2017-18 school year

Former Adrian Public Schools teacher Cate Koehne is the district’s new middle-high school principal. In her first year as an administrator, Koehne intends to continue building a positive learning environment, a goal set by her predecessor, the late Tim Christensen.
For two decades Adrian educator Cate Koehne immersed herself as a classroom teacher in helping her special education students achieve their individual learning goals. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, when Adrian’s 350 seventh-through twelfth-grade students return to school, Koehne steps into the official role...
Thousands of preschool through 12th-grade students entered schools throughout the area this week. It’s a fresh start. A clean slate. A new way to start over with a positive focus on the tasks at hand. Most importantly, the new school year is a chance for young people to learn to communicate and...
Staff continue to be inspired by Luverne Superintendent Craig Oftedahl’s 2015-16 message to “Be Great” as seen Monday as staff continue to wear T-shirts as a reminder of his keynote address.
Laughter was included in Monday’s message to almost 200 Luverne Public School staff as they kicked off the first of four in-service days to prepare for the 2017-18 school year. Luverne Superintendent Craig Oftedahl built on previous in-service messages by sharing a video of motivational speaker,...
Nine teachers attended new teacher orientation last week for Luverne Public Schools. Pictured (front row, from left) are Becky Redetzke, Tiffany Veal, Dana Wolf, Susan Bullerman, Alicia Reker, (back) Jason Berghorst, Travis Bullerman, Bryan Snyders and Joseph Stearns.
Nineteen new teachers will be greeting students in the Star Herald coverage area when the 2017-18 school year gets underway Sept. 5. Luverne welcomed nine new instructors, with Ellsworth welcoming two, and Adrian five teachers and one new administrator (see separate story) during this week’s in-...
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