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2012 Summer Reading at Preston Public Library


Fri, Aug 31st, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

We had a fantastic Summer Reading Program this year, and we extend Congratulations to all of our successful summer readers! A total of 85 participated in Preston Public Library’s “Dream Big, Read!” reading program. Little ones in the Cuddle Me group logged 240 days of being read to. Kids in the Read-To-Me group enjoyed a total of 1,891 books. Readers read 54,180 minutes. In addition, Teens read 2,798 pages.

In the Read-To-Me group, the following children had over 100 books read to them: Aeric Fontenello, Max McHan, Reid Olson, Nathan Pfremmer, Micah Rehm, Makayla Rehm, and Annakate Wingert. Those who read the most minutes in the elementary Readers group were: Hannah Rolfs, (7920), Annalise Shupe, (7020), Jonathan Anderson, (4140), DJ Leonard, (2160), and Solomon Stellmaker, (2160). In the Teen group Natalie Ford read 1747 pages and Gabrielle Shupe read 1051 pages.

Chic’s Pizza and the Preston Public Library donated grand Prizes for the summer reading program. Additional weekly treats and prizes were donated by the following businesses:

B&B Bowl, Weber & Judd Pharmacy, Preston Foods, Sweet Stop, Trailhead Inn, Preston Apple & Berry Farm, and the Preston Motor Mart, thank You for your donations! The children really appreciated the prizes.

Congratulations to all our “Dream Big, Read!” summer reading participants.

Please check in at the Preston Library to find out if you’ve won a weekly or grand prize. Participants are asked to pick up their prizes by September 15.

Fillmore Central School Board approves staffing changes

Fri, Aug 31st, 2012
Posted in Harmony Education

The new school year is off to a great start for Fillmore Central students, who started school early this year due to a project being done at the high school next summer. Principal Heath Olstad said everything is running smoothly. At their regular ..... 
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Fillmore Central School Board approves staffing changes

Fri, Aug 31st, 2012
Posted in Preston Education

The new school year is off to a great start for Fillmore Central students, who started school early this year due to a project being done at the high school next summer. Principal Heath Olstad said everything is running smoothly. At their regular ..... 
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Fillmore Central Band members participate in All State Concert and Symphonic bands

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in All Education

This past week, August 6-11, 2012, two hundred of the finest high school band musicians met at the annual Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State Band Camp on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. Among these elite performers we ..... 
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Fillmore Central Class of 2012 shines at next level

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in All Education

By Lane Powell As an educator of 20 years, I am always amazed at the personal growth and achievements of the young people in our communities. Fillmore Central Schools, teachers, and parents can all take pride in knowing that we do an outstanding jo ..... 
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Chatfield ready for new school year

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Education

The Chatfield School Board met for the last meeting before the start of a new school year on August 20, 2012. A wide variety of information was passed on from school administrators to the board about the academic year that will begin in September. ..... 
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K-12 STUDENTS RECEIVE EXTRA BOOST FROM MINNESOTA GRANTMAKERS

Thu, Aug 23rd, 2012
Posted in All Education

MINNEAPOLIS (August 23, 2012) - As students head back to school this year, new research by the Minnesota Council on foundations (MCF) indicates that Minnesota grantmakers have increased giving to education, specifically funneling more dollars toward ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board approves handbooks

Fri, Aug 17th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Education

The Lanesboro School Board heard from high school Principal Brett Clarke and approved three handbooks at their regular meeting on August 16. The first handbook was the Student Handbook. Clarke said the only change made was the semester test polic ..... 
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Peterson Kid's Club finishes annual Community Service Project

Fri, Aug 10th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Education

Kids’ Club, a school-age child care program through Rushford-Peterson Community Education, just finished their annual Community Service project. They advertised for and sold lemonade, then took the proceeds and purchased food for the Semcac Foodsh ..... 
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