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Cloquet Middle School

The former Cloquet Middle School sits empty while developers move try to move forward with plans to reuse the building for affordable apartments. The oldest part of the building, which opened in 1921 after the previous high school burned down in the 1918 fires, is pictured closest to the camera. Jana Peterson /
Planning Commission, citizens debate plans for apartments in former school
July 21, 2018 - 7:41pm
July 17, 2018
Vandals broke nearly every window in the historic classroom doors at the former school. Developer Paul Keenan said they had planned to use the doors, but now it will be cheaper to replace them. Contributed photo
Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
July 17, 2018 - 12:03pm
April 4, 2018
LETTER: Thankful for school trip donations
April 4, 2018 - 8:59pm
February 11, 2018
Science fair superstars
February 11, 2018 - 11:38am
January 8, 2018
Pery Affias and Mya Fairbanks with their first place NAIVSEF middle school project. Special to Pine Journal
CMS students' projects earn national accolades
January 8, 2018 - 3:02pm
October 21, 2017
Ashley Austin lets a monarch butterfly perch on her nose before her seventh-grade class set them free last week. It was the end of a long experiement in which the kids raised a butterfly in class. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
Students send monarchs on trip to Mexico
October 21, 2017 - 1:28pm
September 25, 2017
Cloquet Middle School students cross Washington Avenue after school Tuesday under the watchful eye of adult crossing guard Phil Trout. Principal Tom Brenner stressed that all kids should try to cross the busy roadway when the crossing guards are on duty before and after school. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
September 25, 2017 - 5:20am
September 14, 2017
Public invited to tour new middle school today
September 14, 2017 - 5:06am
September 8, 2017
Carlton's Abby Mickle makes a kill past Cloquet's Lucy Sinkkonen during Tuesday night's volleyball match. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal
Bulldogs topple Lumberjacks in new gym
September 8, 2017 - 1:18pm
August 6, 2017
The new three-station gymnasium will host varsity basketball and volleyball games because of its larger seating capacity and other features. Tyler Northey/Pine Journal
Excitement builds for new middle school
August 6, 2017 - 1:48pm
June 9, 2017
Cloquet Student Council member Addison Loeb shows the contents of the time capsule to show the audience gathered at the middle school goodbye ceremony May 31. Fellow council member Hannah Durfee watches. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
'School's out forever'
June 9, 2017 - 3:02pm
May 25, 2017
Under the watchful eyes of counselor Jamie Jazdzewski and teacher Chris Metzer, sixth-grader Ashton Stansfield gets to see how much two five-gallon buckets full of water weigh and determines it wouldn’t be that easy to walk miles carrying that load. Jana Peterson/Pine Journal
Students immerse themselves in 'walk to water'
May 25, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 22, 2017
Thank Cloquet Middle School for 100 years of service
May 22, 2017 - 12:11pm
May 15, 2017
This drawing shows the site plan for the proposed Cloquet Middle School Apartments. Roers Investment LLC wants to turn the historic building into 57 apartments. Contributed Drawing
Details of middle school apartment plan emerge
May 15, 2017 - 1:38pm
April 8, 2017
Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazen signs a copy of her book, "Four Perfect Pebbles," for CMS eighth-grader Ashley Zink and other students and teachers after her presentation Monday. Jamie Lund/
Holocaust survivor shares her story
April 8, 2017 - 6:59am