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Cook County Vikings logo - Courtesy of School District 166

CCHS football game canceled due to COVID-19 spike at Bigfork School District

An outbreak of COVID-19 at a school district in northern Minnesota led to the cancellation of the Cook County Vikings upcoming football game.


School District 166 welcome wall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

ISD 166 sets 2022 levy with little change from previous year

School District 166 set its preliminary levy at the September 16 school board meeting at the maximum amount allowed, which equals a .8 percent increase.


Great Expectations School - Image courtesy of GES

Great Expectations School ready to welcome students

All of our local schools have been working with Cook County Public Health to determine their plans for returning to school. Will students and staff be required to wear masks?


The symbol representing Oshki Ogimaag Charter School in Grand Portage. Image courtesy of Oshki Ogimaag

Oshki Ogimaag School preparing for new school year

There is always a lot to be done before the doors open to students in a new school year. That is complicated once again this year by the COVID-19 pandemics.


School District 166 has reminders of COVID-19 cautions throughout the school. Photo by Rhonda Silence

ISD 166 superintendent's thoughts on masks for new school year

As WTIP has reported, School District 166 will continue its policy that everyone in the building must wear masks to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.


Cook County School District 166 - WTIP file photo

ISD 166 to require masks for all students and staff as COVID cases spike in Cook County

The Cook County School District (ISD 166) Board voted Thursday night to implement a mask requirement for all students and staff to start the upcoming 2021-22 school year.


ISD 166 photo by CJHeithoff

Cook County school officials prepare for upcoming school year

August is here, which means it is time for local students and teachers to start thinking about going back to school.
 


Great Expectations School Director Rachael Lehman - Photo by Rhonda Silence

A visit with new Great Expectations School Director Rachael Lehman

After 16 years as director of Great Expectations School, Peter James will be retiring at the end of June.


School District 166 welcome wall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

A school board member's thoughts on the Local Indian Education Committee

In the last year the School District 166 school board has made a concerted effort to include a report from the Local Indian Education Committee (LIEC) on its agenda, in part at the request of the LIEC


Christopher Lindholm, formerly Pequot Lakes superintendent, is coming to School District 166. Submitted photo

New superintendent shares thoughts on controversy in former district

In May, the superintendent position for School District 166 was offered to Christopher Lindholm of Pequot Lakes and he accepted.