Luverne High School

A missing turkey, a family of nine children and an ornery grandpa come together next week for Luverne High School’s annual fall play performance. Curtains open for “The Case of the Missing Gobbler” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, in the high school auditorium. Sharon Boltjes returns...
Luverne High School conducted its Homecoming coronation Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Luverne Elementary School. Pictured (front, left) are exchange student escorts Hailey Franken and Taylor Kern, freshman representative Reka Meinerts, sophomore representative Greta Ahrendt, junior representative Anika...
"Be the Biscuit" was one of several inspirational saying Miller wrote in the hull of the rowboat in black magic marker.
Six years after graduating from Luverne High School, Caitlin Miller returned last week to inspire current middle and high school students. Principal Ryan Johnson introduced Miller at the morning session with students in grades 6 through 8 and the afternoon session to ninth- through 12th-grade...
Luverne’s Zoe Brown is collecting prom dresses to lend out to area students who otherwise couldn’t afford to attend their high school proms. ATLAS of Rock County is providing the drop-off and pickup location for Brown’s project.
A Luverne High School senior wants every high school girl to have a chance to experience prom. Zoe Brown is coordinating a prom dress exchange with ATLAS of Rock County to make that happen. For the cost of dry cleaning, any area high schooler can borrow a glamorous dress for the special night. “I...
Tatiana Gust (sitting) plays “Jo” in the upcoming one act play, “I Hate Love,” at the Luverne High School Auditorium. Paul Witte III (far left) acts as “Pain” grabbing “Love’s” arm (played by Zoe DeBates). Student director Ashlee Boltjes (far right) fills in as “Happiness.”
Second-year director Julie Fettes hopes this year’s one act play performance propels Luverne High School to the state contest. “Our goal is to advance this year,” she said. On Saturday Luverne will be one of four teams at the 3A subsection competition in Pipestone. The top two teams earn the right...
King and queen royalty for Luverne High School’s first-ever Snow Week are (front, from left) Ryleigh Beers, Katie Roberts, Susan Thompson, Hannah Hoogland, (back) Erik Wohnoutka, Cole Bosch, Adam Fodness and Derek Krueger. Students are selected by teachers based on grades and leadership qualities.
Luverne High School will celebrate its first-ever Snow Week next week, complete with royalty, special dress-up days and a dance. “It’s something different to break up the long winter,” said Mark Lundgren, student council adviser. He said student leaders in grades 9-12 have taken the lead on ideas...
"Colors of Death" is published by Thought Catalog Books and can be purchased on Amazon, Apple and Amazon and Noble in print or digital format.
Luverne High School graduate Rona Vaselaar has authored a book, “Colors of Death, Fifteen Tales of Horror,” released in October online and in bookstores. The series of short horror stories are described on the book’s back cover: “Humanity has long been fascinated by its darkest hours, secretly...
Zayna Hustoft helps some of the 85 kindergarten through fourth-grade students decorate pumpkin-shaped sugar cookies Saturday morning at the Luverne Elementary School.
Laughter and learning were among the activities Saturday morning during the third-annual Peer Helper Fun Day. Scooter races, face painting and Zoomobile presentations entertained the 85 students in kindergarten through fourth grade as the 24 high school peer helpers organized and operated the event...
Luverne High School marching band drum majors Samantha Ykema (left) and Katerina Siebert display some of the hardware the LHS group earned during the 2015 marching band season.
The Luverne High School marching band members are finished with fall competition, and director Richard Owen is reflecting on what he considers a successful season. “As a director it seemed to me that this season went really fast,” said Owen, who was in charge of 54 band students. There are 19...
Luverne High School Fall Play will be Nov. 6 and 7 in the high school auditorium. Cast and crew members include (front row, left) Christina Casazza, Bethany Starling, Sadie Kindt, Emma Verbrugge, Tatiana Gust, Naomie Daniel, Emily Wendland, Ashlee Boltjes, Tayler Hoogeveen, Gary the Pelican, Jake Henckel, (second row) Michael Kinsinger, Ryleigh Beers, Josh Schoneman, Brandon Claussen, Mira Uithoven, Katerina Siebert, Freddi Stroeh, Nicole Aanenson, Grace Sweeney, Doug Rozeboom, (back row) Aidan Bartels, Pau
Luverne High School students will perform their annual fall play — about a play being conducted in a high school auditorium — in the Luverne High School auditorium next week. “Paranormal High School,” written by Andrew Ross, is set in Bram Stoker High School, home of the Fighting Tarantulas. Its...

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