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Explosion destroys home in Chokio
Neil Schmidgall inducted into Pit and Quarry Hall of Fame
Donations help add more than 40 bilingual books to elementary school library
UMM Preview: March 28 to April 5, 2015
Features from the Farm: Floor space allowance for group-housed gestating sows
Tigers return to the track
MAHACA wrestling program excited to move forward
Elementary wrestling has record-setting season
Tiger Sharks wrap up winter session
MAHS hosts 11th annual Alumni Basketball tourney
Carol M. Trost
Steve Lang: For all things Swedish, there's no place like Holman's
Letter: Wind is our friend
Letter: USA could become the next Humpty Dumpty
Letter: Clean energy legislation needs our help
Talking it Over: Powering up the country
Area Student Accomplishments 032815
Open Houses 032815
Bennett Harvey Joos
Elliott “Elli” Nicole Anderson
Farm Progress edition 2015
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
USDA provides one-time extension of deadline to update base acres or yield history for ARC/PLC programs
March 6, 2015
Superintendent's Report: Preparing for the World's Best Workforce
The "Striving For the World's Best Workforce" bill was passed in 2013 to ensure every school district in the state is making strides to improve student performance. Why is Minnesota focused on these ideas? For our state to be competitive, we must have students who are career and college...
March 6, 2015 - 4:23pm
January 4, 2013
Discussions regarding potential consolidation of the Morris Area and Cyrus School Districts have been ongoing for several months. The financial situation and decreasing enrollment numbers supported the need for a potential change for the Cyrus School District - options included consolidation...
January 4, 2013 - 3:40pm
December 7, 2012
Colin Powell was quoted as saying, "Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't matter much either. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish...
December 7, 2012 - 4:44pm
November 9, 2012
Our student body--especially at the high school--seems to have complaints and concerns this year about the lunches being served as part of the school's food service program. More accurately, the majority of the complaints are about not getting enough to eat. I would like to explain...
November 9, 2012 - 4:28pm
October 5, 2012
Every now and then, we hear, see, or experience something that makes us go "uh-huh" - one of those moments that sinks in, makes an impact, and stays on your mind for a while. Recently, I had one of those, and it related to the importance of reading and literacy. For my entire career...
October 5, 2012 - 3:46pm
September 7, 2012
The Morris Area School District staff welcomed 1,030 students to the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Student enrollment in grades K-12 exceeded our enrollment projections by 37 students, and this is the first time that the district's K-12 enrollment surpassed 1,000 students...
September 7, 2012 - 3:22pm
January 13, 2012
Superintendent's Report-Morris Area Schools
The first four months of the nine-month school year have come and gone with several reasons to celebrate, and I believe we are nearing the midpoint of a very good school year. Here are a few pieces of information I would like to share. The Morris Sun Tribune recently ran a series...
January 13, 2012 - 3:26pm
August 5, 2011
Morris Area Superintendent's Report
In 2011, the combined Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (GRAD) writing test scores for Morris Area High School ninth graders were five percentage points better than those recorded statewide. In addition, MAHS ninth graders scored nearly two percentage points higher than...
August 5, 2011 - 4:50pm
July 15, 2011
Although hard to believe, it has been six weeks since the Morris Area High School Class of 2011 graduation. Summer vacation is almost one-half completed, and before we know it, we will be starting another school year. The past month and a half has been busy, and there are a few things...
July 15, 2011 - 4:14pm
April 1, 2011
Morris Area Superintendent's Report
Tele-practice is a somewhat new method of delivering special education services to students via the Internet. The most common service delivered using this format is speech therapy, but other services may be delivered this way, as well, including services to students who are deaf...
April 1, 2011 - 4:31pm