School

Wed
17
Feb

United Educators Foundation presents grant to MLHS FACS


Maple Lake High School’s family and consumer sciences teacher, Judy Sloneker, accepted a $535 grant from the United Educators Foundation to be used for teaching financial literacy. She is pictured accepting the check with her 8th grade class which is a consumerism and “Living On Your Own” class that is about career investigation and personal finance. The money is going to be used for a hand-held smartboard and tablet for student use.
Wed
17
Feb

Teachers propose tweaks to first week

Kindergarten teachers shared ideas for improving their students’ first-week experience with members of the Maple Lake School Board at their most recent meeting, Monday, Feb. 8.

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Wed
10
Feb

School Board Recognition Week set for February 15-19

The Minnesota School Boards Association has designated February 15 through 19 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota. The Maple Lake Public School District is joining school districts throughout our state in celebrating School Board Recognition Week and honoring our local school board members for their commitment to Maple Lake and our children.

Wed
10
Feb

National Geographic Bee finalists


Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to inspire students to be curious about the world. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging competition. Pictured are Maple Lake’s finalists from grades 7 and 8. Front Row: Lexi Hanson, Madeline Gindelle, Anahi Blahut, Luke Raymond and Abby Althoff. Back Row: Luke Stoesz, Linus Brown (1st place), Ivan Ostlund LaTour (2nd place), Josie Wagner and Emily Miller. (Photo submitted by Dawn Klabunde)
Wed
10
Feb

Students help many in need for Catholic Schools Week


Luke Aasen and his classmates made Valentines for veterans last Friday to wrap up Catholic Schools Week.

January 31 through February 6 was Catholic Schools Week around the nation, helping communities in the aspects of knowledge, faith and service. St. Timothy's Catholic School participated by having a number of activities, preschool through eighth grade, that helped the homeless, provided clothing for families with small children, and veterans serving overseas and struggling at home.

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Wed
03
Feb

MLE Battle of the Books winners


2nd Grade (left to right) - 1st Place: Ellie Hanson and Emily Jurgens. 2nd Place: Alivia McClanahan, Emma Moline and Brynn Ortiz. 3rd Place: Carley Frost and Olivia Jerome.

3rd Grade (right to left) - 1st Place: Kylee Dahlheimer, Amara Schroeder, , Sydney Breimon and Avery Larson. 2nd Place: None. 3rd Place: Ben Torblaa and Logan Anglin.

4th Grade (left to right) - 1st Place: Kenlyn Marsicek, Charlee Wurm and Makenna Jude. 2nd Place: Alice Ketchum and Adison Gorres. 3rd Place: Erika Hannon and Tatum Stratton.

5th Grade (left to right) 1st Place: Sydney Staloch and Sydnee Peterson. 2nd Place: Audrey Beffel and Gracie Fritz. 3rd Place: Erin Uecker and Colton Ellingson.

6th Grade (left to right) 1st Place: Calli Hadler and Alyssa Hadler. 2nd Place: Eva McClelland and Sydney Reardon. 3rd Place: Ella Kiebel and Jordyn Demarais. (Photos submitted by Kath Heffron)

What is “Battle of the Books?”
“Battle of the Books” is a voluntary reading incentive program for students. Currently this program is for grades 2—6 .

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Wed
27
Jan

Appreciating Maple Lake’s paraprofessionals


Maple Lake High School Paraprofessionals - Front Row: Leanna Rivers, Ann Stuefen and Deb Aulwes. Back Row: Renee Miller, Judy Malachek, Amy Bryant, Leah Eull, Dawn Hanson, Tammy Heitkamp and Stacy Cargill. Not Pictured: LuAnn Vandergon. (Photo submitted)

Maple Lake Elementary Paraprofessionals - Front Row: Tanya Purcell, Maggie Hartfiel, Kim Grunau, Margie Isaacson and Laura Deslauriers. Back Row: Jackie Wurm, Jodie Nowak, Jodi Stecker, Alicia Stoll, Ruth Pesch and Katie McLeod. Not Pictured: Wendy Bidwell, Margo Brown, Cindy Carter, Sharon Heberling, Michele Lyons and Susie Zander. (Photo submitted)

St. Timothy’s Parish School Paraprofessionals - Paula Willard, Vicky Gries and Tina Triplett. (Photo by Sam Zuehl)

By state proclamation, Gov. Mark Dayton has named the week of Jan. 11-15, 2016 as Paraprofessional Recognition Week by the Minnesota Department of Education.

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Wed
27
Jan

Maple Lake School District Spelling Bee Winners


The Maple Lake District Spelling Bee took place last Tuesday, Jan. 19, with contestants ranging from grades 5 to 8. Eighth graders took the top three spots with Brandon Schmitz in first place (center), Avery Triplett in second (left), and Olivia Paumen in third (right). (Photo by Nick Pawlenty)
Wed
20
Jan

“Wit” One-Act Play


“Wit” cast members - Dylan Schlueter (student director), Ashlee Martie, Ben Triplett, John Treadwell, Tyler Russell, Catie Medley, Austin Becker, Brendan Heald and Kennedi Long. Not pictured: Brooke Ankerfelt and tech crew. (Photo by Bob Zimmerman)

Dr. Bearing listens as Dr. Jason Posner (Brendan Heald) introduces himself as Susie Monahan, RN (Kennedi Long) assists.

Fellows (from left: Ashlee Martie, Ben Triplett, Brendan Heald, John Treadwell, Tyler Russell) on rounds contemplate Dr. Bearing's condition. (Photos by Bob Zimmerman)

A free public performance of the One-Act Play, “Wit,” will be presented at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Maple Lake High School Auditorium.

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Wed
20
Jan

Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week is January 17-23

Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week from Jan. 16 to Jan. 24 is a good time to sign up or take a class on how to safely operate a snowmobile, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.

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