Middle School

“We were kept busy, that’s for sure.” That’s how Luverne Middle School social studies teacher April Wallace describes the recent trip to Washington, D.C. Thirty-three eighth and ninth-grade students, three school staff and twelve adults flew to the nation’s capital July 12. The group spent five...
Several instrumentalists from schools in the Star Herald converage area performed in Marshall Saturday for the Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band event including the 9-10 Honor Band conducted by Jay Eichhorst, pictured above.
Local students were among more than 200 instrumentalists from 22 schools in southwest Minnesota selected to participate in the Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band event Saturday in Marshall. After a full day of rehearsing with guest directors, students performed a public concert in...
Mavis Fodness Photo/1201Rafiki Bracelets Luverne Middle School students Brodi Oakley (left) and Mia Wenzel hold Rafiki bracelets, a fundraising project currently underway by the Middle School Student Council.
By Mavis Fodness Luverne seventh-grader Mia Wenzel knows the $10 beaded bracelet she purchased two months ago had a positive impact on an African family. She and 24 other student council members and two adults attended the WE Day conference in late September. WE Day in the Twin Cities Excel Center...
The student council at Luverne Middle School challenged their peers to recycle more paper at school and this fall organized the purchase and distribution of 68 blue plastic recycling containers for classroom use. The group also organized and funded 17 education supply kits for students in Haiti. Pictured with the recycling bins are (front, leaning or kneeling from left) Lauren Ver Steeg, Regan Feit, Mia Wenzel, Gryphon Noerenberg, Jordan Winter, (middle standing) Sophia Lanoue, Elise Jarchow, Ainslie Robins
Luverne Middle School students have spent the school year being challenged by their peers to make a difference. The effort stems from the student council’s attendance at the WE Day Minnesota conference in early November. Becky Rahm, the middle school student council adviser, said the daylong event...
H-BC High School Honor Roll   Quarter 3 A Honor Roll Seniors: Tessa Klarenbeek, Trevor Paulsen, Stuart Plimpton, Thea Richards. Juniors: Alyssa Allen, Riley Boese, Jed Burgers, Courtney Kruger, Haley Leuthold, Logan Leuthold, Isaiah Vis. Sophomores: Trenton Bass, Grace Holthaus, Angela Martinyuk,...
Carter Moerke (left) and Carter Crowe look at grave markers inside the Hinkly Tomb at the Maplewood Cemetery west of Luverne.
For more than three decades, Luverne’s high school students have boarded school buses and made the short field trip to the Maplewood Cemetery just west of town. The field trip on Monday, Nov. 2, by the ninth-grade class continues an activity begun by retired instructor Katie Hemme. “I thought,...
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