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The start of school is two-weeks out as this column goes to press and this week’s column will update readers on the status of our building and summer projects. Elementary The Elementary School is ready for students for the 2019-20 school year.  This was the host school for our summer school program...
This Summer has been a busy one for your local school district as we continue the process of completing deferred maintenance projects and providing much needed updates to our facilities.        Elementary School The major project at the elementary school is taking more time than anticipated due to...
  School is back in session for close to 240 students who have registered for summer school this year!  The Credit Recovery Program started in early June while regular summer school and the Jumpstart to Kindergarten program started on Monday, July 8th and runs for three weeks Monday through Friday...
Readers are aware that with the retirement of Dan Zetah, that your local school district has been going through a process to select our next Activities Director; we are pleased to announce that Scott Lieser has been offered and has accepted the job.  The LPGE School Board is expected to give formal...
  Readers of this column are likely aware that the resignation of Dan Zetah has created an opening at LPGE for our next Activities Director. The position has been advertised and we received 19 completed application and have a solid pool to choose from.   The following have been offered and accepted...
  There is a common misperception that all school employees have the summer off and I am frequently asked:  “Aren’t you off for the summer?”  This week’s column will provide some information to readers about summer work at the school. The school has several classifications of employees based on...
One of the age-old problems in education is the summer “brain drain” and how to slow it or prevent it.  “Brain drain” is simply the learning regression that occurs with students between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next. Research has shown that several weeks of review are...
One of my favorite events of the year is Graduation and this week’s column will reflect a few thoughts for the Class of 2019.  Graduation is the culmination of 13 years of school and all of this year’s graduates and their families should be proud of the accomplishment and should be congratulated by...
  This week’s column will be short and contains important information for anyone interested in the athletic program at LPGE Schools. The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School as a part of our strategic planning process, focuses on different strategic priorities throughout the year. We're currently...
The age-old question that parents’ dread is “what is there to do today?” this week’s column will highlight things to do this summer at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School.   There are a wide variety of youth recreational activities including baseball, basketball, gymnastics, golf, hockey, soccer,...

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