Education

If Kanittha Lanpisut wasn’t already keenly aware that she was worlds away from her homeland of Thailand, the 14 inches of snow that fell on Milaca two weeks ago certainly did the trick. As temperatures hovered in the single digits last week and Lanpisut was learning new words like “windchill,” it wasn’t enough to make […]

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The Milaca School District will be operating its Area Learning Center, Early Childhood and Family Education and Rum River North Special Education Cooperative out of a new facility by December 2015. The Milaca School Board on Nov. 17 directed Superintendent Jerry Hansen and the district’s Building and Grounds Committee to enter into negotiations to purchase […]

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Three talented Milaca High School seniors were chosen to perform at the St. Olaf Festival of Bands after being nominated by their band instructor, Andrew Nelson. Dana Petty, Meghan Bolt and Tristen Maetzold joined with juniors and seniors from around the state to perform in the concert. “It was the best of all the schools,” […]

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Student performance is on the rise at Milaca Elementary School. The school for many years has been flagged as a “Focus School” by the Minnesota Department of Education in its annual Multiple Measurement Rating of Minnesota schools. But not any longer. Milaca Elementary School Principal Steve Voshell presented the analysis of the MMR results for […]

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Milaca Elementary School named its sixth-grade students of the month for September. The students are (back row, left to right) Trey Hardy and Branden Marudas and (front row, left to right) Rylee Johnson and Avery Herbst.

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Bullying declined by about 33 percent between April 2013 and May 2014, according to a survey of Milaca High School students. The statistic was revealed Tuesday, Oct. 7, during the fall kickoff of the school’s Olweus bullying prevention program. Much of the reduction in perceived bullying, officials said,  can be attributed to the Olweus program, […]

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