Tag: distance learning

Isle Public Schools “Year in Review”

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/29/20) (Isle, MN) — As we wrap up 2020, R&J Broadcasting, Inc will be taking time for our area schools that were challenged with the COVID-19 Pandemic with a Year in Review. Our first school district highlights Isle Public Schools, as they hope to bring the district back fully to the…
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December 29, 2020 0

McGregor Schools on pace for students to return to in-person learning

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/22/20) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor Public School District is continuing their efforts to return to in-person learning in mid-January, and from our conversation with Superintendent Brad Johnson that logic is holding strong after weeks of distance learning. Superintendent Johnson says the plan to return high schoolers to the classroom is…
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December 22, 2020 0

Hill City Schools Superintendent Pat Rendle COVID-19 update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/21/20) (Hill City, MN) — In continuing conversations with our area school districts on their return plans for the start of 2021, we had the chance to speak with Hill City Schools Superintendent Pat Rendle as the District has been keeping their students in-person learning compared to fellow Aitkin County schools.…
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December 21, 2020 0

Hawley School to Distance Learn Before & After Holiday Break

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/18/20) Hawley, MN — The Hawley School District, which is currently in a hybrid learning model, will be temporarily switching to Distance Learning before and after the Holiday break. COVID-19 cases in the district remain low. In fact there are zero known cases in students or staff at this point, but…
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December 18, 2020 0

Isle Superintendent Kapsner talks Return to School, Community Support

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/18/20) (Isle, MN) — As the latest announcement from Governor Tim Walz has placed on elementary schools being able to return starting January 4th, our area schools are rolling out their return plans for the start of 2021.  Isle School District Superintendent Dean Kapsner unveiled the District’s plan once the calendar…
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December 18, 2020 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools preparing for in-person return in New Year

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/17/20) (Crosby, MN) — Continuing education during the COVID-19 Pandemic has provided numerous hurdles and new avenues, Crosby-Ironton Schools is one of our area schools that has made those adjustments to keep students engaged in uncertain times. Crosby-Ironton Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland laid out the re-entry plan for the District to…
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December 17, 2020 0

Aitkin School Board Work Session talks Levy, School Reopening

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/16/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board held another Work Session meeting Monday night to further discuss the continuation of the Capital Projects Levy and their stance on School Reopening ahead of Governor Tim Walz’s announcement Wednesday. Board members moved forward with more discussion on taking deficit spending with…
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December 16, 2020 0

Climax-Shelly to Continue Distance Learning Until After Christmas Break

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/1/20) Climax, MN — The Climax-Shelly School District was hoping to return students back to the classrooms this past Monday, but unfortunately, they will have to wait until 2020 is over for that opportunity. Following discussions with their Covid Response Team, the district has decided to continue distance learning until after…
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December 1, 2020 0

Ada-Borup Elementary to Distance Learn on Wednesdays; Booster Club Clothing Order

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/25/20) Ada, MN — Starting this week, all students at the Ada-Borup Elementary will be distance learning on each Wednesday. This matches up with what students in the Ada-Borup High School are currently doing. Elementary Principal Bree Triplett notes that the main reason for the switch is to make good on…
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November 26, 2020 0

Aitkin Public Schools update with Superintendent Dan Stifter

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/25/20) (Aitkin, MN) — As the Aitkin Public School District is adjusting to Distance Learning for Grades 4-12 and the Holidays coming around, we spoke with Superintendent Dan Stifter for his monthly update with all of the changes around COVID-19. Superintendent Stifter mentioned the reasoning behind the learning model change and…
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November 25, 2020 0