education

Heidi Schacht retired from a career in education after 36 years, 14 of which were as a kindergarten teacher at Luverne Elementary School.
Heidi Schacht spent more than three decades working in education and found there is nothing like working in the classroom. Now there is nothing like retirement. Schacht was involved in education for 36 years, the last 14 at Luverne Elementary School. “We always knew I would retire when Spencer...
Russell Lofthus (far right), Adrian Elementary principal for the past 21 years, said goodbye to students, colleagues and friends Wednesday afternoon, May 29, in a public open house at the school. “It was time,” he said to well-wishers. The McVille, North Dakota, native began his career in education...
The Luverne School Board approved hiring an additional special education teacher to assist current and future students in the district. Currently the district has seven full-time special education teachers working with students in grades 1 through 12. The district also has three speech/language...
Luverne Community Education will offer the following upcoming classes and activities. Call 283-4724 to register.  Pop-in-Play Time is Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, or Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, for parents and children to play in the preschool classrooms at school. No fee, but registration requested....
Matt Christensen, a 2009 Luverne High School graduate, is spending more than two years in China as a Peace Corps volunteer.
A 2009 Luverne High School graduate is spending 27 months in China serving as a Peace Corps volunteer and immersing himself in traditional Chinese culture. Matt Christensen, 25, is teaching English at Longnan University of Science and Technology in the city of Chengxuan. Chengxuan is located in...
Ag education and philanthropic fundraising joined forces Sunday night for a “Farm to Table” event that met both education and fundraising goals. The Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF) and the Rock County Corn and Soybean Growers hosted a meal at The Bluestem for nearly 100 people. Chef Skyler...
Community Ed For more information or to register for these activities call Community Ed at 283-4724. Learn the Basics for Veggie Gardening with the master gardeners on April 14. Fee is $10. The Minnesota River Agency will present Welcome to Medicare – the A through D of it on April 16. If you are...
The Rock County Natural Resources Conservation Service is looking for volunteers to assist with the agency’s education and outreach events. In recognition of National Volunteer Week April 10-16, NRCS is encouraging more people to volunteer locally and to thank those who gave of their time in 2015...
Community Ed Register for these activities by calling Community Ed at 283-4724. Discovery Time School Readiness Preschool registrations are being accepted now for Sept. 2016. There are classes for ages 3, 4, and 5-year-olds. Defensive Driving refresher class Jan. 21 or Feb. 23 will help keep your...
Last year local business, education and government professionals gathered in Luverne to discuss a career and vocational education program. The discussion is now expanding to include parents and students. Ed Elbers, a retired businessman and former sheriff, initiated the November 2014 discussion,...

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