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April 30, 2015
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Storage space, for educational supplies and sports equipment, is limited at the middle school. When the school was built in 1995, storage was cut in order to bring the construction price down.
Room to learn: Special education, gymnasium key areas for middle school plans
April 30, 2015 - 2:58pm
April 24, 2015
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Space, or the lack of it, has played in to many scheduling and planning decisions at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in recent years. For kindergarten gym class, it has led to some combined groups of almost 60 students with two teachers and assistants.
Space, at the heart of the matter: Heart of the Lakes Elementary School is feeling the squeeze
April 24, 2015 - 10:41am
April 17, 2015
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Students in third and fourth grades from Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, St. Paul’s Lutheran School and St. Henry’s Area School got up-close and personal with all aspects of agriculture for Ag Day on April 2.
Ag Day comes to HOTL
April 17, 2015 - 11:27am
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As part of the Perham-Dent School District’s referendum plan, Kid’s Adventure Preschool would be relocated to a newly-constructed wing at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School. In 1971, the building now used as Kid’s Adventure was the 4-H building on the fairgrounds and a roller rink.
Taking Shape: Preschool priorities
April 17, 2015 - 11:21am
April 16, 2015
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Perham High School science teacher, Shawn Stafki, told community members what it is like to teach in the building. He said, with the shared air circulation system, much of the wing will smell like whatever science labs are being done (including dissections).
Two of three informational meetings held at PHS
April 16, 2015 - 12:02pm
Perham-Dent School Board approves buying temporary classrooms
April 16, 2015 - 11:11am
April 10, 2015
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Anastasia Wiley experimented with a marshmallow catapult at Kid’s Adventure Preschool’s family science night on March 26. The preschool’s open house will be held Tuesday, April 14.
Kid’s Adventure Preschool hosting open house
April 10, 2015 - 11:25am
April 9, 2015
Proposed additions
Taking shape: Architects, consultants and district crafting preliminary building designs, leading up to referendum
April 9, 2015 - 3:20pm
Science Research students finish season at state
April 9, 2015 - 11:40am
April 3, 2015
Heart of the Lakes Elementary School’s Kindergarten Exploration night set
April 3, 2015 - 11:20am
March 27, 2015
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The Perham-Dent School Board is moving forward with plans to convert this space in front of Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, along Second Ave. SW, into additional public parking space over the summer.
Parking solution at HOTL to be fast-tracked
March 27, 2015 - 11:00am
March 23, 2015
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Heart of the Lakes Elementary School’s annual raffle and bingo night drew a crowd of more than 450 attendees, and raised about $20,000 for classroom technology.
Putting the fun in fundraising
March 23, 2015 - 11:12am
March 20, 2015
Generating some buzz
March 20, 2015 - 9:39am
March 19, 2015
Referendum preparations continue: Architect selected, meeting dates set
March 19, 2015 - 2:26pm
March 12, 2015
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Lauren Anderson, a junior at Perham High School and a speech competitor recently had a chance to interview her hero, Diane Nash, over the telephone.
PHS junior interviews hero, civil rights organizer
March 12, 2015 - 11:51am