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The heavy, wet snowfall of April 29 has led to a two-hour delay at local schools. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Schools announce two-hour delay

Due to the heavy, wet snow that has fallen on Monday, April 29 and the anticipated continued poor weather, School District 166, Oshki Ogimaag and Great Expections School schools have announced a two-h


School District 166 Board Chair Sissy Lunde and Superintendent Bill Crandall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

School District 166 update from superintendent

The School District 166 board meet on Thursday, April 18 for a meeting that included discussion of financial goals and some personnel matters.


English as a Second Language important at ISD 166

Cook County School District 166 had some new students in attendance in recent weeks. Their family moved to the North Shore from Puerto Rico.


 

Cook County Schools CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday due to hazardous weather

 The National Weather Service has declared the next week as “a period of historic cold temperatures and life-threatening wind chills.” For that reason, all Cook County Schools ar


Great Expectations School in Grand Marais on a wintry day

Checking in with Great Expectations School

Great Expectations School (GES) in Grand Marais is governed by a school board and the board meets the first and third Thursday of each month.


School Board Chair Sissy Lunde and Superintendent Bill Crandall

Superintendent shares news of School District 166

School District 166 met on January 3, 2019 for its annual organizational meeting, as well as its regular meeting.


 

Local schools closed Monday due to weather

Local Cook County School District 166 and Great Expectations school are closed Jan. 7 due to weather conditions. Birch Grove Community School in Tofte is also closed. 


Outgoing School District 166 board member Chris Goettl thanked his colleagues and the community at his last meeting on Dec. 13

Last school board meeting for Chris Goettl

The first School District 166 board meeting of 2019 will be the first for newly elected board member Rena Rogers. 
 

 

Catching up with Great Expectations School

WTIP periodically checks in with our local schools.


School District 166 - Eagle entrance

Superintendent answers levy and language questions

The school board of School District 166 will be meeting on Thursday, December 13 for a regular meeting and for its Truth-in-Taxation session.