School

Wed
29
Oct

MLE gets spooky at the Halloween Carnival


From top to bottom, Brayden Graunke won first place for best costume in the zero to kindergarten age group costume contest. Max Beffel was second and Jett Edmonson was third.

Amber Redburn and her stepdaughter, Kaydi Muller, try to guess how many pieces of candy corn are in the jar.

Charlee Wurm, center, has her fortune told by Jodi Stecker. Watching are her siblings, Andrew Wurm on her left, and Molly Wurm on her right.

This trio dressed up as rock, paper and scissors. They are, from left, Calli Hadler, Alyssa Hadler and Claire Carlson.

Clockwise, from left, Ashlee Jensen took second place in the first through third grade costume contest as a mouse in a trap; Amara Schroeder’s jelly fish get-up took first and Taylor Walhowe, the vampire, was third.

Clockwise, from left, Kenyon Kingsbury took second place in the fourth through sixth grade costume contest as hangman; Kaden Kramer was a rodeo clown and took first, and Noah Beffel’s army guy costume earned him third.

Clockwise, from left, Janine Kingsbury took second place in the adult costume contest as a rodeo clown; Gary Swenson was first as Super Man. He vowed to dress up as Superman the year he became a 10-year cancer survivor. After a bone marrow transplant and many chemotherapy treatments, Saturday, Swenson fulfilled his vow. Rick Kingsbury won the third-place prize.
Wed
29
Oct

Borell sisters inducted into Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

 

On October 25, 2014, Lexi (left) and Tori (right) Borell, daughters of Todd and Elizabeth Borell, were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.  Phi Theta Kappa membership is an honor and is by invitation only.  In order to join, students must have earned at least 12 program-level or college-level credit hours and maintained a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold:
1. Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and;
2. Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
Wed
22
Oct

The Maple Lake Schoolseum reveals 2014 Community Guide photographs

The Community Guide showcase in the Maple Lake Schoolseum has recently been updated.  Viewers entering the Public School will now be able to set their eyes on the beautiful photographs of the area that were submitted in the 2014 Community Guide contest.  Besides this display 11 others are on site for visitors to enjoy. Any organization or individuals are invited to install their own showcase as a way of revealing Maple Lake’s history, outstanding achievements, organizations, and events. If you reserve a case soon and have your information and archives installed by the next school open house in August of 2015, you will be eligible to enter the “Showcasing  Success” contest and win $100.00, or $50.00- 2nd place if chosen.  The school thanks all the talented photographers and the Maple Lake Messenger for providing the Community Guide photos, and Maple Lake Senior Connections for installation.

Wed
01
Oct

Sun and fun at the homecoming parade


The 7th grade “Sporty 7th Graders” won 1st place for their float in the Homecoming Parade.

The 9th grade “Fire Fighting Freshmen” won 2nd in the homecoming parade.

The 10th grade “Soft Serve Sophomores” came in 3rd place in the homecoming parade.
Wed
01
Oct

Recognition dinner honors school support staff


Kris Harlan - Elementary Principal, Dave Hansen - High School Principal, Greg Helmbrecht - Custodian, Dr. Robert C. Cavanna - Executive Director Resource Training and Solutions, Mark Redemske - Superintendent, Laura Deslauriers - Elementary Paraprofessional and Ann Stuefen - High School Paraprofessional.

 

An event honoring Central Minnesota’s educational support staff was held September 24 at the River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud.  
In its fourth year, 105 people were honored from 28 school districts.  The event honors those who work as bus drivers, custodians, cooks, paraprofessionals and other staff who help keep schools running smoothly.  
“Honorees, you are recognized tonight not because of your title but your attitude and commitment to students and other staff in your schools,” said Rob Cavanna, executive director of Resource Training & Solutions.   
Awardees are nominated from within their school districts.  They receive a trophy and a certificate signed by the governor of Minnesota. 
More information appears in this week's Messenger.
Wed
24
Sep

Powder-Puff and He-Man Volleyball Excitement


Sommer Carlson, Maria Bischoff and Marissa Henrikson enjoyed the competition on a beautiful afternoon.

Ryan Kalinowski and David Stokman; Second Row: Jenny Brings, Maddie Nelson, Taylor Pilger, Chloe Callahan, Summer Knudsen, Mollie Graham, Kayla Hoistad, Jillian Goelz, Kennedy Haney, Jenni Pomije, Alainna Bryant; Third Row: Hailee Malachek, Jordyn Trager, Scott Jordan, Hunter Hicks, Jenna Macziewski, Maria Bischoff, Emily Webb, Maya Ortiz, Emily Rose, Vienna Jude, Shania Fobbe, Becca Loch, Leah Hanson; Back Row: David Goos, Adam Ruhland, Jackson Willard, Karch Anderson, Charlie Stejskal, Andrew Schonessen, Michael Scherber, McRae Haney, Tony Goelz, Wyatt Richards, Dustin Strub, Logan Gries, Ian Rivers, Cullen Gallagher

Karch Anderson sets the ball to Adam Ruhland and Charlie Stejskal while Dustin Strub, David Stokman and David Goos stand by for the return.

Seniors emerge victorious over their underclassmen in both Powder-Puff Football and He-Man Volleyball games last Sunday.

Wed
17
Sep

Homecoming Activities

 

Plans are already in the works for Homecoming 2014 which will take place Sept. 21-26.  The student council is working hard to make this year’s activities fun and exciting for our school community.  The week will begin with the parent-sponsored Powder Puff football and He-Man volleyball games on Sunday afternoon and evening. 
More information appears in this week's Messenger.
Wed
17
Sep

Band rule changes on hold

 

A meeting regarding Maple Lake’s marching rule clarified the rule and what actions would need to be taken to change it.
Band Director Nathan Mitchell, six members of the Maple Lake Band Boosters, High School Principal Dave Hansen and School Board Chair Arnie Michalicek discussed the rule on Sept. 8.
Mitchell said the rule was understood to mean that high school students must participate in summer marching band in order to participate in the following fall concert band.
More information appears in this week's Messenger.

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