will open in fall 2023. Submitted photos. Early in November, Eveleth-Gilbert High School… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Still in Progress

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 Still in Progress: Laurentian elementary gym Still in Progress: Inside the Laurentian Makerspace room overlooking the commons areaStill in Progress: Grades 1 & 2 Learning NeighborhoodStill in Progress: Typical classrooms in Laurentian Elementar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“The kids will love it”

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EGHS 9th graders describe new Laurentian Elementary

An architect’s rendering shows the indoor playground at the new Laurentian Elementary School east of Eveleth, which will open in fall 2022. Submitted photos. Early in November, Eveleth-Gilbert High School’s 9th grade Exploring Literature and Profe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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