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DREAM Technical Academy

May 20, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Dream Academy senior Mackenzie Ouren, center, laughs with other seniors Brenna Richter, far left, and Darla Seehusen, far right, Thursday, May 11, at the Dream Academy on the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The girls talked about the friendships they have built while at the charter button
DREAM Tech Academy to graduate 16 seniors in its third year
May 20, 2017 - 8:50am
January 31, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Annie Schaefbauer holds a sign that reads "Coexist" as she participates in the march Tuesday along First Street South in Willmar to show support for minority communities and protest an executive order temporarily restricting immigration from seven countries.
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Diversity is focus of Willmar march
January 31, 2017 - 11:11pm
January 26, 2017
Tanya McCoss Yerigan speaks about toxic stress in children during a Jan. 16 presentation to educators attending a Minnesota River Valley Education District event at the Lac qui Parle Valley School in rural Madison. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Classroom challenge: Stress affects students’ ability to learn
January 26, 2017 - 5:00am
April 25, 2016
Students practice American Sign Language Thursday at DREAM Technical Academy on the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. Clockwise, from left, are Hattie Herem, Angelina Braun, Madeline Skrukrud, MattiLynn Johnson, Nissa Johnson and seminar leader Amy Haney. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
DREAM Academy student teaches classmates American Sign Language
April 25, 2016 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Micah Peterson explains bow hunting. Some students gave demonstrations while others staged presentations during Dreams to Reality Night Tuesday at DREAM Technical Academy in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Students take their ‘Dreams to Reality’
December 9, 2015 - 11:51pm
October 8, 2015
Japanese educators interested in introducing project-based education in their schools visited the DREAM Technical Academy in Willmar Thursday to learn first-hand what it is like to start a school offering the approach. (Tom Cherveny | Tribune)
Japanese educators learn what it takes to start project-based school at the Dream Academy
October 8, 2015 - 10:53pm
September 5, 2015
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Video: DREAM Tech students/staff evaluate where they stand
September 5, 2015 - 9:01am
August 17, 2015
Letter: A mother’s Dream Technical Academy
August 17, 2015 - 12:01am
March 11, 2015
Letter: A better way of learning
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 17, 2014
Karina Gonzalez, 15, holds up her fashion designs at DREAM Technical Academy in Willmar. Students are separated into groups instead of grades and still have to take state-required tests. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
DREAM school opens
September 17, 2014 - 11:53pm
August 1, 2014
Nathan Neuvirth, 12, of Willmar highlights his red desk top with yellow dashes on Monday. He will be a seventh-grader this fall at the DREAM Technical Academy on the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar.  (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Charter school students prepare for school year by painting their own desks
August 1, 2014 - 11:10pm