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June 5, 2009
Taylor Lara, left, gets her Memory Book signed by Karen Loge on Thursday at Jefferson Elementary School. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Elementary schools see last students leave
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 21, 2009
Maysen Nelson, 7, left, and Alexys Trevino, 8, both second-grade students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, compete Wednesday in a sack race during Play Day at Hodapp Field. The event, for first- and second-grade students, is held annually to celebrate the end of the school year. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Let the fun begin
May 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 20, 2009
Members of the Destination ImagiNation team get a send-off Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar as they board a bus bound for the global competition in Knoxville, Tenn. The team named Ye Old Cardinals placed second in the state copetition April 18. Destination ImagiNation is a creative problem-solving program open to competitors from kindergarten through college. It operates in all 50 states and more than 40 countries participated in the ViDIo Lit Hits category. They performed a live music vid...
Making history
May 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Netanya Carlson, a student at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, gives "Minnie Moo" the miniature horse a wave Thursday during Ag Day at Jefferson Elementary School in Willmar. About 25 students from the Willmar high School FFA presented a farm aware-ness program featuring animals, plants, models and machinery. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Hi! What's your name?
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Kelsey Bonnema, a 12th-grader at Central Minnesota Christian School in Prinsburg, uses a set of diseased pigs lungs Tuesday to illustrate the dangers of tobbacco use while addressing second-grade students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Bonnema was part of a Students Working Against Tobacco demonstration. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
The leafy remains of a snowman slowly melt Monday in a yard across the street from Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The signs of winter are likely to quickly disappear as the National Weather Service predicts temperatures will gradually get warmer as the week progresses. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
The inevitable big melt
April 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Students wait for rides Tuesday outside Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar at the end of the school day. Willmar school officials voted to spend $1.5 million on a building addition at the school in an effort to reorganize the district's K-8 buildings and its early childhood and community education programs. Classes will moved from Washington Learning Center and Lincoln Elemetery School. Both buildings will close their doors. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
School officials vote in favor of expansion at Roosevelt Elementery School
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Pilot project aims to improve ELL program
March 7, 2009 - 1:30am
February 24, 2009
Willmar may build addition to Roosevelt
February 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Legislators seeking public input on budget
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Ella Swenson glues a paper heart Wednesday to a Valentine's Day gift during Cardinals Kids at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
For the ones she loves
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., right, arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, for the swearing-in of President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Kennedy taken to hospital
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Commentary: Caroline did not earn it, but she'll likely get it
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Willmar school officials chafe over federal law requirements in math, reading
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Willmar Public Schools Foundation OKs grants for literacy programs at Kennedy and junior high
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am