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After 30 minutes of discussion about Community Ed staffing, a motion was made and seconded at the Aug. 21 Milaca School Board meeting to post for a Community Education director. About 10 minutes later that motion was withdrawn and a meeting scheduled for Aug. 28 to discuss staffing for that department. Damian Patnode, the new [...]

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Milaca High School students will be receiving iPads beginning this school year. Faith Christian School students are ready for a new year of community programs and classroom work. Community Christian School students welcome new Principal Dick Ritzema. For the full preview of the upcoming school year, see the Back to School special section in the [...]

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Students at Faith Christian School were able to participate in an art camp hosted by the school this year in conjunction with its popular science camp. They completed crafts such as painting, frame decorating, paper machete and more. For more photos, see the Thursday, Aug. 16 print edition of the Times.

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A concentrated effort to raise test scores in math and reading at all grade levels in the Milaca School District appears to be on the right track, according to Superintendent Jerry Hansen. Hansen talked in an interview last Thursday after an Aug. 1 StarTribune story about improved scores around the state in math at the [...]

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Milaca Public Schools is offering a series of building tours open to area parents, residents, businesses and professionals throughout the upcoming school year. “The purpose of the tours is to give people a first hand look at programs, classes and opportunities for students that attend our school,” said Superintendent Jerry Hansen. “Our school is one [...]

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Community Christian School in Pease is welcoming a new face on campus this year with the addition of Principal Dick Ritzema. Former administrator Amy Banks will retain her role in communications with the community and will have a bigger presence in the classrooms. Ritzema’s last position was in Illinois, but he’s not exactly a stranger [...]

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Faith Christian School students learned techniques and strategies of soccer play this summer during the school’s soccer camp. Older students coached their younger counterparts on the sport. For more photos, see the Thursday, Aug. 9 print edition of the Times.

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