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Cell phone policy loosened at Mitchell High

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cell phones will no longer be banished to backpacks and blue jean pockets at Mitchell High School.

Monday night, the Mitchell Board of Education approved a change to the high school handbook that will allow students to use their cell phones befor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MN Charter school oversight still a work in progress

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Larry McKenzie started his first job overseeing charter schools with a sense of urgency about the achievement gap, “a global crisis.”

A letter arrived just weeks into his tenure at Pillsbury United Communities in 2012. The state w…continue reading on dglobe.com

Blizzard brings southwest N.D. to a crawl

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

An early spring blizzard brought life in busy southwest North Dakota to a crawl on Monday morning as the area was slammed with nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow and high winds following Sunday afternoon rains.

All area schools have been cancelled a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blizzard brings southwest N.D. to a crawl

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

An early spring blizzard brought life in busy southwest North Dakota to a crawl on Monday morning as the area was slammed with nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow and high winds following Sunday afternoon rains.

All area schools have been cancelled a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wintry weather blankets SD; some schools affected

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Many schools in western South Dakota are shut down or starting classes late because of wintry weather.

National Weather Service reports show that several inches of snow have fallen in the Black Hills. A winter storm warning i…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Noem to speak at MHS

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., will speak to Mitchell High School students at a general assembly from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the high school.Her topic will be the legislative process and her role in Congress….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cautioning against the cold

March 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI — A rosy-cheeked child trudges through the snow on a winter day. With watery eyes and a sniffly nose, he reaches into his pocket to retrieve the house key mom or dad gave him and comes up empty-handed. Alone, in the cold, with nowhere to go…continue reading on dglobe.com

USD student to present research on school consolidation

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Erik Muckey, a University of South Dakota senior from Corsica, will present his undergraduate research projects at the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre on Thursday.

Muckey was chosen by USD faculty to display his research during the Pierre Poster Session…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Auction at MCS raises $125,000

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell Christian School’s annual benefi t auction raised approximately $125,000 this year.

Mitchell Christian School Administrator Joseph Fox said the twoday event exceeded the goal of $120,000 and included strong contributions through the end…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Basketball players read to kindergarteners

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell High School boys’ basketball team volunteered 30 minutes reading to students at L.B. Williams Elementary School….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com