In her 30 years of working in education, Vonda Viland has taken an important lessen to heart.
“I’ve never met a student who wants to be a failure,” she said.
Viland spoke at Luverne Public School’s final teacher in-service day on Thursday, Aug. 31.
Students returned to classes on Tuesday.
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...
A Luverne native is making an impact in a California school for students in poverty, and her story is told in a documentary film, “The Bad Kids,” recently released.
Vonda Viland, LHS Class of 1984, is the principal at Black Rock Continuation High School, which is one of 29 schools in the state...