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September 19, 2013
Six years and 'running' -- River Run has become a Cloquet tradition
The Cloquet River Run started as a way to raise money for a school playground, but the annual race has evolved into an event that attracts participants...
September 19, 2013 - 8:29am
September 14, 2013
Education Corner...Cloquet schools are off to a great start but face challenges
We all are excited about the start of another school year. We see our students coming back to school, and those of us working in the schools are most honored to be able to affect the lives of so many young children and young adults. Early numbers show that Cloquet student enrollment...
September 14, 2013 - 9:22am
September 13, 2013
Enrollment up, budget worries up too
The Cloquet School Board is still discussing potential ramifications of the Affordable Care Act even though the federal government has delayed reporting requirements for one year. Prior to Monday night's board meeting, members held a discussion with Superintendent Ken Scarbrough...
September 13, 2013 - 8:44am
September 10, 2013
Most county schools are above average on state tests
Carlton County schools generally performed better than the state average in recent Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) testing in math and reading. The Minnesota Department of Education released performance data Tuesday from the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment, given last...
September 10, 2013 - 11:23am
September 6, 2013
School board members seek public input on levy increase
It looks more than a little bit likely that the Cloquet School District will vote to triple the per-student levy assessed to district taxpayers at its Sept. 23 meeting. Currently, Cloquet taxpayers pay a levy of $97.44 per pupil, which is one of the lowest figures in the state.
September 6, 2013 - 10:34am
August 30, 2013
District to review, update emergency plans
The Cloquet School District is considering a top-to-bottom review of its emergency procedures -- not because it's necessarily concerned about its ability to respond, but because times are changing quickly. Superintendent Ken Scarbrough outlined a plan to review district procedures...
August 30, 2013 - 11:41am
August 16, 2013
Board votes for maximum levy to leverage taxpayer dollars
The Cloquet School Board voted to authorize a levying authority of $300 per pupil at its Monday night board meeting - triple what the district currently receives from taxpayers for each student in the district but only a potential 14 percent increase in the school district's property...
August 16, 2013 - 11:10am
July 26, 2013
Schools fight back against hunger - one backpack at a time
A fourth-grade teacher at one of the local elementary schools once had a boy in her class who had a particularly difficult life at home. He wore...
July 26, 2013 - 10:50am
'Lego' my robot!
Eleven-year-old Lucas Barto couldn't quite figure out what he wanted to do during last week's Lego Robotics Camp in Cloquet. First he made a...
July 26, 2013 - 9:18am
July 12, 2013
Facilities discussion is only beginning
The release of a preliminary report regarding the Cloquet School District's long-term facilities needs has started a conversation that will take many months to conclude. Superintendent Ken Scarbrough said the report, which was given to Cloquet School Board members two weeks ago in...
July 12, 2013 - 1:42pm
July 6, 2013
Carlton High School Quarter 4 Honor Roll
A Honor Roll Grade 12 -- Stephanie Anderson, Courtney Bauer, Brooke Camps, Duncan Fox, Joseph Hallgren, Megan Tomczak and Tori Zime. Grade 11 -- Tori Anderson and Haley Lunde. Grade 10 -- Delaney Coy, Alexandria Ermatinger, Caylee Jones, Grace Macor, Emily Matlack, Nikki Ojibway,...
July 6, 2013 - 3:50pm
June 20, 2013
One year later: Esko moves forward with new facilities
The Esko School District is about to begin a renaissance in terms of its district athletic facilities -- and perhaps a bit oddly, last year's...
June 20, 2013 - 3:58am
June 14, 2013
A scientific approach to further education
Cloquet High School senior Kendra Pallin felt like she had just won the lottery. And, like lottery winners do, she remembers the date and what...
June 14, 2013 - 2:06pm
Cloquet High School announces fourth-quarter honor roll
Cloquet Senior High School announces the following students were named to the 2012-2013 fourth quarter Honor Roll: Grade 9: William Acheson, Amber Anderson, Ashlee Anderson, Sammantha Anderson, Trent Anderson, Ashlee Antell-White, Morgan Babineau, Sarah Badger, Mikayla Baker, Andrew...
June 14, 2013 - 11:45am
Cloquet School Board: District ratifies teacher contract, plans future spending
The Cloquet School Board ratified a two-year contract agreement with Education Minnesota Cloquet at its Monday night meeting, capping a very smooth period of negotiations. The contract, which had already been ratified by teachers, calls for a 1.5/1.5 percent raise in pay over the...
June 14, 2013 - 10:00am