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By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org On Wednesday, Dec. 11, Park Rapids Area Schools took part in an event known as “the hour of code.” The event was part of Computer Science Education Week, from Dec. 9-15. Students participating in the “the hour of code” were taught how to write basic “lines of code” to understand and complete tasks. With the help of upperclassmen, students learned together how to make basic computer functions happen. “Teachers for both the middle school and high school are here assisting the kids of their classroom in the activity.
Every year, almost as sure as the cold, winter weather conditions have the ability to cause a school district to alter its schedule by either starting late, letting out early or cancelling the school day altogether. Kids won’t care, but many parents want to be more aware of just what exactly goes into the process of declaring a “snow day” for Park Rapids Area Schools. When weather forces pertinent decisions to be made, Park Rapids superintendent Lance Bagstad makes the final decision for his school district. And although the decision ultimately rests with Bagstad, it is not a decision
All throughout history times of war have proved a pivotal hardship to the spirit of any individual involved. Uncertainty and fear become rational when coupled with the thought that a loved one is potentially in a dangerous warzone. But as many families begin to gather and reminisce over the year gone by, in its lowlights and as well as its blessings, these desolate feelings can be heightened over the holiday season when a loved one isn’t able to return home. Right around five years ago, these feelings were all new to Connie Carmichael. Her and her husband Russ’s son, Logan, was stati
On Thursday, Dec.
Menahga first grade students who left their house the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 4 without proper headwear for the winter weather lucked out.
As the holiday season approaches it isn’t uncommon for people to find their mood changing a little bit. The leaves are gone and the weather is cold.
Starting Saturday, Dec. 7 the Park Rapids post office will be changing their hours of operation, but all services will continue to remain the same. Currently open from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday the hours of operation thereafter will change to 10 a.m.
On Tuesday, Nov.
The Nevis School Board discussed issues of the district including the audit Monday, Nov. 25. All members of the board were present except for Marvin Vredenburg. Justin Burchill of the Certified Public Accounting firm Brady Martz and Associates was also in attendance. Burchill presented on the financial status of the district concluding, “It has been a good year.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Although some may have been content with just the free spaghetti dinner, Nevis school officials were celebrating something altogether different Tuesday, Nov. 19. The lengthy construction project that has been endured over the past six months is finally over. Promoted as a celebratory ribbon cutting and an unveiling of their new early-childhood development wing, the event began at 6 p.m.