Tag: distance learning

Distance Learning Teachers Aid Elementary Students & Staff with Distance Learning Education

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/24/20) Hawley, MN — For elementary students who either opt in to Distance Learning or are forced into Distance Learning due to a close contact, it may be difficult to adjust to education without constant supervision and guidance from teachers. Hawley Elementary Principal Chris Ellingson says to assist those students and…
Read more


November 24, 2020 0

McGregor Schools switching Grades 4-12 to Distance Learning

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/20/20) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board held an emergency meeting Wednesday night to discuss changing the current Learning Model for Grades 4-12 and discuss COVID-19 restrictions on High School Sports. Superintendent Brad Johnson brought the proposal to the Board based on the volume of students and staff that have…
Read more


November 19, 2020 0

Aitkin ISD #1 Grades 4-12 switching to Distance Learning

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/19/20) (Aitkin, MN) — As troubles with safely staffing the District and rising COVID-19 cases across the State continue, Aitkin Public School made the difficult decision to transition Grades 4-12 to Remote Learning, effective Monday, November 23rd to Friday, January 15th. Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter mentioned the decision with staffing issues,…
Read more


November 18, 2020 0

Aitkin School Board meeting from November 16th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/18/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday and reviewed changes to school activity related to COVID-19 from the High School Media Center. The Board did approve the 2nd Readings of Policies including the School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals, Organization of School…
Read more


November 18, 2020 0

Fisher Students to Continue Distance Learning until After Thanksgiving

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/17/20) Fisher, MN — The Fisher School District had originally planned to have students back learning in-person this week after a two-week reset, but as COVID-19 cases surge throughout Polk County, students will remain distance learning for the time being. The goal is now to have students back in the classroom…
Read more


November 17, 2020 0

Climax-Shelly Looking to Return in In-Person After Thanksgiving

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/16/20) Climax, MN — The Climax-Shelly School Board held their regular monthly meeting last week on Thursday, November 12th.  At the meeting, they canvassed election results, discussed distance learning, and accepted a donation from the local community club. The district is currently in full distance learning and has been since November…
Read more


November 16, 2020 0

Pillager Students Preparing For Distance Learning

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (11/10/20) Pillager, MN — Tuesday, we talked to Pillager Schools Superintendent Mike Malmberg, following the announcement of a switch of learning models for students grades 5-12. We discussed first, what caused the change? Malmberg went into detail about grades and dates involved. Malmberg reminded those out there that daycare and meals…
Read more


November 10, 2020 0

Fosston High School Moving To Distance Learning After Two Positive Covid Tests and Staff Shortage

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (11/9/20) Fosston, MN — As of last Friday afternoon the Fosston School District was still in their same learning model with hybrid learning in the high school and full in person learning in the elementary. On Monday we learned that Fosston school district would now be following others in moving to…
Read more


November 9, 2020 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…
Read more


November 6, 2020 0

Isle High School switching to Synchronous Distance Learning November 16th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/6/20) (Isle, MN) — Isle High School announced the decision to change the current Hybrid Learning Model to Synchronous Distance Learning beginning Monday, November 16th. We spoke with Isle Superintendent Dean Kapsner on the reasoning behind making the switch at this time. Isle High Schools will hold in-person classes on November…
Read more


November 6, 2020 0