Tag: Aitkin High School

Aitkin Lift-A-Thon returns to raise funds for American Legion

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After a one year absence, the yearly high-school staple of the Aitkin Lift-A-Thon returns with the culmination of summer work being a fundraiser for local veterans to lend a much-needed helping hand and thank you for their sacrifice and service. We recently chatted with Lift-A-Thon organizer Rob…
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July 13, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board gets Graduation plans finalized, discuss Capital Projects Levy number

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board meeting Monday night (May 17th) provided finalizing discussions for High School Graduations and personnel updates for the following school year from the High School Media Center. Aitkin High School Paul Karelis informed the Board on the plans for Graduation that will be…
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May 20, 2021 0

Two Gobblers sign with Concordia Cobbers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Two Aitkin High School Seniors officially signed their National Letters of Intent to continue their education and athletic careers Wednesday afternoon. Multi-Sport Athletes Owen Miller and Jeremiah Smythe, in front of families, friends, and media signed to play football at Concordia College Moorhead after finishing the 2020…
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May 14, 2021 0

Deerwood Technologies awards $500 Scholarships

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/12/21) (Deerwood, MN) — Deerwood Technologies, Incorporated proudly announced the recipients of their two annual $500 scholarships, one going to graduating seniors at Aitkin and Crosby-Ironton High Schools. The presentation of the scholarships are awarded to Madilyn Bodle of Crosby-Ironton and Justine Johnson of Aitkin, both of which plan to attend…
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May 12, 2021 0

Aitkin High School All Class Reunion returns in 2022, Planning Meeting coming May 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/11/21) (Aitkin, MN) — More than a decade in the making, the Aitkin All Class Reunion will be returning early August 2022 but there is still much planning to take place before this much loved event. We recently spoke with event planners Wendy Johnson and Gary Tibbitts about the event that…
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May 11, 2021 0

Aitkin FFA looks forward during National FFA Week

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Friday marked the second to last day for National FFA Week, and normally this would be a busy time for the Aitkin High School FFA Chapter. Usual preparations for a Local, Regional, and State FFA Banquet have adjusted with the world continuing to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic.…
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February 26, 2021 0

Aitkin Public School’s 7-12 switching to Distance Learning November 9th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/9/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter informed the public late last week on Aitkin’s decision to switch learning models for Grade 7-12 starting today, November 9th. The District’s reasoning behind the learning change comes from issues with staffing and some contact tracing concerns. Stifter noted the upcoming…
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November 6, 2020 0

Aitkin Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter’s update with COVID-19, Levy

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter was back for his monthly update of ISD #1 and also to reaffirm the Capital Projects Levy that is on the November 3rd Ballot. Superintendent Stifter says the adjustments with students in-person and some choosing to distance learn have laid protocols…
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October 28, 2020 0

AHS Coronation from Monday

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/27/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Homecoming Week for Aitkin High School started off on the royal foot with Coronation from the High School Auditorium Monday afternoon.  Nominees for Homecoming Court included Jorde Rinta, Joey Simonson, Maddie Buisman, Seth Watts, Maggie Borden, Jake Ince, Trista Brandt, Caiden Kjelstrom, Caitlyn Connor, and Owen Miller.…
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October 27, 2020 0