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Kennedy Elementary School

May 9, 2017
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School Foundation approves grants for ninth-grade academy, crossing guards
May 9, 2017 - 9:37am
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Josslyn Heck, from left, Alejandra Mejia and Mercedes Turrubiates write down ideas for characters for a book. They were among about 450 students assembled May 1 at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar to hear children's author Lisa Bullard speak about telling and writing stories.
Expert advises Willmar students: Minnesota author speaks to Willmar elementary students
May 9, 2017 - 6:04am
February 28, 2017
Gretchen Baumgarn
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Baumgarn chosen to lead new Lakeland Elementary
February 28, 2017 - 11:07pm
November 21, 2016
Joe Brown, left, and Carter Sack, block layers for Double J Concrete & Masonry, shovel excess concrete into a bucket Thursday evening at the construction site of the new elementary school in southeast Willmar. Construction will be finished Sept. 5, 2017. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar schools buzzing with activity as building program progresses
November 21, 2016 - 6:50am
October 6, 2016
CJ Lindor, center, talks to participants during a Walk Bike Fun demonstration Wednesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. BikeMN is training educators across Minnesota in the curriculum designed to teach children how to be safe bikers and pedestrians. 

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Walk! Bike! Fun! BikeMN educator training
October 6, 2016 - 12:53pm
February 7, 2016
Fourth-graders Matthew Strey, left, and Jordan Gorans share a library moment during Friday’s weekly visit by Cassie Ackerson’s class at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar.
Library moment
February 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
February 3, 2016
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Students get early out on Tuesday with storm on way
February 3, 2016 - 7:19am
December 30, 2015
Students are photographed during the first day of classes at Kennedy Elementary School, which was recently named a Minnesota Celebration school. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Kennedy Elementary named celebration school
December 30, 2015 - 11:00pm
June 1, 2015
Jon Pattison and Ashely Johnson, both 17, clean lockers Monday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. They were two of several high school students working for the school district at Kennedy. (Gary Miller | TRIBUNE)
Workin’ at school
June 1, 2015 - 11:51pm
March 3, 2015
Buses pick up students shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The public school district closed schools and cancelled activities because blizzard warnings were in effect for west central Minnesota until 6 p.m. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
March 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
December 17, 2014
Academic improvement recognized at Kennedy Elementary
December 17, 2014 - 11:04pm
July 14, 2014
School Board discusses need for possible budget cuts next year
July 14, 2014 - 10:43pm
February 5, 2014
State review: Kennedy Elementary faces challenges, receives praise
February 5, 2014 - 11:25pm
November 11, 2013
Army National Guard Spc. Grant Schackman, an Iraq War veteran, talks to second-grade students Monday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar about his work maintaining military vehicles at the Willmar Armory and some of the equipment soldiers use in the field. Schackman addressed the students in the classroom of Amber DeBoer, his sister. Students also had the opportunity to share lunch with a veteran as part of the school’s Veterans Day activities.
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An insight into the military life
November 11, 2013 - 11:44pm
September 30, 2013
Massive improvement in test scores at Kennedy Elementary School
September 30, 2013 - 11:15pm