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MACCRAY to appeal phased end to four-day week

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized


CLARA CITY — MACCRAY is planning to appeal a decision by the Commissioner of Education to phase out its four-day class schedule.

The Department of Education approved a four-day week in MACCRAY for 2014-15 “as a transition year back t…continue reading on

District applies for four-day week renewal

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again — Lake Superior School District officials are working on their four-day week application.
LSSD officials hope to get another “yes” from the Minnesota Department of Education, which reviews applications for flexib…continue reading on

District reapplying for four-day weeks

February 14, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Lake Superior School District is reapplying for the four-day week structure, which it says reduces operation costs and is intended to help stabilize its budget. Continue Reading

Things are A-OK on 4-day

November 24, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

According to survey results released at a Lake Superior School District Board meeting Thursday in Silver Bay, district parents and students are adapting well to the four-day week schedule. Continue Reading

Four-day week: So far, so good

October 21, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The four-day school week is almost two-months old and, for the most part, students, teachers, and parents are adapting well. Continue Reading

Seniors bring fifth-day option

September 23, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Students in middle school in Two Harbors will use some of their Fridays off this fall to work with older adults on a photography project. The program “Do You See What I See?” involves six middle school students and six senior citizens and will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 in the community room at Bayview Terrace. Continue Reading

Students scatter on first Friday off

September 23, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Eighth-grader Willis O’Neil basked in the glory of not having school on a Friday this year, declaring the day off “awesome” as he played a bowling video game with residents at Sunrise on Superior. Continue Reading

Help wanted

September 16, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Lake Superior School District Community Education and its Fabulous Friday community partners are looking for a few “fabulous” community members. Continue Reading

Pelican Rapids students adjust to four-day school week

September 14, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. Monday morning found students here in some uncommon locales for a school year weekday: working the register at the local Cenex station, checking their Facebook page at the library or sleeping in. Continue Reading

Letter to the editor: What’s vital at schools?

September 9, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

After the major concern exhibited by the school board regarding the district’s “dire” financial situation earlier this year, and its supposed impact on the quality of education for our district’s children, I was taken aback when I saw what the four-day week savings were being spent on. Continue Reading

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