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New language and culture class at ISD 166

There's a new class at ISD 166 this year that focuses on language and cultures from around the world. The class is funded through a grant in the 2017-18 school year.


Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

ISD 166 releases statement in response to allegations of racist bullying in local schools

A group of concerned residents gathered in downtown Grand Marais on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to discuss recent reports of racism in the local school district.


 

GES growth and expansion plans

As Great Expectations continues to grow, a need for expansion is becoming greater.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Great Expectations administrator Peter James about that topic and more.


Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Superintendent discusses racism at ISD 166

During a meeting of the ISD 166 School Board on Thursday, Sept. 21, the topic of racism in the local school system was addressed.


 

Vikings aim for third consecutive trip to volleyball state tournament

The Cook County Vikings volleyball team has advanced to the state tournament in each of the last two seasons.


 

GES preparations for upcoming school year

The new school year is just days away now, and WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Great Expectations administrator Peter James about facilities and other preparations for the new school year. 


 

Superintendent discusses latest school board meeting

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke on the phone with Cook County School District superintendent Bill Crandall about the latest school board meeting.


 

Summer food project exceeds school expectations

Cook County Schools ISD166 is serving an average of 80 kids daily through its breakfast/lunch summer food program. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Dr.


 

GES: expansion, high school and community cooperation

School’s out for the summer, but planning for the next school year and beyond continues.


 

Superintendent discusses art teacher dismissal

Through social media, controversy has developed over the non-renewal of the ISD 166 art teacher’s contract. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall about the issue.